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Libertarian Gary Johnson badly fumbles Aleppo question on ‘Morning Joe’

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Sitting with the prospect of showing a Libertarian view of foreign affairs that might make Donald Trump‘s brash non-commitment and Hillary Clinton‘s nuanced status quo look out of touch, presidential nominee Gary Johnson instead stumbled face-first Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show. Johnson was unable to answer his first question, from columnist Mike Barnicle, who asked what he would do about Aleppo, and then spent the rest of his appearance trying to recover. “What is Aleppo?” Johnson responded to Barnicle’s question, while looking like…

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Republicans beginning to make peace with Donald Trump as nominee

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They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party’s presidential nominee. In the wake of the businessman’s commanding wins in five Eastern states this week, a growing number of national Republicans and GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill say Trump has taken on an indisputable air of inevitability. Some argue they should get behind him now and abandon the “Never…

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