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Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Flashes of anger, tears, and a promise: How Obama and world leaders privately reacted to Trump’s election, as told by a former Obama adviser

Donald Trump's surprise electoral victory in the 2016 US presidential election sent half the country reeling, but some world leaders, including the man Trump would replace, President Barack Obama, were especially dismayed, according to a new memoir from the former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes.

After Trump was elected, Obama questioned whether his own presidency had come ’10 or 20 years too early’

One of President Barack Obama's close advisers, Ben Rhodes, wrote about an exchange between Obama and some of his aides shortly after Donald Trump was elected. During the conversation, Obama questioned whether he had overestimated his own legacy.

31 celebrities who have publicly supported Donald Trump

From Mike Tyson to Roseanne Barr, many celebrities have shown their support for Donald Trump as the Republican nominee and as president.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.

Marco Rubio outlined a terrifying ‘hypothetical’ scenario that could trigger a constitutional crisis in the US — and national securi...

Sen. Marco Rubio detailed a hypothetical scenario during a Senate hearing on Wednesday that he says could trigger a constitutional crisis in the US.

Obama’s former Homeland Security secretary says the ‘Access Hollywood’ tape overshadowed Russia’s 2016 election interference

Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2016 US election were overshadowed by the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape.

Rex Tillerson reportedly squandered over $60 million that he was offered to counter Russian election meddling

Tillerson's State Department was offered vast sums of money by the Pentagon to implement programs to counter Russia's interference efforts. None of it got used.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters following the weekly policy luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Obama’s former chief of staff is blaming Mitch McConnell for ‘watering down’ their response to Russia’s 2016 election interfer...

Former Obama chief of staff Denis McDonough cleared the air on who was to blame for the lack of urgency on Russian election meddling under the former president.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 8, 2018.

Top American cyber official says Russia ‘successfully penetrated’ some US voter systems during the 2016 election

A top intelligence official told NBC News that Russia "successfully penetrated" a small number of state election networks during the 2016 US election.
Kellyanne Conway and Chris Cuomo

Kellyanne Conway says nobody at the White House talks about Hillary Clinton hours after Trump tweeted about her

Kellyanne Conway insisted on Wednesday night that "nobody" in the White House talks about Hillary Clinton, just hours after the president tweeted about Clinton.

Twitter investors take aim at fake news, hate speech, and harassment — but the company says it’s already doing all it can

In perhaps the first of its kind to arise from the misinformation crisis, a shareholder proposal at Twitter would urge it to report on fake news and more.