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‘He makes Rush Limbaugh look legitimate’: CNN guest rips right-wing host who spread Obama ‘wiretap’ story

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Things got personal on CNN Saturday when a guest suggested that right-wing radio host Mark Levin is a less-than-reliable source for Pres. Donald Trump to get his news from.

Conservative commentator Ben Ferguson snapped at Democratic strategist Bob Zimmerman for criticizing Levin, calling him a “hack,” Mediaite.com’s Justin Baragona said.

Host Pamela Brown was leading the two guests in a discussion of Trump’s accusations against former Pres. Barack Obama, saying Obama wiretapped Trump Tower in the weeks leading up to the 2016 election.

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Trump appears to have gotten the story from right-wing media sources like Breitbart.com and radio host Mark Levin, who headlined the story on Friday.

Ferguson asserted that Levin is unimpeachable as a source, saying, “If you look at Mark Levin, who is not a guy who has been accused in his career many times — or even ever — of putting out false or misinformation…”

Zimmerman chuckled and said that Levin “makes Rush Limbaugh look legitimate.”

Ferguson shot back angrily, “That’s a hack job attack that you just did. You didn’t give a fact here. I’ve known Mark a long time. He’s a lawyer; he’s a constitutional lawyer.”

He went on, “If you’re going to imply somehow he’s put out misinformation, you’ve got to give me an example of it. Otherwise you’re just being a hack.”

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In fact, Levin is known as a hot-headed “right wing nut job” to many. He calls his ideological opponents “cockroaches,” wants to see homosexual behavior outlawed, and maintains that Pres. Barack Obama is a secret supporter of radical Muslim terrorists.

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Trump called out by Wall Street Journal for plan to send troops after protesters and risking ‘bloodshed’

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The editors of the conservative Wall Street Journal strongly cautioned Donald Trump to refrain from putting members of the military on the streets of the United States because it would only inflame a country already being torn apart by battles between George Floyd protesters and the police.

With the president threatening to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807, which would allow him to send in the troops to restore order, the Journal's editors implored Trump to step on the brakes and not make matters worse.

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‘Very proud of themselves’: Senior White House official says Trump team was ‘celebrating’ tear gassing protestors at church

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The Trump White House is "celebrating" Monday evening's gassing of protestors in Lafayette Park to clear the area so the President could walk to St. John's Church to hold up a bible for a photo-op. President Donald Trump made the decision to hold a Rose Garden speech during which he threatened to deploy the Military throughout the country to "quell" protestors demonstrating over the police killing of George Floyd, then march to the historic house of worship.

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1960s segregationist George Wallace would ‘smile’ at seeing Trump teargas protesters for a photo op: CNN’s Bakari Sellers

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CNN political commentator Bakari Sellers said on Tuesday that watching President Donald Trump teargas a group of peaceful protesters so that he could have a photo opportunity reminded him of something he'd see segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace do.

"Yesterday, the president of the United States used teargas, he used the military against peaceful protesters," Sellers said. "The the only thing I could think of is George Wallace is looking over him with a smile."

Sellers then said he was "thoroughly pissed off" at conservative evangelicals who are remaining silent even as Trump continues to pour gasoline on the fire of racism while wrapping himself in the flag and the cross.

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