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Former Trump campaign aide liquidates kids’ college funds to pay off Russia scandal legal fees

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Michael Caputo, the former communications director for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, earned kudos from the president over the past week for his unflinching defense of the 2016 campaign’s contacts with Russian government officials.

However, it seems that Trump’s praise isn’t enough to help Caputo pay his legal bills, as a new report from the Associated Press makes clear.

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According to the AP, Caputo is liquidating his children’s college funds to pay off legal fees incurred by former New York State Attorney General Dennis Vacco, who is representing the former Trump campaign official in his legal fight over the Russia probe.

The AP informed Caputo that the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., was getting help paying for his own legal representation from Trump campaign funds — and Caputo sounded less than pleased by the revelation.

“Lucky for them,” he said of Trump Jr. relying on Trump campaign cash to cover his legal fees. “And unlucky for me. And unlucky for my children who are now going to community college.”


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Large fires in Philadelphia — as police scramble to save City Hall

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Protests in the City of Brotherly Love resulted in multiple police cares being lit on fire as windows were broken in the town's iconic City Hall.

Anti-police violence protests have erupted across America following the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

Here are some of the scenes from the Philadelphia protests:

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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building

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Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:

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George Floyd’s brother tears up discussing condolence phone call from Trump: ‘It hurt me’

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The brother of George Floyd described the condolence phone call he received from President Donald Trump during a Saturday interview on MSNBC.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by the Rev. Al Sharpton on "Politics Nation."

While Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third degree murder, the other three officers involved in the killing remain free.

"They all need to be convicted of first degree murder and given the death penalty," Floyd said.

"What was the conversation with President Trump like?" Sharpton asked.

"It was so fast," Floyd replied.

"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak. It was hard, I was trying to talk to him, but he just kept like pushing me off, like 'I don't want to hear what you're talking about.' And I just told him I want justice. I said that I couldn't believe they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight."

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