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Fox pundit infuriates conservative guest by comparing Bill Barr to a ‘deep state’ conspiracy theorist

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Fox News’ Jessica Tarlov on Thursday angered a conservative fellow Fox News panelist by calling out Attorney General Bill Barr for sounding like a conspiracy theorist during his Senate testimony on Wednesday.

During a debate over Democrats’ angry reaction to Barr’s accusation that the FBI improperly “spied” on Trump’s campaign, Tarlov said Democrats had a right to be upset because he sounded more like a Fox News pundit than an attorney general.

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“What Nancy Pelosi was reacting to… was the attorney general of the United States of America using right-wing talking points,” she said. “So using the term ‘spying,’ when it was a counterintelligence investigation into Trump campaign officials tied to the Russians.”

“That’s not what she said!” objected host Bill Hemmer. “She said he’s the attorney general of the United States, not the attorney general of Donald Trump.”

“That’s right,” Tarlov continued. “You could have heard Bill Barr use the term ‘spying’ and you could have heard the same thing from someone who is a ‘deep stater’ and who thinks this was a big cabal to get the president out!”

“What’s the matter if it’s true?” conservative David Asman said, trying to interrupt.

“There is a legitimate reason to investigate that — there were campaign officials with ties to Russia and they lied about it!” she replied.

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WATCH: Protesters chant ‘Eat the Rich’ while marching down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills

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Protesters in Los Angeles marched down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills on Saturday in protest of police violence.

The protest was one of dozens being held across America following the killing of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Protesters could be heard chanting, "Eat the Rich."

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Large fires in Philadelphia — as police scramble to save City Hall

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Protests in the City of Brotherly Love resulted in multiple police cares being lit on fire as windows were broken in the town's iconic City Hall.

Anti-police violence protests have erupted across America following the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

Here are some of the scenes from the Philadelphia protests:

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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building

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Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:

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