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Kellyanne Conway shrugs off Trump’s call to jail Clinton as a ‘quip’

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Donald Trump drew cheers from his supporters during Sunday’s presidential debate by suggesting he would lock up Hillary Clinton in jail if he was elected president.

The Republican nominee’s rallies are frequently punctuated by supporters chanting “lock her up,” and he interrupted Clinton to say he would throw her in jail if he was placed in charge of the executive branch.

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“You know, it’s just awfully good that someone with the temperament of Donald Trump is not in charge of the law in this country,” Clinton said, and Trump shot back: “Because you’d be in jail.”

MSNBC’s Willie Geist asked Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, on Monday morning whether her boss stood by his “offhand” comment about jailing Clinton.

“That was a quip,” Conway said. “And I saw in NBC’s own reporting, it was referred to as a ‘quip,’ so I’ll go with NBC on it.”

NBC did refer to Trump’s comment as a quip in a report that described his “unprecedented: threat to jail Clinton “a direct breach of the tradition of nonpartisan rule of law.”

Trump suggested in August that “Second Amendment” people might be able to stop Clinton from picking U.S. Supreme Court justices if she wins, and last month he urged her Secret Service detail to disarm to “see what happens to her.”

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Conway backed Trump’s promise to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton’s use of a private email server as Secretary of State, which the FBI examined and found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

“I think that’s Donald Trump channeling the frustration he hears from thousands of voters on the stump every day,” Conway said. “They’re very frustrated that she has a different set of rules for her.”

The FBI director has resisted calls from Republican lawmakers to reopen the investigation, saying there wasn’t enough evidence to suggest Clinton was part of a coverup operation — but Conway said Trump would pursue prosecution if he was elected.

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“How can she not have faced any type of penalty for doing something where people who do far less have faced a serious penalty?” Conway said.

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Saturday Night Live mocks Trump as an unpopular dork at high school after disastrous NATO Summit

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday ridiculed President Donald Trump after he was laughed at by world leaders during a NATO Summit in London.

The skit featured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emanuel Macron as the cool kids at the NATO cafeteria, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempts to join their cliche.

Trump asked to sit at their table, but they suggested he sit with Latvia.

They said the seat was for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was then invited to join the cool kids table.

The skit included Johnson taping an "impeach me" sign to Trump's back.

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Watch a band in cow costumes sing about Devin Nunes at White House impeachment protest

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Protesters clad in full-body furry costumes sang about Rep. Devin Nunes during a Saturday protest at the White House.

The protesters were dressed as cattle after the Fresno Republican sued a fake cow Twitter, @DevinCow.

The protesters changed the lyrics to the hit 1958 Chuck Berry song "Johnny B. Goode" to "Devin Nunes."

Video of the protested was posted to Twitter by Democratic strategist Parkhomenko, who was targeted by Nunes in one of his lawsuits.

The lyrics to the 1958 Champs song "Tequila" were changed to "subpoenas."

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Shocking photos document the devastating flooding pummeling San Francisco

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San Francisco was battered by a heavy winter storm on Saturday that caused localized flooding throughout the city.

"A low pressure system off the Northern California coast Saturday hurled bans of strong downpours into the Bay Area, triggering a flood warning for San Francisco," KPIX-TV reported.

"San Francisco Muni officials tweeted that train service between West Portal to Embarcadero Station had been shut down due to flooding. Several streets were flooded in San Francisco’s western neighborhood including knee-high water at 15th Ave and Wawona," the station noted.

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