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President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Washington. Trump is accompanied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and acting Defense Secretary Richard Spencer. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump tweets force Democrats to embrace party extremists

When I saw President Trump's odd tweets over the weekend — the ones that told four American lawmakers to "go home" — my first thought was about Napoleon Bonaparte, who famously said, "Never interfere with an enemy while he's in the process of destroying himself."

A man polishes the sign for The New York Times at the company's headquarters, July 18, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) ** FILE **

Anatomy of a 'fake news' story

President Trump rails against "fake news." But just what is this so-called fake news, exactly? Let's take an in-depth look at one piece that — in my opinion — perfectly exemplifies fake news.