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Speaking with a TMZ street correspondent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) blamed the recent recipients of mail bombs — which include former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and actor Robert DeNiro — of reaping what they have sown.

Saying he wasn’t personally concerned about what was going on, Gingrich first glibly dismissed the threat, saying, “I have faith in God.”

Asked whether he believed President Donald Trump’s “rhetoric” might have increased the threats, the Republican replied, “Well, you mean like Congressman [Maxine] Waters (D-CA) comments saying they should drive Republicans out of public [view]?”

“That kind? Or the former Attorney General [Eric Holder] saying they should kick Republicans when they are down?” he continued.

Asked about Trump attacking the “mainstream media,” Gingrich smiled and said, “The mainstream media have often earned it.”

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Pressed on whether Trump should be ratcheting up his attacks in light of the mail bombs, Gingrich replied, “I don’t think there is a direct connection between Trump and the people (inaudible). Look, the people you are talking about have been people who have been very hostile to conservatives.”

“Very,” he added for emphasis.

Watch the video below via TMZ:

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Trump’s ‘craziness’ will drive Mexico to find other sources of soybeans — permanently hurting US farmers: Ex-diplomat

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President Donald Trump believes he has worked out a killer trade deal with Mexico and Canada -- but one former Mexican diplomat tells Storm Lake Times columnist Art Cullen that the damage done to the relationship between the countries will have lasting ramifications for years to come.

Jorge Guajardo, who served for six years as Mexico's ambassador to China, recently explained to Cullen that Trump's erratic behavior has shown his country that it must look for other major trading partners so it doesn't run the risk of getting burned by the United States again.

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Yale psychiatrist: Trump using racism as a coping mechanism as his mental state rapidly deteriorates

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the young congresswomen of color nicknamed "The Squad," after he was criticized for saying the women should go back to their own countries, even though all four are U.S. citizens. Now, he's doubling down.

On Twitter Wednesday he called the women "left-wing cranks." He added that they were free to leave if they don't like America.

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This word is the single biggest tipoff that Trump is lying

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President Donald Trump exhibits a verbal tic that gives away some of his biggest whoppers.

The president tells demonstrable lies on a daily basis, but it's a "flashing red light" that he's lying when he recounts someone calling him "sir," according to CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale.

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