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‘The man is dead!’ Trump supporter trashes president’s feud with the late John McCain as ‘beyond cringeworthy’

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Trump supporter Scott Jennings admitted on CNN Thursday that President Donald Trump’s continuing feud with the late Sen. John McCain was an utterly pointless and self-destructive pattern of behavior.

Responding to Trump’s angry rant against McCain Thursday, in which the president lamented that he was never properly thanked for allowing McCain’s state funeral to take place, Jennings said that Trump was only hurting himself by rehashing so many petty grievances against a man who died six months ago.

“It’s not a good idea for him to continue to go down this rabbit hole,” he said. “It doesn’t help him, it doesn’t help the Republican Party, I think it offends a lot of veterans.”

Jennings then tried to excuse Republican lawmakers for not speaking out against the president’s attacks on their late colleague by pointing out it wouldn’t change his behavior no matter what.

“If I speak out against him, if I say stop, is this going to modify his behavior?” Jennings asked rhetorically. “And I think most Republicans… have concluded that it would not modify his behavior.”

Nonetheless, Jennings said he wouldn’t make any excuses for Trump’s latest actions.

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“It’s beyond cringeworthy to to hear someone speak of an American hero like John McCain in the way Donald Trump is,” he said. “The man is dead, the man sacrificed for our country, there’s every reason to leave this alone!”

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Mitch McConnell busted on CNN as the ‘ringmaster’ leaving the door open for more Russian election interference

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On Tuesday, CNN's John Avlon broke down how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is every bit the obstacle to secure and safe elections as President Donald Trump is.

"There should be things that transcend petty politics, and towards the top of that list is stopping foreign powers from interfering in our elections," said Avlon, playing a clip of former special counsel Robert Mueller warning about the dangers. "Robert Mueller's warning is again, falling on willfully deaf ears. We know that foreign powers continue to try to meddle in our elections. Trump's FBI director and Director of National Intelligence have made this crystal clear."

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The panel on CNN's New Day cast a jaundiced eye at a threat Donald Trump made on Monday night where he threatened mass arrests of millions of immigrant families as part of an ICE operation.

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CNN’s Cuomo demands Scott Jennings admit if he’ll ever be tired of Trump lying — but he refuses to say

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On Monday, CNN's Chris Cuomo clashed with Republican adviser Scott Jennings over President Donald Trump's decision to fire pollsters that showed him losing to former Vice President Joe Biden.

"I don't want to get too in the weeds for people especially this far out," said Cuomo. "But the word of one of the reasons that there's some resonance and relevance of the internal polls that the president lied to the American people about in terms of what they say is his lying, Scott, that it's a problem. It's a problem for him across the country. It makes people wonder whether or not they can count on his word. When you see a scenario like this one, don't believe the polls, they were your own polls, Scott, from inside the campaign. How damaging is that to this president?"

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