Trump says that he is ‘not a racist,’ denies souring chances for immigration overhaul by using vulgarity

Debate raged over what President Trump said in a Thursday Oval Office meeting — and whether he had said it at all. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Republicans often point to Rep. Mia Love as proof of their inclusivity. But she thinks Trump's comments are racist.

For the Republican Party, winning black voters will be difficult considering Trump’s recent comments. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Incoming N.J. governor plans a swing to the left — and a model for the country

Phil Murphy’s term begins Tuesday. Republicans hope to use his liberal agenda to persuade voters not to vote Democratic in dozens of governor’s races playing out this year. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Trump says ‘I’m not a racist’ and denies ‘shithole countries’ remark

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump said Sunday that he is “not a racist” and denied that he had used the term “shithole countries” to describe Haiti and some African nations. “No, I’m not a racist,” he told reporters. “I’m the least racist person you have ever interviewed.” Trump spoke before having dinner with House…

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How a congressional harassment claim led to a secret $220,000 payment

The payment to a former aide to Rep. Alcee L. Hastings was the largest known recent settlement to come from a fund for claims made against members of Congress. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Trump does more damage to himself than his opponents ever manage to do

Trump’s Oval Office vulgarity adds to the string of statements that define him and his presidency. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Facebook invites you to live in a bubble where you are always right

Changes to the News Feed give top billing to posts shared by the people in users’ social networks. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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New alarm among Republicans that Democrats could win big this year

Retirements, recruitment challenges and Trump’s pattern of veering off message have caused growing concern that the GOP is facing a wave election. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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The ‘genius’ of Trump: What the president means when he touts his smarts

Always a ‘forest person,’ he ‘never knew anything about the trees,’ a onetime top Trump construction executive says. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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The case that Democrats could win back the House keeps getting stronger

A remarkable number of Republican retirements is just the beginning. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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