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GOP voters spout racist conspiracies after Trump-loving candidate loses: ‘They’re coming — they have names like Vasquez’

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A group of Republican voters in Pennsylvania spouted off bigoted conspiracy theories to the New York Times shortly after one of their Trump-loving candidates lost an election to a Democrat this week.

On Tuesday this week, Republican candidate Frank Scavo III lost his race for the Pennsylvania state legislature to Democrat Bridget Malloy Kosierowski by a margin of roughly 25 percentage points.

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In the wake of Scavo’s defeat, some of his supporters lamented to the New York Times that they were losing control of their country to immigrants being represented by Democrats.

“We’re a big country, but we’re being swallowed by people coming in,” said local Scavo supporter Thomas Bremer.

Scavo supporter Carol Huddy, meanwhile, told the Times that she was fearful of Latin American immigrants coming to Pennsylvania despite the fact that it is thousands of miles away from the southern border with Mexico.

“We may be far away from the border, but they’re here and they’re coming here,” she said. “They have names like Vasquez and Hernandez.”

Some supporters of Scavo blamed his defeat on the fact that he apologized for posting “Pizzagate” conspiracy theories on Facebook that alleged Hillary Clinton was running a pedophilia ring from inside a pizza parlor outside of Washington, D.C.

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“I’m furious,” said supporter Laureen Cummings. “Our poor president is getting hammered and the same thing happened to Frank.”


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Chuck Schumer wants John Bolton and Mick Mulvaney to testify at Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants top administration officials to testify in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the United States Senate.

The House of Representatives is expected to pass articles of impeachment on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial in the new year.

"In a letter sent on Sunday evening to McConnell, the majority leader, Schumer says Senate Democrats want to hear testimony from four administration witnesses, including acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton," Politico reported. "There is almost no chance Senate Republicans would vote to subpoena those witnesses without assent from the White House and calling their own preferred witnesses."

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Supreme Court timeline on Trump’s taxes gives time for Manhattan prosecutors to file charges: Former US Attorney

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Former U.S. Attorney Mimi Rocah tweeted a recent report that the U.S. Supreme Court would be taking up President Donald Trump's case to keep his taxes away from investigators.

That case between Trump and Congress invokes a 1924 law that says the Ways and Means Committee has the authority to seek tax returns. Rocah mocked the president for being "so shady, so corrupt, so unlawful, that you’re willing to fight the release of your tax returns all the way to the Supreme Court."

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Trump says cough drop in Pelosi’s mouth was her teeth falling out

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Speaker Nancy Pelosi Sunday on Twitter instead of defending himself against accusations of bribery.

Pelosi did her weekly press conference at the end of the week while sucking on either a cough drop or a mint. It wouldn't be shocking if it was the former, as Pelosi was clearing her throat and also drinking water while speaking to the press.

Trump decided it was neither, and instead, it was false teeth falling out of her mouth.

"Because Nancy’s teeth were falling out of her mouth, and she didn’t have time to think!" Trump tweeted in response to a video from the press conference.

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