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BUSTED: Trump campaign attempts to gaslight America — by blatantly lying about what the president said in racist tweetstorm

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President Donald Trump’s campaign attempted to deny what the commander-in-chief said during a highly-criticized Twitter rant that was labeled by CNN as, “straight-up racist.”

On Saturday, Trump tweeted a nativist attack on the four Democratic women of color in Congress known as “The Squad.” Despite the fact three of the four were born in America, Trump told them to “go back” to the countries from which they came.

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Matt Wolking, the deputy director of communications for rapid response for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, attempted to deny that Trump told ever told them to “go back” — despite including a screengrab of Trump’s tweet documenting him saying exactly that.

Screengrab of the Trump campaign denying what he said while reminding people that he did, in fact, say “go back”

Wolking was immediately fact-checked on his denial.

Here is some of what people were saying:

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Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles — ‘the hardest #Megxit possible’

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Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will give up their royal titles and public funding as part of a settlement with the Queen to start a new life away from the British monarchy.

The historic announcement from Buckingham Palace on Saturday follows more than a week of intense private talks aimed at managing the fallout of the globetrotting couple's shock resignation from front-line royal duties.

It means Queen Elizabeth II's grandson Harry and his American TV actress wife Meghan will stop using the titles "royal highness" -- the same fate that befell his late mother Princess Diana after her divorce from Prince Charles in 1996.

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GOP senator tells home-state press that impeachment trial must be ‘viewed as fair’: report

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Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke to local reporters on Saturday about her role in the upcoming Donald Trump impeachment trial.

Murkowski explained she would likely vote with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on an initial vote on whether to allow witnesses. However, she left the door open to voting for witnesses after House impeachment managers make their opening case.

"I don't know what more we need until I have been given the base case," she said. "We will have that opportunity to say 'yes' or 'no' ... and if we say 'yes,' the floor is open."

Overall, Murkowski said it was important for the trial to been viewed as fair.

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White House press secretary urged to do her job: ‘We don’t pay you to be a Twitter troll’

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White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was blasted on Saturday over the confusion resulting from her refusal to hold daily press briefings.

CNN senior media reporter Oliver Darcy was alarmed that Grisham's assistant, Hogan Gidley, was forcing reporters to refer to his remarks as coming from a "sources close to the President's legal team."

Darcy noted that Trump had repeatedly questioned the veracity of unnamed sources, making it problematic for Gidley to demand to be quoted as such.

https://twitter.com/oliverdarcy/status/1218704788432572422

Grisham responded to the criticism and asked Darcy to "stop with the righteous indignation.

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