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‘So many lies’: Internet unleashes on DHS Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen’s ‘propaganda’ claim there’s no policy on separating children

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said at the White House press briefing Monday that there is no policy that mandates children be ripped from the arms of their parents. The claim, and her press briefing in general, sent the internet into a rage at what they called lies.

The laws about those undocumented immigrants crossing the border aren’t new, but the White House’s “no tolerance” policy has resulted in the crisis. Nielsen claimed that families were separated under previous administrations, which is factually inaccurate, according to CBS News reporter Rebecca Kaplan. In a tweet, she cited a court case in which President Barack Obama’s DHS secretary “came under fire” for keeping families together.

Here’s how the internet unleashed hellfire on Nielson:

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Hope Hicks denied under oath knowing about Trump’s hush-money payments to Stormy Daniels

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Former White House communications director Hope Hicks on Wednesday denied under oath knowing anything about the hush-money scheme set up by former Trump "fixer" Michael Cohen to pay off President Donald Trump's former mistresses.

"Hicks told lawmakers today that she did not have knowledge during 2016 campaign of hush-money payments made in run-up to election," reports CNN's Manu Raju. "Also she wouldn’t discuss what she learned about those payments during her time at White House because of immunity claims."

Hicks told lawmakers today that she did not have knowledge during 2016 campaign of hush-money payments made in run-up to election, per sources. Also she wouldn’t discuss what she learned about those payments during her time at WH bc of immunity claims https://t.co/GZWqzCzpGX

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Trump’s 2020 campaign strategy is familiar: Troll the libs!

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Late on Tuesday, I got an email from an unusual source. A reporter for the conservative publication the Washington Examiner asked if I'd be interested in sharing thoughts on Joe Biden's history of joking "about 'locking up your daughters'" and on "Biden's view of women and gender relations." This was in light of my previous criticisms of Biden's apparent condescension towards girls and women, and his pockmarked history on gender relations in general.

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Cory Booker rips Biden for praising racist senators: ‘You don’t joke about calling black men boys’

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) blasted Joe Biden for praising two segregationist senators he'd served with as a lawmaker.

The former vice president and current Democratic presidential frontrunner reminisced about his relationship with Mississippi Democrat James Eastland and Georgia Democrat Herman Talmadge, two notoriously racist senators during the Civil Rights era, reported The Hill.

“At least there was some civility, we got things done," Biden said, recalling that Eastland had never called him "boy." "We didn't agree on much of anything. We got things done, we got it finished."

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