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Scott Walker thinks equal pay for women is a plot to ‘pit one group of Americans versus another’

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In a recent interview, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) criticized Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton’s proposal that would mandate men and women be paid equally for doing the same job, saying it was divisive.

Clinton, who pushed equal pay legislation when she was a U.S. Senator, had previously taken a pot shot at Walker for calling equal pay protections “a bogus issue.”

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Dredging up Clinton’s comment, Walker told Adriana Cohen of Boston Herald Radio, that Clinton was trying to “pit one group of Americans versus another,” reports Right Wing Watch.

Host Cohen introduced the subject after citing a bogus report that Clinton paid women in her Senate office less than men, and Walker used that as a launching pad for his attack on the former Secretary of State.

“Well, it’s a part of that amazing double standard,” Walker said. “But I think there’s  an even a bigger issue than that. And this is sadly something that would make her consistent with the president, and that is I believe that the president and now Hillary Clinton tend to think that politically they do better if they pit one group of Americans versus another.”

Walker dismissed equal pay for equal work as somehow inconsistent with “making all every American’s life better,” before segueing into one of his favorite topics: blaming liberals for providing poor Americans with government safety net services such as food stamps and healthcare.

“For them, their measure of success in government is how many people are dependent on the government, how many people are dependent, on whether its Medicaid or food stamps or health care or other things out there,”  Walker explained.

Listen to audio below, captured by Right Wing Watch:

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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building

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Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:

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George Floyd’s brother tears up discussing condolence phone call from Trump: ‘It hurt me’

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The brother of George Floyd described the condolence phone call he received from President Donald Trump during a Saturday interview on MSNBC.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by the Rev. Al Sharpton on "Politics Nation."

While Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third degree murder, the other three officers involved in the killing remain free.

"They all need to be convicted of first degree murder and given the death penalty," Floyd said.

"What was the conversation with President Trump like?" Sharpton asked.

"It was so fast," Floyd replied.

"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak. It was hard, I was trying to talk to him, but he just kept like pushing me off, like 'I don't want to hear what you're talking about.' And I just told him I want justice. I said that I couldn't believe they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight."

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Bill Barr slammed by ex-FBI official for ignoring the right-wing ‘Boogaloo Bois’ infiltrating protests

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Attorney General Bill Barr was slammed by the former assistant director for counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday for misleading Americans about the source of violence at the protests over the killing of George Floyd while in police custody.

"There's evidence developing, Brian, that the organization we're seeing of the most violent protesters is coming from a couple of disturbing places," both, by the way, there's disparate in terms in being from the right or the left. here's what those who monitor these groups and sites are seeing.

"We're seeing a far-right group, one group for example known as the Boogaloo Bois, who on their private Facebook page and social media outlets are calling for violence, calling for people to show up," Frank Figliuzzi told MSNBC's Brian Williams.

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