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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Who Applauded Trump’s Helsinki Show? Neo-Nazi David Duke

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.

 

Trump’s disastrous summit with Vladimir Putin has been panned by most Americans, but avowed racist and former Klansman David Duke is sticking up for his president.

In response to Trump siding with Putin over American law enforcement agencies like the FBI, he has even been criticized by some on Fox News and within the Republican Party.

Of course, both remain firmly in Trump’s corner, and in the case of congressional Republicans, they have made no substantive efforts to punish or condemn his un-American behavior.

By contrast, longtime hatemonger Duke is firmly in Trump’s corner, highlighting the type of person most drawn to Trump’s presidency.…

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Trump ‘Clarifies’: I Meant The Opposite Of What I Said About Russia

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Remember Trump’s disastrous summit with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin on Monday?

You know, the one where Trump made it perfectly clear he trusts Putin more than he does U.S. intelligence agencies?

The one that CIA director John Brennan found so shocking and abhorrent he called Trump’s behavior “treasonous“?

The one that sparked so much national outrage, even some Republicans grudgingly admitted that Trump did a bad thing?

Yeah, now Trump wants you to believe that the whole thing was just a big misunderstanding.

During his joint press conference with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, Trump very clearly said: “My people came to me, [Director of National Intelligence] Dan Coats came to me and some others saying they think it’s Russia.…

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Cable Anchors: GOP Officials Refuse Invites To Discuss Trump’s Helsinki Disaster

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.

Republican elected officials are refusing to appear on cable news programs to discuss President Donald Trump’s disastrous July 16 press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. During the press conference, Trump insulted “obstructionist” Democrats while standing next to a foreign adversary, condemned Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling, blamed “both countries” for deteriorating relations, called the United States “foolish,” and refused to endorse conclusion of the entire intelligence community and the Senate intelligence committee that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Trump’s performance has drawn wide rebuke, and according to three cable news anchors, many Republicans are refusing to speak about it on the air.



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