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Eavesdropping white woman threatens to call cops on black woman: ‘We’re going to build this wall’

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A viral video shows a white woman threatening to call police on a black woman she overheard discussing the sale of food stamps — and then using President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan as a racist threat.

The black woman offered to sell some of her SNAP/food stamp benefits to a friend over the phone, and another shopper overheard the conversation and confronted her.

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“You do know this is none of your damn business, right?” the black woman says, as a bystander recorded video.

“Oh, it’s my business,” the white woman says. “Because I pay my taxes.”

“Damn, you ain’t paid for these f*cking food stamps,” the black woman says, her voice rising in agitation.

The white woman backs away, looks nervously at the bystander recording video and mutters Trump’s campaign promise.

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“We’re going to build this wall,” she says. “We’re going to build this wall.”

The black woman asks the white woman why she cares what she’s got in her purse or what she talks about on her phone.

“Why the f*ck you in my business?” the black woman asks.

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The white woman insists she has a right to interfere in the black woman’s personal business, and then initiates a phone call as the video cuts off.

It’s not clear where the encounter took place, or whether the white woman called police.

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Republicans asked for a witness to undermine impeachment — but she wants to call their ‘bluff’

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Since Republicans have no substantive defense of President Donald Trump’s effort to extort political investigations out of the Ukrainian government, their big hope in protecting the White House from the impeachment inquiry relies on kicking up enough dirt and throwing up red herrings to distract voters and keep Republicans united.

As part of this effort, House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) proposed nine witnesses from the GOP side for the forthcoming impeachment hearings, many of whom aren’t relevant to the central questions of the inquiry.

One of those names is likely unknown the vast majority of the American public: Democratic National Committee consultant Alexandra Chalupa. But Politico revealed Tuesday with a new interview that Chalupa is actually willing to testify — and wants to call the Republicans’ “bluff.”

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Nikki Haley’s plan to defend Trump is accidentally backfiring — and cratering her own credibility

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Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has launched an effort to become relevant again as she promotes her new book, and in the process, she’s dashing the hopes of those who believed she could be the reasonable Republican alternative to President Donald Trump. She’s embracing the president and casting herself as one of his brave defenders — but her effort is actually just diminishing them both.

Her big bombshell tease from the new book, “With All Due Respect,” is that former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson — both chosen by Trump — approached her while she was serving as ambassador to “save the country” from the president.

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Impeachment is necessary to ‘deter presidential misconduct’ — even if Republicans let Trump off: Adam Schiff

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On Tuesday, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) sat for an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep. And one of his key messages was that whether President Donald Trump is actually convicted and removed by the Senate is not even the whole point of impeachment — the point is to make an example that will make future presidents hesitate to abuse their power.

"I've always thought that the strongest argument for impeachment was also the strongest argument against it, which is if you don't impeach a president who commits conduct of this kind, what does that say to the next president about what they can do and to the next Congress?" said Schiff. "At the same time, if you do impeach, but the president is acquitted, what does that say to the next president? The next Congress? There's no good or simple answer to those that conundrum."

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