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‘Maybe we’ll have to find something new’: Trump strangely interrupts his own speech at opioid abuse summit

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President Donald Trump and the First Lady traveled to Atlanta Wednesday to speak at the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit. Following the First Lady’s remarks, President Trump also delivered a speech, but it was far different from what many attendees may have expected.

Throughout his speech, the President interrupted his prepared remarks to do what he does best: embellish.

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“We will not solve this epidemic overnight,” the President told attendees, mostly experts and stakeholders in battling prescription drug and opioid abuse. “But we will stop…” the President said, literally stopping.

Trump paused, his hand still in the air.

“There’s just nothing going to stop us,” he clearly ad-libbed. “No matter how you cut it. I know some of the people in this room. Nothing stops you,” he said, pointing to the room.

“Nothing stops you, I can tell you,” he said, pointing to a different section of attendees.

“We will never stop, until our job is done,” Trump told the audience, apparently in a live update to his written speech. “And then maybe we’ll have to find something new. And I hope that’s going to be soon, but we will succeed. We have results that are unbelievable,” he added.

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Despite claiming “unbelievable” results, Trump embellished again, claiming the opioid crisis is even worse than the numbers say it is:

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He then touted the unemployment numbers, saying that all his results are the “best everything” – embellishing yet again. Seconds later, speaking about former inmates getting jobs, he said they’re doing great. “Not all, but there’s nothing all about any of us.”

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Trump later touted his wall, which he promised Mexico would pay for, but apparently forgot. He also insisted he will build almost 400 miles of wall, despite Congress refusing to fund it. According to the President, the wall is being built right now, and it’s “probably ahead of schedule,” which is false.

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Vox’s Aaron Rupar, who posted these clips and watched the President’s speech, offered this response:

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Pentagon officials mockingly call Trump’s defense secretary ‘Yesper’ because he is so obedient to the president

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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper this week reportedly angered President Donald Trump when he said that he did not want to deploy American military forces in Washington D.C.

A new report from the Washington Post claims that this was a very rare act of defiance for Esper, who has earned a reputation in the Pentagon as a loyal Trump apparatchik.

"His former colleagues still serving in the military had warned him in recent months about Trump’s sway over its leadership," the Post's sources say. "Some told him that Esper had been dubbed 'Yesper' by some in the Pentagon because he seemed unable to say no to the president."

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Trump accuses China of sending coronavirus to US: ‘What’s going on? It’s a gift from China’

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President Donald Trump accused China of purposefully infecting Americans with the coronavirus.

The president boasted about the surprise return of 2.5 million jobs last month -- the largest increase on record -- and claimed that showed the coronavirus pandemic was winding down and the U.S. economy was opening back up.

"We're at 105,000 lives [lost to the virus]," Trump said Friday outside the White House. "We also closed it up to Europe. Europe became very infected from China, a gift from China, not good. They should have stopped it, they should have stopped it at the source. It's a gift from China and a very bad gift, I will tell you that, and you do say, how come at Wuhan where it started and they were very badly -- they were in bad trouble."

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‘The president is a lunatic’: Viewers stunned as ‘utterly shameless’ Trump proclaims it is ‘a great day’ for George Floyd

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President Donald Trump sparked outrage on Friday after saying that George Floyd was having a "great day" in the wake of nationwide protests over his killing.

"George is looking down right now and saying 'this is a great thing happening for our country,'" the president said. "It’s great day for him, a great day for everybody. This is a great, great day in terms of equality. It’s really what our constitution requires and what our country is about."

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Trump's remark came just one day after hundreds of mourners attended an emotional memorial service for Floyd, who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

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