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Trump whined about Dems ‘outplaying’ GOP on wall negotiations after Hannity criticized him on-air: CNN

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Donald Trump has been whining to advisers about Democrats outmaneuvering Republicans on negotiations to avert another government shutdown while also trying to get funding for his border wall with Mexico.

According to White House insiders that spoke to CNN, Trump began phoning advisers from the plane ride back from El Paso, Texas on Monday after Fox News host Sean Hannity cut away from his rally to criticize the supposed “deal” the president brokered with Democrats.

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“1.3 billion? That’s not a — not even a wall, a barrier?” Hannity said Monday night. “Any Republican that supports this garbage compromise, you will have to explain.”

During the post-rally calls, Trump “bemoaned” Republicans’ “lackluster” negotiating skills, the report noted.

Hannity changed his tone by the next day, CNN noted — a switch that may have been crafted by Republicans seeking to avoid another government shutdown.

“I’m not happy either,” the host said Tuesday. “Nobody should be happy. The president has every right to be angry.”

He went on to say that although he doesn’t have “insider information,” he believes Trump is likely to declare a national emergency.

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Between Monday and Tuesday, CNN reported, White House aides began making calls to Trump-friendly media members to try to paint it as more of a loss for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has previously said she would not fund the wall at all.

“The President’s advisers placed the calls in the hopes Trump’s media allies would adopt a more optimistic outlook — and in turn dissuade the President from rejecting the deal and triggering another government shutdown,” the report noted.

Aides were reportedly “relieved” when Fox & Friends and others began framing the negotiations to their liking, CNN added.

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Cincinnati sheriff deputies replace American flag at the Justice Center with ‘thin-blue-line’ flag

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Cincinnati police were filmed replacing the American flag that hangs over the Justice Center in Ohio's third-largest city. They then replaced it with the thin-blue-line flag, that was created to advocate for law-enforcement during Black Lives Matter Protests.

During the Charlottesville, Virginia riots, right-wing and white supremacist activists carried the thin-blue-line flag along with the Confederate flag to speak out against Black Lives Matter.

While the flag may have been created in support of law enforcement, it has been adopted by white supremacists and taken on a darker meaning.

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WATCH: DC protesters turn over ‘agitator’ to police — then the agitators try to start a fight with cops

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Protesters in Washington, D.C. were captured on video handing over an agitator to police, while other agitators in paintball tactical gear appeared to try and start fights with police.

Former FBI assistant director of counterintelligence, Frank Figliuzzi, revealed that his former colleagues and law enforcement he knows recognize that far-right agitators are attempting to start significant conflicts between police and protesters.

"There is a minimal presence of Antifa, but a far more disturbing presence of right-wing race-based hate groups, such as the Boogaloo Boys who think there will be a race-based civil war coming," he said on MSNBC.

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Trump could use Antifa conspiracy theories to ‘investigate his political opponents’: Ex-FBI assistant director

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According to former FBI assistant director for counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi, there are far more white supremacists and anti-government agitators infiltrating the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests than Antifa. He fears Trump will use Antifa as an excuse to investigate his political opponents.

Speaking to MSNBC on Sunday evening, Figliuzzi told host Brian Williams that his sources in law enforcement are telling him that President Donald Trump doesn't have his facts straight on Antifa.

"We're seeing components of legitimate frustrated protesters responding to Mr. Floyd's demise and others," explained Figliuzzi. "Then we are seeing people who are exploiting this for their own purposes, and some of them are more than just opportunistic criminals. Some of them are organized, and some of them have diverse agendas but are coming together to wreak havoc. And I think what we need to pay attention to here is what we have evidence of, what we don't have evidence of, and what we're hearing from the White House and the attorney general."

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