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Former GOP candidate’s husband accused of spitting in eye of ex-volunteer who flipped to support opponent

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The husband of former Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward (R) has been accused of spitting on a former campaign volunteer after he became a supporter of opponent Martha McSally (R).

On Nov 6, police in Paradise Valley were called to the Arizona Republican Party’s election-night gala, where 29-year-old Scott Robert Johnston claimed that he was spit on by Michael Ward, The Arizona Republic reported. Police took statements from both men and an unidentified witness.

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Johnston told the paper that he was wearing a McSally shirt when he was approached by Michael Ward.

“Mike Ward came up to me after a friend of mine had gone up to say hello to him,” he recalled. “(Ward) started yelling profanities because we were supporting McSally. It was at that point that he said, ‘We unfriended you on Facebook because you were supporting McSally. You have no idea what Kelli has done to help McSally,’ and some other expletives. It was then that he spit in my eye.”

In his statement to police, Michael Ward denied touching or spitting on Johnston.

The report comes amid Kelli Ward’s bid to become the chairwoman of the Arizona Republican Party.

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Arizona Republican Party Executive Director Kyle Pierce slammed the former candidate over the incident.

“It is extremely disappointing to learn about the assault that occurred at the election night watch party hosted by the Arizona Republican Party,” Pierce insisted. “On a night meant to celebrate with our dedicated volunteers who had united behind our Republican candidates, the Wards decided to settle political scores. Her recent calls for unity ring hollow given the attacks on those who unified behind our Republican nominee.”

It was not immediately clear if Paradise Valley police had closed the case.

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Drunken racist survives crazed attack on cops who woke him up in parking lot and called his dad

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A Louisiana man survived an encounter with police, despite violently attacking them, issuing a death threat and hurling racist slurs.

Officers found Jonas Reese Crystal sleeping in a parking lot about 1:30 a.m. Sunday outside an apartment building in Prairieville, and police asked if anyone could take him home, reported The Advocate.

The 25-year-old Crystal gave police several fake names and was "very resistive," officers said, and he was handcuffed and placed into a police vehicle.

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Reporter brutally shames Trump for tweeting about ‘Dancing with the Stars’ while she’s forced to flee Syria

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Lindsey Hilsum, an international editor for the United Kingdom's Channel 4 News, shamed President Donald Trump on Monday for tweeting about Sean Spicer's appearance on "Dancing with the Stars" even as a humanitarian crisis of his own making is exploding in northern Syria.

After the president encouraged his supporters to vote for his former White House press secretary on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," Hilsum sent out a tweet pointing to the grave situation on the ground in Syria that occurred after the president gave Turkey a green light to launch military operations in the area.

"Sorry I can’t," she wrote, referring of the president's request to vote for Spicer. "Too busy fleeing Rojava, leaving Kurdish friends to the mercy of Assad and the military assault started when you told Erdogan you wanted out of 'endless wars.'"

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House Intel member reveals witnesses say the same thing: The Ukraine call is ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

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Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said on Monday that witnesses have been telling House investigators that President Donald Trump's call to the Ukraine's president is just "the tip of the iceberg."

Raskin made the remarks as he was on his way to a closed-door hearing with Fiona Hill, the president's former top Russia adviser.

“Essentially everybody is telling us the same thing, which is that the phone call was just the tip of the iceberg on July 25th," Raskin said.

I asked @RepRaskin, before he walked in to Fiona Hill deposition, about the accounts they’ve been hearing from aides behind closed doors on Ukraine: “Essentially everybody is telling us the same thing, which is that the phone call was just the tip of the iceberg on July 25th.”

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