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Elizabeth Warren blasts Fox News as ‘hate-for-profit racket’ that uses ‘bigotry’ and ‘racism’ to refuse town hall offer

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“Hate-for-profit works only if there’s profit.”

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is the first to outright refuse Fox News’ offer to host a town hall for her. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who’s been slowly rising in the polls blasted the right wing cable giant as a “hate-for-profit racket” in announcing a “hard pass” on appearing on their network.

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Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar have already held their Fox News town halls. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have each agreed to a Fox News town hall.

Warren, in an expressive Twitter thread, explained her refusal, saying Fox News “gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists,” and “designed to turn us against each other, risking life and death consequences, to provide cover for the corruption that’s rotting our government and hollowing out our middle class.”

Warren did not mention this very valid and important reason. “Fox News is not America,” and is not even conservative America. Despite having the largest viewership of all the cable news networks, “Fox News primetime viewers amount to less than 1% of the population.”

Take a look – and feel free to retweet, so maybe Rupert Murdoch will get the message.

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The comments on Warren’s Twitter thread appear to be overwhelmingly positive and supportive.

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Chris Wallace fact-checks his own Fox News colleagues after their denials of Trump’s quid pro quo

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As US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland gave his testimony in the House impeachment hearings this Wednesday, Fox News contributor Ken Starr acknowledged that Sondland's testimony all but guarantees that articles of impeachment will be drawn up against President Trump. He also posited that Trump "gave himself enough cover" regarding Sondland's September 9 conversation with Trump where he said the President allegedly said, "I want nothing, I want nothing, I want no quid pro quo."

"Well, I think that Ken Starr and [Fox News contributor] Andy McCarthy are very good lawyers," Wallace said. "And like any good lawyers they can parse this, phrase this any way they want, but as a reporter it seems to me that we have to go to what the headline is today, and the headline is that Gordon Sondland, one of the three amigos, perhaps the one who had the most direct contact with Donald Trump, says in his opening statement, 'Was there a quid pro quo with regard to the requested White House call and White House meeting? The answer is yes.'"

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Conservative attorney dismantles GOP arguments against impeachment: ‘Trump’s abuse threatens your freedom’

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A conservative attorney knocked down Republican arguments against impeachment one by one in a viral tweet, and urged others to support the removal President Donald Trump.

Bryan Gividen, an appellate attorney from Dallas, touted his conservative bona fides by describing himself as a "pro-religious liberty, pro-life, would snort Cocaine Mitch’s judicial confirmations" if he could -- but still said he supports Trump's impeachment.

"At this point, there is no question that President Trump directed U.S. officials to withhold security funding to the Ukraine so Ukraine would investigate the Bidens," Gividen began. "That is the kind of abuse of the President’s authority we should not tolerate."

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Trump turns bizarre handwritten notes into all-caps Twitter rage spasm: ‘I WANT NOTHING! I WANT NO QUID PRO QUO!’

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday wrote down his impeachment inquiry talking points in sharpie marker.

While leaving the White House for a visit to Texas, Trump read his notes to reporters, but refused to take questions.

During the flight, Trump then tweeted out his notes to his 66.9 million Twitter followers.

https://twitter.com/samstein/status/1197200696044654593

....”I WANT NOTHING! I WANT NOTHING! I WANT NO QUID PRO QUO! TELL PRESIDENT ZELENSKY TO DO THE RIGHT THING!” Later, Ambassador Sondland said that I told him, “Good, go tell the truth!” This Witch Hunt must end NOW. So bad for our Country!

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