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Here are the 7 nuttiest moments in Trump’s weapons-grade crazy White House lawn press conference

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President Donald Trump on Friday went on the White House lawn and gave an absolutely bonkers impromptu press conference in which he spouted numerous falsehoods, absurdities and lies.

While it’s difficult to narrow down the craziest moments from the Trump press conference, here are seven particularly nutty moments.

1.) Trump says he wants “his people” to treat him the same way North Koreans treat dictator Kim Jong-un.

“He’s the head of the country — and he’s the strong head, don’t let anyone think anything different,” Trump said during an interview with Fox News’ Steve Doocy. “He speaks and his people sit up in attention. I want my people to do the same.”

2.) Trump says he’s kissing up to Kim because he doesn’t want him to nuke the United States. When asked by a reporter why he praised Kim so much despite his atrocious human rights record, Trump said, “I don’t want to see a nuclear weapon destroy you and your family.”

3.) Trump lies about Democrats being responsible for his own administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the United States border. “Democrats forced that law on the nation,” Trump falsely claimed.

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In reality, the separation of families is solely due to a policy change by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that insists on criminal prosecutions for any adults caught illegally entering the United States. Additionally, the administration is even separating children from people who are trying to legally enter the country through the asylum process.

4.) Trump says the DOJ Inspector General report “totally exonerates” him in the Mueller probe. In fact, the IG report had absolutely nothing to do with the Mueller probe or its findings.

5.) Trump says former campaign chairman Paul Manafort had “nothing” to do with his presidential campaign. Trump quickly backed off this statement by saying that Manafort only worked for his campaign for a “short period” of time. However, Manafort was essential to helping the Trump campaign secure delegates at the Republican National Convention in 2016, and he was present at the infamous Trump Tower meeting that Donald Trump Jr. arranged with Russian agents during the campaign.

6.) Trump says that “some people” say that former national security adviser Michael Flynn didn’t actually lie to the FBI. Trump himself has said that Flynn lied to the FBI and Flynn himself pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI last year.

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7.) Blames Obama for “giving away” Crimea — and refuses to blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for illegally annexing it. Trump blamed his predecessor for Russia’s decision to annex Crimea from Ukraine, and he reiterated his call for Russia to be invited back to the G7.

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Pentagon gives senators classified briefing on UFOs reported by the Navy

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While it might sound like something out of "The X-Files," Navy pilots have been seeing UFOs, and U.S. Senators now want to know what's happening.

According to Politico, three more senators met with Pentagon officials for a classified briefing Wednesday about encounters pilots are having with unidentified aircraft. It seems the Pentagon is getting more and more requests by officials with high clearances to figure out what's happening.

The crafts are, at their most basic, nothing more than "unidentified aircraft," and while it isn't likely they're little green men, there are some senators who might have concerns about whether these UFOs are actually a foreign adversary.

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Wall Street Journal issues blistering editorial asking Trump what the point is of a second term

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In a blistering editorial, the Wall Street Journal is asking President Donald Trump what the point of a second term is since he hasn't done anything in his first term.

During his rally in Orlando Tuesday, Trump repeated the same tired lines and same tired policies from 2016. The "Promises Made, Promises Kept" slogan shown over the crowd, yet the supporters didn't understand the irony.

"The most striking fact of his speech was how backward looking it was," the editorial board said. "Every incumbent needs to remind voters of his record, Mr. Trump more than most because the media are so hostile."

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‘Crosses a line’: New York Times publisher unleashes on Trump for accusing paper of ‘treason’

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On Wednesday, New York Times publisher A. G. Sulzberger wrote a blistering editorial in the Wall Street Journal, saying that President Donald Trump's latest attack on his paper "crosses a line."

First it was the "the failing New York Times." Then "fake news." Then "enemy of the people," wrote Sulzberger. "President Trump's escalating attacks on The New York Times have paralleled his broader barrage on American media. He's gone from misrepresenting our business, to assaulting our integrity, to demonizing our journalists with a phrase that’s been used by generations of demagogues. Now the president has escalated his attacks even further, accusing the Times of a crime so grave it is punishable by death.

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