Sep 22, 2017

Trump unleashes on Kim Jong-un, Hillary Clinton, "media screaming"

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President Trump kicked off his Friday morning tweets by warning Sen. Rand Paul and any GOP members that voting against Graham-Cassidy will earn them the label "the Republican who saved ObamaCare."

He also called Kim Jong Un "a madman" and threatened to test him "like never before," tweeted that the Facebook ads story is a sign the "Russia hoax continues," and claimed the "Fake News Media" influenced the 2016 election by "screaming for Crooked Hillary Clinton."

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WHO won't call coronavirus a pandemic as cases spread

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