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The View’s Meghan McCain gets cut off mid-tantrum: ‘If you’re going to throw a hissy fit we can’t continue’

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“The View” co-hosts Joy Behar and Meghan McCain argued over Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s entry into the 2020 presidential race.

The pair clashed right off the bat, as Behar introduced the segment on Klobuchar announcing her candidacy during a snowstorm in her home state of Minnesota, which President Donald Trump used as an excuse to question climate change.

“Can I finish?” Behar said, after McCain muttered her disapproval at focusing on Trump’s tweets.

Behar then noted Klobuchar’s response, which included a shot at Trump’s combover hairstyle.

“This whole thing is so stupid,” McCain complained.

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Co-hosts Abby Huntsman and Sunny Hostin disagreed whether Klobuchar should have engaged in a personal attack on the president, with the conservative Huntsman saying it represented “bullying” and a “slide to the bottom,” and McCain barged into the conversation.

“Can I speak now, permission to speak now on Amy Klobuchar, we’re all good?” McCain said, adding that she had two points to make before interrupting herself. “Nope, by all means, keep going, Joy.”

Behar looked baffled, and then scolded her colleague.

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“If you’re going to have a hissy fit, we can’t continue,” Behar said, and then introduced the next topic. “Let’s go to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, she had another awkward moment on the campaign trail when she was caught yanking her grandson into a photo op. Look at that. Now, you want to talk about that? Anybody?”


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Black Georgia lawmaker accuses white man of demanding she ‘go back where she came from’ in supermarket diatribe

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On Friday evening, Erica Thomas, and African-American Democratic lawmaker in the Georgia House of Representatives, was shopping at a Publix supermarket in Mableton when a white customer came up to her and shouted at her, telling her to "go back where you came from" — words echoing President Donald Trump's recent racist attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color.

Thomas' crime? She had too many items for the express checkout line.

Today I was verbally assaulted in the grocery store by a white man who told me I was a lazy SOB and to go back to where I came from bc I had to many items in the express lane. My husband wasn’t there to defend me because he is on Active Duty serving the country I came from USA!

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Trump offers to guarantee bail for rapper A$AP Rocky

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US President Donald Trump offered Saturday to guarantee the bail of rapper ASAP Rocky, detained in Sweden on suspicion of assault following a street brawl.

Trump tweeted that he had spoken with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, who he said gave assurances that the singer would be treated fairly.

"Likewise, I assured him that A$AP was not a flight risk and offered to personally vouch for his bail, or an alternative," Trump wrote.

There is no system of bail in Sweden.

Trump said he and Lofven had agreed to speak again over the next 48 hours.

Fans, fellow artists and US Congress members have campaigned for the 30-year-old artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, to be freed since his arrest on July 3 following the fight on June 30.

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The best Civil War movie ever made finally gets its due

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On Sunday and on July 24, Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events are presenting big-screen showings in theaters nationwide of “Glory,” in honor of the 30-year anniversary of its release. The greatest movie ever made about the American Civil War, “Glory” was the first and, with the exception of Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” the only film that eschewed romanticism to reveal what the war was really about.

The story is told through the eyes of one of the first regiments of African American soldiers. Almost from the time the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, S.C., the issue of black soldiers in the Union army was hotly debated. On Jan. 1, 1863, as the country faced the third year of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, rapidly accelerating the process of putting black men into federal blue.

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