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WATCH: Johnny Isakson becomes first GOP senator to actively condemn Trump for ‘deplorable’ McCain comments

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A Georgia Republican whose comments criticizing President Donald Trump’s remarks about John McCain were released earlier in the day has upped his condemnation of the president on Wednesday afternoon.

After noting that Trump will get a “whipping” over his McCain attacks and saying “the country deserves better” in comments shared exclusively with the conservative Bulwark website, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) was quoted saying what the president said was “deplorable.”

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“It’s deplorable what he said,” Isakson remarked to a Georgia radio show. “It will be deplorable seven months from now if he says it again.”

During a Tuesday press conference with Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, Trump was asked about his criticisms of the late Arizona senator.

“I was never a fan of John McCain’s and I never will be,” the president responded.

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You can watch video of Isakson’s comments below, at around the 20-minute mark:

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Here’s why Ukrainians are shocked about Rudy Giuliani’s new associate

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney is causing "shock" among Ukrainians for working with Andrey Artemenko, according to new reports.

"In an attempt to exonerate President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani has been working with right-wing media outlet One America News Network (OAN) to produce a television special featuring a string of current and former Ukrainian officials defending Trump’s conduct in withholding military aid to Ukraine and seeking investigations of the Bidens," Law & Crime reported Saturday.

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‘Irony and Outrage’: How different — and how similar — are Samantha Bee and Fox News?

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Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly are masters of outrage — not just the emotion, but a genre of political theater — just as Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart are masters of ironic satire. They’re poles apart, and yet — ironically or outrageously — they’re profoundly similar, both in how they’re impacting their audiences, and why their genres emerged when they did. That’s perhaps the central thesis of “Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States,” by Dannagal Goldthwaite Young, who’s both a professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Delaware and an improv comedian with the troupe ComedySportz Philadelphia. That’s among the many different hats she wears.

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WATCH: Video surfaces of Eric Trump in Ukraine

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Video surfaced on Saturday of one of President Donald Trump's children in Kyiv as Congress and federal prosecutors examine the family's dealings in Ukraine and Russia.

On Friday, Democratic strategist Scott Dworkin released a still photo of Eric Trump reportedly in Ukraine.

On Saturday's Dworkin's Democratic Coalition released video of the event.

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https://twitter.com/TheDemCoalition/status/1203457171352145921

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