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Trump supporters cruelly troll Facebook page of woman missing in tragic Oakland fire

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Some of Donald Trump’s supporters are taking their trolling to a new level. After a fire at an Oakland, California warehouse over the weekend killed at least 36 people, many are trying to locate and identify their missing loved ones.

People shared information about their missing loved ones to a Facebook page called “Memorial Page for Oakland Fire,” asking for any information on their whereabouts.

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Anne Mendiola shared a photo of her 35-year-old sister-in-law, asking whether anyone had seen her. That’s when the missing woman’s Facebook page was trolled by Trump supporters, Mediaite reports.

Mendiola’s sister, Jennifer, who goes by Alana Kane, has been missing since the fire on Friday night, but that didn’t stop Trump supporters from trolling her Facebook posts.

In one of Kane’s posts about the push for college campuses across the country to become sanctuary schools for undocumented immigrants, a Facebook user named Chris Hedum wrote “sanctuary schools? fuck no. rip. Trump2029.”

On another of her posts about a Nov. 9 anti-Trump protest in Oakland, a Facebook user named Maureen Homersham commented, “Worst post ever on FB. You should be so ashamed of yourself.” Hedum added, “Trump2020.”

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Another person named Emily Warren wrote, “Karma!! All these anti-TRUMP anarchists are burning in HELL. quite literally I’d say!” Warren’s comment has since been removed.

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This is unfortunately not the first time that Trump supporters have trolled Facebook users in the wake of a tragedy. Last week, a transgender woman’s Facebook page was desecrated by Trump trolls after she posted a suicide note to her profile and took her own life.

Friends and family have yet to hear from Kane since Friday night. Mendiola told the Sacramento Bee the family is assuming the worst, noting “her phone has been dead.”

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Mendiola said, “She just loved life, and she loved going out dancing. She was adventurous.”

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‘They love the meanest parts of him’: Conservative writer explains why evangelical Christians stick with Trump

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Ben Howe, a conservative writer and evangelical Christian who refuses to support Donald Trump, explained why fellow evangelicals continue to back the president despite his decidedly ungodly behavior.

Speaking with the Atlantic’s Emma Green about his new book The Immoral Majority, Howe — whose evangelical bona fides include attending pastor Jerry Falwell’s church as a kid — described evangelicals’ support for Trump, insisting “they love the meanest parts of him.”

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‘Mental midget’ Stephen Miller absolutely demolished in MSNBC blast at Trump’s ‘misfit’ advisers

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Given the opportunity to discuss two profiles on White House adviser Stephen Miller -- published by the Washington Post and the New York Times late Saturday -- Democratic consultant Don Calloway jumped in with both feet to trash the man he called a "mental midget"."

Asked p on MSNBC about the controversial Miller's outsized influence on Donald Trump, Calloway didn't hold back.

"What goes through your head when you hear how much influence Stephen Miller has on immigration policy?" host Alex Witt asked.

"Stephen Miller is a mental midget, that's the best thing I can say," Calloway began to the sounds of laughter offscreen.

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Black woman reveals how Trump is ruining her marriage: ‘My white Republican husband is starting to hate me’

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A black woman revealed over the weekend how President Donald Trump and right-wing media are straining her marriage.

In a Twitter rant on Saturday, a woman going by the name Glass Butterfly hit a nerve by starting a discussion about the challenges of interracial marriage in the age of Trump.

"My white Republican husband is starting to hate me because the longer we live through this administration the 'BLACKER' I become," she revealed. "Any interracially and opposing politically affiliated couples going through this? Like...I have NO idea how to balance who we are..or are becoming."

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