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The Koch brothers will not be supporting Donald Trump but aren’t in it for Clinton either

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Charles Koch spoke at his political network retreat in Colorado Springs Sunday to dispell the rumor that he was going to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. But it’s what he said about Republican nominee Donald Trump that came as a shock.

“At this point, I can’t support either candidate,” Koch said. “But I certainly am not going to support Hillary.”

Koch has been under pressure to support Trump after he won the nomination and the nomination of Mike Pence, who has close ties to the Koch brothers, was supposed to ease tensions between political donors and Trump.

The donor network will be spending plenty of money attacking Clinton on behalf of their efforts to save GOP senate campaigns struggling with Trump at the top of the ticket according to the Washington Post.

To address the current political crisis, our first objective is to stop the worst federal policies, regardless of who is the next president,” Koch said. “And we’ve got to remember that Republican presidents advance a lot of bad policies, just like Democrats.”

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The first priority of his donor network is “to preserve the country’s financial future and to eliminate corporate welfare. But since it appears that neither presidential candidate is likely to support us in these efforts, we are focused on maximizing the number of principled leaders in House and Senate who will, and giving grass-roots activists the tools to hold elected officials accountable.”

The Koch brothers have never been known to support a Democrat for president in their political donor history. Trump was caught in a lie this week when he said that he snubbed the brothers when the brothers say they never called him about a meeting.

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Cop says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot following Trump’s racist targeting of The Squad

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Following racist attacks on members of The Squad by President Donald Trump and his supporters, a police officer in Louisiana reportedly said that one of the congresswomen of color should be shot.

Trump has been lashing out at the four first-term congresswomen, who include Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

"A Gretna police officer posted a comment on his Facebook page this past week calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'vile idiot' who 'needs a round, and I don't mean the kind she used to serve,'" NOLA reported Saturday.

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Internet piles on ABC reporter for lavishing praise on Trump for allowing press to ask questions

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ABC News reporter Kyra Phillips on Saturday heaped praise on President Donald Trump for his treatment of the press.

Despite the White House no longer holding daily press briefings, Phillips praised the "access" she receives from the administration.

"No matter what your politics are, I have to say that I appreciate the access ?Trump? gives us on a regular basis and the ability to ask any question," she said.

She tagged Stephanie Grisham in her tweet, who is Trump's latest press secretary. She also tagged her husband, John Roberts, who does not work in the White House, but works for Fox News.

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The real problem wasn’t the racism — it was the Trump taking ‘the Lord’s name in vain’ twice: supporter

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President Donald Trump was widely condemned after supporters at a campaign rally in West Virginia turned his racist "go back" message into a "Send Her Back" chant against one of a woman of color in Congress.

One Trump supporter in West Virginia also criticized the speech, but not for the racist targeting of Rep. Ilhan Omar.

State Senator Paul Hardesty, a Democrat, wrote to the White House to complain about Trump's use of the word "goddamn."

The letter was republished by the Montgomery-Herald.

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