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‘Like a monkey watching a magic trick’: Seth Meyers mocks cable pundits for fascination over Trump Twitter discipline

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On Monday, cable news pundits reported about conflicting accounts about whether or not Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was fired or resigned.

Late night host Seth Meyers joked that the conflicting messaging sent the news media into a frenzy.

“CNN’s lower third should say: Something is happening (or is it),” Meyers joked.

Meyers continued to mocked cable news pundits for reporting on Trump’s tweets. After news broke that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault, cable news reported that Trump was showing “restraint” because he wasn’t tweeting about it.

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“Because he didn’t’ wake up at 5 a.m. to tweet, the media lavished him with praise. How can you keep falling for this retrained Trump act after 3 years?” Meyers said.

“You guys are like a monkey watching a magic trip. Except The money would eventually catch on?” he joked.

“It can get repetitive for me telling you every night that the president is a crazy idiot, but I’m not going to tell you he is cured just because he changed the pace.

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CNN panel mocks the White House for promoting a photo of Trump looking ‘subservient’ to Pelosi

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The White House posted a series of photos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Wednesday after their meeting, showing Pelosi being the only person in the room literally standing up to President Donald Trump. It was an image that baffled the mind of at least one CNN panelist as to why the Trump people would be promoting Pelosi.

According to reports from those who were in the room, the president flew off the handle after Pelosi quipped that it seems all roads lead back to Russia for this president. It was at that point that Trump called Pelosi a "third-grade politician," though presumably, he meant "third-rate," and the meeting broke apart.

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Max Boot calls BS on Republicans for trying to claim Syria is Nancy Pelosi’s fault because of impeachment

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President Donald Trump is conducting foreign policy like a 1980s television character, according to conservative Washington Post columnist Max Boot.

In a panel discussion about the letter Trump sent to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, Boot mocked Republicans for suddenly trying to claim that Trump's withdrawal from Syria was Speaker Nancy Pelosi's fault because of impeachment. It is unclear if Republicans are confessing the president is too distracted by impeachment to be making foreign policy decisions or if they are blaming Pelosi for military decisions.

"I mean there's a lot of really lame Republican talking points out there, Don," Boot said to CNN host Don Lemon. "But to suggest, as Rep. Liz Cheney and others have done that somehow Trump's inexplicable decision to give the Turks the green light to invade Syria — that was somehow the fault of Nancy Pelosi because of the impeachment process? What?"

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US military had to bomb our own base in Syria because of Trump’s mistakes — and one Republican is furious

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President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw in Syria in less than 24 hours put American troops at risk as they were being fired on by Turkey. However, according to the Wall Street Journal , the military was also forced to bomb our own military base.

Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who has been critical of Trump's decisions in the past months, pointed out the factoid in a tweet Wednesday evening, asking, "Is this the America you grew up believing in?"

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"On Wednesday, the U.S. military said two F-15E jet fighters carried out an airstrike to destroy an ammunition-storage facility, latrines, tents and other parts of the Syria headquarters of the American campaign to destroy Islamic State after pulling its forces from the base," reported The Journal.

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