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New book: Trump nearly fired Jared and Ivanka via tweet

Then-President Donald Trump nearly fired his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner from the White House via tweet, according to a new book from New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.

    cnn.com  2022-09-28 12:24:01+00:00
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  • Jamie Gangel
    Jamie Gangel @jamiegangel

    New- Donald Trump nearly fired his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner from the White House via tweet, according to new book from ⁦@maggieNYT⁩ - reporting via ⁦@jeremyherb⁩ ⁦@CNN⁩ ⁦@CNNPolitics⁩ https://t.co/bud01GbeJm

    Wed Sep 28 12:48:30 +0000 2022

  • Jake Tapper
    Jake Tapper @jaketapper

    New book by ⁦@maggieNYT⁩: Trump nearly fired Jared and Ivanka via tweet https://t.co/MRRok9wAck

    Wed Sep 28 12:28:10 +0000 2022

  • Maggie Haberman
    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    Trump told advisers in 2016 that he would disavow David Duke but that it didn't have to happen too quickly. "A lot of those people vote," he was heard telling Chris Christie by phone. https://t.co/DtBpXOEhk3

    Wed Sep 28 15:42:03 +0000 2022

  • CNN
    CNN @CNN

    Then-President Donald Trump nearly fired his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner from the White House via tweet, according to new book from New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman. https://t.co/4ukQBqvzJX

    Wed Sep 28 15:00:16 +0000 2022

  • Alex Ward
    Alex Ward @alexbward

    Kelly, his former chief of staff, is said to have described Trump as a “fascist” https://t.co/VNvO8bVp1l

    Wed Sep 28 12:41:38 +0000 2022

  • CNN Politics
    CNN Politics @CNNPolitics

    Former President Donald Trump nearly fired his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner from the White House via tweet, a new book reveals. https://t.co/unUUZgNaTs

    Wed Sep 28 13:01:08 +0000 2022

  • Jeremy Herb
    Jeremy Herb @jeremyherb

    President Trump nearly fired Ivanka and Jared Kushner via tweet, according to the new book from @maggieNYT https://t.co/fUYFUucUJT

    Wed Sep 28 12:30:27 +0000 2022

  • Wynn Westmoreland
    Wynn Westmoreland @WynnWs

    New book: Trump nearly fired Jared and Ivanka via tweet https://t.co/NlI8QYmvYT

    Wed Sep 28 13:33:14 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Biden Says Social Security Is on ‘Chopping Block’ if Republicans Win Congress Biden Says Social Security Is on ‘Chopping Block’ if Republicans Win Congress – The fate of America’s social safety net programs has re-emerged as a campaign issue ahead of November’s midterm elections.

   nytimes.com 2022-09-27 21:31:54+00:00
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  • Alan Rappeport
    Alan Rappeport @arappeport

    Biden, from the Rose Garden, says Social Security is on the ‘chopping block’ if Republicans win Congress. The politics of the social safety net are back in play as midterms approach. https://t.co/GDxnq53vmL

    Tue Sep 27 21:33:58 +0000 2022

  • Jim Roberts
    Jim Roberts @nycjim

    Biden Says Social Security Is on ‘Chopping Block’ if Republicans Win Congress. He’s right. https://t.co/3RfZ4g6fIB

    Tue Sep 27 23:33:55 +0000 2022

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Current Status: McConnell, Schumer back bill to prevent efforts to subvert presidential election results McConnell, Schumer back bill to prevent efforts to subvert presidential election results – Like a similar bill that passed the House last week, the Senate bill was prompted by the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob seeking to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral win.

   washingtonpost.com 2022-09-27 19:33:57.846000+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Breaking WaPo: Mitch McConnell has endorsed the bipartisan electoral count reform bill in the Senate. The legislation seeks to prevent future presidents from trying to overturn election results through Congress. https://t.co/zMuWMisp2Y

    Tue Sep 27 19:45:04 +0000 2022

  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) joined 22 Republicans and Democrats in backing legislation to prevent future presidents from trying to overturn election results through Congress. https://t.co/qSNkJsR3ia

    Tue Sep 27 19:39:56 +0000 2022

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    This is huge news: There's bipartisan endorsement of the electoral count reform bill currently in the Senate, all but cementing its passage! https://t.co/beF0zTXHaI

    Wed Sep 28 00:30:50 +0000 2022

  • Azi™️
    Azi™️ @Azi

    McConnell endorses bill to prevent efforts to subvert presidential election results via @amybwang https://t.co/j7euiqBErz

    Tue Sep 27 19:39:13 +0000 2022

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    Mitch McConnell has endorsed a bipartisan electoral count reform bill in the Senate, giving the legislation a key boost. The bill seeks to prevent future presidents from trying to overturn election results through Congress. https://t.co/beF0zTYf0g

    Tue Sep 27 20:47:27 +0000 2022

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has endorsed a bipartisan electoral count reform bill in the Senate, giving the legislation a key boost over a similar bill the House passed last week. https://t.co/beF0zTXHaI

    Tue Sep 27 20:05:42 +0000 2022

  • Noah Bookbinder
    Noah Bookbinder @NoahBookbinder

    It is significant that a key Senate Committee passed Electoral Count Act reform with support from both the Republican and Democratic leaders. The Senate needs to pass this bill and work out differences with the House to help protect future elections. https://t.co/hxwX9NPIsH

    Tue Sep 27 21:04:22 +0000 2022

  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    The bill, which is likely to get a vote later this year, was prompted by the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob seeking to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral win. https://t.co/qSNkJsRB7I

    Tue Sep 27 19:39:56 +0000 2022

  • Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈
    Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈 @Amy_Siskind

    Progress for our democracy if it passes: the Act would reaffirm that the VP has only a ministerial role at the joint session of Congress to count electoral votes, and raise the threshold necessary for members of Congress to object to a state’s electors. https://t.co/xWfyuesoLb

    Tue Sep 27 21:59:08 +0000 2022

  • Matt Fuller
    Matt Fuller @MEPFuller

    Say what you will about Mitch McConnell, but he has a pretty good sense of the direction of the Republican Party. If he’s endorsing this, I think it’s because he recognizes it’s a real threat that Congress rejects the will of the voters. https://t.co/iSiSlINE5P

    Tue Sep 27 20:01:43 +0000 2022

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Current Status: ‘We fought for this right, dammit’: Pennsylvania women motivated by abortion rights rally behind Fetterman ‘We fought for this right, dammit’: Pennsylvania women motivated by abortion rights rally behind Fetterman – Pink "Fetter-woman" shirts and gray hair dotted the line that snaked around the block outside John Fetterman's first rally here in Philadelphia since his stroke in May.

   cnn.com 2022-09-28 12:00:29+00:00
CNN Politics Dan Merica
  • CNN Politics
    CNN Politics @CNNPolitics

    “We fought for this right, dammit”: Pennsylvania women motivated by abortion rights are rallying behind Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman https://t.co/EPARKhoVUN

    Wed Sep 28 13:58:05 +0000 2022

  • Dan Merica
    Dan Merica @merica

    Pink "Fetter-woman" shirts and gray hair dotted the line that snaked around the block in Philadelphia - with women who were angry, motivated and ready for a fight. How the Dobbs decision is powering John Fetterman as he emerges from his stroke recovery: https://t.co/kNaZ4Zb83t

    Wed Sep 28 12:33:47 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Trump weighed bombing drug labs in Mexico after he mistook adviser, new book shows Trump weighed bombing drug labs in Mexico after he mistook adviser, new book shows – New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman's "Confidence Man" details unusual, erratic interactions between Trump and world leaders, members of Congress and his own aides.

   washingtonpost.com 2022-09-28 09:00:00.108000+00:00
The Washington Post Mehdi Hasan Maggie Haberman Josh Dawsey Holly Otterbein Citizens for Ethics Maggie Haberman The Washington Post Tom Cotton Meridith McGraw
  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    The 607-page ‘Confidence Man,’ from New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, details unusual and erratic interactions between Trump and world leaders, members of Congress and his own aides. https://t.co/ov6WZNDHdj

    Wed Sep 28 11:08:55 +0000 2022

  • Mehdi Hasan
    Mehdi Hasan @mehdirhasan

    Read the stuff in here. It's endless craziness and offensiveness. How did this man become president of the United States? How did tens of millions of Americans vote for him not once but twice? How? https://t.co/rprlr0HBgg

    Wed Sep 28 12:49:40 +0000 2022

  • Maggie Haberman
    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    ...from someone claiming to be a Washington Post reporter whose name she didn't know. The more he talked, she couldn't shake the sense that it was President Trump. The quotes never appeared in a story https://t.co/3rNQyPSjaN

    Wed Sep 28 11:31:04 +0000 2022

  • Josh Dawsey
    Josh Dawsey @jdawsey1

    Trump weighed bombing drug labs in Mexico, according to new book - The Washington Post https://t.co/xk0k3UlGcp

    Wed Sep 28 11:19:05 +0000 2022

  • Holly Otterbein
    Holly Otterbein @hollyotterbein

    Trump “told advisers that he needs people such as Pennsylvania Senate nominee Mehmet Oz (R) in office in case the election is challenged in 2024 or they try to impeach him again,” according to Haberman’s new book. https://t.co/5tgZncaTKS

    Wed Sep 28 14:47:36 +0000 2022

  • Citizens for Ethics
    Citizens for Ethics @CREWcrew

    Trump actually considered bombing Mexico. That was a real thing that happened. https://t.co/XGUdE1S3Cx

    Wed Sep 28 14:30:59 +0000 2022

  • Maggie Haberman
    Maggie Haberman @maggieNYT

    Instead of trying to dissuade Trump, officials weighed asking Giroir not to wear his dress uniform to the Oval anymore to avoid further confusing the president https://t.co/3rNQyPSjaN

    Wed Sep 28 11:27:50 +0000 2022

  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post @washingtonpost

    New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman’s 607-page book, “Confidence Man,” details unusual interactions between former president Donald Trump and world leaders, members of Congress, along with behind-the-scenes accounts of his time as a businessman. https://t.co/anQDKOtB3X https://t.co/ittqjXWMu1

    Wed Sep 28 17:18:37 +0000 2022

  • Tom Cotton
    Tom Cotton @TomCottonAR

    What would you do if ISIS or al Qaeda set up shop in Juarez or Monterrey and killed 100,000 Americans a year? That’s exactly what we should do to the drug cartels. https://t.co/TEjHBQZvH1

    Wed Sep 28 15:52:53 +0000 2022

  • Meridith McGraw
    Meridith McGraw @meridithmcgraw

    From @maggieNYT new book, per @jdawsey1…Rep. Debbie Dingell’s strange call: https://t.co/cHstG1VBZf https://t.co/SBjJKf1tRC

    Wed Sep 28 12:16:52 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Hurricane Ian nears landfall in southwest Florida, bringing high winds, heavy rain and historic storm surge Hurricane Ian nears landfall in southwest Florida, bringing high winds, heavy rain and historic storm surge – Hurricane Ian is poised to make landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday and is already bringing a catastrophic trifecta of high winds, heavy rain and historic storm surge to the state.

     cnn.com 2022-09-28 05:49:15+00:00
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    Hurricane Ian strengthens into a Category 4 storm with 140 mph winds as it bears down on Florida https://t.co/Xz29shYZdB

    Wed Sep 28 09:16:36 +0000 2022

  • Morning Express with Robin Meade
    Morning Express with Robin Meade @MorningExp

    Hurricane Ian – now an “extremely dangerous” CAT 4 storm – has begun lashing Florida with major flooding and ruinous winds as it advances on the state’s west coast with the potential to inflict catastrophic floods and life-threatening storm surge: https://t.co/jqugXKhM2r https://t.co/9TOFOSCIVm

    Wed Sep 28 10:49:09 +0000 2022

  • State of the Union
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    Hurricane Ian strengthens into a Category 4 storm on its way to Florida as residents warned to get out now https://t.co/5av1egky3q

    Wed Sep 28 11:13:20 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Ron DeSantis Appointee Resigns After Alleged KKK Photo Surfaces Ron DeSantis Appointee Resigns After Alleged KKK Photo Surfaces – The picture reportedly shows Jeffery Moore at a Halloween party wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood and robe.

   huffpost.com 2022-09-28 03:58:20+00:00
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   cbsnews.com 2022-09-28 00:14:33+00:00
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  • Noah Bookbinder
    Noah Bookbinder @NoahBookbinder

    An estimated 13 million Americans believe force is justified to restore Donald Trump to power, and an estimated 15 million believe force would be justified to prevent him from being prosecuted. This is a dangerous situation, and one that Trump created. https://t.co/kNf9Bkgdj5

    Wed Sep 28 17:50:32 +0000 2022

  • Jake Rosen
    Jake Rosen @JakeMRosen

    NEW-- @ProfessorPape to @margbrennan: 61% of those who favored insurrection were fueled by fears of a "Great Replacement," and 48% of those surveyed believed in QAnon. "If you marry those together, you have a dangerous cocktail," Pape said. https://t.co/E46Hkk3stt

    Wed Sep 28 13:47:11 +0000 2022

  • Joe Trippi
    Joe Trippi @JoeTrippi

    Millions of Americans believe force justified to restore Trump to White House, University of Chicago study finds - CBS News https://t.co/tpm3WAB9zS

    Wed Sep 28 17:10:02 +0000 2022

  • Hussein Ibish
    Hussein Ibish @Ibishblog

    "Trump is willing to court those who support violence for his goals, number one of which is being restored to the White House. He is stoking not just the fires of anger getting him support, but the fires that are leading to that violent 13 [million]." https://t.co/Y5IgwemWkq

    Wed Sep 28 14:00:55 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Ted Cruz votes against bipartisan bill to prevent another Jan. 6 Ted Cruz votes against bipartisan bill to prevent another Jan. 6 – The Texan objected to certifying Arizona’s electoral votes as rioters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The bill, which Cruz voted against in committee on Tuesday, would make a similar move in the…

   texastribune.org 2022-09-27 22:22:39+00:00
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  • Dan Rather
    Dan Rather @DanRather

    I suppose when the coup fits, you wear it. https://t.co/V6q8fYoWqt

    Wed Sep 28 15:15:33 +0000 2022

  • Texas Tribune
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    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz voted against a bipartisan bill on Tuesday that aimed to prevent another attack on the U.S. Capitol. The bill would bar him from single-handedly objecting to presidential election results, as he did on Jan. 6, 2021. https://t.co/gAjltYnAuK

    Tue Sep 27 22:34:00 +0000 2022

  • John Iadarola
    John Iadarola @johniadarola

    Every wannabe dictator deserves a Reek like @TedCruz https://t.co/18fei5bVGk via @TexasTribune

    Wed Sep 28 13:23:37 +0000 2022

  • Rebekah Allen
    Rebekah Allen @rebekahallen

    Ted Cruz votes against bipartisan bill that would neutralize the very action he took on Jan 6 when he objected to certifying election results Via @matthewchoi2018 https://t.co/g6bLsKxp3i

    Tue Sep 27 23:39:03 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Oh Look! Another Clarence Thomas Ethics Scandal! Oh Look! Another Clarence Thomas Ethics Scandal! – Hey Clarence: $686,589 is bigger than zero.

   abovethelaw.com 2022-09-27 22:02:18+00:00

Current Status: Newest addition to Trump’s legal team sidelined in Mar-a-Lago search case Newest addition to Trump’s legal team sidelined in Mar-a-Lago search case – The newest addition to former President Donald Trump's legal team, Chris Kise, has been sidelined from the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation less than a month after he was brought on to represent…

   cnn.com 2022-09-27 16:14:51+00:00
Jacob Rubashkin Mueller, She Wrote Kaitlan Collins Teri Kanefield Ana Cabrera Daniel Uhlfelder Katie S. Phang CNN Politics Liz Dye
  • Jacob Rubashkin
    Jacob Rubashkin @JacobRubashkin

    So Trump finally finds a respected Florida lawyer to represent him in the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation, pays him $3 million upfront, and then weeks later the lawyer is no longer on the case? https://t.co/pRzdoGSV7P

    Tue Sep 27 16:23:29 +0000 2022

  • Mueller, She Wrote
    Mueller, She Wrote @MuellerSheWrote

    BREAKING: Trump's $3M lawyer Chris Kise has been SIDELINED from the document probe. Reasons unclear. https://t.co/L1ic6iOXbN

    Tue Sep 27 16:30:25 +0000 2022

  • Kaitlan Collins
    Kaitlan Collins @kaitlancollins

    Chris Kise, the newest addition to the Trump legal team, has been sidelined from the Mar-a-Lago investigation less than a month after being brought on, I’m told. He’s still on the team and may focus on other investigations, but isn’t leading on docs case. https://t.co/3KnNZI6QwI

    Tue Sep 27 16:19:54 +0000 2022

  • Teri Kanefield
    Teri Kanefield @Teri_Kanefield

    Trump doesn't look to lawyers for legal advice. He looks to lawyers to do his bidding. I assume the sidelining of Chris Kise is because this case is not proceeding as Trump intended. Kise was smart to collect his $3 million in advance. https://t.co/D8Vm9FUexS

    Tue Sep 27 23:20:01 +0000 2022

  • Ana Cabrera
    Ana Cabrera @AnaCabrera

    JUST IN: The newest addition to Trump's legal team, Chris Kise, has been sidelined from the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation less than a month after he was brought on to represent Trump in the matter, two sources familiar with the move tell CNN. https://t.co/FyyZ3J0bmz

    Tue Sep 27 16:16:41 +0000 2022

  • Daniel Uhlfelder
    Daniel Uhlfelder @DWUhlfelderLaw

    Chris Kise: Newest addition to Trump's legal team sidelined in Mar-a-Lago search case https://t.co/VarGIucSrU

    Tue Sep 27 16:38:07 +0000 2022

  • Katie S. Phang
    Katie S. Phang @KatiePhang

    So Kise is a $3 million dollar benchwarmer? https://t.co/rXNFMPbjN5

    Tue Sep 27 16:47:58 +0000 2022

  • CNN Politics
    CNN Politics @CNNPolitics

    Chris Kise, the newest addition to Donald Trump's legal team, has been sidelined from the Mar-a-Lago documents investigation less than a month after he was brought on to represent the former President in the matter, sources say https://t.co/tCERuMNy4p

    Tue Sep 27 16:21:03 +0000 2022

  • Liz Dye
    Liz Dye @5DollarFeminist

    Trump is already throwing over Chris Kise after signing a $3M retainer and convincing him to leave Foley & Lardner? That seems ... not smart. Chaos monkey gonna chaos monkey, I guess. https://t.co/lkShsvkwGI

    Tue Sep 27 16:30:33 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Scoop: White House mulling potential Yellen departure after midterms Scoop: White House mulling potential Yellen departure after midterms – It would be the first and most consequential exit in a potentially broad reorganization of Biden's economic team.

  axios.com 2023-01-28 00:19:00+00:00
Benny Johnson Alayna Treene
  • Benny Johnson
    Benny Johnson @bennyjohnson

    White House mulling potential Yellen departure after midterms https://t.co/k9NFTLpiCO

    Wed Sep 28 00:22:17 +0000 2022

  • Alayna Treene
    Alayna Treene @alaynatreene

    White House officials are quietly preparing for the potential departure of Janet Yellen after the midterms, the first & most consequential exit in what could be a broad reorganization of Biden's economic team, via @HansNichols https://t.co/OO2EmvaWw5

    Wed Sep 28 02:49:57 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Police in Arkansas responding to reports of active shooter at hospital Police in Arkansas responding to reports of active shooter at hospital – An active shooting situation is unfolding at a hospital north of Little Rock, Arkansas, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.

    cnn.com 2022-09-28 16:50:01+00:00
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Current Status: Trump's legal troubles mount as Oath Keepers plan to throw him under the bus at sedition trial Trump's legal troubles mount as Oath Keepers plan to throw him under the bus at sedition trial – The January 6 hearing may be postponed, but Trump is still flailing, and has even sidelined his top lawyer

    salon.com 2022-09-28 16:30:01+00:00
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  • Amanda Marcotte
    Amanda Marcotte @AmandaMarcotte

    The sedition trial for the Oath Keepers is still in jury selection, but we already know how they plan to defend themselves: By accusing Trump of telling them to storm the Capitol. Plus, his $3 million lawyer he just hired has already been sidelined. https://t.co/bHjtZ45KFf

    Wed Sep 28 16:59:37 +0000 2022

  • Salon
    Salon @Salon

    Trump's legal troubles mount as Oath Keepers plan to throw him under the bus at sedition trial https://t.co/PlQIYrGTSZ

    Wed Sep 28 18:06:51 +0000 2022

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Current Status: Biden warns oil and gas industry against using Hurricane Ian to raise prices Biden warns oil and gas industry against using Hurricane Ian to raise prices – Mr Biden says he will order officials to investigate any instances of price gauging as a result of the hurricane

    independent.co.uk 2022-09-28 16:28:32+00:00
Andrew Feinberg

Current Status: Donald Trump was obsessed with LGBTQ people according to explosive new book Donald Trump was obsessed with LGBTQ people according to explosive new book – He bragged about paying a gay employee less, wanted to know which employees were gay, and made vulgar statements about trans women's genitals...

  lgbtqnation.com 2022-09-28 15:30:51+00:00