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‘Go back to your country, Bin Laden’: Elderly Sikh severely beaten ahead of 9/11 anniversary

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Police in Chicago’s Darien suburb said that they were investigating a possible hate crime after an elderly Sikh American was assaulted by a man, who referred to him as a “terrorist” and “Bin Laden.”

Just days before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Inderjit Singh Mukker said that he was driving to the grocery store when a man repeatedly cut him off, according to The Hindu.

Mukker pulled over to the side of the road to let the man go around him. But instead, the man stopped, reached into Mukker’s car and began punching him. Mukker lost consciousness, and “suffered a fractured cheekbone and lacerations to his cheek,” a statement from the Sikh Coalition explained.

After being transported to the hospital, Mukker recalled that the man yelled “Terrorist, go back to your country, Bin Laden!” and other racial slurs.

“No American should be afraid to practice their faith in our country,” Mukker observed. “I’m thankful for the swift response of authorities to apprehend the individual, but without this being fully investigated as a hate crime, we risk ignoring the horrific pattern of intolerance, abuse and violence that Sikhs and other minority communities in this country continue to face.”

Watch the video below from NBC Chicago, broadcast Sept. 9, 2015.

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Trump buried by ex-US Attorney for claim the Constitution allows him to do what he wants: Even Bill Barr ‘won’t go that far’

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Appearing on MSNBC on Sunday afternoon, former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance slapped aside Donald Trump's claim that Article II of the Constitution "allows me to do whatever I want," as the president put it.

Addressing the president's claim, made during an interview on ABC with host George Stephanopoulos, law professor Vance bluntly pointed out that the president is no constitutional scholar.

After watching a clip of Trump claiming unchecked power as president, Vance was asked what she thought of his claims.

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MSNBC guest ridicules Trump-fan Steve Cortes as possible Sarah Sanders replacement: ‘He’s a nut — have you seen him on TV?’

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Discussing the departure of Donald Trump's spokesperson Sarah Sanders from the White House, an MSNBC panel surveyed her possible replacements with one ridiculed for his appearances on TV defending the president.

Speaking with "AM Joy" fill-in host Jonathan Capehart, The Beat DC editor Tiffany Cross shot former Trump associate Stever Cortes -- a regular on CNN -- down as a possible candidate.

"There are names that are out there," Capehart suggested. "[Meliania Trump spokesperson] Stephanie Grisham and Hogan Gidley and Steve Cortes."

Pointing out that Grisham is the most likely contender, and the Trump would probably prefer a woman, Cross called out Cortes for his TV appearances.

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‘It’s voter discouragement’: Jake Tapper says Trump efforts to curb Dem votes doesn’t count as ‘suppression’

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CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday disagreed with the notion that President Donald Trump and Russians tried to "suppress" Democratic votes by engaging in what he called large-scale voter "discouragement."

During a panel discussion on CNN, Democratic analyst Jennifer Granholm slammed Trump's campaign for "voter suppression."

"The thing that concerns me about the launch, Jake, of this new — of his re-election [campaign], he has already raised $100 million," Granholm said of Trump. "His campaign manager, Brad Parscale, who ran the digital campaign last time around, said that this time this campaign is going to be bigger, better and badder."

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