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Kellyanne Conway, Don Jr. and Mike Flynn shared tweets posted by Russian trolls right before election: report

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Staffers close to then-candidate Donald Trump, including former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, the president’s son Donald Trump, Jr. and disgraced national security adviser Michael Flynn retweeted content from a pro-Trump Twitter account operated out of Russia.

A report by The Daily Beast reveals that the @Ten_GOP Twitter account, which masqueraded as the “Unofficial Twitter account of Tennessee Republicans,” was actually operated by the Kremlin-backed “troll farm” Internet Research Agency. The report also claims that @Ten_GOP tweets were shared by multiple Trump staffers in the weeks and days leading up to the 2016 presidential election and its’ aftermath.

“Mother of jailed sailor: ‘Hold Hillary to same standards as my son on Classified info’ #hillarysemail #WeinerGate,” read one tweet from the since-deleted account retweeted by Conway two days prior to the election.

“BREAKING: #VoterFraud by counting tens of thousands of ineligible mail in Hillary votes being reported in Broward County, Florida Please, RT,” another, shared by Trump, Jr. a week before the election, claimed.

Those outside of the president’s inner sanctum also shared tweets from the account, including the conspiracy theorist son of Flynn (who shared tweets from @Ten_GOP a reported 34 times) and Trump’s digital media director Brad Parscale retweeted it as well.

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According to the report, the account’s pro-Trump rhetoric didn’t end after the election.

“The account notably pushed for Flynn’s reappointment as Trump’s national security advisor,” the report’s authors noted. “It also repeatedly pushed Breitbart-backed talking points, including a fake news story about a gang rape in Twin Falls, Idaho that merited dozens of articles from Breitbart News.”

The account was permanently banned by Twitter on August 24, 2017 after it was caught “passing a photo of the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship parade in Cleveland as a picture of the crowd gathered outside a Trump rally in Phoenix.”

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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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