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George Zimmerman requests a public defender after claiming he’s millions of dollars in debt

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George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, has told a court that he needs a public defender because he is $2.5 million in debt.

CNN reports that Zimmerman revealed he was millions in debt during a court hearing related to stalking allegations that were leveled by Dennis Warren, a private investigator who had been hired by a production company that was working on a documentary about the Trayvon Martin case.

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“Deputies said Zimmerman called Warren 55 times, left 36 voicemails, texted him 67 times and sent 27 emails over a nine-day span,” CNN notes.

In a court filing made this week, Zimmerman revealed that he is unemployed and has $0 in assets from cash, bank accounts or equity on property.

Although Zimmerman was acquitted of murder in his fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in 2013, he has since regularly gotten into trouble with law enforcement. In addition to his current case related to stalking charges, he was arrested — though ultimately not charged — in 2015 on suspicion of committing aggravated assault and domestic violence with a weapon.

Zimmerman also stirred controversy when he tried to auction off the gun he used to kill Martin for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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New testimony adds 2 stunning — and previously unknown — details about the Ukraine extortion

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New testimony released Monday from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of the Ukraine scandal included at least two new stunning details about the quid pro quo scheme at the heart of the matter.

Overall, the transcripts for depositions of Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, who were advisers to U.S. envoy Kurt Volker, built on the story of that we already know: that President Donald Trump pushed a shadow foreign policy to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political opponents, a scheme that involved using his office and military aid as leverage over the country in opposition to the official policy.

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Trump blasted for his ‘Endorsement of Doom’ after Sean Spicer loses on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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Team Trump had gone all in urging supporters to vote for former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on the game show "Dancing with the Stars."

Votes had been urged by RNC officials and Trump himself had urged his 66 million Twitter followers to vote for Spicer.

Despite the full heft of the Trump campaign, Spicer lost on Monday's show.

Trump deleted his failed tweet urging votes for Spicer -- and instead said it was a "great try" by his former advisor.

Looks like this endorsement was as successful as your last one!

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‘He’s misunderstood’: Nikki Haley tells Fox News how Trump is actually a really good listener

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Former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley defended President Donald Trump during a Monday appearance with Fox News personality Sean Hannity.

Hannity asked the former South Carolina governor if Trump was "misunderstood."

"I do think he’s misunderstood," Haley replied.

"I can tell you, from the first day to the last day that I worked for the president, he always listened, he was always conscious of hearing other voices, allowing people to debate out the issues, and then he made his decision," Haley claimed.

She argued that, "I saw a president that was very thoughtful, looked at all of the issues, made decisions, and it was a pleasure and honor to work with him."

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