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Husband of deceased Scarborough staffer pens heartbreaking letter detailing pain Trump has caused with his incendiary tweets

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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough addressed President Donald Trump’s speculation about his alleged involvement in the death of his former staffer decades ago.

The “Morning Joe” host has for years pushed back against baseless rumors — now spread by the president — that he was somehow involved in the July 2001 death of his 28-year-old staffer Loris Klausutis.

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“I know all too well how much T.J. [Klausutis] has suffered, and how much — he’s told me his family has suffered,” Scarborough said. “You know, he says, in the letter, that the president has taken something that doesn’t belong to him, the memory of his dead wife, and perverted it for perceived political gain.”

Her husband has asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to remove Trump’s tweet from the platform.

“I would also ask that you consider Lori’s niece and two nephews who will eventually come across this filth in the future. They have never met their Aunt and it pains me to think they would ever have to about her this way,” Klausutis wrote to Dorsey. “My wife deserves better.”

Scarborough said the smears against him had actually hurt his late staffer’s husband and other family members the most.

“You know, that’s something that he has had to deal with for 19 years, whether it was, you know, from the far left of the internet, or from Katherine Harris several years later on the internet, or from a far-left website on the internet, or from the president of the United States,” Scarborough said. “You know, every time they spread these lies, they’re hurting the family. There are parallels that [New York Times contributing writer] Kara Swisher talks about, with Sandy Hook, the Sandy Hook truthers, and with the Seth Rich conspiracy theory. Except, as Kara writes, this is perhaps even worse because the lies, the conspiracy theories, the hate speech is being spread by the president of the United States.”

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Stephen Colbert hilariously mocks Oklahoma governor ‘Stitt for brains’ for catching COVID-19 after ignoring masks

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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) revealed Wednesday that he is positive for the coronavirus. It could have been the exposure he incurred at the Trump rally. Or it could have been all of those times he went out without a mask saying he was "social distancing." Either way, it was something "A Late Show" host Stephen Colbert found to be a hilarious example of schadenfreude.

"All the people in charge who told us the pandemic wasn't a big deal are looking big dumb right now like Oklahoma governor and chunky Dracula Kevin Stitt, cuz remember Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma full of unmasked open mouth screamers," said Colbert. "Lots of people called it a terrible idea, said it should be canceled. Not Governor Stitt."

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The problem isn’t the campaign manager — it’s Trump: Republican analyst

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Switching up the campaign manager four months before the election when the latest poll shows you 12 points down has nothing to do with the campaign's leadership, Republican analyst Amanda Carpenter explained on CNN Wednesday.

"The problem isn't that Donald Trump has a bad campaigner," said Carpenter in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon. "They're raising tons of money. They have a boatload of surrogates. The problem is that he has a bad presidency. And no one -- no one, no spin master, not Kellyanne Conway, not Brad Parscale can spin the most important number of this election, and that's -- at present, 137,000 dead and rising. And so what we need to see if Donald Trump wants to turn this around is to turn around his white house. And I have four words of advice: More Fauci, less Kayleigh."

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Here’s what you need to know about Bill Stepien — the man who just took over Trump’s fledgling campaign

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President Donald Trump announced that his campaign manager, Brad Parscale, is being shoved out of his role given the failures the campaign has suffered over the past seven months.

In his place, for now, at least, will be Bill Stepien.

If that name sounds familiar, it may be because Stepien was part of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's Bridgegate scandal, where, as punishment to Mayor Mark Sokolich, two of three toll lanes were closed during a Monday morning rush hour and weren't reopened until Friday.

The court case quoted Bill Stepien's name over 700 times, including an email in which he claimed, "It will be a tough November for this little Serbian." The mayor was born in Fort Lee, and his lineage isn't Serbian, it's actually Croatian.

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