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Willie Nelson unveils statue of himself at 4:20 on 4/20

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Country singer Willie Nelson unveiled an eight-foot statue of himself in front of the Austin City Limits Sutdio in Austin, TX on Friday.

Organizers of the event insisted that they hadn’t chosen the date deliberately to commemorate Nelson’s long-time advocacy of marijuana legalization, but once it was brought to their attention, they played along by setting the time of the unveiling at precisely 4:20 PM.

During the ceremony, Nelson sang his latest song, “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die,” and according to the Associated Press, “Fellow singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson congratulated Nelson, who thanked the Texas city as marijuana smoke wafted through the crowd.”

This video was uploaded to YouTube by CNN on April 20, 2012.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez chokes up responding to Trump: ‘Time to move on from his conception of America’

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Monday fired back at President Donald Trump after he told her to "go back" to her country of origin -- even though she was born in the U.S.

"It's unfortunate that he feels the way he feels about people of color," Ocasio-Cortez explained to NBC News. "It's unfortunate the way he feels about immigrants, naturalized citizens or not."

"What I would tell him is that it's time to move on from him," she continued as she seemed to choke up. "And it's time to move on from his conception of an America that we tried to move past for a long time."

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Schumer: If Trump can’t handle a little criticism from Fox News then ‘he doesn’t deserve to be president’

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday suggested that Donald Trump "doesn't deserve to be president" if he can't handle criticism from Fox News.

In a speech on the Senate floor, Schumer noted that Trump recently lashed out at Fox News soon after the conservative network aired World Cup viewers chanting "f*ck Trump."

"I just felt it was important to point President Trump amazingly attacked Fox News in the last few days in a series of Tweets for coverage he viewed as unfavorable to his administration," Schumer said. "This is Fox News, a news outlet that frankly is 90% or more on the president’s side. Their most popular shows seem to just be cheerleaders for President Trump."

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Marine Corps band forced to perform in pouring rain before sparse crowd prior to Trump’s July 4th party

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In a video posted to Twitter several hours before Donald Trump is scheduled to launch his "Salute to America" Fourth of July party, the Marine Corps band was compelled to perform in the pouring rain before a sparse crowd of early attendees and media awaiting the main event.

According to Jim Spellman of CTGN, the sky opened with a deluge of rain that had people running for cover -- only for the military musicians to be paraded out for either a rehearsal or a time-consuming filler until the big show begins.

Earlier in the day, the National Park Service warned that the event could be rained out, with thundershowers moving swiftly into the area.

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