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Trump doubles down on blaming 'both sides' for Charlottesville violence
"The View" co-hosts discuss the president's recent comment that there was "pretty bad dudes on the other side also."
The Note: Trump Dodges Questions on Russia
Trump’s First 100 Days with SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 28 THE BIG STORY: Yesterday, as most days in this White House, was a day of contrasts. The president didn’t answer any questions about the biggest story: his campaign and associates having "repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence
Steve Mnuchin: Everything you need to know about the new Treasury secretary
Former Goldman Sachs executive and hedge fund CEO Steve Mnuchin was confirmed as the new Secretary of the Treasury Monday by a 53-47 margin. Mnuchin previously served as President Trump's finance chairman during his campaign. Over the years, Mnuchin has been a Hollywood producer and a Democratic
Steve Mnuchin's Controversial History With the Foreclosure Crisis
Critics are gearing up for a confirmation fight today over Steven Mnuchin -- Donald Trump ’s pick for treasury secretary -- who previously ran a bank that has faced criticism over its foreclosure record. Mnuchin, a Goldman Sachs veteran and former Hollywood producer, and a group of investors bought
Trump's Attack on Rep. John Lewis Spotlights Tenuous Relationship With African-Americans
Donald Trump's attack on Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, this weekend has rekindled the perception among many critics that the president-elect has done little to improve his standing among black voters, who consistently gave him single-digit approval ratings during the presidential campaign .
NAACP President Sherrilyn Ifill Talks Sen. Sessions and Civil Rights
ABC News' Arlette Saenz chats with the NAACP president about her stance on responses by Sen. Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing.
What Jeff Sessions Has Said About Race and Civil Rights
The man who Donald Trump has tapped as his nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions , R-Ala., is being criticized anew for decades-old allegations that he made racist remarks as a federal prosecutor in his home state. Even then, Sessions insisted he harbored no racial bias and disputed the
The Note: Top Political Stories of the Day
COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY : 5 days Melania Trump : 'Our Culture Has Gotten Too Mean and Too Rough.' Melania Trump today laid out how she would like to be an advocate for women and young people as first lady -- specifically identifying social media as an area where she’d like to have a positive
A Look Back at the Discrimination Suit Dogging Donald Trump
As Donald Trump makes repeated appeals to black voters in his bid for the White House, one lawsuit has become fodder for Hillary Clinton ’s attacks against him. Back in 1973, five years after he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Trump was deeply involved in the family’s New York City
The Note: Clinton, Trump Tangle Over Racism
NOTABLES --KELLYANNE CONWAY ON ‘GMA’ SAYS TRUMP 'DESERVES CREDIT' FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN OUTREACH. Donald Trump's campaign manager today defended her candidate’s outreach to African-American voters, saying he "deserves credit" for doing so, ABC’s MICHAEL HAYDEN notes. "This conversation has to be