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Breitbart editor cites rap lyrics in seeming defense of Trump ‘N-word’ tape — and gets brutally mocked

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With rumors once again swirling that there’s a video of President Donald Trump using the N-word, Breitbart News editor Joel Pollak trotted out what appeared to be a trial balloon for defending the president.

Writing on Twitter, Breitbart’s Joel Pollak said he spent the morning at a gym that was owned by a “terrific black guy.”

Pollak said that his workout was marred, however, by the fact that some gym patrons were playing hip-hop.

“Hip-hop music, n-word literally every 2 seconds,” Pollak complained. “I don’t like it but this is just what the cool people listen to I guess. Maybe we’re overdue for a real national conversation about the word and its public use.”

Although Pollak didn’t specifically cite the purported Trump “N-Word” tape mentioned this week by estranged Trump loyalist Omarosa Manigault-Newman, many of his followers interpreted his tweet as a preemptive defense of the president should the tape actually exist.

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Soccer star slams Trump for attacking her teammate: He hates women he ‘cannot control or grope’

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On Wednesday, U.S. Women's Soccer champion Ali Krieger rebuked President Donald Trump for his attacks on her teammate Megan Rapinoe, saying that the president feels threatened by women that he "cannot control or grope":

In regards to the “President’s” tweet today, I know women who you cannot control or grope anger you, but I stand by @mPinoe & will sit this one out as well. I don’t support this administration nor their fight against LGBTQ+ citizens, immigrants & our most vulnerable.

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Justice Department sues Omarosa Manigault Newman over financial disclosures

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The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice" who campaigned for President Donald Trump and later worked for him in the White House, alleging she failed to file a required public disclosure report after she left 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, claims Manigault Newman "knowingly and willingly" failed to file the financial disclosure report after corresponding multiple times with attorneys for the White House. It accuses her of violating the Ethics in Government Act (EIGA) by not filing the report, which was required because her salary exceeded $124,406, despite several oral and written reminders from White House ethics lawyers.

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Retired admiral could pose serious threat if he decides to run against Iowa Republican: report

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On Wednesday, Iowa Starting Line reported that Ret. Adm. Michael Franken is in talks with state and national Democrats about challenging GOP Sen. Joni Ernst.

Franken, who has served as Deputy for Military Operations for AFRICOM, Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, and Chief of Legislative Affairs for the Department of the Navy, hails from Sioux Center, a town in the deeply conservative northwest part of the state.

Ernst, who first gained national attention for her 2014 campaign ad about castrating hogs, is a reliable vote for President Donald Trump in the Senate, and the president's poor approval ratings in Iowa have left Democrats hopeful that they can defeat her.

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