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Auschwitz historians deliver righteous smackdown to right-winger for linking Obama to Holocaust

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What happens when a Trump-loving pundit tries to argue about Holocaust history with the Auschwitz memorial?

That’s what happened this week when Townhall columnist and Ret. Army Colonel Kurt Schlichter said that any Jewish person who supported John Kerry’s speech on the dangers of expanding Israeli settlements “would have made a fine helper at Auschwitz.”

Schlichter’s rant drew the attention of none other than the official Auschwitz Museum Twitter account, which told him that he shouldn’t invoke the horrors of the Holocaust simply as a club to bash his political enemies.

Rather than conceding the point and keeping quiet, Schlichter doubled down and said the memorial was wrong to question his knowledge of history.

This drew instant howls of indignation from many of Schlichter’s Twitter followers, who ruthlessly mocked him for trying to lecture the Auschwitz memorial on Holocaust history.

 

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GOP lawmakers working behind the scenes with Democrats to curb Trump’s tariff madness

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According to a report from Wall Street Journal, Republican lawmakers are working behind the scenes to rein in Donald Trump's penchant for declaring tariffs willy-nilly depending on how he feels about other countries and their leaders at any given time.

As the president trade war rages on -- impacting manufacturers, farmers and consumers alike -- Republicans looking at the 2020 election are desperate to turn around a U.S. economy that looks headed for a recession.

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Beto O’Rourke doubles down on gun buybacks

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Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Texas Democrat who is running for president in 2020, told NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that he believes assault weapons are "instruments of terror" and the government should implement a mandatory buyback policy.

I was asked about @SenToomey saying mandatory buybacks are "awful."

I said the priorities in D.C. are screwed up.

What's awful is a 17 month-old baby shot in the face with an AR-15 in Odessa. What's awful is 22 people killed in a Walmart buying school supplies in El Paso. pic.twitter.com/JAN1xfrQYS

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Trump gets triggered by ‘threats of impeaching’ Kavanaugh ‘over made up stories’ of sexual misconduct

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President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at Democrats who have called for the impeachment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

After fresh evidence of sexual misconduct came to light over the weekend, several Democratic presidential candidates said that they support the impeachment of Kavanaugh.

By Sunday afternoon, Trump fired back on Twitter, comparing the case to the impeachment proceedings he is facing.

Can’t let Brett Kavanaugh give Radical Left Democrat (Liberal Plus) Opinions based on threats of Impeaching him over made up stories (sound familiar?), false allegations, and lies. This is the game they play. Fake and Corrupt News is working overtime! #ProtectKavanaugh

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