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‘He’s unfit for office’: McCain’s top adviser hopes ‘latest evidence’ convinces Republicans to stop defending Trump

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The closest advisor to former Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) told The New York Times that President Donald Trump is “unfit” for office.

Mark Salter, McCain’s longtime confidante and alter ego, made the comments after Trump again lashed out at McCain.

The commander-in-chief attacked the deceased Republican senator on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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“The problem isn’t Trump’s disrespect to John and his family, it’s Trump,” Salter told The Times. “He’s unfit for the office, and most members of Congress know he is.”

“I hope this latest evidence of that convinces more people that he can’t be ignored,” Salter added.


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WATCH: Protesters tackle man carrying semi-automatic rifle at Texas Black Lives Matter protest

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In an incident that was captured on video in Lubbock, Texas, this Tuesday, and man who was carrying a semi-automatic rifle was tackled and detained by people attending a Black Lives Matter protest, KVEO reports.

Emmanuel Quinones, 25, was carrying a loaded Smith & Wesson .223 caliber semi-automatic firearm at the protest. The video shows numerous people imploring him to put it down. Quinones did put the weapon down when a police officer who showed up on the scene drew his gun, and was subsequently tackled by protesters.

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Maine deputy mayor blamed hacker for his racist Facebook posts — until local cops busted him for lying

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The deputy mayor of the city of Brewer, Maine has admitted that he personally wrote a racist Facebook post about the death of George Floyd, even though he had told police earlier that someone had hacked into his account.

The Bangor Daily News reports that former Brewer Deputy Mayor Thomas Morelli has resigned from his position after police charged him with filing a false police report about purportedly getting hacked by a malicious troublemaker who made racist comments in his name.

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Charleston port employee keeps job after social media post praising Dylann Roof

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A South Carolina Ports Authority employee was disciplined -- but not fired -- for social media posts praising white supremacist killer Dylann Roof.

The employee called for Roof's release from prison, where he's awaiting execution for killing nine black worshipers in 2015, and responded to a comment by saying the white supremacist was the only person who could "save Charleston," reported Charleston City Paper.

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