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Michigan man who threatened to kill CNN employees ‘identified with Hitler’ — and is already out of jail

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Before Brandon Griesemer threatened the lives of CNN employees earlier this month came after he made similar calls to mosques and told his classmates he identified with Adolf Hitler. Nevertheless, he was released on bail the same day he was arrested.

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the 19-year-old from Novi, Michigan was not only inspired by President Donald Trump’s “fake news” crusade against the cable news network, but that he’d also intimated to classmates that he thought history’s portrayal of the Holocaust was “exaggerated” and had been known to make “disparaging remarks regarding Jewish individuals.”

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As The Intercept’s Shaun King noted, none of that information kept Griesemer from being arrested, booked and released on a $10,000 unsecured bail with enough time to get home before dinner that same night.

Griesemer reportedly made 22 calls to a publicly-listed number for the Atlanta-based media company within a two-day time frame earlier this month, four of which the FBI said included threats and some of which included racial epithets.

“Fake news,” the man said. “I’m coming to gun you all down.”

Though Griesemer is the first person to use “fake news” in a vigilante violence context, he joined the ranks of dictators who use the charge to justify imprisoning journalists. Many have noted in the wake of the 19-year-old’s threats that the president’s violent tweets about the network may have Griesemer.

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Newspapers line up to demand the impeachment of President Donald Trump

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So far, 52.3 percent of Americans believe that President Donald Trump should be impeached. Major newspapers are following the public outcry as well.

The Washington Post: ImpeachLos Angeles Times: ImpeachBoston Globe: ImpeachOrlando Sentinel: ImpeachPhiladelphia Inquirer: ImpeachUSA Today: ImpeachTampa Bay Times: Impeach

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Matt Gaetz compared top Florida leaders in history — who were actually respectable

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) made news Thursday when he went after former Vice President Joe Biden's son for past drug problems. While many families are fighting the drug war, Gaetz family faced a problem when he was pulled over by police just two years before running for office in Florida.

"I don’t want to make light of anybody’s substance abuse issues,” Gaetz said Thursday before making light of the younger Biden's substance abuse issues.

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) said it was the perfect example of the "pot calling the kettle black."

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Trump’s mental derangement suggests he experienced abuse in childhood: psychiatrist

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President Donald Trump's outlandish behavior is the result of childhood trauma that he has not worked through, "Couples Therapy" star Dr. Jenn Mann told TMZ.

"One, he's someone who gets triggered easily," she explained. "Two, he has terrible impulse control, very poor impulse control. Developmentally, his ability to control his impulses ... he's almost like a young child."

"Take me back to the childhood, what do you think caused this?" the reporter asked. "What caused -- this?"

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