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‘Like Tweets From the Wizard of Oz’: Trump Mocked After Citing His ‘Great and Unmatched Wisdom’ to Defend Syria Decision

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“Is it me or is this utterly demented?”

President Donald Trump is citing his “great and unmatched wisdom” to defend what even his closest supporters and allies are calling his irresponsible decision to pull out of Northern Syria, opening up the region to Turkey which will wipe out America’s allies in the fight against ISIS. He also just threatened Turkey, a NATO ally, saying he will “totally destroy and obliterate” their economy if they do anything he considers “to be off limits.”

Many say Trump just paved to road to genocide of the Kurds.

Still others, like his former UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, say Trump leaving the Kurds “to die” is a “big mistake.”

Here are the extremist threats Trump just made against NATO ally Turkey, after moving to support them over the Kurds:

Remember, in August Trump declared himself “the chosen one” and said he is “the second coming of God,” and the “King of Israel.”

Here’s how some are responding to Trump’s latest tweets:

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25TH AMENDMENT

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

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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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25TH AMENDMENT

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

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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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25TH AMENDMENT

25th Amendment: Omarosa says WH Aides Label Trump’s ‘Unhinged’ Actions ‘#TFA’ and Just Keep Moving

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Omarosa Manigault Newman says she’s “embarrassed” at how frequently White House staffers have chalked up President Trump’s “unhinged” and “insane” actions to his mental state. Trump’s former Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison says aides would label texts about the president’s “crazy” rants or decisions “#TFA,” which stands for the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

“You know, we had a little hashtag, ‘#TFA,’ which now that I think about it, I’m a little embarrassed to tell you how often, when I went through my text chains from the White House, I saw the hashtag #TFA, 25th Amendment,” Manigault Newman said on MSNBC Sunday afternoon.

The 25th Amendment deals with determining succession a president is unfit or unable to serve, specifically surrounding his or her “Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the” Office of the President. Some believe there is cause for it to be invoked now, given President Trump’s apparent emotional state.

“Whenever he did something that was just so insane and so crazy and unhinged, when he would flip positions from one hour to the next, we’d just hashtag it #TFA and we’d keep moving,” she added.

Omarosa says that those close to Trump know that “something very strange is going on with the President of the United States, and everyone who works in those positions – that’s why the definition of senior staff is so key. If you have an opportunity to brief him, to guide him, or provide any guidance to the President of the United States, that person is considered senior staff.”

She goes on to say that even among Trump family members and agency staffers, it was a coping mechanism, and she has more than 100 texts in which the #TFA hashtag was used.

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