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‘Grifters, weaklings and felons’: Chris Christie burns down Trump’s entire inner circle

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn’t just have his knives out for Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner — he also has unkind words for President Donald Trump’s entire inner circle.

Axios has published a new excerpt from Christie’s book, called “Let Me Finish,” that’s due to be released later this month. In it, Christie slams Trump for surrounding himself with multiple criminals and other hangers-on who know how to flatter the president’s ego.

Specifically, Christie claims that the Trump White House is staffed by a “revolving door of deeply flawed individuals — amateurs, grifters, weaklings, convicted and unconvicted felons — who were hustled into jobs they were never suited for, sometimes seemingly without so much as a background check via Google or Wikipedia.”

Christie also claims that Trump’s presidency would have been far more effective had he been allowed to stay on as the transition chief before getting ousted at the behest of Jared Kushner.

“I did everything I could to make sure my friend Donald reached the White House fully prepared to serve,” Christie writes. “But a handful of selfish individuals sidetracked our very best efforts. They set loose toxic forces that have made Trump’s presidency far less effective than it would otherwise have been. If this tragedy is ever going to be reversed, it is vital that everyone know exactly how it occurred.”

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Mueller is signaling he’ll be tough witness — and it could play right into the GOP’s hands

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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is sending a very clear message: He doesn’t want to testify.

That’s the not-so-subtle subtext of the announcement that Mueller plans to submit the 448-page report detailing the findings of the Russia investigation as a statement for the record during his hearing before the House scheduled for Wednesday. Of course, Congress already has the report, so the move isn’t necessary. It’s Mueller’s way of saying, as he has previously, “The report is my testimony.”

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Protesters take to the streets outside judge’s home after he approves controversial jail sentence for black judge

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On Monday, angry crowds of people came to the neighborhood of Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Patrick Dinkelacker after he ordered former judge Tracie Hunter to serve a six-month prison sentence for mishandling a confidential document.

The scenes from the courtroom were dramatic, with Hunter's supporters screaming as she collapsed upon Dinkelacker upholding the sentence, and officers dragging her limp figure from the courtroom:

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‘They share staff with the Kremlin’: Maddow roasts Trump’s new favorite right-wing network OANN

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MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow roasted One America News Network (OANN) for employing a Kremlin operative to report on United States politics.

"If the Fox News channel is insufficiently pro-Trump for you, you may or may not know there is another boutique little news outlet that is designed specifically for Trump megafans called One America, One America News Network," she explained.

"The Trump White House gave this boutique outfit a hard pass for access to the White House grounds and a permanent seat in the White House briefing room -- remember when the White House used to hold press briefings? They had a seat," she continued.

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