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Ex-GOP voters flay Trump on CNN while declaring they will ‘vote down the line against Republicans’ in midterms

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Appearing on a CNN segment over a battleground Colorado district that is seeing the GOP incumbent fighting an uphill battle to hold onto his seat, two former Republican voters said they have abandoned the party over President Donald Trump and will vote a straight Democrat ticket in November.

Speaking with CNN correspondent Dana Bash, Colorado 6th District voters John and Meredith (last name unclear) said that they were Republicans but left the party out of disgust with Trump.

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“There are some Democrats I like and some Republicans I like, but I am pretty much voting all blue,” explained Meredith who claims she re-registered as an independent while acknowledging it would be a protest vote.

According to John, he is leaning Republican and admits he likes the incumbent, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), but “my disappointment in the president is so much I might vote down the line against Republicans.”

“You might do that?” Bash asked.

“I might,” he replied.

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‘It’s not a both sides thing’: CNN host battles Trump aide over hydroxychloroquine misinformation

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CNN host Jim Sciutto took on White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday about his evangelism of the drug hydroxychloroquine.

During an interview with Navarro, Sciutto noted that Assistant Health and Human Services Secretary Brett Giroir had recently said that there is no benefit in taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent or treat COVID-19.

"Given your past public support for it," Sciutto said, "is it time for the administration to focus on proven treatments for COVID rather than one that has not been proven?"

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Oklahoma teacher threatened by COVID-19 regrets vote for Trump — and blasts his ‘failure of leadership’

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On Monday, CNN spoke with Nancy Shively, an Oklahoma special education teacher who wrote for USA TODAY that she regrets her 2016 vote for President Donald Trump.

"You spoke strongly and with feeling in this editorial," said anchor Jim Sciutto. "You said you fear now with the pandemic, you may have 'signed your own death warrant.' That's a remarkable thought to express."

"Well, just watching the failure of leadership in our country, beginning with the president, over the course of this pandemic, it's not just my death warrant I might have signed, but there's 150,000 Americans who are dead because of this," said Shively. "I have to take responsibility for my personal vote that enabled that."

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‘It was pure BS’: CNN busts Trump for fabricating a health care plan ‘out of thin air’

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CNN's John Avlon and John Berman on Monday busted President Donald Trump for promising that he would sign a mysterious new health care plan that still has never come to fruition.

In his latest "Reality Check" segment, Avlon noted that Trump has been promising to replace the Affordable Care Act with a "great" health care plan for the last four years, but that he still hasn't come up with anything.

In fact, as Avlon documented, Trump has only sought to undermine the law in court with his push to have the Supreme Court strike it down entirely.

"This is the old arsonist-as-a-firefighter routine, with possibly your life on the line," he commented.

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