For the second time this week, a CNN interview featured a flash of profanity related to Donald Trump.
On Wednesday it was Republican strategist Liz Mair, an outspoken critic of the party’s presidential nominee, voicing her displeasure with Trump during an interview with Anderson Cooper.
“His message is being a loudmouthed d*ck, basically,” she said. “And going out there and offending people and then engaging in an airing of grievances. That’s what he does. He doesn’t have another message.”
Mair, who is now the spokesperson for a group of Republicans backing Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, said she lost hope that the party could rein the real estate mogul in months ago.
“Quite frankly, what I think we’re gonna continue to see throughout this campaign is, we’re gonna continue to see the Republican nominee basically acting as if he’s on a suicide mission and aiming to take the whole rest of the party down with him.”
Mair’s remark came two days after one of the network’s hosts, Fareed Zakaria, referred to Trump as a “bullsh*t artist” on the air.
Watch footage from the interview, as posted online, below.
Vietnamese women strive to clear war-era mines
Inching across a field littered with Vietnam war-era bombs, Ngoc leads an all-women demining team clearing unexploded ordnance that has killed tens of thousands of people -- including her uncle.
"He died in an explosion. I was haunted by memories of him," Le Thi Bich Ngoc tells AFP as she oversees the controlled detonation of a cluster bomb found in a sealed-off site in central Quang Tri province.
More than 6.1 million hectares of land in Vietnam remain blanketed by unexploded munitions -- mainly dropped by US bombers -- decades after the war ended in 1975.
At least 40,000 Vietnamese have since died in related accidents. Victims are often farmers who accidentally trigger explosions, people salvaging scrap metal, or children who mistake bomblets for toys.
Chief Justice John Roberts issues New Year’s Eve warning to stand up for democracy
"In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand scale, the public's need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital," he wrote. "We should celebrate our strong and independent judiciary, a key source of national unity and stability."
Trump’s next 100 days will dictate whether he can be re-elected or not — here’s why
According to CNN pollster-in-residence Harry Enten, Donald Trump's next 100 days -- which could include an impeachment trial in the Senate -- will hold the key to whether he will remain president in 2020.
As Eten explains in a column for CNN, "His [Trump's] approval rating has been consistently low during his first term. Yet his supporters could always point out that approval ratings before an election year have not historically been correlated with reelection success. But by mid-March of an election year, approval ratings, though, become more predictive. Presidents with low approval ratings in mid-March of an election year tend to lose, while those with strong approval ratings tend to win in blowouts and those with middling approval ratings usually win by small margins."