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Trump ‘flew off the handle’ when he learned Comey rode a government plane right after being fired: McCabe

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An explosive new book by former deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe reveals that President Donald Trump went into a fit of rage when he learned that former FBI Director James Comey had flown home from Los Angeles on a government plane just after the president fired him.

In an excerpt of McCabe’s new book published by The Atlantic, McCabe claims that Trump called him shortly after firing Comey in May 2017 to gloat about how happy he was to have the former FBI director gone.

“Boy, it’s incredible, it’s such a great thing, people are really happy about the fact that the director’s gone, and it’s just remarkable what people are saying,” Trump said, according to McCabe. “Have you seen that? Are you seeing that, too?”

However, the conversation took a more confrontational turn when Trump learned that McCabe had authorized Comey to fly home on a government airplane after he was abruptly fired while giving a talk in California. In fact, McCabe claims that Trump “flew off the handle.”

“That’s not right!” Trump yelled, according to McCabe. “I don’t approve of that! That’s wrong!”

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McCabe says Trump then ordered him to investigate how Comey got authorization to fly on the plane, and McCabe informed him that it would be difficult for him to investigate his own decision.

The former deputy FBI director says that, like Comey, he created a series of contemporaneous memos about his conversations with the president in order to keep a solid record of “a person who cannot be trusted.”

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Jeffrey Epstein’s IT consultant reveals he saw girls who ‘couldn’t have more than 15 or 16’ on private island

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ABC News broke a story just after midnight Thursday about a former IT consultant of Jeffrey Epstein's who resigned because he couldn't take some of the things he was seeing on Epstein's private island compound.

The island, which has been called "pedophile island" by locals, had "topless women everywhere.

"There were photos of topless women everywhere," said contractor Steve Scully, who began working for Epstein in 1999 and continued for six years. "On his desk, in his office, in his bedroom."

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‘Names are going to start coming out’: New report says more elites will be exposed in the Epstein case — and ‘DC is on edge’

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Will other powerful people — presumably men — get taken down as a result of the sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein?

That’s the hope of many closer followers of the story, but it’s far from clear what, if any, fallout there will be. Epstein’s connections to Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump have raised suspicions about potential evidence of their wrongdoing, such suspicions remain unproven. Alan Dershowitz has already faced accusations of being involved in Epstein’s crimes, though he denies the charge vigorously.

But a new report from Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman says that “DC is on edge” over the Epstein case, and any elites who have run in his circles could be involved. Dozens of girls, if not more, are believed to be involved in his alleged sex trafficking, and lawyers for some of the women who have accused Epstein are strongly suggesting that other high-profile figures will be implicated.

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‘It’s so un-American’: Internet scorches Trump supporters for racist chants of ‘Send her back!’

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The ignoble highlight of President Donald Trump's rally in Greenville, North Carolina on Wednesday was when his fans doubled down on his racist attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color and targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), chanting "Send her back! Send her back!"

Political commentators of all stripes were gobsmacked by the crowd's naked racism — and buried them in condemnation:

The crowd at Trump’s rally chanting “send her back” after the President viciously and dishonestly attacked Ilhan Omar is one of the most chilling and horrifying things I’ve ever seen in politics.

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