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Paul Ryan hammers Trump on ‘unconstitutional’ Muslim plan: ‘This is not conservatism’

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The backlash against GOP presidential candidate and front runner Donald Trump continued Tuesday with Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan condemning recent comments by Trump saying he’d bar Muslims from traveling to the United States.

“This is not conservatism,” Ryan said, according to CNN. “Some of our best and biggest allies in this struggle and fight against radical Islam terror are Muslims.”

Ryan said he normally avoid commenting on what is being said in the presidential election, but made exception to Trump’s comments.

“What was proposed yesterday is not what this party stands for, and more importantly, it’s not what this country stands for,” he said. “Not only are there many Muslims serving in our armed forces, dying for this country, there are Muslims serving right here in the House, working every day to uphold and defend the Constitution.”

Watch Ryan’s speech, as posted to Facebook by CNN, here:

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“This is not conservatism,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican, says of Donald J. Trump’s call to ban all Muslims…

Posted by CNN Politics on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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Trump’s golf courses fired these five undocumented workers — now they have a plan to spoil his 2020 launch

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Five undocumented immigrants who worked for President Donald Trump's golf courses for years are planning to crash his big 2020 campaign kickoff rally in Florida on Tuesday.

The New York Daily News reports that the former Trump workers plan on going to his rally to highlight his "cruelty and hypocrisy" for welcoming undocumented immigrants to work at his clubs until they became a political inconvenience.

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Congressmen ask special counsel to bring the hammer down on Jared Kushner for Hatch Act violations

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Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) have asked the Office of Special Counsel to open an investigation into Jared Kushner for alleged violations of the Hatch Act.

According to the congressmen, Kushner violated the law by "engaging in prohibited campaign fundraising activities."

Reports have suggested that Kushner has used his official role in the White House to aid President Donald Trump's reelection effort.

Last week the Office of Special Counsel took the unprecedented step of recommending Kellyanne Conway's removal from service for violations of the Hatch Act.

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‘Black students don’t tip’: Texas restaurant says forcing African-American kids to pay gratuity is not racist

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A restaurant in Cypress, Texas has come under fire after an employee allegedly said that black students "don't tip."

Brittany Blakney told KPRC that she and her friends went to Locatelli’s restaurant to celebrate graduating from Prairie View A&M University.

Blakney said that she was surprised to find out that the server had already added a 15% gratuity to her check.

“He said, 'Black students from Prairie View don’t tip,'” she recalled.

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