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National and NYC political reporter for @AP. Former @NYDailyNews. Dad, lucky husband of @carriemelago, Red Sox fan. Email: JLemire@ap.org

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his 2015 announcement according to those involved was a classic trump production aimed at highlighting all the
“His 2015 announcement, according to those involved, was a classic Trump production aimed at highlighting all the things that made Trump, well, Trump: his brashness, his wealth and his skill for lighting rhetorical fires and watching the press scramble”
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i have the high honor of being the only person who has been compared to marie antoinette darth vader and cruel
“I have the high honor of being the only person who has been compared to Marie Antoinette, Darth Vader, and Cruella de Vil at once”
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either way somewhere along the seventh arc after the engines failed from lack of fuel the airplane entered a v
“Either way, somewhere along the seventh arc, after the engines failed from lack of fuel, the airplane entered a vicious spiral dive with descent rates that ultimately may have exceeded 15,000 feet a minute”
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the escalator the paid actors the incendiary speech the elephant almost four years later a look back at donald
The escalator. The paid actors. The incendiary speech. The elephant (almost).

Four years later, a look back at Donald Trump’s unforgettable campaign kickoff. Tomorrow, his re-election bid officially begins.
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though the state has trended by the narrowest of margins toward republicans in recent elections both parties a
“Though the state has trended — by the narrowest of margins — toward Republicans in recent elections, both parties are mobilizing for a fierce and expensive battle in Florida
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it was a scene trump had carefully crafted paying frequent visits to the lobby as crews worked through the nig
“It was a scene Trump had carefully crafted, paying frequent visits to the lobby as crews worked through the night to erect press risers, build the stage he would stand on and polish every inch of marble and brass.”
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billcosby active on twitter today follows only six accounts the list
.@BillCosby, active on Twitter today, follows only six accounts. The list:
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new york ap it was the escalator ride that would change history four years later a look back with colvinj
NEW YORK (AP) — It was the escalator ride that would change history.

Four years later, a look back with @colvinj
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days before trumps kickoff he called from europe and floated postponing alarming aides fearful it would signal
Days before Trump’s kickoff, he called from Europe and floated postponing, alarming aides fearful it would signal cold feet for a candidate who scrapped earlier bids.

“I told him that postponing would be like Madonna not performing at MSG on a show day”
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new four years later a look back at the escalator ride that started it all trumps campaign launch featured pai
NEW: Four years later, a look back at the escalator ride that started it all.

Trump’s campaign launch featured paid actors in the crowd yet could have been even more theatrical - he nixed suggestions to feature a live elephant as “Too political”

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the mother of a santa fe school shooting victim said that trump in their private meeting in texas kept mention
The mother of a Santa Fe school shooting victim said that Trump, in their private meeting in Texas, "kept mentioning" arming classroom teachers.

“It was like talking to a toddler,” she said.
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new ap despite promises no money from leftover trump inaugural funds has gone to charity
New: @AP: despite promises, no money from leftover Trump inaugural funds has gone to charity
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new donald trump jr has undisclosed business relationship with gop donor a texas hunting buddy who met with to
NEW: Donald Trump Jr. has undisclosed business relationship with GOP donor, a Texas hunting buddy who met with top NSC officials to push a plan that would curb U.S. sanctions in Venezuela in order to do business there
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trump asked the head of nsa to squash stories alleging ties between his campaign and russia the agencys deputy
Trump asked the head of NSA to squash stories alleging ties between his campaign and Russia.

The agency’s deputy director deemed it “the most unusual thing he had experienced in 40 years of government service.”
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first the white house calls them the red socks now they seem to be the world cup series champions
First, the White House calls them the “Red Socks.” Now, they seem to be the “World Cup Series Champions
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president donald trump held a rally in las vegas tonight three miles from the mandalay bay hotel where a gunma
President Donald Trump held a rally in Las Vegas tonight three miles from the Mandalay Bay hotel where a gunman opened fire just over a year ago, killing 58 people and leaving 851 injured.

Trump made no mention of the shooting.
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wallace no interview trump i think weve wasted enough time on this witch hunt and the answer is probably were
WALLACE: No interview?

TRUMP: I think we’ve wasted enough time on this witch hunt and the answer is probably, we’re finished.

WALLACE: What are the odds? One in a hundred? What--What?

TRUMP: I don’t do odds, I gave very detailed--

WALLACE: You ran a casino sir.
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the televised conversation between rachel maddow one of the nations top cable hosts and pete buttigieg a top t
The televised conversation between Rachel Maddow - one of the nation’s top cable hosts - and Pete Buttigieg - a top tier presidential candidate - about their experiences coming out as gay would have been unimaginable just a few years ago
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president trump has concluded his meeting with those impacted by the thousand oaks mass shooting including fam
President Trump has concluded his meeting with those impacted by the Thousand Oaks mass shooting - including families and first responders - in under a half hour
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did you want donald trump to win putin yes i did
Did you want Donald Trump to win?

Putin: "Yes, I did."
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