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Colbert Goes To Town On The Inauguration [VIDEO]

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Rolling Stone recaps: Stephen Colbert delivered a long rundown of Inauguration Day Friday on the Late Show. “So that’s it. Donald Trump is president. He knows the launch codes, and he hasn’t tweeted them yet, so far so good,” the host said. The host joined with the social media masses mocking Trump’s overlong red tie that he wore on Inauguration ...

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Trump Orders All Bureaus To Suspend Tweeting After Park Service Shares Images Of Inauguration Crowd

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The Washington Post reports: The Interior Department was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts — indefinitely — after the National Park Service shared two unsympathetic tweets during President Trump’s inauguration. The first noted the new president’s relatively small inaugural crowd compared to the number of people former president Barack Obama drew to the National Mall when he ...

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Trump Taps Lawyer Who Defended North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Hate Law To Run DOJ’s Civil Rights Division

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Talking Points Memo reports: Donald Trump has tapped lawyer John Gore, who defended the University of North Carolina system in a legal challenge over the state’s anti-LGBT law, to be the deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Gore is a partner at Jones Day, the Trump campaign’s law firm. Jones Day announced that Gore and ...

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SIEG OUCH: Fascist Leader Richard Spencer Punched By Protester At Anti-Trump Demonstration [VIDEO]

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Back in November, fascist leader Richard Spencer recited Nazi propaganda in German, before declaring “Hail Trump! Hail victory!” at a white supremacist event at the National Press Club in Washington DC. Some in the crowd responded with literal Nazi salutes, yielding Spencer billions of pixels in media attention. This afternoon he decided to crash an anti-Trump demonstration near the inaugural ...

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Full Senate Confirms Mattis As Defense Secretary

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CBS News reports: The Senate on Friday confirmed retired Gen. James Mattis as President Trump’s secretary of defense in an overwhelming vote. Lawmakers voted 98-1 in favor of Mattis, with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, as the lone senator opposing him. Mattis was approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier this week in a 26-1 vote. After Mr. Trump ...

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Alabama Found Guilty Of Racist Gerrymandering By Federal Judge Favored To Be Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

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AL.com reports: A three-judge federal court panel has blocked Alabama from using in another election 12 legislative districts challenged as unconstitutional by black political groups. The districts are part of the district map drawn and approved by the Republican-led Alabama Legislature after the 2010 Census and were used in the 2014 election. The judges ruled for the plaintiffs in 12 ...

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WhiteHouse.Gov Now Promotes Melania’s Jewelry Line

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The Washington Post reports: Visitors to the newly revamped White House website get more than a simple rundown of first lady Melania Trump’s charitable works and interests — they also get a list of her magazine cover appearances and details on her jewelry line at QVC. Trump’s biography starts with traditional details such as her date of birth in her ...

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LGBT Celebs Thank President Obama: NPH, Jonathan Groff, Nathan Lane, Jim Parsons, Many Others [VIDEO]

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Entertainment Weekly reports: On the day his presidency is handed over to Donald Trump, Barack Obama is getting one last “Thanks, Obama.” Following her own personal tribute, Ellen DeGeneres reached out to famous LGBT faces for help compiling a heartwarming video of thank yous set to Katy Perry’s “Roar,” which she played on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday morning. “President ...

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Obama Returns To Personal Twitter Handle

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The Hill reports: Barack Obama on Friday afternoon tweeted once again from his personal Twitter, marking the official social media transition from president. He followed it with another tweet about the Obama Foundation, which he plans to launch in Chicago and run during his post-presidential life. Despite switching back to his personal twitter, Obama will still have a far reach ...

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Pope Sends Message To Trump: I Pray That You’ll Be Guided By Ethical Values And Concern For The Poor

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LOL. Via press release from the Vatican: “Upon your inauguration as the forty-fifth President of the United States of America, I offer you my cordial good wishes and the assurance of my prayers that Almighty God will grant you wisdom and strength in the exercise of your high office. At a time when our human family is beset by grave ...

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