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15 Sep, 13 tweets, 5 min read
People do generally visit their therapists once a week, I suppose
"I read it very quickly and it was very boring" -- Trump on the Woodward book (the idea that he read a book is pretty far-fetched)
"The governor of the [Nevada] tried to make it impossible for us to have a rally" -- the president seems unaware that there's a pandemic happening right now
"He'll cheat on the ballots. I have no doubt about it ... you're going to see a rigged election" -- Trump on the governor of Nevada and the 2020 election
Asked what needs to be done to fix the problem of violence against police officers, Trump rants about how much police officers like him (as always he's unable to discuss policy in any depth at all)
"In Europe they have forest cities ... they don't have fires like this, and they have more explosive trees ... they maintain their fire" -- Trump on the link between climate change and wildfires
"Well, I sort of prepare every day by just doing what I'm doing" -- Trump on his debate prep
"He's taking something. He's taking something that gives him some clarity" -- Trump baselessly accuses Joe Biden of juicing
Trump absurdly calls The Atlantic magazine "radical left"
"I would have rather taken him out" -- Trump says he wanted to assassinate Bashar al-Assad, but Mattis stopped him
Brian Kilmeade is working hard to position himself as the top candidate to become Trump's 5th press secretary
Remember a couple weeks ago when Trump said a couple words critical of the military industrial complex and certain bold and adversarial journalists took the bait? Listen to this:
Whoa. Steve Doocy concludes the interview by saying Trump "may want to do [an interview] every week, but Fox is not committed to that. We're gonna take it on a case-by-case basis." (Check out Brian Kilmeade's body language as he says this!)

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