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Thursday, July 19, 2018

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

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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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What Republicans Can Do To Rein In Trump

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According to many news headlines, “both sides” of the aisle, including Republicans, are bashing Trump for his disastrous summit with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.

Americans are hearing a lot about how Arizona Republican Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake called Trump’s performance “disgraceful” and “shameful,” or how Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) said Trump made the U.S. look like a “pushover,” or how Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NV) called Trump’s remarks “bizarre and flat-out wrong.”

You might think that finally — finally — Trump’s hideous, public betrayal of America would be enough to make the Republican Party turn a corner and realize that it has to stop making excuses and covering for his behavior.…

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