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CNN’s Camerota mocks GOP lawmaker who blames Mueller for failure to repeal Obamacare

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CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Thursday mocked Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) after he blamed the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation for his party’s failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

During a discussion about Mueller’s still-unreleased report about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Marshall fumed that this Republican Party did close to nothing during the two years it held total power in the federal government, and he blamed the Russia investigation for his own party’s inaction.

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“It’s very frustrating that we have frozen America over a false narrative for two years, when we could have solved health care, built a wall,” he said. “There are so many things we could have done!”

Camerota did not buy Marshall’s excuse, however, and quickly called him out for it.

“Hold on a second,” she interjected. “You think that, because of the Mueller report, that’s why the wall hasn’t been built, that’s why health care hasn’t been solved?”

“I think it is a great deal of it!” he replied. “This single issue takes up all the oxygen in D.C.! I have never been to a place that couldn’t do two or three things at one time!”

During the two years the GOP held the White House and both chambers of Congress, its only major legislative accomplishment was a politically unpopular tax cut that mostly focused on slashing taxes for major corporations.

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Trump allies have launched a ‘tremendous lying operation’ about IG’s Russia probe report: CNN’s Toobin

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CNN's Jeffrey Toobin on Tuesday found himself astonished at the efforts of President Donald Trump and his allies to blatantly lie about the contents of Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the origins of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian agents during the 2016 campaign.

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Fox News hosts blasted for ‘cherry-picking’ IG report to spin it as a win for Trump: ‘They owe us an apology’

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On Tuesday morning, CNN host Alisyn Camerota dropped the hammer on Fox News for spinning the Justice Department inspector general report that absolved the department of any conspiracy against Donald Trump, instead saying that it was an indictment of the department.

Joined by CNN contributor, ex-Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) and CNN host Brian Stelter, Camerota shared Fox clips from Monday night featuring hosts Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham and marveled at the obvious lies.

"Let's go back to reality-world instead of upside-down world right now," host Camerota smirked after rolling the clips, "which is what we just played a montage of. Charlie, when you hear, you know, the talking points from obviously the Trump cheerleaders as well as some of your former Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill, do they -- when Hannity says everything we've been reporting for years has been dead on accurate, we were right every step of the way, and the report completely negates that, do they believe that? Why are they saying that?"

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CNN panel pounds Rick Santorum for claiming Democrats went ‘too far’ in calling Trump an existential threat

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On Monday's edition of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) tried to argue Democrats were overreaching in the impeachment hearings — only to be smacked down by his co-panelists.

"The thing that bothered me from the hearing was this whole thing that the president is an existential threat to the republic," said Santorum. "You know, I've always said this about my friends on the left. They always go one step too far that just — that makes people sort of scratch their head and say, well, I may not like what he did, but to call this an existential threat to the republic is just a little bit too far ... I understand why they're doing it. They're trying to stoke it up. I get why they're doing it. I just don't think it's very effective. It's too much."

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