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Ana Navarro opens can of whoop ass on Jan Brewer: ‘Muslims think it’s a Muslim ban’

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Conservative CNN contributor Ana Navarro on Sunday shamed Republicans — like former Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) — for defending President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries.

“This is one where as exhausted as they may be, Republicans need to appeal to their sense of conscience, to their principles, to what is right and wrong, to American values and they need to speak up,” Navarro told a CNN panel. “Folks may want to tell us this is not a Muslim ban. I’ll tell you who thinks it’s a Muslim ban. Muslims think it’s a Muslim ban, those who want a Muslim ban — like [son of Gen. Michael Flynn] little boy Flynn and David Duke, the former KKK leader, are celebrating it as a Muslim ban.”

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“That was a lot to take in,” Brewer quipped in reply. “People in America want to be secure and safe. And with the ban, I think it’s perfectly fine to put it on a pause and do the complete vetting.”

According to the former Arizona governor, it is not fair to call Trump’s executive order a “Muslim ban” because he has not barred Muslims from every country.

“I believe that the administration probably has high intelligence reports that these countries that he has named, there’s a danger there,” Brewer opined. “And he promised the people of America, of the United States, that he was going to keep us safe.”

Navarro noted that the Trump administration had refused to consult with Department of Homeland Security experts before enacting the travel ban.

“This should be very worrisome to everyone, including my party, that the Department of Homeland Security was not consulted,” Navarro said. “That department expressed concern about it being implemented on legal permanent residents and got overridden by people in the White House who are not national security experts.”

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“This should not be done with folks with no experience and nothing but campaign promises,” she added.

“American people of the United States, they want our country to be safe!” Brewer insisted. “President Trump has surrounded himself with very, very intelligent cabinet members and intelligent White House administrators.”

“He’s not giving them input, Jan,” Navarro interrupted.

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“You don’t know that,” Brewer shot back.

Watch the video below from CNN’s State of the Union, broadcast Jan. 29, 2017.

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‘Outrageous and criminal behavior’: Internet blows up at graphic video of Buffalo Police pushing over an elderly man

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On Thursday, footage emerged of police in Buffalo, New York pushing an elderly man to the ground, and refusing to help him as he lay bleeding profusely from a head injury.

The footage triggered immediate outrage on social media.

Horrible. I pray he’s ok. https://t.co/wL2gcNeAIT

— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) June 5, 2020

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WATCH: Protester bled from his ear after being shoved by police — cops say he ‘tripped’

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SHocking video from Buffalo, New York was posted online on Thursday after a large group of police confronted a lone protester -- and then violently shoved him.

"Shortly after Buffalo’s curfew started, city police and State Police swept through the area of Niagara Square directly in front of City Hall to clear the area where a protest was finishing. An unidentified, older man was hit shoved by two officers in the line. The man lost his balance and fell to the pavement, audibly hitting his head with blood running out from under his head," WBFO-TV reports.

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Trump aides are compiling candidates to replace Mark Esper if Trump decides to fire him: report

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On Thursday, Politico reported that although Defense Secretary Mark Esper's job appears safe for now, aides to President Donald Trump are compiling a list of potential nominees to replace him if the president changes his mind and decides to fire him.

"An administration official and two people close to the White House say staffers in recent days have pulled together a list of possible candidates for Defense secretary if Trump does choose to fire Esper," reported Lara Seligman, Daniel Lippman, and Meridith McGraw. "At the top of that list is Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, who was Esper’s No. 2 before taking the Army job last summer, the people said. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), an outspoken Trump ally who has previously been considered for the position, is also in the mix, according to one of the people."

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