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GOP senator panicked that Trump has ‘lost focus’ and is derailing the entire Republican Party: report

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After a long week of disorganized leadership and petty controversies from President Donald Trump, some of his Republican allies in Congress are starting to worry that he has taken his eye off the ball — including Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA).

According to Politico, at a lunch on Thursday, Isakson expressed his fears. “I’m so worried that the president has lost focus … It’s frightening for the country,” Isakson said. He quickly qualified his words to avoid a direct criticism of the president, adding, “It’s not that he’s doing something wrong, we’re doing the wrong thing on stuff that ought not be political.”

After the lunch, Isakson tried to strike up a more optimistic tone, saying “Everybody’s trying … I think [Trump] now understands and he’ll help us out.”

Earlier this week, Trump made draconian border security demands that nearly derailed a badly-needed disaster relief bill, although he backed off these demands at the last minute and gave the package a path to passage. This was followed quickly by his high-profile feud with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and a threat to put all legislation on hold as a means of forcing House Democrats to cease oversight activity into his administration.

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Trump flips out and threatens ‘obliteration’ after Iran calls him retarded

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday angrily hit back at Iran after the nation accused him of being "retarded."

Writing on Twitter, the president accused Iran of making a "very ignorant and insulting statement" against him, which he said "only shows that they do not understand reality."

The president then threatened the nation with "obliteration" if it didn't wise up.

"Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force," he wrote. "In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration. No more John Kerry & Obama!"

....Iran’s very ignorant and insulting statement, put out today, only shows that they do not understand reality. Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force. In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration. No more John Kerry & Obama!

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Condo owner sends recording of monkey noises to prospective renter — and repeatedly calls her the N-word

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Giulia Ozyesilpinar, the owner and operator of the Ocean Five Condo Hotel in Miami Beach, went on a racist tirade this week against a prospective renter because she didn't promptly respond to her WhatsApp messages.

The Miami New Times reports that London resident Monifah Brown had booked a condo at Ocean Five with some friends who were planning to go with her to a summer vacation in Miami.

However, after booking the condo, Ozyesilpinar sent her messages saying that she was having problems processing her credit cards. After Brown didn't initially respond to those messages, Ozyesilpinar sent her a racist message telling her that she was hurting the reputations of other black people.

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‘Incoherent’ Trump blistered by ex-National Security Council member for acting as Putin’s unwitting stooge

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In a ferocious column for Politico, a former member of the National Security Council who served under both President George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton called out Donald Trump for what he called the president's "incomprehensible" policies when it comes to Russia.

According to Andrew S. Weiss, vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment, the American president is likely the best friend Russian President Vladimir Putin could wish for.

Pointing out that Trump's meeting with Putin in Osaka is only days away, Weiss, who worked on Russian affairs in the State Department, said the get-together is happening just as three government officials with the most experience dealing with Russia -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Joseph Dunford, the NSC’s in-house Russia expert Fiona Hill, and U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman -- are leaving the administration.

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