CNN on Wednesday explained the source of President Donald Trump’s latest unsubstantiated attack on former President Barack Obama.
Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning that the Obama administration had granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians as part of the nuclear deal.
CNN’s Oliver Darcy said Trump’s allegations appeared to have originated with an Iranian newspaper, which cited a cleric. The claims were later picked up by Fox News.
“The great thing is Fox News’ own commentator [former Obama State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf] told Fox News this sounds like BS. That’s an actual quote they included in their story and Fox News still ran with it, which is just really mind numbing,” he added.
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WATCH: Off-duty cop pulls gun on man for sitting in his parked car while black
A Tuscumbia, Alabama police officer is on leave after a video went viral that shows him pulling a gun on a black man who was sitting in his car, WAFF48 reports.
The video, which was posted to Facebook by Ryan Williams, shows a man claiming to be an off duty Tuscumbia police officer approach Williams who is sitting in a parked car, and ask him for his identification. The man claims he saw Williams driving recklessly, but according to Williams, who is the one filming the video, he was sitting in the motionless car the whole time.
Rev. Barber uses Bible to school Trump over crazed ‘Chosen One’ rant: ‘Quit your wicked life’
The Rev. William Barber on Thursday schooled President Donald Trump for declaring himself the "Chosen One," while also approvingly quoting a talk-show host who described him as the "Second Coming of God."
In response to a tweet from "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough that highlighted the president's messianic quotes, Barber quoted from the fourth chapter of the Book of Daniel, which describes the ruin of Babylon's King Nebuchadnezzar, a prideful ruler who bragged about the great city he had built.
"King Nebuchadnezzar... boasted, 'Look at this, Babylon the great! And I built it all by myself... to display my honor and glory!'" Barber wrote. "The words were no sooner out of his mouth than a voice out of heaven spoke, 'This is the verdict... your kingdom is taken from you.'"
70 US mayors issue scathing letter demanding Trump USDA call off effort to strip food stamps from 3 million people
"Executive action should not be used to hurt individuals, families, and communities."
In a letter Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, mayors from 70 cities across the country expressed their "strong opposition" to the Trump administration's proposed federal rule that could cut off food stamps for more than 3 million people.