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‘Praise Be!’: Melania Mocked for ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ White House Christmas Trees Video

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Melania Trump posted a video of the White House dressed up for Christmas, but some are comparing the decorations to the popular Hulu dystopian series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” thanks to the blood red trees and the First Lady belonging to what some see as an oppressive religious regime.

Calling the White House “the People’s House,” the First Lady announced it is “ready to celebrate Christmas and the holiday season!” in a tweet that includes the curious video:

Others are comparing Melania Trump to Marie Antonette, and some mocked the inclusion of her “Be Best” ornaments.

Some, like comedian and activist Samantha Bee, reminded the First Lady that her husband just shot tear gas at young children and pregnant mothers.

And some noted how isolated the White House feels under the Trump administration:

Here are some other reactions via social media:

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Kellyanne Conway Links Trump Impeachment to the Injustices Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fought

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On Martin Luther King Day Senior Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway linked the President Donald Trump being impeached to the injustices civil rights hero Dr. King fought.

NBC News’ White House Correspondent Geoff Bennett says he asked Conway how President Trump is observing Martin Luther King Day today.

Conway’s answer stunned many.

“Well, I can tell you the president is preparing for Davos and agrees with many of the things that Dr. Martin Luther King stood for,” Conway said, referring to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “and agreed with for many years – including unity and equality, and he’s not the one trying to tear the country apart through an impeachment process and a lack of substance that is really very shameful at this point.”

“I’ve held my opinion on it for a very long time, but when you see the articles of impeachment that came out, I don’t think it was Dr. King’s vision to have Americans dragged through a process where the president is not going to be removed from office, is not being charged with bribery, extortion, high crimes and misdemeanors. And I think that anybody who cares about ‘and justice for all’ on today or any day of the year will appreciate the fact that the president will have a full throttle defense on the facts, and everybody should have that.”

Related: ‘Monarchy and Despotism’: House Impeachment Managers Quickly Respond to Trump Team’s ‘Dead Wrong’ Defense

“I this morning was reading some of the lesser known passages by Dr. King and I appreciate the fact that we as a nation respect him by giving him his own day, and I’m happy to share a birthday with this day.”

A few responses via Twitter:

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‘Obsessed’ Trump Blasted for ‘Craven’ Decision to Gut Michelle Obama’s Healthy School Lunch Rules on Her Birthday

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This Friday, the Trump administration announced that it will be rolling back school lunch standards on vegetables and fruits that were championed by former First Lady Michelle Obama, The Hill reports.

The Agriculture Department said in a statement that the new standards will allow schools more flexibility “because they know their children best.”

But according to President Trump’s critics on Twitter, the move is just another vindictive attempt to reverse any and all accomplishments that came out of the Obama White House:

 

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‘You’re Not a Good Person’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Gets Raked Over the Coals for Mocking Joe Biden’s Stutter

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Former Trump White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is being highly-criticized after she mocked Joe Biden’s stuttering during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate.

The former Vice President, who grew up with a stutter he has worked his entire life to control, was actually emulating a child who he said came up to him, saying “I can’t talk.”

Huckabee Sanders took to Twitter in an apparent attempt to disparage Biden.

“I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I hhhave absolutely no idea what Biden is talking about. #DemDebate,” Sanders tweeted.

Biden quickly responded.

Huckabee Sanders deleted her tweet, claiming she was “trying to make fun of anyone with a speech impediment.”

It appears few believe her.

Prominent technology business journalist Kara Swisher:

Another person on Twitter reminded Swisher of the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner:

A former CIA officer:

Global News’ national reporter:

More:

Here’s prominent journalist Soledad O’Brien, who is the chairwoman of Starfish Media Group:

This refugee/Trans advocate notes that Huckabee Sanders is actually a Fulbright Board member:

Indeed, here’s Huckabee Sanders’ Twitter bio in which she mentions it:

“Christian. Wife. Mom to three. Former Press Sec for @realdonaldtrump. @foxnews contributor. Presidential appointee @fulbrightboard. Traveler. Arkansan.”

Huckabee Sanders later apologized but did not admit she was mocking Biden – which also was not well-received:

 

 

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