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Hypocrite: Here are 5 times in the last year Mike Pence wildly disagreed with the Trump agenda

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On Thursday, multiple news organizations reported that GOP candidate Donald Trump has selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his running mate — though after the reports circulated, the Trump camp denied making the decision.

While Pence has been seen by many in the anxious Republican party as a safe pick for Trump, out of choices that included former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.

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But if Trump settles on Pence, the two may have some reconciling to do. Pence has made comments in the past that directly counter positions Trump has taken on the campaign trail.

1. Pence criticized Trump for saying a federal judge with Mexican heritage shouldn’t be assigned to the Trump University lawsuit. Trump’s reasoning was that because he has made derogatory comments about Mexico and vowed to supporters that he’ll build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico and make Mexico pay for it, the judge was biased against him. Trump was roundly blasted on all sides for these remarks, including by Pence.

“I don’t think it’s ever appropriate to question the partiality of the judge based on their ethnic background,” Pence told the Indiana Star.

2. Pence also blasted Trump for saying that Muslim people should be barred from entering the United States.

3. Trump has made himself a quasi-populist favorite by slamming global trade deals like the Trans Pacific Partnership. Pence, on the other hand, supports TPP and has urged lawmakers to sign on.

4. As with many of his positions, Trump has waffled on Planned Parenthood — a favorite target for the religious right. Trump has praised the organization for helping women, however claims to hold anti-abortion views now. Pence, on the other hand, has waged all-out war on Planned Parenthood.

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5. Trump has also been wishy-washy on LGBT rights and even tweeted support for the community after the Orlando massacre at Pulse nightclub last month. Pence, on the other hand has led on legislation to bar the LGBT community from having civil rights protections afforded to other minority groups.


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Trump attacks the homeless for sleeping in ‘our best highways, our best streets’ and vows to ‘do something about it’

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an angry broadside against America's homeless population.

The Washington Post's Josh Dawsey reports that Trump, during a conversation with reporters, complained that homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings."

The president then said that people who live in these buildings pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige," and then vowed that "we'll be doing something about it."

Trump says homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings" where people pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige." Says he's speaking to tenants who "want to leave the country." He adds: "We'll be doing something about it."

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‘SLAP CUFFS ON HIM NOW’: Internet hammers House Dems for treating Corey Lewandowski with kid gloves

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Trump loyalist Corey Lewandowski testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and it quickly devolved into a circus in which the former Trump campaign manager refused to answer basic questions from Democrats.

During the hearing, the House Judiciary Democrats sent out a tweet accusing the White House of orchestrating a coverup of the president's actions as outlined by special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

However, many Twitter users went on to hammer the Democrats for purportedly treating the constantly obfuscating and stalling Lewandowski with kid gloves.

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Trump responds to Cokie Roberts’ death by complaining that she ‘never treated me well’

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Journalist Cokie Roberts died on Tuesday and President Donald Trump didn't hesitate to make her passing all about himself.

Per CNN's Daniel Dale, Trump was asked by reporters if he had a comment about Roberts' death at the age of 75 this week, and he responded by complaining that she didn't give him favorable coverage.

"I never met her," the president replied. "She never treated me nicely. But I would like to wish her family well. She was a professional and I respect professionals... never treated me well, but I certainly respect her as a professional."

Per pool, here's Trump on the death of Cokie Roberts: “I never met her. She never treated me nicely. But I would like to wish her family well. She was a professional and I respect professionals...Never treated me well, but I certainly respect her as a professional.”

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