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‘It’s absurd to think the FBI is a den of lefty liberals’: CNN’s Camerota shuts down ex-Trump adviser’s FBI smears

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A former adviser to President Donald Trump saw his talking points about anti-Trump bias at the FBI shot down by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota who had to remind him that special counsel Robert Mueller made changes in personnel investigating the president months ago.

Appearing on New Day on Tuesday morning, ex-Trump adviser Michael Caputo stated that he doesn’t think that Trump will fire Mueller and the president has successfully cast doubt on the whole investigation.

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“President Trump is taking aim at top officials in the FBI in a series of tweets over the holiday weekend and the president and Republicans argue the FBI is politically biassed. Is this the strategy of the Trump administration now?” the CNN host asked Caputo.

“I said all along the president is not going to fire Mueller, and I think the president is taking it upon himself — I think successfully — pointing out the very obvious bias that some members of the investigation and former members of the investigation you have,” Caputo offered.

“The former members– when you say Robert Mueller has to get control of it, hasn’t he?” Camerota pressed. “He reassigned the folks. He saw a tweet that seemed to be anti-Trump and reassigned them and got them off the investigation.”

“Right, text messages, between two members that were having an affair,” Caputo responded. “And then you have a senior member of the investigation sending similar e-mails to Sally Yates, the former member of the Department of Justice and attending Hillary Clinton’s victory party, you know,” before adding that the investigation should only continue if there is proof that there is no more “bias” in the agency.

“Listen, Michael,” the CNN hoist interrupted. “It’s just absurd on its face to think that the FBI is a den of lefty liberals. It just doesn’t hold water.”

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“As you know, the people leading the investigation are Republicans and the FBI is a crime-fighting organization where I think, if you did a poll, most people would say they were Republicans,” Camerota continued. “It’s just not the lefty organization the president is painting it as.”

Caputo and Camerota later battled over Trump’s tweets attacking the FBI, with the ex-White House adviser saying Trump was make the American public feel better that the investigation is not being tainted by bias, and Camerota firing back stating Trump is trying to to intimidate witnesses and attacking FBI personnel on a personal level.

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Colbert names Trump’s siege on DC the ‘Tinyman Square’ incident

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It wasn't quite Tiananmen Square, where a still-unknown number of Chinese protesters were murdered by the government in 1989, but it was the closest thing President Donald Trump managed to score this week.

After watching the footage of the military tear gas, beat and shoot at protesters so Trump could march from the presidential bunker to St. John's Church for the cameras.

"It was like Tiananmen Square," Colbert deemed. "Except, in Trump's case, Tinyman Square."

Trump claimed on "The Fox & Friends" that no one was tear-gassed, so it's unclear what was stinging people's eyes and making them cough, choke and tear up. The Park Police released a statement saying it wasn't tear gas. While the moment was captured on video from dozens of different camera angles, one protester actually grabbed a canister of Oleoresins Capiscum, or "OC," the gas that was used.

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Vladimir Putin must love watching the US fall apart: columnist

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New Yorker columnist Susan Glasser made the astute observation that if Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to destabilize the United States with the election of President Donald Trump, he's clearly achieved his objective.

It was reported in March that Russian intelligence services are working to incite violence using white supremacist groups to try and sow racial chaos in the United States ahead of the November election.

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Conservative columnist links all Republicans to the attack on Lafayette Square

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Monday afternoon, President Donald Trump decided to walk across Lafayette Square for a photo-op. To get there, however, it took an outright battle with mounted park police, police covered in body armor and rattled Secret Service members who had just rushed the president to the bunker several nights before. Armed with semi-automatic weapons and military gear, they staged a siege on Lafayette Square against unarmed hippies, woke whites and people of color, again, forced to fight for justice.

Writing for the Washington Post Wednesday, conservative columnist Max Boot attacked Attorney General Bill Barr, who accepted responsibility for demanding that demonstrators be tear-gassed, beaten and shot with rubber bullets. Like Bull Conor ordering fire hoses on students marching in Birmingham, Alabama, Barr's attack on Lafayette Square for a photo-op proved he is willing to do what it takes to stroke the fractured ego of a president forced to cower in a bunker.

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