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Trump Son Slammed for Response to London Attack

He tweeted months-old remark from mayor

(Newser) - President Trump's oldest son was slammed Wednesday for what was seen as a political attack on London's mayor within hours of a terrorist attack that left five people dead and dozens injured. "You have to be kidding me?!: Terror attacks are part of living in big city,... More »

Trump Jr: 'Zero Contact' With Dad

President's son hints that politics still calls to him in first speech since inauguration

(Newser) - "I'm watching more take place in two months than I saw in two terms before," is how Donald Trump Jr. sums up his father's job performance in the Oval Office, but he's doing his observing from the sidelines, having taken the reins of the Trump... More »

Group Linked to Trump Sons Offered Access for $500K

That included a photo with the president-elect

(Newser) - In another Trump connection likely to make ethicists scratch their heads , or possibly tear their hair out, a nonprofit linked to Donald Trump's two adult sons tried to sell access to Trump the day after his inauguration. The recently created "Opening Day Foundation" is holding a hunting-themed fundraiser... More »

Top-Secret Clearances for Trump's Kids? Maybe

Giuliani rumored to be Trump's pick for State

(Newser) - Is the Trump administration going to be a family affair? Nepotism rules prevent Donald Trump from hiring his children to serve in his administration, but sources tell CBS News that the president-elect is already looking into getting top-secret security clearances for his children, a move that, for now, would have... More »

Trump's Son Among Potential Cabinet Picks

Donald Trump Jr. for Interior secretary?

(Newser) - Hours after Donald Trump was named president-elect , talk has turned to what could potentially be "one of the more eclectic and controversial presidential cabinets in modern history," per Politico . Given that Trump is a businessman rather than a seasoned politician, it's perhaps no surprise that his camp... More »

Skittles Pic Trump Jr. Used Was Taken by Ex-Refugee

Ironic

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr.'s tweet comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles didn't go over well with the public, the candymaker, and now, the UK photographer who took the photo he says Trump stole for his tweet, the BBC reports. David Kittos says he took the pic of the colorful... More »

Trump Jr.'s Refugee Tweet Doesn't Fly With Skittles Maker

'Skittles are candy. Refugees are people'

(Newser) - One of the most controversial moments from the campaign trail on Monday came not from either of the major candidates but from Donald Trump Jr. As CNN reports, he shared a tweet that compared the Syrian refugee problem—and the notion that terrorists might be hiding among them—to Skittles.... More »

Kasich: Yeah, VP Rumor Is True

Confirms that Donald Trump Jr. called an aide to make the offer

(Newser) - John Kasich still isn't endorsing Donald Trump for president, but he's confirming one of the more delicious rumors of the veepstakes that ended with Mike Pence in the No. 2 slot on the ticket: That Donald Trump Jr. called an aide to the Ohio governor to offer him... More »

Trump Jr.'s Plagiarism Tweet Causes a Ruckus

Later suggests accusation against Obama was tongue-in-cheek

(Newser) - There's a new plagiarism kerfuffle making the rounds in political circles, but this one is a little strange. It begins with this tweet from Donald Trump Jr.: "I'm honored that POTUS would plagiarize a line from my speech last week. Where's the outrage?" He was referring... More »

Winners, Losers From Day 2 of the RNC

Never Trump movement 'dead from multiple causes'

(Newser) - Tuesday was "Make America Work Again" day at the Republican National Convention, though there was easily as much talk about Hillary Clinton as there was about the US economy. Still, the convention seemed to run far more smoothly than on Monday—it was as if they "had brought... More »

Trump Jr.: Dad Has 'Record of Accomplishing Impossible'

Tiffany Trump had some words about her dad, too

(Newser) - Donald Trump's adult children were on the Republican National Convention floor in Cleveland Tuesday evening to witness their father take the GOP nomination for president, and two of them took to the stage to offer their personal take on the man who fathered them. Tiffany Trump, Trump's daughter... More »

Trump's Kids Stage Intervention

They tell dad to ease up on Obama; the Donald denies it, of course

(Newser) - Donald Trump's anti-Obama campaign has apparently reached "embarrassing dad" status, because his three eldest kids recently staged an intervention of sorts advising him to tone it down, reports the New York Daily News . Eric, Donald Jr., and Ivanka "showed a lot of respect" during the mid-October meeting,... More »

Trump Sons Slammed for 'Desecrating' Elephant

Donald Jr., Eric shown posing with big game hunting kills

(Newser) - Donald Trump's sons went on a hunting safari in Africa last year, and thought it would be a good idea to pose in photo after photo with the animals they killed. Said photos surfaced yesterday, and not surprisingly, animal rights groups are outraged, TMZ reports. One picture in particular... More »

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