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Laura Ingraham’s own brother is telling the world that she’s ‘a monster’

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Fox News host Laura Ingraham is used to being criticized on social media — but now she’s even being slammed by her own brother.

The Daily Beast reports that Curtis Ingraham, a teacher from California and the brother to the famous right-wing Fox host, has been trashing his sister on Twitter in recent weeks over her support for President Donald Trump.

“I think she’s a monster,” Ingraham told the Daily Beast in an exclusive interview.

Among other things, Ingraham ripped his sister when she mocked Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg for getting rejected by colleges.

“Once again, I am in full support of David Hogg,” he wrote this past June. “My sister’s recent comments likening child detention centers to summer camps is beyond disturbing. Where is her humanity?”

Ingraham has also claimed that he first noticed his sister’s penchant for racism during her early college years.

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“My sister’s racist comments date back to her freshman days at Dartmouth when she would mock her black roommate by speaking jive with her friends,” he wrote earlier this month. “Shameful!”

Ingraham also claimed on Twitter that his sister learned to hate minorities from their father, whom he described as “an abusive, alcoholic father” and “a Nazi sympathizer.”

“My siblings and I are shocked and saddened to learn of these false and hurtful online postings. Although we’ve been estranged from him for many years, we love our brother and miss him very much,” Laura Ingraham said in a statement.

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Conservative columnist tells Trump make good on his threats with Iran or ‘shut up’

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President Donald Trump appeared to back down last week when it came to an attack on Iran after an oil tanker was allegedly fired upon and the country shot down a U.S. drone during surveillance.

Republicans and even Trump himself has mocked former President Barack Obama for drawing a "red line" for Syria but being unwilling to act further. In Obama's case, the president saw the country cross the red line and asked Congress to give him a declaration of war. Republicans refused at the time.

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Social network for knitting banned Trump talk and white supremacists — making other sites look cowardly

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Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers, the website says. It is, however, no longer a place where commentary about President Donald Trump is welcome. While other websites struggle to navigate fake accounts, Russian bots and troll accounts, Ravelry simply drew a line.

"We are banning support of Donald Trump and his administration on Ravelry," the social media site posted Sunday.

"This includes support in the form of forum posts, projects, patterns, profiles, and all other content," the post continued. "Note that your project data will never be deleted. We will never delete your Ravelry project data for any reason and if a project needs to be removed from the site, we will make sure that you have access to your data. If you are permanently banned from Ravelry, you will still be able to access any patterns that you purchased. Also, we will make sure that you receive a copy of your data."

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If Trump wants to go after Iran he’ll need allies — but he doesn’t have many left

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President Donald Trump's style of politics and "deals" has been more about fighting, creating animosity or publicly attacking international partners. Now that there is a conflict with Iran, Trump is short on allies who can join forces.

In a Politico piece, reporter Anita Kumar harkened back to Trump's tired phrase "America First," noting that now it has become synonymous with "America alone."

After violating the Iran nuclear treaty, things have gotten worse in the relations between the two countries. Meanwhile, Trump cozying up to Kim Jong Un has only resulted in a short pause of weapons tests before beginning again. Trump is in a trade war with China, and the two have reached an impasse in the negotiations. Most of Europe can't stand Trump.

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