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Trump’s personal physician accused of drunkenly banging on a female employee’s door

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White House physician Ronny Jackson. Image via AFP.

President Donald Trump’s personal physician and nominee to head the department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of drunkenly banging on the door of a female employee in 2015 — an incident witnessed by four people.

CNN reported Tuesday night that during the incident, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson’s behavior was so cacophonous “that the Secret Service stopped him out of concern that he would wake then-President Barack Obama,” one source said.

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Two other sources who worked for the White House Medical Unit corroborated the claim, with one saying that it was “definitely inappropriate, in the middle of the night,” and that it made the employee in question uncomfortable.

According to CNN’s sources, “the incident was reported up the chain of command, and it is one of multiple drunken episodes involving Jackson on overseas trips.”


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Trump claims he is ‘not running scared’ — but says he may have to do 5 rallies a day: report

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President Donald Trump said he may increase the amount of time he spends campaigning following his second event of the day in Arizona.

CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller reported on Trump's comments to reporters.

"“I’m not running scared,” Trump claimed.

“I think I’m running angry, I’m running happy and I’m running very content," he argued.

He went on to say he might "go to 5" rallies a day.

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New data shows how Fox News may be keeping Republicans away from voting

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On Monday, writing for The Washington Post, columnist Greg Sargent outlined the results of a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute, suggesting Fox News' messaging is actually turning people off one of the easiest and most convenient forms of voting — putting President Donald Trump's re-election in jeopardy.

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Trump ‘engaged in incitement to domestic terrorism’ — no wonder he’s losing Michigan: Heilemann

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What will Trump do between now and Election Day, and what is he willing to do if he loses on Election Day, asked MSNBC's John Heilemann when talking to host Nicolle Wallace on Monday.

Wallace noted that on Sunday night, Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on "60 Minutes," where he explained he couldn't even take a walk with his wife without having security because of the attacks he's getting from the right-wing.

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