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Samantha Bee wants ICE to ‘shut the f*ck down’ and go work for ‘racist lawyer bro’ Aaron Schlossberg instead

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The problem with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to late-night comedian Samantha Bee, is that it exists.

During Wednesday’s “Full Frontal,” the host explained that ICE was started after Sept. 11, 2001 to “round up Muslims.” Instead, ICE is doing its part to now round up Latinos, who are, in some cases, citizens. According to statistics, in fact, two-thirds of those captured by ICE are citizens.

“The agency, whose job application is just a single question asking if the real hero of ‘Schindler’s List’ was the girl shouting ‘Goodbye Jews.’ If that criticism of ICE makes you sad, here’s a proposal,” Bee began. “Let’s shut it the f*ck down. I’m serious. It’s awful. And we don’t actually need it. You know, I’m a liberal. I don’t usually advocate for smaller government but in this case, as I say to my barista every morning, there should be one less ICE.”

Prior to ICE, Bee explained that the U.S. didn’t have an agency “dedicated to deporting people who pose no threat to us.” In fact, Republicans were once advocates of immigrants coming into the country. They paid taxes, they added to things like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without using any of it, and “until the current wave of wall-humpers came to power,” everyone was trying to figure out an amnesty plan.

Bee played a clip of former President Ronald Reagan, who said that he “believes in the idea of amnesty.” She then noted that if Trump heard Reagan say those words, his fear is it was a ghost who gave 3 million undocumented immigrants the power to vote for Hillary Clinton and screw him over on the popular vote.

Since they put immigration under the Department of Homeland Security, it signaled that immigrants were now a threat and ICE has taken that seriously. She reminded that ICE isn’t border control either, they work on the interior portion of the country and get rid of immigrants living in society already.

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“Our current immigration policy is an early 2000’s relic that’s outdated, a law enforcement Adrien Brody, if you will,” she said. “And like Adrien Brody, it must be eliminated. Abolishing ICE shouldn’t be controversial in spite of what Fox News would have you believe, it doesn’t mean we let criminals — immigrants who commit crimes go free. We already have mechanisms in place to prosecute them in something called the law.”

Instead, what we have now ultimately ends up “tearing happy families apart,” Bee explained. “And it makes assh*les like this think they’re being good citizens.”

She then showed the clip of disgraced lawyer Aaron “I’m not a racist” Schlossberg, who became known as “racist lawyer bro” after a video of him threatening to call ICE on Spanish-speaking workers went viral.

“If former ICE agents need a new job, may I suggest the law office of Aaron Schlossberg. I think there may be a vacancy,” she closed.

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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quit’

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Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.

Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.

Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.

He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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