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GOP Congressman: Practically Every Undocumented Immigrant Is A Drug Smuggler (Video)

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Rep. Steve King says that for every undocumented immigrant in America who’s, for example, a “valedictorian,” there are 100 who are running drugs across the Mexican border — and they have “calves the size of cantaloupes.” King, a Tea Party Republican U.S. Congressman from Iowa is known as being one of the most conservative, anti-gay, anti-women, anti-immigrant representatives in the House.

For example, last month King sent out a rant on Twitter, screaming, “llegal aliens have just invaded my DC office.” Those “invading illegals”? A group of about a dozen high school and college students.

But back to King’s “cantaloupes” claim. “For every one who’s a valedictorian, there’s another hundred out there who — they weigh 130 pounds and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’ve been hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert,” King said last week in an interview with Newsmax.

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Last night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow had a field day with other anti-immigrant interviews Rep. King has given, other anti-immigrant attacks made by other Republicans — and delivers the news that Spanish language cable TV channel Univision now has more viewers than any other network in the country. Oops.

 

Meanwhile, Congressman King’s attacks have not gone unnoticed by House Democrats. “Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.) called out King for the comments during a House Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on how Congress might establish the legal status of the children of illegal immigrants,” the Washington Post reports:

With King sitting across the dais, Garcia read the comments and then said: “It is offensive. And it is beneath the dignity of this body.” King didn’t respond or clarify his comments when he spoke just a few moments later.

Oops. Yes, you are witnessing the increasingly rapid implosion of the Republican Party, one Steve King at a time.

 

Hat tip: Right Wing Watch

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Less Than 2 in 10 Trump Voters Are Willing to Even Give Biden a Chance – Far Fewer Believe He Won the Election: Report

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Very few Republicans who voted to re-elect Donald Trump believe the president lost the election, and few are willing to give the actual winner, Joe Biden, a chance.

A mere 3% of Trump voters believe Joe Biden beat Donald Trump. Joe Biden, in fact, did beat Donald Trump.

Less than two in 10 Trump voters, just 19%, are willing to give Joe Biden a chance to be a good president, CNBC reports from its new CNBC/Change Research poll of1,203 people who voted for Trump in 2020.

Clearly Trump’s plot to steal the election by sowing massive disinformation will not keep him in the White House, but it is damaging American democracy and creating a massive bloc of Americans who already, falsely, beleive everything is “rigged” against them.

No one should expert Trump to concede, ever.

66%, or two-thirds of Trump supporters, think Trump should never concede.

“As Trump repeatedly loses vote challenges in court as his lawyers fail to prove wrongdoing in the election count, two-thirds of his supporters think he should never concede to Biden,” CNBC reports. “The findings underscore the harm Trump’s unsubstantiated claims have done to confidence in the U.S. electoral system.”

“The findings underscore the harm Trump’s unsubstantiated claims have done to confidence in the U.S. electoral system.”

 

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‘Pay-Per-View’: Internet Slams Boston Globe for Saying Americans Don’t Want to See Trump Dragged Out of the White House

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“This is a deep, almost surreal misunderstanding of our nation”

The Boston Globe is probably surprised after publishing a piece asking, “What if Trump won’t leave the White House?

On social media the paywalled newspaper tweeted, “Even a nation hooked on drama does not want to see a US president dragged out the front door of the White House on Jan. 20, so we asked experts in the art of persuasion how they go about dislodging the reluctant.”

The responses were passionately opposed to the Globe’s premise, including some suggesting billing it as a pay-per-view event could reduce the nation’s debt. And the volume of responses caused “Boston Globe” to trend.

Take a look.

 

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‘Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs’: CNN’s Acosta Slams Trump Appearing Before Reporters to Grab Credit for DOW Hitting 30,000

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President Donald Trump made a surprise, unscheduled appearance before reporters Tuesday afternoon to take credit for the DOW breaking the 30,000 mark for the first time – despite him also taking credit for the DOW from the day he was elected in 2016.

Investors were actually responding to Joe Biden being one step closer to being sworn in as President after the General Services Administration administrator ruefully released about $7.3 million in transition funds to the Biden team Monday night.

CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta weighed in on Trump’s surprise appearance and decision to take credit, saying it’s “hard to put the cereal back in the box when you’ve gone cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.”

He also called Trump’s remarks “the strangest, weirdest thing I’ve ever seen in the White House briefing room,” and “just the strangest thing – to see the President run, basically, come out into the briefing room, we have White House staffers shouting at us to get in our places because he wanted to walk into the room.”

Reporters in the White House press briefing room after Trump exited – without taking questions or conceding the election – could be heard saying, “What the hell was that?” and “Well that was weird as shit.”

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