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Oh NOW People Regret Not Listening to Latinos About Donald Trump?

When Donald Trump announced that he was running for president, he immediately attacked the Mexican population by calling all of them rapists, drug dealers, and criminals. At the time, most people dismissed it as Trump being Trump. Now, months later, Trump has systematically targeted each minority group with his rhetoric and people are finally starting to see how terrifying this man can be. The scariest part is that his poll numbers spike each time he makes similar comments. Hate to say it, but… We told ya so.

First, he came out of the gate swinging in the name of racism/generalization.

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While a lot of people were outraged, many thought that it wouldn’t be long until Trump was out of the race, but instead, his poll numbers soared.

It wasn’t long until he felt untouchable enough to start attacking women like he did Mexicans.

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Sure, it got him a couple laughs, but even Democrats were appalled when Trump attacked Megyn Kelly after the FOX News debate. But still, America stayed relatively quiet and “enjoyed” the show. After all, he is a tv personality, not a career politician.

He never tried to stop supporters from attacking protesters at rallies, like when this Latino was kicked around in Miami.

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He even tried to silence Jorge Ramos during a press conference when the dude only wanted to ask him about his immigration plan.

Even if you pay $1,000 to attend an event, Trump will not bat an eye when you are thrown to the ground by security.

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READ: Donald Trump Says Mexican Immigrants Are “Rapists”

Seriously, dude could really care less about the people being attacked at his rallies.

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In fact, he can be heard in the video above saying that he hears some commotion in the audience and then ENCOURAGED his supporters to get the guy out of there.

READ: Donald Trump Just had Jorge Ramos Removed from a Press Conference

He proved to have no chill even if you are disabled. Everyone is fair game for his ridicule.

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Trump claimed after this that he had never met the reporter. Except… the reporter had spent time covering Trump for a news outlet and had conducted interviews in the in the past with him. Oh, and Trump says that he wasn’t mocking him…

While he was in Las Vegas for the last debate, supporters assaulted a protester and someone even yelled, “Light the motherf****r on fire.”

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Trumps response: “Bye, bye.” Yup. That is all he said as the Black Lives Matter protester was forced out of the rally…

READ: Donald Trump Thinks ‘Operation Wetback’ was a Successful Example of Mass Deportation

And his latest attack comes in the threat of killing the families of anyone who is in allegiance with ISIS.

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When asked to clarify he said: “We have to be much tougher; we have to be much stronger than we’ve been. We have people that know what’s going on.”

He continued by saying that the family and friends of the shooters in San Bernardino, Calif., had to have known what was going on and should be held responsible. This comment came after he said that the US should ban all Muslims from entering the country.

In conclusion: Latinos have been mortified by Trump since day one and his actions show he DGAF:

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To everyone who is just now seeing how terrifying this man is, maybe next time you’ll listen to the Latinos.

Still have friends who are doubters? Share this story and see who in your friends list is a Trump supporter.

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What Is the 25th Amendment and What Does it Do?: A Primer

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What Is the 25th Amendment and What Does it Do?: A Primer

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So in case you missed it, some crazy stuff went down at the Capitol yesterday. A mob of far-right Trump supporters broke into the Capitol building in “protest” of Congress ratifying President Elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College votes.

The heinous episode shocked and rattled many Americans. After months of inflammatory rhetoric, President Trump effectively activated his base into violent and treasonous actions. And people are upset. 

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have since called for Trump’s resignation. But knowing President Trump, it isn’t likely that he’s going to do that.

Because of that, lawmakers have reportedly been having talks to discuss invoking the 25th Amendment.

The 25th Amendment has four sections that dictate what will happen in the event of an acting president being unable to carry out the duties of office. These events have usually amounted to…colonoscopies (no, really). But this time around, lawmakers are looking to the fourth section of the amendment to remove Trump from office. And this is where the wording gets super lawyer-y.

Section Four the 25th Amendment states:

“Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.”

Translation: The Vice President, Trump’s cabinet, the Senate leader, and the Speaker of the House would all have to agree to ousting Trump.

It’s a little complicated, so let’s break it down. Vice President Pence and the majority (11 out of 23) of Trump’s cabinet would have to agree that he is unfit for office. Then, they must submit a written request to the “President pro Tempore” of the Senate (who is Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley) as well as the Speaker of the House (California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi).

But wait, that’s not all. As soon as this motion is enacted, President Trump would be able to contest that decision (which he most definitely would). In that case, VP Mike Pence, Senator Grassley, and Congresswoman Pelosi would have to re-draft another statement insisting that he is, indeed, unfit for office.

Then, two-thirds of both the Senate and the House of Representatives would have to agree with their decision.

Only then would Trump be permanently removed from the presidency.

So, yeah…a lot of steps. But there’s a good reason for that. If removing a president from office were easy, it would be done a lot more often and our democracy would be a lot shakier.

Remember relentlessly hearing about the “checks and balances” of our government in elementary school? This is what our teachers were talking about. A lot of different people in different parts of the government have to sign-off on hard decisions so we can all make sure every action is justified and reasonable.

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Team Trump’s Latest Appearance At The Oversight Committee Hearing Was A Complete Trainwreck Oh And Giuliani Farted

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Team Trump’s Latest Appearance At The Oversight Committee Hearing Was A Complete Trainwreck Oh And Giuliani Farted

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Something stinks in the White House and it’s not just Donald Trump and his inability to cope with being a loser.

Rudy Giuliani’s campaign effort to undermine the results of the 2020 presidential election continues to waft through hearing rooms like a rotten gaseous scent… which, according to video recordings, not unlike the one Guiliani is suspected of releasing during Wednesday night’s conspiracy-filled hearing in Lansing, Michigan.

Giuliana stirred up a rash of cackles this week when the audible sounds of his stomach were heard during the hearings.

Four hours into the lengthy event, two fart sounds could be heard while Giuliani delivered his speeches. During the Michigan hearing, Michigan state Rep. Darrin Camilleri asked Guiliani a question about the recent New York Times story which reported that Giuliani talked with President Donald Trump about seeking pardons for himself last week.

“The discussions between Mr. Trump and Mr. Giuliani occurred as the former New York mayor has become one of the loudest voices pushing baseless claims of widespread fraud in the 2020 election, which Mr. Trump still proclaims publicly that he won,” NYT reported. “Many of Mr. Trump’s longtime aides have refused to do his bidding to try to overturn an election that President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. won by nearly seven million votes. But Mr. Giuliani has repeatedly thrust himself into the spotlight to cast doubt on the results, which has ingratiated him with the president.”

Guiliani objected to Rep. Camilleri’s questions and accused him of defamation.

“I will ask that he be disciplined for that,” Giuliani requested into the microphone which picked up the first pedo sound.

Not 90 seconds later, Camilleri asked Giuliani to address Attorney General Bill Barr’s statement that federal prosecutors had yet to come across evidence of election fraud.

“The answer that I gave you was that they didn’t bother to interview a single witness,” Giuliani replied as another louder even larger sounding pedo came in through the mic.

It didn’t take long for Giuliani’s loud fart to go viral on Twitter.

HuffPost reporter Ryan Reilly shared the clip on Twitter on Wednesday night. It has since been viewed more than 1.6 million times.

Users were quick to note that Jenna Ellis, another attorney taking part in Giuliani’s campaign of lies about a Trump 2020 victory. (Which did not happen) could be seen reacting to the noise by glancing at him over her shoulder.

Like the hot air Giuliani blew into the hearing, there were quite a few bizarre moments that came about.

Giuliani brought in a parade of alleged election fraud witnesses who all managed to make outrageously conspiratorial and racist statements during the hearing. Plus, according to Buzzfeed, “Giuliani was not sworn in at the hearing, so he was under no legal obligation to tell the truth.”

One “witness,” Melissa Carone drew audible laughter during the hearing for her clown-like performance.

According to The Guardian, Carone is a contract worker for Dominion Voting Systems and “appeared before a Michigan house panel on Wednesday and insisted, without providing evidence, that tens of thousands of votes had been counted twice.” Her aggressive approach to her claims quickly drew viral attention on Twitter from users who were quick to compare her to a Saturday Night Live character.

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