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.
“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.
“When my guy does it, it’s okay,” she said, summarizing the GOP’s position. “When the other guy does it, it’s terrible.”
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Trump challenger unloads on GOP for canceling primaries in his home state: ‘What you see in third-world republics’
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During an interview with CNN's Kate Bolduan, Sanford accused the South Carolina GOP of acting more like apparatchiks for a dictatorship rather than a political party.
"I think is what you see in third-world republics, closer to what you see in a lot of places around the world where elections and debates are snuffed out based on raw political might," he charged.
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Speaking with host John Berman, Toobin explained that Lewandowski would be performing for the president during the hearing and lawmakers should expect combative answers when they get any answers at all.
"The White House is claiming privilege for everything beyond the information provided in portions of the [Mueller] report that have already been disclosed to the committee," Berman prompted. "Presumably Lewandowski will be able to answer questions for things that are in writing in the Mueller report, just nothing beyond that."
‘Not a single Republican reached out to ask what can we do’: Trump’s ‘my African-American’ fan blasts GOP
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In an interview with CNN's Don Lemon, Cheadle asked how any person of color could be part of a party that doesn't want them.
"Well, he and the party have just shown that they have no interest in any of group but white," said Cheadle. "Whites are the primary group. Everyone else may get crumbs. But his agenda is targeted towards benefitting whites. For the GOP as well. The GOP is they want to slash Social Security. They want to slash welfare. They don't say diddly-squat about cutting subsidies, loan guarantees, government contracts and whatever else for the wealthy. So they're all about themselves."