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‘I don’t want no hug’: Atatiana Jefferson’s father won’t forgive cop who killed daughter in her own home

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The father of a black woman gunned down by Texas police in her own home recognizes the sickening similarities between his family’s tragedy and Botham Jean’s family, but he is feeling less forgiving.

Atatiana Jefferson was shot to death while playing video games at home with her 8-year-old nephew when a neighbor called Fort Worth police for a welfare check after spotting her front door standing open, and her father is angry, reported KTVT-TV.

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“Her mother called me yesterday morning. She say ‘Tay was shot,’” said Marquis Jefferson. “I mean it’s senseless. My daughter was 28. My daughter was 28 years old. Had her whole life in front of her.”

A neighbor had called police around 2:30 a.m. Saturday out of concern for her well-being, and body camera video shows the officer walk through Jefferson’s back yard to a window where she was standing.

One of two officers at the scene drew his duty weapon and fired after “perceiving a threat,” seconds after shouting for the woman to put her hands up — but without identifying himself as a police officer.

“I have nothing against the neighbor,” her father told KTVT. “If you see something going on at my house with my daughter … you need to call police. But it’s the way that the police acted.”

Jefferson’s death came just days after former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was convicted of murder in the killing of a black man in his own home, after she mistook the apartment for hers, and that victim’s brother said he forgave the ex-officer and asked to hug her.

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“Unlike Botham Jean, I don’t want no hug,” Marquis Jefferson said. “That’s my one and only daughter. I’ll never forget that.”

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#PresidentPelosi Trends After Sondland Testimony Implicates Pence in Trump Ukraine Scheme

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The hashtag #PresidentPelosi was trending Wednesday as Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified to the House Intelligence Committee in the impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump's Ukrainian schemes for assistance in the 2020 election and implicated Vice President Mike Pence in the effort.

If Trump and Pence are both removed from office over their involvement in the plot, the next in line for the presidency is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

"I'm fine with Pelosi serving as interim president until we hold an election," tweeted activist Bree Newsom. "Both Trump and Pence are implicated in this conspiracy to extort Ukraine."

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Trump claims not to ‘know’ Gordon Sondland very well — but the evidence suggests otherwise

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President Donald Trump attempted to distance himself Wednesday from his hand-selected European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland. At the same time, Trump claimed that Sondland’s stunning testimony, which alleged that the president had ordered a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine, in fact, vindicated him.

“Was there a ‘quid pro quo’?” Sondland said in his testimony to the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday. "The answer is ‘yes.’”

Sondland further claimed that “everyone was in the loop” and all actions were “directed” by the president.

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The latest GOP defense of Trump crumbles in impeachment hearing

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It was a day of blockbuster day of testimony from E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland, in which Sondland — who once gave Donald Trump a million dollars for his inauguration — decided to save his own hide by ratting out not just Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, but seemingly half the senior staff of the White House.

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