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Senior White House adviser to President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway announced she is leaving the White House to spend more quality time with her children.

Conway announced her decision on Sunday. She said she informed Trump on Sunday night, the Washington Post reported.

In a statement, Conway said she is transitioning out of her role as counselor to Trump at the end of this month.

Her husband, attorney and frequent Trump critic George Conway will be stepping down from his position at the Lincoln Project, a group of anti-Trump Republicans that teamed up to help defeat Trump in November.

Sources say the Conways and their teenage daughter, Claudia, had become too much of a distraction to the president.

In response to her parents' announcement, Claudia took to TikTok to boast about her role in her parents' decisions to quit their jobs.

"Look what I did! Look at what I did, ladies and gentlemen," the 15-year-old said in a series of TikTok videos on Sunday night.

Claudia was forced to delete her TikTok earlier this year only to return in July.

She captioned her reaction video: "the power that i hold. i - they think this is gonna stop me from getting emancipated? NANSHAJAB BYE."

She also made a video detailing the mental and physical abuse she claims to have suffered at home in the family's multi-million dollar New Jersey mansion.

The Conways have four children: twins Claudia and George IV, Charlotte, and Vanessa.
 

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Former President Barack Obama slammed current U.S. President Donald Trump as unfit to hold office. The Hawaiian-born multi-millionaire ended Day 3 of the DNC convention with a 19-minute speech attacking his successor, Trump.

Obama, 59, claimed America's democracy was at risk as long as Trump remained in office. He said Trump's presidency was like a "reality show" to get "the attention he craves."

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Obama suggested Trump had not risen to the role of president and he was incapable of doing so.

Trump, 74, watched Obama's speech with interest while tweeting his reactions.

In one tweet, Trump wrote in all caps: "HE SPIED ON MY CAMPAIGN, AND GOT CAUGHT!"

"WHY DID HE REFUSE TO ENDORSE SLOW JOE UNTIL IT WAS ALL OVER, AND EVEN THEN WAS VERY LATE? WHY DID HE TRY TO GET HIM NOT TO RUN?"

Trump also tweeted a video that showed him criticizing Obama and his former VP Joe Biden. "Now President Obama did not do a good job. And the reason I'm here is because of President Obama and Joe Biden - because if they did a good job, I wouldn't be here."

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Kanye West is serious about his quest to become the 46th president of these United States. The 43-year-old rap and fashion mogul has been added to more ballots in multiple states.

Utah is the latest state to add West's name to the ballot. According to the Associated Press, West qualified for the Utah ballot as an unaffiliated presidential candidate.

State Elections Director Justin Lee said his office verified that 1,000 signatures collected by West's campaign were from registered voters.

According to the NY Times, some Republicans are helping West, including Lane Ruhland, a lawyer who has worked for the Trump campaign, and Mark Jaboky, who worked for the California Republican Party.

West has hinted that his goal is to divert Democratic votes away from Joe Biden.

Some states booted West from their ballots, claiming the signatures were invalid.

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the state Democratic Party filed a complaint against West for bogus signatures like "Mickey Mouse" and "Bernie Sanders".

But West challenged the complaint, insisting that the DNC prove the signatures aren't Mickey Mouse or Bernie Sanders.

Affidavits from six people say they were tricked into signing their names on West's paperwork.

"If the affidavits are true, crimes were committed by the West campaign," said attorney Michael Maistelman.

West's campaign is gaining support. Biden has began to slip in the polls after picking Calif. Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

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Michelle Obama attacked President Donald Trump in a blistering speech during the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday night.

Some of the scheduled speakers phoned in their speeches due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Mrs. Obama closed out the first night of the virtual DNC with an impassioned 18-minute speech.

Speaking via livestream from her $11 million Hamptons mansion -- one of five mansions the Obamas own -- the former first lady called Trump "the wrong president for our country."

"Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country. He has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head," she said.

She added: "He cannot meet this moment. He simply cannot be who we need him to be for us. It is what it is."

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Mrs. Obama praised Democratic nominee Joe Biden, calling him a "profoundly decent man."

She showed signs of emotional stress during her speech. She previously said she was struggling with "some form of low-grade depression" due to the Trump administration's "hypocrisy".

During her podcast earlier this month, Obama said the hypocrisy of the Trump administration keeps her up at night.

Among her symptoms are insomnia, mood disturbances, anxiety, stress, and lack of motivation in her normal daily routines.

"I'm waking up in the middle of the night, cause I'm worrying about something, or there's a heaviness," she said.

Obama added, "You know, um, so I, I know that I am dealing with some form of low-grade depression. Not just because of the quarantine, but because of the racial strife, and just seeing this administration, watching the hypocrisy of it, day in and day out, is dispiriting."

President Trump mocked her pre-recorded speech during a campaign stop ahead of the Democratic convention.

Trump told supporters in Minnesota. "Why don't they tell me that? I'll tape my speech next week. It's a lot easier."
 

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President Donald Trump brushed aside a White House reporter's question on "all the lying you've done to the American people."

The question was asked by Huffington Post reporter S.V. Dáte, who later tweeted wanted to ask Trump that question for "five years."

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"Mr. President, after 3½ years do you regret at all all the lying you have done to the American people," Dáte asked at Trump's daily White House press briefing on Thursday.

Trump responded, "All the what?"

"All the lying, all the dishonesties."

"And who is that?"

"You have done."

"Uh..."

"Tens of thousands."

"Go ahead please," Trump said, calling on the next reporter.

The NY Daily News noted that "Trump has lied more than 20,000 times during his presidency, according to a Washington Post tracker."

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Kanye West is making believers out of people who initially laughed at Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

While Democrats and Republicans have written off Kanye's campaign, Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner said Democrats and Republicans would be foolish to ignore Kanye.

"Democrats cannot ignore him because he could split the vote," she told Page Six. "No one can ignore a black candidate, even though they may think whatever they think about Kanye," she said.

Trump, a former reality TV star, drew laughter and ridicule when he announced his intentions to run for president. He shocked the world when he beat the odds-on-favorite, Hillary Clinton, to win the 2016 election.

Faulkner says Kanye could pull off a similar November surprise by siphoning off Democratic votes from Joe Biden.

"They kind of have to keep an eye on him because he's going to pop up on the ballot in certain places and they better hope it's not in a swing state," Faulkner said.

She added the GOP "can't ignore him either," because Trump and Kanye are pals and Kanye has already hinted that he would act as spoiler to Biden's campaign.

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Shaun King was brutally mocked on Twitter.com for flip-flopping after Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday.

The transracial activist had said he "absolutely" would not support Harris or Biden's presidential campaigns.

In a 2018 tweet, King wrote that he would not support them because of their "dismal history on criminal justice reform over their entire careers."

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But on Tuesday, he tweeted his support for Harris, stating he is "incredibly proud" to support Harris as VP on the Biden ticket.

"Kamala Harris is the most progressive VP nominee in American history," he tweeted.

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Twitter users reminded King of his 2018 tweet as a meme showing both tweets went viral on the social media platform.

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King addressed his flip-flopping, stating, "I can only speak for myself, but when I harshly critique leaders, it's with the hope that they will grow and evolve."

"Kamala has done so, in very specific ways, on issues of justice."

"I'll remain a critic," he added, "But I'm nothing but glad to see the growth. Is what it is."

Harris, who is former President Barack Obama's choice for president, was dad last on the Democratic presidential platform in 2019. But she dropped out of the race in December, citing a lack of funds and an overall lack of enthusiasm.

She was despised by the Black community for her hard stance on crime as a prosecutor in San Francisco. As a state prosecutor, Harris locked up more Black and brown people than her predecessors.
 

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Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced former Calif. state prosecutor Kamala Harris as his VP pick on Tuesday.

Harris was former President Barack Obama's first choice for president when she ran a lackluster campaign last year.

Black people despised Harris because of her tough stance on crime. As California AG she locked up more Black males than any of her predecessors.

Harris was so unpopular as a presidential candidate that many Blacks breathed a sigh of relief when she dropped out of the race.

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Political analysts say Obama backed Biden because he agreed to put Harris on the ticket -- to shoehorn an unpopular candidate into the White House.

The left's support of a Biden/Harris ticket was so obvious that Politico.com let the cat out of the bag early in July by "accidentally" leaking her name as the VP nominee.

CNN floated the theory on Tuesday night by suggesting Biden may step aside to let Harris be the first female president if he wins the election in November.

CNN editor-at-large Chris Cilizza said Tuesday that the former vice president would step aside -- all but conceding that Biden will not finish his presidential term.

The theory is so widespread in Washington, that some members of Congress have already begun preparations for a Harris administration - with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as her vice president.

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Biden has previously said his VP pick must be ready to be president on "day one." No candidate is more ready to assume power on day one than Harris.

Cilizza suggested that Biden's pick is an indication that he knows he won't finish his first term.

Cilizza wrote: "At 55 years old, [Harris] represents a younger generation of leader — something that Biden, who will be 78 on Inauguration Day 2021, said was a major factor in his choice..."

"What Biden did is make the pick that maximized his chances of continuing to make the race a straight referendum on Trump while also selecting someone, in Harris, whose resume suggests will be ready to step in if and when Biden decides to step aside."

Biden didn't hide his intentions in an email to his supporters on Tuesday:

"I've decided that Kamala Harris is the best person to help me take this fight to Donald Trump and Mike Pence and then to lead this nation starting in January 2021."

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Joe Biden picked California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate in the 2020 presidential elections.

In a tweet on Tuesday, Biden, 77, said, "You make a lot of important decisions as president. But the first one is who you select to be your Vice President. I've decided that Kamala Harris is the best person to help me take this fight to Donald Trump and Mike Pence and then to lead this nation starting in January 2021," Biden wrote in an email from his campaign to supporters.

The unpopular 55-year-old mixed race senator becomes the third woman to run as a presidential running mate.

Susan Rice, another close contender, tweeted: "My warmest congratulations to ?@KamalaHarris . I am confident Biden-Harris will prove to be a winning ticket. I will do my utmost to help them win and govern."

Politico.com accidentally let the cat out of the bag in July when it leaked Harris would be Joe Biden's choice for his vice president.

The Internet's response to Biden's pick was mixed. Many Blacks were relieved when Harris dropped out of the presidential race because of her tough-on-crime stance in California.

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Joe Biden is set to announce his vice presidential pick this week. Black leaders warn he "will lose" the election if his VP pick isn't a Black woman.

Biden's camp say he will announce his running mate this week -- after missing previous deadlines set by the Democratic nominee.

There have only been three women on a presidential election ticket in history: Geraldine Ferraro, Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton.

Biden's VP pick is groundbreaking because she will likely be president of the United States at some point if Biden wins the election. He has said his VP choice must be prepared to step in as president "on day one."

Black leaders understand the historical significance of Biden's choice for running mate. In a letter they warned Biden "will lose" the election if he doesn't choose a Black woman.

More than 100 Black male leaders, athletes, and rappers, including Sean Combs and Lenard McKelvey, aka Charlamagne Tha god, signed the letter ordering Biden to pick a Black woman as his VP.

"Failing to select a Black woman ... means YOU WILL lose the election ... Black women are defining the future of politics so it's time you let one define the future of your campaign," they wrote.

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There are four Black women on Biden's short list for Vice President: Florida Rep. Val Demings (pictured), California Rep. Karen Bass, former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who is considered a long shot.

The others on the list include Mass. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is white, California Sen. Kamala Harris of California, who is mixed, and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is white.

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Political analysts believe Biden has narrowed his choice to Rice or Whitmer (pictured). Whitmer reportedly chartered a private plane and flew to Delaware under the cover of darkness for a secret late night meeting with Biden on Sunday.

Flight records show a chartered plane left Lansing's Capital Region International Airport for Delaware Coastal Airport at 5:33 p.m. and returned at 11:16 p.m. on Sunday.

The governor's office declined to confirm or deny the secret meeting.

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Nick Cannon has endorsed rapper-turned-U.S. Presidential candidate Kanye West in the 2020 elections.

Mariah Carey's ex-husband told TMZ the U.S. needs another black man in office, referring to former President Barack Obama, who is biracial.

Cannon said of his longtime friend's campaign: "I love it! We need another black man in power."

The news comes amid reports that Kanye is under investigation for election fraud.

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CNN correspondent April Ryan tweeted, "Two states declaring #KanyeWest ineligible to be on #POTUS ballot due to faulty signatures could open him up to an #ElectionFraud investigation."

"Kanye West will also not be permitted on the New Jersey ballot due to faulty signatures. His 'campaign' withdraws petition."

Ryan continued saying, "I would imagine other states where reported GOP operatives assisted him to get on the ballot will soon be reviewing."

Last week, Kanye jokingly said he was campaigning to draw votes away from Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Nick sparked concern last month when he made headlines for anti-Semitic comments he shared on his podcast show, "Cannon's Class," in which he labeled white people "savages" who act "evil" and "rob, steal, rape, kill in order to survive".

In subsequent social media posts, he wrote that things "couldn't get any worse" for him, and he hinted at taking his own life after none of his A-list friends rushed to defend him.

The public fallout was swift and harsh as ViacomCBS severed longstanding ties with the comedian, taking millions of dollars in revenue with them.

Cannon's bank account took another hit as his daytime talk show, The Nick Cannon Show, has gone on hiatus and his radio show on Power 106, Nick Cannon Mornings, is temporarily suspended.

Since making the controversial comments, Nick has met with rabbis and learned about Judaism during a visit to the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles.

He also pledged his first paycheck from his daytime talk show to the Jewish center.

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Joe Biden said the Black community is not as "diverse" as the Hispanic community. He didn't clarify what he meant by that remark.

Biden made the comment during an interview with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) which aired on Wednesday.

National Public Radio's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asked Biden whether he would stop the deportation of Cubans, if elected president.

"I'm going to look at every single country in the world... this guy [President Donald Trump] is sending them back," Biden said.

Biden assured Garcia-Navarro he would attempt to restore the Obama-Biden administration's policy of improving relations with communist Cuba.

Biden then added:

"And by the way, what you all know, but most people don't know, unlike the African American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community, with incredibly different attitudes about different things ... it's a very diverse community."

Biden's comment drew mixed reaction on Twitter.com, with some accusing him of being an overt racist.

Twitter user @jg091297 wrote: "He could have said 'they all look alike to me' and this would have sounded less racist."

User @KenAndTonic tweeted: "Wonder how all of his VP candidates feel about this, you know, being all the same and everything."

User @NthingInPrtculr tweeted: "I'm Black and I find what Biden said incredibly condescending, clearly he thinks he can say whatever he wants & still get our votes & I fear that he is right."

But some Black Democrats shrugged off Biden's latest gaffe: @MrNicdraw wrote: "Still better than the alternative. Like wtf."

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President Trump says the 2nd round of economic impact payments may be "way higher" than the $1,200 most Americans received earlier this year.

Phase 4 of the comprehensive Coronavirus relief bill will not be voted on by tonight's deadline (July 31). The White House and Republicans in the Senate are working on a smaller bill than the one proposed by House Democrats.

The Republican's economic stimulus bill would extend the federal unemployment benefits - but at a lower amount: $200 per week in addition to state benefits. The bill would also provide protection for renters who face evictions.

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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday to offer 4 proposals.

One proposal would extend the $600 federal benefits for one week to give more time for negotiations. But Pelosi and Schumer rejected the proposals.

On Friday, Trump said, "The Democrats do not care about the people of our country."

But Pelosi said Trump and the Republicans don't care about the American people. "They resent America's working families."

Republicans say the extra $600 benefit is a "disincentive" for Americans to go back to work because some people are making more money on unemployment than they would if they were working.

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Politico.com accidentally let the cat out of the bag when it leaked Joe Biden's choice for his vice president running mate: California Senator Kamala Harris.

Harris posted this Instagram photo of herself and Biden together a few days ago. In the caption, she urged her followers to get their "friends, family, neighbors and complete strangers" to vote for Biden on Nov. 3.

Originally published on Monday morning, Politico.com's story "Running-mate rundown: Tracking Joe Biden's VP pick" summarized 12 women that Biden could choose from, but when it came to Kamala Harris's entry, the title read, "Biden's VP Pick."

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In the biographical summary, Politico wrote about the 55-year-old senator, who is mixed-race (Indian and Caucasian):

"Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris to become his running mate for the 2020 election on Aug. 1, two weeks before the Democratic National Convention, after keeping his choice close to the chest for months.

In his announcement, Biden, 77, called Harris "a worthy opponent and a worthy running mate," alluding to the pair's rivalry during the earlier stages of the Democratic primary. She will bring her experience as a prosecutor, household name recognition, and skill as a debater to the ticket."

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The Internet's response to Biden's pick was mixed. Many Blacks were relieved when Harris dropped out of the presidential race because of her tough-on-crime stance in California.

A Coli.com reader wrote:

"Kamala would be a terrible choice. She's already shown that's she's awkward around black folks (peep that Breakfast Club interview). I'm not sure she'd help him turn out blacks. She's not Latina, so no help there. Technically she's Indian, but she's dark and West Indian.....so East Indians aren't really trying to listen to her....they think she's black."

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms was Biden's top pick for a hot minute, but she fell out of favor with the Biden camp over her response to Rayshard Brook's murder and the death of an 8-year-old child at the hands of Black Lives Matter demonstrators.

Question: What do you think of Biden's choice for VP? Will you still vote for him, knowing that he will step down (due to senile dementia) and Harris will become your president?
 

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Joe Biden accused President Trump of being the first racist to be elected U.S. president. The Democratic nominee for president made the remark during a virtual townhall from his basement in Delaware on Wednesday.

The 77-year-old Democrat chastised Trump for repeatedly referring to the COVID-19 pandemic as the "China virus" or the "Wuhan virus".

Biden said, "the way he deals with people based on the color of their skin, their national origin, where they're from, is absolutely sickening."

Biden added, "No sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president."

Ignoring the fact that past U.S. presidents have owned slaves, Biden said, "We've had racists, and they've existed, and they've tried to get elected president. But he's the first one that has."

President Trump responded to a reporter's question about Biden's statement during a press briefing on Wednesday. Trump said he'd "done more for black Americans than anybody with the possible exception of Abraham Lincoln. Nobody has even been close.”

Former U.S. presidents who've bought and sold African slaves include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson.

The former vice president made headlines earlier this year when he suggested Black people who don't vote Democrat "ain't Black".