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Trump backtracks blaming Dems for possible shutdown — after saying ‘I am proud to shut down the government’

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President Donald Trump broke another promise in a quick video produced for Twitter Thursday.

“Democrats are absolute hypocrites,” Trump begins, being hypocritical himself.

He said that the Democrats have always been supportive of “walls and fences” on the US-Mexico border but now when he wants to build a wall they refuse. It’s factually inaccurate, no one has ever proposed building a 2,000-mile long wall on the border.

Indeed, Democrats and Republicans have spent billions in funding to build and repair the existing border fence. Since that fence already exists, many are against the idea of spending $5 billion more to build a wall.

“If we don’t get what we want…I will shut down the government,” Trump told Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi in an oval office meeting Wednesday. “I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck, because the people of this country don’t want criminals and people that have lots of problems and drugs pouring into our country.”

It’s unclear if Trump realized he’d made a huge mistake and was backtracking or if he even recalls the promise of accountability in the Oval Office meeting. The broken promise comes amid Trump’s new reelection campaign slogan: “Promises Made, Promises Kept.”

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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quiet’

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Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.

Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.

Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.

He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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