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Trump’s 7 most outrageous lies in his border ‘crisis’ address

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President Donald Trump lectured Americans from the Oval Office on Tuesday during a primetime address to the country that he hoped would convince Capitol Hill to fund his border wall.

On December 22, Trump shut down the federal government after the then-Republican controlled Congress refused to pay for his border wall. Trump had constantly promised that Mexico would pay for the wall, but after Mexico refused, he shut down the government while trying to shift the burden to American taxpayers.

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On Tuesday, Trump attempted to take his case directly to the voters. And things got weird.

Here are the seven most outrageous moments from Trump’s address to the nation:

7. Heroin

6. There is a humanitarian crisis of border crossings

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5. Democrats don’t want a concrete wall

4. The wall will pay for itself

3. Democrats don’t want border security

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2. Trump’s speech was a call for bipartisanship

1. Trump was being sincere


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Former FBI agent explains why Trump just opened himself to more legal problems

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Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa explained that the recent revelations that President Donald Trump made a promise to a foreign leader that made an intelligence official uncomfortable enough to declare themselves a whistleblower.

Rangapp explained that the President has a fairly wide latitude to conduct foreign affairs as he sees fit. But "when it comes to the 'outside world,' the President represents the sovereign: He is basically the voice of the United States and can negotiate with world leaders on its behalf."

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New York cop who became El Chapo’s security guard arrested for selling cocaine and taking bribes

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A New York cop is being prosecuted after he was outed for selling cocaine and taking bribes after he went to work for drug kingpin El Chapo.

The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Officer Ishmael Bailey had his bail set at $50,000 after he was arrested and arraigned in Queens Criminal Court. He was charged with possession and sale of narcotics, conspiracy, bribe receiving as a public servant and failing to perform duties as a public servant.

Lawyer Jeff Cohen argued that Bailey had two children and had to pay child support. The lawyer explained that Bailey “does understand the severity of his charges.”

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A veteran teacher explains why Trump is incapable of learning

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While dyslexia has been mentioned now and then as one of the reasons Donald Trump is so ignorant of what it takes to govern in a free society, I want to explore it as foundational to his inability to learn and grow while in office—and also as a way to link disparate troubling elements in his makeup.

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