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Pat Tillman’s widow slams Trump’s travel ban: ‘This is not what he died for’

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Marie Tillman, the widow of the late Army Ranger and former NFL player Pat Tillman, has taken a stance against President Donald Trump’s travel ban for citizens of seven different Muslim-majority countries.

Mediaite notes that Marie Tillman over the weekend wrote a Facebook post expressing her disgust with the president’s travel ban executive order, and said that this was not the sort of thing her late husband, who famously ended his NFL career to join the Army after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, would have supported.

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“Today I am deeply saddened by the news of the executive order banning immigration,” wrote Tillman, whose late husband died in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004. “This is not the country he dreamed of, not what he served for and not what he died for.”

Despite her sadness, however, Tillman nonetheless found reason for hope, as she said many of the military veterans and their spouses whom the Pat Tillman Foundation has helped through scholarships have also spoken out against the order.

“As I read posts from the community of Tillman Scholars on my Facebook feed I am encouraged; they are exactly as I knew they would be, poised and ready to fight,” she wrote. “I am proud of them and proud to stand with them, we’ve got this.”

Read the whole Facebook post below.

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Roger Stone’s dream of booting judge for sentencing comments brutally crushed by ex-US Attorney: ‘He’s met his match’

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Appearing on MSNBC on Saturday afternoon, former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance crushed any hopes former Donald Trump associate Roger Stone might have that his prison sentence will be voided due to comments made by the presiding judge in his federal trial.

Speaking with host Alex Witt, Vance left no doubt Stone's latest legal gambit will collapse just like his previous attempts to squirm out of his trial did.

"Stone's legal team says that Judge Amy Berman Jackson's assertion that the jurors served with integrity shows bias," host Witt stated. "Do you buy that argument and legally would that be enough to get the judge dismissed from the case?"

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Justice Dept officials worry Bill Barr will fall quietly in line behind Trump after Stone interference: report

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According to a report from CNN, longtime Justice Department officials are concerned that Attorney General Bill Barr will do all he can to stay out of Donald Trump's sight and not interfere now that he was caught up in a squabble with the president over the sentencing of Trump associate Roger Stone.

CNN notes that Barr had previously watched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo be swept up in the president's Ukraine scandal -- damaging the State Department official's reputation -- and hoped to keep a low profile in the president's public disputes.

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Trump’s India visit expected to boost exposure of his struggling properties in the country: report

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President Donald Trump heads off to India next Monday where his high profile visit may give a boost to his sagging fortunes at some of his properties in a country that happens to be the Trump Organization’s largest foreign market featuring the Trump name.

According to a report from Politico, "President Donald Trump arrives Monday in a country featuring the most Trump properties outside the U.S.The White House hopes the visit will advance trade talks and bolster the president’s standing with Indian-Americans ahead of the 2020 election," adding, "But it’s also a trip that will create attention that could help Trump-branded properties amid a slumping real estate market and slowing economy in India."

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