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Trump ripped for praise of racist football player over black #1 NFL pick: ‘Your favorite white boy was drafted second’

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It did not go unnoticed on Twitter Saturday morning that president Donald Trump was quick to congratulate a white football player who was selected second in the NFL pro draft — while ignoring the black player who was drafted first after winning the Heisman Trophy.

On Saturday Trump skipped over Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, selected first by the Arizona Cardinals, to heap praise on Ohio State’s Nick Bosa who has been a critic of former 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick — who Trump loathes over his kneeling protests.

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Trump tweeted, “Congratulations to Nick Bosa on being picked number two in the NFL Draft. You will be a great player for years to come, maybe one of the best. Big Talent! San Francisco will embrace you but most importantly, always stay true to yourself. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”

Twitter users were quick to point out Trump’s omission of Murray and to point out that Bosa has a history of promoting white nationalist Twitter accounts.

You can see some tweets below:

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Neurologist: Trump’s ‘forward-leaning posture’ and ‘body ticks’ are cause for serious concern — report

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A professor of Neurology at George Washington University says he believes there may be legitimate concerns over President Donald J. Trump's "forward-listing posture" that goes beyond the comical memes and gif responses normally shared on social media.

"I know something about political figures and observable signs of illness from afar," Richard E. Cytowic M.D. wrote in Psychology Today. "... The American public deserves an accurate account of our president’s health."

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DOJ begs for delay of hearing in Trump rape case — claims it didn’t know about COVID rules in NYC

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The United States Department of Justice was expected to attempt to intervene in a civil case involving President Donald Trump on Tuesday, but the government's attorney was apparently unable to enter the courthouse.

The case involves an allegation by longtime columnist E. Jean Carroll that Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York City. Trump denied the accusation and lashed out at Carroll, resulting in her suing him for defamation. On Wednesday, the DOJ was expected to argue a novel legal strategy that Trump's statements against Carroll were an official presidential action. This would allow taxpayer-funded attorneys to defend Trump in his civil case.

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Trump’s legacy in the GOP is one of ‘crybaby conservatism’: conservative columnist

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Writing in the Washington Post this Wednesday, columnist George Will slammed President Trump as a "practitioner of crybaby conservatism."

Citing Trump's disputing of reports that his inauguration turnout was lower than Barack Obama's, Will says Trump's presidency began with a "wallow in self-pity" and will probably end "in ignominy when he slinks away pouting, trailing clouds of recriminations..."

According to Will, the Trump era has caused the Republican Party to "eagerly" surrender its self-respect. "And having hitched its wagon to a plummeting cinder, the party is about to have a rendezvous with a surly electorate wielding a truncheon."

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