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‘She is going to fry you’: Internet torches Trump for attacking Sally Yates hours before testimony

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President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who is scheduled to testify that she warned the Trump administration about the possibility that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn might be compromised by a foreign government.

Specifically, Trump implied that Yates had committed a felony when he tweeted that someone should “ask Sally Yates, under oath, if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers soon after she explained it to W.H. Council (sic).”

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Trump offered no evidence to back up his assertion — and the internet was quick to slam him for attacking the former acting attorney general, who was fired earlier this year after she refused to enforce the administration’s proposed travel ban.

Some of the top reactions to Trump’s tweet follow below.

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With Trump-aligned votes as ‘anvil around her neck,’ Susan Collins down 9 points to likely Dem challenger

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The four-term Republican senator from Maine who presents herself as a centrist has faced national criticism for her votes during the Trump administration.

New poll results released in a Bangor Daily News column Thursday shows Democratic Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon leading Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins by nine points—just the latest sign that the November election could deny Collins a fifth term.

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The ‘Lincoln Project’ group that infuriated Trump is now setting its sights on McConnell with new ‘Rich Mitch’ ad

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The anti-Trump super PAC headed by current and ex-Republican strategists that has made viral waves with its videos attacking President Trump is now turning its sights towards Mitch McConnell, Morning Consult reports.

The Lincoln Project dropped a new ad this Thursday, calling McConnell "rich Mitch," contrasting his wealth with the financial hardships of citizens in his state of Kentucky. According to the Morning Consult, the ad "does not attempt to directly tie McConnell to Trump, instead only nodding to the president in passing photos alongside the majority leader."

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‘Do it now’: Lindsey Graham asks older judges to retire before November — when GOP could get routed

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With the 2020 presidential election nearly five months away, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is calling on older conservative judges to retire en masse as his party faces the possibility of getting routed in the fall.

As the Washington Post reports, Graham told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt that now is the time for older judges to step down to ensure that they are replaced by Senate Republicans.

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