Trump: ‘I’m Very Concerned’ With Conditions of Migrant Detainment Centers


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During a press spray from the Oval Office on Tuesday, President Donald Trump told reporters that he isn’t happy with the conditions migrant children are living with in detainment centers around the border. “I’m very concerned, and they’re much better than they were under President Obama by far,” Trump claimed. “If we get this bill signed, we’ll be able to do it. The Democrats don’t want to sign anything, and now I think they’re going to probably sign this, from what I understand, I call it humanitarian aid. This isn’t even about borders.” Trump went on to say that Mexico “has been really helping us a lot” with immigration, and claimed that human trafficking by drug cartels is slowing down because of his administration’s policies. He added further slams on Democrats, whom he continued to blame for the current state of affairs regarding immigration.
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Insane Bodycam Footage Shows Police Recovering Newborn Abandoned In Grocery Bag


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A Georgia police department has released shocking bodycam footage from finding a newborn baby girl abandoned in the woods inside a plastic grocery bag. Local residents called the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office earlier this month when they heard cries from the forest near their home. The family investigated and found an infant crying inside her bag, her umbilical cord still attached to her body, and officials were alerted shortly afterward. The video from the scene shows officials removing the baby from the bag, wrapping her in a jacket and giving her a first response medical examination. The infant – who has been nicknamed “Baby India” – was taken to the local hospital afterward, and Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman has informed the media that she was in “surprisingly” good condition. “It was obvious that the baby was a newborn. We believe within hours of our discovery that the baby had Continue reading "Insane Bodycam Footage Shows Police Recovering Newborn Abandoned In Grocery Bag"

Court Docs Reveal Duncan Hunter Used Campaign Funds to Carry Out ‘Intimate’ Affairs With Lobbyists


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New court documents from Duncan Hunter’s (R-CA) campaign finance violations case show that the embattled congressman illegally used those funds to facilitate a multitude of extramarital affairs. USA Today justice reporter Brad Heath flagged several key passages from the case’s newly-release documents on Tuesday, many of which show Hunter sticking with his claim that the case against him is a “deep state” plot by the Justice Department to punish him for supporting President Donald Trump. Things get more interesting, however, with the segments describing how Hunter allegedly falsified campaign reports to hide his illegal use of campaign funds on himself, which apparently Continue reading "Court Docs Reveal Duncan Hunter Used Campaign Funds to Carry Out ‘Intimate’ Affairs With Lobbyists"

Meghan McCain Clashes With The View on Calling Migrant Detention Centers ‘Torture Facilities’


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Meghan McCain locked horns with her colleagues on The View Tuesday in a debate about whether it’s appropriate to refer to migrant detention centers as “torture facilities.” The conversation started with the panel bashing DOJ official Sarah Fabian‘s argument that the government doesn’t need to provide items like soap and toothbrushes to establish “safe and sanitary” conditions at detention centers. Sunny Hostin attributed the situation to “a lack of empathy,” saying, “I think this administration doesn’t care” about these conditions or the migrants who have died in custody of border security. McCain agreed that the situation is “horrific” and a “humanitarian crisis,” but she objected to the idea that these centers are “torture facilities.” “I know what a torture facility looks like. I’ve been to one,” McCain said. “When you have a facility whose specific purpose is to torture people, that is not what’s going on. Yes, Continue reading "Meghan McCain Clashes With The View on Calling Migrant Detention Centers ‘Torture Facilities’"

Serial Cougher Mick Mulvaney Reportedly on the Ropes With Trump


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A new report indicates that White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney is on increasingly thin ice with President Donald Trump. The status of Mulvaney’s relationship with Trump seemed to go on display recently when the president shooed Mulvaney out of the Oval Office for coughing in the middle of his interview with with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. To expand on this, several current and former Trump Administration officials spoke anonymously to Politico and said that even though Mulvaney might not necessarily lose his job soon, the president is definitely getting weary of him. “In recent weeks, Trump has been snapping at his acting chief of staff with some frequency, and expressing greater frustration with him than usual,” the report states. “One White House official called it ‘inevitable since any chief of staff has to deliver both the good and bad news,’ and this president does not like hearing the Continue reading "Serial Cougher Mick Mulvaney Reportedly on the Ropes With Trump"

Serial Cougher Mick Mulvaney Reportedly on the Ropes With Trump


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A new report indicates that White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney is on increasingly thin ice with President Donald Trump. The status of Mulvaney’s relationship with Trump seemed to go on display recently when the president shooed Mulvaney out of the Oval Office for coughing in the middle of his interview with with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. To expand on this, several current and former Trump Administration officials spoke anonymously to Politico and said that even though Mulvaney might not necessarily lose his job soon, the president is definitely getting weary of him. “In recent weeks, Trump has been snapping at his acting chief of staff with some frequency, and expressing greater frustration with him than usual,” the report states. “One White House official called it ‘inevitable since any chief of staff has to deliver both the good and bad news,’ and this president does not like hearing the Continue reading "Serial Cougher Mick Mulvaney Reportedly on the Ropes With Trump"

Lawyer on CNN: Trump Will Be Deposed in Defamation Case Within the Next Few Months


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Nancy Erika Smith, the attorney who entered the public eye by representing Gretchen Carlson in her lawsuit against Roger Ailes, seemed quite confident on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is facing an imminent deposition. Appearing on CNN for a panel discussion on the social dynamics revolving around E. Jean Carroll‘s sexual assault allegation against the president, Smith argued that people are galvanized against the “misogynist,” “sexist culture” Trump is part of, and she noted that the president is still facing a defamation lawsuit from Summer Zervos — one of his other misconduct accusers. “Summer Zervos’ defamation case against Donald Trump has been upheld,” Smith said. “He’s going to be deposed.” Alisyn Camerota assumed Smith was saying that the deposition will come once Trump is out of office, and she seemed visibly surprised when the attorney answered that it could happen much sooner than that. “I think it’s Continue reading "Lawyer on CNN: Trump Will Be Deposed in Defamation Case Within the Next Few Months"

Lawyer on CNN: Trump Will Be Deposed in Defamation Case Within the Next Few Months


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Nancy Erika Smith, the attorney who entered the public eye by representing Gretchen Carlson in her lawsuit against Roger Ailes, seemed quite confident on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is facing an imminent deposition. Appearing on CNN for a panel discussion on the social dynamics revolving around E. Jean Carroll‘s sexual assault allegation against the president, Smith argued that people are galvanized against the “misogynist,” “sexist culture” Trump is part of, and she noted that the president is still facing a defamation lawsuit from Summer Zervos — one of his other misconduct accusers. “Summer Zervos’ defamation case against Donald Trump has been upheld,” Smith said. “He’s going to be deposed.” Alisyn Camerota assumed Smith was saying that the deposition will come once Trump is out of office, and she seemed visibly surprised when the attorney answered that it could happen much sooner than that. “I think it’s Continue reading "Lawyer on CNN: Trump Will Be Deposed in Defamation Case Within the Next Few Months"

Democratic Congresswoman Rips Trump Over Detention Center Conditions: ‘How Dare You Torture Children?’


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Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) tore into the Trump Administration on Tuesday by accusing them of keeping detained migrant children in horrible conditions to force Democrats’ hands as they continue to hash out a new border security spending bill. Bass gave an interview to CNN’s Alisyn Camerota which gravitated around numerous recent reports on how migrant children are forced to live in substandard conditions with little to no access to basic medical supplies. Bass said Congress does need to approve money on the situation, but she also accused the government of depriving these children on purpose, saying “this is inflicted on these children as punishment to try to bring Democrats to the table to compromise on the border wall.” As Bass and Camerota talked about how family separation still happens on the southern border, the congresswoman called it “a stain on our country” and that “if any parent did anything Continue reading "Democratic Congresswoman Rips Trump Over Detention Center Conditions: ‘How Dare You Torture Children?’"

Fox & Friends Reports DHS Secretary Leaked ICE Raid Details: Silence Makes Him Seem ‘Guilty’


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Fox & Friends put Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on blast Tuesday by accusing him of opposing President Donald Trump’s anti-illegal immigration plans and leaking details to the media in order to undo them. In the days following Trump’s postponement of plans for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to launch deportation raids across the country, multiple reports have said that McAleenan personally opposed the raid idea, and eventually leaked details about the operation to disrupt it before they could begin. Steve Doocy ran through the reports on Fox & Friends, saying McAleenan told ICE Acting Director Mark Morgan “to stand down and President Trump says ‘no we’re not going to stand down.'” “[McAleenan’s] silence is making it seem like he’s guilty,” Brian Kilmeade said. “But I would love to see his side of the story first. Hopefully we’ll get that today.” When Morgan appeared on the Continue reading "Fox & Friends Reports DHS Secretary Leaked ICE Raid Details: Silence Makes Him Seem ‘Guilty’"

Bill O’Reilly Shredded for Botched Comments on Slavery: Imagine Writing So Many History Books ‘Without Knowing Any’


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Bill O’Reilly got blasted by online critics for suggesting that slavery was not, in fact, a significant component of America’s founding. The history book writer and former Fox News host took to Twitter on Monday to rail against Democrats for their talk about government reparations to African Americans descended from former slaves. To that end, he wrote…this:

Buttigieg Emotional in Comments to Reporters After Raucous Town Hall: ‘I Don’t Know If It’s Smart … But It’s My City’


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South Bend Mayor and 2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg grew emotional over the weekend while speaking to reporters following a heated town hall over the death of Eric Logan. Logan, an African American man, was shot and killed by police sergeant Ryan O’Neill several days ago, and the incident has led to tensions between the black community, law enforcement, and Buttigieg’s mayorship. Buttigieg was confronted by protesters when he held a town hall event to talk about the investigation into the shooting, and he appeared shaken afterwards as he spoke to reporters. “I don’t know if it’s smart or I don’t know if it’s strategic or not, but it’s my city,” Buttigieg said. “I have a relationship with everybody in this city, who looks to the city to keep them safe. I’m sick of they things being talked about in political terms, in theoretical terms, like it’s a show. It’s Continue reading "Buttigieg Emotional in Comments to Reporters After Raucous Town Hall: ‘I Don’t Know If It’s Smart … But It’s My City’"

Kellyanne Conway: ‘Not Even Clear What the Hatch Act’ Says… But ‘I Haven’t Violated It’


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Kellyanne Conway railed against Congressional Democrats on Monday for their upcoming vote on whether to subpoena her for repeated Hatch Act violations. President Donald Trump has said that he will not fire Conway for her violations despite the Office of Special Counsel’s recommendations, so the House Oversight Committee will vote on Wednesday on how to proceed with her refusal to obey ethics laws forbidding her involvement with partisan political activity. When the topic came up on Fox & Friends, she started off by saying the Trump Administration doesn’t really know how the Hatch Act is defined. “It is not even clear to us here at the White House – according to the White House counsel – that the Hatch Act applies to assistants to the president,” Conway said. “It’s not even clear what the Hatch Act allows.” For the record, the text of the law states that federal Continue reading "Kellyanne Conway: ‘Not Even Clear What the Hatch Act’ Says… But ‘I Haven’t Violated It’"

E. Jean Carroll No Longer Convinced Women Should Speak Out


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E. Jean Carroll said on Monday that she’s now hesitant about telling women to speak out against their sexual abusers. The author and former Elle advice columnist joined CNN today to talk about her new book and her claim that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her back in the 90s. Carroll said the purpose of her book was to help “change the culture” and encourage women to speak out against men who violate them. Carroll told Alisyn Camerota that she decided to come forward amid the fallout of the #MeToo movement, saying “here I am advising the women what to do, and I myself thought it was my fault and had been quiet, so that’s changing.” As Carroll spoke of how Trump is just one of the “hideous men” she calls out in her book, Camerota asked her if she could confront the president “what do you want to Continue reading "E. Jean Carroll No Longer Convinced Women Should Speak Out"

Fox & Friends Pans Mayor Pete’s Handling of Town Hall Protesters: ‘Looked Weak and Out of Control’


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Fox & Friends bashed Pete Buttigieg on Monday morning over his handling of protesters at his town hall over the weekend in his hometown of South Bend. Tensions were high on Sunday when Buttigieg and Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski spoke to constituents about the police shooting of Eric Logan, an African American man. Protesters repeatedly heckled Buttigieg during the event, and Fox & Friends was not impressed as they covered how he handled the strife between the African American and law enforcement communities. “He looked overwhelmed by women, he looked small when he needed to look big,” Brian Kilmeade started. “He seemed detached from the community – what was going on in his mind, we didn’t know because he didn’t do much talking.” The conversation continued with the curvy couch remarking on how some of the hecklers called Buttigieg a “traitor” for siding with the police and not Continue reading "Fox & Friends Pans Mayor Pete’s Handling of Town Hall Protesters: ‘Looked Weak and Out of Control’"

Joe Biden Once Referred to Jessie Jackson as ‘That Boy’ in Unearthed Report


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As Joe Biden continues to fend off criticism for his remarks about working with segregationists, an old news story is resurfacing — bringing attention to the ex-veep once referring to Jesse Jackson as “that boy.” Journalist Walker Bragman unearthed an old news article from the 1980s in which Biden used the term while speaking about Jackson at a news conference From the article:
Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), while praising Democratic presidential candidate Jesse L. Jackson, used the word “boy” to refer to him and Sen. Gary Hart (D-Colo.) during an informal news conference here late Friday night. Jackson “is one of the brightest guys around,” Biden said in remarks made after a speech. “That boy ain’t no dummy, just like Gary Hart, that boy ain’t no dummy either.” Biden’s remark came in response to a reporter’s question about the impact of Jackson’s candidacy on Continue reading "Joe Biden Once Referred to Jessie Jackson as ‘That Boy’ in Unearthed Report"

Trump Suggests Iran Shot Down U.S. Drone By Accident: ‘Probably’ a Mistake…’Hard to Believe It Was Intentional’


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Despite the ominous tenor of his statement earlier Thursday about how Iran “made a very big mistake,” it seems President Donald Trump is willing to accept the idea that the shooting down of American drone was an accident. While taking questions from the Oval Office on Thursday alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trump repeatedly said “you’ll soon find out” when asked if America would retaliate following an Iranian surface-to-air missile hitting a U.S. drone flying over international waters. Eventually, Trump went into a strange tangent about how “probably Iran made a mistake.” “I would imagine it was a general or somebody that made a mistake in shooting that drone down. Fortunately, it was unarmed. There was no man in it…Would have made a big difference,” Trump said. “I have a feeling: I may be wrong, and I may be right, but I’m right a Continue reading "Trump Suggests Iran Shot Down U.S. Drone By Accident: ‘Probably’ a Mistake…’Hard to Believe It Was Intentional’"

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Biden Over Segregationist Comments: ‘You Can’t Say He’s Racist’


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Whoopi Goldberg led The View on Thursday with a defense of Joe Biden and his comments about working with segregationists. The former vice president is facing criticism for his remarks about how civility in politics is possible because he managed in the past to work with segregationist senators. As Goldberg noted that Biden’s Democratic rivals are pummeling him for his comments, she let out a deep sigh before remarking that there used to be a lot of racists and civil rights opponents in Congress, and “this is the world as it was”:
“You have to work with people you don’t like, and if you are in an entire environment where there is lots of different people that you don’t like, you have to figure out what to do. Listen, beat Biden in the debates, you know? If you can beat him, beat him. Don’t try to make him out Continue reading "Whoopi Goldberg Defends Biden Over Segregationist Comments: ‘You Can’t Say He’s Racist’"

BREAKING: Trump Tweets Threat to Iran After Drone Shot Down: ‘Iran Made a Very Big Mistake!’


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Judge Rejects Trump Arguments to Stop Deutsche Bank Subpoena President Donald Trump issued an ominous message to Iran on Twitter Thursday, after news broke that their military shot down a U.S. drone as it flew over the Strait of Hormuz. “Iran made a very big mistake!” Trump declared. The tweet comes after U.S. Central Command confirmed that an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a drone as it flew over international waters. Iran insists they blasted the drone after it flew into their airspace, but CENTCOM insists those are “false” reports about an “unprovoked attack.” The development comes amid growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran, which seemed to reach a recent high point due to signs that Iran was responsible for an attack last week on two American tanker ships. The leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has taken Continue reading "BREAKING: Trump Tweets Threat to Iran After Drone Shot Down: ‘Iran Made a Very Big Mistake!’"

WATCH: Australian Police Detective Stops Press Conference to Tackle Fleeing Suspect


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An Australian detective’s press conference came to an unexpected halt this week when he ended it suddenly in order to tackle a man accused of harassing a young woman. Daren Edwards, a police detective who used to play junior league rugby for the Redcliffe Dolphins, was speaking to reporters on Wednesday at the Maroochydore Magistrates’ Court in Queensland when a shouting situation started happening behind him. As a man came running through the area, Edwards turned around and downed him rugby-tackle style. Reports indicate that the man Edwards tackled intruded the press conference because he was running away from the father of a teenage girl after making inappropriate comments to her. Multiple news outlets say the man was arrested after the tackle and charged with unlawful stalking and committing public nuisance. It was a good tackle,” Edwards told The Sunshine Coast Daily as he reflected on the tackle. Watch Continue reading "WATCH: Australian Police Detective Stops Press Conference to Tackle Fleeing Suspect"