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Fox Rages Against “Hypocritical Intolerance” To Tucker Carlson’s Racism As Advertiser Boycott Grows Larger

Talking Points Memo reports: “We cannot and will not allow voices like Tucker Carlson to be censored by agenda-driven intimidation efforts from the likes of Moveon.org, Media Matters and Sleeping Giants,” a Fox News spokesperson said in a statement to TPM on Tuesday. “Attempts were made last month to bully and terrorize Tucker and his family at their home. He …

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Trump: One Way Or The Other I’ll “Win On The Wall”

The Hill reports: President Trump tweeted one day after the White House dropped border wall funding demands that Republicans will win on the divisive issue “one way or the other.” The White House on Tuesday dropped its demands that a government funding measure include $5 billion for Trump’s proposed wall. That retreat will allow Congress to reach a funding compromise …

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14 Advertisers Have Now Ditched “Dirty” Tucker Carlson

The Huffington Post reports: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is rapidly losing advertisers amid a controversy over his recent comments on his show regarding immigrants. On “Tucker Carlson Tonight” last week, the host suggested that immigrants are making the United States “dirtier.” As of Tuesday afternoon, at least 14 advertisers have announced that they’ve broken ties with or are in the …

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POLL: 34% Of GOP Voters Would Donate To Wall Fund

From the right wing Rasmussen Reports: Congress appears likely to refuse funding again for President Trump’s border wall, but one-in-five voters are willing to dig into their own pockets to privately fund the barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 21% of Likely U.S. Voters say they would contribute money to …

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WH Signals Backing Down On Border Wall Funding

The Washington Examiner reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders hinted Tuesday morning that President Trump is willing to avoid a government shutdown this weekend, saying there may be “other ways” to get the $5 billion border wall money that Trump is seeking. Sanders’ comment indicated that Trump still wants the $5 billion for the border wall, but he is …

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Another Advertiser Dumps Tucker Carlson For Racism

From the Hollywood Reporter: Fitness training equipment brand Bowflex will no longer advertise on the Fox News primetime show Tucker Carlson Tonight, a spokesperson for parent company Nautilus on Monday told The Hollywood Reporter. “We can confirm that Nautilus, Inc., parent company for Bowflex, has pulled its ads from the Tucker Carlson Tonight show,” the company said. “We buy media …

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Major Advertiser Drops Tucker Carlson Over Racism

Salon reports: Fox News host Tucker Carlson is currently facing a crisis with one of his advertisers due to controversial remarks he made last week about immigration. The insurance company Pacific Life issued a statement on Friday expressing extreme dissatisfaction with comments made by Carlson about immigration on the previous night’s program. “Our leaders demand that you shut up and …

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New Jersey Attorney General Probes Racial Harassment Claims By Trump’s Undocumented Golf Club Staffers

The New York Daily News reports: New Jersey’s top law enforcement agency is looking into claims of widespread harassment and immigration fraud at President Trump’s Garden State golf club after several former and current housekeepers alleged racially-charged mistreatment, the Daily News has learned. Anibal Romero, a Newark-based attorney, said Friday the state attorney general’s office recently reached out to him …

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Homeland Security Head Blames Family After Migrant Child Dies Of Dehydration In Border Patrol Custody

Talking Points Memo reports: While addressing a question about the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl — who died of shock and dehydration while in Border Patrol custody — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen harped on the “dangers of this journey.” She called the death “heart-wrenching,” but said it was “a very sad example” of what can happen …

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Tucker Carlson: Immigration Makes America “Dirtier”

“Our leaders demand that you shut up and accept this. We have a moral obligation to admit the world’s poor, they tell us, even if it makes our own country poorer, and dirtier, and more divided. Immigration is a form of atonement. Previous leaders of our country committed sins — we must pay for those sins by welcoming an endless …

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Ingraham: Trump Should Create Fear Of Immigrants By “Rattling Off Examples” Of Immigrant Criminals

“The more that we talk about immigration, the better. The only thing I would say for Trump is that he should be rattling off examples of individuals who have been released in places like New York and California; released from prison — from state prison in order to go kill, or maim, or brutalize, or commit domestic violence, or a …

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Ingraham: If Trump Doesn’t Shut Down Government Until The Wall Is Funded Then We’ve Lost The Country

“I’ll just say it, we’re losing the country, and it’s happening under Trump’s watch. Not good. You think it’s dangerous for you to shut the government down before Christmas, what’s dangerous is for this situation to keep going on our southern border. 158 million migrants want to move to the U.S., it’s the world’s top pick. Yeah of course, but …

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Trump Declares Victory Over Migrant Caravan

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump has claimed victory over a “caravan” of Central Americans traveling to the U.S. who he sought to make a big issue in the midterm elections—saying the people are now heading home or remaining in Mexico after their entry to America was thwarted. The Trump administration was condemned after photographs showed mothers and infants at …

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Pentagon To Begin Withdrawing Some Border Troops

The Associated Press reports: The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico by President Donald Trump just before the midterm election in response to a caravan of Central American migrants, U.S. officials said Monday. About 2,200 of the active duty troops will be pulled out before the holidays, the …

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Appeals Court Narrowly Blocks Trump’s Asylum Ban

NBC News reports: A divided U.S. appeals court late Friday refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. The ban is inconsistent with an existing U.S. law and an attempted end-run around Congress, a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in a …

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Undocumented Longtime Trump Employees Come Out: We’re Tired Of His Abuse While We Make Him Money

The New York Times reports: During more than five years as a housekeeper at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Victorina Morales has made Donald J. Trump’s bed, cleaned his toilet and dusted his crystal golf trophies. When he visited as president, she was directed to wear a pin in the shape of the American flag adorned with …

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College Group To Build Campus Wall To “Own The Libs”

Yahoo News reports: Washington State University’s College Republicans hope to build an 18-foot wall in a nod to an 8×20-foot wall the group built in 2016 to “raise awareness of the issue of illegal immigration and border security” and, of course, to “own the libs mercilessly.” The students also hoping the internet will pick up the tab for their creative …

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Tucker Carlson: Immigrants Have Ruined California

“It’s no accident that California became the country’s richest state. It was the land of limitless opportunity. Even if you never made millions there, you could live in what was, in effect, a middle class paradise. That’s not true anymore. According to the census, almost a fifth of Californians now live in poverty. That’s the highest percentage in the country. …

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STUDY: Nearly 1 In 3 US Physicians Are Foreign-Born

Medical XPress reports: At a time when immigration is a hot-button issue, the American health care system is highly dependent on professionals born in other countries, an analysis of U.S. census data shows. In 2016, roughly 17 percent of professionals in 24 medical fields—from optometrists to chiropractors to veterinarians—were foreign-born, and almost 5 percent of them were not U.S. citizens, …

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Feds Consider $50 Fee To Apply For Asylum In US

Buzzfeed News reports: The Trump administration is considering charging immigrants a fee to apply for asylum protection in the United States, according to sources close to the administration. The proposal, included in a not-yet-finalized draft regulation, would charge applicants, if they are already residing in the US, $50 to apply for asylum. Currently, there is no fee to enter an …

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