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Andrea Mitchell hits Trump for claiming Russia backs Democrats: ‘We’re in serious Alice in Wonderland territory’

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MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell suggested on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s claim that Russia is helping Democrats win elections is “Alice in Wonderland territory.”

In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump attempted to sound tough on Russia while arguing that the Kremlin is attacking American elections to help Democratic candidates, not Republicans.

“We are now in serious Alice in Wonderland territory,” Mitchell said on her Tuesday MSNBC program.

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Former CIA officer Ned Price pointed out that Trump is “half right.”

“We have to hand it to President Trump, we have a comedian in chief on our hands,” Price explained. “He is half right in that we know the Russians are going after the midterms. We have heard that.”

“We’ve heard that from all the intelligence officials,” Mitchell observed.

“But we also know that what’s given Vladimir Putin the green light to do that is Donald Trump himself,” Price added. “Had Donald Trump been forceful in his interactions, not just Helsinki last week but his multiple interactions, his phone calls with Vladimir Putin, had he been forceful and passionate and said, ‘We know what you’re up to, we will not countenance this, this will not stand, I think there would be a much greater chance that the Russians would stand down if they knew the consequences.”

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“But what Donald Trump very clearly signaled to Vladimir Putin again last week as he’s done in his previous interactions is that there will be no consequences, that this is open season for you, because I am president and I will side with you over my own intelligence community,” he concluded.

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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Pete Buttigieg says ‘statistically’ we’ve already had a gay president — meet President James Buchanan

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In an interview with Axios, Mayor Pete Buttigieg said that "statistically" it makes sense that out of the 45 presidents in American history, one of them was LGBT. Statistics aside, the reality is that former President James Buchanan has prompted historians to question.

The moment came when the Axios HBO show questioned what the young mayor would do when he's attacked for being "too gay."

"Republicans claimed that John Kerry was a traitor in Vietnam. That Barack Obama was a Muslim. If you were to win the nomination, they'll say you're too young, too liberal, too gay to be commander-in-chief. You are young. You are a liberal. You are gay. How will you respond?" asked Mike Allen.

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New biographer claims she knows how Kim Jong Un will die

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A new biography about Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield is uncovering many of the unique moments in the childhood of the North Korean dictator. But one piece that isn't included in the book is her prediction for how the leader will die.

In a CNN interview with Brian Todd, Fifield explained that Kim's chain-smoking, drinking and consumption of rich and fatty foods would likely be his undoing. She doesn't anticipate he'll ever have a coup d'etat, but he could probably have a heart attack.

Other shocking observations she made include that Kim's parents had to bring in children so that he would have someone to play with him, effectively meaning his "friends" were paid for.

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