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Trump makes almost daily calls to Fox’s Lou Dobbs for advice on how to attack immigrants: report

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Lou Dobbs appears on Fox's "Out Numbered"

In recent years Fox Business News host Lou Dobbs has taken an increasingly hardline stance on immigration. So it’s no surprise the President Donald Trump, whose administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy lead to the separation of families at the border, is a fan of Dobbs.

But according to a report in The Washington Post, Dobbs frequently advises the President.

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“The Dobbs-Trump mind” as they term it means that Dobbs has more access to the President than most official advisors and government entities.

For example, Trump recently let Dobbs listen in on a meeting on economic policy with the Council of Economic Advisers.

“Day by day, the relationship between the bombastic president and the cranky anchorman has become an object of curiosity and amusement. But it is also something much more profound,” the Washington Post writes.

Dobbs helped shape some of Trump’s most extreme policies at the border, the Post notes.

“I respect his commentary — I would say, based not on my talking to him but my listening, that he feels very strongly about strength at the border, and so do I,” Trump told The Post.

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The two men apparently talk almost every day on most weeks.

Ironically, both are obsessed with quelling immigration to the US — yet both are married to immigrants themselves. Dobbs is married to a Mexican-American woman.

And it’s not common practice to plug media figures into high-level meetings with advisors.

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“This behavior by President Trump is certainly odd,” said Jason Furman, who chaired the council under Obama from 2013 to 2017, told the Post.

Former White House advisor Steve Bannon also weighed in. “While the president and Lou are friendly, it’s not like his relationship with a lot of other people in the media who like him,” said Bannon. “This is about policy. They’re completely in sync on immigration and trade and what that all means for wages and how the Republican elite has failed.”

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‘Jarring’: PA Trump fans attack polls making so much noise poll workers couldn’t read instructions to voters

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One Pennsylvania polling place fell under a full out attack on those standing in line to vote and trying to cast a ballot on Saturday.

In a Twitter thread, Behavioral Economist Alex Imas explained that while he was casting his ballot on the outskirts of Philadelphia County, PA Saturday, a parade of semis and other cars surrounded the polling place, laying on their horns.

"I arrived just as polling place opened. Short line. Thought I'd be in and out in 20 minutes tops. Even w/ this short line, it took 2+ hours," he explained.

"Then the next Semi followed, then the 3rd," he continued. "A motorcade of semis, jeeps, and a few sedans drove down the road. All honking. All flying Trump 2020 flags. With people yelling out the window. This motorcade snaked around the polling place the entire time I was there (2 hrs)."

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Trump gives 9/11 first responders back the $3.3 million he took from health fund: GOP Congressman

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Rep. Peter King (R-NY) announced that the 9/11 first responders would get the $3.3 million back that President Donald Trump stole from the program that helped them with medical treatments.

Those at the Twin Towers site in the days following the terrorist attacks breathed in a series of toxic gasses and asbestosis, leading them to have a slew of health problems years later. A fund was set up to ensure that those heroes were always taken care of for the rest of their lives as they suffered through their final years.

“It’s a great victory for really deserving people,” King told the New York Daily News Saturday. "I mean this just never should have happened, but we fought hard, we got it done."

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Nuns at Trump rally appear uncomfortable reading their Bible as president runs over an hour late to event

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A group of three nuns appeared in the stands behind President Donald Trump's podium as they waited for him to arrive.

Trump was supposed to begin speaking at 4 p.m. in Circleville, Ohio, but as of 5 p.m. Trump hadn't yet arrived. Ohio was once considered a solidly red state when Trump won it with a margin of 8.13 percent. Trump is now only two to three points away from being beaten by Vice President Joe Biden in the state, according to polling averages.

The three sisters were seen waiting in the stands, crammed in with Trump voters in red shirts dancing and bouncing around. They looked uncomfortable and gathered instead to read their Bible together.

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