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Chris Hayes burns Corey Lewandowski’s resignation with backhanded jab at CNN

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Corey Lewandowski formally resigned from his commentator role at CNN — effective immediately — and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes responded to the news by slamming both the media organization and Lewandowski in one perfect tweet.

Referencing Lewandowski’s history as Trump campaign manager, and the possibility that he is returning to a leadership post within the Trump administration, Hayes made a suggestion to CNN. He wrote, “For continuity’s sake, CNN should keep paying him while he’s in the White House.”

After all, the Trump campaign was making severance payments to Lewandowski well into September of this year — he was fired from the campaign and joined CNN in June.

Many were critical of CNN’s decision to hire Lewandowski while he was still being paid by the Trump campaign. Media Matters noted at the time, “Since his hiring, Lewandowski has by his own admission continued to advise the Trump campaign, even pushing a camera away from the candidate during a campaign stop … Employing a contributor who continues to be paid by the candidate whose performance and positions he is being asked to analyze appears unprecedented.”

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CNN host Anderson Cooper even had a hard time wrapping his head around why Lewandowski was receiving payments both from CNN and the Trump campaign at the same time.

In an interview with Stephen Colbert that aired in August, Colbert asked, “So, y’all are paying him and Trump is paying him but he’s on your show doing analysis from a man he still gets cash from?”

Cooper explained, “Well, you know, we have people from all the campaigns and we have like campaign surrogates for Hillary Clinton on,” without also clarifying that Lewandowski was the only surrogate receiving payments both from CNN and the Trump campaign.

If Lewandowski remains on CNN’s payroll moving forward, would he then be barred from speaking negatively about the media?

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Donald Trump whines: ‘My life has always been a fight’

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The full interview with President Donald Trump finally aired on ABC Sunday, revealing the shocking way that he views his life.

Trump lamented that he's had such a hard life, as the son of multi-millionaires who paid to get him out of trouble multiple times.

"You're a fighter. You, you, it feels like you're in a constant kind of churn--" host George Stephanopoulos began.

"Yeah, uh, my life has always been a fight," Trump said. "And I enjoy that I guess, I don't know if I enjoy it or not, I guess -- sometimes I have false fights like the Russian witch hunt. That's a false fight. That's a made-up, uh, hoax. And I had to fight that."

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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Israel’s Netanyahu just christened a building named after Trump — that doesn’t even exist

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent his Father’s Day dedicating a new Trump Tower-type building that hasn't been built in a town that doesn't exist.

Standing in front of a large sign saying "Trump Heights," Netanyahu, who is being forced back into another election, announced the building before planning even began, Axios reported.

A great day on the Golan. PM Netanyahu and I had the honor to dedicate “Trump Heights” — first time Israel has dedicated a village in honor of a sitting president since Harry Truman (1949). Happy Birthday Mr. President!! @POTUS pic.twitter.com/fdYWzokFLK

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