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Tea Party Republican cheers on Dems for calling out Trump as a white supremacist

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Appearing on CNN on Friday afternoon, former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Il) reviewed President Donald Trump’s week and called it lousy — then proceeded to give a thumbs-up to Democrats who have finally called the president a “white supremacist.”

Speaking with host Pamela Brown, Walsh called Trump’s highly-orchestrated visit with mass-shooting survivors in Dayton and El Paso a disaster and dismissed reports the president would do anything about gun laws.

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“The problem here, Pamela, and it’s always a problem with President Trump, and you know this, you just can’t believe anything he says,” he explained. “He’s been down this road on gun control before and nobody knows where he stands. nobody generally knows where he stands on any issue, which is why I think [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and the Republicans rightly are trying to just slow walk this.”

“This is just the president right now playing politics because, let’s be honest, he had a horrible week this week,” he added.

Asked about the name-calling of Trump by Democrats, Walsh said it was deserved.

“Let me ask you about this reporting from Axios that Trump campaign officials think the president will benefit from being called a white supremacist by the Democrats,” Brown suggested. “They actually believe it will embolden his base. What do you think about the campaign’s view of these claims that he’s a white supremacist?”

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“Pamela, Trump believes and people around Trump believe the only way he can win is to divide this country again. How sad is that?” Walsh shot back. “So all he’s doing is he’s speaking to his 35 percent of the American people who would do anything for him. But this doesn’t play with the vast majority of the American people.”

“But could it backfire on Democrats?” Brown pressed. “The point is could it backfire on the Democrats calling him a white supremacist and going out there and saying that?”

“No, I don’t think so because this president has given them the opportunity to do that,” Walsh explained. “Whether he’s a white supremacist or not, Pamela, he dips his toes into that pool every day that he campaigns. He certainly is encouraging this ugly bigotry and racism that we’re seeing around the country right now.”

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Morning Joe drops bomb on Trump about impeachment support in states he desperately needs in 2020

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Kicking off Tuesday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski busted out the latest polling numbers about support for impeachment in key battleground states and let Donald Trump know he is deeply underwater.

Jumping right into it, the Brzezinski said, "Half of voters in six states that helped carry Trump to victory in 2016 say they support the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into the president. According to the latest New York Times/Siena College poll put that support at 50 percent of voters in Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Arizona -- 45 percent say they oppose."

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Can the Trump cult be deprogrammed?

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Stephen Colbert rips ‘idiot’ GOP senator for defending Trump’s unconstitutional self-dealing

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"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert returned from New Zealand for a new show that aired Monday evening.

"I have been as far from the insatiable black hole of news that is Donald Trump as you can get on this planet.

I've heard there have been some developments over the last 10 days that did not go well for Donnie,"

The host ripped Trump's 71-minute press conference.

"Seventy-one minutes is not a press conference, it's a one man show," he explained. "If you liked 'Fleabag,' you'll love Donald Trump in 'Douchebag,'" he said.

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