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The Republicans are now the party of identity politics | Lucia Graves

The Republicans are now the party of identity politics | Lucia Graves

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Donald Trumps presidency has been is characterized by a huge effort to protect the narrow interests of one particular demographic group: wealthy white menIdentity politics used to be for Democrats- now it's for Republican and they're using it perniciously. Identity politics have long been central to the message of the Democratic party, viewed as a constituency of African American people, Hispanic people, educated lily-white progressives, LGBTQ people, single women and more. Conservatives, meanwhile, had previously defined themselves ideologically. Ronald Reagan's so-called " NFL musicians kneeling in protest at police brutality, Donald Trump's firstly time in the White House has shown Republicans to be the real drivers of identity politics. It's just one development which is usually moves...
Trump and the press: 10 questions journalists never thought they’d have to ask

Trump and the press: 10 questions journalists never thought they’d have to ask

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The chairmen volatile humor and thin skin have stimulated many improbable exchanges this year, including questions about neo-Nazis, bondage and moronsFor better or worse- more often than not worse- Donald Trump's short presidency has, in so far, been remarkable. The president's unusually thin scalp and volatile humor have stimulated a series of bizarre the issues that many writers may never have expected to have had to ask. Here are some of the most outlandish. Questions to Trump ' Illegal' elections, the Government Accountability Office announced it was investigating the commission after 15 August Why did you await so long to denounce neo-Nazis? ABC News (@ ABC) Asked' Why did you wait so long to denounce neo-Nazis? ' POTUS says: "I didn't wait long, I wanted to make...
Eminem attacks Donald Trump: ‘He’s got people brainwashed’

Eminem attacks Donald Trump: ‘He’s got people brainwashed’

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The rapper resumes his torrent of invective against the president in a new interview, saying his election was such a letdown to me about the state of the countryEminem has attacked President Trump in a new interview, saying:" I get almost flustered "ve been thinking about" him- that's how indignant he makes me ." In take a knee" protests and his handling of typhoon emergency measures in Eminem lambasts Donald Trump in freestyle rap- video Eminem's new album Tinder in the wake of his divorce, and that he sees his second album as his creative crest:" I am forever chasing The Marshall Mathers LP. That was the high levels of what I could do. I only don't have the rage I did back then ... The fervour is still there but the rage mainly isn't. Unless we're talking about Trump ."
Democrat plans to force impeachment vote against Donald Trump this week

Democrat plans to force impeachment vote against Donald Trump this week

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Congressman Al Green set to present clauses of impeachment on Wednesday: For too long we have allowed civility to prevent us from tackling TrumpA Democratic congressman said on Tuesday that he intended to force the House to vote on Donald Trump's impeachment. Al Green of Texas said he would present articles of impeachment on the storey of the House on Wednesday. He argued that the president was " unmindful of the high duties of his high role and the dignity and properties thereof ". " For too long, we have allowed our civility to prevent us from to address the invidious incivility of President Donald J Trump ," Green wrote in a memoranda to peers on Tuesday. " In doing this, hatred disguised as acceptable political correctness has festered in our body politic and polluted our discourse t...
Charles Barkley decries Roy Moore links to ‘white separatist’ Steve Bannon

Charles Barkley decries Roy Moore links to ‘white separatist’ Steve Bannon

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NBA Hall of Famer communicates against Republican Alabama Senate candidate and says race concern overrides allegations regarding sexual misbehavior with young girlThe NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley on Saturday denounced Roy Moore, the Republican Alabama Senate candidate who faces Speaking to NBC News, Barkley said:" Roy Moore is control with Steve Bannon as his righthand man who is a lily-white separatist. I'm not even going to get into the women stuff. But the person, how can you be a white separatist and represent all the constituents in your country? " I intend, everybody is going crazy[ over] this sex charges but Roy Moore to me, where reference is "ve brought" Steve Bannon should have been disqualified ." Barkley added that his views have" nothing to do with has become a Democrat...
Trump reaffirms support for ‘accused child molester’ Roy Moore

Trump reaffirms support for ‘accused child molester’ Roy Moore

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Two Republican senators assault political move after chairperson warns against allowing WEAK Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones to win in AlabamaDonald Trump on Sunday restated his support for marginally ahead in the deep red country, Trump added:" I endorsed Luther Strange in the Alabama Primary. He hit behavior up in the polls but it wasn't enough. Can't let Schumer/ Pelosi win this race. Liberal Jones would be BAD !" Trump did not use Moore's name but the New York Times boast about sexually assaulting females. The Times said the president had told a senator and an adviser he now thinks the tape is" not authentic ". At the time of writing of its release, Trump holds the view that the voice on the tape was his, and speaking to the president this week called an" accused child moleste...
Trump says he will achieve Middle East peace  after a quick round of golf

Trump says he will achieve Middle East peace after a quick round of golf

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Breaking with White House custom, chairperson acknowledges to planned play with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson after phone call with Turkish presidentDonald Trump transgressed with White House custom on Friday by acknowledging he was playing golf. He would fit in a quick round with Tiger Woods, he said, after trying serenity in the Middle East. " Will be speaking to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey this morning about bringing peace to the mess that I inherited in the Middle East ," Trump After Turkey call I will be manager over to Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter, to play golf( rapidly) with Tiger Woods and[ world No 1] Dustin Johnson. Then back to Mar-a-Lago for talks on bringing even more jobs and companies back to the USA !" Trump's regular trips to his own golf courses in Flo...
Trump ally Robert Kraft revealed as longtime owner of offshore firm

Trump ally Robert Kraft revealed as longtime owner of offshore firm

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The New England Patriots billionaire boss is among several major US athletics squad owners who appear in the Paradise PapersNew England Patriots, advised him to" levy the rich people" and take care of the poorest of the poor. During a Super Bowl celebration at the White House in April, Kraft hailed "hard work" as the essence of America. Kraft, who donated$ 1m to Trump's inaugural galas, pretensions he buys his coffee at Dunkin' Donuts , not Starbucks- and pays for those in line behind him. Kraft dedicates Trump a New England Patriots jersey at the White House in April after their Super Bowl win. Photo: Saul Loeb/ AFP/ Getty Images At the same time, files leaked in the US sports teams to appear in the leak through involvement in firms in taxation havens. Wealthy superio...
No regrets: one year after they voted for Trump, has he delivered?

No regrets: one year after they voted for Trump, has he delivered?

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Some who backed him at the last moment now have buyers remorse, but while the stock market hoists their pension funds, Trump loyalists are unwavering Duane Miller realise at the "very last minute" last November that he was going to vote for a candidate he didn't much like, Pennsylvania, has not been impressed by Trump- but it would be inaccurate to say that Miller is surprised, either, because, as he sets it, he never mistook Trump for a political savior. It is a idea shared by many of "the consumers " at his paint store, he said. " Trump's losing aid because of his, of the complete idiocy - you are familiar with, perhaps we should give him an Iq test with others ," Miller said, be submitted to Trump's recent objection to secretary of state Rex Tillerson to compare IQ tests." Person are...
Jimmy Carter says he is willing to go to North Korea on peace mission

Jimmy Carter says he is willing to go to North Korea on peace mission

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Former president adopts markedly conciliatory flavor about Trump but tells: We greatly overestimate Chinas influence on North KoreaIn an interview celebrated by conciliatory statements involving Donald Trump and his administration, Jimmy Carter said he was willing to travel to North Korea in an attempt to soften strains between Washington and to the New York Times mainly about foreign policy, the 93 -year-old former chairwoman also said Trump was not exclusively held accountable for damage to America's world image. " The media ought to have harder on Trump than any other chairwoman certainly that I've known about ," he said." I think they seem free to allegation that Trump is mentally deranged and everything else without hesitation ." Trump has engaged in a struggle of words with the Nort...