CNN’s Tapper: Trump’s Vince Foster Remarks ‘Shameful’

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Tuesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper called presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “shameful” for saying the circumstances surrounding the death of former President Bill Clinton aide Vince Foster were”very fishy.” Tapper said, “Once again, journalists are in the unhappy predicament of trying to decide whether and how to cover false allegations raised by a candidate for president of the United States. A candidate for the president of—in the midst of the attacks of scandals and accusations from 1990s, Mr. Trump has repeated an outrageous and long-ago debunked falsehood about Vince Foster, a friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s until his tragic suicide in July 1993. Foster, who suffered from depression, walked into the park with an old revolver and shot himself in the mouth. The park service police concluded that year that Foster committed suicide. But that did not stop conspiracy theorists at time from concocting unfounded allegations. Now that first investigation was followed by an investigation by CNN in 1994 concluding Foster’s death was due to suicide and alternative scenarios had no credibility.” “Other investigations reached the same conclusion, one by independent counsel Robert Fiske in 1994, two by congressional reviews, another by independent council Ken
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Dem Rep Ellison: ‘Muslims Who Support Trump Is Like Chickens for Colonel Sanders’

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Tuesday at an event at the National Press Club, the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) took aim at Muslims who support presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, likening them to “chickens for Colonel Sanders” of Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food restaurant fame. Ellison said, “Muslims who support Trump is like chickens for Colonel Sanders. You know what I mean? You think that you are going to be the chicken who doesn’t get fired up?  Well I think you better guess again.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
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