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Here's how Trump's use of the Presidential Medal of Freedom differs from what Obama did

President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 16 to recipients including Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley, Antonin Scalia, Orrin Hatch, Roger Staubach, Alan Page and Miriam Adelson. It is the nation’s highest civilian honor.

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Here Are 5 Things That Could Motivate Pro-Trump Voters in the November Midterms

The events of Tuesday, August 21 are being met with very different responses from critics and supporters of President Donald Trump. On August 21, two of the president’s closest associates—former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his former personal attorney Michael Cohen—were either convicted of or pled guilty to eight federal criminal charges each. With Manafort, the charges he was convicted of included bank fraud and income tax evasion, and Cohen admitted to income tax evasion as well felony campaign finance violations. And while Trump’s critics see these convictions or guilty pleas—a total of 16 altogether on the same day, between Manafort and Cohen—as evidence of the corruption surrounding Trump and his associates, Trump’s diehard supporters have a totally different view. To Trumpistas, the legal problems of Manafort and Cohen and the Russia-related investigation headed by the U.S. Justice Department’s special counsel, Robert Mueller, are evidence of an anti-Trump witch hunt.

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Obama Announces Support for Universal Basic Income - Here's How to Ensure It Decreases Economic Inequality

While speaking in South Africa on Tuesday in one of his first major speeches since he left the White House, former President Barack Obama endorsed the idea of introducing a universal basic income.

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ABC’s Roseanne Barr Attacks Obama Adviser in Shockingly Racist Twitter Tirade

Valerie Jarrett served as Senior White House Advisor for the full eight years President Barack Obama led the nation. She was also the assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs, and a co-chair of the Obama–Biden Transition Project. Before serving in the Obama White House, Jarrett was a CEO, the chairwoman of the Chicago Stock Exchange, the chairwoman of the board of the University of Chicago Medical Center, and held other prestigious titles.

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16 Tweets Where Trump Attacked Obama for Doing Exactly What Trump is Doing in Syria Now

Tonight the inevitable happened. After reports of possibly heinous war crimes being committed by the Syrian government, after weeks and weeks of hostile propaganda coming from the United States and a completely incompetent government in perpetual disarray, Donald Trump announced that the United States would be bombing Syria. Donald Trump’s opinions on foreign policy have not always been so … hawkish. Let’s take a look back:

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Rania Abouzeid's Journey into the Hell of Syria's Civil War

The Syrian civil war, now in its seventh year, defies understanding. What started in 2011 as a peaceful popular rebellion against the dictatorship of the Assad family evolved into a civil war, which then mutated into a multi-sided conflict involving at least seven foreign powers and three non-state armed movements. Half a million people have been killed and another million displaced. And the fighting is not going to end any time soon.

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GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch Says Affordable Care Act Supporters Are 'Stupidest, Dumbass People I’ve Ever Met’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Thursday called supporters of the Affordable Care Act some “of the stupidest, dumbass people I’ve ever met” during a speech before the American Enterprise Institute.

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Wounded Betsy DeVos Plays the Victim as Critics Denounce Her Failure to Protect Students' Rights

Education secretary and school choice proponent Betsy DeVos continues to incite anger among those on the left with her ignorant and misguided public statements about education policy and philosophy. During a January 7 meeting with reporters to talk about her first year as secretary, DeVos expressed confusion with the criticism she’s received for her treatment of students’ civil rights, saying that “nothing could be further from the truth.”

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Right-Wing Media Explodes Over New FBI Texts, Misrepresents the Facts

Conservative media sources remain convinced that any investigation into President Donald Trump's actions is part of a nefarious Democratic plot.

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Can You Guess Who Sean Hannity Is Blaming for the Dow Jones Crash?

Fox News talk show host and conservative political commentator Sean Hannity's running ideological feud with former president Barack Obama isn't exactly a nascent phenomenon. Hannity, who published his book titled Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama's Radical Agenda eight years ago has no love for America's first black president. Keeping that opposition very much alive, Hannity blamed Dow Jones biggest intraday plunge on Obama.

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