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Hillary Clinton is Bringing ‘The Woman’s Hour’ to TV

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is working with iconic film director Steven Spielberg to tell the tale of women’s voting rights.

She’ll add the new role of television producer to her resume with the upcoming book-turned-movie project The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.

“At the heart of democracy lies the ballot box, and Elaine Weiss‘ unforgettable book tells the story of the female leaders who – in the face of towering economic, racial and political opposition – fought for and won American women’s right to vote,” Clinton stated.

“Unfolding over six weeks in the summer of 1920, The Woman’s Hour is both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for everyone, young and old, male and female, in these perilous times,” she added. “So much could have gone wrong, but these American women would not take no for an answer: their triumph is our legacy to guard and emulate.”

“I’m thrilled to be joining forces with Steven Spielberg to bring @efweiss5’s book ‘The Woman’s Hour’ to TV,” Clinton tweeted in a separate message. “It’s about the women who fought for suffrage nearly 100 years ago. We stand on their shoulders, and I’m delighted to have a hand in helping to tell their stories.”

Many will remember that Hillary showed up to Donald Trump’s inauguration wearing white, the color of the suffragette movement. White is the symbol for purity; purple for dignity; and green for hope.

We want her wearing a green and purple scarf to the screening.

“In 1916, at the Democratic National Convention held in St. Louis, suffragists staged ‘The Golden Lane,’ which forced delegates to navigate through a long line of white-clad women, bearing golden sashes and umbrellas,” according to History.com’s coverage of the women’s suffrage movement. “And more than 60 years later, in 1978, nearly 100,000 women dressed similarly when they marched on Washington in support of the Equal Rights Amendment. Today, the long, hard-fought struggle for women’s suffrage is still being honored.”

Clinton has her fingerprints on this project in more ways than one. It’s expected that she will be involved in casting decisions, as well as the search for a writer and director, although, we imagine she already has one viable candidate for that last role.

As for Clinton’s time in front of the cameras, she’ll next be seen in a guest starring role in the CBS series Madam Secretary. Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell will also star. The drama returns to television with its fifth season premiere on Oct. 7.

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Watch: Trump Stunned When Asked if He Regrets ‘All the Lying You’ve Done to the American People?’ at ‘News’ Conference

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President Donald Trump was asked an unusual question during his supposed “news” briefing Thursday evening.

“After three and a half years, do you regret at all, all the lying that you’ve done to the American people?” HuffPost White House correspondent S.V. Dáte asked. The briefing was carried live on Fox News, but not on MSNBC or CNN.

“All the what?” a startled President Trump asked.

“All the lying, all the dishonesties,” Dáte repeated.

“And who is that?” Trump, still stunned, asked.

“You have done,” Dáte repeated again.

“Ah… Go ahead, please,” Trump said, pointing to another reporter, refusing to answer the original question.

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Minutes earlier, Dáte posted these important tweets:

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Desperate, Trump Tweets Photo of Himself Wearing a Mask, Calls It ‘Patriotic,’ America Wonders Why It Took So Long

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President Donald Trump has finally done one thing to lead by example: He is wearing a face mask and telling his supporters it’s patriotic to do so – although not asking or telling them to wear one. After months and months of refusing wear a mask, even when he announced the CDC’s new guidelines that called for mask-wearing to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Trump finally realizes his re-election is at stake.

It was April 3 when he declared, “I won’t be doing it personally.”

Trump wore a face mask when visiting Walter Reed on July 11.

But as recently as his Fox News Sunday interview that aired yesterday, Trump was adamant about not mandating mask wearing, claimed they “cause problems,” and that he wants Americans to have the “freedom” to not curb the spread of the virus.

Monday afternoon, Trump posted this tweet, just 25 hours before he will resume the daily coronavirus briefings:

Many are asking what took so long, noting the racism in his tweet, and some are saying it won’t take long for him to backtrack:

 

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Trump Cuts Briefing Short, Takes No Questions, Fauci and Birx Absent After ‘Disinfectant Injection’ Crisis

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President Donald Trump no longer calls his daily press conferences “Coronavirus Task Force briefings,” but up until Friday they still usually last up to two hours, including his robust attacks on the White House press corps. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx were absent from Friday’s briefing, which lasted only about 21 minutes.

Clearly in response to Trump’s extremely dangerous remarks Thursday, suggesting doctors test the “injection” of disinfectants into the human body to try to cure coronavirus, along with dangerous quackery of inserting ultraviolet light or heat into the body to generate a miracle coronavirus cure, the White House decided to draw a line and stop the President from answering any more questions.

“A number of Trump’s most trusted advisers — both inside and outside the White House — have urged him to stop doing marathon televised briefings,” Axios reported minutes after the briefing ended. “They’ve told him he’s overexposed and these appearances are part of the reason polls aren’t looking good for him right now against Joe Biden.”

“I told him it’s not helping him,” said one adviser to the president. “Seniors are scared. And the spectacle of him fighting with the press isn’t what people want to see.”

Earlier Friday in a lie Trump claimed his remarks about testing an injection of disinfectant were merely “sarcasm.”

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