Similar to his erratic behavior during the Mueller probe, Trump is calling the Majority Leader up to three times a day and making political threats, a source says

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guardrails?”,”duration”:”05:26″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/10/trump-kurds-syria-kth-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/10/trump-kurds-syria-kth-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009204359-cooper-kth-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/10/trump-kurds-syria-kth-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Anderson Cooper examines the consequences of President Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Northern Syria as well as Trump’s ongoing reactions to the whistleblower story.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Anderson Cooper examines the consequences of President Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Northern Syria as well as Trump’s ongoing reactions to the whistleblower story.”},{“title”:”George Conway calls White House letter ‘garbage'”,”duration”:”02:27″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/10/george-conway-white-house-letter-trash-preet-bharara-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/10/george-conway-white-house-letter-trash-preet-bharara-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181116151453-george-conway-trump-kellyanne-podcast-ath-vpx-00003124-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/10/george-conway-white-house-letter-trash-preet-bharara-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”In a conversation on CNN senior legal analyst Preet Bharara’s podcast, George Conway, husband to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, slammed the White House’s letter refusing to cooperate in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry \”as \”an excuse to prevent evidence, damning evidence, from reaching the public.\” Listen to the full interview on \”Stay Tuned with Preet’s\” new episode at 6 AM ET.”,”descriptionText”:”In a conversation on CNN senior legal analyst Preet Bharara’s podcast, George Conway, husband to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, slammed the White House’s letter refusing to cooperate in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry \”as \”an excuse to prevent evidence, damning evidence, from reaching the public.\” Listen to the full interview on \”Stay Tuned with Preet’s\” new episode at 6 AM ET.”},{“title”:”Burnett: This conspiracy that Trump has repeated is false “,”duration”:”04:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/09/trump-impeachment-white-house-ukraine-ebof-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/09/trump-impeachment-white-house-ukraine-ebof-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009193242-ebof-10-9-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/09/trump-impeachment-white-house-ukraine-ebof-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump took aim at the whistleblower and Democrats for launching an impeachment inquiry over what he calls a \”perfect call.\” CNN’s Erin Burnett examined some of the President’s claims. “,”descriptionText”:”President Trump took aim at the whistleblower and Democrats for launching an impeachment inquiry over what he calls a \”perfect call.\” CNN’s Erin Burnett examined some of the President’s claims. “},{“title”:”Lemon blasts Trump for playing the ‘victim-in-chief’ “,”duration”:”02:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/10/don-lemon-trump-playing-victim-in-chief-sot-ctn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/10/don-lemon-trump-playing-victim-in-chief-sot-ctn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009225631-don-lemon-donald-trump-split-october-9-2019-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/10/don-lemon-trump-playing-victim-in-chief-sot-ctn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Don Lemon says that President Trump is trying to cast himself as a victim while the Congress works to execute oversight mandated in the Constitution.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Don Lemon says that President Trump is trying to cast himself as a victim while the Congress works to execute oversight mandated in the Constitution.”},{“title”:”Pence’s response to question left Cooper astonished “,”duration”:”02:36″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/10/pence-foreign-interference-iowa-kaye-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/10/pence-foreign-interference-iowa-kaye-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009211554-pence-kaye-in-iowa-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/10/pence-foreign-interference-iowa-kaye-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Vice President Mike Pence defended President Trump amid the impeachment inquiry, saying Trump was concerned about election interference when speaking with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. “,”descriptionText”:”Vice President Mike Pence defended President Trump amid the impeachment inquiry, saying Trump was concerned about election interference when speaking with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. “},{“title”:”Elizabeth Warren ramping up outreach to black voters”,”duration”:”02:59″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/09/elizabeth-warren-black-voters-lee-pkg-ebof-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/09/elizabeth-warren-black-voters-lee-pkg-ebof-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009152333-03-elizabeth-warren-lead-image-1002-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/09/elizabeth-warren-black-voters-lee-pkg-ebof-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren is competing directly with Joe Biden for support from black voters. CNN’s MJ Lee reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren is competing directly with Joe Biden for support from black voters. CNN’s MJ Lee reports.”},{“title”:”Trump on threat of ISIS escapees: They’re escaping to Europe”,”duration”:”02:53″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/09/trump-isis-fighters-europe-kurds-prison-hit-ward-sitroom-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/09/trump-isis-fighters-europe-kurds-prison-hit-ward-sitroom-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009164928-05-trump-exec-order-1009-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/09/trump-isis-fighters-europe-kurds-prison-hit-ward-sitroom-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Kurdish led forces say a prison holding ISIS detainees has been hit after a Turkish airstrike. This announcement comes after Trump responded to a question regarding risks posed by \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/09/politics/isis-prisoners-turkey-syria/index.html\” target=\”_blank\”>escaped ISIS fighters\u003c/a> in the area saying, \”they are escaping to Europe.\” CNN’s \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/clarissa-ward-profile\” target=\”_blank\”>Clarissa Ward\u003c/a> reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Kurdish led forces say a prison holding ISIS detainees has been hit after a Turkish airstrike. This announcement comes after Trump responded to a question regarding risks posed by \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/09/politics/isis-prisoners-turkey-syria/index.html\” target=\”_blank\”>escaped ISIS fighters\u003c/a> in the area saying, \”they are escaping to Europe.\” CNN’s \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/clarissa-ward-profile\” target=\”_blank\”>Clarissa Ward\u003c/a> reports. “},{“title”:”Sanders to scale back campaign events after heart attack”,”duration”:”02:13″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/09/bernie-sanders-scale-back-campaign-events-heart-attack-nobles-newday-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/09/bernie-sanders-scale-back-campaign-events-heart-attack-nobles-newday-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191003164051-27-week-in-photos-1004-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/09/bernie-sanders-scale-back-campaign-events-heart-attack-nobles-newday-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said he is prepared to change the nature of his presidential campaign after seeing a cardiologist in his hometown of Burlington, Vermont. CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/ryan-nobles\” target=\”_blank\”>Ryan Nobles \u003c/a>has the details. “,”descriptionText”:”2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said he is prepared to change the nature of his presidential campaign after seeing a cardiologist in his hometown of Burlington, Vermont. CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/ryan-nobles\” target=\”_blank\”>Ryan Nobles \u003c/a>has the details. “},{“title”:”Lindsey Graham criticizes Trump over Syria situation”,”duration”:”02:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/09/lindsey-graham-trump-troops-syria-turkey-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/09/lindsey-graham-trump-troops-syria-turkey-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181221111123-lindsey-graham-12202018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/09/lindsey-graham-trump-troops-syria-turkey-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) criticized President Trump on Twitter for withdrawing US troops from northern Syria, which was followed by a Turkish military offensive.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) criticized President Trump on Twitter for withdrawing US troops from northern Syria, which was followed by a Turkish military offensive.”},{“title”:”US to restrict visas for some Chinese officials”,”duration”:”01:03″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/business”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/business/2019/10/09/us-restrict-visas-china-officials-muslims-human-rights-romans-earlystart-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”business/2019/10/09/us-restrict-visas-china-officials-muslims-human-rights-romans-earlystart-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190605162432-china-us-flags-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/business/2019/10/09/us-restrict-visas-china-officials-muslims-human-rights-romans-earlystart-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”The US is going to restrict visas for Chinese officials linked to human rights abuses against Muslims. The move comes as the two countries prepare to meet for trade talks. CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/christine-romans\” target=\”_blank\”>Christine Romans\u003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”The US is going to restrict visas for Chinese officials linked to human rights abuses against Muslims. The move comes as the two countries prepare to meet for trade talks. CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/christine-romans\” target=\”_blank\”>Christine Romans\u003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Biden calls for Trump impeachment for first time”,”duration”:”02:40″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/09/joe-biden-calls-for-trump-impeachment-first-time-sot-vpx-crn.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/09/joe-biden-calls-for-trump-impeachment-first-time-sot-vpx-crn.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191009135814-biden-impeachment-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/09/joe-biden-calls-for-trump-impeachment-first-time-sot-vpx-crn.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Democratic presidential candidate \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/2019/10/09/politics/joe-biden-trump-impeached/index.html\” target=\”_blank\”>Joe Biden for the first time called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.\u003c/a>”,”descriptionText”:”Democratic presidential candidate \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/2019/10/09/politics/joe-biden-trump-impeached/index.html\” target=\”_blank\”>Joe Biden for the first time called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.\u003c/a>”},{“title”:”GOP senator refuses to answer if Trump acted inappropriately”,”duration”:”02:15″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/08/joni-ernst-trump-question-foreign-interference-sot-kaye-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/08/joni-ernst-trump-question-foreign-interference-sot-kaye-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191008214244-joni-ernst-sot-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/08/joni-ernst-trump-question-foreign-interference-sot-kaye-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. 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