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Singer John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen pay for food trucks to feed hungry NYC protesters

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Singer John Legend and his wife, model/food blogger Chrissy Teigen,  are putting their money where New York City protester’s mouths are, hiring a fleet of food trucks to feed the hungry protesters who have been out in the streets of New York City for days.

According to Vanity Fair, the singer and and his wife hired the trucks, with the Bipartisan Report announcing via Twitter: “#johnlegend pays for a food truck in Lincoln sq to feed #EricGarner supporters before the #NYC protest.”

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Tiegen followed up, retweeting to her nearly 560,000 followers, “3-6pm. FREE food trucks by Trader Joe’s Union Sq. @ophelporhush #FergusontoNYC #NYC2Ferguson.”

This is not the first time Tiegen,  known for her constant and humorous tweeting about food, has jumped into a politically-charged controversy.

In October she briefly left Twitter after being harassed following a tweet critical of American gun policy.

Following the shooting outside the Canadian Parliament in October, Tiegen tweeted, “Active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in America, Wednesday,” setting off a firestorm of complaints and threats from gun enthusiasts.

Protesters continue to fill the streets of New York, as well as across the country, with the New York City Police Department bracing for increased activity  following an announcement from NYPD Commissioner William Bratton that the internal investigation into the death of Eric Garner could take up to four months.

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Following the announcement of the food trucks, the Kimchi Taco truck tweeted out thanks to the couple before exhorting the protesters to “come get fed” next to the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag.

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Trump is ‘a soulless man with a broken mind’: George Conway calls out his wife’s boss in scathing op-ed

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George Conway, the prominent Republican attorney married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, blasted his wife's boss in a new Washington Post op-ed published online on Friday evening.

"Until three brief months ago, President Trump never faced a serious crisis, at least one not of his own making. But now he has faced two, and is failing two, in short order: the covid-19 pandemic, with its concomitant economic devastation; and now social unrest, and rioting, stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody," Conway wrote. "Lacking in humanity, Trump has had no idea how to handle either one."

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Fox News triggers outrage with graphic comparing how much stocks have risen after racist tragedies

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On Friday, Fox News displayed a graph that appeared to compare the amount the stock market has risen in the week after various racial tragedies, including the assassination of Martin Luther King, the beating of Rodney King, the Ferguson incident, and the death of George Floyd.

2. Here’s the video of the graphic as it aired on Fox News this evening. pic.twitter.com/Iww2DnzkkI

— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) June 5, 2020

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Bill Barr denies giving the order to gas protesters for Trump photo-op

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America's top law enforcement office on Friday denied giving the highly-controversial order to gas protesters prior to a photo-op with President Donald Trump holding a Bible.

"Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there Monday evening, and he says he did not give a command to disperse the crowd, though he supported the decision," The Associated Press reports.

"Barr’s comments in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday were his most detailed explanation yet of what unfolded outside the White House earlier this week. They come after the White House and others said repeatedly that the attorney general ordered officers to clear the park," the AP reported. "Shortly after officers aggressively pushed back demonstrators, President Donald Trump — accompanied by Barr, Pentagon leaders and other top advisers — walked through Lafayette Park to pose for a photo at a nearby church that had been damaged during the protests."

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