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Tampa police refusing to work sold out Beyoncé stadium show

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Beyoncé’s show at Raymond James Stadium in April is expected to be a sell out but — for the moment at least — there won’t be any police on hand to control the crowds because Tampa cops are refusing to sign up to work at the event, reports Fox 13.

UPDATE: New York City police union threatens to join Miami cops in Beyoncé boycott:

A sign-up sheet for the April 29 event has been posted since tickets went on sale, but has so far remained blank — possibly in retaliation  for the singer’s performance during the Super Bowl halftime which some police officers felt was anti-cop.

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Typically for special events, off-duty officers sign up to pick up extra pay, but  no one seems interested in working when the pop star hits town.

According to Tampa Police Department spokesperson Steve Hegarty, he’s not sure if the lack of willing officers is related to the controversial performance, and that the department would assign officers if none volunteer.

“We’re going to staff it because we have a responsibility to do that regardless of how controversial it might be, who the artist might be, or the politician might be,” Hegarty explained. “This is a couple of months away, so we’ve still got plenty of time to fill those slots.”

According to police officials, it’s not uncommon for officers to shy away from working events featuring controversial artists or politicians, but that the department always make sure police are on hand.

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During a Super Bowl party in Washington, members of the National Sheriffs’ Association boycotted Beyoncé’s performance during halftime by turning off the television in protest over her pro-Black Lives Matters song “Formation,” which police believe is anti-law enforcement.

Watch the video below from Fox13:

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WATCH: Mike Pompeo goes dead silent when ABC corners him on Ukraine

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on "This Week" Sunday where he was faced with a question about chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's press conference Thursday.

During the press briefing, Mulvaney, who also serves as director of the Office of Management and Budget, confessed that Trump told him Ukraine corruption issues also had to do with the DNC server.

“That he also mentioned to me that the corruption related to the DNC server, absolutely,” said Mulvaney. “No question about it. That’s it and that’s why we held up the money.”

Pompeo said he wasn't going to answer any questions about hypotheticals, which he said host George Stephanopoulos was asking.

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Mick Mulvaney just dug the impeachment hole deeper by admitting Trump ‘is still in the hospitality business’

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In a Sunday morning gaffe, White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney likely fueled Democrats' impeachment case against President Donald Trump.

Mulvaney made the remarks on FOX News Sunday while being grilled by host Chris Wallace.

During a question about the White House's now-defunct decision to hold the G7 conference at Trump's Doral resort, Mulvaney revealed that President Donald Trump "still considers himself to be in the hospitality business."

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‘Was Alex Jones not available?’ CNN faces viewer backlash for hiring ‘conspiracy dunce Sean Duffy’

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CNN viewers lashed out on Sunday after the network announced it had hired former Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy (R), who quit his previous job in Congress to take care of his nine children.

During a Sunday appearance on CNN's State of the Union program, Duffy defended President Donald Trump by repeating a conspiracy theory about a Democratic Party server that he claimed is controlled by Ukrainians.

Read some of the responses to Duffy's first appearance as a CNN contributor.

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