On Monday, CNN’s Don Lemon said that President Donald Trump’s actions “defy logic” after he refused to believe multiple reports about facts and statics about the US-Mexico border.
President Donald Trump held a rally in El Paso, Texas and claimed that the crime had gone down in the city since a barrier was built.
Even after the mayor of El Paso fact-checked the president on his statistics, he failed to believe them.
Trump said the mayor was “full of crap.”
“I don’t care whether a mayor is a Republican or a Democrat. They’re full of crap when they say it hasn’t made a big difference. I heard the same thing from the fake news. They said, oh, ‘crime actually stayed the same.’ It didn’t stay the same. It went way down,” Trump said.
Lemon said that Trump only believes facts that fit his agenda.
“It defies logic. The person who is running the city of El Paso, who is the mayor, who only has the citizens of El Paso’s best interests at heart, who is reading facts and giving him facts, but none of that matters because it doesn’t fit with his reality,” Lemon said.
“So what the hell is going on?” Lemon asked former GOP spokesperson Tara Setmayer.
“What’s going on is gaslighting, and it’s the president who has backed himself into a corner with this BS,” she said.
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Kim Jong-un threatens to restart nuke tests as Trump’s efforts to talk to the regime fall apart again: report
On Tuesday, CNN's Brian Todd reported that the North Korean regime is on the brink of rescinding what little they promised President Donald Trump, as the future of his efforts to continue talks appear uncertain.
"Kim Jong-un's regime is once again in negotiation by intimidation," said Todd. "Just two weeks after their historic meeting at the DMZ, and President Trump's short stroll into North Korea, North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un appears to be threatening to start testing his nuclear weapons again. In a new statement, Kim's foreign ministry calls the joint U.S./South Korean military exercises planned for next month a breach of the main spirit of what President Trump and Kim agreed to in Singapore, and says, 'We are gradually losing our justifications to follow through on the commitments we made with the U.S."
Republican freaks out after Democrat quotes Trump’s racist statement on the floor of Congress
Chaos continued on the floor of the House of Representatives during the debate on a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's racist attacks on four young women of color.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) rose to support the resolution, listing multiple instances of racism from the commander-in-chief.
As part of the list, Swalwell noted Trump's attacks on "sh*thole countries."
After he swore on the floor by quoting the president, Republicans freaked out.
Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) complained and got in a back-and-forth with Swalwell.
Collins sought to have Swalwell's words stricken from the Congressional Record, which would have banned him from speaking for the rest of the day.
‘He’s ignorant — not stupid’: NYT columnist says Trump is trying to ‘bait’ Democrats because he wants to run against AOC
President Donald Trump is not going to get the 2020 opponent he wants, so he's going to pretend that his actual opposition is being led by the four young women in Congress known as The Squad, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni wrote on Tuesday.
Trump has spent the last few days with racist attacks on the four first-term members, who are Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).