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Lawmakers react to Trump's joint address to Congress
President Donald Trump 's first address to a joint session of Congress received mixed reactions from lawmakers on Tuesday night. Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan called the president's speech a "home run" in a statement. "That was a home run. President Trump delivered a bold, optimistic
Celebrities, other public figures react to President Trump's joint address to Congress
Public figures from the worlds of entertainment, politics and media took to Twitter Tuesday night to share their thoughts about President Donald Trump 's first-ever joint address to Congress, which the White House had previously billed as the president's "biggest speech yet." Considering Hollywood
Kellyanne Conway on 'couchgate:' 'I obviously meant no disrespect'
Kellyanne Conway has broken her silence on Tuesday's social media-fueled scandal, "couchgate." The twittersphere lit up after a series of photos were released of President Donald Trump 's adviser perched on her knees on an Oval Office couch with her feet behind her and her shoes on. Some photos
10 celebs react to Trump's decision to skip star-studded White House Correspondents' Dinner
Following President Donald Trump 's announcement Saturday that he plans to skip April's star-studded White House Correspondents' Dinner , many celebrities took to Twitter to celebrate his decision. I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish
Rosie O'Donnell Will Not Play Steve Bannon on 'SNL,' Her Rep Says
"Saturday Night Live" fans who were gearing up to see Rosie O'Donnell play White House chief strategist Steve Bannon are going to be sorely disappointed. According to O'Donnell's publicist, the actress is not going to play Bannon this weekend. On Thursday, O'Donnell replaced her Twitter avatar with
Trump's Comparing US to Putin's Russia Draws Bipartisan Backlash
President Donald Trump 's comment equating Russia under Vladimir Putin to the United States has drawn sharp reactions across the political spectrum, most of them negative. Trump told Fox News in an interview set to air prior to the Super Bowl on Sunday that he respects Putin. "I do respect him,"
Mary Tyler Moore Dies: Former Co-Stars, Celebrities Pay Tribute
Former co-stars and other celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to remember the iconic Mary Tyler Moore , who died at the age of 80. Moore, whose career spanned nearly six decades, was best known for her work on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." "A groundbreaking
Animal Rights Groups, Celebrities React to Shuttering of Ringling Bros. Circus
Reaction to Saturday's announcement that Ringling Bros. and Barnum Circus will cease operations in May has been mixed: Animals rights groups lauded the move, while celebrities and the general public had a mixed reaction. The parent company of the circus, Feld Entertainment, said in a statement,
George Takei Starts Petition to 'Stand Up For Muslims'
ABC News' David Wright met up with the former 'Star Trek' actor to discuss his childhood in a Japanese internment camp and his concerns for Muslim Americans today.