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‘Maybe he should pay them’: Trump roasted for using border patrol agents as props during shutdown

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Donald Trump on the US-Mexico Border

President Donald Trump met with border patrol agents in McAllen, Texas. The city bragged that it was one of the safest in the country and most of the crime there is related to local crime, not immigrants killing people.

McAllen doesn’t have a border wall, steel or otherwise, instead, they have a series of fences along the town and some gaps where the fence is not. Some are large towering fences and others are shorter with razor-wire.

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The internet had a hard time navigating what has happened to Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) face and they certainly weren’t pleased with government workers being used political puppets to supplement Trump’s shutdown crusade.

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The border patrol agents with Trump are not currently being paid to do their jobs, and the president did little to convince them the shutdown would end.

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Meanwhile, in Washington, former lawyer Michael Cohen said he would testify in an open session of Congress.

Reporters also found that Trump’s own campaign website still says the president will have Mexico pay for the wall. Specifically, Trump’s site said Mexico would give a one-time payment of $5-10 billion.

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Buttigieg blasts Trump ally: ‘I’m not going to be lectured on family values from the likes of Rush Limbaugh’

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg responded to two top Trump allies’ anti-gay hate this week by proudly defending his husband and his marriage.

“I’m not going to be lectured on family values from the likes of Rush Limbaugh or anybody who supports Donald J. Trump as the moral as well as the political leader of the United States,” the former South Bend, Indiana mayor told Fox News Sunday, after laughing them off.

“I am in a faithful, loving, committed marriage. I’m proud of my marriage. And I’m proud of my husband,” Buttigieg declared. “America has moved on and we should have a politics of belonging, that welcomes everybody – that’s what the American people are for.”

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C-SPAN caller scorched by Muslim comedian for ignoring Jesus after she rants ‘gays are abomination to God’

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Comedian Dean Obeidallah, who is Muslim, told a C-SPAN caller that Republicans are not following the teachings of Jesus Christ even though they may oppose abortion and other policies advocated by evangelicals.

"I am independent," Pam, who called from Arkansas, told Obeidallah. "I vote according to my conscience of who would Jesus vote for if he were here on Earth. And he would not vote a group of people who believe in murdering children in the womb, on gays, which is an abomination to God, on false gods from other countries."

Obeidallah replied with a lesson on the Christian savior.

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Conservative drops mic on complicit press trying to maintain access to Trump: ‘He’s a raving lunatic … tell it like it is’

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Appearing on MSNBC's "AM Joy" conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin excoriated members of the press who -- in the pursuit of appearing "objective" -- refuse to "tell it like it is" when reporting on President Donald Trump.

Speaking with host Joy Reid, Rubin -- one of the president's more avid critics -- got right to the point.

"I think there are two things, "Rubin began. "One, I think that this notion of objectivity of balance has been so inculcated into the media that they now don't call it like they see it at all because they are walking on eggshells."

"When the president had that out of control press conference if you could call it that, when he was rambling on and on, they were so restrained, they described it as a celebration," she continued. "No, he was a raving lunatic. You need to use the words, the verbs and correct description so you give the public a feel of how dangerous this guy is. That is not being biased -- that is being accurate and revealing the danger this guy poses."

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