Trump supporters react to his derogatory remark, in their own words

January 15, 2018

(CNN)Reports that Donald Trump referred to certain nations as “shithole countries” during a Thursday meeting in the Oval Office have inflamed his critics and drawn condemnation from the international community. CNN spoke to several of them to see whether they still support the President after his comments. Here’s what they had to say. Sen. Durbin: Trump said those hateful things …

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Wal-Mart to Cut Thousands of Store-Management Roles

January 14, 2018

A day after embarking on a pay hike, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking steps to shake up management at thousands of its stores. The world’s biggest retailer is removing about 3,500 store co-managers, a salaried role that acts as a lieutenant underneath each store manager, according to people familiar with the move. It’s also adding about 1,700 assistant store managers, a slightly lower-paid role, who will oversee fast-growing areas like online orders, one of the people said. …

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Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

January 13, 2018

… fights to move forward, our President falls deeper and deeper into the rabbit hole of racism and xenophobia,” the NAACP said in a statement. “The United States’ position as a moral leader throughout the world has been thoroughly damaged by the continuous lowbrow, callous and unfiltered racism.” “It also reinforces the concerns that we hear every day, that the President’s slogan Make America Great Again is really code for Make America White Again,” …

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Sessions’ DOJ Charged A White Supremacist With Terrorism. They Just Didn’t Tell Anyone.

January 12, 2018

… apparatus that treats domestic terrorism as a second-class threat. “This type of a crime certainly, from a perspective of seriousness and the potential for injuring or even killing large numbers of people, is very much on par with other terrorism crimes that we’ve seen in the United States and elsewhere which are motivated by the Islamist extremist ideologies such as that promoted by ISIS,” Mary McCord, a Justice Department veteran who headed DOJ’s National Security …

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Trump: I’m a ‘very stable genius’

January 11, 2018

… cards very hard and, as everyone knows, went down in flames. I went from VERY successful businessman, to top T.V. Star … to President of the United States (on my first try). I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius … and a very stable genius at that!” …

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The GOP Tax Bill Would Hit Women Hard, & Heres What You Need To Know

January 11, 2018

… across the board than men, the bill will hurt them more. Across the board, there is a very real wage gap between men and women. That gap is even more pronounced when you factor in race and ethnicity. And according to the National Women’s Law Center, women make up nearly two-thirds of minimum wage workers in the United States. That matters when discussing the tax bill, largely due to who the tax cuts go to. While Republicans like Ryan have promised upwards of $4,000 back in the average …

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Trump Says Bannon Lost His Mind After Leaving White House

January 8, 2018

… held for more than thirty years by Republicans. Steve doesn’t represent my base — he’s only in it for himself.” Statement from the President of the United States: Bannon backed former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore over Trump’s preferred candidate, incumbent Senator Luther Strange, in a primary election for the Alabama seat. Moore lost to Democrat Doug Jones in the special election after several women accused him of sexual misconduct while they were …

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All 6 Defendants Not Guilty In Key Felony Trial Of Trump Inauguration Protesters

January 4, 2018

… in a large group that police encircled (or “kettled”) and arrested en masse in downtown D.C. on Jan. 20, just before Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Authorities acted after some people in D.C. smashed windows and spray-painted cars and buildings in the city that day. Justice Department prosecutors representing the U.S. government conceded at the beginning of the trial that there was no evidence any of the six defendants engaged in any property …

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Gun-Toting Zoo Owners in Showdown With PETA and the Feds Over Baby Tigers

January 4, 2018

… send the cats to The Wild Animal Sanctuary, where about 84 tigers roam free after being rescued from roadside zoos or surrendered by their owners. Americas captive tigers outnumber their wild, endangered counterparts. Experts estimate as many as 10,000 captive tigers are in the United States alone. According to PETAs lawsuit, the wild tiger population is at an all-time low, with just 3,200 of the apex predators in the world today. But big cat sanctuaries are bursting at the seams with tigers …

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Trumps War on the Truthand How We Can Fight It

January 4, 2018

… scurrilous or abusive language about the form of government of the United States, or the Constitution of the United States, or the military or naval forces of the United States. And, of course, there was President Richard Nixons litany of paranoid assaults on the Constitution, including a White House enemies list of 56 journalists and media executives, complete with break-ins at private homes and offices as well as attempts to block publication of Pentagon Papers and to dismiss the Watergate …

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