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‘Shame on them!’ Ana Navarro pummels Republicans heaping praise on Trump for ‘buttering up’ Kim Jong-un

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Republican strategist Ana Navarro on Wednesday pummeled GOP lawmakers who are bending over backwards to praise President Donald Trump for his recent North Korea summit.

Reacting to the way that many of her fellow Republicans relentlessly attacked former President Barack Obama for meeting with Cuban leader Raul Castro, Navarro said she was willing to criticize both Obama and Trump for meeting with dictators.

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“People who are today saying they are okay with trump palling around with a North Korean dictator that oppresses his people, but two years were criticizing Obama, shame on them and vice versa,” she said.

Navarro also slammed Trump for heaping effusive praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying that Trump “buttered him up like a butterball turkey.”

While Trump supporter Scott Jennings tried to shame Navarro by saying she should be “rooting for America,” she wasn’t having any of it.

“I root for American values,” she shot back. “I will not compromise because them because there is a Republican in the White House.”

At the end of the segment, Navarro said that political tribalism was responsible for the blatant hypocrisy of the GOP.

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“When my guy does it, it’s okay,” she said, summarizing the GOP’s position. “When the other guy does it, it’s terrible.”

Watch the video below.

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White House adviser clashes with CNN host over stop and frisk: It was less racist when Trump supported it

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