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White House official reportedly relieved Trump didn't tweet about 'how we're going to kill millions' with health bill

The Daily Beast reported Thursday that White House officials weren't all that upset about President Trump's sexist Twitter rant Thursday morning because it meant he wasn't talking about something else: health care. "At least you're writing [about] this and not that we're going to kill millions of people," a White House official reportedly said, referring to Senate Republicans' plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

Another official apparently shrugged off Trump's tweets, in which the president called Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski "low I.Q. Crazy Mika" and claimed he "said no" to hanging out with her at Mar-a-Lago because she "was bleeding badly from a face-lift." "This is who the president is," the official reportedly said. The Daily Beast reported the official added that "the tweets were at least better than those about the travel ban or James Comey."

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