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“The Daily Show” Finally Acknowledged Just How Powerful Latinos Will Be This Election

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“Did Donald Trump inspire you to vote this year?”

Jordan Klepper from “The Daily Show” went on the road to investigate the recent increase of legal permanent residents becoming U.S. citizens in order to vote in this year’s election.


Imagine this gringo’s shock when he learned that Latinos were being inspired by Donald Trump to vote. Legal residents are signing up to become full-fledged U.S. citizens to vote to prevent a Trump presidency. That’s right. Socking, isn’t it?


Before someone tries to get it all twisted, the people who are mobilizing in huge numbers to become citizens are people who immigrated here legally but never felt compelled to become U.S. citizens. That is, until Trump became the Republican frontrunner and they knew the it was time to act. Watch the interview with the Trump supporter who has NO idea what Trump’s plans are or how math works. Enjoy and #VivaLaRaza

WATCH: John Oliver Goes Savage On Donald Trump

Register to vote today by downloading the Latinos Vote app for iOS and Android. Our voice matters. #WeAreAmerica

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Distances Himself From Former ‘Friend’ Donald Trump

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Distances Himself From Former ‘Friend’ Donald Trump

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As we previously reported, different world leaders gave very different responses to Biden’s win and Trump’s loss of the recent presidential election. 

While Mexican President López Obrador is making headlines for refusing to acknowledge Biden’s victory “until all the legal matters have been resolved,” another Latin American president is grabbing the media’s attention for a recent remark he made. 

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surprised everyone by recently telling a group of students that Trump “isn’t the most important person in the world.”

“I’m not the most important person in Brazil, just as Trump isn’t the most important person in the world,” he told a graduating class of police cadets. “No one is more important than God.” This statement raised eyebrows because up until this point, Bolsonaro acted like Trump was, indeed, the most important person in the world. 

Throughout his presidency, Bolsonaro has made a public display of his respect and admiration for President trump. In fact he was so complimentary of Trump that the media dubbed him the “Trump of the Tropics”. He went so far as to tell Trump “I love you” at a meeting between the two world leaders in at a United Nations conference in 2019.

The similarities between the two blustering leaders are numerous.

They both practice populist, nationalistic, authoritarian tendencies. They both have placed their children in high-ranking government positions. They both love to use the term “fake news”.

Since Trump’s defeat, Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo has continued to publicly voice his support of Trump. He recently Tweeted out a statement implying that Americans are “naive” and “puppets” of social media conglomerates who are dictating to us what is “real or fake” based on their selfish desires. He also Tweeted out that “disinformation is the weapon of the left.”

But sources close to President Bolsonaro say that he has adopted a “more pragmatic tone” since his advisors told him that Trump wouldn’t be the next President of the United States. 

Although Bolsonaro appears to have distanced himself from Trump he, still, reportedly has not congratulated Biden on his win. But nevertheless, he no longer seems to be as head-over-heels with Trump as he did when Trump was at the height of his power. Bolsonaro’s attitude reversal begs the question: if he can forsake his “friend” and role model Donald Trump, we wonder what other former sycophants are next in line to cut ties with the sitting duck president. 

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As Donald Trump Continues To Deny His Loss, His Ex-Wife Ivana Says ‘I Just Want This Whole Thing to Be Over’

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As Donald Trump Continues To Deny His Loss, His Ex-Wife Ivana Says ‘I Just Want This Whole Thing to Be Over’

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When it comes to the election Donald Trump’s ex-wife Ivana Trump wants it all over and done with like the rest of us.

The 71-year-old Czech-American businesswoman and media personality is speaking out after her ex-husband vocalized his decision to not accept the recent results of the presidential election which have seen a Joe Biden victory. Instead, the president has insisted he will move forward with a series of lawsuits aimed at the states where he lost including Nevada and Pennsylvania.

Speaking about her ex-husband, with whom she remains close, Ivana described Trump as “not a good loser.”

“I just want this whole thing to be over with, one way or the other,” Ivana told People in a recent magazine interview. “I really don’t care.”

Referring to her ex, who has claimed without evidence that the 2020 election was “stolen” from him, Ivana said “He’s not a good loser… He doesn’t like to lose, so he’s going to fight and fight and fight.”

While Trump’s supporters have continued to back his allegations of fraud, various media sites and former Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter have recognized President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s election as valid. Even 2012 Republican presidential nominee Sen. Mitt Romney congratulated Biden for his win.

World leaders like U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have also acknowledged and congratulated Biden on his win.

Ivana went on to share that when it comes to the loss her three children with her ex-husband — Eric, Donald Jr., and Ivanka — are doing “fine.”

Still, as a mother, Ivana said that she’s excited for her children to move away from Washington, D.C.

“I just want them to be able to live their normal lives — normal lives,” she explained. “Not the Washington life and all that, just in New York or wherever they’re going to be and just live their normal lives.”

“I think they enjoyed being around Donald and running the election and seeing what will happen, but now it is — thank god — over,” Ivana went onto share. “I’m not really sure what they are going to be up to.”

According to People “A source close to Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, both of whom are senior White House aides, had only rosy projections to make: ‘Back of the envelope, the opportunities that are available to them — without getting too much in the weeds — it’s obvious they can be in control of the Republican Party for decades or they can do international work or business.'”

When it comes to Trump, Ivana says that she predicts he’ll be over politics once he’s done with his protests.

“I don’t think he has a choice,” Ivana said. “He’s going to go down to Palm Beach and play golf and live the normal life, I think. This is the best choice for what he can do.”

She says that, of course, this is once he tunes into reality.

“He has to go and declare that he lost. But he hates to be a loser, that I’m sure of,” she replied. “But if he loses, he loses. He has plenty of money, places to go and live in and enjoy his life.”

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