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Trump Fact-Checks NBC for Headline Claiming He Called Robert E. Lee a “Great General”

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Trump often gets criticized by both friends and foes for his liberal use of Twitter.

Say what you will about his choices to mock and belittle media personalities and dangerous dictators alike on the platform, there is certainly a unique advantage to being able to hear directly from the president himself, instead of the blatantly biased media go-between.

While Trump usually goes on epic tweet storms when he gets miffed with the press, causing a backlash, not to mention 48 hours of news coverage, from the press itself.

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But following a recently grossly mischaracterized quotation that NBC had extracted from the President’s rally in Ohio over the weekend, Trump called them out simply and to the point, forcing NBC to issue a correction.

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This is one very good reason for the President to have a Twitter account, because, due to the nature of the misquote, this incident would have otherwise continued to fuel the false impression that he is a raging racist.

Ohio is the birthplace of Union General Ulysses S. Grant, and Trump praised the legendary military leader during the rally. Leading up to this, however, he mentioned Grant’s Confederate counterpart, Robert E. Lee.

“So Robert E. Lee was a great general. And Abraham Lincoln developed a phobia. He couldn’t beat Robert E. Lee,” he explained.

Fair–Lee did lead a military campaign that proved to be a formidable challenge for the Union army for quite some time.

Trump’s point, though, was to praise Grant, who he also said was “a great general,” who “knocked the hell out of everyone.”

“It also gave you a general, who was incredible. He drank a little bit too much,” Trump said, to laughter from the crowd.

So, in other words, Trump basically admitted to being a racist, right? Apparently, according to NBC copywriters:

“WATCH: President Trump says ‘Robert E. Lee was a great general’ during Ohio rally, calling the Confederate leader ‘incredible,'” they tweeted out, with a conveniently edited clip from the speech.

Trump was not having it.

“NBC News has totally and purposely changed the point and meaning of my story about General Robert E Lee and General Ulysses Grant. Was actually a shoutout to warrior Grant and the great state in which he was born. As usual, dishonest reporting. Even mainstream media embarrassed!” he tweeted.

The network, surprisingly, actually took account for their “mistake”.

The President was apparently satisfied.

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Former CNN Host: If GOP Attempts ‘to Replace RBG We Burn the Entire F— Thing Down’

Not exactly all about peace, now are they?

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already made it clear: the Senate “will” vote on President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee before the November election. Mitch said the same thing, if a situation came to fruition, in 2019. When it happens – and it will – expect the left to riot, possibly like never seen before. And that’s saying something. From TDW: Left-wing media figures rushed to threaten violent riots on Friday evening if President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attempt to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away earlier in the day. LOOK: https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307128905703329793?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307128905703329793%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_2&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307127650360623104?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307127650360623104%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307136680567222275?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307136680567222275%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307134179696668673?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307134179696668673%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down https://twitter.com/KittyLists/status/1307137798848249856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1307137798848249856%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fmedia-figures-threaten-riots-if-gop-tries-to-fill-scotus-seat-burn-it-all-down These people are messed up in the head.

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84-Year-Old Trump Supporting Woman Punched In the Face By Black Man At CA Rally

COWARDLY.

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There are a lot of bad people of there. Most of them will wind up voting for Joe Biden in November. Because if you don’t agree with them on every single issue, 100% of the time, you are the enemy. Check out what recently went down at a Trump rally in California, via CBS Los Angeles: ALISO VIEJO (CBSLA) — A 33-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly attacking a number of people at a Wednesday night rally held in support of President Donald Trump in Aliso Viejo. “He took his hand way back like he was going to punch me, and [he] hit me right across the face,” 84-year-old Donna Snow said. “Broke my earrings off.” According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a retired police officer then got involved and pulled his gun as the man attempted to run from the scene. VIDEO: Not enough people come out and say what needs to be said: Democrats are actively trying to kill the United States of America – period. There’s no two ways around it. Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono is one of the more obnoxious members of Congress, and possibly just as ignorant as Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and AOC. On Monday, Hirono made a vile comment about Trump supporters. And she likely won’t face any push back, whatsoever. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHG_u-p15CQ&feature=emb_title

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