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‘Backseat fireman’ Trump brutally mocked for giving boneheaded advice on putting out Notre Dame blaze

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President Donald Trump on Monday offered unsolicited advice for putting out the massive fire at Paris’s iconic Notre Dame cathedral — and he subsequently got buried in mockery.

Reacting to live video of the fire, Trump advised Parisian fire fighters that “perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out” and he exhorted them to work faster to get the situation under control.

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“Must act quickly!” the president wrote.

Trump’s tweet quickly drew the ire of some followers — and one of them pointed out that launching high-pressure aerial water cannons onto an old wooden structure like Notre Dame could severely damage the building.

Check out some more reactions to the president’s tweet below.


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Trump makes UN audience wait while he tweets attacks on whistleblower: ‘Is he on our country’s side?’

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President Donald Trump on Monday resumed his attacks on a government whistleblower who reported the president's phone call in which he pressured the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

Even though the president was supposed to be addressing the United Nations on Monday morning, he nonetheless found time to rage tweet about the latest scandal that has engulfed his administration.

"Who is this so-called 'whistleblower' who doesn’t know the correct facts," the president wrote. "Is he on our Country’s side. Where does he come from."

....know the correct facts. Is he on our Country’s side. Where does he come from. Is this all about Schiff & the Democrats again after years of being wrong?

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Explosive report shows how foreign entities are bombarding US servicemembers with pro-Trump propaganda

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Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter played a critical role in helping Russia-affiliated trolls disseminate propaganda to divide and manipulate voters in the 2016 presidential election.

But it hasn't stopped. A new report from the Vietnam Veterans Association has uncovered an ongoing two-year effort by actors in several foreign countries, including Russia, to target U.S. veterans and servicemembers.

The report shows that "These foreign admins have created individual social-media accounts that purport to belong to American veterans working at reputable veterans organizations," and use the accounts both to "send friend requests to the relatively small community of veteran advocates and connect with its prominent members who work to shape federal policy" and "spread propaganda and false news, while shaping and moderating/censoring the conversations of the unsuspecting community of American veterans who follow or join these groups and pages."

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Black girl ‘racially profiled by a mall cop’ just one year after her mother was reported to police for canvassing

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Three teenage girls in Oregon were accused of loitering by a mall security guard after they were turned away from rated-R movie and checked their phones to come up with an alternate plan for their evening.

Christine Bynum and two friends had gone to see a movie Friday at the Clackamas Town Center but were unable to get in after one of the girls forgot to bring her ID, so they went outside and sat in their car eating candy and looking at homecoming dresses on their phones before deciding what to do next, reported the Washington Post.

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