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Ana Navarro rips apart Trump for attacking Rep. Omar: He lied and exploited 9/11 ‘for his own personal gain’

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CNN political commentator Ana Navarro on Monday slammed President Donald Trump for attacking Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar for her comments about 9/11 — saying that Trump was a hypocrite who had “exploited” the national tragedy for his own personal gain.

“It is horrible  x 9/11, such suffering, such death, such distress for so many families and for all America, frankly, should be used and exploited in order to advance a political agenda,” said Navarro, who went on to say that Omar, as one of the first Muslim woman elected to Congress needs to be careful about “how she speaks because it’s going to be picked over.” But she saved her true ire for the president.

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“As far as Trump, I just can’t even fathom his level of hypocrisy and inappropriateness,” she said. “Let’s remember Donald Trump’s own history with 9/11.”

“This is a guy who lied about seeing Muslims celebrating in the streets of New Jersey right after 9/11,” Navarro pointed out. “This is a guy who lied about being on site cleaning up rubble.”

“This is a guy who applied for small business aid funds in New York after 9/11,” she added. “Time and time again he has exploited the 9/11 for his personal gain, and it is wrong.”

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Trump is living in a ‘COVIDless la-la land’ — and can’t understand why he isn’t being taken seriously: CNN’s Cuomo

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On Wednesday's edition of CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time," Chris Cuomo slammed President Donald Trump for demanding people take him seriously as he ignores his own health experts and tries to override recommendations on school closures.

"Another day gone without the president deciding to lead us with a plan of action to fight the pandemic," said Cuomo. "Instead, we now know what he meant by pressuring states to reopen schools, ready or not, without ever offering them a plan to help. If they don't reopen, he will punish the poorest students. He said he's going to pull federal aid, and the kids that get most of that aid are the neediest. Many of them are white, by the way, and from families that may be Trumpers."

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‘He doesn’t care about those kids at all’: Anderson Cooper tears into Trump for pressuring schools to reopen

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Texas doctor blasts Trump’s COVID-19 ‘misinformation campaign’: ‘You can’t hide hospitalizations’

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