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Graham Doubts McCain: I’m ‘Not So Sure’ a Majority of Americans Back Free Trade

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) responded to his colleague Sen. John McCain’s assertion that “bipartisan majorities of Americans remain pro-free trade.” McCain made that claim in a tweet he posted on Saturday. https://twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain/status/1005614491768360960 Graham said he

***FILE PHOTO*** ABC CANCELS ROSEANNE AFTER RACIST TWEET NEW YORK, NY - March 28: Roseanne Barr seen after an appearance on Tthe Wendy Williams Show promoting the new season of Roseanne on March 28, 2018 in New York City. Credit: RW/MediaPunch /IPX

Roseanne Barr Retweets Attack on Valerie Jarrett

Roseanne Barr retweeted an attack on Valerie Jarrett Thursday, just a little over a week after Barr was fired by ABC for writing and publishing a racist attack on Jarrett, a former White House adviser to President Barack Obama.  

Actress Roseanne Barr eats cookies onstage at the MTV Networks Upfront at the Paramount Theater May 3, 2005 In New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Ambien Drug Maker to Roseanne: ‘Racism Not a Known Side Effect’

The producer of the sedative drug Ambien said “racism is not a known side effect” of their medication after actress Roseanne Barr claimed it might have affected her judgment when she made a racist remark about former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett. 

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Donald Trump to Disney’s Bob Iger: Where’s My Apology?

“Bob Iger of ABC called Valerie Jarrett to let her know that ‘ABC does not tolerate comments like those’ made by Roseanne Barr,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Gee, he never called President Donald J. Trump to apologize for the HORRIBLE statements made and said about me on ABC. Maybe I just didn’t get the call?”

Roseanne Barr participates in the "Roseanne" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Talent Agency Drops Roseanne Barr over Valerie Jarrett Tweet

Roseanne Barr will no longer be represented by ICM Partners after the Roseanne star made racially charged comments about Valerie Jarrett, according to an internal memo sent to the talent agency’s staff on Tuesday.

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‘Roseanne’ Canceled at ABC Following Valerie Jarrett Tweet

ABC Entertainment has canceled the revival of its hit show Roseanne after actress Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet describing former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as the product of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet of the Apes.