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WATCH: Trump whines to LSU players about being impeached while insisting ‘you’ve got a good president’

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President Donald Trump on Friday hosted members of the national champion Louisiana State University football team at the White House — and he took the opportunity to whine about being impeached.

“You’ve got a good [president] now, even though they’re trying to impeach the son of a b*tch!” Trump said, referring to himself. “Can you believe that? Can you believe that? We’ve got the greatest economy we’ve ever had… we got the greatest military, we rebuilt it, we took out those terrorists like… like your football team would have taken out those terrorists.”

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Trump then invited the entire team to come into the Oval Office for a photo op.

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Trump’s obsession with wrecking Obamacare is pushing him into a political buzzsaw: report

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner urges Texas GOP to cancel its convention

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner encouraged the Republican Party of Texas on Monday to cancel its in-person convention in Houston next week and warned that should the event continue, health inspectors would have the authority to shut down the gathering if certain guidelines are not followed.

Turner said that he planned to send a letter to members of the State Republican Executive Committee, the state party’s governing board, outlining conditions the party must follow in order to hold the convention.

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