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Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump’s lame ’Pocahontas’ attacks: ‘No, seriously — delete your account’

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) jumped into the fray in a Twitter spat between the two presumptive presidential nominees on Friday.

The quip fight began when Republican candidate and former reality TV star Donald Trump launched a Twitter broadside against Democratic candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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“Obama just endorsed Crooked Hillary. He wants four more years of Obama—but nobody else does!” tweeted the real estate mogul, who on Thursday was revealed to be not just personally obnoxious, but also a longtime grifter and deadbeat who has been sued more than 3,500 times — and owes hundreds and hundreds of claimants money, including his own lawyers.

Hillary responded with a pithy bit of Twitter sass, writing, “Delete your account.”

Warren joined the fray on Friday as Clinton’s tweet was being shared more than 390,000 times and Trump launched his own line of attack against her. “Pocahontas is at it again! Goofy Elizabeth Warren, one of the least productive U.S. Senators, has a nasty mouth. Hope she is V.P. choice,” wrote Trump. The Massachusetts senator responded coolly, saying, “No, seriously — Delete your account.”

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Trump’s utter lack of self-control and seeming inability to edit his feelings on Twitter have become a source of worry for campaign aides, who are apprehensive that their candidate will blare out sensitive campaign information online.

Bloomberg reported this week that advisers close to Trump are concerned that Trump will announce his VP pick on the social medium.

“The campaign has privately discussed making an announcement as soon as this month to deflect from the controversy surrounding Trump University, and some advisers have worried that Trump may decide on his own to post the announcement on Twitter one night with little warning.”

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Donald Trump and the Jews: He’s exactly why most of us vote for Democrats

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If President Trump doesn't understand why a large majority of American Jews are Democrats, maybe he should take a look in the mirror.

In case you need a quick refresher, Trump sparked an enormous furor on Tuesday when he said, "I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." He added that "five years ago, the concept of even talking about this . . . of cutting off aid to Israel because of two people that hate Israel and hate Jewish people — I can't believe we're even having this conversation. Where has the Democratic Party gone? Where have they gone where they're defending these two people over the State of Israel?"

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Wall Street Journal drops a truth-bomb on Trump over his market-destroying trade war: ‘Everyone loses’

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In yet another blast from the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal, the editors looked back at Friday's stock market free fall and pointed the finger directly at President Donald Trump and his "trade-war general" Peter Navarro for being the main culprits.

After Friday's disastrous stock market session that took a major downturn due to the escalation of the trade war -- with China and Trump ordering billions of dollars in new tariffs -- the Journal pointed out that there will be no winners.

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G7 off to a rough start as Trump aides slam host Macron’s agenda

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With President Donald Trump at the latest G7 summit, all eyes are on the interactions between him and French President Emmanuel Macron. The two world leaders started off amicably, exchanging pleasantries, but behind the scenes, things have grown contentious.

According to Politico, Trump officials are railing against Macron, accusing him of trying to "fracture" the summit by steering the negotiations away from trade and into areas like climate change.

This development comes after Trump harshly criticized Macron for enacting a tax on digital services, which could increase costs for American tech companies like Google and Facebook. Trump threatened that if France does not suspend its "unfair" digital tax, "we'll be taxing their wine like they've never seen before." It is a threat that Trump has made repeatedly over the last few weeks whenever he has gotten angry at France.

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