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New York man charged with threatening Ilhan Omar’s life: ‘I’ll put a bullet in her f*cking skull’

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On Friday, RochesterFirst.com reported that federal prosecutors are accusing Patrick Carlineo, Jr. of Steuben County, New York, of making a death threat against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) in a call with one of her staffers:

According to investigators, on March 21, Carlineo asked the staff member, “Do you work for the Muslim Brotherhood? Why are you working for her, she’s a f—— terrorist. I’ll put a bullet in her f—— skull.”

Upon being interviewed by the FBI, Carlineo denies he threatened Omar’s life, claiming that he actually said, “If our forefathers were still alive, they’d put a bullet in her head.” However, after FBI agents reminded Carlineo that they had tapes of the phone call and that lying to the FBI is itself a federal crime, he backtracked and said he didn’t remember what he said in the heat of the moment.

Omar, the first Somali-American congresswoman, has been a target of right-wing hatred since taking office, both for her opposition to the military tactics of the state of Israel, and simple hate and distrust for a young, hijab-wearing Muslim woman in the corridors of power.

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‘Everyone ultimately prefers their own race’: Morrissey claims he’s not racist because everybody else is

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Former Smiths singer Morrissey explained in an interview that he couldn't possibly be a racist because everyone else is racist.

Morrissey came out for the anti-Islam political party in England, and has run into problems about his political claims ever since. As noted by Consequence of Sound, "it doesn’t help that he says thing like Halal certifiers support ISIS, of course."

He made the comments as part of an interview with his own nephew Sam Etsy Rayner, for Moz’s website.

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‘He should be hospitalized’: Internet stunned after Trump goes off on completely incoherent Mt Rushmore rant

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President Donald Trump was asked on Tuesday whether his face should appear on Mount Rushmore along with other major American presidents.

“If I answer that question yes, I will end up with such bad publicity,” Trump told The Hill, before pivoting to an incoherent rant about fireworks.

The president's rambling shocked many people on Twitter:

Apart from Trump’s apparent inability to string together coherent English sentences on the fly, note also the sheer ignorance and apathy toward the idea that there might be legitimate reasons why fireworks are not detonated around the Black Hills. https://t.co/jja2XD19Mw

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Trump: Immigrants didn’t want to come to America before I was president because ‘Obama wasn’t a cheerleader’

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President Donald Trump's strange rant about fireworks at Mt. Rushmore wasn't the only head-scratching exchange that occurred during his recent interview with reporters from The Hill.

During another part of the interview, Trump was asked about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) criticism of the internment camps he's been using to house immigrant children.

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