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Cristina Cabrera

Cristina Cabrera is a newswriter at TPM based in New York. She previously worked for Vocativ, USA Today and New York 1 News. She received her B.A at NYU. You can reach her at cristina@talkingpointsmemo.com

Articles by Cristina

The New York Times on Wednesday pushed back on President Donald Trump’s accusation that their journalists didn’t contact him to verify their bombshell report about his Cohen investigation interference.

“The White House was given 5 days to respond to the details of our investigation,” the Times’ PR accounted tweeted in response. “The Times followed up multiple times but no response was given on the record until the President addressed the story after its publication.”

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Vice President Mike Pence triggered an awkward moment during his speech at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Pence told attending international allies and foreign policy officials: “I bring greetings from the 45th president of the United States of America, President Donald Trump.”

Not a peep was heard from the audience in response.

After a full four seconds of silence, Pence continued on with his speech.

Watch the video captured by Axios below:

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R.E.M. wants President Donald Trump’s hands off their music, thank you very much.

The publisher of the rock band asked Twitter to remove a video Trump tweeted of his State of the Union speech that included their hit song “Everybody Hurts” late Friday night, according to CNBC. The video was originally created by pro-Trump Twitter account @CarpeDonktum.

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