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Fox News reporter whips up fear and loathing of homeless black people in dehumanizing report

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In a highly manipulative report designed to promote fears of homeless African-Americans, a Fox News contributor spoke with only black street people in New York City’s Penn Station, asking them about their drug usage and drinking habits.

The segment, aired on The O’Reilly Report, saw Fox contributor Jesse Watters initially speaking to predominately white families at Penn Station regarding their feelings about the homeless, with most expressing sympathy at their plight.

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In the clip, captured by Media Matters, Watters then explains that it is illegal to live or panhandle in the transit center before asking an assortment of homeless black people brief questions about how they live day to day, while scarcely looking at them.

After one woman tells him she has been homeless since 2005, he fails to ask any follow-up questions as to how she came to be that way, before cutting to another African-American woman explaining that she became homeless due to drugs.

“What kind of drugs?” Watters asks in the tightly edited clip.

She replies “Crack,” to which Watters asks, “How do you make money?”

“Prostitution,” she replies.

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Back in the studio with host Bill O’Reilly, a smirking Watters rips into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, blaming him for the city’s homeless problem before adding, “They have a $78 billion budget in New York. Why can’t they get these guys in really plush homeless shelters?”

Watch the video below from Media Matters:

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‘Don’t mess with me’: Pelosi’s presser ends with a bang as she blasts reporter for asking if she ‘hates’ Trump

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly rebuked a reporter who asked whether she hated President Donald Trump.

The California Democrat announced Thursday morning that she had asked Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler to draft articles of impeachment, and she then announced that the committee would hear evidence in the case in a hearing Monday.

"Ukraine was the vehicle of the president's actions (but) this isn't about Ukraine," Pelosi said. "This is about Russians. Who benefited? Who benefited from that holding that military assistance?"

"All roads lead to Putin," she added. "Understand that."

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‘Our democracy is what’s at stake’: Pelosi shreds Trump in blistering endorsement of impeachment

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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday endorsed drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and made the case that the president's actions made him a threat to American democracy.

During her address, Pelosi explained that the stakes in impeaching Trump were the very foundations of American government.

"Our democracy is at stake," she said. "The president leaves us no choice but to act because he is trying to corrupt, once again, the election for his own benefit. The president has engaged in abuse of power, undermining our national security, and jeopardizing the integrity of our elections."

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‘A president the world is laughing at’: Biden releases new ad attacking Trump — and it’s getting widely praised

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, still the Democratic frontrunner, Wednesday night released an ad that has many people talking – it's already been viewed 5.4 million times – and it's getting praise from even non-Biden supporters.

The ad uses footage from the viral video of world leaders at NATO mocking President Donald Trump – a video that upset the American president so greatly he left London early, canceling a press conference and bilateral meeting, to head back to D.C.

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