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‘He reeks of dread’: NYT’s Charles Blow relishes Trump’s ‘fear fibbing’ as money-laundering bombshells explode

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President Donald Trump on Monday went off on an angry tirade against the New York Times for reporting that officials at Deutsche Bank had flagged his accounts for potentially suspicious activity potentially related to money laundering.

New York Times columnist Charles Blow has subsequently published a column relishing the way Trump has started telling panicky lies about multiple reports that have called his reputation as an astute businessman into serious question.

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“In all those moments, he simply reeks of dread and trepidation,” Blow writes. “In those moments, we are reminded that Trump knows what other thinking people know: In a world not blinded and numbed by racial tribalism, demographic fears and cultural panic, these issues that barely nick him would cut him smooth and deep.”

Blow also zeroes in on Trump’s recent lie about disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was flagged by multiple government officials as being a dangerous hire. Trump subsequently ignored their advice, however, and falsely claimed that no one told him Flynn was being investigated for unethical conduct.

“Trump knows his statement is off, but he also knows that the truth has the capacity to harm when one operates in an arena beyond it,” Blow writes. “That tweet, unlike lying about his wall of hate already being under construction, is born of fear. I can just imagine the beads of sweat forming on the philtrum above his upper lip as his thumbs tap this falsehood on this phone. He grimaces; I smile.”

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Rick Wilson obliterates Dems for letting Lewandowski get away with stonewalling: ‘So bad it makes me cringe’

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Anti-Trump Republican strategist Rick Wilson dropped the hammer on House Democrats Tuesday for letting Trump minion Corey Lewandowski make a mockery of their oversight powers.

After witnessing a House Judiciary Committee hearing that quickly devolved into a circus with Lewandowski stonewalling and evading questions, Wilson unloaded on Democrats for failing in their basic responsibilities in governmental oversight.

"This is outrageous contempt," Wilson wrote. "It isn't just that this scumbag Lewandowski is slapping the committee with it. This is a test, and the Democrats are going to fail it. They're so bad at this it makes me cringe."

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Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu losing election: reports

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In a surprising turn of events, exit polls in Israel show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu losing the election. The prime minister's voting block failed to reach a 61 seats majority in the Knesset.

According the to the Jerusalem Post, there is no clear winner in the election. However, Axios reports that Netanyahu has failed to secure a victory.

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Trump attacks the homeless for sleeping in ‘our best highways, our best streets’ and vows to ‘do something about it’

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an angry broadside against America's homeless population.

The Washington Post's Josh Dawsey reports that Trump, during a conversation with reporters, complained that homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings."

The president then said that people who live in these buildings pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige," and then vowed that "we'll be doing something about it."

Trump says homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings" where people pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige." Says he's speaking to tenants who "want to leave the country." He adds: "We'll be doing something about it."

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