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‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative gets hammered for saying NFL protesters disrespect veterans

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Conservative pundit Ben Ferguson got his ears boxed on Sunday in a discussion about professional athletes kneeling during the national anthem when he tried to call the protesters unpatriotic and said they’re disrespecting the military.

On Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence theatrically walked out of an Indianapolis Colts game because he was so deeply offended when he saw the protesters take a knee that he couldn’t stay.

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However, tweets between Pence and President Donald Trump show that this was a premeditated publicity stunt.

“Just reading the text of these back and forth tweets, it’s almost laughable,” said CNN anchor Fredericka Whitfield. “It’s almost embarrassing, but it’s happening in real time.”

The segment got heated when Ferguson said that the demonstrators — who are protesting police brutality toward black Americans — are unpatriotic and are disrespecting the military, which supposedly prompted Pence’s walkout.

“As long as the NFL is consistently coming out there disrespecting this country, I expect the vice president of the United States of America to not attend an event where people are disrespecting the United States of America, those that gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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In staging his walkout, Ferguson said, Vice President Mike Pence was honoring “an obligation to the president of the United states of America to leave a situation where people were basically giving the middle finger to the men and women who fought and protect this country.”

“That is false and you should be ashamed,” said Democratic strategist Symone Sanders.

“It’s not false,” Ferguson said. “It’s my opinion.”

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“Nobody has done that,” said Sanders.

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Historians demolish John Yoo for claim Founding Fathers wouldn’t want Trump impeached in an election year

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Comments made by attorney and law professor John Yoo on Fox News on the Founding Father's intentions about impeachment received a brutal debunking by two historians -- including one of his colleagues at UC Berkeley.

Appearing with Fox News personality Laura Ingraham, lawyer Yoo -- who is infamous for providing President George W. Bush's administration with legal justifications for the torture of prisoners of war -- claimed that the Founding Fathers would object to the president being impeached in an election year.

According to Yoo, Democrats are getting it all wrong when they say the Constitution compels them to hold impeachment proceedings against Trump just one year before the election.

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McConnell drops a surprise on Trump — calls for an even stronger resolution to rebuke him

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicated he opposes the bill out of the House to denounce President Donald Trump's military withdrawal in Syria because it isn't tough enough, reported Bloomberg's Steven Dennis.

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"My first preference is for something stronger than the House resolution," McConnell said according to Bloomberg's Laura Litvan.

She went on to say that McConnel wants a bill that outlines what action should take place in Syria.

McConnell said the House version was "curiously silent on the issue of whether to actually to sustain a U.S. military presence in Syria."

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Pelosi asks America to pray for Trump’s health after president suffers a ‘very serious meltdown’

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President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following an acrimonious White House meeting appears to have backfired spectacularly.

Trump tweeted a picture of the encounter Wednesday showing a standing Pelosi pointing at the president while he and everyone else in the room was seated, with the caption "Nervous Nancy's unhinged meltdown!"

However, far from being upset at the picture, Pelosi posted it as her Twitter banner, and her supporters said it showed her literally standing up to Trump.

"Can a woman beat Donald Trump? Yes. Speaker Pelosi does it every day," Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar said as she retweeted the picture.

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