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Jemele Hill has no regrets about calling Trump a white supremacist: ‘I thought I was saying water is wet’

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In September, sports journalist Jemele Hill parted ways with ESPN, her employer for over a decade. Hill had stirred up controversy in the company after making a series of anti-Trump statements, drawing criticism that she was politicizing the sports channel.

Hill got in trouble when she called Donald Trump a white supremacist on Twitter last year. In a podcast called “South Beach Sessions,” Hill says she doesn’t regret her statement, which seemed obvious to her at the time and she still sticks by it.

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“I thought I was saying water is wet,” Hill said. “I didn’t even think it was controversial.”

She explained further that Trump’s white supremacism had seemed like old news to her by the time she called him that on Twitter.

“I was in the middle of a Twitter conversation, I was replying to somebody. If I was really trying to make a bold statement, I would have added the damn president. I didn’t, I was just talking casually with somebody,” she said. “It wasn’t even original. That’s what is so crazy. I got famous for saying something that wasn’t original. It wasn’t new. It was not breaking news. I thought we all decided this after Charlottesville.”

She said she was willing to accept the consequences of her words.

“I knew almost immediately that, if I did face some kind of permanent discipline, if I did lose my job, if I was immediately suspended, I was OK with it,” she said.

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Trump ‘will not implement those policies’ he promises: Ex-Homeland Security official tells evangelical voters

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Former Homeland Security official Elizabeth Neumann notoriously resigned from her position after she witnessed political decisions being made about the COVID-19 pandemic over scientific ones.

After the announcement that former official Miles Taylor was the "Anonymous" author behind the New York Times op-ed and the book attacking President Donald Trump, Neumann said she wasn't aware that "Anonymous" was Taylor. However, she said that the one thing they both have in common is their mutual focus on "the truth" that she said the American people deserve to know.

Like Taylor, Neumann explained that the "adults" in the White House are largely gone and that there are few left willing to stand up to Trump.

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WATCH: Author explains why Trump is betraying his position and the oath of office

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During a segment of MSNBC's Deadline White House with Nicolle Wallace Wednesday, visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace and author David Rothkopf called President Donald J. Trump a "traitor."

"Well, the thesis is that, you know, Donald Trump is a lot of things. H

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Ted Cruz scrambles to atone for saying nice things about Joe Biden

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Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was ranting and raving like a wild man today, which is most certainly not news. But the backstory is hilarious.

Cruz was inconsolable Wednesday about Twitter’s decision to apply its policies against the spread of hacked materials to New York Post reporting that was based on hacked materials. At issue was the Post’s earnest attempt to invent an October surprise with the “bombshell” that Hunter Biden and the Biden family are responsible for all of the world’s corruption and pedophilia for the past 30 years. Or something of the sort.

While the Post stories might be traceable to reliable sources in the Kremlin, normal people in the media--including some at Fox News--have not been able to confirm the authenticity of whatever might or might not exist on a personal laptop left in a repair shop. As if it all weren’t sleazy enough, the obvious instigator was Rudy Guiliani, who had apparently picked up some information while running a political errand to Ukraine.

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