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Hillary Clinton: Calling Trump Supporters ‘Deplorables’ Handed Him ‘A Political Gift’

Hillary Clinton: Calling Trump Supporters ‘Deplorables’ Handed Him ‘A Political Gift’WASHINGTON ― Hillary Clinton on Sunday acknowledged that referring to then-GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s supporters as a “basket of deplorables” may have further galvanized them against her and gave Trump “a political gift.” “I thought Trump was behaving in a deplorable manner.



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Toobin tears into Trump’s firing of Comey: ‘A grotesque abuse of power’

Toobin tears into Trump’s firing of Comey: ‘A grotesque abuse of power’CNN legal analyst called Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey “a dark day in American political history.”



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White House slams Sally Yates as ‘a political opponent’

White House slams Sally Yates as ‘a political opponent’A day after Yates testified that she had warned the Trump administration that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail by Russian, the White House attempted to cast the career federal prosecutor who has worked in both Democratic and Republican administrations as a partisan operative.



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Trump: Syria gas attack had ‘a big impact’ on me

Trump: Syria gas attack had ‘a big impact’ on mePresident Trump opened a joint press conference with King Abdullah II of Jordan by condemning Tuesday’s chemical attack against civilians in Syria.



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Clinton calls Trump’s budget ‘a blow to women and children’

Clinton calls Trump’s budget ‘a blow to women and children’Hillary Clinton took aim on Friday at President Trump’s proposed cuts to U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy. According to Reuters’ tabulation, Trump’s proposed budget contains a 28 percent cut for U.S. diplomacy and foreign aid next year. Clinton made her position clear.



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Jeb Bush: Trump is ‘a distraction in and of himself’

Jeb Bush: Trump is ‘a distraction in and of himself’Jeb Bush says President Trump’s evidence-free claims are kneecapping his first 100 days in the White House. “He should stop saying things that aren’t true, that are distractions from the task at hand,” Bush said in an interview that aired Sunday on Miami’s WFOR-TV. During the bruising campaign, Bush was a prominent critic of Trump — who in turn relentlessly mocked the former Florida governor.



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‘It’s a free country’: White House reacts to ‘A Day Without a Woman’ strike

‘It’s a free country’: White House reacts to ‘A Day Without a Woman’ strikePress secretary Sean Spicer discussed the White House’s reaction to the “A Day Without a Woman” protests taking place around the country at his daily briefing on Wednesday. Organizers said the protests were designed to highlight “the economic power and significance that women have” and raise awareness of “the economic injustices women and gender-nonconforming people continue to face.” The organizers encouraged women to go on strike and “refrain from paid and unpaid work” as part of the protests, which were held on International Women’s Day. Yahoo News asked Spicer about the protests at the briefing.



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‘That energy is still here’: New Yorkers rally for ‘A Day Without a Woman’ strike

‘That energy is still here’: New Yorkers rally for ‘A Day Without a Woman’ strikeWith the Plaza Hotel, which President Trump once owned, as a backdrop, a crowd gathered at the southeast corner of Central Park on Wednesday afternoon as part of the “A Day Without a Woman” strike. Set to coincide with International Women’s Day, the protest was organized by the same team behind January’s Women’s March on Washington, a massive Saturday protest that coincided with many sister marches across the country and ultimately became the largest single-day demonstration in United States history. Wednesday’s gathering was promoted as “a show of solidarity and revolutionary love,” ahead of another rally in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park on Wednesday evening, and the crowd, overwhelmingly female but otherwise diverse, was appropriately buoyant.



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To strike or not to strike? How women’s sites are tackling ‘A Day Without a Woman’

To strike or not to strike? How women’s sites are tackling ‘A Day Without a Woman’In honor of International Women’s Day, the organizers of the highly successful Women’s March on Washington are promoting A Day Without a Woman. Bustle and its sister site, Romper, also will not publish any content Wednesday.



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Russian foreign minister echoes Trump, calls Sessions scandal ‘a witch hunt’

Russian foreign minister echoes Trump, calls Sessions scandal ‘a witch hunt’Sergey Lavrov, left, and President Trump characterized the Jeff Sessions scandal the same way. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov weighed in Friday amid reports of contacts between members of the Trump campaign-turned-administration and Moscow, using a phrase that mimicked Trump’s response to the simmering scandal. “All this looks very much like a witch hunt,” Lavrov said, according to the RIA news agency.



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