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‘They know it’s dumb’: Republicans in Congress hate Trump’s wall just as much as Democrats

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Republicans in Congress recognize that President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful wall” is “dumb” and they have no intention of ever supporting it.

A new Politico report alleges that Trump will lose his pet project, but not because of Democrats, because of Trump’s own party.

“Republicans in Congress don’t want the wall. And that is the most under-reported aspect of this whole skirmish,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI). “Republicans in the leadership of both chambers actually hate that idea. They know it’s dumb.”

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The federal government is funded through this weekend, but it will only kick the can down the road until September when another budget is due. Republicans doubt they’ll be able to garner enough Republican support to pass a budget with support from the tea party members. If the budget has Trump’s wall in it, Republicans don’t anticipate Democrats supporting it either.

“I don’t see the Democrats getting more agreeable,” Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) told Politico.

While there are some things Democrats agree with Trump on when it comes to border security, the wall is not one of them.

“It certainly won’t get 60 votes. It wouldn’t get 50,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) prophesied.


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Bill Barr slammed by ex-FBI official for ignoring the right-wing ‘Boogaloo Bois’ infiltrating protests

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Attorney General Bill Barr was slammed by the former assistant director for counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday for misleading Americans about the source of violence at the protests over the killing of George Floyd while in police custody.

"There's evidence developing, Brian, that the organization we're seeing of the most violent protesters is coming from a couple of disturbing places," both, by the way, there's disparate in terms in being from the right or the left. here's what those who monitor these groups and sites are seeing.

"We're seeing a far-right group, one group for example known as the Boogaloo Bois, who on their private Facebook page and social media outlets are calling for violence, calling for people to show up," Frank Figliuzzi told MSNBC's Brian Williams.

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Trump is the ‘greatest troll in the history of the internet’ and Twitter needs to ‘pull the plug’: NYT columnist

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President Donald Trump would face an existential crisis if Twitter were to enforce it's own rules and hold him accountable -- and one New York Times columnist wants to see it happen.

"C’mon, @Jack. You can do it," Maureen Dowd wrote, referring to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey with his username on the platform.

She urged Dorsey to "just pull the plug on him."

"You could answer the existential question of whether @realDonaldTrump even exists if he doesn’t exist on Twitter. I tweet, therefore I am. Dorsey meets Descartes," she explained. "All it would take is one sweet click to force the greatest troll in the history of the internet to meet his maker."

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Justice Roberts took ‘clear swipe’ at Kavanaugh in opinion siding with liberals in religion case: report

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On Friday night, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in South Bay United Pentecostal Church v. Newsom, holding that California Gov. Gavin Newsom's restrictions on church gatherings are not a violation of religious liberty. Chief Justice John Roberts crossed over to join with the liberals for a 5-4 split.

But the ruling was dramatic in a key way. As court watcher Mark Joseph Stern wrote for Slate, Justice Brett Kavanaugh "falsely accused the state of religious discrimination in an extremely misleading opinion that omits the most important facts of the case" in his dissent — and was so dishonest that Roberts went out of his way to rebuke him in the Court opinion.

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