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Trump ‘almost had a heart attack’ when a woman was promoted to executive council of company: Ex-Trump casino president

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President Donald Trump’s issues with powerful women goes back to his Atlantic City days, a former top Trump executive explained on MSNBC’s “The Beat” with Ari Melber on Tuesday.

John O’Donnell was the president and chief operating officer of the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino.

“What do you think about his view of negotiating with Speaker Pelosi?” Melber asked. “Do you think anything about her bothers him?”

“Oh, I think it’s very perplexing for Donald to be — have a woman sitting across the table on such a big, visible issue,” O’Donnell replied.

“You think from your time working with him, that he is specifically bothered by the fact this is a woman in power?” Melber asked.

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“Oh, absolutely. He was very sensitive even to promotions of women within the organization,” O’Donnell noted.

“I promoted a woman to the first vice president of marketing in Atlantic City. And the natural — the position she had replaced the individual was on the executive committee, so I just assumed she was going to go on the executive committee,” he explained.

“I put her on the executive committee and he almost had a heart attack,” O’Donnell noted. “It was troubling for him.”

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“I have seen it first-hand. And of course, today, we have all witnessed his comments, his sexist and misogynist comments — he hasn’t changed over the years, Ari, not at all,” he added.

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Trump picks Antonin Scalia’s son to replace disgraced former Labor Secretary: report

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On Thursday, NPR reported that President Donald Trump is naming Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to take over as Secretary of Labor.

Scalia, who served on the court from 1986 to his death in 2016, was known as one of the staunchest conservatives on the bench. His seat was deliberately kept vacant by Republicans for over a year to deny President Barack Obama the ability to make an appointment to it.

The Department of Labor was until this month run by former federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta, who resigned in disgrace amid renewed questions about his role in brokering a potentially illegal sweetheart plea agreement with hedge fund manager and accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

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DOJ policy blocking Trump from being indicted ‘factored into’ the end of the Stormy Daniels case: report

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Federal prosecutors decided to close the investigation into the 2016 criminal hush money payment to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal that benefitted the Trump campaign because, in part, of the policy that prevents the indictment of a sitting president, according to a new report from USA Today citing an anonymous source.

Michael Cohen has already pleaded guilty to the violation of campaign finance law. He said that he carried out the effort in coordination with and at the direction of then-candidate Donald Trump in order to increase his chances of victory in the 2016 presidential election.

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Trump’s Pentagon spokeswoman forced staff to run errands — and even help her adopt a foster child: report

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On Thursday, the Department of Defense Inspector General released a scathing report on ex-Pentagon spokesperson Dana White, the result of an investigation that began last year following ethics complaints from her staff.

The IG concluded that White used federal staffers to help her run personal errands both during and outside of work hours. Officials were forced to book her personal travel, deliver lunch and snacks to her office, act as her chauffeur, handle her dry cleaning, and book a makeup artist to come to her house.

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