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Mike Pompeo’s meltdown during interview over Ukraine questions was ‘not the first time’: report

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo screamed at NPR “All Things Considered” co-host Mary Louise Kelly for asking questions about Ukraine during an interview.

Pompeo has been implicated in the abuse of power and obstruction of Congress scandal for which Trump is being impeached.

The Trump administration cabinet official reportedly “cursed at her, dropping f-bombs, made her point to Ukraine on an unmarked map (she did),” according to NPR host Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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CNN global affairs analyst and New Yorker staff writer Susan Glasser said it was not the first time she’d heard of such misconduct from Pompeo.

“This is outrageous — and not the first time, my sources tell me, that [Secretary Pompeo] has cursed privately at journalists whose questions he did not like,” Glasser reported. “Kelly is a true professional and an excellent journalist.”

National security reporter Jenna McLaughlin offered her own experience with Pompeo.

“Have had Pompeo’s people call my boss to try and embarrass me and kill my stories while he was CIA Director, have heard others about him throwing things in anger, etc.,” she reported.

“It’s a pattern,” McLaughlin added.

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Paul Krugman issues dire warning about next four months under Trump

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In his column for the New York Times, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman expressed dismay that -- even with coronavirus infection rates going through the roof across the country --Donald Trump is still acting like the health crisis is over and Americans should return to their normal lives.

Noting that Vice President Mike Pence recently penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal proclaiming, “There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave',” the columnist was gobsmacked by the Trump administration's "delusions and magical thinking that have marked every step of the Trump administration’s response to Covid-19."

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Republicans ‘anxious’ as campaign aides observe ‘a sudden alertness’ in Trump that he is losing: report

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Republican are growing increasingly worried about President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, according to a new report in Politico.

“I’d say Republicans are feeling anxious, and there’s a real sense of urgency for the president to precisely define his second term agenda. What are we running on? His answers on that have been lacking and he needs to show people why he wants four more years,” Scott Jennings, a top political adviser in the George W. Bush White House, told the publication.

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‘We’ve got to get a new guy’: Florida Trump voters lash out at the president as they flee the GOP

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In interviews with CNN's Jeff Zeleny, longtime Florida Republicans who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 admitted they have no intention of helping him stay in office when they vote in November.

With polls showing the president trailing in the all-important Sunshine State, where seniors preferred Trump over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by 21 points last election, the president now finds himself bleeding support from a demographic he desperately needs if he wants to stay in the Oval Office after the first of the year.

According to retired banker John Dudley, 77, he voted for Trump last election and the president promptly "blew it."

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