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Florida bar owner accused of pointing gun at black couple: ‘Call Jesse Jackson, motherf*cker’

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A Florida bar owner is accused of holding a black couple at gunpoint and making racist comments in a dispute over a cocktail.

Kayla Davis and her boyfriend, Darian Elwin, were celebrating his 20th birthday Saturday evening at the Orlando George & Dragon British Pub when she said the bar owner started bothering her, reported the Orlando Sentinel.

Davis, who had turned 21 two months earlier, asked Kim Bruns for a drink recommendation, and the bar owner mixed her a kamikaze cocktail.

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“As soon as she gave it to me, she said, ‘I’m watching you, and you better not give any drinks to minors,'” Davis said. “It felt weird and racist a little bit.”

Davis said she returned the drink untouched after another bar employee checked up on her, and the couple told Bruns they were leaving.

Bruns told other customers to stop the couple from leaving, and police said she grabbed a .357-caliber Magnum Colt Python, pointed the weapon at Davis, and threatened to shoot her.

Police said the 51-year-old Bruns then threw a glass at Davis, but she missed and the glass shattered on the wall.

Elwin told police he offered to pay for the untouched cocktail if Bruns would let them leave, but he said the bar owner threatened him.

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“I’ll shoot you too if I have to. It’s legal,” Bruns said, according to the arrest report. “Call Jesse Jackson, mother*cker.”

Police arrived at that point, and officers said Bruns became angry and refused to let them see surveillance video of the incident.

“I can’t believe you would take those n*****s’ side over mine,” Bruns said, according to the arrest report.

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Bruns, who has been arrested 10 times in Florida since 1994, was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated assault.

“It’s all false accusations,” Bruns told the newspaper. “I have black people who work for me. I have never used a racial slur.”

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She served 62 days in jail after a 2011 fight at a bar in Apopka, the newspaper reported.


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Conservatives rage after Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright compares armed protest to Klan rally

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Actor Jeffrey Wright kicked a hornet's nest of conservative fury by comparing an armed protest in Virginia to a Ku Klux Klan rally.

The star of HBO's Westworld three James Bond films mocked the Richmond gun rally in a tweet linking to a Washington Post article on the armed demonstration, and noted the event was scheduled on Martin Luther King Day.

“The organizers aren’t at all bothered that a gun circle jerk in Richmond, VA on #MLKDay has a Klan-rally smell to it?" Wright tweeted. "Wonder why."

The organizers aren’t at all bothered that a gun circle jerk in Richmond, VA on #MLKDay has a Klan-rally smell to it? Wonder why. https://t.co/1kq9pu1is1

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‘Dead wrong’: House Dems release scathing rebuttal to White House’s widely panned legal brief

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The Trump White House's latest defense of the president ahead of his impending impeachment trial has been widely panned, and has even sparked speculation that Trump himself had a hand in writing it due to its low-grade legal analysis.

A legal brief filed by President Donald Trump's lawyers late last week called impeachment proceedings "constitutionally invalid," even though impeachment is literally a part of the Constitution, and also accused Democrats of engaging in a "brazen and unlawful attempt to overturn the results of the 2016 election," even though Vice President Mike Pence would take over in the event that Trump was removed by the Senate.

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White nationalist speaker heckled for denying Holocaust at Virginia gun march: ‘You are literally a neo-Nazi’

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A white nationalist speaker who has been affiliated with neo-Nazi rhetoric was caught on video denying the Holocaust at a pro-Second Amendment march in Richmond, Virginia.

The remarks were made by former Proud Boy Jovanni Valle, who goes by the name Jovi Val. Video clips of Valle's speech were shared on Twitter by writer Robert Evans.

"You wear a swastika and walk down the street," a man can be heard telling Valle. "You took it off and now you are like, oh no. You are denying the existence of the Holocaust."

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