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Rep. Clyburn slams Trump's praise for Robert E. Lee

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn sharply rebuked President Trump’s praise of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, who the president praised as a “great general,” but the Democrat called a “loser.” “The fact of the matter is, Robert E. Lee was a great tactician, was not a great person,” said Clyburn, of South Carolina, on…

‘SOME PEOPLE DID SOMETHING’: U.S. President Donald Trump trolls Rep. Ilhan Omar with video of her 9/11 comments, edited with clips of burning WTC

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the most recent controversy involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, retweeting video edited to suggest that the Minnesota Democrat was dismissive of the significance of the Sept. 11 attacks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president “shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack.”…