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A former adviser to Hillary Clinton, Adam Parkhomenko hired a Mariachi band to play outside of the White House in an effort to disrupt President Trump’s sleep on Wednesday night. Hundreds of people came to “welcome” Trump back from Helsinki during the “Occupy Lafayette Park” protests. “I just got off the phone with an individual who is the coordinator of Mariachi bands and his first question was … Your primary goal is volume right? Yep,” Parkhomenko tweeted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLkG7l-cy5E People added that a crowdfund campaign on Twitter covered the costs for the band in less than 30 minutes. The 18-person band…

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We often have to allow political cartoonists tell us stories we may not use words to fully express. Pratfalls like Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki has inspired these gifted hands to tell us stories . From Amsterdam to New Zealand, Columbus to Charlotte, these cartoons skewer with painful points about Putin’s trophy, the ravaging of Lady Liberty, wooden wordplay — and the art of a deal: https://twitter.com/natebeeler/status/1019338082330578944 https://twitter.com/rodemmerson/status/1018928202482241536 https://twitter.com/politico/status/1019052366572806144 https://twitter.com/Broelman/status/1019340910159527936 https://twitter.com/JACKOHMAN/status/1019328011680641024 https://twitter.com/GoldingCartoons/status/1019461627077259266 https://twitter.com/MatttDavies/status/1020436951109906433 https://twitter.com/MorinToon/status/1020090683313541125 https://twitter.com/wuerker/status/1020012389578756098 https://twitter.com/NYDailyNews/status/1020051477866385408 https://twitter.com/AnnTelnaes/status/1019529212141686785 https://twitter.com/DWFitzsimmons/status/1020008178195427333 https://twitter.com/joepbertrams/status/1019537690935558144 https://twitter.com/Santiagojjjr/status/1019552725699256321

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Roseanne Barr is not satisfied with her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett as she defends her action again. Barr promised to release her own explanation after a series of interviews and her apology to Jarrett when the controversy first erupted in May. In the short clip, Barr looks disordered and distressed as she smokes a cigarette while arguing with a male producer about the editing of a previous video — one that was apparently cut together from multiple shots and showed Roseanne wearing different outfits. Soon, the agitated star brings up the since-deleted tweet in which she likened Jarrett, a…

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According to the New York Times, the FBI seized a secret recording made by President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen of a conversation with Trump ahead of the 2016 election, during which they discussed payments to a Playboy model alleging an affair with Trump. The recording was seized during a raid on Cohen’s office earlier this year, according to The Times. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani told the newspaper that the recording existed, but that the payment was never made. Giuliani asserted that the recording lasted less than two minutes…

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Finally, President Donald Trump is topping Google images in a very bad way.  Die-hard critics of Trump has  figured out a way to game Google Images’ algorithm so that when someone searches for the word “idiot”, photos of Trump show up. According to The Guardian, the Google Images association between Trump and the word “idiot” began after British demonstrators used the Green Day song “American Idiot” in huge and forceful protests against Trump during his visit to the U.K. last week. But since then, some Reddit users have managed to strengthen the link by upvoting a post featuring a photo…

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President Donald Trump said he would “love” to run for re-election against former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020. “I dream about Biden,” Trump said in a newly released clip of his Wednesday interview with CBS News’ Jeff Glor. “That’s a dream. Look, Joe Biden ran three times. He never got more than 1 percent. And President Obama took him out of the garbage heap and everybody was shocked that he did.” He continued: “There’s probably the group of seven or eight [possible Democratic 2020 challengers] right now ― I’d like to…

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Kimberly Guilfoyle is the lady who is currently dating Don Trump Jr. The Fox News host talked about her affair with the first son in a Breitbart Radio interview, where she discussed her previous 2 failed marriages and Trump Jr’s  political prospects. Guilfoyle was previously married to Gavin Newsom, who is currently running to be governor of California. In her interview, Guilfoyle railed against her ex-husband, claiming he has moved further to the left without her influence. She said, “Gavin was not as far left as he’s gone now.” She continued, “Sadly,…

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Time magazine has released a provocative cover image illustrating blending portraits of President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The mashup for the July issue appears like a Snapchat face swap: Retaining the leaders’ light-colored eyes, Trump’s signature blonde hair and eyebrows, and Putin’s nose. It’s a striking cover that comments on the controversy around Trump and Putin’s recent summit in Helsinki, Finland. “A year and a half into his presidency, Trump’s puzzling affinity for Putin has yet to be explained,” Brian Bennett writes in the Time cover story. The image, created by artist Nancy Burson, is meant to…

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A Secret Service agent who traveled as part of President Donald Trump’s security detail died Tuesday in Scotland after suffering a severe stroke. The Secret Service said in a statement the agent died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and coworkers — his “extended Secret Service family.” His name was not immediately released to allow for notification of family and to respect their privacy. Trump arrived in Scotland Friday evening to massive crowds of protesters. He stayed at his Turnberry golf resort in between a NATO summit in Brussels and a meeting with…

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The 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama while hosting a town hall meeting with young African leaders in South Africa recently said that men are on his nerves. “Everyday I read the newspaper and just think like ‘Brothers, what’s wrong with you guys? What’s wrong with us? We’re violent, we’re bullying. Just not handling our business,” Obama said. “I think empowering more women on the continent, that… is going to lead to some better policies,” he continued. Addressing 200 students at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, the former US…

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