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Outraged Milwaukee residents pummel Trump-loving sheriff for threatening to make critic disappear

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The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office posted another apparent Facebook threat against a man who was detained by Sheriff David Clarke for giving him a look of disapproval — and criticized a local TV station for reporting the incident.

Dan Black filed an abuse-of-power complaint Tuesday against the sheriff, who he claims treated him “like a criminal” at the Mitchell International Airport in Wisconsin following a flight from Dallas.

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The official Facebook page for the sheriff’s office has posted a statement from Clarke denying the man’s claims — and threatening to “knock out” others who publicly confront him — along with publishing a request for comment by a TV reporter and posting Black’s photo along with another threat.

An anti-Trump protest planned for Inauguration Day will now include calls for Clarke to apologize.

“He has to go out there and verbalize that he is here to protect the people of Milwaukee,” said activist Aguilar Monroy. “To threaten somebody he was sworn to protect doesn’t make sense in any way.”

Clarke was wearing Dallas Cowboys gear on a flight home following the team’s loss to the Green Bay Packers in Texas, and Black said he shook his head at the sheriff for failing to support his state’s favored team.

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“Foolishly, I asked him, ‘Are you Sheriff Clarke?'” Black recalled. “He responded ‘yes,’ so I shook my head a little bit. From behind I hear, ‘You have a problem?’ I shook my head again and I kept moving.”

According to Black’s complaint, the sheriff recruited six deputies and two K-9 units after they landed and then interrogated him at the airport.

Clarke claims he was afraid Black planned to assault him, but Black believes the sheriff is now harassing him and plans to take legal action.

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“Citizens should be able to complain about public officials without fear of retaliation,” said Black’s attorney, William Sulton. “Sheriff Clarke’s statements are coldly calculated to intimidate Mr. Black with physical violence for engaging in Constitutionally protected activity. Law enforcement simply do not have license to beat up citizens for whatever perceived slight. ”

The sheriff’s office Facebook page — which prominently features a Gadsden flag favored by Tea Party activists — was deluged with criticism against Clarke, who frequently promotes Donald Trump during television appearances.

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“So someone grabbed sheriff by his p*ssy and the sheriff needed a safe space,” posted Facebook user Joe Green. “It’s ok. We all feel threatened sometimes.”

Facebook users were amazed the Facebook page was legitimate, and they couldn’t believe the post remained online for hours.

“That’s not harassment. That’s murder,” posted Facebook user Joshua Myren. “The Milwaukee county sheriff’s office just shared a picture saying they would murder people if they really wanted to. Good job making us feel safe around cops.”

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele rebuked Clarke for his “juvenile” threat and urged voters to reject him next year, when he’s up for re-election.

“We can do better, we deserve better, you do deserve better,
Abele said. “We can do better than this.”


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Trump declares impeachment ‘dead’ — and demands apology — in late night Twitter outburst

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President Donald Trump lashed out on his favorite social media platform late Thursday evening.

Eight minutes before midnight eastern time, Trump unloaded.

Trump wrote, "Democrats must apologize to USA: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that 'United States Ambassador Gordon Sondland did NOT link financial military assistance to a request for Ukraine to open up an investigation into former V.P. Joe Biden & his son, Hunter Biden. Ambassador Sondland did not tell us, and certainly did not tell me, about a connection between the assistance and the investigation.'”

Trump did not say why he was taking the word of a foreign official over multiple sworn testimonies from members of his own administration.

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Pelosi is ‘marrying up the facts and the law’: Ex-prosecutor says ‘bribery’ is a critical indictment of Trump

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi was masterful in using the word "bribery" to describe President Donald Trump's actions with Ukraine that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry, according to a former federal prosecutor.

MSNBC anchor Brian Williams interviewed former Assistant U.S. Attorney Berit Berger on Thursday evening's "The Last Word."

Please expand for us on why it is significant and why is it important to label this bribery," Williams said.

"So I think Nancy Pelosi was very specific in calling this bribery for two reasons," Berger replied.

"The first is that -- unlike quid pro quo -- ribery is something that most people understand, especially people who have children," she said, with a chuckle. "We all sort of have a general understanding of that."

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Giuliani henchmen showered Republican with cash — and Trump almost made him ambassador to Ukraine: report

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Yet another bombshell report has shed new light on President Donald Trump's suspicious Ukraine policies.

"At the same time that Rudy Giuliani and his now-indicted pals were pushing for President Donald Trump to remove Amb. Marie Yovanovitch from her post in Ukraine, Trump administration officials were eyeing potential contenders to take over her job. One of the people in the mix, according to three sources familiar with the discussions, was Rep. Pete Sessions, a former Congressman who called for Yovanovitch’s firing," The Daily Beast reported Thursday night. "He is also a longtime ally of the former New York Mayor, and is believed to have taken millions of dollars from Giuliani’s indicted cronies."

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