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Federal judge overrules lower court to keep suspected Coast Guard terrorist behind bars

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Christopher Hasson was set to be released by a local court after federal prosecutors were unable to prove a terrorism charge. However, a U.S. District Court has overruled that decision as prosecutors wade through the evidence to pinpoint charges about a possible terrorist attack.

Hasson, was arrested in February when investigators discovered an arsenal of weapons, list of targets and searches for which elected officials and Supreme Court justices were not protected by the U.S. Secret Service.

Hasson was in the Coast Guard and lived in a basement apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland when he was caught with the weapons and data. He is just one of many white supremacists that the FBI is keeping close tabs on, according to reports last week. Thus far about 850 domestic terrorists are under the watchful eye of law enforcement.

“In writings the government seized, Hasson called himself a long time white nationalist and skinhead and said he was ‘dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on earth,'” The Washington Post cited court documents. “Hasson searched the address of Supreme Court judges, bought books on ‘white identity’ and “white advocacy” and studied the manifesto of a Norwegian mass attacker who killed 77.”

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Right now Donald Trump thinks he’s winning — and he might not be wrong

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Donald Trump thinks he's winning.

For months, Americans have grown accustomed to Trump in his cornered-rat mode, lashing out defensively and ruminating obsessively over the possibility of impeachment. But his tweets this week have been surprisingly cheerful, suffused with the buoyant spirits of a teenage bully who has successfully swirlied a nerd.

First, like an overexcited child on Christmas Eve who unwraps his presents too soon, Trump — overcome with the pleasures of racist sadism — tweeted on Monday night that "ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens."

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Here are 7 wild, bizarre and pathetic moments from Trump’s ‘campaign launch’

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On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump held a rally that was billed as the official launch his re-election campaign — though he has never really stopped holding campaign rallies.

As expected, the president ranted, lied, and engaged in the raucous attacks that are central to his connection with Republican voters. Some of it was actually just sad, such as his continued obsession with Hillary Clinton.

Here are seven of the wildest, disturbing and pathetic moments from the rally:

1. He said Democrats "want to destroy our country as we know it."

Trump casually accuses Democrats of "want[ing] to destroy you and they want to destroy our country as we know it." pic.twitter.com/4K79KlbEeR

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Rick Wilson hilariously ridicules the ‘formal flip-flops’ and ‘dress cargo pants’ worn by Florida Trump supporters

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Republican strategist Rick Wilson mocked the attire of the Donald Trump supporters who were bused in from around Florida for his official campaign kickoff in Orlando.

Wilson, a Florida man himself, joined MSNBC's Brian Williams for post-rally analysis on "The 11th Hour."

Williams played a clip of a Trump supporter with sleeveless Trump T-shirt identifying her as a "proud member of the basket of deplorables" explaining why she'll vote to re-elect the president in 2020.

"The main reason? Because he’s one of the best presidents we’ve had for a very long time," the woman argued. "Very long time."

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