Olivia Nuzzi, The Daily Beast

Olivia Nuzzi

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Past articles by Olivia:

How Pepe the Frog Became a Nazi Trump Supporter and Alt-Right Symbol

4chan’s Pepe the Frog meme was wildly popular among ‘normies’—until white nationalists decorated him with swastikas and gave him a Trump button. → Read More

How to Get Rich Suing For Jesus

Jay Sekulow and his family are dedicated to preserving Christian conservative rights while making boatloads of cash through their charities. → Read More

Ivanka Trump’s White House Bind

How can Donald Trump’s favorite child advise her father, protect her personal brand, and keep the United States from looking like a banana republic? → Read More

Five myths about the alt-right

No, they’re not just kids pulling pranks. → Read More

Spiritual Healing With Marla Maples, Donald Trump’s Ex-Wife

Marla Maples ends her silence to share the delights and the trauma of being the Republican presidential nominee’s ex-wife. → Read More

A Republican Candidate Said He Hoped I Got Raped

‘I. Hope. Somebody. Rapes. You. Today. :)’ is the last thing Republican candidate Mike Krawitz told me. In Trump’s GOP, harassment isn’t hate speech—it’s ‘telling it like it is.’ → Read More

Donald Trump Used Campaign Donations to Buy $55,000 of His Own Book

FEC rules dictate the Republican nominee must forgo royalties on the book’s sales, or else the $55,000 purchase at Barnes & Noble was illegal. → Read More

Donald Trump’s Second Amendment ‘Joke’ Will Get Real People Killed

The GOP nominee built his celebrity on the sense that he was always, in some way, kidding. But his musings on a Clinton assassination have grave consequences. → Read More

Donald Trump Hates Windmills More Than Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump has many positions on many, many things. Except windmills. He hates them. Bigly. → Read More

How Pepe the Frog Became a Nazi Trump Supporter and Alt-Right Symbol

4chan’s Pepe the Frog meme was wildly popular among ‘normies’—until white nationalists decorated him with swastikas and gave him a Trump button. → Read More

Trump’s Guy, Rep. Duncan Hunter, Spent Campaign $$$ at Disney

A day at Disneyland sure beats a day in Congress, but if you are headed to the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’ with the family, don’t use campaign funds to pay for it. → Read More

Trump Jr. Smears 63-Year-Old Bernie Supporter as Nazi-Saluting Trump Fan

The Donald's eldest child lied this weekend, claiming Nazi-saluting Trump supporter Birgitt Peterson was actually a Bernie fan in disguise. → Read More

Donald Trump Is Paying Himself to Run for President

The GOP frontrunner likes to brag that he self-funds his presidential campaign. What he doesn’t mention is that he’s profiting off it as well. → Read More

O'Malley May Not Qualify For Next Dem Debate

Must be at 5% nationally or in Iowa, NH, SC. → Read More

Missouri Bill Defines Lobbyist-Lawmaker Sex as a ‘Gift’

A new bill introduced this week in Missouri's House of Representatives defines sex between lobbyists and state lawmakers as a "gift." Under the law, which was sponsored by Republican Rep. Bart Korman, such relationships must be disclosed to the Missouri Ethics Commission on monthly lobbyist gift disclosure forms. → Read More

Remembering My Dad, A Tough Guy With A Big Heart

My father, John Nuzzi, was complex and beautiful and solid. I wish the world could have known him like I did. → Read More

Christie Tough on Crime? Sure. Tough On Terror? Fuggedaboutit

When Chris Christie ran for governor, he was the ultimate crime fighter. Now that he’s running for president, and ISIS looms large, he’s the terrorist-hunter extraordinaire. → Read More

Cruz and Trump’s ISIS Plans Sound a Lot Like War Crimes

The GOP debate wasn’t exactly a banner night for the Geneva Convention—or the Bill of Rights. → Read More

‘Bounty Hunter’ Bride Loves Donald Trump—and Donated to Hillary Clinton

Beth Chapman, wife of reality-TV’s ‘Dog,’ says she donated $2,700 to The Donald in September because ‘he’s just no pussy.’ But she also gave to Clinton—to support a strong woman. → Read More

Video: Trump Guards Hurl Female Protester

Multiple waves of protesters disrupted a private fundraising event for Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Friday afternoon in New York City. Video from the incident at the Plaza Hotel shows security guards pushing protesters, and several reporters, out the front door of the upscale hotel. One woman falls to the floor, shouting, "What is wrong with you?" → Read More