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Trump spokesperson goes down in flames up against progressive reporter: ‘All you do is lie!’

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President Donald Trump’s spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany went down in flames up against Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks during a CNN panel Wednesday.

McEnany went on to try and spin the president as some sort of great leader for Black Americans. She said that the campaign is very “proud” of the president’s record on issues involving people of color.

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“He also just said he wouldn’t change his position on the Central Park Five,” cut in Cuomo.

McEnany tried to cut in, but Cuomo cut in. “Now, he said we’ll leave it at that. Come on.”

“Chris, you come — come on, you,” McEnany shot back. “We’ve been talking about the Central Park Five and racism and all of these things going back to the 2016 election, problem — American people didn’t believe it.”

The argument seemed to be that somehow, Trump wasn’t a racist because people still voted for him. Indeed, almost exclusively, white people voted for him.

“Sometimes the truth may not work in a campaign, but it doesn’t mean it’s not the truth and he shouldn’t come out,” Cuomo hit back. “I’ll never stop talking about it.”

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Cuomo then asked Uygur that while Trump is saying things like this, Democrats are too busy destroying themselves.

“No. First of all, we’re in a primary right now. There are 24 candidates in that race. It’s incumbent upon us to pick the best candidate, the most electable one. And the best one is going to be a populist Progressive who says I’m going to deliver higher wages and health care all the things that Trump promised you but was lying about —”

McEnany tried to cut in and claim that Trump has done everything he promised, a fact-check Raw Story examined Tuesday night.

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Uygur refused to let McEnany try and spin. The panel devolved into a fight from there.

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‘Where were you in April guys?’ Sports columnist shreds GOP senators’ ‘tantrums’ over college football cancellation

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A sports columnist on Wednesday hammered Republican lawmakers who are complaining about college football being cancelled even though they spent months doing nothing to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic that so far has killed more than 165,000 Americans.

Appearing on CNN, USA Today's Christine Brennan argued that we could be seeing college football begin right now if public officials had done the necessary work to contain the pandemic earlier this year.

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Trump can’t attack Kamala Harris without contradicting his own message: Bakari Sellers

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On Tuesday's edition of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," former South Carolina lawmaker Bakari Sellers broke down why Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) poses such a challenge for President Donald Trump.

"What we're seeing with the two parties is the narrow focus is going to be on the fact that Donald Trump and the Trump campaign have no way, and they do not know how to deal, with Kamala Harris," said Sellers. "It very difficult to say 'Kamala is a cop' and be a 'law and order president.' Those two things simply do not mesh. Not only ahistorical and inaccurate, but the messages, they collide."

"But second, it shows that the Republican Party and Democratic Party are going in two vastly different directions," continued Sellers. "The country is becoming more diverse, the country is becoming more brown. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris represent the demographics of what the country will be, and Donald Trump and Steven Miller and Mike Pence represent a day that's passed. So what I would say tonight is while Donald Trump and Mike Pence want to cheer on the Confederacy, we're trying to re-imagine what this country will look like. It goes back to a time where Americans can feel good about being first and about thinking about what our country can be: full of hope and faith."

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Trump has never even read a ‘children’s book’ about Abraham Lincoln: presidential historian

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A top presidential historian on Tuesday revealed that President Donald Trump personally admitted to him that he had never read a book about President Abraham Lincoln -- not even a children's book like the ones read in public schools.

Appearing on CNN, Rice University history professor Douglas Brinkley argued that Trump is the most historically illiterate president he's ever encountered, and he said his knowledge of past presidents and historical events boils down to reciting factoids about them that may or may not be accurate.

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