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Ana Kasparian slams fans’ ‘politically incorrect’ defense for Trump: ‘Get the f*ck out of here’

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Young Turks host Ana Kasparian took a moment on Tuesday to mock Donald Trump fans who defend his campaign rhetoric as a response to “political correctness.”

Kasparian was criticizing the Republican presidential candidate’s treatment of US District Judge Gonzalo Curiel when she mockingly imitated a Trump fan and told co-host Cenk Uygur, “You just don’t understand — Trump says all the things that like, we all want to say but he has like, the guts to say them.”

Switching back to her regular voice, she rejected that train of thought.

“Get the f*ck out of here,” Kasparian said. “Nothing drives me crazier than that stupid-ass argument. You know what? Then we can have a middle-schooler be our next president. ‘Cause middle-schoolers say sh*t that they really mean.”

As Kasparian has noted, Trump has called Curiel a “hater” and disparagingly called the Indiana native a “Mexican” during the current case involving Trump University.

Uygur, who has also disparaged Trump for indulging in “childish” rhetoric, said Kasparian he interpreted the “politically incorrect” defense of the real estate mogul even less favorably than she did.

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“When somebody tells me that, that means if you don’t like someone you’d like to point out that they’re a Mexican — but you don’t have the guts to say it,” he explained. “So you like that you finally have someone running for president who is openly racist, and it thrills you that he gets to say the racist things that you’re thinking.”

Watch the discussion, as aired on Tuesday, below.

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If Trump really believed he was falsely accused ‘that is not a corrupt motive’ for removing the special counsel: Bill Barr

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Attorney General William Barr told Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that if President Donald Trump really and truly thought he was being falsely accused of collaborating with Russia to steal the 2016 presidential election, that it was "not a corrupt motive" for firing Robert Mueller, a stunning statement from the nation's highest law enforcement officer.

"As a matter of law, I think the department's position would be that the president can direct the termination or the replacement of a special counsel," said Barr. "And as a matter of law, the obstruction statute does not reach that conduct."

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Trump ‘shirking his duty to protect the country’ by ignoring Russia election threat: Ex-CIA agent

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Ex-CIA agent Evan McMullin told CNN on Wednesday that President Donald Trump was "shirking his duty to protect the country" by ignoring the fact that Russia plans to attack the 2020 election.

"He's shirking his responsibility to protect the country," McMullin said. "We are in a new era of information warfare."

"Countries can be defeated without a shot being fired," he went on. "We just learned from the Mueller report that the president was aware that we were undergoing, as a country, an information warfare attack during 2016. He sought to benefit from it."

"A lot of times we say 'look, the president's ego is wounded' when we talk about how the Russians attacked us, and may have helped him get elected," McMullin continued. "But I actually think that we are a little naive to buy into that narrative. I think that is a fig leaf for the president. How can we ignore that this president barely won the electoral college?"

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White House made it clear they were ‘trying to hide’ evidence from Mueller: Omarosa

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Omarosa Manigault, former political aide to President Donald Trump, told MSNBC Wednesday that the while the White House never "directly" ordered her to destroy documents related to the Mueller report, they made it quite clear they were "trying to hide" evidence.

"He wants to run out the clock," Manigault said. "He thinks he can run down the clock and that people will stop being concerned about it. We should really not just focus about what he is telling people to do or say, but how he's asked people to destroy documents, to destroy e-mails, in my case two boxes of campaign-related materials that the White House still has in their possession, that they claim they don't have or don't know what happened to it."

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