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‘Blame America first’: Ex-Russia ambassador shreds Trump for cozying up to Putin

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The former U.S. ambassador to Russia slammed President Donald Trump’s “ridiculous” rhetorical attacks on the European Union and other American allies.

Trump aggravated NATO allies during last week’s summit, described the EU as a “foe” and Russia as a competitor — and is meeting privately Monday with Vladimir Putin.

“Just really disappointing,” said Michael McFaul, the Russian ambassador under President Barack Obama. “The EU is not our foe — that’s ridiculous. Most of the countries in NATO are also in the European Union, they are our allies and partners.”

McFaul also called out Trump for blaming the U.S. for poor relations with Russia.

“The president also tweeted that America is at fault, blame America first for the tensions in U.S.-Russia relations,” McFaul said. “Not mentioning the fact that Russian annexed territory in Crimea and sparked a war — 10,000 people have died in Eastern Ukraine. Not mentioning he supports this brutal dictator in Syria where half a million people died, and not mentioning the fact he violated our sovereignty in 2016.”

“So all of those things, in my view,” he added, “are the reasons why there’s tensions in U.S.-Russia relations. For President Trump to just insinuate as he just did in his initial remarks today, well bygones — let’s forget about all that stuff and move on because I want a great relationship with you, Putin. That’s just not serving America’s national interest, in my view.”

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Trump says attacks on oil tankers ‘very minor’

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President Donald Trump downplayed recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that Washington blames on Iran and noted that the United States is less dependent on energy supplies from the region.

"So far, it?s been very minor," Trump told Time magazine in an interview released Monday.

However, Trump said he accepts the US intelligence assessment that Iran is behind the explosions that damaged the hulls of Norwegian and Japanese tankers.

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Tomi Lahren melts down over popularity of new Ocasio-Cortez documentary: ‘What the hell is going on?!’

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Fox News' Tomi Lahren had a furious meltdown on Tuesday over the popularity of Netflix's documentary "Knock Down the House," which follows multiple Democratic presidential candidates over the course of the 2018 midterm campaign, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

After showing a trailer for the documentary, Lahren angrily denounced Ocasio-Cortez and her Green New Deal, which Lahren falsely claimed would ban cows.

Lahren then fumed that the documentary "somehow" won the Audience Award at this year's Sundance Film Festival, while also getting a "100 percent approval rating" from critics listed on the movie-rating website RottenTomatoes.com.

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Ex-GOP congressman: Kyle Kashuv’s racist and anti-Semitic remarks are ‘exactly what we see’ from mass shooters

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Former Republican U.S. Congressman David Jolly is blasting conservatives defending 18-year old Kyle Kashuv, and warning them that the remarks the Parkland massacre survivor are similar to those made by mass shooters themselves.

Kashuv drew massive right wing support on Monday after revealing that two weeks ago Harvard rescinded their offer of admission after learning of comments he made when he was 16. Among them, writing the "N" word 11 times in a row on a group Google document, saying a fellow student, a girl, liked "N*gg*rjocks," and – which has not been widely reported, wrote, “fuck the Jews” and “kill the fucking Jews.”

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