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Mick Mulvaney Insists That Trump
‘Is Not a White Supremacist’ Mick Mulvaney Insists That Trump ‘Is Not a White Supremacist’

It’s bad when the acting White House chief of staff has to go on Sunday morning cable news talk shows and insist that the president of the United States is not a white supremacist. But here we are.

Stay classy, GOP.

Donald Trump Is Out of His Mind, Again Donald Trump Is Out of His Mind, Again

It’s become a ritual for President Donald Trump to rant on Twitter on weekends. He usually tweets so much nonsense that there’s no point in covering it all anymore. However, this weekend, Trump is acting particularly crazy, and he even made a rare appearance at church on Sunday morning.

Fox News Pulls Jeanine
Pirro’s Show for a Night Following Islamophobic Rant Fox News Pulls Jeanine Pirro’s Show for a Night Following Islamophobic Rant

A week after she targeted Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar for wearing a hijab, Fox News host Jeanine Pirro was off-air Saturday night, replaced by a rerun documentary series about William Kennedy Smith.

Trump Fan Interrupts Vigil for Christchurch
Victims with a ‘Build the Wall’ Float Trump Fan Interrupts Vigil for Christchurch Victims with a ‘Build the Wall’ Float

Michigan native Robert Cortis has been driving around the U.S. for years hauling a ridiculous pro-Trump float he calls the “Unity Bridge.” But far from promoting unity, the float’s current xenophobic message—in giant letters decked out in red, white, and blue—is “Trump: Build the Wall.”

#EggBoy Hero Smashes an Egg on Racist Australian Senator’s Head #EggBoy Hero Smashes an Egg on Racist Australian Senator’s Head

An Australian teenager is being widely heralded on social media under the hashtag #eggboy after he smashed an egg on the head of the vile Australian Senator Fraser Anning at a right-wing rally on Saturday.

Australia Bans Milo Yiannopoulos
Over Christchurch Massacre Comments  Australia Bans Milo Yiannopoulos Over Christchurch Massacre Comments 

The career of Milo Yiannopoulos took another hit on Saturday when the Australian government canceled a visa it had granted just a week ago to the heavily indebted right-wing troll for a speaking tour scheduled later this year.

New Zealand’s Leaders Vow to Overhaul Gun Laws in Wake of Mass Shooting New Zealand’s Leaders Vow to Overhaul Gun Laws in Wake of Mass Shooting

Less than 24 hours after an Islamophobic white terrorist committed the worst mass shooting in New Zealand since the 1940s, officials vowed to vastly reform the country’s lax gun laws.

Wow, Marco Rubio Is Dumb Wow, Marco Rubio Is Dumb

In between Bible quotes, Florida’s Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has been outspoken on social media in support of efforts to topple Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tweets about Venezuela in support of the opposition nearly every day.

Devin Nunes on the front lines, y’all.

Trump Wants $8.6 Billion in Border Wall Funding in 2020 Budget Trump Wants $8.6 Billion in Border Wall Funding in 2020 Budget

What’s the definition of insanity again? For Donald Trump, irrationality seems to be the art of all deals.

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders Top
New Iowa Poll  Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders Top New Iowa Poll 

While it’s still early in the race for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, a new Iowa poll that is being closely watched shows former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders well ahead in the state in a crowded field of Democratic candidates.

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Near Addis Ababa, Killing
157 Passengers and Crew Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Near Addis Ababa, Killing 157 Passengers and Crew

An Ethiopian Airlines flight en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya, lost contact and crashed just six minutes after takeoff Sunday from the Ethiopian capital, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board.

Judge Sides with ACLU, Adds
More Separated Migrant Families to Lawsuit Judge Sides with ACLU, Adds More Separated Migrant Families to Lawsuit

A federal judge has again agreed with the ACLU in a class-action lawsuit seeking to force the Trump administration to track down and reunite the thousands of migrant families who were forcibly separated under the “zero tolerance” policy.

Expanded Gun Background Checks
Become Law in New Mexico Expanded Gun Background Checks Become Law in New Mexico

Extensive advocacy work by proponents of stronger gun regulations in New Mexico has led to a new law that will require federal background checks for most gun purchases, including online sales and at gun shows.

Howard Schultz’s SXSW Appearance
Confirms Once Again That No One Likes Him Howard Schultz’s SXSW Appearance Confirms Once Again That No One Likes Him

In a Washington Post profile on former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s debacle with the Seattle SuperSonics basketball team, a Seattle city council ex-member described Schultz’s approach as “a feeling of entitlement” and “arrogance.”

Florida Massage Parlor Owner Sold Chinese Executives Access
to Trump  Florida Massage Parlor Owner Sold Chinese Executives Access to Trump 

When the news broke that New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft had been caught up in a prostitution bust involving massage parlors in Florida, everyone suspected there was more to the story. And, of course, it involves Donald Trump and his kids.

The Dems Are About to Step Up
Their Offensive Against Trump and Co. The Dems Are About to Step Up Their Offensive Against Trump and Co.

Donald Trump may think he has had a terrible week, but it’s about to get even worse.

Rand Paul Says He’ll Vote to
Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration  Rand Paul Says He’ll Vote to Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration 

Sen. Rand Paul announced at a dinner on Saturday that he plans to vote in favor of a measure in the Senate to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration over border security. That means that the Senate now likely has enough votes to send the measure to Trump, who is expected to issue the first veto…

Dozens of Deported Parents Return to US to Seek Asylum and Their Children Dozens of Deported Parents Return to US to Seek Asylum and Their Children

They’ve already experienced one of the cruelest aspects of the Trump administration’s barbaric family separation policy. Now, they’ve returned voluntarily to that same draconian immigration system to seek asylum again and to be reunited with their children.

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