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Trump Calls Female Democrats “Racist Troublemakers”

The Guardian reports: A week after President Trump launched a racist attack on a group of four freshman women Congress members known as “the Squad,” telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from, he is trying to turn the attack around on them. “The squad” are a group of four women of color, including Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez …

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Trump Administration To “Update” US Citizenship Test

NPR reports: The Trump administration is planning changes to the U.S. citizenship test. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it is revising the test to ensure that “it continues to serve as an accurate measure of a naturalization applicant’s civics knowledge.” The test was introduced in 1986 and last revised in 2008. In a USCIS statement, acting Director Ken …

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Trump Pitched Blacks Vs Whites Apprentice Season

The New York Times reports: For the fourth season of “The Apprentice,” Donald J. Trump searched for a gimmick to bolster ratings. His idea was simple if explosive — pit an all-white team against an all-black team. “Do you like it?” he asked, previewing the concept on Howard Stern’s radio show in April 2005. “Yes,” Mr. Stern said. “Do you …

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Racist Stephen Miller Defends Trump’s Racism [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday pressed White House senior adviser Stephen Miller about the “send her back” chant targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) at a Trump campaign rally in North Carolina. The exchange came during an interview in which Wallace repeatedly pressed Miller about Trump’s recent comments and his history of controversial statements. Miller responded …

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Trump Demands Apology From “Hateful” Dem Women

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has once again attacked the four Democratic congresswomen he launched racist tweets at last week, demanding Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley apologise “for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.” The latest tweets arrived after an extraordinary rebuke of the president’s racist attacks against the four congresswomen of colour — colloquially …

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Geraldo Rivera Can’t Defend Trump’s Racism Anymore

The New York Times reports: For some who defended Mr. Trump against charges of racism in the past, this was a turning point. “As much as I have denied it and averted my eyes from it, this latest incident made it impossible,” Geraldo Rivera, a roaming correspondent at large for Fox News and longtime friend, said in an interview. “My …

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WaPo: Inside The WH After Trump’s Racist Tweets

Last night the Washington Post published a detailed breakdown of the GOP’s frantic attempt to mitigate damage from Trump’s “go back to where you came from” tweets, which resulted in a rare condemnation resolution passed by the House. An excerpt: The White House vote-counters initially feared as many as 50 Republicans might defect to support the resolution, and Trump ordered …

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Michelle Obama Reminds Trump: It’s Our America

Agence France-Presse reports: Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump’s attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying “there’s a place for all of us.” “What truly makes our country great is its diversity… Whether we are born here or seek refuge here, there’s a place for all of us,” Obama tweeted, …

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Germany’s Merkel Backs “The Squad” Over Trump: I Stand In Solidarity With The Women He Has Attacked

CNN reports: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen “undermine America’s strength” and that she stands in “solidarity” with the women. Speaking at her annual news conference in Berlin, Merkel said: “I distance myself from this decidedly and stand in solidarity with the women who were attacked.” She added that …

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Trump Whines That “Fake News Media” Covered “Tiny Staged Crowd Greeting Foul Mouthed Omar” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: He once encouraged supporters to attack protesters — then claimed to ensure the safety of all Americans. He mused that Russia should seize his competitor’s emails — then said it was just a joke. And he whipped his crowd into a frenzy about locking up Hillary Clinton — before insisting post-inauguration that the idea of prosecuting his Democratic …

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White Nationalist Leader John Tanton Dead At 85

The Detroit Free Press reports: Dr. John Tanton, an ophthalmologist in Michigan who became an anti-immigrant leader criticized by civil rights advocates as being racist but praised by his supporters, died in Petoskey on Tuesday. He was 85. Tanton established several groups calling for reduced immigration and his ideas have had a significant influence on the immigration debate, helping drive …

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PHILADELPHIA: 13 Cops Fired For Racist And Anti-Gay Facebook Posts, Many Others To Be Suspended [VIDEO]

Philadelphia’s NBC News affiliate reports: At least 13 Philadelphia police officers will be fired as a result of racist, homophobic and violent social media posts revealed last month by the Plain View Project, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday. These officers were found to be the worst offenders among 328 local cops identified in the project’s national database. One of …

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Fox Analyst: Racist Trump Sounds Like A Mafia Don

Andrew Napolitano writes for Fox News: During the past week, President Trump excited two bitter public controversies by sending and publishing two highly inappropriate and offensively incendiary tweets. The first of these tweets was xenophobic, racist and hateful. The second was just plain ignorant. Together they revealed a level of misguided thinking not heard from the Oval Office since President …

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Trump Laughably Claims He Tried To Stop “Send Her Back” Chants By Rally Cultists, Video Proves Him Lying

Mediaite reports: Trump disavowed the “send her back” chant when asked by ABC’s White House reporter Jonathan Karl “why didn’t you ask them to stop saying it?” Trump answered, “Number one, I think I did. I started speaking very quickly.” He then added, “I disagree with it, by the way. But it was quite a chant and I felt a …

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PALM BEACH: The Mooch Disinvited From GOP Annual Fundraiser After Criticizing Glorious Leader’s Tweets

Politico reports: The Palm Beach County GOP disinvited Anthony Scaramucci from addressing its annual fundraising event after the short-lived former White House spokesman criticized President Trump’s “racially charged” statement that four members of Congress who are women of color should leave the United States. “He suggested the president’s comments were racist and that he was becoming a racist. Our board …

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Trump Continues Racist Tirade At Cultist Rally [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday night continued his days-long attack on four congresswomen at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, where a raucous crowd chanted, “Sent them back!” and “Traitor!” Just at the mere mention of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass, the thousands of supporters gathered at the …

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Trump To Tabloid: I’m “Not Unhappy” With Racism Vote

Britain’s Daily Mail tabloid reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s ‘not unhappy’ with the result of a political war over his recent comments that Democrats were quick to brand as racist. In a brief phone call a few hours before he will speak to a rally crowd in North Carolina, he told The Daily Mail that his game …

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New GOP Ad: The Female Dem “Squad” Wants Anarchy

The Hill reports: The GOP escalated its feud with four progressive congresswomen known as the “Squad,” releasing a new ad this week accusing the group of wanting “anarchy.” The more than minute-long ad splices together clips of the women likening immigrant detention facilities to concentration camps and declining to comment on a man’s attack on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement …

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Axios: Trump’s Latest Racist Attack Was Premeditated

Axios reports: It might seem like improvisational madness when President Trump tells American citizens in Congress to “go back” where they came from, but those close to Trump say there’s a lot of calculation behind his race-baiting. Why it matters: It’s central to his 2020 strategy, they say. Trump’s associates predict more, not less, of the race-baiting madness. Trump knows …

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Eric Trump Predicts Run On Banks If Trump Loses: You Might As Well Hide All Your Money Under The Mattress

Mediaite reports: Eric Trump defended his father President Donald Trump on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, and while the full-throated defense of the controversy surrounding racist tweets from the weekend, a surprising thing happened: host Steve Doocy challenged his guest on the role that President Trump played in this, asking “was that appropriate?” Trump is an avid consumer of cable …

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