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REVEALED: Trump White House hasn’t reached out to NAACP for Black History Month

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NAACP president Cornell William Brooks revealed on CNN Friday that President Donald Trump hasn’t reached out to the hundred-year-old civil rights organization. They also weren’t invited to Trump’s Black History Month round-table meeting on Wednesday.

“He has not reached out to the NAACP,” Brooks told Wolf Blitzer. “Which is interesting and perhaps ironic… The fact that he hasn’t reached out is very curious. I would note that the last African-American meeting, or I should say occasion that I participated in with the White House, President [Barack] Obama had civil rights leaders from the ’70s and ’80s all the way down to the teens, millennial civil rights leaders. It was a celebration. It wasn’t just a collection of staffers and political people. But really people who spent their lives, their lives dedicated to the civil rights movement.”

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Brooks noted that Trump did speak about the National African-American Museum of History and Culture in his speech Wednesday.

“In that museum, the work of the NAACP is — is featured. In the spirit of the NAACP, it is resonant in every exhibit in terms of the aspirations for freedom,” Brooks continued.

Blitzer asked if Brooks was asked by Trump to go to the museum with him and Brooks said that he would “be delighted” to do so.

“I am very proud now that we have a museum on the National Mall where people can learn about Reverend King, so many other things,” Trump said during his Black History Month round-table.

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Trump then made news for comments about Frederick Douglass that made it seem like the statesman and abolitionist was still alive.

“Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I noticed,” Trump said. “Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and millions more black Americans who made America what it is today. Big impact.”

Watch the full conversation below:

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Giuliani’s Ukraine henchman once held a gun to man’s head and threatened to kill him if he told police: report

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Lev Parnas, one of Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani's henchmen who tried to help him pressure the Ukrainian government, has a long history of making death threats and associating with fraudsters, according to a new report from Politico.

According to Politico, a restraining order filed by a man who was once Parnas's landlord back in 2008 claimed that Parnas threatened to kill him after he asked him to vacate the apartment that he was renting.

"If you call the cops, they are not going to find you ever," Parnas told the man, according to the complaint.

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‘Increasingly likely’ Bolton will be hauled before House investigators over Trump’s Ukraine fiasco: report

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According to The Daily Beast, President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser John Bolton is "increasingly likely" to be subpoenaed by Democratic investigators in the House as part of the impeachment proceedings into Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Bolton, a longtime neoconservative war hawk, served in the role after Trump fired Gen. H. R. McMaster, but often clashed with the president on matters of national security and left the administration on bitter terms.

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Separate and unequal train service returns on Trump’s Amtrak

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Separate and unequal passenger rail travel is back at the behest of the Trump administration. Unlike the infamous 1896 Supreme Court decision known as Plessy, which denied African Americans travel in cars occupied by whites and relegated them to inferior rail cars, this new segregation is based solely on money.

Team Trump forced Amtrak to limit dining car access on four long haul routes to passengers who paid for roomettes. More routes will be affected in the future.

Those in the cheap seats are now barred from the dining cars.

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