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Rep ‘disturbed’ by ‘twisted’ Trump quick to blame Muslims for London but not white supremacists for Charlottesville

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A rising star in the Democratic Party blasted President Donald Trump on CNN for tweeting without getting all the facts about Friday’s London explosion, but waited days following Charlottesville.

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) was on “The Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer to speak about the London explosion from the perspective of a member of the Armed Services Committee.

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Gallego joined the Marines after graduating from Harvard and deployed to Iraq in 2005.

“ISIS is losing the territorial boundaries it used to claim under its big caliphate,” Rep. Gallego explained. “So in order to have relevance within … the terrorist world or at least those who are drawn towards terrorism — whether it is funding or to go fight — they are trying to export their method of battle and war through more terrorism and less the actual holding of territory.”

“So they’re going to increase, unfortunately, their terrorism in order to try to stay relevant,” Rep. Gallego predicted. “That’s why it is even more important that somebody like our president needs to stay calm — as the Brits say — keep a stiff upper lip and work with our allies and not be so quick to jump the gun without talking to our allies, whether it’s Britain or anybody else, when these types of terrorist attacks happen.”

Blitzer referenced a tweet President Trump sent early Friday morning.

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“The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said the tweet wasn’t helpful. Was the president out-of-line for speculating on the attack before getting all the facts?” Blitzer asked.

“Well certainly the president was out of line,” Rep. Gallego replied.

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“It’s a little twisted the fact that the president jumped so quickly when it involves potentially a Muslim bomber, but was not so quick when it came to the Charlottesville driver,” Rep. Gallego noted. “I think that tells you a lot about what the president is thinking, which is disturbing to me.”

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DOJ dropping investigation into GOP senator’s stock trades ignites outrage: ‘Quid pro quo, baby’

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On Tuesday, the Justice Department ended its investigation into three senators accused of insider trading, including Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), all of whom sold stocks around the time they were receiving classified hearings on the coronavirus pandemic. Their investigation against Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), however, continues.

There are some differences between the Burr case and the others, including that Burr admits to having ordered the trades himself whereas Loeffler says a financial adviser made the trades without her knowledge.

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Shock after Trump mused about taking insulin at White House event: ‘What does he have to lose?’

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During a press conference today, President Trump rattled off a statement that left quiet a few people once again scratching their heads.

"I don't use insulin. Should I be? Huh?" Trump said. "I never thought about it. But I know a lot of people are very badly affected, right? Unbelievable."

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1265381045978968064

As expected, many of Trump's critics on Twitter wondered what he was talking about.

I support free will. Let him take as many drugs as he wants. I mean, what does he have to lose?

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WATCH: Trump wonders if he should start taking insulin

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On Tuesday, at a press conference, President Donald Trump mused aloud whether he should start taking insulin.

"I don’t use insulin. Should I be? Huh? I never thought about it," he said.

"But I know a lot of people are very badly affected, right?" he added a second later. "Unbelievable."

Insulin is a crucial hormone the regulates blood sugar. People who are afflicted with Type 1 diabetes are incapable of producing it in their pancreas, and thus must administer it to themselves regularly through injections or pumps.

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