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‘We Did Not Send Him There to Do the Right Thing’: GOP County Chair Slams Republican Senator for Impeachment Vote



Dave Ball, the newly-elected chairman of the Washington County, Pennsylvania GOP on Monday slammed his state’s Republican U.S. Senator, Pat Toomey, declaring, “We did not send him there to do the right thing.”

Senator Toomey was one of seven Republicans who voted to convict Donald Trump during his impeachment trial on Saturday.

Just one week ago Ball was unanimously elected GOP county chair.

“The purpose of a County Party is simple,” Ball told Politics PA. “Register Republicans and win elections.”

That was last week.

This week Ball has an entirely different agenda in mind.

On Monday Ball told KDKA Sen. Toomey was sent to D.C. to parrot GOP talking points.

“We did not send him there to vote his conscience. We did not send him there to do the right thing or whatever he said he was doing,” Ball said. “We sent him there to represent us.”

The Washington County GOP is one of four county Republican Parties to censure Toomey.



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Watch: Trump Sends Well-Wishes to Ghislaine Maxwell Who Is Charged With Sex Trafficking Minor Girls



President Donald Trump on Tuesday resumed his coronavirus task force press briefing, with no members of the coronavirus task force present, but there was little new news – except a question about Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell.

Maxwell was recently arrested on enticement of minors and child sex trafficking charges.

Asked about her case, and if he thinks “she’s going to turn in powerful men,” Trump responded: “I don’t know, I haven’t really been following it too much, I just wish her well frankly.I met her numerous times over the years, especially since I lived in Palm Beach.”

“I guess they lived in Palm Beach,” he added, not specifying who “they” is.

“But I wish her well, whatever it is.”


The internet was not pleased.


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AR-15 Toting St. Louis Couple Are Lawyers Who Say ‘Agitators’ at BLM Protest They Were Scared of ‘Were White’



The Internet went wild over the past 24 hours after video and photographs emerged of a barefoot couple in St. Louis who came out of their mansion toting an AR-15 and a handgun, which they appeared to point at Black Lives Matter activists marching during a peaceful protest.

Not so, says their attorney.

The couple, dubbed Karen and Ken by social media users, are actually attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey, and they believe the “Black Lives Matters movement is here to stay, it is the right message, and it is about time,” according to a statement from their lawyer.

They say their actions were lawful, and “borne solely of fear and apprehension,” which was “not race related.”

“In fact, the agitators responsible for their trepidation were white.”

Read the full statement, posted by KSDK News managing editor Rob Edwards:

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‘Sending a Message to Violent MAGAs’: Trump Pummeled for Promoting Video of White Couple Pointing AR-15 at BLM Activists


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