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November 8, 2019

Trump Jr., Baher Clash Over Blackface

This Day in History | 1960

John F. Kennedy is elected president. 


Good Morning Middle Americans. 

We hope your Friday is better than Joy Baher and Whoopi Goldberg’s Thursday. On the View, almost all of the host were “triggered” by the president’s son and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle. Yuge win for DJT Jr.’s book publisher. 

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Donald Trump Jr. and Joy Baher Clash Over Black Face on the View

(NBC News) – “We’ve all done things that we regret, I mean, if we’re talking about bringing a discourse down, Joy, you’ve worn blackface,” said Donald Trump Jr..

“No, I have not,” Behar retorted.

Trump Jr. referred to a video of a 2016 episode of “The View,” which began making the rounds in February 2019. In the clip, Behar addressed years-old photos in which she darkened her skin and dressed up as an African woman.

Watch the exchange here

Trump Ordered to Pay $2M Over Nonprofits

(ABC News) – President Donald Trump has been ordered by a New York State judge to pay $2 million to a group of nonprofit organizations as part of a settlement in a civil lawsuit stemming from persistent violations of state charities laws.

The payment is the final resolution to a case brought by the New York attorney general’s office after the Trump Foundation held a fundraiser for military veterans during the 2016 campaign.

Read more about it here

Rep. Omar: Facebook, Twitter Fuel White Nationalism

(The Jerusalem Post) – Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minnisotta) slammed social media platforms Facebook and Twitter for not taking seriously their role in spreading white nationalism and misinformation.

A report released just yesterday studied my own Twitter mentions. They found that almost 60% of the accounts that mentioned me used explicit hate speech whether it was in regards to Islamophobia or anti-immigrant rhetoric.”

Read more from the Jerusalem Post here

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