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WATCH: Anderson Cooper calls out Trump’s baseless wiretap claims: ‘The president has no facts’

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CNN host Anderson Cooper delivered some sass with his opening remarks on Thursday night’s AC360 calling the president out for having “no facts.”

Commenting on President Donald Trump’s wild accusation of former President Barack Obama wiretapping Trump Tower prior to the election, Cooper quipped, “Tonight we know the president of the United States has no facts.”

“We know this tonight because bipartisan members of the Senate Intelligence Committee say they’ve seen no evidence,” Cooper continued. “We know this because House Speaker Paul Ryan also says he’s seen no evidence.”

Since the president asked Congress to investigate the matter, “House and Senate Intelligence Committees have been doing just that for the last dozen days,” he said.

“We know the president has no facts to back up his early morning Saturday tweet storm, because in today’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer read a long list of media reports that he seemed to believe back up the president’s claims. Media reports,” including the New York Times, which Cooper, laughing, described as, “the very paper the president of the United States has consistently referred to as ‘failing and fake.'”

After then playing a clip of Trump’s interview with Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night, Cooper said, “The president on Fox last night. He’s been seeing a lot of thing, he says.”

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‘White woman problems’: Twitter stomps ‘lifestyle guru’ after she goes berserk over checkout glitch at Target

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A self-described "lifestyle guru" and TV host is coming under fire after she raged on Twitter about problems purchasing items at Target.

In a tweet on Saturday, Meaghan Mooney demanded Target "make good" after she was not able to immediately purchase a cart filled with goods.

"I just filled my l cart w/ hundreds of $ of merch I need TODAY, but REGISTERS ARE DOWN GLOBALLY???" Mooney wrote. "And NOW after I begging your staff to put my items on hold, I only have till EOD?? 1 inconvenience after the next. How will you be making good w us consumers?!"

Hey @Target — I just filled my l cart w/ hundreds of $ of merch I need TODAY, but REGISTERS ARE DOWN GLOBALLY??? And NOW after I begging your staff to put my items on hold, I only have till EOD?? 1 inconvenience after the next. How will you be making good w us consumers?! #Target pic.twitter.com/4KQTtdNv0M

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MSNBC guest ridicules Trump-fan Steve Cortes as possible Sarah Sanders replacement: ‘He’s a nut — have you seen him on TV?’

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Discussing the departure of Donald Trump's spokesperson Sarah Sanders from the White House, an MSNBC panel surveyed her possible replacements with one ridiculed for his appearances on TV defending the president.

Speaking with "AM Joy" fill-in host Jonathan Capehart, The Beat DC editor Tiffany Cross shot former Trump associate Stever Cortes -- a regular on CNN -- down as a possible candidate.

"There are names that are out there," Capehart suggested. "[Meliania Trump spokesperson] Stephanie Grisham and Hogan Gidley and Steve Cortes."

Pointing out that Grisham is the most likely contender, and the Trump would probably prefer a woman, Cross called out Cortes for his TV appearances.

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Can at least half the 2020 Democrats please quit right now?

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OK, Democrats — you’ve had your fun. You grew up being told that everybody could run for president, and then everybody did. Except that this mad anthill scramble of presidential candidates, which resembles a bunch of kindergarteners descending on not enough cookies, really hasn’t been fun so far. All you’ve managed to do is put the fear of God — or the fear of the other guy, more like — into the voters, provoking widespread PTSD flashbacks to November 2016.

This article first appeared in Salon.

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