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Bundy-backing Vegas councilwoman threatens critics at meeting: ‘If I hear a boo I will have marshals remove you!’

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A Las Vegas city councilwoman who supports scofflaw rancher Cliven Bundy threatened to have critics removed from a public meeting that grew heated.

The city is looking to annex more than 800 acres of land currently owned by Clark County, which would increase property taxes for some homeowners by an average of $341, reported KTNV-TV.

More than a dozen speakers — most of them opposed to the annexation — showed up Monday for a lengthy hearing on the matter, and councilwoman Michele Fiore grew angry after one resident asked why she appeared to be checking her phone instead of listening.

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“Things that we’re doing up here, you don’t know,” said Fiore, who claimed she was communicating with a Clark County commissioner.

She threatened to have some of the opponents removed for behavior she deemed disrespectful.

“If I personally hear a boo I will have the marshals remove you!” Fiore warned

Las Vegas is hoping to annex “islands” of property owned by the county but surrounded by the city to streamline services, but some residents see the plan as a cash grab and don’t want to pay higher taxes or face new regulations that could come with the change.

“The words that I’m hearing from you guys is very disheartening, because they’re simply false statements and not true,” said Fiore, a Republican former state lawmaker who helped negotiate the end of a standoff by anti-government militants at an Oregon wildlife refuge.

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She grew frustrated after listening to residents voice their concerns about the plan, and she shocked many by suggesting they would not be required to comply with new regulations under the annexation.

“I get what you’re saying, but what I don’t think folks understand is, we have code enforcement, right, and just because there’s rules on the books doesn’t mean they’re enforced,” Fiore said, as the crowd gasped.

Fiore previously threatened to have opponents removed by city marshsals from a contentious homeowners association meeting over a plan to redevelop a park.

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“They were basically acting like Fiore’s personal Gestapo,” said Randall McGlade, a city resident threatened by the city councilwoman.

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Rudy Giuliani hilariously ridiculed for cryptic tweet: ‘World’s most expensive lawyer strikes again’

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On Friday evening, President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani tweeted a single hash symbol.

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— Rudy W. Giuliani (@RudyGiuliani) May 30, 2020

Commenters on social media had no idea what Giuliani meant by tweeting this. But they had a lot of fun with it.

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GOP governor can keep secret COVID-19 nursing home outbreak information: judge

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The Republican governor of Arizona has won a legal victory to keep secret information on COVID-19 outbreaks in the state's nursing homes.

"A judge late Friday afternoon ruled that Gov. Doug Ducey's administration may keep secret information about the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes, saying the state's privacy laws trump Arizona's Public Records law," AZ Central reported Friday.

"Media outlets, including The Arizona Republic, had requested records that included the number of nursing home residents that had tested positive for the new coronavirus, as well as the number of residents that have been transferred to or from an acute care facility," the publication reported. "Coury ruled that because those requests were for 'medical information' they were 'confidential' under state law."

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‘What the hell is going on?’ NYC mayor blasted by comptroller for NYPD violence against protesters

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The mayor of New York City was blasted by the city's comptroller for the NYPD's violent response to anti-police violence protesters.

Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio after video emerged of NYPD officers beating protesters with batons.

"What the hell is going on?" Stringer asked.

"You can’t criticize the Minneapolis Police in the morning and not hold your own accountable in the evening," he argued.

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