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While Shooting Dominates News, President Focuses on Fox Celebs and SNL



Donald J. Trump at CPAC

In the wake of a deadly anti-Muslim shooting rampage that left 49 people dead in Christchurch, New Zealand, and amid a self-declared national emergency over immigration via the United States’ southern border, the President of the United States has taken to his twitter account to inform the country of what really matters: how he was portrayed on a Saturday Night Live rerun, and the lack of his favorite hosts on Fox news.

In the early hours of Sunday morning, President Trump complained about the popular weekend parody program, suggesting that the FCC and even the Federal Election Commission get involved.

Then — with a break to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and more attacks on deceased Senator and war hero John McCain — it was time to defend embattled Fox news hosts Jeanine Pirro and Tucker Carlson.

Pirro is off the air for a week after she made Islamophobic comments about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. Last Saturday, the television host claimed that Pirro, being Muslim, could not support U.S. law.

“Think about it: Omar wears a hijab,” Pirro said on her show, titled “Justice,” on Fox News. “Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?”

Carlson, meanwhile, faced a brutal week where several tapes of his call-in segments with morning “shock jock” DJ “Bubba the Love Sponge” were brought to light, including several incidents of the host defending convicted pedophile Warren Jeffs.

The President has already been under fire for his response to the New Zealand shooting, including sending “best wishes” to grieving New Zealanders. With his Sunday morning rants about television shows, it would seem that he has already forgotten these shootings.

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Psychiatry Professor Calls for a ‘Full Neurological Workup’ After Trump Touts Record ‘Sock Rocket’ at Rally



A psychiatry professor is sounding the alarm about President Donald Trump’s slurred speech, most recently after he touted a record “sock rocket” during his campaign rally in Florida Tuesday.

Seth Davin Norrholm, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, is arguing that the president should undergo a full neurological examination after yet another video showed him slurring his words in public.

The latest video shows Trump telling rallygoers, “You know we just set another sock rocket… you saw that, right? The stock market!”

In response, Norrholm questioned Trump’s mental fitness for the job on his Twitter account.

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“Pharmacological? Perhaps,” he wrote. “Stress? Maybe. Sleep deprivation? Likely. Organic cognitive decline? Quite possible. Unfit? ABSOLUTELY.”

Norrholm in the past has written articles for the Huffington Post about the president’s mental state, including “How to Respond to a Narcissist: Rules for Playing with No Rules” and “Conflict Resolution: Constraining This President’s Public Pathology.”


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Spewing Conspiracy Theories and Rambling and Ranting Trump Goes Off the Rails in Fox News Interview (Video)



‘Highest Levels’ of Obama Administration Spied on Him Says Trump

President Donald Trump went off-the-rails when he called in to “Fox & Friends” Friday morning. For 57 minutes straight with no commercials the fast-talking President spewed conspiracy theory after conspiracy theory, tossed around lies and personal attacks against top Democrats, including coming close to saying once again that President Barack Obama spied on him and his campaign.

“They thought I was going to win and said ‘how can we stop him?'” Trump said of Obama and his administration.

“You’re dealing at the highest levels of government. They were spying on my campaign. This is my opinion,” Trump said.

Host Steve Doocy interjected: “How high did it go?”

“Personally, I think it goes all the way,” Trump replied. He then mentioned by name John Brennan, James Clapper, and Susan Rice.

Trump once again tossed out conspiracy theories about the DNC server that was hacked, claiming Democratic Party officials “gave the server to Crowdstrike.”

That’s false.

Here’s CNN fact checker Daniel Dale:

CNN’s Jake Tapper weighs in:

To defend his illegal extortion of Ukraine Trump claims the U.S. is the only country giving money to Ukraine. That’s false:




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‘He’s Not in Control of Himself’: Top Republicans ‘Alarmed’ and ‘Completely Shaken’ by Trump’s Demeanor – ‘100% Worse’



Top Republicans who were in the White House during President Donald Trump’s infamous “meltdown” meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer say President Donald Trump is “not in control of himself.”

CNN Special Correspondent Jamie Gangel spoke with a Republican who was in the room during Trump’s tortured treatment of Speaker Pelosi. They say Republicans were “alarmed” by Trump’s demeanor.

“Everyone left completely shaken, shell-shocked. He is not in control of himself. It is all yelling and screaming,” the Republican said.

It is “100%” worse, the Republican, who has been to many of these meetings, said. They are also worried about Trump’s “stability.”

Other senior Republicans were “shaken up,” and “sickened.”

Pentagon generals present during Wednesday’s fateful meeting were described as “very upset.”

“This goes beyond just a policy difference,” Gangel said. “They were concerned about his demeanor.”


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