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Megyn Kelly slams Trump supporter citing Japanese internment camps to defend Muslim registry

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Taking time out from her exhaustive book tour, Fox News host Megyn Kelly sat down with a Donald Trump advocate to discuss rumors that the president-elect is considering some kind kind of Muslim registry.

According to former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie, actions such as this have taken place in the past. He said, “We’ve done it based on race, we’ve done it based on religion, we’ve done it based on region.”

As for the issue of whether such a move would be constitutional, Higbie pointed to the notion that, apparently people from other countries “are not protected by the same constitutional rights” as Americans.

“So you think it’s a good idea and you don’t care that this is some sort of a slippery slope where Muslims may get lumped into some group where they get put in a registry,” Kelly said, adding, “and some aggressive law enforcement actor in the future might abuse that list.”

Just to set the record straight, George W. Bush also had a registry that targeted people from 25 countries around the world as part of his War on Terror. Implemented in 2002, the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) targeted people from predominately Muslim countries who had to register with the federal government.

Even so, Higbie tried to cover his tracks and suggest that “being a part of the Muslim faith is not a bad thing.” However, he also added that some small percentage of Muslims have “chosen to align with an extreme ideology within the faith and they’re doing harm.”

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He even pulled a line from Trump’s book and said it was only “until we can figure out what’s going on.” Higbie also added, “We’ve done it with Iran back a while ago, we did it during World War II with the Japanese.”

Kelly called him out immediately. “Come on,” she said, “you’re not proposing we go back to the days of internment camps, I hope. You know better than to suggest that. That’s the kind of stuff that gets people scared, Carl.”

Higbie once again pointed to the fact that “there is precedent” for similar actions, to which Kelly said, “You can’t be citing Japanese internment camps as precedent for anything the president-elect is gonna do!”

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Donald Trump: ‘My life has always been a fight’

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The full interview with President Donald Trump finally aired on ABC Sunday, revealing the shocking way that he views his life.

Trump lamented that he's had such a hard life, as the son of multi-millionaires who paid to get him out of trouble multiple times.

"You're a fighter. You, you, it feels like you're in a constant kind of churn--" host George Stephanopoulos began.

"Yeah, uh, my life has always been a fight," Trump said. "And I enjoy that I guess, I don't know if I enjoy it or not, I guess -- sometimes I have false fights like the Russian witch hunt. That's a false fight. That's a made-up, uh, hoax. And I had to fight that."

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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Israel’s Netanyahu just christened a building named after Trump — that doesn’t even exist

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent his Father’s Day dedicating a new Trump Tower-type building that hasn't been built in a town that doesn't exist.

Standing in front of a large sign saying "Trump Heights," Netanyahu, who is being forced back into another election, announced the building before planning even began, Axios reported.

A great day on the Golan. PM Netanyahu and I had the honor to dedicate “Trump Heights” — first time Israel has dedicated a village in honor of a sitting president since Harry Truman (1949). Happy Birthday Mr. President!! @POTUS pic.twitter.com/fdYWzokFLK

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