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White House strategy meeting erupted when Corey Lewandowski yelled at everyone in the room: report

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A White House meeting about strategy for the mid-term elections erupted in a noisy argument when former manager to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign Corey Lewandowski bawled out presidential advisers and accused the White House of being too “insular,” said a late-breaking story in the New York Times on Thursday.

Maggie Haberman spoke to unnamed officials who were at the Wednesday meeting, which was reportedly attended by Lewandowski, Pres. Trump, White House chief of staff John Kelly, senior advisor Kellyanne Conway, communications director Hope Hicks and White House political director Bill Stepien.

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Lewandowski railed against the Republican National Committee and Mr. Stepien’s operation, while one attendee said, “Mr. Lewandowski lashed out at nearly every department but the political shop.”

“Mr. Lewandowski called the White House team too insular, and he said it had done little to tend to fellow Republicans or to conduct outreach with outside groups and supporters,” the Times said.

Trump — reportedly stinging from dual losses by candidates he endorsed in Virginia and Alabama — appeared to agree with Lewandowski’s dressing-down of the president’s circle of advisers, although Kelly was reportedly “put off” by the former campaign manager’s statements.

Lewandowski and Stepien squared off after the meeting outside the Oval Office, then “continu(ed) the exchange elsewhere on the White House grounds. They eventually reached a cordial place, three people briefed on the exchange said.”

Stepien reportedly called America First Policies on Thursday morning — the pro-Trump PAC that currently employs Lewandowski — and asked that their attorney appear at all future briefings with Lewandowski.

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WATCH: DC protesters turn over ‘agitator’ to police — then the agitators try to start a fight with cops

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Protesters in Washington, D.C. were captured on video handing over an agitator to police, while other agitators in paintball tactical gear appeared to try and start fights with police.

Former FBI assistant director of counterintelligence, Frank Figliuzzi, revealed that his former colleagues and law enforcement he knows recognize that far-right agitators are attempting to start significant conflicts between police and protesters.

"There is a minimal presence of Antifa, but a far more disturbing presence of right-wing race-based hate groups, such as the Boogaloo Boys who think there will be a race-based civil war coming," he said on MSNBC.

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Trump could use Antifa conspiracy theories to ‘investigate his political opponents’: Ex-FBI assistant director

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According to former FBI assistant director for counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi, there are far more white supremacists and anti-government agitators infiltrating the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests than Antifa. He fears Trump will use Antifa as an excuse to investigate his political opponents.

Speaking to MSNBC on Sunday evening, Figliuzzi told host Brian Williams that his sources in law enforcement are telling him that President Donald Trump doesn't have his facts straight on Antifa.

"We're seeing components of legitimate frustrated protesters responding to Mr. Floyd's demise and others," explained Figliuzzi. "Then we are seeing people who are exploiting this for their own purposes, and some of them are more than just opportunistic criminals. Some of them are organized, and some of them have diverse agendas but are coming together to wreak havoc. And I think what we need to pay attention to here is what we have evidence of, what we don't have evidence of, and what we're hearing from the White House and the attorney general."

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Trump criticized as ‘most cowardly tough guy’ for Twitterstorm while being rushed to protective underground bunker

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Twitter couldn't help but notice that President Donald Trump was talking tough while hiding in his underground bunker.

The New York Times reported Sunday that Trush was rushed to the underground bunker that has only been used during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks when passenger planes were headed to Washington, D.C. Trump, by contrast, didn't experience a terrorist threat, a few hundred protesters surrounded the White House complex, which is blocked off by several fences and surrounded by Secret Service and police.

It was something that many noticed contrasted with former Vice President Joe Biden, who spent Sunday listening to the concerns from protesters on the streets of his hometown.

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