• Sarah Huckabee Sanders denies Trump wears dentures after slurred speech, saying his throat was just dry

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a press conference Thursday that Trump's slurred speech at the end of his announcement on Jerusalem was due to a dry throat.
    Questions had arisen about whether Trump wears dentures.
    Trump has frequently touted his oral health in the past.
    After President Donald Trump slurred a few words at the end of his Jerusalem speech on Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that the slip-up occurred due to a dry throat.
    "The president's throat was dry - nothing more than that," Sanders said at Thursday's...
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  • Essay: Jerusalem's True Believers

    Essay: Jerusalem's True Believers

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    People in the U.S. woke up to a Middle East on edge today, after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.
    The news sent shockwaves throughout the world. But Palestinians, who also see Jerusalem as their capital city, were particularly stunned. The announcement breaks with decades of U.S. diplomacy, and appears to end any role the U.S. may have sought to play as a neutral peace broker.
    Angry clashes have already been reported , and the city is anxious about Friday, the Muslim holy day for weekly mass prayers. "Talk of a new uprising after Trump's...
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  • RaceAhead: Jerusalem's True Believers, Valerie Jarrett's Next Move, Pearl Harbor Day Revisited

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Today, people in the U.S. woke up to a Middle East on edge , after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.
    The news sent shockwaves throughout the world. But Palestinians, who also see Jerusalem as their capital city, were particularly stunned. The announcement breaks with decades of U.S. diplomacy, and appears to end any role the U.S. may have sought to play as a neutral peace broker.
    Angry clashes have already been reported , and the city is anxious about Friday, the Muslim holy day for weekly mass prayers. "Talk of a new uprising after Trump's...
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  • 'The Daily Show' host Trevor Noah is convinced that Trump wears dentures after watching his Israel speech

    'The Daily Show' host Trevor Noah is convinced that Trump wears dentures after watching his Israel speech

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    In a speech announcing that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, President Trump began to slur his words.
    Some people, including "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah, speculated that this was because Trump had dentures.
    Noah said that if people tweeted the hashtag DentureDonald, it would upset Trump because he is vain.
    On Wednesday, President Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but his speech didn't seem to flow easily - and people noticed.
    "As moving as it was today to watch Donald Trump add fuel to the Middle East...
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