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This reporter mocked Trump supporters as toothless ‘garbage people’ – and now conservatives are freaking out

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President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday featured an angry mob lashing out at the press. When a Politico reporter derided those lashing out at the press, conservatives lashed out online in offense.

From the media area, CNN’s Jim Acosta posted a video of the “sad scene we faced at the Trump rally in Tampa.”

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The video features a man in a “f*ck the media” T-shirt and three different people giving the middle finger.

Acosta said, “I’m very worried that the hostility whipped up by Trump and some in conservative media will result in somebody getting hurt.”

Veteran Florida politico reporter Marc Caputo retweeted Acosta’s video, adding, “if you put everyone’s mouths together in this video, you’d get a full set of teeth.”

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Breitbart News’ Joel Pollak claimed that Caputo’s tweet was, “why Americans hate the news media.”

At first, Caputo mocked those who took outrage over his comments on the oral hygiene of Trump’s Florida supporters.

Caputo mocked one critic by saying, “snowflake has a sad.”

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In another deleted tweet, Caputo wrote, “Oh, no! I made fun of garbage people jeering at another person as they falsely accused him of lying and flipped him off.”

“Someone fetch a fainting couch,” he joked.

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On Wednesday morning, Caputo apologized.

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‘I don’t care’: Watch Kamala Harris shut down Chris Hayes for asking a dumb question about Trump

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Sen. Kamala Harris shut down MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes during a post-debate interview on Tuesday evening.

Hayes questioned Harris about her call for Twitter to follow their terms of service and kick President Donald Trump off of the platform.

"Do you think he puts people’s lives in danger when he targets them in tweets?" Hayes asked.

"Absolutely," Harris replied.

"Do you think he knows that?" Hayes asked.

"Does it matter?" Harris replied.

"The fact is he did it. The fact is that he is irresponsible, he is erratic," she explained. "He is like a 2-year-old with a machine gun."

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2020 Election

Democrats blast Trump and demand his impeachment at CNN debate

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Democratic White House hopefuls united in searing condemnation of Donald Trump during their fourth debate Tuesday, saying the president has broken the law, abused his power, and deserves to be impeached.

From the opening moments, most of the dozen candidates on stage launched fierce broadsides against Trump over the Ukrainian scandal at the heart of the impeachment inquiry.

"The impeachment must go forward," said Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is neck and neck with former vice president Joe Biden at the head of the 2020 nominations race.

"Impeachment is the way that we establish that this man will not be permitted to break the law over and over without consequences," she thundered.

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Here are 3 winners and 4 losers from the CNN/NYT Democratic presidential primary debate

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Twelve Democrats took to the stage Tuesday night for yet another debate in the party's 2020 president primary hosted by CNN and the New York Times.

After only ten candidates qualified for the previous debate, an additional two — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and wealthy donor and former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer — made it to the stage this round for an even more crowded event.

The candidates discussed a range of important policy issues, but since the format was a debate, and they're all competing for the same nomination, it is ultimately most critical who won and who lost the night. Here are three winners and four losers — necessarily a subjective assessment, of course — from the debate:

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