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Donald Trump rejected backlash to his critiques of California senator Kamala Harris, telling reporters at his press conference Friday that he “had not been blunt” in referring to her as “nasty” or mean to Democratic rival Joe Biden.
When the reporter followed up asking “do you have a problem with a strong woman of color running in this election?” The president responded “not at all,” before once again invoking a go-to racial slur against indigenous Americans to refer to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Donald Trump opened his press conference with a brief statement on Kevin Clinesmith, the former FBI lawyer who was assigned to the Russia investigation, and now plans to admit that he altered an email from the CIA investigators relied on to seek renewed court permission in 2017 for a secret wiretap on Carter Page.
“That’s just the beginning, I would imagine”.