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Trump accidentally slams Don Jr. in magazine profile of Ivanka

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President Donald Trump damned his namesake son with faint praise in a lengthy profile on his eldest daughter.

The president spent 20 minutes on the phone with The Atlantic‘s Elaina Plott bragging about Ivanka Trump, whom, he revealed, he wanted to place at the United Nations or World Bank because she’s “good with numbers” and “calm,” which he attributed to her genetics.

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Trump told the reporter he was proud of all five of his children, although it was clear he was most reverent of the 37-year-old Ivanka — a White House senior adviser he sometimes calls “baby” in official meetings.

“Barron is young, but he’s got wonderful potential,” Trump said. “And Tiffany’s doing extremely well. Don is, uh, he’s enjoying politics; actually, it’s very good.”

“And Eric is running the business along with Don, and also very much into politics,” he added. “I mean, the children — the children have been very, very good.”

Trump sees Ivanka as his heir apparent, the reporter concluded, and seemed to think she could one day take over the job he unexpectedly won.

“If she ever wanted to run for president,” he said, “I think she’d be very, very hard to beat.”

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Donald Trump Jr. has floated the possibility of entering politics, and he’s popular at his father’s campaign rallies, but the president said he only considered Ivanka for an administration post.

“She went into the whole helping-people-with-jobs,” he said, “and I wasn’t sure that was going to be the best use of her time, but I didn’t know how successful she’d be. She’s created millions of jobs, and I had no idea she’d be that successful.”

That claim about millions of jobs, the reporter noted, was not true.

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#PresidentPelosi Trends After Sondland Testimony Implicates Pence in Trump Ukraine Scheme

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The hashtag #PresidentPelosi was trending Wednesday as Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified to the House Intelligence Committee in the impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump's Ukrainian schemes for assistance in the 2020 election and implicated Vice President Mike Pence in the effort.

If Trump and Pence are both removed from office over their involvement in the plot, the next in line for the presidency is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

"I'm fine with Pelosi serving as interim president until we hold an election," tweeted activist Bree Newsom. "Both Trump and Pence are implicated in this conspiracy to extort Ukraine."

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Trump claims not to ‘know’ Gordon Sondland very well — but the evidence suggests otherwise

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President Donald Trump attempted to distance himself Wednesday from his hand-selected European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland. At the same time, Trump claimed that Sondland’s stunning testimony, which alleged that the president had ordered a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine, in fact, vindicated him.

“Was there a ‘quid pro quo’?” Sondland said in his testimony to the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday. "The answer is ‘yes.’”

Sondland further claimed that “everyone was in the loop” and all actions were “directed” by the president.

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The latest GOP defense of Trump crumbles in impeachment hearing

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It was a day of blockbuster day of testimony from E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland, in which Sondland — who once gave Donald Trump a million dollars for his inauguration — decided to save his own hide by ratting out not just Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, but seemingly half the senior staff of the White House.

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