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David Hogg’s mom reveals family targeted by death threats over gun activism: ‘I’m angry and exhausted’

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The mother of David Hogg, the Parkland teen who has become a leader in a grassroots effort to enact new gun safety legislation, said her family has received death threats over the boy’s activism.

Rebecca Boldrick, an elementary school teacher, said conspiracy theorists attacking her son as a “crisis actor” and FBI stooge have encouraged violent threats against her and her loved ones, reported the Washington Post.

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“I’m under so much stress,” Boldrick said. “I’m angry and exhausted. Angry, exhausted and extremely proud.”

Conspiracy theorists have pointed to Hogg’s admission during a TV interview that his father had retired from the FBI and claimed the teen was being used to cover up the agency’s failures to stop the gunman despite reports of his disturbing behavior.

Boldrick said her husband, David Hogg, is a Republican who worked as an FBI agent at airports in Los Angeles and Florida before retiring in October 2016 due to early-onset Parkinson’s disease.

She said her family had not previously revealed his health issues because her husband was embarrassed.

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Conspiracy theorists have also pointed out that Hogg had been interviewed about a beach altercation last year in Redondo Beach, California, as “proof” that he’s an actor, but his mother said they ended up in south Florida after her husband was transferred.

Boldrick said the family chose to live in Parkland due to the schools there.

“I’m a teacher, I pick my neighborhood for the school,” she said.

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‘The wheels are coming off’: MSNBC panel says Trump told his chief of staff to ‘walk the plank’

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Two MSNBC anchors discussed Thursday's whirlwind day of breaking news in scandals involving President Donald Trump.

The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" joined Brian Williams on "The 11th Hour" to discuss Trump holding the G7 Summit at his Trump National Doral Miami golf course and the White House acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, confessing that there was a quid pro quo with Ukraine -- before attempting to walk back his confession.

"Did things change today, do you think?" Williams asked.

"I do feel like the wheels are coming off," Maddow said.

"For the Energy Secretary [Rick Perry] to resign, you've had two cabinet secretaries resign during the impeachment proceedings already, one of whom, the current one resigning tonight, the Energy Secretary, does appear to be involved in the scheme, at least on a couple of different levels. We have got the White House Chief of Staff who was sent out today, not only to make the, 'Yes, it was quid pro quo. Yes, we did it. What are you going to make of it?' article -- which was bracing, but then to take it back, simultaneously announcing this self-dealing, which is something more blatant than we’ve ever seen from any president in U.S. history," she explained.

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Rick Wilson rips Trump for holding G7 meeting at his ‘South Florida House of Bed Bugs Hotel’

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Republican strategist Rick Willson blasted President Donald Trump after the administration announced that the G7 meeting of world leaders would be held at his Trump National Doral Miami golf course.

Chief of staff and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the severely under-performing resort would receive the lucrative contract during a contentious White House briefing.

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Trump impersonated a CNN anchor — and a US president — during epic meltdown at Texas speech

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President Donald Trump offered multiple impersonations during a campaign rally in Dallas, Texas on Thursday.

Trump showed the crowd his impersonation of a president of the United States -- and a CNN anchor.

"No guns. No religion. No oil. No natural gas," Trump said. "Abraham Lincoln could not win Texas under those circumstances. Couldn’t do it."

In fact, Abraham Lincoln could not win Texas when he ran for president as the state refused to print any ballots with his name.

He then showed the audience two impersonations as part of his 87-minute speech.

"I used it to say, I can be more presidential. Look," Trump said, as he shuffled awkwardly on stage.

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