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Trump is a ‘coward who is afraid of real conflict’: Ex-Trump supporter explains why Trump is distracting us

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On Monday, former Republican Max Boot called out President Donald Trump for “wagging the dog” and said the president’s attempt to distract the American people will not work, in a column for the Washington Post.

Boot said that President Trump often seeks to distract when he doesn’t get the praises he wished and called it “part of a pattern.”

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“Trump is clearly furious that he didn’t get the credit he thinks he deserves for a ‘Great meeting with Putin.’ Of course, not even his top aides know all of what was discussed or decided behind closed doors,” Boot wrote.

Boot then laid out President Trump’s attempt to distract the American people from his negative headlines about meeting with Vladimir Putin.

“His first attempt, on Friday, was to tweet about his favorite controversy: National Football League players kneeling during the national anthem,” he wrote.

“Try, try again. Hence his Sunday night threat against Iran. Coming from any other president, this out-of-the-blue, all caps, ultimatum would have led to suggestions that he’s hitting the bottle,” he said.

Boot went on to say that President Trump can’t handle real conflict. “The president loves to bluff, but, like many bullies, he is actually a coward who is afraid of real conflict.”

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‘Jarring’: PA Trump fans attack polls making so much noise poll workers couldn’t read instructions to voters

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One Pennsylvania polling place fell under a full out attack on those standing in line to vote and trying to cast a ballot on Saturday.

In a Twitter thread, Behavioral Economist Alex Imas explained that while he was casting his ballot on the outskirts of Philadelphia County, PA Saturday, a parade of semis and other cars surrounded the polling place, laying on their horns.

"I arrived just as polling place opened. Short line. Thought I'd be in and out in 20 minutes tops. Even w/ this short line, it took 2+ hours," he explained.

"Then the next Semi followed, then the 3rd," he continued. "A motorcade of semis, jeeps, and a few sedans drove down the road. All honking. All flying Trump 2020 flags. With people yelling out the window. This motorcade snaked around the polling place the entire time I was there (2 hrs)."

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Trump gives 9/11 first responders back the $3.3 million he took from health fund: GOP Congressman

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Rep. Peter King (R-NY) announced that the 9/11 first responders would get the $3.3 million back that President Donald Trump stole from the program that helped them with medical treatments.

Those at the Twin Towers site in the days following the terrorist attacks breathed in a series of toxic gasses and asbestosis, leading them to have a slew of health problems years later. A fund was set up to ensure that those heroes were always taken care of for the rest of their lives as they suffered through their final years.

“It’s a great victory for really deserving people,” King told the New York Daily News Saturday. "I mean this just never should have happened, but we fought hard, we got it done."

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Nuns at Trump rally appear uncomfortable reading their Bible as president runs over an hour late to event

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A group of three nuns appeared in the stands behind President Donald Trump's podium as they waited for him to arrive.

Trump was supposed to begin speaking at 4 p.m. in Circleville, Ohio, but as of 5 p.m. Trump hadn't yet arrived. Ohio was once considered a solidly red state when Trump won it with a margin of 8.13 percent. Trump is now only two to three points away from being beaten by Vice President Joe Biden in the state, according to polling averages.

The three sisters were seen waiting in the stands, crammed in with Trump voters in red shirts dancing and bouncing around. They looked uncomfortable and gathered instead to read their Bible together.

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