Summer Concepcion

Summer Concepcion is the front page editor of Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Previously, she covered the 2016 presidential election for Fusion and worked as a researcher at The Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute. She's an LA native and former Chicago transplant. Reach her at

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The Des Moines Register‘s editorial board didn’t mince words Tuesday as it urged Rep. Steve King to resign following backlash over his white supremacy remarks.

In addition to citing King being stripped of his committee assignments leaving Iowa without a seat on the vital House Agriculture Committee, the editorial board called out King for making their state “a laughing stock on the national stage with his offensive and absurd remarks about undocumented immigrants.”

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Despite his meeting with the President Thursday in which he reportedly discussed his potential role as the new White House chief of staff, the former New Jersey governor said in a statement that he asked Trump to no longer consider him for the job opening.

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The President’s eldest child was full of holiday cheer at a Daily Mail holiday party in New York City as he confessed that his father is a notorious re-gifter.

“I’m the namesake, so I got re-gifted all the things that were monogrammed for him at times,” Trump Jr. said while telling the story of one Christmas when his father “may or may not” have given him a gift from the previous year. “And I’m like, ‘I know you didn’t get this,’ ‘How do you know that?’ ‘Because I gave it to you last year.’”

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