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  • Did Donald Trump just play the press like a virtuoso?

    Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. On Thursday [
  • Donald Trump said he tried to stop the 'send her back' chants ... but did he?

    Donald Trump claimed Thursday he tried to stop his supporters chanting 'send her back' after he assailed Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar who he's suggested should leave the US. The chant came after he recited a litany of complaints about Omar of Minnesota, who fled to the US as a child with her family from violence-wracked Somalia. Video from the North Carolina rally shows the president pausing his remarks, appearing to drink in the uproar and not admonishing his supporters as they chanted....

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  • Donald Trump Brands Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just 'Cortez'

    President Donald Trump specifically called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday, branding her simply "Cortez."