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Trump-loving Texas basketball fans are boycotting the Spurs — and crying about it

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Kneeling players put the NFL in the middle of the culture war, but the NBA is where you’ll find the most outspoken liberal players and coaches.

The champion Golden State Warriors boycotted the traditional White House visit and the game’s biggest star, LeBron James, openly feuded with Fox News Laura Ingraham.

Fans deep in the heart of Texas have given up their team as a result—and are now crying about it. The Washington Post profiled Trump-loving fans of the San Antonio Spurs who are boycotting the team because coach Gregg Popovich has been outspoken in criticizing Trump, who he has called “a soulless coward” who is “an embarrassment to the world.”

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Among them are Trump-supporting former fan Cassandra Casanova.

“After all those years supporting the team, and now I just have no interest,” she told the Post. “Popovich really messed up.”

She gave all her team gear to Goodwill.

“I took it personally,” she said. “I was such a loyal fan, and he insulted me. Why would you start attacking the people who had been so loyal?”

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Another Texan said he still watches the games but now does so alone since his family is boycotting.

“It is sad that Pop basically told my wife and my son and me for that matter that we were fools for supporting Donald Trump,” the man told the Post. “What happens when someone calls you a fool? You avoid them.”

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Here’s why Rudy Giuliani can not legitimately claim to be Donald Trump’s lawyer

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani bills himself as President Donald Trump's attorney. But one former prosecutor explained why that is not an accurate description during a Monday appearance on MSNBC.

"Meet the Press Daily" anchor Katy Tur interviewed former Southern District of New York Assistant U.S. Attorney Mimi Rocah, who is a distinguished fellow in criminal justice at Pace Law School.

"So this news that the SDNY is looking into what Rudy Giuliani was doing overseas in Ukraine, explain what they’re doing. Also, very weird since Giuliani used to run the office," Tur noted.

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Rudy Giuliani’s bank records part of investigation by federal prosecutors: report

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On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani is having his banking records scrutinized as part of the federal criminal investigation into his dealings in the Ukraine.

The report says that prosecutors are also looking into his work for a city mayor in the country.

Giuliani has been a central figure in Trump's apparent scheme to extort the Ukrainian president into helping him dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, holding military aid appropriated by Congress hostage until the country investigates "corruption."

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Police officer sues Ava Duvernay for depiction of interrogation technique used on the Central Park Five

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On Monday, TMZ reported that former police officer John Reid is suing director Ava Duvernay over her depiction of the "Reid Technique" used against the young, Black suspects known as the Central Park Five in the Netflix film "When They See Us."

Reid is claiming defamation, insisting that the film's depiction of his methods are wrong.

"You squeezed statements out of them after 42 hours of questioning and coercing, without food, bathroom breaks, withholding parental supervision," said a prosecution staffer to a detective in the movie. "The Reid Technique has been universally rejected. That's truth to you."

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