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Trump-appointed ambassador sends out invite for ‘End of Presidency’ holiday party

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U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft

Kelly Craft, the Trump-appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has sent out a holiday party invitation that touts itself as a celebration of the “end of presidency.”

As flagged by Axios reporter Jonathan Swan, UN ambassador Kelly Craft’s office sent out a “Save the Date” notice for the “End of Presidency and Holiday Reception” that is scheduled to take place on December 20th at the New York Public Library.

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CNBC reporter Christina Wilkie explains that Craft “referring to the monthly rotation of the presidency of the UN Security Council, which the US holds this month,” not the end of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Nonetheless, December 20th is also around the time that House Democrats will likely be holding votes to impeach the president, which makes the statement highly ironic.

See the invitation yourself below.


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75 years ago: When atomic scientist Leo Szilard tried to halt dropping bombs over Japan

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As this troubled summer rolls along, and the world begins to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the creation, and use, of the first atomic bombs, many special, or especially tragic, days will draw special attention.  They will include July 16 (first test of the weapon in New Mexico), August 6 (bomb dropped over Hiroshima) and August 9 (over Nagasaki).   Surely far fewer in the media and elsewhere will mark another key date:  July 3.

On July 3, 1945, the great atomic scientist Leo Szilard finished a letter/petition that would become the strongest (virtually the only) real attempt at halting President Truman's march to using the atomic bomb--still almost two weeks from its first test at Trinity--against Japanese cities.

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‘Insane’: Park ranger shoots unarmed man through his heart and then handcuffs his dead body

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A ranger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park tased and then fatally shot a man during a New Mexico traffic stop and then handcuffed his lifeless body.

Charles "Gage" Lorentz was traveling March 21 from his work site in Pecos, Texas, to his family's home in southwest Colorado when he detoured at the national park to meet a friend, and that's where he encountered National Park Ranger Robert Mitchell, reported KOB-TV.

The ranger stopped the 25-year-old Lorentz for speeding on a dirt road near the park's Rattlesnake Springs area, and Mitchell's lapel video shows him ordering Lorentz to spread his feet and move closer to a railing.

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Former Trump administration official refers to a renowned Black scholar as ‘some criminal’

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President Donald Trump's former Attorney General Jeff Sessions referred to renowned Black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. as "some criminal" in an interview with The New York Times Magazine.

Sessions, one of Trump's earliest supporters who was later fired after years of attacks from the president, is currently attempting to reclaim his old Senate seat in Alabama. Sessions has desperately tried to tout his Trumpist credentials on the campaign trail, even as the president has waged a campaign aimed at sabotaging his primary bid.

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