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John Heilemann: Trump Is ‘Tactically Inept, Strategically Nitwitted’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network political analyst John Heilemann described President Donald Trump as being “tactically inept” and “strategically nitwitted” by canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) upcoming international travel. Heilemann said, “Tactically though, and strategically, this is a political

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Heilemann: Republicans Continue to Follow Trump Because of ‘Fear’

During Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, network political analyst John Heilemann claimed “fear” is the reason Republicans continue to follow President Donald Trump. Host Joe Scarborough asked Heilemann, “Why does this party continue marching over the cliff like lemmings behind a guy whose approval

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John Heilemann: Trumps Are a ‘Low-Level, Low-Rent, Cheesy Crime Family’

Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network political analyst John Heilemann declared President Donald Trump and his family were a “low-level, low-rent, cheesy crime family.” On possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Heilemann said, “When it comes to this level of

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Heilemann: Kavanaugh Is Making Trump, Republican Base ‘Happy’

Thursday on MSNBC’s special coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, network analyst John Heilemann said Donald Trump and the Republican base are pleased with Kavanaugh’s performance, but not moderates. Heilemann said,

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MSNBC’s Heilemann: Trump ‘Is Flipping Out Completely’

Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” national affairs analyst for NBC News and MSNBC John Heilemann said President Donald Trump’s tweets about the special counsel’s investigation show “he is flipping out completely.” Heilemann said, “One of the consistent through lines in all of our

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Heilemann: Omarosa’s Conclusion That Donald Trump Is a Racist Not Breaking News

Monday, NBC News analyst John Heilemann reacted on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claiming she heard President Donald Trump using a racial slur about African-Americans on tape. Heilemann said the former “Apprentice” star’s conclusion that Trump is

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MSNBC’s Heilemann: Trump ‘Could Be the Slam Dunk Witness Against Himself’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network national affairs analyst John Heilemann said there was a “reasonable chance” if President Donald Trump were to testify to prosecutors from special counsel Robert Muller’s Russian probe he would “couch up” having obstructed justice. Heilemann said, “One thing, though,

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Heilemann: Trump ‘Was a Man Having a Manic Episode’ on Fox News

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour,” network political analyst John Heilemann described President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” as someone “having a manic episode on national television.” Heilemann said, “If the Trump agenda were

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Media Elites Plead Ignorance of Their Own ‘Open Secret’ Sex Harassers, Abusers

Now that no fewer than five high-level players within the elite media — power brokers connected to ABC News, NBC News, MSNBC, Bloomberg News, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, NPR, and the New Republic — stand accused of various forms of sexual misconduct, we are being led to believe that over the course of decades, nobody knew.

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Heilemann: Clinton ‘Deplorables’ Remark Close to the Dictionary Definition of Bigoted

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s Friday night comments describing half of Republican nominee Donald Trump’s supporters as “deplorables” driven by “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic” beliefs, Bloomberg Politics co-managing editor John Heilemann said Clinton’s

Sunday on ABC's "This Week," while discussing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary …