Trump Leads Televised Praise Session For Himself

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Wut?

I only left for a few minutes to slurp down some Corn Flakes! What did I miss? This:

Reince Preibus wins the award for most obsequious bootlicking: “On behalf of the entire senior staff around you, Mr. President, we thank you for the opportunity and the blessing that you’ve given us to serve your agenda and the American people.” Click here to see what Chuck Schumer thought of all this.

Jake Tapper wraps things up:

Words fail me.

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