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‘You talk about morality’: Chris Wallace corners Pence aide after ‘imbecile’ Trump says Dingell burning in hell

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Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday refused to condemn President Donald Trump for suggesting that a deceased Democratic lawmaker is burning in hell.

Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Short about the remarks, which Trump made a recent rally.

“You talk about morality and character,” Wallace told Short. “I want to ask you about the president’s comments in Michigan this week where he suggested that the late Congressman John Dingell might be in hell looking up rather than in heaven looking down.”

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“How do you explain the president making a comment that hurt [Debbie Dingell] so deeply?” the Fox News host continued. “You talk about Christmas, this will be her first Christmas in 38 years without her husband. And why won’t he apologize?”

“I’m sorry that she’s hurting,” Short replied. “And I certainly wish her the best as she deals with the circumstances. I think that our administration respects the service of John Dingell in uniform. We respect his service to our country in Congress and we respect her service.”

“I’m sorry she’s in this circumstance today,” he added. “You know, John Dingell was not exactly a wallflower and John Dingell called the president imbecile in his closing months.”

Short noted that in spite of Dingell’s remarks about Trump, the president claimed that the president called his widow with condolences.

“He lowered flags to half mast,” he concluded. “I think this president is feeling in the midst of impeachment, that was something that came up at his rally speech.”

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‘Jealous’ Trump mocked as a ‘self-loathing manbaby with crippling insecurities’ after latest Bloomberg rant

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President Donald Trump started off the day by lobbing an attack on Mike Bloomberg, and other social media users suspected he was jealous of the billionaire's wealth.

The former New York City mayor has been spending millions on TV ads in his bid for the Democratic nomination, and the president grumbled about him on Twitter.

"Mini Mike Bloomberg doesn’t get on the Democrat Debate Stage because he doesn’t want to - he is a terrible debater and speaker," Trump tweeted. "If he did, he would go down in the polls even more (if that is possible!)."

Mini Mike Bloomberg doesn’t get on the Democrat Debate Stage because he doesn’t want to - he is a terrible debater and speaker. If he did, he would go down in the polls even more (if that is possible!).

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White House adviser warned colleagues Nancy Pelosi would eventually bring Trump down: ‘She’s an assassin’

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In an excerpt from the new book "A Very Stable Genius," former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon predicted that now-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would eventually attempt to bring the president down one way or the other.

According to Axios, the book states, "The night of January 23 [2017], the first Monday of his presidency, Trump came face?to?face with House and Senate leaders from both parties at a White House reception ... At a long table in the State Dining Room, Steve Bannon ... could not stop looking at Nancy Pelosi..."

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‘Dopes and babies!’ Trump unleashed expletive-filled rant at military leaders after growing bored in Pentagon meeting: report

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President Donald Trump erupted during a briefing intended to teach him the basic fundamentals of U.S. foreign policy -- and essentially ended any hope that he would ever learn them.

Six months into his presidency, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were frustrated and alarmed by the gaps in Trump's knowledge of world affairs, and they scheduled a Pentagon briefing to catch him up, reported the Washington Post.

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