Trump, in a tuxedo, regales Mar-a-Lago wedding party with complaints about Biden, losing the election

Trump fetes a wedding
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The gossip website TMZ conspicuously favored Donald Trump during the 2016 election, at the behest of TMZ's founder and boss, Harvey Levin, a friend of Trump's for at least a decade, The Daily Beast reported in 2018.

"TMZ was the Kardashians, Britney Spears, and Justin Bieber — and almost overnight it became about the election and supporting Trump," one former staffer told The Daily Beast. "Every lead story we did was about politics and pro-Trump. It took on a completely different energy. It is not a conservative workplace. Some people left after the election. The place just became very dark."

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