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Trump’s border patrol guy calls BS on Flynn claim Arabic signs are guiding ‘radicalized Muslims’ to US

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President-Elect Donald Trump’s national security advisor Gen. Michael Flynn spread a fake news story on Breitbart News that there were Arabic signs along the U.S./Mexico border. He explained that the signs direct so-called “radical Islamic terrorists” to smugglers that can get them over the U.S. border. But Shawn Moran, the Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council, claims that’s illogical and false.

“I’ve never seen any signs let alone in Arabic,” Moran said on “Erin Burnett Out Front” Friday night. “This is a smuggling operation. It would not bode well for the smugglers if they were advertising where their smuggler routes for. I’ve never seen and it I’ve never heard it from any agents.”

Burnett said that Gen. Flynn said that he personally saw photos of these signs but that Moran raises a good point that putting up a sign isn’t exactly smart for people trying to keep things under cover. “Why do you think he would say that?” Burnett asked.

“I’m not sure,” Moran said, simply. “I am concerned though about the sentiment of his statement. That there is a smuggling route from the Middle East to the southern border. We’ve seen that. We’ve seen people in the past six months arrested from Syria, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan. So, it is a concern that people are finding their way from the Middle Eastern countries to the southern border.”

If there were verifiable cases of this occurring, it’s still unclear why Gen. Flynn would need to allegedly make up the signs. Burnett noted that there have not been any cases of terrorists crossing the Mexican border and launching an attack on Americans.

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“At this time none of them have,” Burnett said. “There’s been no terrorist attack by anyone who came over the southern border in this way. there is no evidence that could happen.”

But Moran said that it could happen and went on to attack President Obama for allowing borders to go unprotected.

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller will appear in Congress this week to testify for two hours about the report he authored on the case of Russian collusion.

The hearing is set for Wednesday, though Mueller has said that he won't have any additional information other than what is in his report. A Washington Post report used examples of past Mueller testimony to outline what can be anticipated. The reality, however, is that regardless of whether Mueller sticks to the report or not, he'll deliver enough to put the president in a difficult situation.

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‘He has a lot of vitriol for them’: Omarosa says Trump has a particular ‘disdain’ for women of color

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Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed in an interview Sunday that President Donald Trump has a very serious problem when it comes to women of color.

She was asked if she ever heard Trump tell a white person to "go back" to their country of origin. She said she's never heard it in all of hear years on "The Apprentice," during the campaign or at the White House.

"He reserves that only for people of color," she said. "You’ll notice, Rev, that he particularly has a lot of animosity and disdain for women of color. From Maxine Waters, to myself, to reporters who criticize him who are women of color. He has a lot of vitriol for them."

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WATCH: Omarosa outs Mike Pence’s nephew as a ‘section leader’ who orchestrates Trump rally chants

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Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed in an interview with Rev. Al Sharpton that President Donald Trump has section leaders of each rally that helps urge the audience to chant and even leads them in chants. One of those so-called "section leaders" is Mike Pence's nephew, John Pence.

"I had to attend many of these rallies when I worked on the campaign and even in the White House," Newman told Sharpton Sunday. "There are these section leaders who start the chant, control how long the chants go and quiet them down when they want to."

She explained that these organized "section leaders" are embedded in the rally crowd themselves.

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