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‘This is witness intimidation’: Internet gasps after Trump threatens Michael Cohen’s father-in-law in angry tweet

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President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new threat against the father-in-law of his former “fixer” over Twitter.

Reacting to reports that former personal attorney Michael Cohen has told investigators that Trump instructed him to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project, the president angrily wrote that Cohen was “lying to reduce his jail time!”

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Even more ominously, the president added that people should “watch [Cohen’s] father-in-law,” whom the president has in the past insinuated could be prosecuted for assorted crimes.

Trump’s threat against Cohen’s father-in-law drew immediate gasps across the internet — with some reporters calling it a textbook example of witness intimidation.

Check out some of the reactions below.

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WATCH: Hispanic man harassed by white couple for bringing his ‘ghetto’ fruit stand to their community

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A white couple from the community of Canyon Country, California were caught on camera this week harassing a Hispanic man for trying to sell fruit in their area.

Local news station KHTS reports that the couple, who have been identified as Bergie’s Bar And Grill owners Renee McAlonis and Mike Foster, can be seen on the video making disparaging remarks about the Hispanic man and demanding he leave.

"Get it the f*ck out of here," Foster says to the man. "It looks like sh*t!"

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Trump’s commutation of Stone is an admission of guilt: former US Attorney

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Former U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance explained that President Donald Trump's commutation of Roger Stone proves his own guilt.

Writing for USA Today Tuesday, Vance explained that Trump had always hinted about a pardon for Stone, but it wasn't one, it was a commutation, because Stone didn't want to admit guilt for his role in the Russia scandal. Still, his conviction will stand, Vance explained, and Stone can return to the battle for his friend's political career. It might be a win for Stone and Trump but it's terrible for the rule of law, she explained.

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California man charged with running over Black dad after son calls for help in racist attack

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A California man was arrested after running over a Black father during a racist attack in a hotel parking lot.

Dennis Aaron Wyman allegedly hurled racial slurs against a small group of Black young adults late June 29 at the Staybridge Suites in Torrance, and one 23-year-old called his father -- who was working as an armed security guard nearby -- as tensions grew during the encounter, reported the Daily Breeze.

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