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For Nancy Pelosi, This Is All Just Déjà Vu

The doctored videos shared by President Trump and Rudy Giuliani are merely a new twist on a very old line of attack from Republicans.
Source: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Nancy Pelosi has seen this all before.

When President Donald Trump on Thursday night tweeted a doctored video with the heading“PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE,” a predictable of quickly followed. Here was the president of the United States crossing yet another line of civil discourse, distributing a deceptively edited clip of a political adversary aimed at sowing doubts about her mental fitness. Hours earlier, the Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani tweeted (and then deleted) a video of Pelosi that was slowed down to make her

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