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Shepard Smith Goes Off on Trump Over Gun ‘Due Process’ Claims: ‘As Un-American as Imaginable’

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith absolutely went off on President Donald Trump this afternoon, regarding his recent comments during a meeting on gun control in which he stated he wanted to forego “due process” when it came to potentially violent criminals.

The comments came during a discussion with fellow anchor Chris Wallace, in which the pair went through a list of the White House’s various scandals this week.

“The President of the United States said ‘if you see somebody who doesn’t seem right, take their guns and worry about the consequences later, go to the court later,'” he said.

“That is as un-American as imaginable. Is there anyone there who is able to discern what has happened and why these things keep coming out in these ways that really end up usually walked back and are bordering on nonsensical?”

Wallace responded with candor, agreeing with Smith’s general sentiment but not his actual language.

“Well, I’m going to take away some of the adjectives that you said. Those are your opinions, not mine,” he said. “I certainly agree that there is disarray in the staff process at the White House.”

Wallace went on to say that “guns and tariffs” are “very strong examples where the president seems to be talking before policy is made.”

“He gets fed up with his staff, he gets fed up with them all trying to manage him, to control him, and he acts out,” he said. “When he does, uh, hold on to your hats.”

Watch above, via Fox News.

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