Scaramucci lauds Trump’s ‘unique intellect’ and trashes ‘delusional’ Bannon in new book

Ex-White House communications director, who served for just 10 days, says his former boss understands the common man In a new book, short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci escalates multiple long-running battles with erstwhile Washington colleagues while chiseling a heroic likeness of Donald Trump with inside tales of the…

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Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick to be excluded from FBI investigation

Kellyanne Conway tells CNN: I feel very empathetic for victims of sexual assault Im a victim of sexual assault The FBI will not interview Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, according to reports and the Republican senator Lindsey Graham, highlighting the narrow scope of…

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Donald Trump used a noticeably out-of-date photo to commemorate 9/11. Ugh.

WHAT, ME WORRY?Image: Getty Images Time to add another item to the list of perplexing decisions the White House made on 9/11.  On Tuesday, the below tweet was sent from Donald Trump’s Twitter account as he and First Lady Melania Trump departed the White House for the September 11 remembrance…

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While You Were Offline: Donald Trump Meets a Full-Courthouse Press

When this week started, I genuinely thought that I’d be writing about Madonna’s surreal VMA appearance or perhaps Cher’s continuing Abba tributes. Alas, that was not to be. It turned out to be a week in which all manner of big political events happened around the President of the United…

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Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge

Ankara officials will channel money into Turkeys financial markets and banks Turkeys beleagured currency has bounced back from record lows after Qatar pledged to shore up the banking sectors shaky finances with loans worth $15bn (11.8bn). A week after a diplomatic spat with the US sent the lira into a…

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Samantha Bee: ‘Nazis understand grassroots organizing better than the Democrats’

Late-night hosts discussed Trumps attacks on the intelligence community and the potential existence of an N-word tape Late-night hosts on Wednesday discussed Donald Trumps attacks on the intelligence community, the rise of fascism, and rumors that a tape exists in which Trump uses the N-word. Samantha Bee: Fascism is back…

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