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Donald Trump Whatever He Touches (Or Eats) Turns to Gold ... On Wall Street

1/20/2018 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

In case you haven't heard -- especially from him -- Donald Trump's first year in office has been great for the stock market ... but 3 companies in particular have benefited bigly from their association with the Prez.

TMZ did some research, and found that the stock price of McDonald's -- which Trump loves to eat, Twitter -- which Trump loves to tweet, and KFC -- another fast food favorite ... have all seen huge gains since he became president on January 20, 2017.

Mickey D's has seen the biggest boost so far during Trump's time in office -- its stock has risen 44% over the past year.

Twitter's close behind with a 42% increase, and many argue the Prez's usage of the social media platform is keeping it in business.

Yum! Brands, which owns KFC, has also seen a substantial 29% increase.

As we reported, Trump's physical this week "went exceptionally well" ... but he did discuss dieting with his doctor.

Gotta think 2 of these companies are rooting against that.

Roger Stone on Trump He's Burning U.S. w/ Weed Crackdown ... Stomp Your D.O.J. Roach!

1/20/2018 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Roger Stone wants Donald Trump to let the American people legally toke, like he promised in the campaign -- and if Jeff Sessions is standing in the way ... smoke him out.

We got President Trump's former adviser in NYC, and he had a hot take on pot and Sessions' decision this month to reverse a hands-off approach on legalized marijuana. 

Can't say we expected this -- but Stone firmly believes Trump must fulfill his pledge and allow the states to handle their weed biz ... sans any pestering from the feds. 

Like he says ... Trump could lose big on this issue if Sessions keeps "f***ing it up." Stone says Jeff's gotta go. 

Porn Star Stormy Daniels I'm Gettin' Gigantic Tips off Trump

1/19/2018 6:36 AM PST

Stormy Daniels may have taken hush money from Donald Trump, and that's now paying handsome dividends.

Stormy's headlining Saturday night at the Trophy Club in Greenville, South Carolina and the owner's using the Trump scandal to lure in the curious.

She reportedly hooked up with Trump back in 2006 -- something she first reportedly claimed and now denies. The Wall Street Journal reports Trump's lawyer funneled over $130k to her during the 2016 campaign to keep her quiet.

So, in the greatest American tradition, Stormy is now on her own campaign trail ... Make America Horny Again!

Capitalism ... ain't it the best?

Vladimir Putin Strips for Jesus ... And Frozen Lake Dip

1/19/2018 6:44 AM PST

Vladimir Putin is not losing his religion -- he IS getting half naked for it though ... in public.

The Russian President took off a perfectly warm sheepskin coat and boots to take a dip in an icy lake about 250 miles north of Moscow. He wasn't alone. Putin was commemorating the baptism of Jesus in Orthodox Christian tradition ... and people do it all over Russia every year.

This was the first time Putin publicly marked the Epiphany.

His favorite horse was spared from the bone-chilling tradition.

'Moonlight' Star Jharrel Jerome 'Get Out' May Lose at Oscars Because of Trump

1/19/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

"Moonlight" star Jharrel Jerome is fearful ... in the world of Donald Trump, black-themed movies may not stand a chance at the Oscars. 

We got Jharrel Thursday at Salt Lake City International Airport and he seemed disheartened at the chances of "Get Out" winning ANYTHING at the Oscars ... and it sounds like he blames it on Trump and the worsening racial tensions in the last year. 

"Get Out" was shut out at the Golden Globes and he worries Jordan Peele's film may suffer in the current climate. 

Our photog also asks whether nominating black-themed movies might be a ploy to pay lip service to the films with no intention of bestowing awards on them.

Brooke Hogan Dad Would Kick Ass as Senator But I Want Him in the Ring

1/18/2018 4:55 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Brooke Hogan's not exactly jumping for joy at the prospect of her dad running for Senator -- but only because she thinks his heart's really in the squared circle ... of wrestling, not politics.

We got Hulk Hogan's daughter Thursday outside the Sally Hershberger salon in L.A. -- and much like her father, she's confident he'd be a winner if he chooses to run for U.S. Senate.

She says he'd be great at bringing people together, and firmly believes everything he's gone through the past few years would prepare him for Washington.

Like Roger Stone, Brooke agrees candidate Hogan could overcome past scandals. However, like millions of fans, she'd prefer to see Hulk in a wrestling ring.

Minn. Senator Amy Klobuchar I'm a Hardcore Vikings Fan ... 'I Was at the Game!'

1/18/2018 1:18 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

You might be looking at the BIGGEST VIKINGS FAN ALIVE ... Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar -- who might have gone to work in purple face paint if she was allowed. 

Seriously, Klobuchar lives and breathes Vikings -- her dad even wrote a book about the team back in the day! 

So, when we saw her on Capitol Hill -- rocking her Vikings scarf -- there was only one thing to talk about ... VIKINGS, BABY! 

Klobuchar was at the stadium for the Minnesota Miracle on Sunday -- and gave us the blow-by-blow on how crazy it got in the stadium. She also told us about the bet she won with Louisiana Senator John Kennedy

But, how does she feel going into the NFC Championship game against the Eagles? 

Let's put it this way ... she isn't making a bet this week. 

Roger Stone I'm Pushing Hulk Hogan for Senate 'Cause Fame Trumps All!!!

1/18/2018 1:03 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Roger Stone has one good reason for floating the idea of Hulk Hogan running for a U.S. Senate seat -- and that reason's sitting in the Oval Office right now.

We got President Trump's former adviser Thursday in NYC and got his reaction to Hulk telling us he's not interested, for now, in a political career -- and he's urging the former wrestler to reconsider.

Roger points out there are plenty of role models to prove there's a place for the Hulkster in D.C. -- Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump and Jesse Ventura.

As for past scandals ... Stone said, history proves Hulk can overcome it.

Hulk Hogan If I Run for U.S. Senate I'd Win Big!!!

1/18/2018 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Hulk Hogan may have retired from wrestling, but someone powerful is twisting his arm hard ... to run for U.S. Senate ... something he says doesn't interest him, but he made it clear to us that could change.

Republican strategist and former Trump adviser Roger Stone is urging Hulk to challenge Florida Governor Rick Scott in the Republican primary.

Hulk says he hasn't returned Stone's calls or the various calls from others echoing the same sentiment.  He's been silent ... until now.

Listen closely ... he says no, but it's clearly not a no in perpetuity.  

One thing's clear ... the former WWE champ says if he throws his hat in the ring, he's going to Washington.

Ted Cruz The Internet's a Strange Place

1/18/2018 6:17 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Senator Ted Cruz doesn't have problems with the truthfulness of Donald Trump's physical results, but he has a big problem with people who are throwing his personal stats around.

Cruz was on Capitol Hill Wednesday when our photog asked whether he believed Trump was really 6'3". Cruz had no issues with that, but when the photog asked about his own height -- reportedly 5'10" -- he went off on a strange place he calls the Internet.

Bottom line ... Ted's clearly a believer that size matters.

President Trump Here They Are ... The Fake News Award Winners (Losers)!!!

1/17/2018 5:32 PM PST
Breaking News

President Donald Trump came through on presenting "The Fakies" ... his 2017 Fake News Awards. He teased it up as "The Most Dishonest and Corrupt Media Awards of the Year" ... and here are the HUGE winners (losers?) in his words. No shocker, CNN took the most trophies. 

- ABC's News' Brian Ross CHOKES and sends markets in a downward spiral in false report.

- CNN FALSELY reported that candidate Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., had hacked documents from WikiLeaks.

- TIME FALSELY reported that President Trump removed a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. from the Oval Office.

- The Washington Post FALSELY reported the President's massive sold out rally in Pensacola, Florida was empty. Dishonest reporter showed picture of empty arena HOURS before crowd started pouring in.

- CNN FALSELY edited a video to make it appear President Trump defiantly overfed fish during a visit with the Japanese Prime Minister. Japanese Prime Minister actually led the way with the feed.

- CNN FALSELY reported about Anthony Scaramucci's meeting with a Russian, but retracted it due to a "significant breakdown in process."

- CNN FALSLEY REPORTED that former FBI Director James Comey would dispute President Trump's claim that he was told he was not under investigation.

- The New York Times FALSELY claimed on the front page that the Trump administration had hidden a climate report.

- "RUSSIA COLLUSION!" Russian collusion is perhaps the greatest hoax perpetrated on the American people. THERE IS NO COLLUSION!

N.J. Gov Phil Murphy Sworn In Post-Christie Don't Look Down

1/17/2018 7:56 AM PST

Phil Murphy is officially New Jersey's next governor post-Chris Christie -- but, while he was taking his oath ... the guy's oldest kid was busy honoring "Malcolm in the Middle."

Phil's eldest son, Josh Murphy, flashed the OK sign below his waist for the tail end of his father's swearing-in Tuesday -- which means he was playing the infamous Circle Game.

In case you aren't familiar, the game was made famous by the hit 2000s show in which the characters prank each other by making someone look down at a circle formed below the belt ... which then gives 'em the right to punch the poor sap.

Unclear why Josh did it (a bit too old, no?) ... but, technically, he probably owes most of New Jersey a hard sock to the arm. Us included, actually.

Donald Trump's Physical Could Dump 10 lbs ... Propecia Enthusiast

1/16/2018 1:18 PM PST

President Trump could stand to lose 10 to 15 pounds and he needs medication to control his cholesterol ... this according to his physician.

Dr. Ronnie Jackson went into greater detail Tuesday with Trump's first presidential physical exam taken Friday at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda. The doc initially said the exam "went exceptionally well," but cautioned there's room for improvement.

Jackson said Trump has a history of elevated cholesterol ... but he's taking Rx to control it. Jackson also said Trump's taking Propecia for his legendary and much maligned hair. 

The doc said they talked about diet and exercise, but Trump was "more enthusiastic about the diet part."

Jackson also said the Prez does not wear dentures. As far as a psychological exam ... Jackson said the Prez did undergo a cognitive test per the Prez's request and the doc said he's all clear. 

Jackson's adamant -- Trump is fit for duty, saying, "All clinical data indicates that the President is very healthy and he will remain so for the duration of this presidency." 

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