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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.

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

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

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George Zimmerman announces lawsuit against Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren for $265 million

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The man who killed Trayvon Martin was never held accountable for his crime, but he's spent the years since his acquittal blaming other people for persistent problems in his life. The latest news on George Zimmerman is that he's suing presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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Germany to tighten screws on online hate speech

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With growing dangers from far-right extremist groups and torrents of threats against politicians, Germany is set to toughen online speech laws and tighten the screws on social networks.

Ministers in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government are expected to wave through a new package of measures on Wednesday, days after 12 men were arrested for planning deadly attacks on mosques, communicating in part via chat groups.

"In future, those who make threats or spread hate online will be prosecuted more toughly and more effectively," Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht said on her ministry's website.

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Trump may even pardon former Detroit mayor in November to score Black Michigan votes: Root editor

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One of the things President Donald Trump's pardons revealed Tuesday is that Trump isn't above using the judicial system for political purposes, said Jason Johnson, politics editor at "The Root."

In a panel discussion with MSNBC's Brian Williams, Johnson said that it's all indicative of a man who wants to believe that he is an all-powerful king of the United States.

"The goal is Donald Trump wants to use all of the sort of pardons and this commuting of sentences in order to create a commercial," he explained. "It's theater. 'I'm the benevolent king. I can put my thumb up or down like a powerful emperor. Look at all these people I can rescue.' And when he does that, and people come out like Rod Blagojevich, and they say, 'Oh, hey, I owe him this or I'm going to give school (sic) to that person,' it allows him to sort of demonstrate that he's got an imperial presidency."

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