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Veteran actor and Democrat Alec Baldwin's portrayal of President Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live has garnered near-unanimous praise since the 2016 campaign (except, of course, from Trump himself).

But in a recent tweet, Baldwin reminded his followers that Trump's ascent and increasing corruption is no laughing matter.

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In the 2018 election, several traditionally red districts went blue.

Now, some of those freshman Democratic members of the House of Representatives find themselves evaluating country over their reelection chances.

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The term coup is not one that has applied in the United States since the Revolutionary War period. While the US history books may refer to the creation of the USA as a revolution, the British Empire could have called it a coup.

There was no legal method of removing the British from power in the colonial era and the word coup means:

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President Donald Trump speaks at the Galt House on August 21, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Historically, an incumbent president running for re-election is all but guaranteed their party's nomination. But like some other more controversial presidents, Donald Trump is facing a primary challenge -- in fact two: former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld and former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh—for the GOP nomination in 2020.

Or is he?

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 07: President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press before departing from the White House en route to Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on August 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is will visit the two cities to meet with victims and law enforcement following a pair of deadly shooting attacks last weekend. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

After two horrific shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio killed 31 people earlier this month, President Donald Trump visited the impacted cities as well as some of the medical facilities caring for the injured.

Trump wouldn't allow press to enter the hospitals because the visit was "not a photo-op" (it was), so a lot of what happened during the visit was left to Trump's word, however unreliable.

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 12: US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on 5G deployment in the United States on April 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump discussed plans to build out a nationalized 5G network with plans to invest $20 billion improving broadband access. (Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images)

Danish officials and American citizens alike balked at recent news that President Donald Trump was exploring the possibility of purchasing Greenland, a country under the kingdom of Denmark.

Danish People's Party spokesman Soren Espersen said, “If he is truly contemplating this, then this is final proof, that he has gone mad.” Former Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen called the proposal "an April Fool’s Day joke ... but totally out of [season]!"

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Conservative historian Tom Nichols decided there are worse things than a progressive Democrat in the White House: President Donald Trump.

In an OP-ed piece for USA Today, Nichols spelled out his view in explicit detail.

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