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CNN’s Erin Burnett unloads on Trump’s ‘obsessive’ history about crowd size and Eagles visit: ‘It had nothing to do with patriotism!’

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CNN’s Erin Burnett opened her show by saying that patriotism had nothing to do with President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the Philadelphia Eagles visit, but that he was actually embarrassed about the crowd size on Tuesday.

“The reason he disinvited a Super Bowl team for the first time in American history, according to ESPN, is because he thought he would look bad,” Burnett said. “According to the White House, there were only between four and ten players who were going to attend. The White House says 81 promised to attend a week ago.”

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Burnett then went into President Trump’s history about obsessing over crowed sizes.

“If you can’t have the biggest crowd, well, maybe he takes his ball and goes home. As he did with the Eagles and as he has done before,” Burnett said. “One reason the president canceled the meeting with Kim Jong-un was reportedly because he was thinking Kim would cancel on him, and he wanted to do it first. It was because they were dropping out in droves, specifically in response to a white national attack in Charlottesville and his response to that so they started quitting.”

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GOP lawmaker sits in painful silence for four seconds after CNN’s Camerota schools him on impeachment

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Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) sat in painful silence for a full four seconds after CNN's Alisyn Camerota schooled him on the nature of impeachment inquiries.

During an interview on Monday, Camerota asked Davis if he thought it was appropriate for a president to ask a foreign government to help him investigate his domestic political opponents.

Davis said it was not, but then pivoted to saying that House Democrats didn't have enough evidence at the moment to justify holding an impeachment inquiry based on their knowledge of just the phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Kurds announce groundbreaking deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria

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Syria's Kurds have announced a groundbreaking deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey, as Ankara presses a deadly cross-border offensive that has sparked an international outcry.

The announcement on Sunday came as the United States ordered the withdrawal of almost its entire ground force in Syria.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the move to withdraw 1,000 US troops came after Washington learned that Turkey was pressing further into Syria than expected.

Turkey's relentless assault, which has seen air strikes, shelling and a ground incursion manned mainly by Syrian proxy fighters, has killed scores of civilians and fighters since its launch on Wednesday.

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Trump’s 2020 campaign distances itself from absurdly violent pro-Trump video

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A brutal video clip depicting Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters, the New York Times reported Sunday.

In the internet meme -- taken from a scene in the movie "Kingsman: The Secret Service" -- the US president's head is superimposed on a man opening fire at people whose faces have been replaced with the logos of outlets including CNN, the Washington Post and NBC TV.

As the rampage continues inside the "Church of Fake News", the Trump character strikes late senator John McCain on the back of the neck and torches the head of Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential rival.

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