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MSNBC panel flabbergasted by Trump’s ‘perverse’ attack on Christine Ford

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In the past week, President Donald Trump has largely abstained from attacking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

But in a pair of tweets this morning, Trump defended Kavanaugh and insinuated that if the accusations were true, Ford and her family would have reported the assault to police when she was 15 years old:

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As an MSNBC panel tried to process the president’s reaction in real time, host Stephanie Ruhle couldn’t wrap her head around how a US president could be that insensitive to teenager’s sexual assault. She observed that characterizing the president’s tweets as offensive, but “not going over the line” shows just how much our standards have shifted.

After the first tweet, Ruhle pointed out that “binders full of women”—Mitt Romney’s ill-advised plan to increase gender diversity—was once seen as a sexist gaffe.

“Right up to the line was binders full of women a few years ago,” Ruhle said. “Just get your head around that.”

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After the second tweet, an even more flabbergasted Ruhle recalled that once upon a time, President Obama’s tan suit was deemed unpresidential.

“Just for one second. Again. I cannot believe that we’re categorizing the as ‘he’s going up to the line.’ Have things become so perverse that that hasn’t gone over the line? Remember the tan suit that got attacked?”

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Pelosi slaps Trump with a backhanded compliment: ‘He’s a great distractor — that’s what this is about’

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of making a racist attack on four U.S. congresswomen to distract from failures in his administration.

At a press conference, Pelosi told the reporters that lawmakers were "gentle" in condemning only Trump's tweets as "racist" in a recent vote.

"We weren't saying he is racist," she explained. "We were saying that the words that he used were racist."

"We all know the argument that could be made against us in terms of our philosophy, in terms of our priorities and the rest," Pelosi said. "And the president knows there are arguments that could be made against him and, therefore, he wants to distract from them."

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Talk show host absolutely destroys Trump-loving caller: ‘You’re on national radio having your pants pulled down!’

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A British talk show host completely flummoxed a caller who warned that four Democratic congresswomen attacked by President Donald Trump were trying to create a socialist country.

The caller, who identified himself as Stuart, called the representatives "left-wing extremists" who were trying to "change American politics from within," and LBC host James O'Brien pointed out that was what Trump promised he would do as president.

Stuart claimed Trump was restoring American capitalism after it was destroyed by Barack Obama, and O'Brien reminded the caller that a record streak economic expansion had begun well before the current president was in office -- which he flatly rejected.

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Trump flag ignites turmoil in gated California community

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A gated community in California has been engulfed in controversy after a woman displayed a Trump 2020 flag during a parade, reports CBS13.

The woman's mother, Elizabeth Wilder, says her daughter was treated unfairly when she unfurled the flag.

“She was booed in the parade for having that flag,” Wilder told the station.

The family insists it's a violation of the First Amendment. "Considering that it was the Fourth of July, and we were celebrating liberty, my daughter chose to fly the flag with the president’s name on it,” Wilder said.

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