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CNN analyst explains why mental health experts are publicly rebuking Trump

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On Wednesday, senior writer for Rolling Stone, Alex Morris, explained why mental health experts have publicly voiced their concerns about President Donald Trump’s mental health.

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, scrutinized Trump as unfit to lead the country due to his mental health after the president rage tweeted over the weekend.

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“George Conway has been publicly trolling the president on Twitter, even questioning his mental health,” CNN’s Anderson Cooper said.

“Donald Trump is certainly not the first narcissistic president we’ve ever had, but it’s a matter of degree,” Morris said.

“There’s a difference between the personality trait and an actual disorder,” she added. “A lot of mental health professionals are coming out and saying this has crossed the line. This is a problem.”

She explained that because of the Goldwater rule, mental health professional have said not to diagnose someone unless they are under their care.

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“The American psychiatric association instituted the Goldwater rule which says that you shouldn’t diagnose someone unless they’re under your care and met with them specifically,” she said.

“That really did keep a lot of mental health professionals quiet for a while. Then about a year or two ago, there started to be this tipping point where people said, ‘as mental health professionals, we also have a duty to warn,'” she said.

“And over 70,000 signed a petition that Donald Trump is mentally ill and unfit for the presidency. So, obviously, there’s a lot of people coming out and saying, never mind the Goldwater rule, I have this other duty and I’m going to stand by it,” she said.

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Ex-AG Matt Whitaker ‘pretty much acknowledges abuse of power’ in Fox News interview

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The former acting Attorney General of the United States argued that presidential abuse of power is not a crime during a Tuesday evening appearance on Fox News.

Abuse of power is not a crime,” Matt Whitaker told Fox News personality Laura Ingraham.

Tufts University Professor Daniel Drezner was fascinated by the admission.

"Interesting that Whitaker pretty much acknowledges abuse of power but doesn’t think it’s egregious," Drezner noted.

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‘Abuse of power is not a crime’: Former acting AG Matt Whitaker makes a brazen claim on Fox News

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Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker told a Fox News audience that it is not a crime for President Donald Trump to abuse the power of his office.

Whitaker made the comments while complaining about "global elitists" during an interview with Laura Ingraham.

"What evidence of a crime do you have?" Whitaker asked, despite Trump, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and defense lawyer Rudy Giuliani all admitting Trump sought foreign election interference to help his struggling re-election campaign.

"Abuse of power is not a crime," the nation's former top law enforcement office argued.

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Joe Biden apologizes for ‘partisan lynching’ comments about Bill Clinton’s impeachment

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday apologized for comments he made saying impeachment could be viewed as a "partisan lynching."

The comments from a 1998 interview were reported after Biden said it was "abhorrent" and "despicable" for President Donald Trump to refer to impeachment as a lynching.

"Even if the President should be impeached, history is going to question whether or not this was just a partisan lynching or whether or not it was something that in fact met the standard, the very high bar, that was set by the founders as to what constituted an impeachable offense," Biden said in 1998.

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