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white house defends ad calling dems ‘complicit’ in killings


washington (ap) — the white house is defending a tough new ad by president donald trump’s re-election campaign that says democrats will be “complicit” in any killings committed by immigrants in the u.s. illegally.the 30-second spot was released on saturday’s anniversary of trump’s inauguration and amid the government shutdown. democrats are refusing to fund the government unless republicans agree to protect some 700,000 immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. the ad highlights the republican president’s pledge to build a border wall and tighten border security.white house spokeswoman sarah huckabee sanders says national security is trump’s top priority as president.sanders told abc’s “good morning america” on monday that “it’s absolutely appropriate for the commander in ch






ivanka trump interview: "i don’t know what it means to be complicit" - cbs this


in her first interview since becoming assistant to the president, ivanka trump addressed critics who have said she and her husband, white house senior adviser jared kushner, are “complicit” with president trump. “if being complicit is wanting to, is wanting to be a force for good and to make a positive impact then i’m complicit. i don’t know that the critics who may say that of me, if they found themselves in this very unique and unprecedented situation that i am now in, would do any differently than i am doing,” trump said. “so i hope to make a positive impact. i don’t know what it means to be complicit, but you know, i hope time will prove that i have done a good job and much more importantly that my father’s administration is the success that i know it will be.”in march, “saturday night






trump campaign ad calls dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths


president donald trump's re-election campaign released a provocative new ad accusing democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the u.s. illegally.the 30-second ad was released saturday on the anniversary of trump's inauguration and amid a government shutdown. democrats are refusing to support a spending plan unless republicans agree to a deal to protect some 700,000 immigrants known as "dreamers" from deportation.the ad touts trump's pledge to build a border wall and to strengthen border security."democrats who stand in our way will be complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants," the ad said.independent vermont sen. bernie sanders called the spot "really unbelievable and so sad for our country," in an interview with cnn's "state






ivanka trump interview: "if being complicit is wanting to be a force for good ..


in her first interview since becoming assistant to the president, ivanka trump addressed critics who have said she and her husband, white house senior adviser jared kushner, are “complicit” with president trump. “if being complicit is wanting to, is wanting to be a force for good and to make a positive impact then i’m complicit. i don’t know that the critics who may say that of me, if they found themselves in this very unique and unprecedented situation that i am now in, would do any differently than i am doing,” trump said. “so i hope to make a positive impact. i don’t know what it means to be complicit, but you know, i hope time will prove that i have done a good job and much more importantly that my father’s administration is the success that i know it will be.”in march, “saturday night






ivanka trump: merriam-webster offers 'complicit' definition


ivanka trump struggled to maintain her famous composure when cbs’s gayle king pointedly asked her to respond to criticism, highlighted in a scarlett johansson “saturday night live” sketch, that she and her husband jared kushner are “complicit” with her father president trump in his most controversial actions.“i don’t know what it means to be complicit, but you know, i hope time will prove that i have done a good job, and much more importantly, that my father’s administration is the success that i know it will be,” she said in the interview taped tuesday, her first since her father’s inauguration.merriam-webster tweeted that, since the interview, there had been an uptick in searches for the definition of complicit on their site.“‘complicit’ is trending after ivanka trump told cbs “i don’t k






ivanka trump interview: "if being complicit is wanting to be a force for good ..


in her first interview since becoming assistant to the president, ivanka trump addressed critics who have said she and her husband, white house senior adviser jared kushner, are “complicit” with president trump. “if being complicit is wanting to, is wanting to be a force for good and to make a positive impact then i’m complicit. i don’t know that the critics who may say that of me, if they found themselves in this very unique and unprecedented situation that i am now in, would do any differently than i am doing,” trump said. “so i hope to make a positive impact. i don’t know what it means to be complicit, but you know, i hope time will prove that i have done a good job and much more importantly that my father’s administration is the success that i know it will be.”playvideocbs evening news






dictionary.com's word of the year: 'complicit'


by amy b wang | washington postwhat does it mean to be complicit?if you’re a frequent user of dictionary.com, chances are you already know. the online dictionary reported multiple spikes in lookups for “complicit” over the past several months – and ultimately chose the adjective as its word of the year for 2017.“as 2017 comes to a close, it’s time for us to reflect on the words that impacted all of us this year – for better or for worse,” dictionary.com said in announcing its decision monday. “the word complicit has sprung up in conversations this year about those who speak out against powerful figures and institutions and about those who stay silent.”dictionary.com defines “complicit” as “choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having partnership






philippines' duterte finds a friend in trump


washington – when president donald trump called president rodrigo duterte of the philippines on saturday, the u.s. leader's national security aides saw it as part of a routine diplomatic outreach to southeast asian leaders. trump, characteristically, had his own ideas.during their "very friendly conversation," the administration said in a late-night statement, trump invited duterte, an authoritarian leader accused of ordering extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the philippines, to visit him at the white house.now, administration officials are bracing for an avalanche of criticism from human rights groups. two senior officials said they expected the state department and the national security council, both of which were caught off guard by the invitation, to raise objections internall






trump didn’t consult state department before inviting brutal philippine dictator


president donald trump invited brutal philippine strongman pres. rodrigo duterte to the white house without first consulting the state department or the national security council to ask about our country’s relationship to the duterte regime, said the hill on sunday.according to the new york times, both the national security council and the state department were caught completely by surprise when the white house announced on sunday that pres. trump had invited duterte to washington — in spite of the fact that the philippine president has overseen the mass execution of 7,000 people as part of his government’s “war on drugs.”“now, administration officials are bracing for an avalanche of criticism from human rights groups. two senior officials said they expected the state department and the na






trump didn’t consult state department before inviting brutal philippine strongma


president donald trump invited brutal philippine strongman pres. rodrigo duterte to the white house without first consulting the state department or the national security council to ask about our country’s relationship to the duterte regime, said the hill on sunday.according to the new york times, both the national security council and the state department were caught completely by surprise when the white house announced on sunday that pres. trump had invited duterte to washington — in spite of the fact that the philippine president has overseen the mass execution of 7,000 people as part of his government’s “war on drugs.”“now, administration officials are bracing for an avalanche of criticism from human rights groups. two senior officials said they expected the state department and the na






dictionary.com chooses ‘complicit’ as its word of the year


new york (ap) — russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word “complicit” as dictionary.com’s word of the year for 2017.look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 percent over last year as “complicit” hit just about every hot button from politics to natural disasters, lexicographer jane solomon told the associated press ahead of monday’s formal announcement of the site’s pick.“this year a conversation that keeps on surfacing is what exactly it means to be complicit,” she said. “complicit has sprung up in conversations about those who speak out against powerful figures in institutions, and those who stay silent.”the first of three major spikes for the word struck march 12. that was the day after “saturd






realpolitik and trump's invitation to the philippines' duterte


ted aljibe, afp/getty imagesphilippine president rodrigo duterte speaks during an april 29 press conference in manila.a really bad guy might be coming to the white house.president donald trump late last month invited his filipino counterpart, rodrigo duterte, to pay him a visit.duterte is the tough-talking tyrant who actually encouraged the “slaughter” by his own police of drug suspects — not just dealers, but even users. they’re called “extrajudicial killings.” that means no arrest, no trial, no jury, no conviction. just death. an estimated 7,000 so far.the reaction from human rights groups was predictable and proper. the asia director of human rights watch said, “by essentially endorsing duterte’s murderous war on drugs, trump is now morally complicit in future killings.”predictable and






dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its word of the year


new york — russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word "complicit" as dictionary.com's word of the year for 2017.look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 percent over last year as "complicit" hit just about every hot button from politics to natural disasters, lexicographer jane solomon told the associated press ahead of monday's formal announcement of the site's pick."this year a conversation that keeps on surfacing is what exactly it means to be complicit," she said. "complicit has sprung up in conversations about those who speak out against powerful figures in institutions, and those who stay silent."the first of three major spikes for the word struck march 12. that was the day after "saturday ni






dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its word of the year


russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word "complicit" as dictionary.com's word of the year for 2017.look-ups of the word increased nearly 300 percent over last year as "complicit" hit just about every hot button from politics to natural disasters, lexicographer jane solomon told the associated press ahead of monday's formal announcement of the site's pick."this year a conversation that keeps on surfacing is what exactly it means to be complicit," she said. "complicit has sprung up in conversations about those who speak out against powerful figures in institutions, and those who stay silent."the first of three major spikes for the word struck march 12. that was the day after "saturday night live" a






‘pay trump bribes here’ artist strikes again to call out ‘complicit’ apple for p


late tuesday night a guerilla visual artist projected images on two new york apple stores, calling attention to the tech giant’s complicity in the destroying worker’s health in overseas countries to keep prices low.according to the producers of the expose film “complicit“, the action was the brainchild of robin bell from the dc-based bell visuals, and was intended to help promote the release of the complicit film.along with apple, the artist also slammed electronics giant samsung, for having products manufactured in plants where workers are subject to working with harmful chemicals that endanger their lives.the artist was also behind a recent light show at a trump hotel reading, “pay bribes here.”pics from the action can be seen below:






why releasing the super-secret nunes memo is so divisive: what you need to know


clash over classified document pits dems vs. gop and white house vs. fbi.        






white house defends transparency after visitor log reversal


washington (ap) — the white house is defending its commitment to transparency amid criticism of its decision to keep visitors’ records secret and new calls for president donald trump to release his federal tax returns.government watchdog groups argue trump is preventing the public from learning basic details about his financial ties and blocking information about the groups and individuals that are trying to influence the white house. the obama administration released 6 million white house visitor records over eight years.white house spokesman sean spicer is downplaying those disclosures because national security and law enforcement reasons were used to exclude certain visitors. yet the trump white house has also used national security and privacy concerns to justify keeping all visitor in






onpolitics today: white house defends trump posting sketchy videos, citing a "re


trump spread sketchy videos. the white house said it supported his "goals."        






white house defends trump invitation to duterte despite human rights violations


the white house on sunday defended president donald trump’s decision to invite philippines president rodrigo duterte to washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter north korea, even as the administration faced human rights criticism for its overture to manila.trump issued the invitation on saturday night in what the white house said was a “very friendly” phone conversation with duterte, who is accused by international human rights groups of supporting a campaign of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the philippines.“there is nothing right now facing this country and facing the region that is a bigger threat than what’s happening in north korea,” white house chief of staff reince priebus told abc’s “this week” during a weekend in which trump sought to firm up support in






ivanka trump says when she disagrees with dad, 'he knows it'


washington — ivanka trump says that when she disagrees with her father "he knows it, and i express myself with total candor."the first daughter is responding to the criticism that she has not publicly denounced parts of president donald trump's conservative agenda.she is also responding to a "saturday night live" sketch that parodied her in an ad for a perfume named "complicit."ivanka trump tells "cbs this morning" that "if being complicit ... is wanting to be a force for good and to make a positive impact, then i'm complicit."the network released excerpts of the interview tuesday night. the full interview is set to air wednesday morning.






‘i don’t know what it means to be complicit’ in my father’s administration


cbs on tuesday posted a teaser for an upcoming interview with ivanka trump, featuring the first daughter claiming she’s unaware of what it means to be “complicit.”trump was responding to critics who say despite her pledge to stand up for issues she’s passionate about, she and her husband, jared kushner, are really just “complicit” in her father’s actions.during the 2016 presidential campaign, ivanka trump was painted as a secret liberal, most notably for her speech at the republican national convention, in which she lamented the gender wage gap, advocated for paid maternity leave and boldly declared, “i do not consider myself categorically republican or democrat.”but her speech did not stop critics from pointing out the hypocrisy in ivanka trump extolling the virtues of progress in areas l






trump blames democrats for pushing ‘fake’ russia news after gop lawmaker calls f


after a day of discussions on sunday talk shows about upcoming congressional investigations into contacts between the members of the trump white house and russian intelligence agents, the president took to twitter to call any talk of russia “fake news.”friday night, rep. darrell issa (r-ca) stunned hbo host bill maher by saying that it was likely a special prosecutor would need to investigate the russian connection to the trump white house.despite fellow republicans like issa expressing concern about contacts between the russians and white house insiders, the president blamed the russia talk on the democrats by bringing up his favorite subject: his 2016 election win.“russia talk is fake news put out by the dems, and played up by the media, in order to mask the big election defeat and the i






house dems pressure wh on kushner, flynn security clearances


washington — democrats on a house committee are pressuring the white house to release a wide array of documents about the security clearances granted to former national security adviser michael flynn and jared kushner, president donald trump’s son-in-law. members of the house oversight and government reform committee say in a letter that they have “serious […]






house dems pressure wh on kushner, flynn security clearances


washington (ap) — democrats on a house committee are pressuring the white house to release a wide array of documents about the security clearances granted to former national security adviser michael flynn and jared kushner, president donald trump’s son-in-law.members of the house oversight and government reform committee say in a letter that they have “serious concerns” about how the white house is handling classified information and who is allowed to access to such sensitive material.the letter, citing press reports, singles out kushner for failing to disclose numerous contacts with foreign officials on his security clearance questionnaire. it also questions why the white house allowed flynn to have access to classified information after learning that he had misled administration official






rudy giuliani defends white house chaos


former new york city mayor rudy giuliani defended president donald trump’s chaotic white house, saying it is a by-product of change that he hoped to see after trump was elected.giuliani, who was a key adviser to trump during the election, was spotted at reagan national airport by a reporter from tmz and asked, “things seem a little scattered in the white house right now. what advice would you give to calm things down?”the grinning giuliani, pulling a carry-on, skipped over the white house’s leak problem and fighting among staffers to say that conflict is good.“i don’t know that i want to calm things down, i want to see change,” he replied. “whenever you have change, you have disruption. on a way i kind of expected this kind of discussion to be going on.”“he [trump] is trying to change thin






white house correspondents tap d-list trump hater for annual dinner


the white house correspondents association just announced trump-hating comedian hasan minhaj, who is known for getting upset the second amendment exists and telling jokes on “the daily show” sometimes, will headline its annual dinner this year.in 2015, minhaj called president trump “white isis” (or “wisis”) and jokingly suggested that barring conservatives from the white house was the only way to protect america.while speaking at the radio and television correspondents association dinner last june, minhaj said that everyone is “complicit” in racism and xenophobia.“civil liberties are an all or nothing game,” he said. yet in the same breath, he didn’t speak too highly of the second amendment and decried the nra and the money they spend to lobby congress. in other words: “civil liberties are






snl skewers first daughter ivanka trump


washington (ap) — the biting humor of “saturday night live” took aim at another trump this week — first daughter ivanka.the long-standing comedy show skewered president donald trump’s elder daughter with a faux perfume ad, starring actress scarlett johansson. the name of the perfume? complicit.as johansson walks into an elegant party in a glittering evening dress, the narrator says: “a woman like her deserves a fragrance all her own. a scent made just for her. because she’s beautiful. she’s powerful. she’s complicit.”“she doesn’t crave the spotlight, but we see her. oh, how we see her,” says the narrator as johansson applies lipstick and sees alec baldwin playing trump reflected back in the mirror.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the narrator continues: “a feminist






white house defends handling of abuse allegations against aide but is tight-lipp


the white house on sunday defended the handling of domestic violence allegations against departed senior aide rob porter, but continued to hedge on when and in what detail the allegations of physical abuse made by his two ex-wives were known to his superiors.three top white house officials — legislative director marc short, budget director mick mulvaney and senior advisor kellyanne conway — said trump had full confidence in white house chief of staff john f. kelly, who initially stood by porter after news reports that his two ex-wives had told the fbi of violent episodes involving porter.advertisementthe episode has placed the white house in the awkward position of accepting as credible the allegations against porter, even while trump defends the right of "due process" for those accused of






snl skewers first daughter ivanka trump


washington — the biting humor of "saturday night live" took aim at another trump this week — first daughter ivanka.the long-standing comedy show skewered president donald trump's elder daughter with a faux perfume ad, starring actress scarlett johansson. the name of the perfume? complicit.as johansson walks into an elegant party in a glittering evening dress, the narrator says: "a woman like her deserves a fragrance all her own. a scent made just for her. because she's beautiful. she's powerful. she's complicit.""she doesn't crave the spotlight, but we see her. oh, how we see her," says the narrator as johansson applies lipstick and sees alec baldwin playing trump reflected back in the mirror.the narrator continues: "a feminist, an advocate, a champion for women, but like how?"and conclude






white house defends handling of abuse allegations against aide but is tight-lipp


the white house on sunday defended the handling of domestic violence allegations against departed senior aide rob porter, but continued to hedge on when and in what detail the allegations of physical abuse made by his two ex-wives were known to his superiors.three top white house officials — legislative director marc short, budget director mick mulvaney and senior advisor kellyanne conway — said trump had full confidence in white house chief of staff john f. kelly, who initially stood by porter after news reports that his two ex-wives had told the fbi of violent episodes involving porter.advertisementthe episode has placed the white house in the awkward position of accepting as credible the allegations against porter, even while trump defends the right of "due process" for those accused of






court watchdog details how top dems got friends, kin hired at quinn's idot


illinois house speaker michael madigan pushed back tuesday on gov. bruce rauner's recent assertion that democrats who control the general assembly are holding up the sale of the state's thompson center in chicago, calling the claim "disingenuous."in a letter to the governor distributed to reporters... (kim geiger and monique garcia)






trump and putin: syria ceasefire heads leaders' agenda


image copyrightafpus president donald trump and russian president vladimir putin have agreed to press for a ceasefire to halt the war in syria.the two spoke by telephone for the first time since the us launched air strikes against syria nearly a month ago, straining relations.white house and kremlin statements suggested a productive conversation.other topics discussed included north korea and the timing of a future face-to-face meeting.mr trump ordered air strikes after a chemical weapons attack blamed on syrian president bashar al-assad, russia's ally. the russians which blamed syrian rebels for the use of illegal nerve gas.a white house statement said "president trump and president putin agreed that the suffering in syria has gone on for far too long and that all parties must do all they






trump and putin: syria ceasefire heads leaders' agenda


image copyrightafpus president donald trump and russian president vladimir putin have agreed to press for a ceasefire to halt the war in syria.the two spoke by telephone for the first time since the us launched air strikes against syria nearly a month ago, straining relations.white house and kremlin statements suggested a productive conversation.other topics discussed included north korea and the timing of a future face-to-face meeting.mr trump ordered air strikes after a chemical weapons attack blamed on syrian president bashar al-assad, russia's ally. the russians which blamed syrian rebels for the use of illegal nerve gas.a white house statement said "president trump and president putin agreed that the suffering in syria has gone on for far too long and that all parties must do all they






while nunes apologizes, white house defends chairman's decision to brief trump


the republican chairman and ranking democrat on the house intelligence committee said sunday that there was no proof in new documents provided to congress by the justice department on friday to support president donald trump's claim that his predecessor had ordered wiretaps of trump tower."was...






'i don't think it's a surprise to anybody that he fights fire with fire': white


here's our look at the trump administration and the rest of washington






rep. wilson accuses white house chief of staff of 'character assassination,' cal


rep. frederica s. wilson, d-fla., on sunday called white house chief of staff john f. kelly "a puppet of the president" and said he should apologize for having made false claims about her while defending president donald trump's military condolence calls."not only does he owe me an apology, but he owes an apology to the american people," wilson said during an appearance on msnbc's "am joy," during which she also accused kelly of "character assassination."the pointed words came on another day of sparring between wilson and the white house after her criticism last week of trump's call to the widow of one of four service members killed in an ambush in niger.the president took to twitter on sunday morning, again attacking wilson as "wacky" and calling her "the gift that keeps on giving for the






white house goes blue to honor nation’s police officers


washington (ap) — the white house was lit up in blue to honor the nation’s police officers.the move on monday night followed president donald trump’s remarks earlier in the day to police and families of fallen officers at the annual national peace officers’ memorial service outside the u.s. capitol. trump also signed a proclamation honoring police while surrounded by families of law enforcement in the oval office.former president barack obama declined a request from a union of federal law enforcement officers to have the white house lit in blue following the killings of five officers in dallas last year. the administration at the time said he chose to honor the officers in other ways, including attending a memorial service, meeting with families and flying the white house flags at half-sta






white house rebuffs ethics office recommendation to discipline kellyanne conway


gop rep. calls conway's promotion of ivanka trump brand 'wrong, wrong, wrong'julie bykowicz, bernard condonthe white house has "counseled" a top aide to president donald trump after she promoted ivanka trump's fashion line during a national cable television appearance from the white house.but house oversight committee chairman jason chaffetz says that's not enough, calling what kellyanne conway did...the white house has "counseled" a top aide to president donald trump after she promoted ivanka trump's fashion line during a national cable television appearance from the white house.but house oversight committee chairman jason chaffetz says that's not enough, calling what kellyanne conway did... (julie bykowicz, bernard condon)






white house defends putting bannon on national security council


trump defends executive order; white house official appears to walk back impact on green-card holdersjerry mar , katherine shaverpresident donald trump on sunday defended his executive order banning refugees, migrants and foreign nationals from seven mostly muslim countries from entering the united states but offered little clarity amid the chaos of legal challenges and national protests.in a statement issued by the white...president donald trump on sunday defended his executive order banning refugees, migrants and foreign nationals from seven mostly muslim countries from entering the united states but offered little clarity amid the chaos of legal challenges and national protests.in a statement issued by the white... (jerry mar , katherine shaver)






sean spicer defends white house following sally yates' testimony on michael flyn


sean spicer on tuesday defended the white house, following remarks former acting attorney general sally yates had made during a congressional hearing a day earlier about former national security adviser gen. michael flynn's conduct and the trump administration's handling of the allegations about him. playvideocbsntrump administration deals with michael flynn fallout gabe debenedetti of politico joins cbsn to discuss the latest controversy surrounding fbi director james comey, after sources say he misstated in... spicer, the white house press secretary, said yates had come to the white house on january 26. he said then she informed the white house counsel's office that there were materials relevant to the situation involving flynn. "it wasn't until about seven days later that they had acces






girls who code founder reshma saujani blisters ‘complicit’ ivanka trump over fat


reshma saujani, ceo and founder of the ‘girls who code’ nonprofit for women in tech, told ivanka trump “don’t use my story” in a recent tweet following news that the first daughter used saujani’s inspiring success story in her new book, “women who work: rewriting the rules of success,” as reported by the washington postfollowing news that trump mentioned her in her new book, saujani tweeted to trump, telling her “don’t use my story in #womenwhowork unless you are going to stop being #complicit”.in “women who work“, trump mentioned saujani and said the tech philanthropist “personally witnessed the gender gap in computing classes and set out to do something about it”.in her tweet, saujani referenced criticisms that trump is “complicit” in her father’s agenda. the complicit comments went so v






house dems pressure wh on kushner, flynn security clearances


washington — democrats on a house committee are pressuring the white house to release a wide array of documents about the security clearances granted to former national security adviser michael flynn and jared kushner, president donald trump's son-in-law and top aide.in a letter wednesday, 18 members of the house oversight and government reform committee said they have "serious concerns" about how the white house is handling classified information and who is being allowed access to such sensitive material.the letter, citing press reports, singles out kushner for failing to disclose numerous contacts with foreign officials on his security clearance questionnaire. it also questions why the white house allowed flynn to have access to classified information after learning that he had misled ad






snl mocks ivanka trump with scathing ‘complicit’ perfume ad


on snl, host scarlett johansson became ivanka trump in a brilliantly conceived faux ad touting her perfume “complicit.”“she’s a woman who knows what she wants. and knows what she’s doing,” the ad tells us before undercutting her image as a feminist who reportedly will suppress her father’s worst impulses.“a feminist, an advocate, a champion for women,” the commercial suggests. “but, like, how?”“she’s loyal. devoted, but probably should’ve bounced after that whole access hollywood bus thing,” the ad continues before getting to the cutting line: “for the woman who could stop all this ― but won’t.”watch the video below via snl:






snl mocks ivanka trump with scathing ‘complicit’ perfume ad


on snl, host scarlett johansson became ivanka trump in a brilliantly conceived faux ad touting her perfume “complicit.”“she’s a woman who knows what she wants. and knows what she’s doing,” the ad tells us before undercutting her image as a feminist who reportedly will suppress her father’s worst impulses.“a feminist, an advocate, a champion for women,” the commercial suggests. “but, like, how?”“she’s loyal. devoted, but probably should’ve bounced after that whole access hollywood bus thing.” the ad continues before getting to the cutting line: “for the woman who could stop all this ― but won’t.”watch the video below via snl:






as a nation, poland was not complicit in the holocaust


saying poles were complicit in holocaust crimes is as inappropriate as saying that jews were complicit. poles and jews were both victims of the nazis.when the polish government passed a bill on the eve of holocaust remembrance day in an effort to criminalize attributing responsibility for the holocaust to poles, many israeli leaders and jews became furious considering the move tantamount to a form of holocaust denial.the proposed legislation reads: “whoever claims, publicly and contrary to the facts, that the polish nation or the republic of poland is responsible or co-responsible for nazi crimes committed by the third reich… or for other felonies that constitute crimes against peace, crimes against humanity or war crimes, or whoever otherwise grossly diminishes the responsibility of the t






white house defends transparency after visitor log reversal


washington (ap) — the white house defended its commitment to transparency monday amid criticism of its decision to keep visitors’ records secret and new calls for president donald trump to release his federal tax returns.government watchdog groups argue trump is preventing the public from learning basic details about his financial ties and blocking information about the groups and individuals that are trying to influence the white house. the obama administration released 6 million white house visitor records over eight years.on monday, white house spokesman sean spicer downplayed those disclosures because national security and law enforcement reasons were used to exclude certain visits — despite the fact that the trump white house has used national security and privacy concerns to justify






the audit of uc's management shows that the real threat to higher education is i


captionfbi director james comey defends hillary clinton investigationfbi director james comey defends how he treated new information about hillary clinton's emails toward the end of the 2016 presidential election.fbi director james comey defends how he treated new information about hillary clinton's emails toward the end of the 2016 presidential election.






white house defends lack of women at health care event


trump administration officials defended sunday the president’s victory lap over a health care bill far from completion, and the fact that the rose garden news conference featured mostly men.        






president trump defends michael flynn for lying to fbi by claiming hillary clint


"hillary clinton lied many times to the fbi, nothing happened to her," trump told reporters at the white house.        






white house defends transparency after visitor log reversal


washington — the white house defended its commitment to transparency monday amid criticism of its decision to keep visitors' records secret and new calls for president donald trump to release his federal tax returns.government watchdog groups argue trump is preventing the public from learning basic details about his financial ties and blocking information about the groups and individuals that are trying to influence the white house. the obama administration released 6 million white house visitor records over eight years.on monday, white house spokesman sean spicer downplayed those disclosures because national security and law enforcement reasons were used to exclude certain visits — despite the fact that the trump white house has used national security and privacy concerns to justify keepi