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‘Sure ain’t no sh*thole!’: Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro invokes Trump’s racist rhetoric during speech at Mar-A-Lago

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“Judge” and Fox News host Jeanine Pirro on Thursday invoked Donald Trump’s racist language to describe the president’s private Mar-A-Lago resort, telling attendees of the Trumpettes’ “Red, White and Blue” celebration, “[Mar-A-Lago] sure ain’t no shithole!”

The Trumpettes—a group of the president’s female supporters—threw the event Thursday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Trump’s inauguration. Saturday, the president plans to host a $100,000-per-couple party at Mar-A-Lago—despite the possibility that the government will shut down on midnight Friday.

As the Washington Examiner reports, the Trumpettes were started in 2015 by four wealthy women who just really like Donald Trump. Around 800 people attended their “Red, White and Blue” party, which cost $300 per person.

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Pirro was asked to speak at the event.

“Welcome to Mar-a-Lago,” she said, according to the Palm Beach Post. “A magnificent place. It sure ain’t no sh*thole!”

Pirro’s comments, of course, recall the president’s inflammatory and racist rhetoric describing immigrants from Haiti and African countries. Those comments set off a firestorm in Washington D.C., and played a major role in Democrats’ reluctance to engage the White House on passing a spending bill without immigration reform included.

Despite Pirro’s full-throated endorsement of “magnificent” Mar-A-Lago, the Palm Beach Post reports the president’s exclusive club required emergency repairs in November after it failed a Florida health inspection (in part due to food safety violations).

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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quit’

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Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.

Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.

Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.

He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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