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‘I am not an Uncle Tom’: Detroit pastor says he ‘changed the questions’ for Trump interview

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The Detroit pastor revealed to be hosting a scripted interview with Donald Trump on Saturday insisted that the real estate mogul’s presidential campaign is not in control of their meeting.

“I changed the questions up,” Bishop Wayne T. Jackson told WXYZ-TV. “I have confidential questions sitting right here by me now that nobody has seen but my secretary, who typed them up, and it’s in an envelope saying, ‘Apostle Wayne Jackson, confidential.’ Nobody knows. I have not discussed it with Mr. Trump’s camp or anybody else.”

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Jackson’s “confidential” questions would run counter to the script discovered by the New York Times, which specified not only the order of the questions Jackson was to ask Trump at Great Faith Ministries International, but also laid out responses for the Republican presidential nominee, who was instructed to tell the African-American congregation that “my support [with black voters] is now up to 8 percent and climbing.”

Media outlets have been barred from the meeting, which will not be aired until next week on Jackson’s Christian television channel, The Impact Network. The bishop, a Democrat, said that Trump’s campaign will not have input into how the broadcast is edited.

The Hill reported that Jackson was hit with criticism on his Facebook page, and was accused of hosting Trump for “a campaign advertisement” and not an actual interview.

But Jackson insisted to WXYZ that Trump would not receive preferential treatment.

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“I am not a Uncle Tom. I am not an Uncle Ruckus,” he said. “And I say that to say this: I’ve always helped in our community. I’ve always given in our community. I won’t stop giving in our community and I want people to get that through their heads that this is not a rally, but he’s coming to church. Who would stop anybody from coming to church?”


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Ex-prosecutor demands congressional investigation after latest report on the FBI and Brett Kavanaugh

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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had another allegation of sexual misconduct revealed on Saturday in a bombshell report in The New York Times.

"A classmate, Max Stier, saw Mr. Kavanaugh with his pants down at a different drunken dorm party, where friends pushed his penis into the hand of a female student. Mr. Stier, who runs a nonprofit organization in Washington, notified senators and the F.B.I. about this account, but the F.B.I. did not investigate and Mr. Stier has declined to discuss it publicly," the newspaper reported.

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Boris Johnson promises Britain will be like the Incredible Hulk during Brexit negotiations

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday he was making a "huge amount of progress" towards a Brexit deal with the EU, in an interview in which he compared Britain to the Incredible Hulk.

"It's going to take a lot of work between now and October 17" when EU leaders gather for their final summit before Britain's scheduled exit from the bloc, he told the Mail on Sunday newspaper.

"But I'm going to go to that summit and I'm going to get a deal, I'm very confident. And if we don't get a deal then we'll come out on October 31."

His comments came ahead of talks with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, in Luxembourg on Monday.

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NYT blasted for ‘spectacularly offensive sentiment’ after tweet illustrating ‘rape culture’

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The results of a 10-month investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh by New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly was published on Saturday.

But attention was taken away from the powerful reporting after the Twitter account of The Times opinion page posted a shocking message.

"Having a penis thrust in your face at a drunken dorm party may seem like harmless fun," read the tweet.

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