For many political pundits and politicians alike, the minor children of elected officials are off limits.

So much as mentioning them is met with backlash.

Unless of course a politician wants to use his own child to mock someone.

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On Monday, the DNA test of a sitting United States Senator made front page news of a major newspaper. Why and how did this happen? It was a response to a series of lies and slurs from President Donald Trump.

During his rallies, President Trump likes to play to his supporters by attacking his political rivals, especially those he thinks might challenge him for the presidency in 2020. His attacks often involve the same name calling he employs in his Twitter feed.

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