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South Bend politician: I worked with Pete Buttigieg — he did not respect black residents’ struggles

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2020 presidential candidate and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg has surprised many with his strong showings in Iowa and New Hampshire, two of the country’s whitest states. But as the race moves on to South Carolina and Nevada, Buttigieg continues to poll extremely low with African-American voters. His own former constituents are condemning his treatment of the black community in South Bend during his time as mayor, calling out systemic racism in the police force. During Buttigieg’s tenure, black residents were 4.3 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than white people. We speak with Henry Davis Jr., a South Bend city councilmember since 2008, as well as legendary feminist scholar Barbara Smith, co-founder of the Combahee River Collective.

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Trump says he’s considering Georgia Republican running for Senate as next Director of National Intelligence

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Devin Nunes denies Russia is intervening in the 2020 election to support Trump’s reelection

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The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee denied reports that Russia was intervening in the 2020 presidential campaign to support Donald Trump's reelection.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) was interviewed by Laura Ingraham on Fox News about the breaking news on Russia.

"A senior U.S. intelligence official told lawmakers last week that Russia wants to see President Trump reelected, viewing his administration as more favorable to the Kremlin’s interests, according to people who were briefed on the comments," The Washington Post reported Thursday. "Trump learned about Pierson’s remarks from Rep. Devin Nunes (Calif.), the committee’s ranking Republican and a staunch Trump ally, said one person familiar with the matter."

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Trump blasted for celebrating ‘a romanticized whitewash of slavery’ at his Make America Great Again rally

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"Gone with the Wind" trended nationwide on Twitter on Thursday after President Donald Trump praised the 1939 film during a campaign rally in Colorado Springs.

Trump's comments on "Gone with the Wind" as he offered his thoughts Academy Awards.

The leader of the free world griped about "Parasite," a movie from South Korea, winning the Oscar for "Best Picture."

Instead, Trump wished Hollywood would go back to a movie about the Civil War that came out over 80 years ago.

Here's some of what people were saying about the commander-in-chief's film criticism:

https://twitter.com/DNCWarRoom/status/1230657600561336321

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