Lauren Fox

Lauren Fox is a reporter at Talking Points Memo.

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The Daily Beast reported Friday night that Donald Trump had continuously referred to Lil Jon as "Uncle Tom" during the filming of the 13th season of the Apprentice.

Three staffers told the Daily Beast that multiple people on set had tried to tell Trump to stop using the racially-charged term to no avail. According to the Daily Beast, Lil Jon had planned to dress up like Uncle Sam to sell a hair product for the Celebrity Apprentice. When Trump heard, however, he started calling Lil Jon "Uncle Tom" instead of Uncle Sam. And, despite correction, Trump kept using the term.

The individuals who spoke to the Daily Beast spoke on background because of The Apprentice's strict non disclosure agreements.

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) called on his fellow Republican lawmakers to stand against Donald Trump's call to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton if he were elected.

Trump made the comment Sunday durning the presidential debate where he also alluded to how Clinton would be in jail if he were president.

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Republican lawmakers seemed to be abandoning Donald Trump en masse over the weekend after a tape surfaced of Trump speaking crudely about women. But it's a delicate dance for some members, and we now have a new category of weaselly hair-splitting.

A total of four members of Congress are now saying they will still vote for Trump for president after calling over the weekend for him to step aside and for Mike Pence to replace him.

Here's what they said originally, and what they're saying now.

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