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Trump on a ‘days-long tirade’ complaining that ‘no one is doing anything’ to end his legal peril: NBC

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Although President Donald Trump has been trying to maintain composure in public about his mounting legal woes, behind the scenes he is reportedly furious that he is being left to twist in the wind by his own allies.

Sources tell NBC News that Trump “has been on a days-long tirade” and has been bitterly complaining that “no one around him is doing anything to stop” the legal jeopardy he faces.

According to NBC’s sources, Trump is angry about a large number of developments, including “the threat of a Democratic House with subpoena power, an array of looming congressional investigations, multiple intensifying federal probes, a botched effort to find a new chief of staff and a potential partial government shutdown over a lack of funding for his top campaign promise — a border wall.”

NBC also says that Trump has confided in friends that he is “alarmed” at the prospect of getting impeached by a Democratic Congress next year, even though he’s publicly insisted that he’s not worried about it.

Trump has been withdrawing more from the public eye this week as scandals continue to swirl around his administration. The president reportedly didn’t show up to work until noon on Wednesday, and on Thursday he abruptly cancelled the annual White House Christmas party for members of the media.

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‘Everyone ultimately prefers their own race’: Morrissey claims he’s not racist because everybody else is

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Former Smiths singer Morrissey explained in an interview that he couldn't possibly be a racist because everyone else is racist.

Morrissey came out for the anti-Islam political party in England, and has run into problems about his political claims ever since. As noted by Consequence of Sound, "it doesn’t help that he says thing like Halal certifiers support ISIS, of course."

He made the comments as part of an interview with his own nephew Sam Etsy Rayner, for Moz’s website.

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‘He should be hospitalized’: Internet stunned after Trump goes off on completely incoherent Mt Rushmore rant

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President Donald Trump was asked on Tuesday whether his face should appear on Mount Rushmore along with other major American presidents.

“If I answer that question yes, I will end up with such bad publicity,” Trump told The Hill, before pivoting to an incoherent rant about fireworks.

The president's rambling shocked many people on Twitter:

Apart from Trump’s apparent inability to string together coherent English sentences on the fly, note also the sheer ignorance and apathy toward the idea that there might be legitimate reasons why fireworks are not detonated around the Black Hills. https://t.co/jja2XD19Mw

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Trump: Immigrants didn’t want to come to America before I was president because ‘Obama wasn’t a cheerleader’

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President Donald Trump's strange rant about fireworks at Mt. Rushmore wasn't the only head-scratching exchange that occurred during his recent interview with reporters from The Hill.

During another part of the interview, Trump was asked about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) criticism of the internment camps he's been using to house immigrant children.

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