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McMaster won’t stay if you keep ’embarrassing’ him: CNN’s Cuomo rips Trump for backstabbing Twitter meltdown

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Commenting on President Donald Trump’s tweets aimed at North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un, a CNN panel showed their exasperation with the president for taking his eye off the ball in order to rant about an investigation into Russia’s use of Facebook to manipulate the 2016 election.

Friday morning Trump mentioned Facebook in the midst of a Twitter barrage, calling an FBI investigation into the purchase of 2016 election ads part of the “Russia hoax.”

“The Russia hoax continues, now it’s ads on Facebook,” Trump tweeted before adding, “What about the totally biased and dishonest Media coverage in favor of Crooked Hillary?”

CNN contributor Chris Cillizza got right to the heart of the matter.

“There is no question” Cillizza excitedly explained. “No one who knows anything about the story, who has followed the story in any way, shape, or form, can reasonably conclude that this whole thing is a hoax. Frankly, it matters because we’re talking about a foreign power actively seeking to influence the election. Whether they were successful or not is important but not the central point. That they did it, that this Facebook investigation shows how widespread it was, how advanced and innovative in terms of using social media it was, that’s the point here.”

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Analyst David Sanger then attempted to explain Trump’s obsession and motivation for clinging to the Russia “fake news”narrative.

“He rejects it for a simple reason,” Sanger began. “He has a very difficult time separating out the fact of the Russians affecting the election and the outcome. We cannot prove and we will never be able to prove whether or not the Russian influence had any vote in the end or any consequential effect.”

“But in the president’s mind, as many around him have said many times, he believes this entire thing is about delegitimizing his election. My own view is, how hard could it be to say, ‘I know I was legitimately elected as president. However, we can never tolerate a foreign power messing in our election. They have tried and here are the five things we’re going to do starting with a commission that will look at what that was and how we prevent it in the 2018 and certainly the 2020 presidential election.'”

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Noting the fact that Trump is now waging rhetorical war with North Korea abroad and the FBI at home, host Chris Cuomo wondered if Trump driving out his most trusted advisors.

“How long do you keep a Rex Tillerson, an H.R. McMaster if you keep embarrassing them in public where they go out and say things and then the president himself makes them look like they don’t know what they are talking about?” Cuomo asked rhetorically.

Watch the video below via CNN:

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Powerful Russian lawmaker claims allowing same-sex couples to adopt will lead to ‘the extinction of humanity’

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In an insane rant a powerful Russian lawmaker disparaged all LGBT people across the planet by claiming allowing same-sex couples to adopt will lead to the end of the human race.

Valentina Matvienko, a Senator from St. Petersburg, is the Chairwoman of the Federation Council, making her the third most-powerful elected official in Russia, and essentially second in line to the Presidency, after the Prime Minister.

Matvienko, who is closely tied to Russian President Vladimir Putin, told participants at a children's forum that "foundations for happiness" include "family, children, and parents," as Newsweek reports.

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Trump’s ‘craziness’ will drive Mexico to find other sources of soybeans — permanently hurting US farmers: Ex-diplomat

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President Donald Trump believes he has worked out a killer trade deal with Mexico and Canada -- but one former Mexican diplomat tells Storm Lake Times columnist Art Cullen that the damage done to the relationship between the countries will have lasting ramifications for years to come.

Jorge Guajardo, who served for six years as Mexico's ambassador to China, recently explained to Cullen that Trump's erratic behavior has shown his country that it must look for other major trading partners so it doesn't run the risk of getting burned by the United States again.

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Yale psychiatrist: Trump using racism as a coping mechanism as his mental state rapidly deteriorates

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the young congresswomen of color nicknamed "The Squad," after he was criticized for saying the women should go back to their own countries, even though all four are U.S. citizens. Now, he's doubling down.

On Twitter Wednesday he called the women "left-wing cranks." He added that they were free to leave if they don't like America.

Raw Story spoke with Dr. Bandy X. Lee about the President's racist tirades against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ayanna Pressley (D-IL).

Lee is a forensic psychiatrist and an expert on violence at Yale School of Medicine. She helped launch a public health approach to global violence prevention as a consultant to the World Health Organization and other United Nations bodies since 2002. She is author of the textbook, “Violence: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Causes, Consequences, and Cures,” president of the World Mental Health Coalition, and editor of the New York Times bestseller, “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 37 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President.”

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