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Guy Snodgrass, a former speechwriter for Jim Mattis, said Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressed a belief that reporters should be executed.
The remark allegedly came during a meeting at the Pentagon between Trump and Mattis, his former defense secretary.
A new book from John Bolton, Trump’s former national security advisor, also claims that Trump privately stated that reporters “should be executed. They are scumbags.”
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A former speechwriter for former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressed the belief that journalists should be killed, backing up a claim made in a new book from John Bolton.

“Can confirm,” Snodgrass wrote on Twitter, quoting the allegation from Trump’s former national security advisor that the president said reporters “should be executed. They are scumbags.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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