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Trump-loving skinhead group led by GOP official beats up black man at Pennsylvania bar: police

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Not only did members of a white supremacist gang allegedly beat up a black man in a Pittsburgh bar for his race, but their GOP official leader was charged with doing the same thing in 2003.

Local news station KDKA reported that six or seven alleged members of the Keystone United gang beat up a man named Paul Morris outside a Pittsburgh bar earlier in July. The Citizen, a local Pittsburgh gazette, reported that witnesses at the Jackman Inn bar identified the gang members by their style of dress, insignia and skinhead looks.

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Morris told The Citizen that he was at the bar to give a thank-you note to the kitchen manager for making food for his son’s graduation party. He said that after the group made “vulgar comments” to him about his race, a group that consisted of both men and women jumped him and the kitchen manager who rushed to his aid. The group fled when someone said the police had been called — but not before Morris heard one of them identify themselves as “Neo-Nazis” who want to “eradicate” people of color.

The Daily Beast reported that Keystone United founder Steve Smith, an elected official within his county’s Republican Party, was not at the scene of the crime when the alleged members attacked Morris. The founder of the white supremacist gang did, however, plead guilty to “terroristic threats” and “ethnic intimidation” after beating up a black man. He’s currently listed as the group’s “spokesman,” per their website.

Smith only served 60 days in prison for the attack on a black man in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the Beast noted, and remained active with Keystone until 2012, when he “won an uncontested race for a committee seat in his county’s Republican party.” He was re-elected in 2016 and celebrated his victory on the white supremacist Stormfront forum, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported.

Sometimes referred to as the “Keystone State Skinheads,” the Beast reported that Keystone United members “travel en masse” to Donald Trump’s rallies. Along with Smith,

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‘Bulletproof from a pardon’: Fox News analyst says judge in Stone case just made things tough for Trump

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In the wake of Roger Stone's sentencing of 3.5 years in prison this Thursday, Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano posited that U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson's choice to go along with Attorney General Bill Barr's sentencing recommendation could have been an effort to pardon-proof the sentence from President Trump.

"[Jackson's] trying to make this bulletproof from a pardon," Napolitano said. "Because she went along exactly with what [Barr] requested."

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Adam Schiff sends signal that a Roger Stone pardon would be another impeachable offense

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Rep. Adam Schiff suggested that a presidential pardon for Roger Stone would be an impeachable offense.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced the longtime Republican operative to 40 months in prison, saying Stone had lied to Congress and threatened a witness to cover up possible wrongdoing by President Donald Trump -- and Schiff sent a warning against a pardon.

"Roger Stone was found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness," Schiff tweeted.

Schiff, who led the impeachment inquiry and trial, agreed with Jackson -- whose language echoed the lawmaker's "corrupt scheme and cover-up" indictment during the Senate trial.

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WATCH: Roger Stone greeted with ‘Lock Him Up!’ chants after getting sentenced to 40 months

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Trump ally Roger Stone frequently led chants of "Lock her up!" about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign -- but on Thursday, the table decisively turned.

After Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison for charges of perjury, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice, a crowd of people greeted the right-wing dirty trickster by chanting, "Lock him up!" outside the courthouse.

At least one supporter of President Donald Trump tried to get a "pardon" chant going, but they were drowned out by the louder "Lock him up" chants.

Watch the video below.

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