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Florida GOP candidate Ron DeSantis spoke to ‘racially charged’ extremist meetings: report

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Florida Republican Ron DeSantis has been under fire since the morning after he won the state’s GOP primary and declared that voters should support him over his “articulate” black opponent who would “monkey up” the state.

Now, the Washington Post is reporting that DeSantis also spoke at “racially charged” events organized by extremist David Horowitz, who has been called an Islamaphobe and who has been thrown off Twitter and had his ability to receive donations blocked by Visa and Mastercard.

Horowitz has made controversial statements such as tweeting that American blacks owe their freedom to whites.

“Black Africans enslaved black Africans. America freed them sacrificing 350k mainly white Union lives. American blacks are richer, more privileged, freer than blacks anywhere in the world, including all black run countries,” he wrote.

The Trump-loving DeSantis has attended several of Horowitz’s “Restoration Weekend conferences” attended by people like Stephen K. Bannon, Milo Yiannopoulos, Sebastian Gorka, James O’Keefe, Ben Shapiro and Geert Wilders.

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At one, DeSantis described himself as an “admirer” of Horowitz.

Speaking to the Post, Horowitz attempted to distance himself from DeSantis.

“You can’t pin me on DeSantis. He’s not like me,” he said.

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Trump’s team blowing off racist furor because they know the GOP is afraid to do anything about it: report

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According to a report at the Daily Beast, officials running Donald Trump's re-election campaign are keeping their heads down and plowing ahead with their work as the country is consumed with the president's burst of racist comments because they believe it will blow over.

The reason? Because Republicans will refuse to condemn the president -- which is being borne out in real-time -- and it's just another day at the office where the president wildly tweets outrageous comments that are superseded by new comments that consume the public's attention.

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Melania’s ‘shameful’ complicity in Trump’s agenda slammed by women activists from her home country

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Melania Trump has been known for very little in her own right. Aside from her widely-panned "Be Best" anti-cyberbullying initiative, she is mostly notable only as a staunch defender of Trump's agenda and behavior, backing him up on everything from Birtherism to abuse of migrant children.

It's a major disappointment to women's activists in her native country of Slovenia, reports The Daily Beast. Several of them were hoping that Melania would be a strong voice on the world stage in her own right, and are frustrated that she has acted as nothing more than a mouthpiece for the president.

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GOP strategist delivers devastating analysis of Trump’s ‘Make America White Again’ agenda on CNN

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Republican strategist Tara Setmayer on Tuesday delivered a brutal analysis of President Donald Trump's strategy to win reelection, which she dubbed "Make America White Again."

During a panel discussion on Trump ramping up his racist attacks on four Democratic women of color, Setmayer argued that appealing solely to angry white voters was the only hope he had of winning in 2020.

"It's 'Make America White Again,' according to the president of the United States, because everyone in the country is not welcome," she said. "If you have a difference of opinion, you're not welcome."

She then went on to document all the ways Trump is uniquely unfit to judge who does and does not belong in the United States.

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