Trump’s Twitter fight shows his use of power for personal whims

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CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/miguel-marquez-profile” target=”_blank”>Miguel Marquezu003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”As one county in a key swing state reopens, some of its small business owners are divided on how President Donald Trump has handled the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/miguel-marquez-profile” target=”_blank”>Miguel Marquezu003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Press secretary defends her record of mail-in voting”,”duration”:”01:48″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/27/kayleigh-mcenany-trump-mail-in-voting-acosta-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/27/kayleigh-mcenany-trump-mail-in-voting-acosta-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200527152206-acosta-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/27/kayleigh-mcenany-trump-mail-in-voting-acosta-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending her record of mail-in voting as President Trump continues to criticize absentee ballots. CNN’s u003ca href=”/profiles/jim-acosta-profile” target=”_blank”>Jim Acostau003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending her record of mail-in voting as President Trump continues to criticize absentee ballots. CNN’s u003ca href=”/profiles/jim-acosta-profile” target=”_blank”>Jim Acostau003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Fauci: We need to reserve judgment on political conventions”,”duration”:”00:59″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/27/anthony-fauci-conventions-coronavirus-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/27/anthony-fauci-conventions-coronavirus-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200527102003-dr-anthony-fauci-may-27-2020-02-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/27/anthony-fauci-conventions-coronavirus-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, recommended reserving judgment for now on whether or not to hold the Democratic and Republican conventions that are scheduled to take place in August during the coronavirus pandemic.”,”descriptionText”:”Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, recommended reserving judgment for now on whether or not to hold the Democratic and Republican conventions that are scheduled to take place in August during the coronavirus pandemic.”},{“title”:”Governor fights back tears at briefing discussing masks”,”duration”:”00:38″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/23/north-dakota-governor-briefing-masks-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/23/north-dakota-governor-briefing-masks-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200523100517-north-dakota-governor-doug-burgum-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/23/north-dakota-governor-briefing-masks-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Governor Doug Burgum (R-ND) fights back tears discussing masks during his daily press briefing about coronavirus, saying that those wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic may not be doing so for political reasons.”,”descriptionText”:”Governor Doug Burgum (R-ND) fights back tears discussing masks during his daily press briefing about coronavirus, saying that those wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic may not be doing so for political reasons.”},{“title”:”Biden responds to Trump on masks: ‘He’s a fool'”,”duration”:”02:32″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/26/joe-biden-jabs-trump-over-wearing-mask-mh-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/26/joe-biden-jabs-trump-over-wearing-mask-mh-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200526115742-trump-biden-mask-memorial-day-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/26/joe-biden-jabs-trump-over-wearing-mask-mh-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”In an interview with CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/dana-bash-profile” target=”_blank”>Dana Bashu003c/a>, Democratic presidential candidate u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/05/26/politics/joe-biden-cnn-interview-trump-face-masks/index.html” target=”_blank”>Joe Biden hit back at President Donald Trump over wearing a masku003c/a>, and his ability to lead the country.”,”descriptionText”:”In an interview with CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/dana-bash-profile” target=”_blank”>Dana Bashu003c/a>, Democratic presidential candidate u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/05/26/politics/joe-biden-cnn-interview-trump-face-masks/index.html” target=”_blank”>Joe Biden hit back at President Donald Trump over wearing a masku003c/a>, and his ability to lead the country.”},{“title”:”Trump likes to golf … a 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platform”,”duration”:”04:27″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/27/donald-trump-coronavirus-voting-social-media-se-cupp-unfiltered-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/27/donald-trump-coronavirus-voting-social-media-se-cupp-unfiltered-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200527154147-se-cupp-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/27/donald-trump-coronavirus-voting-social-media-se-cupp-unfiltered-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/s-e-cupp-profile” target=”_blank”>SE Cuppu003c/a> discusses President Donald Trump’s response to Twitter highlighting two of his tweets that falsely claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/s-e-cupp-profile” target=”_blank”>SE Cuppu003c/a> discusses President Donald Trump’s response to Twitter highlighting two of his tweets that falsely claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud. “},{“title”:”Keilar pushes Alabama Secy of State on his promise to Trump”,”duration”:”04:53″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/26/alabama-secretary-of-state-mail-in-voting-crn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/26/alabama-secretary-of-state-mail-in-voting-crn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200526163628-keilar-john-merrill-crn-vpx-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/26/alabama-secretary-of-state-mail-in-voting-crn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”After President Trump has repeatedly railed on mail-in voting, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill tweeted that his state would not allow mail-in ballots but would provide absentee ballots for those who do not feel safe voting at the poles due to the coronavirus. “,”descriptionText”:”After President Trump has repeatedly railed on mail-in voting, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill tweeted that his state would not allow mail-in ballots but would provide absentee ballots for those who do not feel safe voting at the poles due to the coronavirus. “},{“title”:”Biden won’t commit to picking a woman of color as VP”,”duration”:”01:49″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/26/joe-biden-vice-president-pick-african-american-woman-mh-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/26/joe-biden-vice-president-pick-african-american-woman-mh-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200526145109-joe-biden-dana-bash-interview-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/26/joe-biden-vice-president-pick-african-american-woman-mh-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he was considering choosing a woman of color as his running mate, but was also considering other candidates.”,”descriptionText”:”In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said he was considering choosing a woman of color as his running mate, but was also considering other candidates.”},{“title”:”Trump pushes conspiracy theory about MSNBC host”,”duration”:”03:47″,”sourceName”:”CNN Business”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/business/2020/05/26/trump-tweet-joe-scarborough-stelter.cnn-business/index.xml”,”videoId”:”business/2020/05/26/trump-tweet-joe-scarborough-stelter.cnn-business”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200526105814-trump-scarborough-stelter-newsroom-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/business/2020/05/26/trump-tweet-joe-scarborough-stelter.cnn-business/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump tweets have dredged up a baseless and debunked claim about MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan and Brian Stelter discuss the decades-old conspiracy theory.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump tweets have dredged up a baseless and debunked claim about MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan and Brian Stelter discuss the decades-old conspiracy theory.”},{“title”:”Trump retweets criticism of Joe Biden for wearing mask”,”duration”:”01:58″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/26/trump-retweets-brit-hume-biden-mask-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/26/trump-retweets-brit-hume-biden-mask-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200526072948-biden-mask-trump-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/26/trump-retweets-brit-hume-biden-mask-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump retweeted Fox News analyst Brit Hume’s criticism of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for wearing a mask in public.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump retweeted Fox News analyst Brit Hume’s criticism of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for wearing a mask in public.”},{“title”:”Journalist describes protesters hanging effigy of governor “,”duration”:”02:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/05/25/effigy-of-kentucky-governor-beshear-hung-intv-crn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/05/25/effigy-of-kentucky-governor-beshear-hung-intv-crn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200525010535-01-andy-beshear-effigy-hung-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/05/25/effigy-of-kentucky-governor-beshear-hung-intv-crn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”A group of protesters holding a rally outside of Gov. Andy Beshear’s mansion at the state capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky, hung an effigy of the governor on a tree. CNN speaks to a journalist who witnessed the event.”,”descriptionText”:”A group of protesters holding a rally outside of Gov. Andy Beshear’s mansion at the state capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky, hung an effigy of the governor on a tree. CNN speaks to a journalist who witnessed the event.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-12ws1dx’,”,”js-video_source-featured-12ws1dx”,true,true,’this-week-in-politics’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length



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