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Trump defends Columbus Day in appearance with Italian president: 'Some people don't like it. I do!'

President Trump defended Columbus Day on Wednesday during a press conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, pushing back against a growing movement to call the holiday “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” “To me, it will always be called Columbus Day,” Trump said. “Some people don’t like it. I do!” Trump’s comments — while standing next to the Italian head of state —…

‘SOME PEOPLE DID SOMETHING’: U.S. President Donald Trump trolls Rep. Ilhan Omar with video of her 9/11 comments, edited with clips of burning WTC

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the most recent controversy involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, retweeting video edited to suggest that the Minnesota Democrat was dismissive of the significance of the Sept. 11 attacks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president “shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack.”…