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Trump supporters know he’s ‘a flawed human being’ — but ‘we just don’t care’

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Supporters are well aware of President Donald Trump’s personal flaws, but they freely admit they “don’t care.”

The Financial Times spoke to voters in Macomb County, Michigan, which was crucial in getting Trump elected, and found support for him there was as strong as ever.

“I am the ‘forgotten man’ that thrust Donald Trump into office, and the media elite and the hard left cannot stand it,” said Nelson Westrick, a 42-year-old autoworker. “I think there’s more Trump support now than before the election.”

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Westrick has given up on watching sports to back Trump’s attacks on athletes protesting racism.

“I am a very passionate sports fan, but I have cancelled the NFL network, I blocked ESPN, I don’t listen to sports radio now — and that’s all I used to listen to,” said Westrick, who has tattoos of several local sports teams on his calves.

Brian Pannebecker, a 58-year-old autoworker and anti-union activist, said he recognizes Trump’s character flaws but simply doesn’t care.

“(He is) a flawed human being, a narcissist, an egomaniac, he exaggerates, embellishes, but we true Trump supporters don’t care, we just don’t care, because … they are all liars and perverts and sex maniacs,” Pannebecker said. “Congress is full of them.”

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Pannebecker, who has praised former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, is confident that tax cuts and a promised infrastructure bill will get Trump re-elected in 2020.

“He may not get 50 percent of the vote again, but he will get re-elected,” Pannebecker said. “The only thing that could derail it is a moderate Republican candidate.”

Another autoworker, Chris Vitale, told the newspaper he had no regrets about the Trump presidency.

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“Last year at Christmas I was flying high because I felt like I got a present that I couldn’t believe, and I’m still flying high on that present,” he said.


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Rick Wilson obliterates Dems for letting Lewandowski get away with stonewalling: ‘So bad it makes me cringe’

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Anti-Trump Republican strategist Rick Wilson dropped the hammer on House Democrats Tuesday for letting Trump minion Corey Lewandowski make a mockery of their oversight powers.

After witnessing a House Judiciary Committee hearing that quickly devolved into a circus with Lewandowski stonewalling and evading questions, Wilson unloaded on Democrats for failing in their basic responsibilities in governmental oversight.

"This is outrageous contempt," Wilson wrote. "It isn't just that this scumbag Lewandowski is slapping the committee with it. This is a test, and the Democrats are going to fail it. They're so bad at this it makes me cringe."

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Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu losing election: reports

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In a surprising turn of events, exit polls in Israel show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu losing the election. The prime minister's voting block failed to reach a 61 seats majority in the Knesset.

According the to the Jerusalem Post, there is no clear winner in the election. However, Axios reports that Netanyahu has failed to secure a victory.

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Trump attacks the homeless for sleeping in ‘our best highways, our best streets’ and vows to ‘do something about it’

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an angry broadside against America's homeless population.

The Washington Post's Josh Dawsey reports that Trump, during a conversation with reporters, complained that homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings."

The president then said that people who live in these buildings pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige," and then vowed that "we'll be doing something about it."

Trump says homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings" where people pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige." Says he's speaking to tenants who "want to leave the country." He adds: "We'll be doing something about it."

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