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Samantha Bee wants ICE to ‘shut the f*ck down’ and go work for ‘racist lawyer bro’ Aaron Schlossberg instead

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 11:07pm

The problem with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to late-night comedian Samantha Bee, is that it exists. During Wednesday’s “Full Frontal,” the host explained that ICE was started after Sept. 11, 2001 to “round up Muslims.” Instead, ICE is doing its ...

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Seth Meyers schools Trump: If Kim Jong Un is a world-class poker player you’re still reading the instructions to Candyland

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 10:15pm

Late Night host, Seth Meyers took President Donald Trump to school over the U.S. relationship with North Korea. President Trump has been promoting the U.S.-North Korean summit. He said it would be a “great idea” for North Korea to come, but if not President Trump shrugged his shoulder an...

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Nancy Pelosi said she rather ‘pass gun laws’ than ‘win the election’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 9:46pm

Nancy Pelosi, minority leader of the House of Representatives, sat down with CNN’s Chris Cuomo during a town hall interview. A high school student from Maryland stood up and asked a question about gun safety, and referenced the latest mass shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. “As the American pe...

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Tomi Lahren speaks out about water attack: ‘I’m a real person and these things embarrass and humiliate me’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 9:22pm

Tomi Lahren had water thrown at her by foes while having brunch with her parents. Lahren said that she wouldn’t have said or done anything about it but the woman who threw the water made it public. Host Sean Hannity lamented about the poor young woman so ruthlessly attacked by someone so viole...

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‘But no one in this is gay!’ Tucker Carlson has a complete meltdown over Stormy Daniels Day in West Hollywood

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 9:06pm

Fox News host Tucker Carlson has some news for the LGBT community. During his show on Wednesday he nearly exploded when interviewing radio host Ethan Bearman. West Hollywood’s mayor, John J. Duran, declared May 23 as ‘Stormy Daniels Day’ and presented her with a key to the city. Wh...

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Here’s what Rachel Maddow thinks ‘seems like a really freaking-big deal’ that no one is talking about

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 8:52pm

Wednesday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow hearkened back to her conversation with the former director of national intelligence who worked under former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. James Clapper told Maddow President Donald “Trump would not be president if not for that attack.&#8...

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‘Why say things that aren’t true?’: CNN’s Erin Burnett flattens Trump advisor undone trying to explain away his ‘3,000 lies’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 7:55pm

Democratic strategist, Maria Cardona and former Donald Trump campaign official Steve Cortes went off the rails in an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett on Wednesday. Burnett questioned why Republicans continue to report on fake news. “Why do these people say things that are not true? Just...

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Michael Fynn Jr. issues another dark prophecy: ‘Comey is going down’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 7:09pm

Earlier this week, Michael Fynn Jr.—son of US Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn—mysteriously warned “You’re all going down” on Twitter. On Wednesday, Flynn Jr. issued a more specific prophecy of doom, this time directed at former-FBI director James Comey. “Comey is going ...

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‘I’ve never been so afraid’: Black Mississippi man demands ‘justice’ action after being beaten by police

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 6:41pm

James Barnett, a 36-year-old black Mississippi man was brutally beaten by two Mississippi police officers last week, ABC News reported on Wednesday. “I’ve never been so afraid in my life,” Barnett wrote on his Facebook page. “I will not let this go, I don’t [want] this to happen to anyone else. Ther...

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Winery partly owned by Republican Devin Nunes held charity yacht party with prostitutes and cocaine: lawsuit

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 6:26pm

A winery partly owned by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is now in some legal trouble after a charity event allegedly involving cocaine and sex workers, according to the Sacramento Bee. The lawsuit is from an employee of Alpha Omega Winery, who was asked to work a 2015 charity cruise on the San Francisco Ba...

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The FBI takes over internet router linked to Russian hackers: report

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 6:09pm

In August, FBI agents interviewed a Pittsburgh woman whose computer had been commandeered by hackers. “She voluntarily relinquished her router to the agents,” wrote FBI agent Michael McKeown, in an affidavit filed in federal court. “In addition, the victim allowed the FBI to utilize a network tap on...

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Hawaii volcano belches new ash plume as geothermal wells secured from harm

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 5:33pm

The restive Kilauea Volcano belched clouds of ash into the skies over Hawaii’s Big Island twice more on Wednesday as civil defense authorities reported that pressurized geothermal wells at a nearby power plant had been secured from approaching lava. The latest back-to-back upheavals of ash from the ...

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CNN’s Jake Tapper unpacks years of Trump’s lies: He has ‘zero evidence’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 5:15pm

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump said his campaign was spied on and called it “spygate.” SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in history! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 23, 2018 CNN’s Jake Tapper asserted on his show that President Trump has “z...

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Fox News host falsely claims ‘there are 2,000 MS-13 members on Long Island alone’ — here’s the real stat

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 4:55pm

Donald Trump wants to turn a Salvadoran street gang which brutally murdered several members of rival street gangs in the suburbs of New York City into a national issue, and Fox News wants to help him. The president visited Long Island today to discuss the suburban gang that is warring with other sub...

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NY Jets Owner says if any player ‘takes a knee’ he’ll pay the NFL fine

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 4:50pm

Christopher Johnson has just told his players to feel free to take a knee. The New York Jets co-owner says he disagrees with the NFL’s new policy banning players from protesting police violence and killings of Black people by kneeling during the national anthem. “I do not like imposing a...

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MSNBC law expert says Cohen partner lucked out: ‘Taxi king got the deal of the century’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 4:43pm

On MSNBC’s Deadline White House, panelists talked about Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen’s never-ending pile-up of problems. On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that Evegny “Gene” Freidman—a business associate of Cohen’s—has agreed to cooperate with aut...

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Trump mulling probe of auto imports on national security grounds

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 4:37pm

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering launching a trade investigation of auto imports on national security grounds, a senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal first reported Trump was mulling a so-called Section 232 investigation, citing industry officials...

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James Clapper reveals he’s ‘offended’ but not surprised by Trump’s ‘distorted’ attacks on the intelligence committee

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 4:31pm

Former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, responded to President Trump’s “distorted” reviews of his new book “Facts and Fear,” in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “If you look at Clapper, he sort of admitted they had spies in the campaign ...

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Philip Roth, teller of American extremism, appalled by Trump

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 4:11pm

If Philip Roth is credited with a damning premonition of the Trump presidency in his 2004 novel “The Plot Against America,” the late novelist was profoundly shocked by the reality of 21st century US politics. Roth announced his retirement four years before Trump was elected president, bu...

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Fox News panelists love new rule forcing NFL players to ‘behave’ — claims they’re disposable in ‘overall equation’

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 3:58pm

Fox News is crowing about a new rule which forces NFL players to stand for the national anthem rather than kneel to protest police brutality and racism. Host Neil Cavuto invited two people on to discuss the new rule—and all three of them agreed it was a good way to get the players in line after leag...

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