Trumps briefings were meant to show him in charge — now they are becoming absurd – CNN

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proposal”,”duration”:”01:31″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/23/gop-stimulus-plan-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/23/gop-stimulus-plan-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200722133321-mcconnell-capitol-hill-0722-restricted-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/23/gop-stimulus-plan-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/manu-raju” target=”_blank”>CNN’s Manu Raju u003c/a>reports on what is in the GOP stimulus proposal and what President Trump was not able to include in the plan.”,”descriptionText”:”u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/manu-raju” target=”_blank”>CNN’s Manu Raju u003c/a>reports on what is in the GOP stimulus proposal and what President Trump was not able to include in the plan.”},{“title”:”AOC responds to Rep. 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Ted Yoho address the heated exchange they had on the House steps, where Yoho allegedly called her a f**king bitch.”},{“title”:”Trump boasts about cognitive test results as pandemic worsens”,”duration”:”03:38″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/07/23/donald-trump-cognitive-ability-test-moca-coronavirus-collins-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/07/23/donald-trump-cognitive-ability-test-moca-coronavirus-collins-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200723165001-donald-trump-cognitive-ability-test-moca-coronavirus-collins-dnt-lead-vpx-00014523-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/07/23/donald-trump-cognitive-ability-test-moca-coronavirus-collins-dnt-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”As the US grapples with the devastating coronavirus pandemic, recent interviews suggest President Donald u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/07/23/politics/donald-trump-cognitive-abilities/index.html” target=”_blank”>Trump is focused on a different kind of testu003c/a>. 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