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Trump drives his few political friends away - CNN


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Trump drives his few political friends away
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Tim Scott was another Trump ally who had been wrestling with a painful political and moral dilemma. But he also broke ranks Thursday, saying he could not defend the "indefensible" in the wake of Trump's comments about the alt-right rallies in ...

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Trump's Confederate statue stance grew from success with 'identity politics' - Washington Post


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Trump's Confederate statue stance grew from success with 'identity politics'
Washington Post
Trump's Thursday tweets, which attempted to shift the discussion to the wisdom of keeping Confederate monuments in place, appeared to put him on firmer political ground. Comments by political adviser Stephen K. Bannon suggested that the White House ...
Hillary Clinton's book release has Dems worried, irritated Fox News

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What Identity Politics Hath Wrought - RealClearPolitics


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What Identity Politics Hath Wrought
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But as he pointed out, this political violence -- identity politics violence is a more precise term -- began well before Saturday's horrifying events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and before the election of Donald Trump. Examples include the June 2015 ...

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What Trump understands about white identity politics - CNN


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What Trump understands about white identity politics
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"The Democrats," he said, "the longer they talk about identity politics, I got 'em. I want them to talk about racism every day. If the left is focused on race and identity, and we go with economic nationalism, we can crush the Democrats." That is as ...
Steve Bannon Called 'American Prospect' To Talk About Politics NPR
Steve Bannon 'can't get enough' of the 'race-identity politics' of the Left Washington Examiner
Bannon Mocks Colleagues and 'Alt-Right' in Interview New York Times
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Politics Weigh On Stocks - Seeking Alpha


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Politics Weigh On Stocks
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Markets are a reflection of economic and political events on a domestic and global basis. When it comes to the stock market, since the sell-off that took the S&P 500 11.5% lower at the start of 2016 because of slower growth in China and a massive ...

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Monumental Debate - The Atlantic


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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Monumental Debate
The Atlantic
President Trump railed against the removal of Confederate monuments, tweeting that he is “sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Speaker Paul Ryan to take down the ...

Why Trump may be refocusing racial politics on Confederate memorials - Washington Post


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Why Trump may be refocusing racial politics on Confederate memorials
Washington Post
For six days, President Trump has been trying to figure out where the solid ground lies after the violent protests in Charlottesville on Saturday. His political and personal instinct has been to align with those who were in Charlottesville to oppose ...
Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments 'so foolish' CNN
The Monuments Must Go Slate Magazine
Citing 'safety and security,' Pugh has Baltimore Confederate monuments taken down Baltimore Sun

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Rahm Emanuel: Trump administration is 'playing politics' with law enforcement - CNN


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Rahm Emanuel: Trump administration is 'playing politics' with law enforcement
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(CNN) Just hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized Chicago and its leaders for "lawless" sanctuary city policies, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired back, saying the administration is "playing politics" to promote its law enforcement policies.

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C.E.O.s Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus ... - New York Times


C.E.O.s Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus ...
New York Times
Corporate leaders often avoid taking political stands, especially on the president. Equivocation from the White House on right-wing extremism has forced a ...

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Is Trump's Response To Charlottesville Really About Politics? - FiveThirtyEight


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Is Trump's Response To Charlottesville Really About Politics?
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micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome, all. Today I want to talk about President Trump's continued insistence on treating the violence in Charlottesville — where white nationalists, neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan held a march, and a suspected ...
Trump isolated as US military, business and political leaders condemn racism CNN
Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era Chicago Tribune
Defiant, Trump Laments Assault on Culture and Revives a Bogus Pershing Story New York Times
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