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White House: Trump ‘didn’t see the video’ of his supporters shooting paintballs at BLM protesters — despite retweeting it

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President Trump acknowledges supporters in the crowd at the rally in the Bojangle's Coliseum. (Jeffery Edwards / Shutterstock.com)

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany may have lied to the press again during a Monday briefing when she was asked about President Donald Trump’s supporters firing paintballs at Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon over the weekend.

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Trump’s supporters descended on Portland after weeks of protest. A video circulating on social media shows that at least one Trump supporters had fired a paintball gun, which can appear similar to a typical firearm to an untrained eye.

Trump retweeted a video that showed his supporters shooting at the protesters, and celebrated the MAGA crew for refusing to put up with the Black Lives Matter protesters.

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It wasn’t merely a tweet with a description of what happened, he tweeted out the video itself. It was the video McEnany said Trump hasn’t seen.

See the video below:

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Federal judge halts Trump administration trying to tamper with New Jersey ballot mail delivery

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President Donald Trump's administration too the state of New Jersey to court trying to stop the state from mailing ballots to voters in the state. But the federal judge in the case put an end to Trump's attempts to stop voting by mail."A federal judge just issued an order in our case halting the Trump Administration's efforts to interfere with mail delivery in advance of the election. We WILL have a free and fair election," tweeted Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on Sunday.

https://twitter.com/NewJerseyOAG/status/1310313813418352640

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order in August that would make the 2020 election primarily a vote-by-mail election similar to their July primary amid the pandemic. There will still be about 50 percent of polling locations open on Election Day for people who can't get ballots by mail for whever reason.

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New book details the way Russians funneled money through Trump’s real estate empire using a money laundering middleman

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In a new book, investigative reporter Tom Burgis details the shocking ways in which corrupt leaders used Russian "businessman" Felix Sater to conduct sketchy deals, including ones for President Donald Trump.

According to the Daily Beast, Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World reports the "terrifying" and true tale of overwhelming corruption, "clandestinely fusing their business interests, and forming alliances."

While corrupt leaders have spent decades "guzzling their nations' wealth," the rest of the world is struggling to keep such lawlessness in check.

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Lindsey Graham is in ‘deep trouble’ as he focuses on doing Trump’s bidding: report

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According to two polls out of South Carolina, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) is either trailing or barely hanging on with Senate seat on the line in November's election.

Forbes reports that Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison is trailing Graham by one point (45% to 44%) in a CBS news/YouGov poll of likely voters, and an internal poll from Harrison's campaign shows the incumbent Republican trailing 43% to 45%.

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