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CNN chose facts over another appearance by Kellyanne Conway

  • CNN’s communications team shut down Kellyanne Conway, calling out the “alternative facts” specialist for using alternative facts of her own.
  • It began Saturday, when Huff Post reported that CNN actively chose not to put Conway on air on their flagship Sunday show, State of the Union. 
  • The New York Times later quoted CNN’s explanation that turning Conway down was because of “serious questions about her credibility.”
  • Conway denied that report, saying she “could not do live Sunday shows this week [because] of family.”
  • CNN fired back a half-hour later, saying the White House offered to make Conway available for the show, but they “passed” on her appearance. Read more

Donald Trump apparently told his female campaign staffers to “dress like a woman.” So now, women all over the internet are telling him how women dress

Following reports that President Donald Trump’s female staffers allegedly felt pressure to dress “like women” while working on his campaign, women across the globe are speaking out against the myth that their workplace wardrobes should consist solely of skirts and heels. And their Twitter retorts, via the hashtag #DressLikeAWoman, have been pretty inspiring.

Trump didn’t realize what he was signing when he gave Steve Bannon unprecedented power

  • Trump raised a lot of eyebrows by elevating his chief strategist Stephen Bannon to a permanent seat on the National Security Council.
  • Democrats, though, apparently weren’t the only ones stunned by the move. Among the people caught unaware was one Donald J. Trump. 
  • The New York Times reported on Sunday that Trump hadn’t realized what he did when he signed the 2,100-word executive memorandum that elevated Bannon to the NSC.
    • “Mr. Bannon remains the president’s dominant adviser, despite Mr. Trump’s anger that he was not fully briefed on details of the executive order he signed giving his chief strategist a seat on the National Security Council.”
  • Read that again: The president of the United States, Donald Trump, was “not fully briefed” on a document he signed, a document that carries the force of law. Read more