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WATCH: Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kaepernick’s national anthem protest is ‘dumb and disrespectful’

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If you were expecting Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to deliver a stirring defense of Colin Kaepernick’s protest against police violence, you’re in for a rude awakening.

In an interview with Katie Couric on Yahoo News this week, Ginsburg said that while she recognized Kaepernick’s right to kneel down during the national anthem at games, she said she didn’t approve of the way he’s chosen to protest.

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“I think it’s dumb and disrespectful,” she said of Kaepernick’s protest. “I have the same answer if you ask me about flag burning. I think it’s a terrible thing to do.”

Couric then asked Ginsburg if players should face some kind of punishment for their actions of not showing respect for the national anthem.

“If they want to be stupid, there’s no law that should prevent them,” she said. “If they want to be arrogant, there’s no law that prevents them from that. What I would do is strongly take issue with the point of view that they are expressing when they do that.”

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Trump mounts sexist attack on Pelosi during impeachment hearing: ‘I think the woman is grossly incompetent’

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President Donald Trump attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) from the White House on Tuesday.

As impeachment testimony was underway in the House, Trump told reporters in a Cabinet meeting that Pelosi is "grossly incompetent."

The president also said that Republicans are "killing it" in the impeachment hearings.

But Trump took a shot at Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an expert on Ukraine who was testifying at the time.

"I don't know him. ... I never saw the man," he said. "I understand now he wears his uniform when he goes in. No, I don't know Vindman at all. What I do know is that even he said that the transcript was correct."

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‘You ran out of a book signing!’ Donald Trump Jr torn to shreds for questioning Vindman’s heroism

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Donald Trump Jr. questioned the military service of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, and was sprayed with venom.

The president's eldest son posted a link to a Federalist article suggesting Vindman is not a dedicated military officer and public servant, a line of questioning which Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) also pursued during an impeachment hearing.

"Let’s Stop Pretending Every Impeachment Witness Is A Selfless Hero," Trump Jr. tweeted, quoting the piece's headline.

Let’s Stop Pretending Every Impeachment Witness Is A Selfless Hero https://t.co/f2Jq7SdxO9

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‘I’m an American’: Lt Col Vindman laughs off GOP counsel’s attempts to question his loyalty

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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman laughed off questions about an offer by a Ukrainian official to serve as that country's defense minister.

The Soviet-born Vindman, who emigrated to the U.S. as a child and later served in the Iraq War, agreed that a Ukrainian official had offered him the government position three times during an official visit for the inauguration of the country's new president, Volodymyr Zelensky.

"I don't know (why the position was offered), but every single time I dismissed it," Vindman said. "Upon returning I notified my chain of command and the appropriate counter-intelligence folks about the offer."

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