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Fox News’ John Roberts calls out Trump for trying to blame the media for his McCain rage

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In an interview that aired Friday, President Donald Trump railed against Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo for bringing up his attacks on the late former Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Trump accused Bartiromo of promoting “fake news.”

In a South lawn press briefing Friday morning, Trump appeared to retaliate by ignoring questions from Fox reporter John Roberts.

Roberts explained that the President appeared to be mad at John McCain for reportedly spreading the Steele dossier ahead of the election. He noted that Trump seemed to be taking his anger out on him.

“You heard the president said you were not supposed to bring it up, I thought. Maria Bartiromo insists there were no preconditions and didn’t have an agreement to not bring up anything with the president,” Roberts said.

“Now it is true that the president was asked about this. He responded to a question that was asked on Tuesday in the Oval Office when he was there with the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, the president saying he was never a fan of John McCain nor would he likely ever be. But it was the president, Jon, who initially brought it up Saturday afternoon.”

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“It’s never a dull moment,” Roberts said about his coverage. “The president glared at me like he’s never glared at me before.”

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This explains why Trump picked a fight with the four Congresswomen of color: analysis

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On one hand, President Donald Trump almost certainly chose to mark out Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) because of his own deep-seated racism.

But there is likely another reason he is doing it, wrote Aaron Blake of the Washington Post's "The Fix" on Wednesday: because his core voters hate them as much as he does.

Blake cited a new The Economist/YouGov poll of 2016 Trump voters' opinions on several politicians. "As you peruse it, it becomes clear that the conventional wisdom about why Trump picked these targets is right: They were ripe for motivating the GOP base ... All of them are better known among Republicans than Democrats, which suggests that a steady stream of coverage in conservative media has elevated them as potential Democratic bogeywomen. Trump is tilling fertile soil. And in fact, they might already be his most effective foils."

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REVEALED: Jeffrey Epstein used his fake passport to enter multiple countries

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Prosecutors revealed that the fake passport Jeffrey Epstein had among the items seized by investigators had been used.

According to NBC News, he used the passport to enter multiple countries in the 1980s, including the U.K, Spain and Saudi Arabia.

The passport was found in the safe of his New York home along with $70,000 in cash and 48 diamonds. There was a different name used on the passport and it had already expired, but it listed the residence in Saudi Arabia.

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House holds Bill Barr and Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress

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The House has officially voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress.

Both men refused to abide by a subpoena from the House for documents so they that could investigate actions by both departments.

The last person to be held in contempt of Congress was Bill Barr when he was held in civil contempt, but this was a criminal charge.

In the case of Ross, he is accused of lying under oath to Congress and they requested documents to prove it. Ross refused to provide the information necessary.

Ross has called the contempt charge "political theater" and of no real substance. If that was true, he shouldn't be afraid to provide the documents. Still, he refused.

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