Trump Pleaded The Fifth 97 Times To Avoid Admitting To Adultery

In the summer of 1990, at the height of his bitter divorce from his first wife, Donald Trump was carrying on a very public extramarital affair with a former beauty queen, Marla Maples. As part of the couple’s divorce proceedings, Ivana Trump’s lawyers asked him under oath about his dealings with other women and whether he had been faithful to his ...

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ACS ignored DOI’s recommendation to fix ‘serious problems’ like Zymere Perkins’ case from reoccurring at troubled city agency

ACS should have cleaned up its act months ago — but failed to do so under a mountain of excuses. Four months before the beating death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins, the city agency responsible for protecting children was warned that it needed to implement reforms, investigators said. The city Department of Investigation had found “serious problems” with the way the ...

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Day After Rejecting Veto, Congressional Leaders Concerned About 9/11 Law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama’s eight years in the White House, ...

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Donald Trump Now Thinks The Presidential Debate Was A ‘Rigged Deal’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday complained that he received unfair treatment from NBC News anchor Lester Holt, who moderated the first presidential debate in New York on Monday. “During the debate the other night, I had to put up with the anchor and fight the anchor all the time on everything I said,” Trump said at a campaign ...

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Trump’s Latest Repulsive Attack On Alicia Machado: ‘Check Out Sex Tape’

Donald Trump ramped up his feud with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado on Friday, calling her “disgusting” and accusing her of having a sex tape. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton referenced Machado in Monday night’s presidential debate. Machado, who is from Venezuela, said that Trump bullied her after she gained weight, calling her “Miss Piggy” and an “eating machine.” She then appeared in an ad ...

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Congress Acts Swiftly To Avoid Government Shutdown (UPDATE)

WASHINGTON ― After weeks of delays and haggling, the House and Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would fund the government until Dec. 9 and allow lawmakers to return to the campaign trail. The Senate voted 72-26 to pass the so-called continuing resolution, or CR,Wednesday afternoon, and the House followed late in the evening, approving the bill 342-85. The measure ...

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Donald Trump Responds To Alicia Machado By Bragging He Saved Her Job

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to denigrate former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who he once body-shamed and called “Miss Piggy,” while simultaneously claiming that he “had nothing to do with this person.” “She did not do well. She had a lot of difficulty, and, you know, they wanted to fire her. The company itself wanted to fire her. I saved ...

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There’s A Really Good Reason Why Obama Doesn’t Call ISIS ‘Islamic Terrorists’

Conservatives frequently criticize President Barack Obama for not referring to the Islamic State, and other terrorist groups and sympathizers, as “Islamist.” Turns out, there’s a good reason he doesn’t. At a CNN town hall event on Wednesday, a Gold Star mother asked Obama why he does’t use the term “Islamic terrorist.” Obama explained that he avoids it “to make sure that we do not ...

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University of North Carolina football player accused of sexual assault: ‘Everything was completely consensual’

The University of North Carolina football player accused of sexual assault by a fellow student denies raping the woman and says the two had consensual sex. Allen Artis, 20, made his first public comments on the case since 19-year-old Delaney Robinson came forward about the alleged assault earlier this month. “Everything was completely consensual that happened that night,” he said ...

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Alicia Machado On Trump: ‘He Can’t Be A President Of The United States Of America’

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump once called “Miss Piggy,” “Miss Housekeeping” and “an eating machine,” is determined to prevent him from becoming president. “He can’t be a president of the United States of America,” Machado told The Guardian in an interview published Tuesday. Trump, who owned the Miss Universe pageant until last year, ridiculed Machado’s ...

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Republican Senators Call Trump’s Debate Performance ‘Interesting’

WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans came up with creative answers or gave up and ran away from reporters on Tuesday when asked about Donald Trump’s performance during his first presidential debate against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Out of several Republicans The Huffington Post asked about Trump’s Monday night showing, three said it was “interesting” before escaping behind closed doors, one told ...

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