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Trump barks out series of all-caps tweet rants after FBI raids attorney Michael Cohen

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President Donald Trump reacted angrily to news that the FBI raided the office of his attorney on Tuesday morning.

“Attorney–client privilege is dead!” the president wrote on Twitter in response to the raid on the office of attorney Michael Cohen. “A TOTAL WITCH HUNT!”

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Media Matters researcher Matt Gertz speculates that Trump’s reference to attorney-client privilege was inspired by a “Fox & Friends” segment in which host Brian Kilmeade said that the raid of Cohen’s office was designed “to get to the documents that many people thought violated attorney-client privilege.”

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Trump on Monday afternoon issued an angry rant in which he called special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election an “attack on our country.” This marks the first time, however, that Trump has addressed the Cohen raid on Twitter.


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Here’s how Trump’s ‘nasty’ jab at Kamala reveals his misunderstanding of women

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President Donald Trump has reprised one of his most common attacks on women — "nasty" — to describe Joe Biden's running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).

On Wednesday, writing for The New York Times, Katie Rogers broke down how the president's continual attacks on women in politics — combined with his characterization of women voters — reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of modern gender norms.

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Congresswoman criticizes Republican press guy for claim Black folks don’t care about Kamala Harris: Does he know any?

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Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) hilariously mocked former press secretary Ari Fleischer, who worked for former President George W. Bush's White House. Fleischer claimed Black people won't be that excited about Sen. Kamala Harris on the ticket.

"She's just not that historically exciting to African-Americans," said Fleischer speaking to Laura Ingraham during a Fox News appearance after the announcement.

During a conversation with MSNBC's Joy Reid, the host called Fleischer "a sort of a bygone era Republican voice" and asked Bass to listen to his comments.

"I wonder how many African-Americans," asked Bass, chuckling.

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Trump draws ridicule for press conference after Biden/Harris event: ‘Did someone give him a Valium?’

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On Wednesday, just as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) were winding down their first official joint campaign event, President Donald Trump kicked off his latest White House briefing.

As usual, the president triggered a round of mockery from social media.

A somnambulant Trump starts his August 12 press briefing with some casual xenophobia and then starts hyping the stock market pic.twitter.com/T4ObIke7qN

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 12, 2020

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