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Trump’s Malaprop at the Gridiron

“I won’t rule out direct talks with Kim Jong Un, I just won’t. As far as the risk of dealing with a madman is concerned, that’s his problem not mine.”

— President Trump, quoted by Politico, in remarks to the annual Gridiron dinner.

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Trump Rates Own ‘Performance’

“My performance — some people called it my performance, I consider it work — got great reviews by everybody except two networks… Some said it was one of the greatest meetings they’ve ever seen.”

— President Trump, quoted by Axios, boasting about his handling of yesterday’s bipartisan meeting on immigration.

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More Trump Locker-Room Talk

“Trump liked to say that one of the things that made life worth living was getting your friends’ wives into bed.”

— From Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” page 23.

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Trump Asserts that Media Have to Let Him in Another Term or Fail

“Another reason that I’m going to win another four years is because newspapers, television, all forms of media will tank if I’m not there because without me, their ratings are going down the tubes. Without me, The New York Times will indeed be not the failing New York Times, but the failed New York Times. So they basically have to let me win.”

— President Trump, in an interview with the New York Times.

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Trump Clueless About Opioid Addiction, Too

“If we can teach young people not to take drugs… it’s really, really easy not to take them.”

— President Trump, quoted by Axios, while declaring a “nationwide public health emergency” on the opioid crisis.

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He Might Not Have Invented It, But He Perfected It

“I think one of the greatest of all terms I’ve come up with is ‘fake.’”

— President Trump, quoted by The Hill.

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Trump on Taking Responsibility for Healthcare

“Obama’s complaints about Republicans stopping his agenda are BS since he had full control for two years. He can never take responsibility.”

— Donald Trump, on Twitter, Sept. 26, 2012.

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Trump’s Flip-Flop on Healthcare

“I alone can fix it.”

— Donald Trump, speaking at the Republican national convention in July 2016.

“I’m not going to own it.”

— President Trump, quoted by the AP, after the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare collapsed.

Poetic Justice

The Twit of Twitter

Trump continues to ignore efforts to muzzle him,
Taking to Twitter to vilify and rail against Muslims.
If his given name was John
And his surname wasn’t Khan,
Do you think Trump would have insulted the mayor of London?

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Presidenting Is Hard!

“I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.”

— President Trump, in an interview with Reuters.