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Watch: VP Pence Plays Victim in Uproar Over Second Lady Working at School Banning LGBT People



Vice President Mike Pence has turned to a Catholic television news outlet to share his anger over reports criticizing Second Lady Karen Pence for choosing to teach at a Christian school that has a strong policy banning and requiring employees and students to denounce LGBT people.

Pence chose to frame the anger across America as an attack on Christian education, not an attack on LGBT people.

“My wife and I have been in the public eye for quite a while but I have to tell you, to see major news organizations attacking Christian education is deeply offensive,” the Vice President told EWTN News (video below) on Tuesday.

Pence says America instead should “celebrate” the “rich tradition of Christian education,” and called for the “criticism of Christian education in America” to stop.

The Vice President also tried to claim victimhood, suggesting his First Amendment rights and those of his wife have been attacked.

“The freedom of religion is enshrined in the Constitution of the United States,” he said. “The Constitution prohibits a religious test for holding public office, so we’ll let the critics roll off our back.”

The Vice President’s remarks were not the only disturbing ones made in the EWTN interview.


At no time did EWTN anchor Lauren Ashburn tell viewers exactly what the nationwide uproar was about: that Karen Pence chose to work at a school whose written policies are so virulently anti-LGBT they even ban students who have LGBT family members, including parents and siblings, if the family supports them and their rights.

The school also requires teachers and parents to sign a Statement of Faith that specifically cites the Leviticus chapter and verse of the Christian Bible that calls for gay people to be put to death.

Watch the Vice President:


Hat tip: Queerty

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National Security Expert Drops Truth Bomb on Trump Supporters Convinced President Is About to ‘Clear’ Michael Flynn



National security expert and Lawfare editor in chief Benjamin Wittes explained in an extensive Twitter thread why President Donald Trump’s supporters shouldn’t count their chickens before they’re hatched when it comes to Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.

“Hold the champagne—and maybe put away whatever you’re smoking,” he told Trumpland on Wednesday evening. “Gen. Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI not because he was framed but because he got a sweet-ass deal to avoid massive criminal liability for being an unregistered agent of a foreign power while working for a presidential transition. He also avoided his son’s prosecution.”

New documents show that the FBI had a conversation about the need to get Flynn to admit in questioning that he violated the Logan Act, which prevents unregistered foreign agents from doing business with international governments on behalf of the United States. There was a discussion that they also look for occasions where Flynn lied under oath. As former federal prosecutors pointed out, it’s something FBI agents do to all suspects. Flynn is no exception.

“While in the White House, he unequivocally lied to both the Vice President of the United States and to the chief of staff to the President of the United States about his interactions with the Russian ambassador,” explained Wittes. “And he was fired for it. Nothing that has come out suggests the facts that he admitted to in the context of his plea are untrue or that his plea was coerced in any way.”

He acknowledged that Trump may still pardon Flynn, but Flynn will never be “cleared” and Judge Emmet Sullivan won’t be surprised by the latest “revelations.”

Read his full Twitter thread.

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‘Bizarro World’: Internet Explodes as Pam Bondi Defends President on TV: ‘Frat Houses at Trump University Must Be Wild Now’



Former Florida attorney general Pam Bondi, possibly best-known for refusing to join a fraud investigation into Trump University that ultimately led to the President of the United States forking over $25 million, is right now defending President Trump on national TV during the Senate impeachment trial.

As many on social media noted, Bondi refused to join that investigation that led to a $25 million payment from the president, but was only too happy to accept a $25,000 donation from Donald Trump for her re-election campaign, just as she was deciding on whether or not to investigate him.

Bondi rocketed to the number two trending item on Twitter within minutes of speaking.

On social media some are calling it “bizarro world”:

Some posted evidence:

Some say Bondi has experience “overlooking allegations made against Trump”:

Some mocked the “frat houses” that never existed at the now-defunct Trump University:


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‘Pretend Princess’ Ivanka Trump’s Tweet Defending Her Father After Impeachment Vote Brilliantly Backfires



“Jefferson was also a rapist and a white supremacist”

Exactly five minutes after the House of Representatives passed a resolution laying out the procedures for the public phase of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump posted a tweet with this quote from Thomas Jefferson to defend her boss and father:

“…surrounded by enemies and spies catching and perverting every word that falls from my lips or flows from my pen, and inventing where facts fail them.”

Apparently, Ivanka Trump should have chosen her words more carefully:

Few were amused, many appeared angered and indignant, some offered additional founding father quotes, and many reminded her of her father’s crimes and misdeeds:



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