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Ex-White House press secretary on Trump: “He was elected to be president . . . not a mental patient"

“I’m tired of having to worry about the president’s psyche,” Joe Lockhart, who served under President Clinton, said


BRAD REED
October 26, 2018 5:00PM (UTC)
This article originally appeared on Raw Story

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President Donald Trump was up angrily tweeting at 3 a.m. on Friday, and a CNN panel found itself aghast by his behavior.

CNN host Alisyn Camerota got the ball rolling by noting that Trump keeps refusing to take responsibility for his own actions and rhetoric as president.

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“He thinks being president is the same as being a cable news pundit,” she said. “The two are on the same plane for him. So if a cable news pundit says something critical about me, why can’t I use the megaphone of the presidency to say something critical about the media? That is just an interesting look at his psyche.”

But Joe Lockhart, the former White House press secretary for Bill Clinton, said he was very tired of having to speculate on the president’s mental state when he posts rage-filled tweets at three in the morning.

“Frankly, I’m tired of having to worry about the president’s psyche,” he said. “He was elected to be president of the United States, not a mental patient. And being up at 3:30 in the morning… this guy’s tweeting at people who are just reporting the news.”

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