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Former George W. Bush speechwriter tweets — then deletes — theory that Serena Williams is taking steroids

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Former George W. Bush speechwriter turned Atlantic magazine senior editor David Frum tweeted over the weekend that Serena Williams might be taking steroids. Moments later, he deleted the tweets and claimed they were part of a private conversation and not intended for public consumption.

Williams defeated Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 to on Saturday to win the women’s singles category at Wimbledon, her 21st grand slam title.

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Frum wrote on Saturday morning in reference to a New York Times article on women tennis players and body image, “Steroids? Oh no, no, no. ‘Body image issues.’”

Then, after Williams took home the title, he posted the following series of Tweets on Sunday:

Tweets about Serena Williams by David Frum

When other Twitter users responded with outrage that Frum would make such accusations without any proof beyond his own speculations, he deleted the tweets and claimed they were private.

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Twitter users responded:

Seeing an opening, Frum scrambled to parlay this flap into a round of TV appearances:

To which one user replied:

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Marine Corps unit busted planning to hold a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort: report

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President Donald Trump is facing yet another corruption scandal after a Marine Corps unit was caught planning to hold a party at the commander-in-chief's Mar-a-Lago resort.

"At a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump Organization properties is fueling political battles, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida hopes to hold an annual ball at a venue that could profit the commander-in-chief," the Miami Herald reported Thursday.

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Internet blown away by Giuliani’s ‘pants-sh*tting panic’ freak out on CNN’s Cuomo

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani received harsh reviews of his Thursday evening appearance on CNN with anchor Chris Cuomo.

Many people worried about Giuliani's mental health after watching the interview.

Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's defense attorney.

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Maddow is visibly shocked Trump is claiming in court the president can’t even be investigated

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The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC was flabbergasted by the latest court moves by President Donald Trump as he continues to hide his tax returns from investigators.

The host noted the ongoing legal battle Trump is waging to keep his accounting firm, Mazars, from handing over eight years of his tax returns to New York state investigators.

The host was shocked by the headline on the front-page of The Washington Post website.

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