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Donald Trump Challenges ‘Insecure’ Oprah Winfrey After Watching 60 Minutes Panel


President Donald Trump criticized Oprah Winfrey after she hosted a panel of voters during a special on 60 Minutes.

Donald Trump Fuels Viral ‘Loser CNN’ Meme


“The Fake News of big ratings loser CNN,” Trump wrote, retweeting a cartoon image of an old Wolf Blitzer searching for evidence of Russian collusion.

Donald Trump: ‘Get Smart America!’ Moscow ‘Laughing Their Asses Off’

Russian President Vladimir Putin share a laugh as they attend a session of the World Diamond Conference in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Putin was holding talks with Indian leaders Thursday to strengthen trade and energy cooperation with Asia's third-largest economy as Western sanctions threaten to push his country's economy to the brink of a recession. (AP Photo/ Saurabh Das)
President Donald Trump urged Americans to move beyond the partisan attacks based on Russian attempts to meddle in the election.

Donald Trump Thanks Adam Schiff, a ‘Leakin’ Monster of No Control,’ for Blaming Obama

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee's Russia investigation, speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a break in the Committee's questioning of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
President Donald Trump reacted to the news that House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Adam Schiff blamed former President Barack Obama for not taking the Russian hacking attempt more seriously.

Donald Trump: FBI Missed Florida Shooter Because of Wasting Time on Russia Investigation

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President Donald Trump expressed disappointment that the FBI failed to stop the Florida shooter, despite being informed about his dangerous behavior.

Donald Trump Decides Not to Golf in Respect of Shooting Victims

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President Donald Trump decided not to golf on Saturday, despite being at his Palm Beach resort at Mar-a-Lago this weekend.

Donald and Melania Trump Visit Victims, First Responders, and Law Officials from Florida Shooting

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The president and first lady traveled Broward Health North Hospital where they met with hospital staff, some of the victims and their families.

‘We Must Do Better’ — Jeff Sessions Orders FBI Review After Failure to Stop Shooter

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of the FBI after the bureau admitted they failed to properly investigate an anonymous tip warning about the Florida shooter.

‘No Collusion’ — Trump Declares Victory After Mueller Russia Indictments

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“The results of the election were not impacted,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “The Trump campaign did nothing wrong - no collusion!”

FBI Failed to Act on January 5, 2018, Tip About Florida School Shooter Nikolas Cruz

This photo posted on the Instagram account of Nikolas Cruz shows weapons lying on a bed. Cruz was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the day after opening fire with a semi-automatic weapon in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Instagram via AP)
The FBI admits it failed to act on a warning about Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz when informed about potentially dangerous behavior.

Donald Trump: People of Florida ‘Some of the Bravest People on Earth’

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“I will be leaving for Florida today to meet with some of the bravest people on earth,” Trump announced on Twitter. “But people whose lives have been totally shattered.”

After Donald Trump Speaks, Obama Demands Gun Control In Response to School Shooting


Former President Barack Obama issued a call for gun control just minutes after President Donald Trump addressed the nation in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Florida.

Donald Trump Addresses Florida School Shooting: ‘Answer Hate with Love, Answer Cruelty with Kindness’

President Donald Trump delivers a statement on the mass shooting at a South Florida High School from the White House, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
“It is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like we are making a difference, we must actually make that difference,” Trump said.

Donald Trump: ‘So Many Signs’ that Florida Shooter Was a Threat

This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Authorities say Cruz, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Broward County Jail via AP)
President Donald Trump reacted to the Florida shooter who killed 17 students at a high school. “So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behavior,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem.”

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Claims He Paid Porn Star Stormy Daniels with Personal Money

In this May 6, 2009 photo, Stormy Daniels visits a local restaurant in downtown New Orleans. The Louisiana-born porn star announced Thursday, April 15, 2010 that she will not run for U.S. Senate in her home state, ending a yearlong flirtation with politics that began as incumbent Sen. David Vitter, R-La., was working to overcome a sex scandal. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)
President Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen claims that he paid porn star Stormy Daniels with his own money.

Donald Trump Postpones Border Trip While Senate Debates DACA Deal

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with law enforcement officials on the MS-13 street gang and border security, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump will not visit the southern border as part of his push for more border security in exchange for amnesty for illegal immigrants brought to the country as children.

Donald Trump Donates 4Q Salary to Department of Transportation

US President Donald Trump smiles during his meeting with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval office at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump donated his fourth-quarter 2017 paycheck to the Department of Transportation, demonstrating his commitment to public infrastructure.

Donald Trump Celebrates Black History Month by Recognizing Soldier Who Saved American Flag

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President Donald Trump recognized African American History Month on Tuesday, celebrating the story of an American soldier who sacrificed to preserve the American flag.

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats: Limit White House Officials with Temporary Security Clearance

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, then-Director of National Intelligence-designate Dan Coats testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's choice for national intelligence director. Senators voted 85-12 Wednesday to approve the nomination of former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats, making him the fifth person to hold the post created after the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
“I have publicly stated if that's the case, the access has to be limited in terms of the kinds of information they can be in a position to receive or not receive,” Dan Coats said. “So I think that's something that we have to do as part of our security clearance review.”

FBI Director Christopher Wray: Department Briefed White House on Rob Porter Security Clearance Problems

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies on worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, February 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
“What I can tell you is that the FBI submitted a partial report on the investigation in question in March and then a completed background investigation in late July,” Wray said in a Senate hearing.

Donald Trump Announces 2018 CPAC Appearance

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“The journey to MAGA began at CPAC 2011 and the opportunity to reconnect with friends and supporters is something I look forward to every year,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

Donald Trump Blasts Costly Middle East Wars; Launches $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, during a meeting with state and local officials about infrastructure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump unveiled his $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Monday at the White House, criticizing the amount of money wasted in the Middle East before he was presdient.

Donald Trump: ‘Fake News’ Running ‘Same Negative Stories Over and Over Again’


“So many positive things going on for the U.S.A. and the Fake News Media just doesn’t want to go there,” he wrote on Twitter. “Same negative stories over and over again!”

Donald Trump: ‘Is There No Such Thing Any Longer as Due Process?’

President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, center, and White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, right, arrive at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, for a short trip to the White House after accompanying President Donald Trump at the 2018 House and Senate Republican Member Conference at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WVa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
President Donald Trump commented on the rise of abuse and misconduct allegations in public society and the swift public judgments that follow.

Donald Trump Celebrates Campaign Volunteer’s Father Who Beat Cancer

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Don Bouvet, who has been battling cancer, during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Trump last year gave a $10,000 check to Don's son Shane Bouvet, a 24-year-old courier for FedEx Corp., to pay for his father's chemotherapy bills. Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg
“I’ve always told Shane, one day I wanted to come here or meet you somewhere, shake your hand and look you in the eye and say thank you for saving my life,” Donald Bouvet said to the president.

Deputy Chief of Staff Leaving West Wing for Drug Czar Position

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“Fighting the opioid crisis and drug addiction is a priority for this administration. We greatly appreciate Jim for his counsel and leadership during his tenure at the White House and look forward to the future contributions he will make in this new role.”

Report: Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly Expressing Willingness to Resign Over Rob Porter Scandal

From left, White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. President Donald Trump is en route to Bedminster, N.J., for vacation. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
It remains unclear whether Kelly has actually offered his resignation or whether the president is ready to accept his resignation.

Donald Trump: Rob Porter ‘Says He’s Innocent’ After Ex-Wives Accuse Him of Abuse

President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, center, and White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, right, arrive at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, for a short trip to the White House after accompanying President Donald Trump at the 2018 House and Senate Republican Member Conference at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WVa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
During an event at the White House, President Trump told reporters he was “very sad” by the news and reminded reporters that Porter claimed innocence.

Never Give Up! Hillary Clinton’s Coughing Fit Returns During Feminist Activism Speech

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Clinton spoke for about eight minutes on a live stream video to The MAKERS Conference urging women to keep fighting to “keep sexism out of politics.”

‘Wow!’ — Trump Reacts to Sen. Mark Warner’s Texts with Russian Lobbyist

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) looks on as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin delivers the annual financial stability report to the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Mnuchin said the Treasury can extend the government's debt limit suspension period into February before it exhausts its borrowing ability. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
“Wow! -Senator Mark Warner got caught having extensive contact with a lobbyist for a Russian oligarch,” Trump wrote, referring to the Fox News story.

Donald Trump Signs Bloated Bipartisan Spending Bill; Hails ‘Big Victory’ for Military

President Donald Trump pauses after signing Section 201actions in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Trump says he is imposing new tariffs to "protect American jobs and American workers." Trump acted to impose new tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
President Donald Trump quickly signed the Congressional two-year spending deal on Friday, just hours after it passed the House of Representatives in an early morning vote.

White House Budget Plans Request $3 Billion Downpayment for New Bollard Fencing

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The White House budget will be released on Monday, despite Congress currently negotiating a two year spending agreement. The White House plans to request $3 billion in funding for President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall on the Southern border.

George W. Bush: Russians ‘Meddled’ in 2016 Election; Unclear They Changed Outcome


Former President George W. Bush acknowledged that there was evidence that the Russians tried to affect the 2016 presidential election, but said it was unclear whether they changed the outcome.

Donald Trump Endorses Two-Year McConnell – Schumer Budget Deal

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“The Budget Agreement today is so important for our great Military,” he wrote on Twitter. “It ends the dangerous sequester and gives Secretary Mattis what he needs to keep America Great.”

Donald Trump: ‘FBI TEXTS ARE BOMBSHELLS!’

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President Donald Trump reacted to reports that FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page texted each other about former President Obama wanting “to know everything” about an investigation that they were working on.

Flashback: President Obama Promised ‘No Political Influence’ in FBI Investigations ‘Period. Full Stop.’

Democratic presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) speaks on a cell phone to a potential voter during a stop at a campaign office October 26, 2008 in Brighton, Colorado. Obama continues to campaign as Election Day begins to draw near as he runs against his Republican challenger, Sen. John McCain. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
On April 10, 2016, former President Barack Obama vowed that there was no political influence on any investigations in the FBI.

White House Confirms Donald Trump Wish for Military Appreciation Parade

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“He has asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration at which all Americans can show their appreciation," Sarah Sanders said in a statement to reporters.

Donald Trump: ‘Let’s Have a Shutdown’ If Congress Can’t Close Immigration Loopholes


"If we don’t change it let’s have a shutdown, we’ll do a shutdown,” Trump said. “It’s worth it for our country.”

Donald Trump: ‘Disgraceful’ that Colts Linebacker Killed by Illegal Immigrant


President Donald Trump commented on the death of Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, after a previously deported illegal alien driving drunk crashed into his vehicle, according to police.

Trump Declares Victory: ‘No Kneeling’ at the Super Bowl

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“There was nobody kneeling at the beginning of the Super Bowl,” Trump said. “We’ve made a lot of improvement, haven’t we? That’s a big improvement.”
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