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Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery ‘fueled by the rise of Trumpism’: ex-GOP House spokesperson

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On MSNBC Saturday, former Breitbart staffer and GOP congressional spokesman Kurt Bardella warned that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is empowering racist killings like the tragedy that occurred in Georgia.

“Particularly since, you know, when I left working with Breitbart, Bannon, made that transition of becoming a Democrat, how often I get directed at me from angry white men, sending me threats, racist language, and particular in the time of coronavirus, where Trump started using the ‘Chinese virus’ and even blamed rhetoric that he is embracing now, how that has turned and inspired his legion of white followers, when they’re on the subways, when they’re at the grocery stores, that things are directed at them.”

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“Again, it’s like this odd pathology that white people feel like it’s okay to say these things to other human beings,” said Bardella. “It’s okay to hop in the back up your pickup truck and hunt another human being down and execute him and film it for reasons that are beyond understanding. I think you and I both know if the situation were reversed, if a group of black people hopped in their SUVs and trucks and shot a white guy, I don’t think there would be people recusing themselves from that case in Georgia. There wouldn’t be a wait of two months before action. We’ve seen this double standard play out.”

“All of this is fueled by the rise of Trumpism, fueled by the fact that the most powerful person in the world views minorities and people of color as second-class citizens,” added Bardella. “Every policy he has supported and imposed on the American people is designed to elevate white people and keep people of color down, you know, somewhere else.”

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21-year-old Florida man experiences organ failure after recovering from mild COVID-19 case

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A 21-year-old Florida man thought he had recovered from a mild case of COVID-19, and then he wound up in the hospital as his organs began shutting down.

Spencer Rollyson, of Canaveral Groves, tested positive for the coronavirus in May, but he started getting back to normal life after experiencing mild symptoms and then testing negative after those went away, reported WESH-TV.

"Little bit of a cough, a slight fever of 99.4, I think, for the first couple of days and then after that, I lost smell for about two and a half weeks and that was my only symptom for the entire two weeks," Rollyson said. "On May 21 is the day I got my negative tests results finally."

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‘Was I unmasked?’: Trump appears to admit speaking with foreigners being monitored when he was a candidate

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President Donald Trump wants to know how many times he was "unmasked" while he was a candidate for the Oval Office. That would mean he appears to know now he was talking to foreign individuals who were being monitored - and some would likely want to know who and why.

Unmasking is the lawful process of identifying a U.S. citizen or legal resident who was speaking to a foreign person or government that U.S. intelligence agents are monitoring. It can be used to determine if they were caught in any illicit activity, or might be a target of illegal activity.

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A conservative group’s push to unseat incumbent GOP senators is infuriating Trump and his allies: report

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Although The Lincoln Project is a right-wing group, it is not only hoping for former Vice President Joe Biden to defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but also, is trying to help Democrats achieve a majority in the U.S. Senate. The group’s viewpoint is that Trump has been so toxic for the Republican Party and the conservative movement that a Democratic tsunami is needed in order to rid the GOP of Trumpism. And reporters Jonathan Easley and Max Greenwood, in an article published by The Hill on August 11, stress that the group’s push for a Democratic Senate is really getting under the skin of Trump and his supporters.

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