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Megyn Kelly slams CNN after Don Lemon’s latest Trump tirade

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By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch

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Don Lemon is not a Trump fan. He pretty much makes that clear on his show just about every weeknight. Monday was no different, with the CNN host unloading on the president for tangling with the media over a report finding hospitals are still facing serious problems.

“Did you ever think you’d hear the president of the United States react that way? Ever?” Lemon said after showing a clip. “I know some of you think it’s cute. It’s not. It’s sad. It’s sad.”

He was just getting warmed up. Here’s his full take:

Lemon ended the segment on Monday night by referring to the film, “Network,” and asking his viewers, “Americans, are you mad as hell? How much more are you going to take?”

Former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly sort of answered that question with her own twist, in a tweet that sent her name straight to Twitter’s /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR +4.26% list of trending topics:

Of course, Kelly’s take was met with an expected dose of partisan bickering.

Read: John Oliver says one of Trump’s favorite sources ‘could end up getting people killed’

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Shawn Langlois is an editor and writer for MarketWatch in Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter @slangwise.

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