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Fox News host bizarrely claims Obama obstructed justice by talking to Fox News Sunday

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Fox News’ Lisa Boothe on Friday bizarrely claimed that former President Barack Obama obstructed justice in 2016 when he gave an interview to her network colleague Chris Wallace.

While discussing a report that special counsel Robert Mueller is planning to scrutinize some of President Donald Trump’s public statements to potentially make an argument for obstruction of justice, Boothe made a highly dubious claim that Obama was guilty of the same offense during a 2016 interview with Wallace.

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“President Obama obstructed justice when he told Chris Wallace that Hillary Clinton did not put our national security at risk when she was under investigation by the FBI,” she said.

Of course, Obama never personally asked former FBI Director James Comey for “loyalty” as Trump allegedly did, and he also never asked Comey if he could drop the investigation into Clinton as Trump allegedly did with the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Boothe went on to say that the “only” case that could be made for obstructing justice against Trump was in his firing of Comey, although she then pointed out that many Democrats had wanted Comey fired for his decision to reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server just eleven days before the 2016 presidential election.

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Trump melts down on ‘nasty and obnoxious’ Chris Wallace over Fox host’s interview with Steve Scalise

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President Donald Trump blew a gasket on Sunday afternoon after seeing -- or possibly just hearing about -- a contentious interview conducted by Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace with Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA).

Taking to Twitter, Trump denounced the longtime Fox host as "nasty and obnoxious."

"@SteveScalise blew the nasty & obnoxious Chris Wallace (will never be his father, Mike!) away on Chris’s lowest rated (unless I’m on) morning show. This kind of dumb and unfair interview would never have happened in the @FoxNews past. Great job Steve!" Trump tweeted.

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‘They didn’t sign up for this’: Republican analyst says non-GOP voters who went for Trump will dump him over impeachment

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With impeachment, Trump has lost control of the news cycle — and he’s not handling it well

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Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House.

We're still a year out from the election, but a strong early contender for the worst take among the chattering classes was the suggestion that Donald Trump secretly wanted to be impeached in order to fire up his base going into 2020. Not only is Trump's based perpetually aggrieved--and constantly told by the conservative press that America will come to a nasty end if the "socialist Democrats" come to power--but this storyline also elided the president's* narcissism.

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