Omarosa Manigault Defends Donald Trump: ‘I Am Living the American Dream’ Because of Him

Caitlin O’Toole, US Weekly – December 6, 2016

Omarosa Manigault has penned a passionate essay defending her former Apprentice boss, Donald Trump, against allegations of racism and sexism, and revealing how the president-elect was there for her after her brother’s murder and the sudden death of her then-fiancé, actor Michael Clarke Duncan.

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The Forgotten Women Who are Supporting Trump

Kay Hymowitz, Fox News – November 5, 2016

One of the strangest ironies of this strangest of campaigns is that, if America does elect its first woman president, it will be Donald Trump, not Hillary Rodham Clinton, who will have played the crucial role. As if to confirm the most fevered feminist images of predatory male sexuality, Trump has managed to offend some of the most loyal Republican women, from senators, to local organizers, to rank and file. He now lags about 20 points behind Clinton among women voters.

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‘P*ssy Grabbing’ Threats are Now a Thing in Trump’s America

Rebecca Ruiz, Mashable – December 5, 2016

In October, Donald J. Trump insisted his hot mic comments from 2005 were harmless “locker room talk.” Now that Trump’s the president-elect, however, some men have turned the implied violence of his “pussy grabbing” into a slur to publicly harass and intimidate women. 

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Who Will be Donald Trump’s Real First Lady?

Kate Andersen Brower, CNN – December 5, 2016

When former Vice President Al Gore emerged from his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, he made sure to tell reporters that he met with Ivanka Trump first but spent “the bulk of the time” with her father.

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These Are the Only Two Female CEOs in Trump’s New Business Advisor Group

Claire Zillman, Fortune – December 5, 2016

While some of Donald Trump’s picks for top advisors in his fledgling administration have raised eyebrows, the new panel of business leaders assembled by the president-elect is flush with experience and influence—thanks to the inclusion of some of the biggest-name executives in the Fortune 500.

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Donald Trump, When Asked About Women’s Issues by Nancy Pelosi, Handed the Phone to Ivanka

Rachael Ravesz, Independent – December 4, 2016

Donald Trump has appointed his unofficial spokesman for women’s issues and gender equality – his oldest daughter. Ivanka Trump, 35, was handed the phone last week when minority leader of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi phoned her father and requested to talk about his policies affecting women.

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Andrea Mitchell: Voters Saw Hillary as ‘Man,’ ‘Did Not See Humanity in Her’

Kyle Drennen, MRC TV – December 2, 2016

On her MSNBC show on Friday, anchor Andrea Mitchell decried the fact that the usual liberal identity politics did not work with voters in November’s election. Talking to Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, she fretted over the revelation that campaign focus groups “showed that people related to Hillary Clinton as a man.”

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Lagarde Urges Wider Respect for Women in Wake of Trump’s Victory

Andrew Mayeda, Bloomberg Markets – December 2, 2016

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde called for greater attention to protecting the dignity of women, saying everyone has a responsibility to combat misogyny.

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A Photo of a 4-year-old with Hillary Clinton was Used as a Disgusting Meme. Her Mom Fought Back.

Colby Itkowitz, Washington Post – December 1, 2016

Early in the campaign, a 4-year-old girl dressed as Hillary Clinton for Halloween, wearing a blazer and carrying a briefcase, met her idol. The candidate, then vying for the Democratic nomination, posed for a picture with her mini-me after an event in the girl’s home town of Charleston, S.C., in 2015. Clinton told her she looked like a future president.

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Amanda Renteria, National Political Director for Hillary Clinton 2016, on Standing Up and Making a Difference

Elizabeth Denton, Allure – December 1, 2016

Corresponding with Amanda Renteria over email this week was very different from when my colleagues profiled her this past November, no less. The national political director for Hillary Clinton 2016, the Democrat’s presidential campaign, was quite hopeful that day. At the time, as you can see in the video above, she was decidedly excited about the outcome of the election.

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