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Trump's Tweets About Rachel Crooks Are Exactly Why Women Don't Come Forward

Rachel Crooks has told the same story for two years: she says Donald Trump kissed her without consent when she was working at Trump Tower in 2006. She told The New York Times before the 2016 election; she told the nation on NBC's Today in December; s…
By Lauren Holter

170 Political Experts Agree Trump Is One Of The Worst Presidents In History

We've heard about low ratings, and we've read column after column about how Trump is debasing the office of the American presidency. However, The New York Times has just done a poll that reveals that it's not just the general American public who rate…
By Lani Seelinger

Millennials On SNAP Say Trump’s “Blue Apron” Boxes Humiliate Them (& Their Children)

Chelsea*, a 26-year-old nursing assistant and single mother in Pennsylvania, is one of the 42 million Americans who benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the national program formerly known as food stamps, that provides …
By Alicia Menendez

Trump Went To A Theme Party At Mar-A-Lago After Meeting With Florida Shooting Survivors

One metric by which presidents are judged is how they react to the inevitable tragic circumstances that come up during their times in office. President Trump is no different, and the school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead and another 15 …
By Lani Seelinger

Hollywood's "Patriotic" Movies Are No Longer A Guaranteed Success — And Here's Why It Matters

Although 2018 has only begun, the year has already seen the high-profile release of two military movies with patriotic themes. In January, there was 12 Strong (producer: Molly Smith), about the first U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan following the terrori…
By Johnny Brayson

Donald Trump & Melania's Valentine's Day Plan Is Honestly Pretty Sad

People have poked fun at Donald Trump's relationship with Melania for the entirety of his time in office (beginning with that brief "Free Melania" phase). But the couple has faced even more scrutiny since his alleged relationship with Stormy Daniels …
By Monica Hunter-Hart

Kirsten Gillibrand Says Rob Porter Is Just One Part Of A Bigger Problem

In a lengthy tweetstorm Friday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said that Rob Porter, the White House official who resigned Wednesday over abuse allegations, is only part of the problem. A former top aide to President Trump, Porter left his post after two of…
By Seth Millstein

Another Top White House Official Has Resigned Over Abuse Allegations

The Washington Post reported Friday that White House speechwriter David Sorensen has resigned amidst allegations that he violently assaulted his ex-wife during their marriage. Sorensen strongly denied the allegations, saying in a statement that he ha…
By Seth Millstein

Donald Trump Jr. Says His Dad Has WAY Too Many Photos With Rappers To Be Racist

It makes sense that a son would want to defend his father against hurtful rumors, even when said father is the president. Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's eldest son, has made a habit of doing exactly that. As of Friday, Trump Jr. has a new defens…
By Lani Seelinger

The Navy SEAL Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Calls Trump's Military Parade "Third-World Bullsh*t

Democrats and Republicans alike have criticized President Trump's desire to hold a military parade on the streets of Washington, D.C., and now, a prominent veteran is joining the chorus of opposition. Robert J. O'Neill, the Navy SEAL who claims to ha…
By Seth Millstein

Donald Trump & The NFL Have A History Of Drama (Even Before The Anthem Protests)

If you're a football fan with a penchant for politics, you might be wondering about Donald Trump's relationship with the NFL. It's a complicated, dramatic, and undoubtedly interesting dynamic. From trying to buy a football team in the 1980s, attempti…
By Mehreen Kasana

Macaulay Culkin Just Threw Shade At Trump & 'Home Alone' Fans Will Totally Understand

If you've long suspected that Macaulay Culkin isn't a fan of Donald Trump's cameo in Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, then congratulations: You were absolutely, totally correct. In a Reddit AMA earlier this week, the actor was asked which Home Alone m…
By Amy Roberts

Here’s Who’s Gonna Be The Next President If Something Catastrophic Happens At The SOTU

Elected officials and members of the media are gathering in Washington, D.C. for President Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday night. But per tradition, one high-ranking official will not be allowed at the event: Trump's designated su…
By Seth Millstein

What You Need To Know About Melania Trump's State Of The Union Guests

President Trump is delivering his second State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, and per tradition, he and Melania Trump have invited a host of guests to join them at the event. They'll be seated with the First Lady during the speech itself, a…
By Seth Millstein

Everybody Who Is Boycotting Trump's First State Of The Union (So Far)

When Donald Trump gives his first State of the Union address, it turns out that he won't have all of the members of Congress — or even the Supreme Court —present. So far, thirteen Democratic congresspeople and one justice have announced that they hav…
By Lani Seelinger

13 Tips For Understanding WTF Is Going On At Trump's First State Of The Union

A president hardly looks more "presidential" than when he's standing behind a podium, flanked by his Vice President and the Speaker of the House, with members of Congress as his audience and tens of millions of Americans watching from home. President…
By Erin Delmore

Trump's State Of The Union Will Be Streaming Everywhere

It's that time of the year again — time for the president to address the nation and give everyone a sense of how he thinks things are going. If you don't have access to a TV, you'll need to know how to stream Trump's first State of the Union speech. …
By Lani Seelinger

What You Need To Know About The Man Who Reportedly Stopped Trump From Firing Mueller

According to a bombshell report in The New York Times on Thursday, President Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller in June, but backed down after one of his top lawyers refused to give the order and threatened to resign if Trump did so o…
By Seth Millstein

The GOP Candidate Who Made Sexist Comments About Feminism Is "Totally" Against Gun Control

A Republican Senate candidate in Missouri landed himself in hot water on Tuesday for posting an anti-feminist screed on Facebook, in which he condemned "nail-biting manophobic hell-bent feminist she devils" and "gender-bending word games by a goofy n…
By Seth Millstein

Trump Asked A Museum For A Van Gogh Painting & It Offered Him THIS Instead

According to The Washington Post, the White House asked the Guggenheim Museum in September if President Trump and the first lady could borrow "Landscape in the Snow," a painting by Vincent van Gogh, for display in their private quarters. The Guggenhe…
By Seth Millstein