Donald Trump Just Denied Using Talking Points to Go After 'The Squad', But Photos of Those Talking Points Say Otherwise

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President Donald Trump railed against the Washington Post in a Twitter rant on Monday after the outlet published a story regarding Trump's racist tweets against four Democratic lawmakers—Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)—known colloquially as "The Squad."

According to the report, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) urged the president to reframe the racist position implied in his tweets, to instead focus on patriotism.


Graham wasn't the only one urging Trump to take this route.

The article states:

"Advisers wrote new talking points and handed him reams of opposition research on the four congresswomen. Pivot to patriotism. Focus on their ideas and behavior, not identity. Some would still see a racist agenda, the argument went, but at least it would not be so explicit."

In his Twitter screed, Trump insisted that he was never given talking points for last week's presser at the Made in America summit, where he addressed the inciting tweets.

Except that we all watched him literally pull talking points out of his jacket.

And it did not go unnoticed.

Remember? The same talking points Trump scribbled notes on, misspelling al-Qaeda.

Some of the article's authors soon responded to the tweet, but didn't dignify Trump's baseless claims with much of a response.

Something tells us it won't be long before Trump rants about another story instead.

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