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White man leaves KKK robe at consignment store owned by black Seattle-area woman

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Police in Washington state are searching for a man who dropped off a KKK robe and hood at a second-hand clothing store owned by a black woman, Fox13 reports.

Leona Coakley-Spring owns Rags to Riches Consignment, which she opened only a few months ago, in an affluent suburb of Seattle. She was shocked this week when a white man brought in a bag of dresses which also contained the racist attire.

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Coakley-Spring believes it was a threat.

“‘You can’t be a black business owner in downtown Redmond, you can’t be here,'” she said. “I didn’t know what to do or what to say. It was just so horrifying.”

Her son, Shane Coakley, took photos of the robe and hood and called police.

Police released a composite sketch of the suspect and said they are taking the case seriously, stepping up patrols near Coakley-Spring’s store. ABC13 reports the incident is being investigated as a hate crime.

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“I can’t change the way I look,” Coakley-Spring told Fox13. “But it makes me feel like I’m not good enough. And that’s a bad feeling to have, that you’re not good enough.”

Coakley-Spring said she has considered closing her store as a result.

“We close the store, and they would win,” he told Fox13. “And I don’t want to give them any satisfaction.”

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Trump lashes out at Pelosi for going to Jordan to fix his Syria flub

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump

President Donald Trump tweeted his anger about Speaker Nancey Pelosi (D-CA) taking a delegation of leaders to Jordan to meet with those working on Syria.

"Pelosi is now leading a delegation of 9, including Corrupt Adam Schiff, to Jordan to check out Syria. She should find out why Obama drew The Red Line In the Sand, & then did NOTHING, losing Syria & all respect. I did something, 58 missiles. One million died under Obama’s mistake!" Trump tweeted Sunday.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1186016354572353536

Vice President Mike Pence went to Turkey last week to attempt to negotiate a ceasefire, but what he ended up with was 120-hour freeze on bombing Kurds.

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Hillary Clinton posts fake letter from JFK to mock Trump’s absurd one to Turkey

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has taken up a new hobby of trolling President Donald Trump on Twitter.

The grandmother of three excelled in her sarcasm and stepped up her shade Sunday afternoon by releasing a fake letter from Former President John F. Kennedy to former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.

Read the fake letter and see the tweet below:

Dear Premier Khrushchev,

Don't be a d*ck, ok? Get your missiles out of Cuba. Everybody will say 'Yay! Khrushchev! You're the best!' But if you don't everybody will be like 'what an assh*le' and call your garbage country 'The Soviet Bunion.'

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‘I’d be open to it’: Trump voters warming up to impeachment as president’s Ukraine story unravels

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In one of the pieces that both the Washington Post and the New York Times are famous for, a visit to talk to Donald Trump voters outside the Beltway about how they feel about the president three years after the election reveals cracks in his support as more information becomes available about his Ukraine phone call that precipitated an impeachment inquiry.

According to the Post's report, they ventured out to Staten Island, or specifically: "New York’s 11th Congressional District, a swath of the country as good a place as any to gauge how a defining moment in American democracy is playing out."

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