‘HE’S VERY CONCERNED’: Valerie Jarrett expects Obama to play in 2020 election

June 19th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

Democrats can count on former president Barack Obama to again break with tradition to attack his successor during the 2020 election, much like he did during the 2018 midterms.

“I can tell you he’s very concerned about the direction that our country is going. He was involved in the midterm elections, my expectation is he would do the same in the general election,” Valerie Jarrett, close friend and former advisor of president Obama, told BBC HARDtalk’s Stephen Sakur.

“I think all of us good Democrats need to get behind whoever is the nominee and ensure that that person wins the election, which is why I’ve counseled several of the candidates to not beat up so much on their opponents that whoever is the nominee goes into the general election in a weakened state.”

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MYSTERY: Is Biden social media support fake?

June 19th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

A self-proclaimed “technology activist” is calling out former vice president Joe Biden for attempting to dupe the American public into believing he has a lot more support online than he really does.

Terrence Daniels, a social media strategist at Real Progressives, posted a video to Twitter on Wednesday that exposes thousands of fake Twitter accounts bought to boost re-tweets and comments, a strategy designed to make it appear as though Biden’s message is resonating with Democrats.

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VIDEO: National Guard at Mexico-Guatemala border hold back surge of African migrants

June 19th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

New video from Mexico’s border with Guatemala shows a chaotic scene as scores of officers with the Federal Police and National Guard detain dozens of African men in Tapachula.

Ruptly, an “international video news agency,” posted the video early Wednesday.

“Guards deployed at southern border after #Trump migrant deal,” the message read.

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POLL: More Americans think ‘life has gotten better’ for blacks under Trump than Obama

June 18th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

A new poll shows Americans believe Trump has done more for blacks than the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama, though many want the government to do more.

Americans were more than twice as likely to believe that life has improved for young black Americans since Trump took office than when Obama left office, and many believe things could be better if the president and Congressional Black Caucus were on friendlier terms.

From Rasmussen Reports:

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 33% of Likely U.S. Voters think life for young black Americans has gotten better since Trump’s election. Slightly more (36%) say life is worse for young blacks now, while 22 percent rage it as about the same. These findings have changed very little from a year ago.

By comparison, in July 2016, Obama’s final year in office, just 13% said life for young black Americans had gotten better since the election of the nation’s first black president.

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SUIT: San Fran has ‘longstanding practice’ of ‘discriminating against white males’

June 18th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

A dozen white cops in San Francisco are suing the city over a grading system for promotions that results in preferential treatment for minority officers, reopening an issue that’s plagued the department for decades.

A practice of “banding” promotional test results for San Francisco police put in place in 1979 results in minority candidates with lower scores landing promotions over whites with higher scores, and the officers – 12 white men and one white lesbian woman – are asking a federal court to make it stop, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

The “banding” system is the result of a 1973 lawsuit against the city by black and female officers alleging discrimination in hiring and promotions, and the law was upheld in 1992, when the San Francisco Police Officers Association sued to end the discrimination against whites.

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‘Give me everything’: Video captures migrants paying cartel smugglers at end of border wall

June 18th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

Recently captured surveillance video of coyotes with the Sinaloa cartel escorting illegal immigrants into America confirms criminals are leveraging the border crisis for all it’s worth.

Brian Kolfage, president of the Build The Wall group building a border wall on private property in Sunland Park, New Mexico, posted video and audio of a trail cam set up nearby on Twitter Tuesday.

“PROOF: illegal immigration funds the most ruthless killing machine – the Sinaloa Cartel,” Kolfage wrote. “Ask @FoxNews why they are silent on this?”

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VIDEO: German Chancellor Merkel suffers disturbing ‘violent tremor’ during ceremony

June 18th, 2019
By Kyle Olson

German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a disturbing “violent tremor” during a ceremony in Berlin today.

Video shows Merkel standing with Ukrainian President Vladimir Selensky when she begins to noticeably shake.

Watch:

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Rwandan immigrant backs Trump, says illegals shouldn’t be able to cross border ‘like it’s a toilet’

June 18th, 2019
By Kyle Olson

President Trump will formally kick off his 2020 re-election campaign with a giant rally in Orlando, Florida tonight.

Over 100,000 tickets were requested for the 20,000-seat Amway Center.

Here’s some of the action outside, where supporters began lining up over 40 hours prior to the event.

This guy reportedly came from Japan for the festivities:

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De Blasio not discouraged by 0% support in IA: ‘Nowhere to go but up’

June 17th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is feeling optimistic about his chances to rise from obscurity in the 2020 Democrat primary to take on President Trump, and he’s not going to let every poll get him down.

While de Blasio isn’t even provided as an option in most 2020 presidential polls, he was included in a recent poll of 600 Iowa voters and not a single one said they planned to vote for the “progressive” candidate.

The Hill pointed out the embarrassment Monday, providing de Blasio the opportunity to spin it into a good thing.

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Biden floats ‘real physical revolution’ if GOP won’t pass his proposals

June 17th, 2019
By Kyle Olson

Joe Biden wants to beat a Republican-led Senate into submission, and if that doesn’t work, he today floated the idea of a “real physical revolution” to change the system.

While addressing the Poor People’s Campaign candidate cattle call today, moderator Joy Reid asked Biden how he would get his proposals through a GOP-led Senate.

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Guatemalan teen mother pushed through Rio Grande in wheelchair — holding premature baby born in Mexico

June 17th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

A Guatemalan teen was found inside a Border Patrol processing center last week holding a premature baby she told aid workers she brought with her after an emergency c-section in Mexico.

An unidentified immigration activist told KGBT’s Sydney Hernandez she came across a 17-year-old girl at the central processing facility in McAllen, Texas who was swaddling a tiny premature baby in a sweatshirt. The activist said the baby was in need of immediate medical attention.

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Mayor Pete: Trump perpetuating border crisis to ‘benefit politically’

June 17th, 2019
By Victor Skinner

Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg alleges President Trump is secretly undermining border security to drum up support for re-election, a claim supported by zero evidence.

The openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana recently sat down for an interview with Axios on HBO to attack the president, making the case that Trump created the problem and only wants it to get worse.

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