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‘I am a young, vibrant man’: Trump goes full-tilt pants on fire in rambling press event

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President Donald Trump delivered a cornucopia of lies as he talked with reporters on the White House South Lawn Friday morning. Among the many topics the president opined on were the economy, former Vice President Joe Biden’s entrance into the 2020 race, the deadly Unite the Right neo-Nazi rally, a treasonous Civil War-era general, age, his attempted firing of Special Counsel Robert mUeller, and the measles outbreak and vaccines.

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On Joe Biden, who is just four years older than Trump: “I am a young vibrant man.”

He falsely claimed his “both sides” remarks were describing only people who were in Charlottesville to support or oppose the monument to treasonous Civil War general Robert E. Lee, who waged war against the United States.

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On the Mueller report that details the lengths to which he went in trying to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

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CNN’s Jake Tapper weighed in on Trump’s remarks:

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Trump claimed hen did not pay $2 million to North Korea for the release of hostage Otto Warmbier, who died soon after being returned. Warmbier was tortured and returned in a vegetative state. Trump did not speak to reports the U.S. signed a letter of intent to pay North Korea.

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Stunningly, Trump reversed on his previous non-scientific, anti-vaccine remarks:

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Here’s a small sample of Trump’s previous anti-vaxx remarks.

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State supreme court judge rules Trump to be deposed in defamation case – third loss for president

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A New York State Supreme Court judge has ruled a defamation case against President Donald Trump can move forward, and that the President will be deposed by January 31, 2020. The case is being brought by former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos.

The is the President's third attempt to block the requirement for him to be deposed, and his third loss.

"Zervos has accused Trump of sexually assaulting her in 2007. She claims Trump kissed her twice on the lips during a lunch meeting in his New York City office, and on a separate occasion in Beverly Hills, she alleges he kissed her aggressively and touched her breast," CNN reports. "Trump has denied the allegations."

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‘Smoking gun so hot it’s still on fire’: Ex-US Attorney astonished by text shown in Vindman testimony

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A former U.S. Attorney says Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman has delivered "smoking gun" evidence of a quid pro quo arrangement between President Donald Trump and Ukraine.

The National Security Council staffer told a House impeachment inquiry that he was aware of -- and alarmed by -- efforts as early as March to pressure Ukraine to announce an investigation of Joe Biden and his son, which he believed were conducted to deliver a political benefit the president.

The counsel for House Democrats then showed a text sent 30 minutes before Trump's July 25 call to Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky, which shows the special envoy Kurt Volker dangling a White House visit to a Zelensky aide in exchange for an investigation.

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‘Perfectly impeachable’: George Conway says Vindman and Williams testimony is ‘absolutely devastating’ for Trump

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On Tuesday, as Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Mike Pence aide Jennifer Williams testified publicly about their knowledge of the Ukraine scandal, conservative lawyer George Conway called the testimony "devastating" for President Donald Trump — and proclaimed his conduct both impeachable and criminal.

This testimony, from two witnesses to the July 25 call, is absolutely devastating. That call was absolutely “perfect,” all right—perfectly impeachable.

And criminal.

— George Conway (@gtconway3d) November 19, 2019

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