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‘This man has a brain disorder’: Rep. Wilson calls Trump ’a sick man’ after he accuses her of lying

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Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) hit back at President Donald Trump on Wednesday after the president accused her of “totally fabricating” her account of his call with Myeshia Johnson, the widow of slain U.S. Army Sgt. David Johnson.

During an interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, Wilson again knocked Trump for allegedly telling Johnson that her late husband “knew what he was signing up for” when he joined the Army, and she said it spoke to the president’s overall lack of empathy for other human beings.

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“He doesn’t even know how to sympathize with people,” Wilson said. “We’re grieving — this is a grieving community trying to do the very best we can holding up our family, who has paid the ultimate sacrifice. It is disgraceful for him to even tweet about this.”

She then said that the incident once again raises questions about Trump’s mental and moral fitness for the office of the presidency.

“This gentleman has a brain disorder,” she said. “And he needs to be checked out.”

Earlier in the interview, Wilson called Trump a “sick man” after she was told Trump accused her of fabricating his conversation with Johnson. Wilson insisted that she had proof of what Trump said, and noted that there were multiple people in the car with her who heard what Trump had said.

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She also promoted a GoFundMe page raising money to help pay the the Johnson children’s education.

Watch the full interview, split in two segments, below.

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3 out of 9 companies in one state have filed for bankruptcy since Trump promised to ‘bring back coal’

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President Donald Trump's promises to coal miners have fallen along with his other broken campaign promises. Another state is facing the harsh reality that Trump is not riding in on a white horse to save them.

According to Axios, three out of the nine coal companies in the Powder River Basin in northeastern Wyoming have filed for bankruptcy and another two companies are consolidating. Kentucky coal miners have been protesting Blackjewl, which filed for bankruptcy in July, withdrawing payroll dollars from miners' accounts. Little has been heard about the Wyoming workers as those companies crumble, however.

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‘Possible war in the Middle East’: Editor explains why Trump’s visa attack on Iran is ‘lame’ response to oil field bombing

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As the United States is searching for ways to draw down on decades-long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, serious conflicts might be afoot, one Daily Beast reporter told MSNBC Sunday.

World News editor Christopher Dickey told host Kendis Gibson he doesn't understand the point of barring Iranian diplomats from being able to come to the United Nations General Assembly meeting this fall. During a "Meet the Press" interview Sunday morning, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) said that the U.S. should deny the visas. The statement prompted Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to call her out for "warmongering," and said she was out of touch with Americans who don't want to get into another costly Middle East war.

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Why you should sell your house now — and not wait for the climate to change

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Cities across the United States are already seeing the impacts of climate change. Sea levels are on the rise in Miami, Florida, where ocean waters creep into the streets, even when it isn't raining. Massive wildfires have taken out whole neighborhoods in California and in Alaska, about 2.5 million acres have burned since July 3. Wildfires there are getting worse, according to experts.

The problem of climate change has reached a dangerous level for some homeowners in areas that are no longer insurable. In Miami, for example, the "street-level" is now considered the basement and insurers are dropping coverage for basements. According to the Daily Beast, at least 340,000 California homeowners lost their property insurance coverage between 2015 and 2018 because the wildfires are getting worse and companies don't want to pay out when homes are destroyed.

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