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Sam Nunberg once gave Trump a crash course on the Constitution — and things didn’t go well

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Sam Nunberg gained instant infamy Monday with a series of bizarre and possibly alcohol-fueled TV interviews challenging the special counsel probe, but he has previously made news for the wrong reasons.

The former campaign adviser was reportedly tasked with explaining the Constitution to Donald Trump shortly after he announced his run for president, and Nunberg told “Fire and Fury” author Michael Wolff the experience didn’t go well.

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“I got as far as the Fourth Amendment,” Nunberg told Wolff, “before his finger is pulling down on his lip and his eyes are rolling back in his head.”

Nunberg and his mentor, Republican dirty trickster Roger Stone, helped prepare Trump for his first Republican primary debate.

“I wasn’t there to teach the president the Constitution,” Nunberg said. “The president had a granular understanding of the Constitution, it was good enough. It was around eight days before the first debate and I didn’t want him to have any gotcha questions.”

Nunberg also admitted he “probably” called the president an “idiot” during a conversation with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, according to Wolff’s reporting.

“‘If you can get this idiot elected twice,’ Nunberg marveled, you would achieve something like immortality in politics,” Wolff reported.

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Nunberg tried to clarify that he was only being sarcastic and did not actually believe Trump is an idiot.

“I’m from New York and I’m very sarcastic,” Nunberg said. “I certainly probably said that but he’s by no means an idiot, at all.”

“I’m sure he’s used very colorful words about me in the past,” he added.

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Trump fired Nunberg twice, for the last time in August 2015, and he reportedly left the campaign aide at McDonalds because his custom burger order was taking to long.

“Leave him, let’s go,” Trump said, according to former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and deputy campaign manager David Bossie.

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House Intelligence report on Trump is scathing — but does anyone really care?

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‘Giuliani did all the wrong things’ on 9/11: Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett

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Janine Jackson interviewed the Village Voice’s Wayne Barrett about Rudy Giuliani and 9/11 for the August 17, 2007, episode of CounterSpin; that conversation was rebroadcast for the November 29, 2019, show. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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Saturday Night Live mocks Trump as an unpopular high school dork after disastrous NATO Summit

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday ridiculed President Donald Trump after he was laughed at by world leaders during a NATO Summit in London.

The skit featured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emanuel Macron as the cool kids at the NATO cafeteria, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempts to join their cliche.

Trump asked to sit at their table, but they suggested he sit with Latvia.

They said the seat was for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was then invited to join the cool kids table.

The skit included Johnson taping an "impeach me" sign to Trump's back.

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