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Fox News’ Shep Smith schools his colleague for framing shutdown as a problem caused by ‘both sides’

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On Friday, Fox News host Shep Smith said that President Donald Trump is to blame for the government shutdown. This is mainly because the president said that he would own the shutdown in an effort to get his border wall. The shutdown is headed into its fourth week and millions of Americans are being impacted.

While interviewing his colleague Chris Wallace, Smith called him out for blaming “both sides” for the shutdown. Smith argued that it “was all on” Trump.

“The president said I’m shutting down the government. I’ll own the shutdown. I’ll carry the mantle and he shut the government down. That’s that,” Smith said.

“I mean it takes two to tango,” Wallace said.

“There’s no tango here. The president said I’m ‘shutting the government down,'” Smith responded.

Smith then explained that the Democrats won the majority in the House during the midterm election in part because they promised that Trump would not get his border wall.

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He said, “The president in the midterms said ‘you have to vote for Republicans because the Democrats aren’t going to give us a wall.’ The Democrats ran in the mid-terms in 2018 saying ‘we’re not giving him a wall.'”

“They won 40 seats plus in the House of Representatives and they’re not giving him a wall.  [Trump] closed down the government. That’s what happened. He can reopen it tomorrow just like he closed it down. It’s all on him,” Smith said.

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During an interview with ABC News that aired on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that he resented former special counsel Robert Mueller's report because it didn't tell "the truth" and he is an "honest guy"... but also said that he would not have a problem with accepting dirt on a political opponent from a foreign power.

The comments about Trump being an "honest guy" occurred when the president segued to the topic of the Mueller report after an unrelated question about polling in the upcoming 2020 presidential election.

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Jon Stewart absolutely levels Mitch McConnell on Fox News for his inaction on 9/11 first responders

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Appearing on Fox News Sunday, comedian Jon Stewart lashed out at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for congressional inactivity regarding the plight of the 9/11 responders.

Speaking with host Chris Wallace, the former host of "The Daily Show" singled out the Republican among all the other lawmakers who have failed to step up with renewed support.

“Have you had problems with Senator McConnell?” host Wallace asked.

“Yes,” Stewart replied. “I mean, not me personally, but in terms of getting the 9/11 bills passed, Mitch McConnell has been the white whale of this since 2010.”

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Trump buried by ex-US Attorney for claim the Constitution allows him to do what he wants: Even Bill Barr ‘won’t go that far’

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Appearing on MSNBC on Sunday afternoon, former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance slapped aside Donald Trump's claim that Article II of the Constitution "allows me to do whatever I want," as the president put it.

Addressing the president's claim, made during an interview on ABC with host George Stephanopoulos, law professor Vance bluntly pointed out that the president is no constitutional scholar.

After watching a clip of Trump claiming unchecked power as president, Vance was asked what she thought of his claims.

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