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Michael Flynn admits he accidentally ‘omitted’ thousands in payments from shady tech firm in disclosure

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Former national security advisor Michael Flynn revealed some of his sources of income that he had previously omitted during his public financial filing, according to an Associated Press report.

A person close to Flynn confirmed that Flynn was forced to amend his financial disclosure after he “forgot” to include income from the Trump transition and a data analysis company that helped the 2016 campaign. The firm, SCL Group, has come under fire in recent months when it was discovered that CEO Alexander Nix was using “dirty tricks” for both Trump and the Brexit vote.

The company ultimately entered into a relationship with Cambridge Analytica, a shadowy tech firm connected to Trump megadonor Robert Mercer. Cambridge Analytica previously employed senior White House advisor Steve Bannon and is angling for some cush government contracts.

Flynn’s amended report revealed about $28,000 from the Trump transition and more than $5,000 consulting for a plan to build nuclear power plants all over the Middle East. While he has disclosed in the past that he worked for the clients, he never reported receiving money from them.

The new amendment also includes consulting work for NJK Holding Corporation, which is a firm headed by Nasser Kazeminy, a wealthy Iranian-American who was the source of an attempted $100,000 donation under the table to former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN). Coleman was ultimately indicted and lost his election to Sen. Al Franken.

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Flynn “played an advisory role to NJK Holding relative to its investment interests in security,” NJK said in a statement to the AP. The statement claimed that he “provided his counsel and guidance on public sector business opportunities for secure communications technology within the U.S. Department of Defense” as well as other agencies.

It’s unclear why Flynn forgot to include the information.

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Cop says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot following Trump’s racist targeting of The Squad

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Following racist attacks on members of The Squad by President Donald Trump and his supporters, a police officer in Louisiana reportedly said that one of the congresswomen of color should be shot.

Trump has been lashing out at the four first-term congresswomen, who include Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

"A Gretna police officer posted a comment on his Facebook page this past week calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'vile idiot' who 'needs a round, and I don't mean the kind she used to serve,'" NOLA reported Saturday.

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Internet piles on ABC reporter for lavishing praise on Trump for allowing press to ask questions

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ABC News reporter Kyra Phillips on Saturday heaped praise on President Donald Trump for his treatment of the press.

Despite the White House no longer holding daily press briefings, Phillips praised the "access" she receives from the administration.

"No matter what your politics are, I have to say that I appreciate the access ?Trump? gives us on a regular basis and the ability to ask any question," she said.

She tagged Stephanie Grisham in her tweet, who is Trump's latest press secretary. She also tagged her husband, John Roberts, who does not work in the White House, but works for Fox News.

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The real problem wasn’t the racism — it was the Trump taking ‘the Lord’s name in vain’ twice: supporter

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President Donald Trump was widely condemned after supporters at a campaign rally in West Virginia turned his racist "go back" message into a "Send Her Back" chant against one of a woman of color in Congress.

One Trump supporter in West Virginia also criticized the speech, but not for the racist targeting of Rep. Ilhan Omar.

State Senator Paul Hardesty, a Democrat, wrote to the White House to complain about Trump's use of the word "goddamn."

The letter was republished by the Montgomery-Herald.

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