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‘Get him, baby!’: Oregon white supremacist brutally kills black teen as girlfriend cheers him on

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A Gresham, Oregon white supremacist and his girlfriend are charged with running down and killing a black teenager with their vehicle in a horrifying confrontation earlier this month.

The New York Daily News reported that Russell Courtier, 38, and Colleen Hunt, 35, have been arrested and charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Larnell Bruce, who they reportedly chased down and killed with Courtier’s Jeep on Aug. 10.

Bruce and a group of friends were gathered outside a 7-11 store in Gresham, which is located near Portland when Courtier and Hunt drove up in Courtier’s red Jeep.

Security camera footage from the scene shows that a fight broke out almost immediately. Courtier — who has had multiple run-ins with the law and served time in federal prison, where he became a gang leader — is shown beating Bruce’s head against the store’s plate glass window.

The Portland Mercury said that Hunt egged Courtier on, shouting “Get him, baby!” over and over as the fight progressed.

Bruce reportedly pulled a knife to defend himself, which was when Courtier got back into the Jeep and — with Hunt screaming encouragement — chased the teen, who tried to flee the scene on foot.

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The Mercury said that according to court papers, Courtier “across oncoming lanes of traffic and then intentionally struck him with the front of the vehicle.”

The 7-11 clerk called police during the fight. When officers arrived, they found Bruce lying in the road bleeding from his head and ears. The teen suffered extensive brain injuries and died days later in the hospital.

Courtier and Hunt were apprehended by police within hours and admitted to striking Bruce with their vehicle. A grand jury indicted them on murder charges on Aug. 18.

The Mercury reported that Courtier has an extensive police record and has spent most of his adult life behind bars or under police supervision. At the time of the attack on Bruce, Courtier was on parole for a 2013 knife attack on a woman in Clackamas County.

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In prison, he became notorious as a leader of white supremacist gang the European Kindred or EK. His prison records show that he was deeply involved in the EK for more than a decade and a half.

“He first connected with the gang while serving several years at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton following a 2001 attack on a man, the records show,” wrote Doug Brown of the Mercury. “By September 2003, Courtier was caught in his cell with a drawing of the gang’s logo — a shield emblazoned with letters ‘EK’ — that he admitted he intended to get tattooed on his body (he was found to have violated the prison’s ‘unauthorized organization’ rule, because EK is a known ‘security threat group’).”

Courtier racked up numerous serious violations of the law both inside and outside of prison. He’s had four felony convictions and seven misdemeanors. His juvenile record also shows a long list of robberies, assaults and other crimes.

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GOP pollster gets hilariously destroyed after blaming a broken elevator in his European hotel on ‘socialism’

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Republican pollster Frank Luntz drew hackles from across the internet on Tuesday after he blamed a broken elevator at a hotel in Austria on "socialism."

Writing on Twitter, Luntz complained that the elevator at the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria has not been functioning for three straight days -- and said that the European social welfare state was responsible for this purportedly dire situation.

"Please don’t bring European-style socialism to America," Luntz pleaded.

I’m at the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria. Almost 200 rooms… But the elevator has been broken for 3 days.

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Columnists bid a brutal farewell to ‘sneering’ Sarah Sanders: Her ‘awfulness was a thing to behold’

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On Tuesday, New York Times columnists Gail Collins and Bret Stephens discussed the departure of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who they agreed was one of the worst press secretaries in modern times.

"She brought us back to the bad old days when women were supposed to be seen and not heard, but lately she wasn't seen all that much either," said Collins. "Who would want to go down in history as the press secretary who got rid of the press briefing?"

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‘Nightcrawlers and toadyism’: Trump’s remaining staffers ridiculed for hanging on while others flee off-the-rails president

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In a caustic piece for the New York Daily News, columnist Richard Cohen mocked the few remaining staffers who have stood by Donald Trump's side since he became president saying they obviously lack anywhere else to go and have apparently have no self-respect.

Or as he put it: "Whatever happened to pride?"

"I ask because reports regularly surface about Donald Trump berating or insulting someone, often an aide, who just takes it," Cohen wrote. "A recent example comes from Michael Wolff’s new book 'Siege,' in which Paul Manafort, once Trump’s campaign chairman but now domiciled in stir, was vulgarly upbraided by the president: 'You’re terrible, you can’t defend me.' Trump allegedly called him a 'lazy f---' and asked 'Am I a f---ing baby?' in a train wreck of a verbal assault."

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