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Hillary Clinton Had An Uplifting Response To An 8-Year-Old Losing Her School Election

ByLara Walsh
Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is no stranger to the disappointment of an unsuccessful election run, and one Maryland third grader's story of losing the class presidency to a boy by one vote struck close to home. Hillary Clinton’s…

Donald Trump's Strange Tweet Questioning If 'SNL' Is Committing "Collusion?" Is A Lot

ByLizzy Rosenberg
On Dec. 15, Saturday Night Live's last episode of 2018 started out with a cold open aimed at President Donald Trump, and from the looks of Twitter, it seems as though he wasn't too excited about it. Between the show's "It's A Wonderful Trump" cold…

Here's What Obamacare Being Ruled As Unconstitutional Could Really Mean

ByDaniella Bondar
The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Obamacare, the nation's current healthcare plan signed into law under President Barack Obama, has been hanging in the balance since Obama exited the White House and President Donald Trump entered. Now,…

The Trump Administration Is Losing Another Member As The White House Shakeup Continues

ByLara Walsh
Yet another one of President Trump's appointees is stepping down as the latest casualty in the White House staff shakeup. The subject of reportedly almost 20 federal investigations, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will leave the Trump…

Donald Trump Seems Excited About A Texas Federal Judge's Ruling On The Affordable Care Act

ByLara Walsh
After a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional on Friday, Dec. 14 — which effectively called the entire ACA into question — President Donald Trump headed to Twitter to revel in the…

Here's What Could Happen With Supreme Court Appointments In 2019

ByHannah Golden
President Donald Trump has already proven to have a roller coaster ride of a presidency, and among the twists and turns, he's had quite an impact on the nation's judicial branch since taking office. Two major high-profile appointments in his first…

Here's What It Would Take For Nancy Pelosi To Become President

ByHannah Golden
2018 may be drawing to a close, but the universe seems hellbent on throwing Washington as many plot-twists as it can before the year is officially out. In the last week alone, multiple high-profile figures associated with President Donald Trump have…

Donald Trump Announced A New Acting Chief Of Staff In His Latest Staffing Change

ByLilli Petersen
A new player is about to enter the White House scene. On Friday, Dec. 14, President Donald Trump tweeted out that he had made a decision about his new chief of staff. So who's the lucky appointee? Mick Mulvaney will be the new acting chief of staff,…

What Might Happen If A President Breaks The Law Isn't As Simple As You Think

ByHannah Golden
Donald Trump, as a candidate for president in 2016, famously bragged that he "could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody" and wouldn't lose any of his voters. And who knows what would happen if he actually did. But now that he's in…

Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Making His Son-In-Law Chief Of Staff, Because Why Not

ByHannah Golden
For those of you watching along at home, President Donald Trump's search for a willing and eligible chief of staff comes complete with the memorable characters, the behind-the-back gossip, and all the tantalizing drama you'd expect from The Bachelor…

Maria Butina's Guilty Plea Agreement Has Some Big Takeaways

ByHannah Golden
On Thursday, Dec. 13, a former American University student and Russian national now infamous for courting America's powerful gun lobby pleaded guilty in federal court. 30-year-old Maria Butina was indicted in July and accused of attempting to sway…

The Deadline For A Government Shutdown Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

ByShelby Black
Just when we all thought 2018 might end peacefully, we couldn't have been more wrong. Over the past few weeks, President Donald Trump has been threatening to shut down the government in order to gain funding for his infamous border wall. At first,…

The Possibility Of Indicting A President Is A Lot More Complicated Than It Seems

ByHannah Golden
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, as President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison, he implicated the president in crimes he allegedly committed during the 2016 presidential campaign. Though Trump…

This Is The Weird Legal Gray Area Everyone's Talking About After Cohen's Sentencing

ByShelby Black
The week of Dec. 10 has certainly seen its fair share of drama. From guilty pleas to angry tweets, Michael Cohen's latest sentencing has everyone asking, what is an unindicted co-conspirator? Well, it has to do with President Donald Trump's future,…

Everyone's Calling Trump A Grinch For Canceling The White House Press Christmas Party

ByDaniella Bondar
The trees are decorated, the lights are up, the eggnog is spiked, and the holiday cheer is upon us — unless you're a journalist who thought you'd score an invite to the White House this Christmas. For decades the president has hosted a Christmas…

Donald Trump Is Reportedly Spending Christmas At Mar-A-Lago, So That's Fine

ByShelby Black
Happy holidays everyone! Well, maybe not quite yet, but close enough. As 2018 comes to a quick close, many of us can't wait to reunite with family and spend the holiday season relaxing with loved ones. Well, it looks like one particular world leader…

Looks Like Melania Trump Made A Major Hair Change & Twitter's Comparing It To Donald Trump

ByAriana Marsh
It's not unusual for the First Lady of the United States to make headlines for what she's wearing. But for her beauty choices? That's something new. After watching the FLOTUS in an interview on Fox News yesterday, Twitter was left abuzz with the…

Melania Trump Isn't Happy That People Talk About Her Family, Despite Being First Lady

ByDaniella Bondar
It's 2018 and everywhere you look is the Trump name. It's on Twitter, in the papers, on the news, in comedy sets, and late-night sketches. While the big, gold lettering plastered on buildings throughout New York City might indicate that the Trump…

Donald Trump Is Putting All The Blame On Michael Cohen For This Legal Drama

ByShelby Black
By this point, it's no secret that President Donald Trump isn't afraid to speak his mind, no matter the circumstance. Over the past few months, tensions have certainly been building between him and his former attorney, and they haven't been helped…

Here's The Reason Donald Trump Has Been Threatening To Shut Down The Government

ByChelsea Stewart
The year 2018 has been such a mess so far, it only seems fitting that it might go out even messier — potentially as far as a government shut down. While President Donald Trump is fond of making grandiose statements, his latest threat to shut down…

The 2020 Presidential Campaign Season Is Already Starting With This Early Announcement

ByChelsea Stewart
It might only be 2018, but the list of potential 2020 presidential candidates is already being assembled. It's been heavily speculated that some of those presidential hopefuls could include Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont), Rep. Beto O’Rourke…

Here's What We Know About The AMI & 'National Enquirer's Non-Prosecution Agreement

ByShelby Black
Well everyone, today has certainly been a day. Just when it looked like President Donald Trump might make it through the end of 2018 peacefully, things might have changed for the worse and it's thanks to a familiar publisher. So, what does the…

Alice Marie Johnson Has Been Speaking Out For Reform Since Kim K Advocated Her Release

ByChelsea Stewart
If there is anything we all can agree on, it's that Alice Marie Johnson's release from prison was one of the most notable stories of 2018. Johnson, who had spent more than 20 years of a life sentence behind bars for a non-violent drug crime,…

This Old Michael Cohen Tweet About Hillary Clinton Is So Ironic After His Sentencing

ByChelsea Stewart
Wednesday, Dec. 12, marked a dramatic conclusion to months-long drama surrounding Michael Cohen, the president's former longtime lawyer and fixer. He had pleaded guilty to nine federal charges, including campaign finance violations and false…

Michael Cohen Was Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For His Multiple Guilty Pleas

ByShelby Black
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, faced a federal judge to receive his sentencing about a multitude of crimes he pleaded guilty to over the past year. In case you've been living under a rock since 2017, Cohen…

Twitter Can't Get Enough Of These Nancy Pelosi Memes After That White House Meeting

ByDaniella Bondar
It's a good thing 2018 is almost over, because I don't think the world could handle much more of it. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, during a televised Oval Office meeting, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi went head-to-head with President Donald…

This Accused Russian Spy Is Reportedly Taking A Plea Deal, So Here's What To Know

ByHannah Golden
Already this week, there are numerous developments underway for the investigations into possible collusion between Russian and the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. With plea deals and sentencing memos galore, understandably, the internet…

Twitter Is Roasting Mike Pence's Awkwardness During That Wild Oval Office Meeting

ByHannah Golden
On Tuesday, Dec. 11, a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders turned testy, but the vice president was strangely reserved while the drama unfolded around him. As usual, Twitter isn't holding back on its commentary. These…

Donald Trump Reportedly Thinks There's A Chance He Could Be Impeached

ByChelsea Stewart
The possibility of presidential impeachment has been a hot topic since President Donald Trump took office back in January 2017. Since then, the president has tirelessly defended himself from criticism, denying any and all wrongdoing that could lead…

There Could Be Major Consequences After The U.K.'s Brexit Vote Got Delayed

ByHannah Golden
While there's plenty of drama happening in American politics as 2018 comes to a close, a fresh political showdown is underway across the pond as leaders negotiating the deal for Britain to leave the European Union are struggling to get buy-in from…

Donald Trump & Democratic Leaders Had A Wild Public Argument About The Border Wall

ByChelsea Stewart
It's not exactly a secret that the border wall has always been a touchy subject for the president, but on Dec. 11 a conversation about funding the project got really out of control. This video of Donald Trump and Democratic leaders arguing in the…

Here Are The Reported Candidates In The Running For Trump's New Chief Of Staff

ByChelsea Stewart
President Donald Trump needs a new White House chief of staff ASAP. If you haven't heard, he announced last week that John Kelly would be leaving the position by the end of the year, which could honestly be any day now. Elite Daily reached out to…

Twitter Is Applauding This Pick For TIME’s 2018 Person Of The Year

ByDaniella Bondar
When it comes to measuring influence, there are few higher honors than being named TIME's Person of the Year. Each year when the cover of the Person of the Year issue is revealed, Twitter jumps to respond — and this year was no different. But this…

'TIME's Person Of The Year Highlights "The Guardians" For An Important Reason

ByChelsea Stewart
The year 2018 has been quite a wild ride. Between the endless celebrity Twitter beefs or strange TV moments, it might even seemed like this has been one of the longest years yet. Thankfully, it's finally coming to a close, which means lots of…

Kim K & Kris Jenner's Reactions To Kanye West's TMZ Interview On 'KUWTK' Were Complicated

ByKelli Boyle
Season 15 of Keeping Up With The Kardashians came to a close on Sunday, Dec. 9 and, oh boy, what a ride this season has been. Viewers have seen Kim, Kylie, and Khloé all welcome their daughters into the world, they've seen the fallout of Tristan…

A Musical About Meghan Markle's Life Is Actually Happening, So Get Your Popcorn Ready

ByMehak Anwar
If you didn't get enough of the royal family in 2018, I have good news. A radio musical about Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle is slated to be released next year. Yep, you read that right — a Meghan Markle-inspired musical will air on BBC Radio 4, so…

Robert De Niro As A Boogeyman Robert Mueller On 'SNL' Is A Nod To Cohen’s Sentencing Memo

ByLara Walsh
On Saturday, Dec. 8, Robert De Niro marked his return to the Saturday Night Live stage as a dead ringer for Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Just one day earlier, federal prosecutors delivered a memorandum along with more details from Michael Cohen's…

You Definitely Forgot About These 9 Wild Moments Of 2018 Because This Year Was So Much

ByChelsea Stewart
There's no way to put this other than this: 2018 has been a horrible, garbage-fire year. I mean, it's been... a lot, from multiple tragic mass shootings across the nation to the shocking deaths of high-profile stars like Stephen Hawking or George…

Paul Manafort's Sentencing Memo Could Spell Trouble For Donald Trump

ByChelsea Stewart
There's a lot going on in President Trump's world. He's been busy responding to his critics on Twitter, winding down from the G20 summit in Argentina, and perhaps trying to stomach all the legal drama many of his past associates have been ensnared…

Here's How Mueller's Sentencing Memo For Michael Cohen Could Affect Donald Trump

ByChelsea Stewart
It's probably safe to say that it's been a wild few weeks for President Donald Trump. His former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen and his legal drama has dominated headlines as of late — and things haven't changed as of Dec. 7. On Friday afternoon,…

John Kelly Will Reportedly Resign As Chief Of Staff By The End Of 2018, Per President Trump

ByChelsea Stewart
Whew. The Trump administration is losing its staffers left and right, from communications directors to attorney generals. John Kelly will reportedly resign as chief of staff in a matter of days, too, per The New York Times, adding to the long list…

Paul Manafort Allegedly Lied To Mueller About His Recent Contacts With The Trump Administration

ByHannah Golden
On Friday, Dec. 7, the FBI Office of the Special Counsel, charged with investigating ties between the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump and Russia, filed a document the country had been waiting for: It's a memo regarding a reported breached…

Donald Trump Jr. Started A Feud With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, So 2018 Is Ending On Brand

ByChelsea Stewart
Haven't we been here before? If you blast or make fun of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she'll come right back at you, but even harder. That's a lesson Donald Trump Jr. learned the hard way after he shared a meme criticizing her democratic socialist…

Prosecutors Recommend A "Substantial" Sentence For Michael Cohen, Despite Everything

ByDaniella Bondar
Do you feel like you've been waiting for the Michael Cohen saga to come to a close for a while now? It seems like the story keeps unfolding with no end in sight. But the moment many of us have been waiting for is inching forward. On Friday, Dec. 7,…

Donald Trump's New U.N. Ambassador Pick Has Some Interesting Qualifications

ByChelsea Stewart
The revolving door that is the Trump administration payroll has just made another turn, and this time it's bringing someone in. Everyone welcome Heather Nauert, who is Trump's pick for U.N. ambassador. He reportedly announced the news in front of…

The Green New Deal Is Challenging This Old Myth About Fighting Climate Change

ByHannah Golden
A startlingly ambitious proposal that could change the face of the climate change fight in the United States has been picking up steam among House Democrats. The Green New Deal, as it's called, is something of a legislative moonshot that, while…

Donald Trump's New Pick For Attorney General Has Some Experience With The Role

ByChelsea Stewart
Ever since Jeff Sessions was ousted from his role as U.S. attorney general back in November, the search has been on for a new lead of the Department of Justice (DOJ). On Friday, Dec. 7, President Donald Trump tapped his next nominee for the role:…

Donald Trump Jr. Is Reportedly Worried He'll Be Indicted In The Mueller Investigation

ByDaniella Bondar
It might be the holiday season for most folks, but in the White House, indictment season is brewing. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues his investigation into possible collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, those close…

Trump Tweeted About His Own Approval Rating After George H.W. Bush's Funeral

ByDaniella Bondar
The country mourned President George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, Dec. 5, following his passing on Friday, Nov. 30, at the age of 94. His state funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. brought the four living former U.S. presidents together,…

Twitter Is Crushed Over This 'A Star Is Born' Golden Globes Snub

ByKelli Boyle
Brace yourselves, A Star Is Born fans. Award show season has begun. And right out of the gate, the 2019 Golden Globes nomination snubs have Twitter fuming. Before you panic, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and A Star Is Born were all nominated in the top…