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John Kelly told ‘furious’ Trump he’s willing to resign as chief of staff: report

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White House insiders say chief of staff John Kelly has expressed to President Donald Trump his willingness to resign amid the uproar over disgraced ex-staffer Rob Porter’s domestic abuse allegations.

Trump, ABC News reported Friday, is “furious” at his chief of staff, and the president’s longtime friend Tom Barrack has been approached about replacing him.

Though sources close to both Kelly and Trump told ABC the chief of staff has told the president he’s willing to resign within the past 24 hours. Nevertheless, those sources also said “they did not believe [Kelly’s] departure is imminent.”

Shortly after ABC published their story, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told CNN Kelly “has not offered to resign.”

Kelly defended Porter twice in the aftermath of the publicized abuse accusations, and only when presented with a photo of one of his ex-wives with a black eye did he issue a statement condemning domestic violence.

Trump also defended Porter on Friday, noting his former staff secretary “says he is innocent.”

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‘Black students don’t tip’: Texas restaurant says forcing African-American kids to pay gratuity is not racist

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A restaurant in Cypress, Texas has come under fire after an employee allegedly said that black students "don't tip."

Brittany Blakney told KPRC that she and her friends went to Locatelli’s restaurant to celebrate graduating from Prairie View A&M University.

Blakney said that she was surprised to find out that the server had already added a 15% gratuity to her check.

“He said, 'Black students from Prairie View don’t tip,'” she recalled.

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Supreme Court rejects Virginia GOP’s last-ditch attempt to block fair legislative elections

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On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down their decision in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill, shutting down the Virginia GOP's last ditch effort to rig the upcoming state legislative election taking place this November.

In 5-4 decision, the justices held that the House of Delegates has no standing to appeal the decision made by the lower court. The vote broke along unusual lines, with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg writing for a majority with Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, and Neil Gorsuch, and Justice Samuel Alito writing a dissent joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Brett Kavanaugh.

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Gun-loving Parkland teen loses admission to Harvard over racist texts

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A pro-gun Parkland school shooting survivor has lost his admission to Harvard University over recently revealed racist remarks.

Kyle Kashuv broke with many of his classmates on gun safety laws after a February 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, and he was accepted to attend the Ivy League university after working as a conservative activist.

However, the 18-year-old Kashuv announced Monday, that admission was rescinded after texts and other derogatory comments he made nearly two years ago were reported.

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