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Trump left G7 leaders ‘mostly speechless’ with repeated stories about ‘great guy’ Kim Jong-un: report

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President Donald Trump’s bizarre infatuation with Kim Jong-un has reached new heights, as sources tell BuzzFeed News that the president has repeatedly regaled world leaders with the same story about his relationship with the North Korean leader.

Essentially, Trump has repeatedly told leaders about meeting Kim in Singapore in 2018 and explaining to him the origins of “Little Rocket Man,” the nickname that the president swiped from the classic Elton John song and then repeatedly used to taunt North Korea’s government over its missile tests.

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Kim at this point said that he was not at all offended by being called “Rocket Man,” and was instead insulted that the president referred to him as “little,” which Trump apparently found hilarious.

BuzzFeed’s sources say that Trump trotted this story out again at last month’s G7 summit in France, as world leaders were left “mostly speechless” by the president’s tale, which also included remarks about Kim being a “great guy.”

One source tells BuzzFeed that Trump regularly dotes on Kim and admires the “strength” he’s shown in running a brutal dictatorship.

“He is so fascinated with him,” the source said. “He has a childish fascination with brutality.”

Read the whole report here.

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Al Sharpton busts Trump’s hypocrisy on Morning Joe: ‘He chased Joe Scarborough like a hungry dog behind a bone’

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The Rev. Al Sharpton called out President Donald Trump for groveling for Joe Scarborough's approval for years, only to turn around and baselessly accuse him of murder.

The president claimed he'd always been haunted by the possibility that the "Morning Joe" had been involved in the 2001 death of former congressional staffer Lori Klausutis, but Sharpton dismissed that as nonsense.

....about whether or not Joe could have done such a horrible thing? Maybe or maybe not, but I find Joe to be a total Nut Job, and I knew him well, far better than most. So many unanswered & obvious questions, but I won’t bring them up now! Law enforcement eventually will?

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This billionaire Republican governor has been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

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‘Recipe for disaster’: NC doctor slams Trump’s hopes for a packed GOP convention as ‘an incredibly bad idea’

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A North Carolina strongly cautioned his state's governor from caving in to President Donald Trump's wishes for a packed Republican National Convention.

The president has threatened to move the RNC this summer from Charlotte if Gov. Roy Cooper did not ease coronavirus restrictions to allow for a full-scale event, but a local physician told WCNC-TV that Trump's plan was unreasonable.

"What do we know about infections?" said Dr. Jeffrey Galvin, of the Vitality Medical Wellness group. "Infection requires two things, exposure plus time."

Trump wants to pack 20,000 Republicans, journalists and others into Spectrum Center in August, but Galvin said infected people shed small amounts of the virus every time they breathe.

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