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Racist man escapes hate crime charges because victim is so injured he can’t remember the vicious attack

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A Washington man has been offered a plea deal that spares him hate crimes charges in a racist attack on a black man because his victim can’t remember the attack, reports KOMO News.

Julian Tuimauga has admitted to beating DaShawn Horne with a baseball bat outside his home in Auburn, Washington.

Horne had a relationship with Tuimauga’s sister, prompting him to attack while using, “racially charged words and threats.”

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Horne doesn’t remember the attack, and has not been told about it or seen video. The plea deal spares him having to testify.

“He hasn’t seen the video of the attack, not sure when I will let him know what happened,” said his mother. “He is starting to ask questions.”

Tuimauga pleaded guilty to 1st degree assault and will serve at least five years in prison for that, and will also serve at least two more years on a “deadly weapon enhancement.”

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Ukraine blows up key Trump defense: Top officials knew of military aid freeze before it became public

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Top Ukrainian officials were alerted in early August that $391 million in U.S. military aid had been frozen as President Donald Trump sought to pressure the country to investigate Joe Biden.

That undercuts the president's latest defense arguing that the foreign ally couldn't have felt pressured because Ukraine was not yet aware that the aid had been frozen, reported the New York Times.

Former Ukraine ambassador Bill Taylor told Congress on Tuesday that the freeze was directly related to Trump's demand for an announcement that Biden was under investigation.

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Trump attorney shocks judge by claiming president could shoot somebody on 5th Avenue: ‘Nothing could be done’

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William Consovoy, an attorney for President Donald Trump, argued in court on Wednesday that President Donald Trump is immune from prosecution if he literally shoots someone on Fifth Avenue.

In a hearing before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan, Consovoy took the position that Trump is immune from a subpoena for his financial records, which are being investigated by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.

At one point, Judge Denny Chin asked Consovoy about what he called the "Fifth Avenue example," referring to a Trump claim that he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and get away with it.

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‘Not a pretty picture’: Second-ranking GOP senator inches closer to impeachment after Bill Taylor testimony

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The second-ranking Republican senator sounded an alarm over testimony by the former Ukraine ambassador.

GOP Whip John Thune (R-SD) reacted to testimony Tuesday by veteran diplomat Bill Taylor, who told lawmakers that President Donald Trump directed efforts to pressure Ukraine to announce an investigation of Joe Biden in exchange for congressionally approved military aid.

"The picture coming out based on the reporting we’ve seen is not a good one," Thune told reporters Wednesday, "but I would say until we have a process that allows to see this with full transparency it’s pretty hard to come to hard and fast conclusions."

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