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Ex-DOJ official: Maybe Trump has the ‘mentality’ of a 4-year-old and can’t understand how Russia helped him

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Appearing on MSNBC on Thursday afternoon, former Justice Department spokesperson Matthew Miller wondered if President Donald Trump understands how much danger he is in when it comes to Russian involvement in his 2016 presidential campaign.

Speaking with host Katy Tur, Miller explained, “We talk a lot about why the president can’t separate Russian interference from collusion.”

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“Everyone has this theory that it is what his aides tell him because it undermines his election, “Miller continued. “You know, that might not be the reason. He knows what happened in the campaign, he knows what his advisers did, and he knows that there is no difference between interference and collusion.”

“We like to think that the president sometimes — that he has this sort of 4-year-old mentality about him,” he added, as host Tur began to talk over him.

“We want to hope that he didn’t collude or conspire with a foreign government,” Tur suggested. “We want to hope that that is not true.”

“At some point, that explanation just doesn’t hold up, ” Miller replied.

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“It doesn’t make any sense that someone doesn’t understand this very basic logical thing that there is a very basic difference between interference and collusion — unless he knows there is not a difference,” he smirked.

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"When will someone go to jail?" wondered mathematician and musician David C. Lowery. "That would stop this shit real fast."

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Former National Security Advisor John Bolton told a federal judge on Monday that his interests do not align with those of acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney.

"A long-simmering feud within the White House broke into the open on Monday as a lawyer for John R. Bolton, President Trump’s former national security adviser, filed a motion trying to keep Mick Mulvaney, the president’s acting chief of staff, from joining a lawsuit over impeachment testimony," New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker reported Monday.

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This Monday on Veterans Day, the White House fired off a tweet praising President Trump for "looking out for veterans." Among the achievements listed in the tweet was Trump's signing of the 2017 whistleblower protection act -- a point that Trump bellowed at, considering that the current scandal enveloping the White House was kicked off by a whistleblower.

"To think I signed the Whistleblower Protection Act!" Tump tweeted while highlighting the White House's post.

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