ABC News: Michelle Obama ‘stopped even trying to smile’ at Trump inauguration

Former first lady Michelle Obama wrote that she was unable to put on a happy face and smile during President Donald Trump’s inauguration in her new book, according to ABC News.

Our President Has Always Degraded Women — And We’ve Always Let Him

Remember the good old days when we thought raunchy, predatory comments about women’s genitals could sink a politician?

Here Are 10 times President Trump’s Comments Have Been Called Racist

President Donald Trump’s tweet calling Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog” and a “crazed, crying lowlife” Tuesday morning stirred almost instant outrage, many dubbing the comments sexist, racist and dehumanizing.

Trump Calling Omarosa a ‘Dog’ Is Sexist and Racist, Period

President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman as a “dog.”

Female Candidates Are Calling Out Sexism More Aggressively On The Campaign Trail

Nevada Democrat Jacky Rosen casts herself as a woman of the people. She worked her way through college as a waitress, worked her way up the corporate ladder as a computer programmer and opened her own consulting business. Now, she is running in a competitive race for U.S. Senator in the state.

‘My Voice Will Make a Change.’ Valley Voters Of Color Aim To Increase Ballot Box Numbers

Esmeralda Gomez sat tucked in a back room at the Californians for Justice office in Fresno on Monday, where she and three other young adults were on smart phones, making calls to voters her age.

The Women Who Gave Trump the White House Could Tip the Midterms to Democrats

When Donald Trump this week publicly disparaged his former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman as a “dog,” he crystallized again the belligerent style and volatile behavior that has exposed Republican candidates in November to the risk of a crushing backlash among women. The most important unanswered question for the midterm election may be how far that backlash extends among the women whose preponderant support keyed his victory in the first place.

Nothing Makes Donald Trump Angrier Than a Woman He Can’t Control

Omarosa Manigault-Newman is not doing any of this because she wants to do the right thing. She is a cheerful opportunist who maintained a close relationship with a reality TV host on whose show she appeared 14 years ago, and who parlayed that peculiar bit of fame into a West Wing job after he became president. (This is almost certainly not the reward she expected, but sometimes, shrewd investments pay off more handsomely than one imagined.) She defended him to everyone until the moment she determined that remaining loyal was no longer her most profitable course of action, at which point she promised to sell explosive evidence of his bigotry—not that anyone would be surprised to hear him use a racial slur, given how flippantly we assume he uses it in private, but still—to the highest bidder.

Immigrants, fearing Trump Crackdown, Drop Out of Nutrition Programs

Immigrants are turning down government help to buy infant formula and healthy food for their young children because they’re afraid the Trump administration could bar them from getting a green card if they take federal aid.