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Trump supporter gets 90-day jail term and probation for plot to bomb Muslims

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A California man accused of plotting to bomb Muslims on their way to worship accepted a plea deal that dropped the most serious charges against him.

William Celli admitted last week that he attempted to violate the free exercise of civil rights and was sentenced to 90 days in a county jail and three years of probation, reported KRON-TV.

Police arrested the 55-year-old Celli on Dec. 20, after witnesses said he yelled, “I’m going to kill you all,” outside the Islamic Society of West Contra Costa County.

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Detectives searched Celli’s home, where they called in a bomb squad to detonate a suspicious device.

Celli posted frequently on his Facebook account, where he complained about Syrian refugees, Democrats and insufficiently conservative Republicans.

He appears to be a strong admirer of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump — who was stoking Islamaphobic fears in the weeks prior to Celli’s arrest in the wake of mass shootings in Paris and San Bernardino, California.

“Donald trumps on again I’m happy leaders okay but this guys a great point man I’ll follow this MAN to the end of the world,” Celli posted Oct. 21.

“Donald Trump’s on again I’m feeling good about myself,” he posted Oct. 28.

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Celli, a self-employed plumber who complained last year that he had lost work to undocumented migrants, also expressed qualified support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

“Hillary Would make a great president,” he posted Oct. 22. “If she would commit to what she is hiding. But she has to crucify the president. Then her run for the White house is over.”

The plea agreement Celli accepted forbids him from having an active Facebook account for an unspecified period of time.

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Prosecutors agreed to drop a charge of making criminal threats, with a hate crime enhancement, in exchange for Celli’s guilty plea to the civil rights violation.

He also agreed to take anger management courses, and the court imposed some criminal protection orders against him.

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BUSTED: Trump’s new spy chief worked for foreign politician the US accused of corruption

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by Isaac Arnsdorf

President Donald Trump’s new acting intelligence director, Richard Grenell, used to do consulting work on behalf of an Eastern European oligarch who is now a fugitive and was recently barred from entering the U.S. under anti-corruption sanctions imposed last month by the State Department.

In 2016, Grenell wrote several articles defending the oligarch, a Moldovan politician named Vladimir Plahotniuc, but did not disclose that he was being paid, according to records and interviews. Grenell also did not register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, which generally requires people to disclose work in the U.S. on behalf of foreign politicians.

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Rosie O’Donnell hilariously responds to attacks from ‘demented liar’ Donald Trump

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Rosie O'Donnell during a campaign rally in Las Vegas on Friday.

During his third rally in as many days, Trump alleged that O'Donnell had committed crimes.

O'Donnell, who had been friendly with Trump before he began publicly feuding with her, responded to the news on Twitter.

fuck off u demented liar #TrumpRussiaCollusion https://t.co/GJIGne4WI7

— ROSIE (@Rosie) February 21, 2020

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Bernie Sanders responds to report that Russia is intervening to boost his campaign

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) urged Russia to stay out of the upcoming 2020 election in response to a new Washington Post article, which reported Friday that the Democratic frontrunner has been briefed by U.S. officials that the foreign government is trying to boost his candidacy.

“I don’t care, frankly, who Putin wants to be president,” Sanders told the outlet. “My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections, and as president I will make sure that you do."

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