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More GOP electors are open to dumping Trump, Electors Trust organizer says

If 37 GOP electors break with Trump, he might not become president.President-elect Donald Trump holds up Green Bay Packers jersey given to him by House Speaker Paul Ryan at a rally Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, in West Allis, Wis. CREDIT: AP Photo/Morry GashOn election night, Donald Trump presumably won 306 electoral votes — 36 more than needed to become president-elect. But he’s not officially … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Jr. goes hunting with mysterious Turkish businessman

He’s on his father’s transition team and will soon help run the Trump Organization. What could possibly go wrong?Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in New York. CREDIT: AP Photo/Carolyn KasterOn Wednesday, the Hurriyet Daily News, a Turkish website, reported that one of President-elect Donald Trump’s adult sons … [Read more...]

Libertarian VP nominee quietly throws in towel, urges voters to choose Clinton over Trump

“This is not the time to cast a jocular or feel-good vote for a man whom you may have briefly found entertaining.”CREDIT: CBS screengrabLibertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is still making the case that neither Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are worthy presidential candidates.Earlier this month, Johnson urged rally-goers at the University of New Mexico, “Don’t vote for Clinton and don’t … [Read more...]

Trump congratulates Gingrich for telling Megyn Kelly she’s fascinated with sex

“We don’t play games Newt, right?”CREDIT: ScreengrabDuring an interview on Fox News interview on Tuesday night, Trump surrogate Newt Gingrich accused host Megyn Kelly of being “fascinated with sex.” The reason? Kelly had the gall to bring up the numerous sexual assault allegations that have recently emerged against Donald Trump.“You are fascinated with sex and you don’t care about public policy,” … [Read more...]

Rudy Giuliani attempts to gaslight America about Hillary Clinton and September 11

Clinton traveled to Ground Zero as soon as humanly possible.From left: Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., New York Governor George Pataki, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton D-N.Y., and New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerrick walk along Greenwich Street, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, to visit the scene of the World Trade Center destruction. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark … [Read more...]

Don King drops n-word during Trump church event, delighting campaign advisors

Others in attendance cringed.CREDIT: ABC NEWS SCREENGRABOn Wednesday morning, boxing promoter Don King offered a spirited endorsement of Donald Trump during a speech in a largely black church in his hometown of Cleveland. Speaking while Trump watched on behind him at the New Spirit Revival Center, King at one point let a racial slur slip.Here's video of Don King accidentally dropping the … [Read more...]

Anti-Trump Senator Says He’s Writing In Colin Powell, But His Rationale Makes No Sense

CREDIT: AP Photo/Nam Y. HuhSen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) has made his distaste for Donald Trump clear for months. After saying earlier this year that he intended to support whoever ended up as the Republican presidential nominee, Kirk officially dumped Trump following the billionaire’s racist attack on U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel in early June.Kirk reiterated that sentiment during a CNN … [Read more...]

Chicago Officials Release Footage Showing Police Misconduct That Led To Unarmed Black Teen’s Death

In this video screengrab, an officer can be seen open fire into a car driven by Paul O’Neal. CREDIT: SCREENSHOTOn Friday, Chicago officials released videos showing the July 28 killing of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal by city police officers. You can watch them here.The footage, from dash and body cams, reveals that officers didn’t follow procedure in the chaotic moments that led to O’Neal, who was … [Read more...]

Trump Has A Theory About Why ‘The Election Is Rigged.’ It’s Been Totally Debunked.

There are many reasons Trump might lose, but this isn't among them. The post Trump Has A Theory About Why ‘The Election Is Rigged.’ It’s Been Totally Debunked. appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

This ‘Morning Joe’ Discussion About Trump And Nuclear Weapons Is Terrifying

"Why can't we use nuclear weapons?" The post This ‘Morning Joe’ Discussion About Trump And Nuclear Weapons Is Terrifying appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Obama Debunks Trump’s Politics Of Fear

"He’s betting that if he scares enough people, he might score just enough votes to win this election." The post Obama Debunks Trump’s Politics Of Fear appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Bill O’Reilly: I Wasn’t Defending Slavery, Just Saying Slaves Weren’t Treated So Bad

He says anybody who disagrees with him is guilty of "defamation." The post Bill O’Reilly: I Wasn’t Defending Slavery, Just Saying Slaves Weren’t Treated So Bad appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Who Are You Going To Believe? The Trump Campaign Or This Video Of Trump Speaking

Trump's campaign claims Trump didn't say what he said. The post Who Are You Going To Believe? The Trump Campaign Or This Video Of Trump Speaking appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Rick Scott Discussed Orlando During His RNC Speech. He Didn’t Mention The LGBT Community Or Guns.

He did, however, blame Obama for the attack. The post Rick Scott Discussed Orlando During His RNC Speech. He Didn’t Mention The LGBT Community Or Guns. appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Trump Adviser Calls For Hillary Clinton’s Execution

A Trump adviser took anti-Clinton rhetoric to frightening new heights. The post Trump Adviser Calls For Hillary Clinton’s Execution appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Campaign Manager Tried To Defend Melania’s Speech On CNN. It Did Not Go Well.

They refuse to simply own the mistake and move on. The post Trump’s Campaign Manager Tried To Defend Melania’s Speech On CNN. It Did Not Go Well. appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Cops In Minnesota Suburb Where Philando Castile Was Shot Have Been Arresting Blacks At Alarming Rate

Nearly half of those arrested this year are black. The post Cops In Minnesota Suburb Where Philando Castile Was Shot Have Been Arresting Blacks At Alarming Rate appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]

Paul Ryan Was Asked How He Could Support ‘Openly Racist’ Trump. His Answer Was Disturbing.

Voters face a "binary choice," Ryan said. The post Paul Ryan Was Asked How He Could Support ‘Openly Racist’ Trump. His Answer Was Disturbing. appeared first on ThinkProgress. … [Read more...]