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Here is one of Trump’s most ridiculous scams yet — and even he calls it ‘sick’

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President Donald Trump is doubling down on his latest threats to close all or part of the US border with Mexico. (AFP / Nicholas Kamm)

The latest “scam” that President Donald Trump is perpetuating might be his most ridiculous, according to The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent.

What’s the new scam? Trump has recently claimed that his administration was sending undocumented migrants to sanctuary cities.

“Now we’re sending many of them to sanctuary cities, thank you very much,” he told a crowd at a Wisconsin rally. “They ain’t too happy about it. I’m proud to tell you that was actually my sick idea.”

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The president has also claimed that he tried to send migrants to sanctuary cities — but the cities rejected them.

But, as Sargent points out, there is no evidence that any of this is actually happening.

“Right now, Trump isn’t just claiming migrants are being dumped into sanctuary cities, when they aren’t. This lie also supports a second lie, which is that those cities are rejecting them, when they aren’t,” he explained.

“This second idea is supposed to confirm that Trump is right: Yes, asylum seekers getting released into the interior is so horrible that even those hypocritical liberal elitists don’t want them around. But it’s all based on nonsense. All of it.”

The columnist called Trump’s tactics “bread-and-circuses cruelty” — in other words, Trump tells his “voters that he’s undertaking some sort of cruel action that he isn’t actually taking, simply because he believes they’ll thrill to his claim that he is.”

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Even if the Trump did follow through with his plan, experts think it would be a logistical nightmare — and would help immigrants stay in the United States.

“It’s illogical,” Angela Chan, a senior attorney with the San Francisco-based Asian Law Caucus, told the Associated Press. “It’s just alarming that they are spending so much effort and so much time to engage in political theater.”

Read the full column here.

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‘Get the hell out!’: Trump supporters freak out when protesters show up to Lindsey Graham event

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A small group of protesters came to one of Lindsey Graham's latest campaign events, and they were quickly attacked by supporters of President Donald Trump chanting "four more years."

Graham's event seemed to have more support for Trump than for Graham at his own weekend event. It's unknown why the Trump supporters were not chanting for Graham.

"Get the hell out!" one Trump supporter can be heard shouting. He and another older man were seen wagging their fingers

At least one Graham protester could be seen holding up a sign with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The South Carolina senator is fighting for his political career and many other Republicans struggling to hold onto their seats. Graham is now being confronted with past comments he made saying that no president, regardless of the party, should make a Supreme Court pick right before his or her election.

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Black man takes N-word spewing racist to school — and makes him promise to never do it again

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When a racist White guy at a marina shouted out the N-word at a group of Black men, he probably didn't count on their response being a history lesson, but that's precisely what happened.

While President Donald Trump is claiming that Black community members are beating and killing White racists and responding with general violence, the two men showed a different reality.

"What made you say it?" the men asked.

The white guy shrugged.

"You that racist?" one of the men asks.

"Uh, no, I--" the White guy tried to answer.

"Then why would you call us a n*gger?" one of the men asks.

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Lamar Alexander refuses to stand against Trump Supreme Court choice

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Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) is an outgoing Senator but he is firmly supporting President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

In a statement released Sunday, Alexander claimed that the so-called "McConnell Rule" doesn't count because the Senate and the White House is ruled by Republicans. The "McConnell Rule" was never a rule until McConnell decided he didn't want former President Barack Obama to nominate another justice when conservative Justice Antonin Scalia died suddenly.

"Senator McConnell is only doing what Democrat leaders have said they would do if the shoe were on the other foot," said Alexander.

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