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‘Pathological liar’ Sarah Sanders blasted after insisting Trump has never encouraged violence

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday insisted that President Donald Trump has never encouraged violence, despite having a long history of doing just that.

“I certainly don’t think that the president, at any point, has done anything but condemn violence,” Sanders said while talking with reporters on the White House lawn. “In fact, every single time something like this happens, the president is typically one of the first people to condemn the violence.”

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What Sanders said, however, is flatly false.

In 2015, Trump said that a protester at one of his rallies “maybe should have been roughed up” after he was punched by a Trump supporter.

In 2016, Trump encouraged supporters to “knock the crap out of” protesters at one of his rallies while promising to pay for their legal fees.

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In 2018, Trump praised a Republican lawmaker who admitted to body slamming a reporter.

“Any guy that can do a body slam, he’s my kind of… he’s my guy,” Trump said.

Given Trump’s consistent track record of promoting violence, her claim was met with disgust and derision across the internet.

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Trump declares impeachment ‘dead’ — and demands apology — in late night Twitter outburst

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President Donald Trump lashed out on his favorite social media platform late Thursday evening.

Eight minutes before midnight eastern time, Trump unloaded.

Trump wrote, "Democrats must apologize to USA: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that 'United States Ambassador Gordon Sondland did NOT link financial military assistance to a request for Ukraine to open up an investigation into former V.P. Joe Biden & his son, Hunter Biden. Ambassador Sondland did not tell us, and certainly did not tell me, about a connection between the assistance and the investigation.'”

Trump did not say why he was taking the word of a foreign official over multiple sworn testimonies from members of his own administration.

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Pelosi is ‘marrying up the facts and the law’: Ex-prosecutor says ‘bribery’ is a critical indictment of Trump

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi was masterful in using the word "bribery" to describe President Donald Trump's actions with Ukraine that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry, according to a former federal prosecutor.

MSNBC anchor Brian Williams interviewed former Assistant U.S. Attorney Berit Berger on Thursday evening's "The Last Word."

Please expand for us on why it is significant and why is it important to label this bribery," Williams said.

"So I think Nancy Pelosi was very specific in calling this bribery for two reasons," Berger replied.

"The first is that -- unlike quid pro quo -- ribery is something that most people understand, especially people who have children," she said, with a chuckle. "We all sort of have a general understanding of that."

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Giuliani henchmen showered Republican with cash — and Trump almost made him ambassador to Ukraine: report

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Yet another bombshell report has shed new light on President Donald Trump's suspicious Ukraine policies.

"At the same time that Rudy Giuliani and his now-indicted pals were pushing for President Donald Trump to remove Amb. Marie Yovanovitch from her post in Ukraine, Trump administration officials were eyeing potential contenders to take over her job. One of the people in the mix, according to three sources familiar with the discussions, was Rep. Pete Sessions, a former Congressman who called for Yovanovitch’s firing," The Daily Beast reported Thursday night. "He is also a longtime ally of the former New York Mayor, and is believed to have taken millions of dollars from Giuliani’s indicted cronies."

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