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WATCH: Nicolle Wallace and Steve Schmidt rip Trump for engaging in ‘digital McCarthyism’ while ‘the world is boiling’

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Longtime Republican campaign guru Steve Schmidt joined MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace to decipher Michael Wolff’s new Fire and Fury book on President Donald Trump.

Wallace, the former White House communications director under President George W. Bush, pointed to a tweet by former Department of Justice spokesperson Matt Miller.

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“The difference in my mind is that nothing is sacred for this team. When you read through page after page of Michael Wolff’s retelling, and even the note about how this book came to be, things that were shared off the record — which is usually a tactic people like us, people like all of us deploy to sort of shed light — it was weaponized,” Wallace noted.

“This is still a team of people very much at war with one another,” Wallace noted.

“Absolutely,” Schmidt agreed. “Whether it’s Omarosa, whether it’s this newest feud in the reality TV show that’s the West Wing of the White House.”

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“We see the utterly shambolic nature of Donald Trump’s management style, the personalities of people who have positions of power around an office where life and death decisions are made,” Schmidt explained.

“We have a situation where the president is engaged in digital McCarthyism with his implications of the intelligence community as part of some kind of conspiracy, the deep state. We have revolution on the streets in Iran, we have his nuclear blustering with regard to North Korea, his antagonism toward another nuclear power, Pakistan,” Schmidt listed. “The world is boiling.”

“The president continues his assault on fundamental institutions of the government and, of course, we’re all distracted today by the never-ending soap opera of the quality of characters that surround this man in the Oval Office at a dangerous hour in the country,” Schmidt worried.

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Republicans in Congress are angry about Trump’s latest racist comments — but not because they’re racist

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There can be no denying that amid the firestorm from President Donald Trump tweeting that Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) should "go back where they came from," Republicans in Congress are upset.

However, as many of them make clear in conversation with reporters, the fact that these comments were racist is not the main reason they are angry at the president. Rather, they are frustrated that his comments are hogging the news cycle, which leaves them incapable of discussing their agenda — and of criticizing the agenda of the Democratic representatives he targeted.

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George Conway declares ‘Trump is a racist president’ in brutal Washington Post column

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Prominent Republican attorney George Conway blasted President Donald Trump in an op-ed published by The Washington Post on Monday evening.

Conway explained how he avoided thinking of Trump as a racist, despite the president's actions.

"No, I thought, President Trump was boorish, dim-witted, inarticulate, incoherent, narcissistic and insensitive. He’s a pathetic bully but an equal-opportunity bully — in his uniquely crass and crude manner, he’ll attack anyone he thinks is critical of him. No matter how much I found him ultimately unfit, I gave still him the benefit of the doubt about being a racist. No matter how much I came to dislike him, I didn’t want to think that the president of the United States is a racial bigot," he explained.

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‘He’s the one who hates our country’: Rep. Rashida Tlaib rips Trump’s ‘failed presidency’

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) ripped President Donald Trump for his "failed presidency" during an interview on CNN following her press conference with the three other young women of color in Congress known as "The Squad."

"You’re a child of immigrants here to the United States," CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer noted. "I’m a child of immigrants here to the United States as well. And all of us can relate specifically to what’s going on, because I’m sure you’ve heard basically most of your life go back where you came from."

"As you point out, you are the first of two Muslim women to serve in the United States Congress. Why do you think President Trump specifically chose to paint the two of you as disloyal?" Blitzer asked.

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