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‘How dare you!’: Watch practicing Catholic Joan Walsh nail ex-Trump staffer who accuses her of being anti-religion

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CNN contributor Joan Walsh laid waste to a conservative who attacked her for being anti-religion during a panel discussion.

Walsh explained that she was raised Catholic and is still a practicing Catholic and she found it offensive that a conservative’s solution to the shooting is merely to “pray” instead of working to fix problems.

“I understand what happened, I understand that, and I think we all need to step back for a second, tone down the rhetoric ourselves, allow the president’s opportunity tomorrow to make more thorough remarks, but recognize in many cases we’re putting our faith in people, when we should be putting our faith in God,” proclaimed former White House legislative aide Marc Short.

Walsh began by saying that Americans can pray all they want, but she was cut off by Short. When she began again she explained that she believes in God but many don’t and they’re entitled to their own beliefs. For them, they “believe in the goodness of one and other.”

“To tell people to pray because we have a man in the White House who can’t find it within himself to do the decent thing and tone this down, that’s really disrespectful, Marc. You didn’t mean that,” Walsh schooled the Trumpster.

But Short took her comments and turned them into an attack on religion using senior Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway’s spin from earlier in the day.

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“I think a few minutes ago, I was encouraging prayer and Joan said she thought that was offensive to the agnostics and atheists in our country,” Short alleged.

As the text above can attest, Walsh said nothing of the sort, but it didn’t matter to Short, who decided it was time to play the victim.

“Are you kidding?” Walsh responded.

“It’s a double standard,” he claimed. “No I’m being quite factual with the comments you just gave.”

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“My comments contributed to an anti-religious atmosphere? How dare you!” she shot back.

“That was offensive,” Short claimed about Walsh’s demands for believing in “the goodness of one and other.”

“You really need to watch yourself, because that was offensive,” Walsh said.

It devolved into chaos from there.

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MSNBC guest ridicules Trump-fan Steve Cortes as possible Sarah Sanders replacement: ‘He’s a nut — have you seen him on TV?’

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Discussing the departure of Donald Trump's spokesperson Sarah Sanders from the White House, an MSNBC panel surveyed her possible replacements with one ridiculed for his appearances on TV defending the president.

Speaking with "AM Joy" fill-in host Jonathan Capehart, The Beat DC editor Tiffany Cross shot former Trump associate Stever Cortes -- a regular on CNN -- down as a possible candidate.

"There are names that are out there," Capehart suggested. "[Meliania Trump spokesperson] Stephanie Grisham and Hogan Gidley and Steve Cortes."

Pointing out that Grisham is the most likely contender, and the Trump would probably prefer a woman, Cross called out Cortes for his TV appearances.

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‘It’s voter discouragement’: Jake Tapper says Trump efforts to curb Dem votes doesn’t count as ‘suppression’

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CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday disagreed with the notion that President Donald Trump and Russians tried to "suppress" Democratic votes by engaging in what he called large-scale voter "discouragement."

During a panel discussion on CNN, Democratic analyst Jennifer Granholm slammed Trump's campaign for "voter suppression."

"The thing that concerns me about the launch, Jake, of this new — of his re-election [campaign], he has already raised $100 million," Granholm said of Trump. "His campaign manager, Brad Parscale, who ran the digital campaign last time around, said that this time this campaign is going to be bigger, better and badder."

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Conservative columnist Max Boot: ‘It’s reality that’s pushing for impeachment’

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Max Boot, a conservative columnist for The Washington Post, argued on Sunday that "reality" is "pushing for impeachment."

On CNN's Reliable Sources program, host Brian Stelter asked if it is the media's fault that the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump has become a topic of discussion.

"Journalist are doing their jobs and reporting the facts," national security analyst Samantha Vinograd insisted. "I don’t think that putting the press in one basket is helpful. Trump does that, but we shouldn’t do that."

Boot said that attacking the media over impeachment amounts to "blaming the messenger."

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