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Fox hustles to excuse entitled Olympic swimmers: Who hasn’t kicked in a gas station bathroom door?

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A Fox News segment on Thursday attempted to excuse the behavior of four U.S. Olympic swimmer who allegedly lied about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

While waiting on a press conference with Brazilian authorities, Fox News host Martha MacCallum suggested that police were being too hard on the athletes, who are suspected of lying about the attack to cover up destruction to property at a gas station.

“It looks like a little bit of damage to someone’s property that you have to pay for and you have to fix and probably apologize,” MacCallum opined. “There are some reasons why they might have made up this story.”

“They originally said, ‘We were out until 4 a.m.’ but it was much, much later than that,” former prosecutor Doug Burns said. “And I think there may have been a USA Swim Team curfew so they were concerned about that.”

“We all we are worried mentally, ‘Oh, man, I don’t want to mess up that curfew,'” Burns continued. “They have clauses in there about immoral conduct and so forth and they may have been concerned that this was going to blow up in their face.”

“Can you imagine if they said, ‘We got intoxicated, we stopped at a gas station, one of us had to go so badly that he kicked the door in, I’m so sorry,'” Burns added.

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“We have all been to a gas station bathroom,” Fox sports reporter Jared Max agreed. “Have you ever had it where it seems like it’s jammed?”

MacCallum also pointed out that the swimmers “had no idea at that moment that this whole thing was caught on video.”

“I’m an American, but it seems like the American athletes are really being targeted now,” Max remarked. “And really being held for what could be such a minor crime by the Brazilian police.”

Watch the video below from Fox News, broadcast Aug. 18, 2016.

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John Oliver unleashes epic supercut of Fox News host who can’t stop bragging about learning German in high school

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Fox News host Brian Kilmeade took German as his foreign language in high school. If you didn't know that, then you likely don't watch Fox News, because the host has made a claim several dozen times.

HBO host John Oliver spent a few moments out of his Sunday episode of "Last Week Tonight" to mock Kilmeade for his desire to remind people of his three years of classes frequently.

Kilmeade has talked about it so many times that his co-hosts began preempting his comment every time the country of Germany is mentioned, or the German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears on the screen.

Watch the hilarious mockery below:

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Trump thinks he can create his own healthcare law that will take the issue off the table for Democrats

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One of the significant issues Republicans lost on in 2018 was their nearly decade-long crusade to unmake the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

This week Trump will announce that he's running for president again, and he promises a surprise announcement while there. While it's unclear what he intends for the surprise, one thing he is talking about is a better healthcare law than the Democratic one.

According to The New York Times, Trump is "vowing to issue the plan within a month or two, reviving a campaign promise with broad consequences for next year’s contest."

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Trump will go far-right in 2020 election because he thinks that’s why the GOP lost in 2018

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An MSNBC panel speculated that one of the things President Donald Trump will do when he announces his reelection campaign this week is run a rerun of 2016. The reason, the panel explained, is he thinks it's the one thing that has worked for him.

Sunday, it was announced that Trump was so furious with his lousy poll numbers that he fired the team of pollsters. Trump apologists claimed that the anger had more to do with the leak of the poll numbers to the public.

Either way, Trump is in trouble, whether he's willing to admit it or not. But his solution is characteristically "Trump."

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