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‘It’s why we have Trump’: Woman booted from AirBnB guest house because of her race

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A California Airbnb host was banned from using the site after an Asian-American guest said that her reservation was canceled because of her race.

The stranded Dyne Suh is a law student in Riverside and she and her finance were hoping to have a weekend ski trip in Running Springs. They booked a mountain cabin listed as “Tree House Loft and Private Bathroom” and eagerly looked forward to the mini-vacation. Later, she sent a message to the host, asking if she could bring two friends along. The host replied that it wouldn’t be a problem.

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“We were looking forward to it, especially with law school and working and being really busy,” Suh explained to NBC Los Angeles.

The group set out on Feb. 17 for the cabin and encountered a harsh winter storm with flash-flood warnings and dangerous driving conditions. As they approached the cabin, Suh messaged the host to give her their ETA and ask how she can pay for the extra she owed for bringing the two friends.

“If you think 4 people and 2 dogs ate getting a room fir $50 a night on big bear mountain during the busiest weekend of the year… You are insanely high [sic],” the host texted Suh.

The host, who identified herself as “Tami” in the account canceled the reservation calling Suh “a con artist.”

Suh replied with screenshots of their earlier exchange approving the extra two people.

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“Go ahead. I wouldn’t rent to u if you were the last person on earth,” the woman replied to Suh. “One word says it all. Asian [sic].”

Suh told the woman she would report her to Airbnb for being racist and the woman encouraged her to do it. “It’s why we have trump [sic].” She went on to say that she wouldn’t “allow this country to be told what to do by foreigners.”

The young law student quickly took to Facebook posting photos of the exchange in which she said “Tami” was “spewing racism.”

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The weather continued to get worse but “by the grace of God,” Suh said she was contacted by KTLA 5 News that was covering the storm. They did the interview when Suh and her friends were still raw from the racist messages. She sobbed as she revealed the story and the woman’s harsh words.

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Airbnb banned the woman from using the site, saying that they have a no tollerance policy on discrimination.

You can see the full interview below:


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Andrew Cuomo threatens to bail on CNN interview when his brother shows vintage photo of governor in bellbottoms

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) appeared to feign anger during a CNN interview Wednesday in which his brother, Christopher Cuomo, showed a vintage photo of their family with the elder brother clad in bellbottoms, a rhinestone belt and an unfortunate attempt at an afro.

The younger Cuomo is still suffering from the effects of coronavirus, appearing redfaced and wiping his brow. However, his brother noted that he seemed more animated than he has in days.

"Now I've seen you referred to a little bit recently as the 'Love Gov' and I'm wondering if that's making you a little soft on the president, that you don't want to really criticize him, because you need him and now's not a time for fighting," said the younger Cuomo. "But don't you have to balance that with calling him out if he's doing things that you don't think are great for the people of your state to be hearing and experiencing? Love Gov?"

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Fox News hosts are going back to downplaying threat from coronavirus: report

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Major Fox News personalities like Sean Hannity spent weeks assuring viewers that the novel coronavirus wasn't a serious threat. In recent weeks, however, they have shifted to a different narrative, acknowledging that the virus is dangerous but giving President Donald Trump credit for taking action and criticizing Democrats' lack of action — even though many Democrats, in fact, warned the pubic first.

But according to The Daily Beast, even as there is no clear end to the crisis in sight, and even as the U.S. crosses 13,000 deaths, many Fox News hosts are going back to downplaying the virus, either telling viewers it wasn't as bad as advertised and urging the president to end public safety measures against it.

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The dangers of Trump TV: MSNBC host hammers Fox News as ‘genuine public health threat’ amid pandemic

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Tuesday night, Fox News decided that all anyone needed to do is to pump Americans with a Malaria drug and send them back to work to save President Donald Trump's economy.

Speaking Wednesday night, MSNBC host Chris Hayes bashed the conservative network for downplaying the seriousness of coronavirus, saying that they are "a genuine public health threat."

While Trump has advisers like Dr. Anthony Fauci, he also has the unofficial advisers he sees on Fox News.

They "are coalescing around the idea the whole thing is just overblown and we need to pump everyone full of the malaria drug and get them back to work. This is what you heard if you watch trump tv just last night," Hayes said. He then played clips illustrating exactly that, with hosts ranting and raving about the virus not being as serious as the flu.

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