Day 358: Racist.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

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1/ Trump vaguely denied calling Haiti a "shithole country."

2/ Senator Richard Durbin contradicted Trump, saying the comments were "hate-filled, vile and racist."

3/ The United Nations human rights office called Trump's comments "shocking," "shameful," and "no other word for this but racist."

4/ Don Lemon: "The president of the United States is racist."

5/ Anderson Cooper: "The sentiment the President expressed today is a racist sentiment."

6/ At an event to honor Martin Luther King Jr, Trump decried racism.

poll/ 55% of Americans think Trump's mental fitness is an issue.

poll/ 50% of Americans would vote for Oprah over Trump, but 54% voters don't want her to run.

NOTABLES.

  • Trump canceled his visit to London to avoid mass protests.

  • The US ambassador to Panama resigned over differences with the Trump administration.

  • Jeff Bezos donated $33 million to a scholarship fund for young "dreamers."

  • Corey Lewandowski is scheduled to testify before the House Intelligence Committee next week.

  • Trump extended the Iran nuclear deal.

  • The Education Department awarded a debt-collection contract to a company Besty DeVos invested in before becoming education secretary.

  • Trump paid a former porn star $130,000 one month before the 2016 election so she wouldn't publicly discuss an alleged sexual encounter from 2006.

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