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BUSTED: Documents indicate Trump’s acting AG misled investigators about his work at sketchy patent firm

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Newly released documents indicate that acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker misled investigators at the Federal Trade Commission last year when they questioned him about his work at World Patent Marketing, a shady firm that was shut down by a federal court after its former customers accused it of being a scam.

According to Bloomberg, Whitaker told FTC investigators that he “never emailed or wrote to consumers” on behalf of World Patent Marketing while he served as a member of the company’s advisory board.

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However, it has been revealed that Whitaker in 2015 wrote a threatening letter to a disgruntled customer who had threatened to report the firm to the Better Business Bureau.

“I am assuming you understand there could be serious civil and criminal consequences for you if that is in fact what you and your ‘group’ are doing,” Whitaker wrote to the customer.

Additionally, Bloomberg says that the newly released documents showed that FTC investigators were absolutely stunned when Whitaker rose through the Trump administration to become former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff.

“You’re not going to believe this,” wrote FTC investigator James Evans to a colleague at the time. “Matt Whitaker is now chief of staff to the Attorney General. Of the United States.”

Read the whole report here.

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REVEALED: Kayleigh McEnany called Biden a ‘man of the people’ who connects better with the ‘middle class’ than Trump

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany is a loyal mouthpiece for President Donald Trump, both in presidential policy and against his political opponents in the election campaign. She has echoed Trump's attacks on Joe Biden, calling him a "radical socialist" and using monikers like "Sleepy."

But on Monday, CNN unearthed audio of McEnany from 2015 during an interview on New York AM970, in which she offered a very different view.

"I think the Republicans run into a problem if it is Joe Biden and if it is maybe a Trump on the other side," said McEnany. "Because Joe Biden, one of the things he is remarkable at is really kind of being a man of the people and resonating with middle class voters. Feeling like — coming off as human. His gaffes — as much as we make fun of them — to a certain extent they make him look human. So not, since he's likable."

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Trump whines that he shouldn’t be blamed for ‘Lock Her Up!’ chants — as his supporters chant it

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President Donald J. Trump refuted responsibility for his rally cries of "lock her up" during a campaign stop in Martinsburg, Penn. Monday.

"Lock her up," the crowds chanted. To which Trump replied, "Now [the chants] are happening with [Joe] Biden because that's a crime family, frankly. But every time that happens, when they say, 'lock her up,' they always blame me and I have nothing to do with it."

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After the crowd chants "lock her up!" for Hillary Clinton, Trump says "now [the chants] are happening with Biden because that's a crime family, frankly. But every time that happens, when they say 'lock her up,' they always blame me & I have nothing to do with it." pic.twitter.com/SjKrfadJIv

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‘Segregated South type behavior’: Americans are furious at ‘scared’ Texas’s Gov. Abbott deploying Guard troops to the polls

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced that he is deploying troops to the polls in the state, something that a president can't even do because it can suppress the vote.

“The Texas Army National Guard said Monday it had been ordered to dispatch 1,000 troops to five major cities around the state in conjunction with the Nov. 3 election,” San Antonio Express-News reported on Monday.

It sent people into flames of rage claiming that it was an example of a Republican governor behaving like a segregationist from the 1950s.

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