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Racist Texas charter school lunch lady fired after threatening to call ICE on custodial employee

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A Texas charter school employee has been fired after school authorities saw video of her threatening to call immigration authorities on another employee of the school, reports WFAA.

According to the report, the unidentified woman — identified as a school lunch coordinator at Founders Classical Academy grammar school in Lewisville — was filmed telling the female custodial employee, “You should not be here, you should not work here, you should not work at a school. I’ll be calling ICE if you continue working here.”

The video went viral on Twitter on Tuesday after the daughter of the custodian shared it, writing, “So my mom has been working at a school for months now and she finally found a job she loved. My mom came home crying today because she has to quit her job out of fear that this lady is going to call immigration service on her.”

Alerted to the video, the school announced that the woman who confronted the Hispanic employee is no longer working for the school, and her bio has already been scrubbed from the school website.

“We found it as disturbing as anyone else would have,” said school spokesman Billy Rudolph. “[The threats] were unjustified, unwarranted, unethical and enough for us to say that is not what we represent here.”

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Speaking of the woman who was scared off by the now former staffer — and who was contracted to work at the school by an outside company — Rudolph said she was welcome to return to the school.

“I’ve been told by my students and staff that she’s well liked and we hope that she does continue to work here,” he explained, adding the school was deluged with complaints from parents who heard about the confrontation.

The original tweet with the video was taken down by the daughter who explained: “I’m about to delete the post because justice has been served and I don’t want any further drama and neither does my mom but s/o to twitter y’all are all invited to the carne asada [heart emoji].”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez chokes up responding to Trump: ‘Time to move on from his conception of America’

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Monday fired back at President Donald Trump after he told her to "go back" to her country of origin -- even though she was born in the U.S.

"It's unfortunate that he feels the way he feels about people of color," Ocasio-Cortez explained to NBC News. "It's unfortunate the way he feels about immigrants, naturalized citizens or not."

"What I would tell him is that it's time to move on from him," she continued as she seemed to choke up. "And it's time to move on from his conception of an America that we tried to move past for a long time."

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Schumer: If Trump can’t handle a little criticism from Fox News then ‘he doesn’t deserve to be president’

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday suggested that Donald Trump "doesn't deserve to be president" if he can't handle criticism from Fox News.

In a speech on the Senate floor, Schumer noted that Trump recently lashed out at Fox News soon after the conservative network aired World Cup viewers chanting "f*ck Trump."

"I just felt it was important to point President Trump amazingly attacked Fox News in the last few days in a series of Tweets for coverage he viewed as unfavorable to his administration," Schumer said. "This is Fox News, a news outlet that frankly is 90% or more on the president’s side. Their most popular shows seem to just be cheerleaders for President Trump."

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Marine Corps band forced to perform in pouring rain before sparse crowd prior to Trump’s July 4th party

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In a video posted to Twitter several hours before Donald Trump is scheduled to launch his "Salute to America" Fourth of July party, the Marine Corps band was compelled to perform in the pouring rain before a sparse crowd of early attendees and media awaiting the main event.

According to Jim Spellman of CTGN, the sky opened with a deluge of rain that had people running for cover -- only for the military musicians to be paraded out for either a rehearsal or a time-consuming filler until the big show begins.

Earlier in the day, the National Park Service warned that the event could be rained out, with thundershowers moving swiftly into the area.

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