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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker doesn’t know how to make Republicans more appealing

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On CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday, host Candy Crowley asked Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) why unemployed Americans, or workers making minimum wage, would become Republicans.

“If I am an unemployed American and or if I am a minimum wage worker and I hear from Republicans that, ‘You know, we should go ahead and do that provided we do the following three things,’ and it’s a caveat approval of extending those [unemployment] benefits, or if I am a minimum wage worker and I see Republicans who say, ‘You know what? It’s artificial, it messes with the marketplace, it might mean some teens can’t get into the job market,’ why would I become a Republican?”

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“How do you message that,” she continued, “in any way to reach out to those who are disinclined to sign up for the Republican Party?”

Gov. Walker did not reply to her specific question about Republican outreach, instead saying that “what people want is freedom and opportunity … the great thing about this country, greater than just about any country in the world, is that you have an equal opportunity, but the outcome’s up to you.”

“The problem,” he said, “is too many Americans right now don’t have that equal opportunity, and we should be making the case about how we’re going to make it easier to create a job, easier to get in the workforce, easier to get the skills that they need to fill those jobs.”

Crowley responded to his boilerplate Republican rhetoric by asking, again, how “this expand[s] the Republican Party, which desperately needs to bring in something other than what’s really been a shrinking base in your party?”

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Gov. Walker replied by repeating, in slightly different words and with a different example, his earlier comments about freedom and opportunity.

Watch the entire exchange between Crowley and Gov. Walker below.

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President Donald Trump's chief of staff and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney was pummeled by reporters demanding answers about the president scoring huge sums of taxpayer dollars by having a G7 summit at his Miami resort.

Mulvaney held a press conference on Thursday where he announced that the G7 meeting would be at Trump National Doral Miami in 2020. Reporters responded with many questions about self-dealing and the president's profits off of the event.

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Megyn Kelly calls for investigation of NBC News in her first TV appearance since her blackface scandal

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In her first TV interview since being fired by NBC News, Megyn Kelly publicly called for an outside investigation into her former employer.

“There needs to be an outside investigation into this company,” Kelly told Tucker Carlson as allegations that NBC covered up the sexual misconduct of former star anchor Matt Lauer. “They investigated themselves. That doesn’t work. Fox News had an outside investigators. CBS News had an outside investigator, NPR, the NFL. This is how it’s done."

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‘Self-centered ego’: John Brennan unleashes on Trump for taking credit for military successes with ISIS

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Former CIA Director John Brennan joined with MSNBC host Chris Jansing in expressing outrage over President Donald Trump proclaiming he captured ISIS.

Jansing cited reports saying the president attacked former Defense Secretary James Mattis and said, "I captured ISIS."

"No reported mention of service members," Jansing said about Trump's rant. "I cannot remember a president who did not give credit to the men and women who fought, who bled, who risked their lives and in too many cases always, gave their lives, made the ultimate sacrifice, and then he exits risking the resurgence of ISIS. What does it say to the men and women of the military who have committed their professional lives to this -- to keeping America safe?"

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