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Tom Cotton: I ‘strongly support’ going forward with Trump’s wall and forcing cities to turn over immigrants

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Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton appeared on CNN with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday night to discuss the election result that gave the United States President Donald Trump.

Blitzer asked Cotton how he would respond if Trump offered him a spot in his administration. “He’s going to need a lot of allies in the Senate when it comes to the military and building the wall and repealing Obamacare,” Cotton said.

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“Assuming that Donald Trump is going to be President of the United States on January 20th,” Blizter started, “and immediately wants to start building that wall, and immediately is going to demand that Mexico is going to pay for that wall, where do you stand on that?”

Cotton responded, “Donald Trump promised that we’re going to build a wall. We’ve needed one for a long time. We need more than that. We need to enforce immigration laws, we need to eliminate sanctuary cities, where cities have illegal immigrants that they don’t turn over to federal authorities.”

“I strongly support those proposals,” Cotton continued. “We have to move further, I think, and re-evaluate our entire immigration policy because right now when we have so many folks who work with their hands and on their feet and haven’t had a raise in decades in real dollars, we need to rethink whether we should be admitting a million new green card holders a year in this country and a million more visa holders.”

And on the matter of the country accepting Syrian refugees who are fleeing violence, Cotton said, “We have to make sure that anyone who comes into this country is not going be a security risk to americans. Also, I think we need to take stock of whether we should be admitting the 450,000 refugees that President Obama admitted last year.”

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Judge rules against NC man who says lynching ‘threat’ to Muslim candidate is ‘free speech’

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A federal appeals court ruled this week that a North Carolina man must face trial after he allegedly threatened a Muslim candidate with lynching.

Attorneys for Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52, argued that charges against their client should be dropped on the grounds of freedom of speech, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday.

Vandevere is charged with interstate communication of a threat to injure a person. He allegedly used anonymous social media accounts to communicate lynching threats.

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BUSTED: Trump-loving sheriff tried to murder deputy who caught him on tape making racist remarks

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A North Carolina Sheriff and Trump supporter reportedly plotted to murder a man who had a tape of him making racially offensive remarks, reports the Raleigh News and Observer.

Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was indicted Monday, based on a recording of Brindell advising a man on how to kill a former deputy who accused him of racist language.

According to court records, the sheriff told another person to “take care of it” and “the only way you gonna stop him is kill him.”

He instructed him to get rid of the weapon. “You ain’t got the weapon, you ain’t got nothing to go on,” Wilkins said. “The only way we find out these murder things is people talk. You can’t tell nobody, not a thing.” The conversation took place in 2014.

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Judiciary Democrats schedule Trump ‘corruption’ hearing on ’emoluments and profiting off the presidency’

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The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a "corruption" hearing on President Donald Trump's business practices.

The committee on Tuesday, which is controlled by Democrats, posted a notification about the hearing on its website.

The hearing is titled "Presidential Corruption: Emoluments and Profiting Off the Presidency." It is scheduled for Sept. 23 at 2 pm. A witness list was not immediately available.

Trump's opponents have argued that he has violated the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution by profiting off foreign dignitaries who visit his hotels and restaurants.

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