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Trump Slams Left-Wing Reporter’s ‘Racist Question’

The results of the US midterm elections have played out much like a modern sporting event for the kiddies.

Everyone gets a prize.

The Republicans not only held onto the Senate, but expanded their majority.

The Democrats took over majority control of the House of Representatives.

US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court picks, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, both retain their lifetime seats.

And as for Trump, well, it didn’t take him long to go back on the offensive.

Trump walked into a White House press conference with combative words. He blamed Republicans for losing their seats and lashed out at reporters who challenged him.

During a raucous news conference that lasted close to 90 minutes, he cast Tuesday’s congressional election results as ‘very close to complete victory’ for Republicans and said he could negotiate easier on some issues with Democrats, anyway.

Some reporters pushed him on whether his campaign rhetoric on migrants from central America was divisive — and on developments in a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Trump aggressively pushed back.

CNN should be ashamed of itself, having you working for them,’ Trump told CNN correspondent Jim Acosta.

You are a rude, terrible person.’

A White House staffer grabbed and pulled the microphone while Acosta held it in his hands.

To PBS NewsHour’s Yamiche Alcindor, who asked him about white nationalists being emboldened by Trump labelling himself a ‘nationalist’, Trump said he was insulted.

That’s such a racist question,’ Trump said.

Trump took the rare step of mocking Republican candidates who kept their distance from him during the campaign because of concerns that his divisive messages on immigration would turn off voters.

Carlos Curbelo, Mike Coffman — too bad, Mike,’ he said, referring to losing Republican congressmen in Florida and Colorado contests.

Trump scorned Utah’s Mia Love and Virginia’s Barbara Comstock.

Mia Love gave me no love,’ he said.

And Barbara Comstock was another one. I mean, I think she could have won that race, but she didn’t want to have any embrace.’

Trump also warned Democrats against using their new political power to investigate him.

Some House Democrats have threatened to use the subpoena power they will gain in January to investigate Trump and his administration’s actions.

The president warned he will respond in kind and government will suffer, plus, he said, Democrats have ‘nothing, zero’ on him.

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The Australian Tribune with AP

The Australian Tribune with AP

The Australian Tribune with AP

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  1. What the world needs now is some more Trumps, so the Lefties can get back some of their own brand of medicine. Go get them Donald!
    JL

  2. We have to put up with the sanctimonious dimwit people Trump refers to every night on TV and our newspapers are so full of bile they are only useful for starting a fire. The sooner the swamp is drained the sooner positive things will start to happen. You may not like him or agree with his manner in dealing with issues but he is a dooer unlike some of his limp predecessors.

    1. What is he DOING except spreading hate and fear????.. More may be working but are they making a living wage?? Americans can aspire to so much more than this psychological slavery to billionaires they live under..

      1. Tim you have a romantic notion built on the US Media version of things and less than popular crowds venting their displeasure at not getting their way. Trump doesn’t need to spread hate and fear it has been a factor of life in the US for decades…..the Ku Klux Clan the Mafia to name a few who keep the fire burning.