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WATCH: Samantha Bee expertly describes what could be happening with Mueller probe as a teen movie

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Comedian Samatha Bee on Wednesday explained one of the most intriguing theories about special counsel Robert Mueller — as a teen movie.

Some people have speculated that Mueller knew former Donald Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was lying to investigators, but let him keep doing it until Trump had submitted his written answers investigators — thereby catching both of them in lies.

Bee played a clip of NBC News reporter Ken Dilanian explaining the theory but saying he was not ready to go there because, “that’s pretty Hollywood conspiracy theory stuff.”

“Well, I am prepared to go there and I am pretty Hollywood conspiracy stuff!” Bee replied.

She then imagined the interactions, where Mueller calls Manafort and was a fed “a bunch of bullsh*t.”

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And then Manafort “calls his BFF Trump” and instructs him to “say the same bullsh*t I said — then we don’t get in trouble.”

Trump agrees and Mueller jumps in to say, “you’re both felons!”

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Rush Limbaugh admits his attacks on Obama were ‘bogus’ as he attempts to defend Trump

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Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh admitted that Republican fear-mongering over the federal deficit under President Obama was “bogus,” while defending the deficit's explosive rise to $1 trillion under President Trump.

This article originally appeared at Salon.

During Limbaugh’s show on Tuesday, a caller suggested that Republicans should nominate a young fiscal conservative instead of Trump, citing the rising deficit. Limbaugh dismissed the concerns, declaring that fiscal conservatism was basically a sham all along.

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George Takei opens up about being held in an internment camp — and his views on Trump

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At a time when comic books are regularly adapted into superhero movies, George Takei's new graphic memoir "They Called Us Enemy" involves heroes who would also work wonderfully on the silver screen. To be sure, the main characters don't wear colorful costumes or use superpowers, but they are heroes nonetheless — and what they do, in the face of evils no less than those posed by fictional villains, is pretty super too.

This article originally appeared at Salon.

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Joy Reid says Trump ‘pulled a full Charlottesville’ by ‘fanning the flames’ of racism and ethno-nationalism

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MSNBC anchor Joy Reid blasted President Donald Trump's racism during her opening segment while hosting "The Last Word" on MSNBC on Friday.

"That didn’t last long. Having read the talking points crammed into his hands by nervous Republicans for almost an entire day, Donald Trump pulled a full Charlottesville, praising his supporters who chanted 'Send Her Back' to attack Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) at his North Carolina campaign rally as 'incredible patriots,'" Reid reported.

"Yep, 24-hours-ago, Trump -- per those nervous Republican talking points -- claimed that he disapproved of the racist chant about congresswoman Omar and even tried to stop it," she said. "He got nice headlines that claiming he was disavowing the chant from some of the news media who indulged in the false balance tick of pretending whatever the president said is true and it’s a given fact."

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