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Richard Blumenthal

Trump hits back after criticism by Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump lashed out Thursday at a Democratic senator who revealed that the president's own Supreme Court nominee had called Trump's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing." Having blasted a federal judge who temporarily blocked his controversial immigration decree -- calling him a "so-called judge" -- Trump renewed his attacks Wednesday on the appellate court panel currently weighing his ban on refugees and visitors from seven mainly Muslim countries, calling the judges "so political."…