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Fox News busted airing tweet from prank account ‘Hugh Janus’ to smear Hillary Clinton

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In a rush to condemn former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Fox News on Wednesday mistakenly aired a tweet from a prank account whose name sounds like “huge anus.”

“She so desperately wants to run again but she wants America to beg her,” a tweet displayed by Fox News said on Wednesday. “That’s not happening.”

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The tweet turned out to be from an anti-Hillary Clinton bot named “Hugh Janus.”

Media Matters’ Natalie Martinez, who caught the mistake, offered some advice to the news channel.

“1. Don’t amplify accounts with clearly spammy handle names,” she said. “2. Maybe read the screen name aloud before you broadcast it to the world.”

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Trump says cough drop in Pelosi’s mouth was her teeth falling out

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Speaker Nancy Pelosi Sunday on Twitter instead of defending himself against accusations of bribery.

Pelosi did her weekly press conference at the end of the week while sucking on either a cough drop or a mint. It wouldn't be shocking if it was the former, as Pelosi was clearing her throat and also drinking water while speaking to the press.

Trump decided it was neither, and instead, it was false teeth falling out of her mouth.

"Because Nancy’s teeth were falling out of her mouth, and she didn’t have time to think!" Trump tweeted in response to a video from the press conference.

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Conservative pens scathing op-ed with sarcastic defense of Republicans’ humiliating hypocrisy

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Conservative columnist Max Boot wasn't shocked when he saw Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) proclaim he had no intention of being an independent juror during President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. The Trump antagonist penned his Sunday column dripping with sarcasm.

His fellow conservative colleague, Jennifer Rubin, similarly said that no one expected anything better from Graham. Boot extended his disdain to the entire Republican Party.

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Americans still don’t know why Trump was rushed to Walter Reed hospital: ex-White House press secretary

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It's been three weeks since President Donald Trump was rushed to Walter Reed hospital, and former White House press secretary Joe Lockhart reminded his Twitter following that Americans still don't know what happened.

"It’s been 3weeks since the President made an unscheduled and rushed trip to Walter Reed. Americans have a right to know about the President's health and the WH explanations doesn’t pass the smell test. I hope there are still enterprising reporters on this. Democracy dies in the dark," Lockhart tweeted.

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