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MSNBC panel spirals into chaos after RNC’s McEnany accuses Jewish reporter of condoning anti-semitism

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The national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee crashed and burned on MSNBC on Saturday as she attempted to excuse away President Donald Trump’s pattern of racism.

McEnany demanded the resignation of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, who on Friday admitted to wearing a racist costume, but attempted to walk back his admission on Saturday.

“It’s time for him to resign,” McEnany said.

“Kayleigh, as I think about what you said rather vigorously that he should resign, I’m curious if there is a double standard at all when it comes to Republicans and this regarding Congressman Steve King,” host Alex Witt wondered. “He’s got a plethora of past racist remarks here. Was he given a pass?”

“Should he be given a pass?” Witt asked. “Should his resignation be caused for?”

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“Absolutely not,” McEnany argued. “He wasn’t given a pass, he was stripped of his committee assignments and roundly condemned immediately by everyone in the Republican Party.”

In reality, King was only condemned for his most recent comments on white nationalism, but the Republican Party had enabled his racism for years.

McEnany then tried to distract from King by attacking Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

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“If we want to talk about double standards, I fail to have even heard a single condemnation of Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, whose chief fund-raiser runs a page where they called Jews satanic, where they question the deaths in the Holocaust. Where is the condemnation?” she asked.

“Nice try, Kayleigh,” interjected Daily Beast columnist Jonathan Alter.

“Anti-semitism is okay?” she asked. “Anti-semitism is okay?”

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“Kayleigh, I’m Jewish,” Alter noted. “I’m not down with her statement.”

At that point, McEnany attempted to deny that Trump is racist.

“He hasn’t been racist,” she claimed. “That’s ridiculous.”

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“President Trump has engaged in racist rhetoric against Muslims, Mexicans, African-Americans — and by not condemning what happened in Charlottesville, Jews,” Alter noted.

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Cop says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot following Trump’s racist targeting of The Squad

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Following racist attacks on members of The Squad by President Donald Trump and his supporters, a police officer in Louisiana reportedly said that one of the congresswomen of color should be shot.

Trump has been lashing out at the four first-term congresswomen, who include Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

"A Gretna police officer posted a comment on his Facebook page this past week calling U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a 'vile idiot' who 'needs a round, and I don't mean the kind she used to serve,'" NOLA reported Saturday.

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Internet piles on ABC reporter for lavishing praise on Trump for allowing press to ask questions

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ABC News reporter Kyra Phillips on Saturday heaped praise on President Donald Trump for his treatment of the press.

Despite the White House no longer holding daily press briefings, Phillips praised the "access" she receives from the administration.

"No matter what your politics are, I have to say that I appreciate the access ?Trump? gives us on a regular basis and the ability to ask any question," she said.

She tagged Stephanie Grisham in her tweet, who is Trump's latest press secretary. She also tagged her husband, John Roberts, who does not work in the White House, but works for Fox News.

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The real problem wasn’t the racism — it was the Trump taking ‘the Lord’s name in vain’ twice: supporter

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President Donald Trump was widely condemned after supporters at a campaign rally in West Virginia turned his racist "go back" message into a "Send Her Back" chant against one of a woman of color in Congress.

One Trump supporter in West Virginia also criticized the speech, but not for the racist targeting of Rep. Ilhan Omar.

State Senator Paul Hardesty, a Democrat, wrote to the White House to complain about Trump's use of the word "goddamn."

The letter was republished by the Montgomery-Herald.

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