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Robert De Niro Backs Off Tough-Guy Trump Talk

Actor Robert De Niro appeared to strike a more measured tone while discussing President-elect Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday during the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony.

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White House Won’t Commit to Stripping Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Now that Bill Cosby, 78, has admitted drugging women, allegedly before he committed sexual assault. the White House allowed that it would consider a bill proposing stripping Bill Cosby of his Presidential Medal of Freedom, but still protested that the Administration would not want to set a precedent by “trying to undo medals.”

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Obama on Bill Cosby: Drugs + No Consent = Rape

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he cannot revoke comedian Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, but did imply accusations lodged against him, paired with an admission he used drugs for sex, make a strong case he may be guilty of rape.