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President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning. In fact, Trump did promise $1 million, during a July rally, but only if the test showed she was "an Indian."
One thing's for sure about President Donald Trump: He likes a fighter. Remember what they said about (now) Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's response to his critics? "Talking to lots of people inside WH about how he likes how Kavanaugh is fighting back," tweeted one journalist, a reporter for the Washington Post. "Admires the defiance." But how will Trump react when defiance is turned on him? And when the fighter who takes on her critics is a left-wing, Ivy League woman?
"I know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president and am the only one who can fix them. #[email protected]" -- Donald J. Trump, via Twitter, Oct. 2, 2016
I grew up less than 30 minutes away from Harvard, but it might as well have been a world away. My world was small and static. Most of my friends were brown or poor like me, with some version of parents like mine -- blue-collar, hardworking immigrants. We went to the same after-school programs for "at-risk youth" and started looking for part-time jobs as soon as we turned 15 and a half.
One of China's biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in the West, Transsion has left global players like Samsung and Apple trailing in its wake in a continent that's home to more than a billion people.