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Democrats go after Trump for deporting Christians to countries where they will be ‘persecuted’

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House Democrats blasted President Donald Trump after a Christian named Jimmy Aldaoud — who spoke no Arabic — died following being deported to Iraq.

“Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to the Arab country,” Politico reported Tuesday. “In a letter dated Tuesday, the lawmakers say Trump is risking causing more ‘preventable deaths’ if he continues the deportations. Many of the people targeted for removal are Iraqi Christians living in the United States who have not been to Iraq in many years. Christians face discrimination and persecution in the Muslim-majority country.”

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“We write to express our outrage and grief regarding the death of Jimmy Aldaoud, a Michigan man who was deported to Iraq in June and died on August 6th of a diabetic crisis,” the letter read.

The 41 signatories argued, “to force a man living with chronic illnesses into an unknown country without adequate access to life-sustaining medicine is nothing short of a death sentence.”

The letter noted multiple previous requests for action and answers.

“All of these requests have gone unanswered beyond a cursory acknowledgment. Your Administration’s total failure to act calls into question its stated interest in protecting religious minorities, especially Christians, from persecution, and underscores the horrific consequences of your immigration policies,” the letter noted.

“If your Administration continues to deport Iraqi nationals, it knowingly and willing risks more preventable deaths,” the lawmakers warned. “As such, we implore you to end the detention and deportation of Iraqi nationals living in the United States without delay.”

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Washington Redskins in internal talks to change the team name: report

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On Friday, the Washington Redskins football team released a statement announcing that they are undertaking an internal review of the team name.

"This process allows the team to take into account not only the proud tradition and history of the franchise but also input from our alumni, the organization, sponsors, the National Football League and the local community it is proud to represent on and off the field," said team owner Dan Snyder.

Potentially big news: The #Redskins have been having internal discussions about their team name and now will conduct a formal, thorough review. Full statement, including quotes from owner Dan Snyder, on a possible name change: pic.twitter.com/49mpesZGs9

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Right now Trump is at his Virginia golf club – and it’s his 365th day at one of his properties since becoming president

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Friday, July 3, 2020.

9:52 AM ET.

"The President’s motorcade arrived at Trump National Golf Club, in Sterling, VA," the White House press pool reports.

To greet him were "a woman near the entrance holding a 'Trump is a Traitor' sign and separately a man giving the motorcade a thumbs up."

While today is a federal holiday to observe Independence Day, many Americans are working, and many Americans – 11% as of Thursday's report – would like to be but are unemployed.

Today marks the President's 365th day at a Trump-owned property since he was sworn in on January 20, 2017. It's also his 273rd day at one of his golf resorts, according to CNN's Jim Sciutto.

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‘Your dad can’t read’: Internet quickly throws Trump Jr’s attack on Biden’s mental fitness back in his face

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On Friday, Donald Trump Jr. posted yet another ageist slight on former Vice President Joe Biden's mental fitness — a line of attack the Trump campaign has used on again and off again by citing examples of Biden trying to mask his childhood stutter.

Breaking news🚨🚨🚨: Biden releases his cognitive test. pic.twitter.com/YrKGO7xI0u

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 3, 2020

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