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REVEALED: Trump personally intervened to get government photographer to hide tiny inauguration crowds

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A new report from the Guardian claims that President Donald Trump personally intervened to get a government photographer to edit photos of his inauguration to hide evidence that his crowd size was smaller than the crowd at former President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

The publication has obtained documents showing that the photographer who snapped photos at the inauguration “cropped out empty space ‘where the crowd ended’ for a new set of pictures requested by Trump on the first morning of his presidency.”

According to the report, the National Park Service had to scramble to alter the original photographs on the day after the inauguration in order to appease a furious Trump. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made “multiple” calls to the NPS to badger them about when the new photographs would be ready, the records show.

One official, whose name was redacted in the documents, says that Trump “wanted to see pictures that appeared to depict more spectators in the crowd” because many of the original ones showed “a lot of empty areas.”

Trump was furious when he saw that crowds for Obama’s 2009 inauguration dwarfed the crowds at his own inauguration in 2017. The president also infamously sent out Spicer to falsely claim that Trump’s inauguration crowd had been the largest in American history — a claim that Spicer later admitted that he regretted making.

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Ivanka bashed by CNN guest for jumping into Trump racist furor late and trying to make herself look good

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Appearing on CNN, the author of a piece in The Atlantic on Ivanka Trump's disappearing act whenever her father, President Donald Trump, does something offensive, said the first daughter likes to pick her spots when she can be "part of the show."

Speaking with CNN host Ana Cabrera, journalist Elaina Plott said Ivanka's influence on her father has been overstated since the beginning of his presidency and only she moves into the public eye when it benefits her.

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House GOP group wants to pressure Amazon into selling gay conversion therapy books written by long-debunked quack

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A key bloc of House Republicans is planning to put pressure on Amazon to once again start selling "gay conversion therapy" books that the website had previously removed for peddling a dangerous, pseudo-scientific procedure that has been linked to suicide and mental health problems.

Vice News reports that the Republican Study Group issued a handout to its members this week encouraging them to raise concerns about "Amazon censorship" of books written by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, the late clinical psychologist who has been credited with pioneering so-called gay conversion therapy techniques.

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WATCH: Employee at Tim Hortons slurs Muslim couple and tells them ‘go back to your own country’

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According to a report from Deadline Detroit, a Muslim advocacy group has filed a complaint against a local Tim Horton's location after an employee insulted a Muslim couple and told them to "go back to their own country," followed by a sexist slur.

The report states Alaa Kouider and her husband, Ameur Dhaimini, were purchasing coffee at the local fast food location when they got into an argument with the cashier.

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