The Complainer in Chief

Donald Trump has spent his week attacking the media and his political opponents. What else is new?

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Jamelle Bouie talks to FiveThirtyEight’s Clare Malone about President Donald Trump’s week of complaining and just how vulnerable Republicans are to attacks by the president.

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