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Michael Cohen dishes to Maddow on Trump’s mental state: ‘’He’s not the same person’

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MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow on Tuesday interviewed longtime Donald Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen about his forthcoming tell-all book on the president.

“Over time, do you feel like his sentience has declined, in what you’re describing there in terms of his spelling or the way that he speaks or sometimes has trouble with words?” she asked “Has that changed over time? Is he the same person that speaks now that you recognize from your time working with him for all those years?”

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“He’s not the same person that I knew going back years ago,” Cohen replied.

“He was always gruff. He was always a certain way, but the power that he now has has gone to his head,” he explained.

“He wants to be an autocrat. He wants to be the president of this country for life,” he continued. “He wants to be just like [Vladimir] Putin, just like Kim Jong-Un, like Nicolás Maduro, like Mohammed bin Salman.”

“He’s not joking. He doesn’t have a sense of humor, he doesn’t laugh or tell jokes, he doesn’t have a sense of humor,” Cohen said. “He means it when he says it and my book is intended to really open the eyes of the 38% base of his that no matter what Donald Trump does it’s acceptable to them. And he doesn’t care and they don’t care.”

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Portland sheriff fires back at Trump for falsely claiming he supports the president

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Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese of Portland, Oregon, quickly shut down President Donald Trump's claim that he endorsed him for the upcoming presidential election.

During the first presidential debate on Tuesday night, Reese took to Twitter with his reaction to Trump's remarks as he confirmed he has never supported Trump. In addition, he also made it clear he has no intent on supporting the president going forward.

"In tonight's presidential debate the President said the 'Portland Sheriff' supports him," Reese tweeted on Tuesday night, adding, "As the Multnomah County Sheriff I have never supported Donald Trump and will never support him."

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‘Biden won’: Fox Business host gives Kayleigh McEnany bad news about Trump’s debate

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany insisted on Wednesday that President Donald Trump came out on top against Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Tuesday night's debate.

McEnany was asked about Trump's performance by Fox Business host Stuart Varney.

"He thinks he won the debate?" Varney wondered. "Does he think that?"

"Yes, he does," McEnany replied. "He was in very good spirits. He brought the fight that I think the American people wanted to see."

"President Trump took on the role of both the media, what they should be doing, and a candidate sharing his record with the American people," she opined.

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Tim Scott says Trump ‘misspoke’ about Proud Boys: ‘If he doesn’t correct it, I guess he didn’t misspeak’

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Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on Wednesday sought to excuse President Donald Trump's refusal to disavow a far-right extremist group.

At Tuesday night's presidential debate, Trump was asked to speak out against the neo-fascist Proud Boys group.

"Proud Boys, stand back and stand by!" Trump replied.

On Wednesday, Scott was given a chance to comment on the remark during a meeting with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

“I think he misspoke in response to Chris Wallace's comment," Scott said. "I think he misspoke. I think he should correct it, if he doesn't correct it, I guess he didn't misspeak.”

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