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Trump launched Twitter outburst after ‘substantial rain’ ruined his day at his golf course

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President Donald Trump bombarded his 72.5 million Twitter followers with dozens of messages Saturday evening.

The outburst — which numbered dozens of tweets and retweets — occurred after the president returned to Mar-a-Lago from Trump International Golf Club.

“POTUS managed to fit some golf in despite bouts of substantial rain here in West Palm Beach,” the White House pool reported.

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Trump praised his supporters, lashed out at his enemies, and bragged about his time in office.

Trump began by thanking a supporter, David J. Harris, Jr., who filmed a video of himself walking through an airport with a red, “Keep America Great” Trump reelection campaign hat.

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Trump retweeted messages from Vice President Mike Pence, RNC Chair Ronna (Romney) McDaniel, Senate Republicans, former Fox News personality Eric Bolling, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), the office of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Sen. Todd Young (R-IN), and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC).

His retweets revealed his White House pushing essentially the same exact message as his reelection campaign:

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As of publication, Trump had sent 40 messages on Twitter after returning to Mar-a-Lago.

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Florida seniors are ‘highly susceptible’ to coronavirus — which could hurt Trump’s reelection chances

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On Monday, The Washington Post examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on older voters' politics, and in particular how it is hurting President Donald Trump with the critical demographic in Florida — a state that is almost mandatory for the president to win for a second term.

"While Democrats have worried about Biden’s struggles to excite younger voters, older voters who are upset with the president are poised to be potentially more influential in November, especially in swing states whose populations skew their way, like Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan and Wisconsin," reported Jenna Johnson and Lori Rozsa. "In Florida, more than 20 percent of those who voted in the 2016 election were over age 65, according to exit polls. In 2016, Trump won the Florida senior vote by a 17-point margin over Clinton, according to exit polls. The state ranks as one Trump must almost certainly win to insure his victory, while Biden has other paths to the White House."

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Lawmakers discussing possibility that ‘freaked out’ Trump won’t accept election loss

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President Donald Trump's increasing attacks on election integrity have raised new alarms about his efforts to delegitimize the results in November.

Just as he did in 2016, Trump has been flinging baseless accusations of "rigged" elections and has, as president, threatened to withhold funding from Michigan and Nevada for going ahead with plans to allow voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic, reported Politico.

"He is planting the seeds for delegitimizing the election if he loses," said Vanita Gupta, a former head of Justice Department’s civil rights division under President Barack Obama. "It’s from the playbook. It’ll get more intense as he gets more freaked out."

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‘Un-American’ anti-lockdown protesters hammered by Army veteran for appropriating military gear to make their point

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In a Memorial Day column for the Washington Post, military vet Drew Garza -- who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan among other deployments -- hammered anti-lockdown protesters who have appropriated a quasi-military style of dress while sometimes carrying "un-American" flags at lockdown rallies.

According to the U.S. Army vet who is now a Tillman scholar at George Washington University, protesters who adorn themselves in military-style garb while carrying high-powered weapons to protest stay-at-home orders designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic is a personal affront to those who have actually served.

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