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|Georgia Republican, right, says if Trump used the slur before taking office, he's able to separate his personal beliefs from his policies
A Georgia state lawmaker said he would not have an issue if President Donald Trump used the n-word in the past and argued that holding a president accountable for mistakes made before entering office would "set a bad precedent."
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 3:46 PM
|See lawmaker stun CNN's Victor Blackwell on his n-word take
Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams told CNN's Victor Blackwell that using the n-word is wrong, but if President Donald Trump said it before he became President, "it doesn't mean we need to continue to berate him."
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 1:44 PM
|Analysis: Trump has gained among black voters since 2016
First things first: The theme song of the week is Gathering Crowds, by John Scott from the television show "This Week In Baseball."
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 1:32 PM
|Analysis: Who Trump is attacking on Twitter
President Donald Trump has long used Twitter to define -- and defame -- his political opponents, but about 18 months into his presidency it's become blindingly clear that his use of social media to target critics, disloyal former lieutenants and the media tells us more about him than anyone else.
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 12:27 PM
|A look at Omarosa's excerpt on Puerto Rico from a reporter who was there
Only a few paragraphs of Omarosa Manigault Newman's book are about Puerto Rico. But their claims are significant: that President Donald Trump lacked empathy in Hurricane Maria's aftermath and that the President and Chief of Staff John Kelly referred to Puerto Ricans in derogatory terms.
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 2:24 AM
|Jake Tapper: Stunning admission by Trump
CNN's Jake Tapper looks back on the White House and President Trump's conflicting explanations on why he revoked former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance.
POSTED AUGUST 17, 2018 12:00 PM
|Avenatti's actions on potential presidential run speak louder than his words
Michael Avenatti, the boisterous lawyer who has risen to national fame in recent months by publicly pestering Donald Trump, will continue his public flirtations with running for President in 2020 by headlining two more Democratic Party events this weekend, sources tell CNN.
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 12:57 PM
|60 ex-CIA officials blast Trump over security clearances
Sixty former CIA officials warned President Donald Trump in a statement on Friday that "the country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allowed to share their views."
POSTED AUGUST 17, 2018 11:36 PM
|Cuomo rips Trump over cancelled parade
CNN's Chris Cuomo says President Trump's cancelled military parade wasn't intended to be about the US military, but instead about Trump's show of Power.
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2018 7:56 AM
|Twitter CEO: 'We are not' discriminating against any political viewpoint
POSTED JANUARY 01, 0001