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Donald Trump swings in all directions as he tries to fight back against Elizabeth Warren

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the darling of the Democratic party and attacking her is likely to ignite a backlash of angry liberals who hang on every economic policy point the senior Massachusetts senator proposes. But Donald Trump decided this weekend that she will be the latest in a long line of his political foes to earn his wrath.

Last week, Warren did an interview with a news station in her state in which she attacked Trump for “even threatening to get anywhere near the presidency,” Warren told a reporter. “Don’t take me there.” She also blamed Trump for inciting the violence that has broken out at his rallies. “This is what Trump has been fostering and fermenting for months now. And it finally reached the next level,” Warren said.

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But on Monday, Warren took that to a whole other level calling on “decent people everywhere” to strike out against what she called the “bigger, uglier threat” that is Donald Trump.

At the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast Saturday, Warren did it again zinging both Trump and her former opponent Scott Brown, who has come out in support of Trump whose name has also been floated as a VP option. “It would be the perfect reality show matchup,” Warren told the crowd. “ ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ meets ‘The Biggest Loser.’ ”

Rather than dispel the myth, Trump struck back. “She’s got about as much Indian blood as I have. Her whole life was based on a fraud,” Trump told The New York Times this past weekend. “She got into Harvard and all that because she said she was a minority.”

“Nothing Donald Trump says surprises me, but that’s about as low as he’s ever gone,” said Phil Johnston, former chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

In 2012, Cherokee Chief Bill John Baker explained that Warren never claimed to be a card-carrying member of the Cherokee Nation but rather said that she had Native ancestry in her Oklahoma roots. “I wish every Congressman and Senator in the U.S. would had a kinship or felt a kinship to the Cherokee Nation.”

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Genealogists confirm that Warren’s great-great-great grandmother was full-blooded Cherokee making Warren 1/32, the same percentage as Chief Baker. Other members of Warren’s family, including her first cousin, are actively involved in the tribe and Native causes. Before 1963, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians awarded tribal membership to anyone applicant who could prove he or she was 1/32 Cherokee. The lineage rule has served as an ongoing debate within the Cherokee community since then, but Warren never applied for nor claimed any membership to the tribe.

However, Donald Trump isn’t known for letting facts deter him.


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Here’s why Trump contradicted his own White House on the Supreme Court rulings

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Following the Supreme Court's pair of 7-2 decisions rejecting President Donald Trump's claim to have absolute immunity from subpoenas, he blasted the ruling on Twitter, claiming he being unfairly targeted and the victim of "prosecutorial misconduct." However, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany released a statement saying that "President Trump is gratified by today’s decision."

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‘They deserve it’: Republican strategist tells GOP it’s their own fault for going down with Trump because ‘they know better’

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Republican strategist Susan del Percio said that there is no excuse for GOP members who failed to do the right thing and fight back against President Donald Trump when they had the opportunity.

Speaking to MSNBC's Joy Reid Thursday, del Percio called Trump "the anchor" around the GOP's necks, "dragging them down."

"But, you know what, they deserve it," she continued. "There are Republicans out there that deserve this because they know better. They should have been better on impeachment. They should have been holding him accountable all along. Now they are scared and worried about themselves. Well, boohoo, you brought it on. there's no excuse."

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Trump officials demanded the Army ‘dig for misconduct’ to justify firing Lt. Col. Vindman

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This week, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman willingly left the Army after decades of honorable service. He cited a concerted campaign of "bullying" from the highest branches of power in the United States, and now more details are becoming known.

A New Yorker report revealed that top aides to President Donald Trump were told that they needed to find dirt on Vindman that could justify the firing of the decorated war hero.

"Vindman expected to go to the National War College this fall—a low-profile assignment—then take another foreign posting," the New Yorker reported. "But, in a final act of revenge, the White House recently made clear that Trump opposed Vindman’s promotion. Senior Administration officials told [Defense Secretary Mark] Esper and Ryan McCarthy, the Secretary of the Army, to dig for misconduct that would justify blocking Vindman’s promotion. They couldn’t find anything, multiple sources told me. Others in the military chain of command began to warn Vindman that he would never be deployable overseas again—despite his language skills and regional expertise."

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