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Trump whines Democrats are ‘not offering much’ for his wall — and admits he’s losing on the issue

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President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at Democrats for not funding his border wall.

During the 2016 campaign, Trump constantly repeated his promise that Mexico would pay for a concrete wall. When Mexico refused, he attempted to get Congress to fund it, eventually lowering his demand to a steel-slat fence.

Trump then set the record for the longest government shutdown in United States history as part of a failed attempt to force Capitol Hill to pay for his fence.

“The Democrats just don’t seem to want border security,” Trump claimed, despite the fact Democrats have repeatedly argued for more effective border security than his proposed wall.

“If you believe news reports, they are not offering much for the wall,” Trump complained.

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Then Trump seemed to make a startling admission.

“They look to be making this a campaign issue,” Trump said, acknowledging the public opinion has been with Democrats on the wall and the government shutdown.

Despite the admission, Trump stubbornly insisted he would keep fighting on the losing political issue.

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“The wall will get built one way or the other,” he claimed.


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‘Bond is dead’: White dudes flip out over casting of a black woman as next Agent 007

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On Monday, the Daily Beast reported that the new 007 -- the special agent in the James Bond series -- will be portrayed by the black actress Lashana Lynch.

The announcement set off predictably racist and sexist reactions.

Perhaps the most prominent right-winger to voice his displeasure was Ben Shapiro, who complained that it didn't make sense for Bond to be a woman because of the character's signature seduction moves.

"Bond is about the guns and the girls," Shapiro said, noting that a woman in a seductive role was not realistic.

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REVEALED: The government just ‘dramatically’ expanded its investigation of Jeffrey Epstein

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Federal investigators have been able to “dramatically expand” their investigation into financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein as prosecutors bring sex trafficking charges against him, Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex Rossmiller said in court on Monday.

The government revealed the expansion of the case at the day’s bail hearing. In searching the defendant’s house, investigators found an old passport with Epstein picture and a fake name that listed Saudi Arabia as the location of his residence, the prosecutor said.

The judge was surprised at this revelation, NBC News reported, asking the attorney, “Say again?”

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Will Hurd becomes first GOP lawmaker to condemn Trump’s ‘racist and xenophobic’ attacks on Dems

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Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) on Monday became the first Republican lawmaker to unequivocally condemn President Donald Trump's racist attacks against four Democratic lawmakers.

When asked by CNN's Christiane Amanpour about Trump's weekend tweets, in which he told Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) to “go back” to their countries despite the fact that all four are American citizens, Hurd did not hold back on repudiating the president's statements.

"Those tweets are racist, and xenophobic," he said. "They’re also inaccurate. The four women he’s referring to are actually citizens of the United States."

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