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Trump spokesperson throws Scott Pruitt under the bus after disastrous Fox interview: ‘I can’t speak to the future’

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White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley on Thursday refused to defend EPA Director Scott Pruitt after his disastrous interview with Fox News correspondent Ed Henry.

During an appearance on Fox News, Gidley was asked about the recent reports that President Donald Trump could fire Pruitt.

“I can’t speak to the future of Scott Pruitt,” Gidley admitted. “I can just talk about where we are now. And that is that the White House is aware of these reports [of alleged corruption]. We’re obviously looking into those. We don’t have any announcements as regards to staffing right now. But we’re aware. And we believe that some of these questions need to be answered.”

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“What is it that you’re aware of?” Fox News host Sandra Smith asked the White House spokesperson.

“Well, we’ve seen the reports,” Gidley replied. “I mean, Ed Henry did an interview [on Fox News] obviously last night. You played a clip of it there. We’ve seen it. We know some of the news reports that have come out in some of the publications chronicling issues going on over there [at the EPA].”

Gidley insisted that Trump demands “the highest level of ethics” from all of his staffers.

“But in the meantime, we’re looking into this,” he said. “Because the president wants that level of accountability.”

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“Has Scott Pruitt been maintaining the highest ethical standards?” Smith pressed.

“We’re looking into this,” Gidley repeated. “There’s process in place to review some of these actions. We’re doing that. But right now, I do have no staff announcements.”

Watch the video below from Fox News.

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‘Do a lot of stupid sh*t as quickly as possible’: Ambassador Power breaks down ’The Trump Doctrine’

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The former ambassador to the United Nations explained "The Trump Doctrine" during a Friday evening interview with comedian Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time."

Samantha Power, the author of the new book, The Education of an Idealist, was asked by Maher about the foreign policy mantra of the Obama administration.

"Obama's foreign policy doctrine was famously summarized as 'don't do stupid sh*t," Maher noted. "Trump's, of course, is 'Do stupid sh*t.'"

"Do stupid sh*t as quickly as possible," Power clarified.

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‘Brett Kavanaugh’s penis is back in the news’: Bill Maher breaks down the latest Supreme Court scandal

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HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher broke down the latest scandal facing the United States Supreme Court.

"Brett Kavanaugh's penis is back in the news," Maher said. "The New York Times kind of tripped over his dick on this one."

Maher suggested the report reflects poorly on Kavanaugh's manhood.

"The problem is the woman, the victim, has no recollection of it happening -- which isn't really a ringing endorsement of his penis," Maher said.

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‘It’s all up to Republicans’: Columnist wonders when the GOP will stand up to Trump

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President Donald Trump's burgeoning scandal with Ukraine has one columnist wondering when Republicans will put country before party.

"I was going to write today about how House Democrats are handling the impeachment question. But the truth is, it’s largely irrelevant. As long as Republicans are united in opposition, President Donald Trump will stay in office," Bloomberg Opinion columnist Jonathan Bernstein wrote. "That’s not to say that there aren’t bad and worse choices for Democrats, but they’re not the ones who have the real decision to make."

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