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New York homeless vets group asked Donald Trump for a donation — he sent them a bumper sticker

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Prior to setting up his own personal debate, ostensibly to raise money for veterans groups, 2016 GOP presidential contender Donald Trump received a letter from a Queens, New York veterans organization asking for a donation so they could help homeless vets

What they received instead was quite different, reports the New York Daily News.

A bumper sticker reading; “Trump – Make America Great Again.”

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According to Veterans-in-Command President Larry Robertson, the group sent off a request to native son Trump over a year ago asking for a donation for the cash-strapped organization that deals with assisting homeless vets.

But they received nothing from the billionaire businessman until last week when the bumper sticker came in the mail with a handwritten note reading, “Unfortunately we are unable to make donations from the campaign.”

The note continued, “Mr. Trump is very passionate about giving veterans the best life possible!” and was signed “Team Trump.”

According to Robertson, since that time they have received requests from the Trump campaign to support the candidate which the veteran finds puzzling.

“We never wrote to his campaign,” Robertson explained. “Now they want us to get out there and campaign and be on his team? Without the veterans, he wouldn’t be where he is today.”

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Trump came under harsh criticism from veterans groups for using them as a cover to avoid the last GOP debate on Fox News because the network refused to remove Trump nemesis Megyn Kelly as a moderator.

Prior to announcing the alternative debate/ fundraiser, Trump has never been a big supporter of veterans groups through his Donald J. Trump Foundation.

According to NBC,  Trump has given just $75,000 to veterans groups out of the $5 million donated by the foundation since 2010.

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According to Trump, the money raised during his debate will go to 22 veterans groups  — but Veterans-in-Command is not one of them.

“It just doesn’t make any sense. He’s campaigning for donations for veterans,” said Rodney Moore, a retired U.S. Coast Guard petty officer who works with Veterans-in-Command. “We were a little deflated.”

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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, which linked 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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