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One Trump surrogate, Darrell Scott, an African-American pastor became so irritated about why African-Americans need to support the President Donald Trump during an MSNBC panel. Scott said that Black Americans need to stop focusing on Trump’s many racist views, and instead “have intercourse” with him: So, let’s have this conversation. Let’s not make excuses for why this conversation can’t be had. The door is open at the White House to have this conversation. The Congressional Black Caucus was invited there, they declined to come. Blacks as a whole refuse to have anything to do with President Trump, and then they…

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On Wednesday morning’s 700 Club, televangelist Pat Robinson lamented over Matt Lauer’s firing for sexual misconduct, afraid that “terrific” men are having their careers ruined over “standard stuff.” “That was standard stuff,” Robertson said. “Now it’s looked on as shocking but, folks, it’s been happening a long time, and nobody said anything about it. Now they’re finally wising up, but I just hate to see some of these men’s careers—I mean, guys like Charlie Rose, these are terrific people, and I hate to see it happen.” “These guys don’t have a trial, either,” he added. “They don’t have the rules…

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On Thursday, Rep. Trent Franks announced he would leave Congress next month after it came out that he asked two female staffers to be surrogate mothers. But on Friday, Franks released a statement that he would be resigning immediately, citing that his wife was hospitalized on Thursday night due to a recurring health issue. Friday will now mark his last day as a member of Congress. “Last night, my wife was admitted to the hospital in Washington, D.C. due to an ongoing ailment,” Franks said. “After discussing options with my family, we came…

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President Donald Trump announced  few days ago that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and he would be moving the U.S. embassy to the city. There have been condemnation over this announcement including Pope Francis. “I cannot hide my deep concern for the situation that has been created in the last few days, and at the same time, I offer a heartfelt appeal for the commitment of all to respect the status quo of the city in conformity with the pertinent UN resolutions,” the pope said. “Jerusalem is a unique city, which is sacred for…

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According to White House Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, President Donald Trump is scheduled to have a physical exam early next year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the results will be released to the public. This is coming a day after Trump slurred his speech during remarks about Israel, sparking speculation about his health. Sanders denied it was the result of a medical problem, saying “The president’s throat was dry, nothing more than that,” she told reporters. Sanders called the questions about Trump’s health “frankly, pretty ridiculous.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/ABCPolitics/status/938846753599627264

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Roy Moore once slammed the United States for promoting “a lot of bad things,” and praised Russian President Vladimir Putin. In an interview over the summer that’s getting renewed attention this week, The Guardian quoted President Ronald Reagan as once calling the Soviet Union “the focus of evil in the modern world.” Reagan made the comment during his “evil empire” speech in 1983. During an interview last summer with The Guardian newspaper, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore found similarities between himself and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “You could say that very well about America, couldn’t you?” Moore said.…

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According to The Daily Mail, Donald Trump’s odd slurring during his speech Wednesday declaring the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was due to…lose dentures. From The Daily Mail: But a Virginia dentist consulted by DailyMail.com watched a video of the speech Wednesday afternoon and concluded that the speech quirk ‘sounds like a loose denture plate.’ ‘Saliva can get trapped between an upper plate and the palate – or between the lower plate and the lower jaw – and that’s what makes the noise,’ he said. The unnamed dentist also speculated that it’s also “a bit like…

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A source close to Sen. Al Franken confirms the senator will resign Thursday amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct, according to Minnesota Public Radio From MPR: MPR News agreed to withhold the official’s name because the official wanted to give Franken the chance to talk about his decision in his own words. Franken faced a cascade of calls Wednesday from fellow Democrats and other political allies to leave office in response to multiple allegations of sexual harassment. His departure would require DFL Gov. Mark Dayton to name a successor. That person would…

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Two people never made the event at the Kennedy Center Honors, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania. The first family said they hoped their absence would “allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction.” That announcement came shortly after two of the five honorees, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade and TV producer Norman Lear, said they planned to skip the ceremony altogether if Trump was involved, in protest over his administration’s proposal to cut funding for the arts. “No distractions! This is about the arts,” rapper-actor LL Cool J said, according to The Washington Post. “It doesn’t…

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The announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will become the first country to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been dubbed a “kiss of death” for the Middle East peace process by the Palestinians. Pope among many critics urging president not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital at planned speech on Wednesday Cacophony of angry and despairing voices across the Middle East and the world have urged Donald Trump not to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at a planned speech on Wednesday, warning him that any such announcement…

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