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‘Wow’: Don Lemon speechless after Roy Moore’s wife insists they’re not anti-Semitic because they have a Jewish lawyer

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A bewildered Don Lemon on Monday reacted to Kayla Moore’s claim that she and her husband, GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, are not anti-Semitic because their lawyer is Jewish, and the result was an instant classic.

Lemon played a clip of Kayla and Roy Moore speaking at an Alabama rally for the embattled Republican hopeful.

“Fake news would also have you think that my husband doesn’t support the black community,” Kayla Moore said in her speech. “Yet my husband appointed the very first black marshal to the Alabama Supreme Court. We have many friends that are black, and we also fellowship with them in church and in our home. Fake news would tell you we don’t care for Jews. I tell you all this because I’ve seen it, so I just want to set the record straight while they’re here: One of our attorneys is a jew.”

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“We have very close friends that are Jewish and are rabbis,” Kayla Moore said.

After playing the clip, Lemon could only chuckle and lower his head. “Wow,” he said.

“Don, do you consider me a friend by any chance?” CNN’s Mark Preston asked.

“Yes, I do,” Lemon replied.

“I can say I have a black friend now!” Preston quipped. “I’m very excited.”

“Listen,” Lemon said. “One of our friends is a Jew? How can—“

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“It’s unexplainable,” Preston replied. “There is no explanation. I mean that is just, it’s beyond outrageous what she just did on stage.”

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Doctor fighting fraud charge cites Donald Trump in his defense of doling out COVID-19 drug

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As President Donald Trump promoted the drug hydroxychloroquine, one California doctor took his recommendations to the bank.

According to the San Diego Tribune, Dr. Jennings Staley is being charged in what appears to be the first case involving the drug. The FBI is charing Staley with mail fraud as part of an effort hailing hydroxychloroquine as a "miracle cure" and the "magic bullet" to an undercover agent posing as a patient, court documents say.

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The few police willing to join in solidarity with protesters

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Reports of the protests across the country are focusing on the violence, clashes and property damage caused by a small few rather than the peaceful protest of those rallying against injustice and the police standing in solidarity with them.

A few captured positive moments of cities where officers support the protests and believe Black lives do actually matter.

There were moments of protesters fist-bumping police, hugs with police, and in one incident in New York City over the weekend, one officer was separated from his unit. Protesters surrounded him with locked arms to protect him from those being violent. In Miami, Florida and Seattle, Washington, police joined protesters in kneeling.

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Trump shows all the signs of being ‘rattled’ now that the White House is under siege from protesters: columnist

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In a column for the Atlantic, longtime political observer Peter Nicholas stated that Donald Trump is showing all the signs of a scared man as massive protests have broken out across the country over the murder of George Floyd at the hands of four former Minneapolis cops -- and angry Americans are taking their case all the way up to the White House gates.

As Nicholas wrote, "Presidents live within a protective cocoon built and continually fortified for one purpose: keeping them alive. But inside the White House compound these days, Donald Trump seems rattled by what’s transpiring outside the windows of his historic residence."

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