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Cliven Bundy’s bodyguard pleads guilty to federal weapons charges

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One week after a prominent Donald Trump supporter was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for his role in the 2014 Bundy standoff in Nevada, a second conspirator has entered a guilty plea.

Schuyler Pyatte Barbeau, 30, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal gun crimes. The abrupt about-face came during the second day of a jury trial, according to the Seattle PI.

Following Barbeau’s December 2015 arrest, the Southern Poverty Law Center published an in-depth legal analysis of court filings.

Barbeau allegedly claimed it “was his duty to educate public servants who were not living up to their oath and discussed ‘lynching’ those he deemed unworthy if necessary,” SPLC reported the court documents stated.

SPLC also reported an FBI informant said Barbeau “was always armed with a .45 caliber pistol and frequently traveled with a short-barreled AR-15 rifle (“SBR”), body armor, and a helmet in his vehicle.”

Sentencing for Schuyler Barbeau is scheduled for September 1 at US District Court in Seattle.

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Ryan Payne of Montana will be sentenced on June 15th.

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Trump’s 2020 campaign strategy is familiar: Troll the libs!

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Late on Tuesday, I got an email from an unusual source. A reporter for the conservative publication the Washington Examiner asked if I'd be interested in sharing thoughts on Joe Biden's history of joking "about 'locking up your daughters'" and on "Biden's view of women and gender relations." This was in light of my previous criticisms of Biden's apparent condescension towards girls and women, and his pockmarked history on gender relations in general.

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Cory Booker rips Biden for praising racist senators: ‘You don’t joke about calling black men boys’

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) blasted Joe Biden for praising two segregationist senators he'd served with as a lawmaker.

The former vice president and current Democratic presidential frontrunner reminisced about his relationship with Mississippi Democrat James Eastland and Georgia Democrat Herman Talmadge, two notoriously racist senators during the Civil Rights era, reported The Hill.

“At least there was some civility, we got things done," Biden said, recalling that Eastland had never called him "boy." "We didn't agree on much of anything. We got things done, we got it finished."

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Most Republican voters admit to feeling ‘embarrassed’ and ‘exhausted’ by Trump’s comments

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Some diehard supporters of President Donald Trump have asserted that they admire the fact that he is so unapologetic about his rhetoric and his actions. But according to a new Pew Research survey, most Republican or Republican-leaning voters admit that they sometimes feel “embarrassed” or “concerned” about things that Trump says.

According to Pew, 53% of Republican or Republican-leaning voters say they sometimes feel “embarrassed” by Trump’s comments — while 59% are sometimes “concerned” by them. Some of the adjectives Pew ran by GOP or GOP-leaning voters were even stronger, including “angry,” “exhausted” and “frightened.”

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