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Portland bakery fires employees who denied service to a black woman after just helping white customers

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A Portland Oregon bakery fired two employees after a black woman claimed she was racially discriminated against.

Lillian Green, a local activist, posted a video to Facebook showing two employees at Back to Eden Bakery denying her service because the store was closed.

Green, entered the establishment six minutes after it’s closing time. A “closed” sign was on the door, however the door wasn’t locked. Green said several white customers were still in the establishment, and two minutes prior they accepted an order from a white customer.

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Bakery co-owner John Blomgren detailed in a long Facebook post that “sometimes impact outweighs intent,” but doesn’t believe his former employees are “racist.”

Blomgren also apologized to Green for his former employees actions.

“Lillian, we are so incredibly sorry for the treatment you received from someone on our staff,” Green said in a statement. “What you experienced in our shop is absolutely egregious and we are already taking all of the necessary steps to deal with this appropriately. First and foremost, we have let the two staff members go immediately as there will never be room in our organization for anyone who is inclined to give such poor customer service.”

After the incident, Green went home and recorded indepth what happened and how she felt.  Watch below:

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Democrats declare there’s enough evidence for a vote on impeaching Donald Trump: report

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On Thursday, according to CNN House Democrats are announcing that they have enough evidence to move forward with the final vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Breaking: Dems say enough evidence to move forward on impeachment. Vote likely by mid-December. They will not wait for courts to force additional witnesses - @Phil_Mattingly reporting.

— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) November 21, 2019

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Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani accuses Mike Pompeo’s State Department of obstruction of justice

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Keeping track of the Republican defenses of President Donald Trump got a little more difficult on Thursday when his private attorney appeared to throw his Secretary of State under the bus.

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GOP leader McCarthy swats aside Fiona Hill’s national security testimony debunking his Ukraine conspiracy theory

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On Thursday, during one of the final scheduled impeachment hearings this week, National Security Council official Fiona Hill demolished President Donald Trump's conspiracy theory that Ukraine, rather than Russia, meddled in the 2016 election, calling it a "fictional narrative" and noting that it originated with the Kremlin itself.

But in conversation with reporters, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) flatly disbelieved Hill's testimony, and insisted he still held onto the theory.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told me that he was not going to lose any GOP votes during impeachment.

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