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Trump Erupts in Fury Attacking Fox News for Not Rigging Poll That Shows Biden Would Beat Him

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President Donald Trump is blasting his favorite cable news channel for releasing a poll showing the current Democratic frontrunner would beat him in the 2020 race for the White House.

Fox News polls, according to Trump, are “at it again. So different from what they used to be during the 2016 Primaries,” he tweeted, saying they used to be “Proud Warriors!” for him.

“Now new Fox Polls, which have always been terrible to me (they had me losing BIG to Crooked Hillary), have me down to Sleepy Joe,” referring to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Trump, in fact, did lose “big” to Hillary Clinton, in the popular vote, which is what polls measure.

And he insists “there can be NO WAY, with the greatest Economy in U.S. history, that I can be losing to the Sleepy One.”

Not that it affected the poll, but Friday morning the federal government announced GDP growth slowed to 2.1% in the second quarter, down from 3.1%.

 

 

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Trump Accuses FBI Officials Who Investigated Him of ‘Treason’ – After Being Told It’s a Death Penalty Crime

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President Donald Trump was asked about his recent accusations of “treason,” and on Thursday afternoon named the FBI officials involved in investigating him, claiming they are guilty of the capital crime.

The President, as The Washington Post notes, has no idea what the word actually means.

“Sir,” NBC News White House Correspondent Peter Alexander said to Trump, “the Constitution says treason is punishable by death.”

The President nodded.

“You’ve accused your adversaries of treason,” Alexander continued. “Who specifically are you accusing of treason?” he challenged.

“Well,” Trump, only too happy to entertain the question, said, “I think a number of people. And I think what you look is that they have unsuccessfully tried to take down the wrong person.”

Trying to “take down the wrong person” is not treason, despite the President’s propensity for equating himself with the federal government and with the country overall.

“If you look at Comey,” Trump added, referring to Jim Comey, the FBI Director who Trump fired, the act that kicked off the start of the Mueller investigation. “If you look at McCabe,” he said, referring to his former deputy director of the FBI.

“And if you look at people probably higher than that,” Trump said, an apparent attack on Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and President Barack Obama, who were both in charge when the Russia investigation (not the Mueller investigation) first began. Trump has previously, falsely accused them of spying on him and wiretapping him.

“If you look at Strzok, if you look at his lover Lisa Page, his wonderful lover. The two lovers,” Trump said, mockingly, referring to the former FBI attorney and to former Chief of the FBI’s Counterespionage Section Peter Strzok.

Calling it “an absolutely ridiculous assertion,” The Washington Post’s Phillip Bump writes, “unless Comey and McCabe raised an army to take on the U.S. military or provided direct aid to countries who are officially at war with the U.S. — countries to be named later — they didn’t commit treason. By definition.”

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‘Tick Tock Sweetheart’: Terrified Trump Gets Mocked for Gaslighting About ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’

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Four days after the release of Attorney General William Barr’s redacted version of the Mueller report President Donald Trump is both claiming it exonerates him while attacking Mueller’s team and the report.

And now he’s gaslighting Americans about the meaning of “high crimes and misdemeanors,” and what acts rise to the level of impeachable offenses.

Trump is wrong on all counts. Notice, also, he’s neglected to include treason and bribery.

Article Two of the United States Constitution clearly states:

“The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

Related: Here’s How Barr Lied to the American People

The Constitution does not define bribery, or “high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

And the Mueller report in no way exonerated him, certainly not from obstruction – as much as he claims it did.

Meanwhile, if Democrats committed crimes, why is the Dept. of Justice not investigating  and prosecuting those “crimes”?

On social media, Trump’s tweet garnered a good deal of mockery – and attempts to educate the President on impeachment:

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Pence Doubles Down: Pete Buttigieg’s Belief God Made Him Gay Infringes on My First Amendment Religious Freedom

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Vice President Mike Pence is accusing Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg of infringing on his First Amendment right of freedom of religion.

In an interview with CNN, the Vice President was asked about the South Bend, Indiana mayor saying that if Pence disagrees that people are born gay he has a “quarrel” with Buttigieg’s “creator,” and not with Buttigieg.

Vice President Pence for days now has been attacking “Mayor Pete,” wrongly claiming Buttigieg is attacking him and his Christian faith, which Buttigieg has not done.

On Thursday, in a just-aired interview, Pence doubled down and expanded his attack.

“I hope that Pete will offer more to the American people than attacks on my Christian faith, or attacks on the president, as he seeks the highest office in the land,” Pence, playing the victim, told CNN’s Dana Bash.

Related: Students at This Top Evangelical College Are Trying to Stop Mike Pence From Delivering the Commencement Address

“He argues,” Bash responded, “that your quarrel is with him as a gay man, and he says, ‘I was born this way, and this is the way God made me.’ That’s just not your belief?”

Pence would not answer the question directly.

“Well, I think Pete’s quarrel’s with [the] First Amendment,” Pence declared. “All of us in this country have the right to our religious beliefs,” he insisted, falsely suggesting that Buttigieg was somehow prohibiting him from holding his beliefs.

But the Vice President did not honor Buttigieg’s First Amendment rights – of religion or of free speech. He literally is attacking the Indiana mayor’s right to believe what his faith tells him, and to declare it out loud.

Watch (the CNN video appears to have some glitches):

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