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‘Stalker!’: Trump apologist whining about ‘fake news’ melts down when it’s pointed out she pushed ‘Pizzagate’ conspiracy

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A conservative commentator became unglued on MSNBC Saturday afternoon after she leveled accusations of “fake news” at a confirmed report that President Donald Trump asked the White House attorney to fire Robert Mueller — and then it was pointed out that she is a “Pizzagate” truther.

Her response was to call her fellow panelist a “stalker” for mentioning it.

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Appearing with liberal commentator Peter Emerson, OANN’s Stephanie Hamill attacked the New York Times’ report on Trump’s request that counsel Doug McGahn fire Mueller last June, saying there was nothing to the story.

“This is a fake news story,” Hamill blankly stated. “This is another New York Times piece with anonymous sources and we’ve seen the New York Times have to retract stories over and over again because of the anonymous sources. President Trump did not fire Mueller and Mueller is still on the job.”

“That’s not what has been alleged, Stephanie,” MSNBC host Alex Witt explained. “It’s been alleged that he called for his firing, said ‘I want him out,’ and that Don McGahn said, ‘No, basically you’re going to have to go through me if you want to fire him, I will resign.'”

“Exactly,” Hamill shot back. “It was alleged — alleged. We don’t know that for a fact.”

“It’s been independently confirmed. NBC News has confirmed it too,” Witt reminded her. “How about Fox News, which I’m sure you watch from time to time? Fox News is saying Trump did have conversations about firing Mueller.”

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“Fox News can report what they want,” Hamill blithely responded. “But we heard from the president, and he said he never had that conversation where he said he wanted to fire Mueller.”

Asked to weigh in, Emerson set up Hamill by asking about her beliefs about being truthful.

“I assume Stephanie would like all of the facts, all of the truth, to be disclosed by whomever, whether it be Mueller, the Senate Intelligence Committee, or whomever,” Emerson began before asking, “Do I have that correct, Stephanie?”

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“Yes, absolutely. of course we want to have all the facts,” Hamill responded. “I hope that you want the memo released too. It’s Democrats that, again, are obstructing the release of this memo.”

“There’s no Democratic obstruction,” Emerson shot back. “But we agree that we all want the facts. Then I have a problem with you suggesting that nothing is true, the New York Times has to constantly retract, none of that is true.”

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“Remember, in an interview you gave on camera several months ago — actually a couple of years ago — you pushed this idea of the ‘Pizzagate,’ that somehow Hillary Clinton was involved with pedophiles in a pizza store in Washington?” Emerson asked. “It was so severe that the host of that show asked you to retract it. So I have no confidence in your facts.”

Accusing Emerson of “stalking” her, Hamill fired back saying, “Peter, I’m glad you stalked me and did some research. If you actually watch the videos you would see I was questioning some of the language that was used in the e-mails by John Podesta. I said nothing about the pizza shop, so don’t start!”

At that point both Emerson and Hamill began shouting over each other as host Witt frantically waved her arms attempting to get them to stop.

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“We’re not going to have anybody stalking anybody else right now, let’s get back on topic,” Witt pleaded.

It should be noted that Hamill was recently put in “time-out” by MSNBC host Joy Reid for pushing other conspiracy theories, including the Clinton Foundation murdering Haitian politicians.

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WATCH: John Oliver exposes Trump’s lies about vote-by-mail — and the Fox News ‘cult’ claiming the election is already ‘rigged’

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"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver's main story Sunday refuted President Donald Trump's latest crusade against vote-by-mail. Trump announced on Twitter that the more people who vote in an election, the more Republicans tend to lose. So, he wants fewer people to have access to the ballot in November, even if people are too scared to go out during the coronavirus crisis.

Oliver called out Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R-MO), who outright told people not to vote if they were too afraid to vote in the local elections next week.

"Well, hold on there," Oliver interjected. "Voting is a right. It has to be easy to understand and accessible to anyone."

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John Oliver rips Fox News’ Tucker Carlson for urging ‘order’ from people of color — but never demanding it of police

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John Oliver opened his Sunday show, shredding Fox News host Tucker Carlson for uring "order" among protesters, but refusing to urge "order" to police and "wannabe police" who can't stop killing people.

It's a lot, Oliver explained. "How these protests are a response to a legacy of police misconduct, both in Minneapolis and the nation at large and how that misconduct is, itself, built on a legacy of white supremacy that prioritizes the comfort of white Americans over the safety of people of color."

While some of it is complicated, Oliver conceded, most of it is "all too clear."

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Cars set on fire blocks from White House as DC protests turn violent

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The Washington, D.C. protests turned violent as the city approached the 11 p.m. curfew the mayor instituted Sunday afternoon.

The policy of D.C. police is that when they are attacked, they advance forward. So, when fireworks were fired, the line of officers began pushing the protesters back further from the White House. Behind the line of police officers also stand a line of National Guard troops that President Donald Trump has demanded stand watch in the city.

Lights that normally shine on the White House have also been turned off, reporters revealed.

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