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Paul Ryan had to explain the difference between domestic and foreign surveillance to Trump

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After President Donald Trump sent a tweet criticizing a critical national security program that allows the US to monitor foreign agents, House Speaker Paul Ryan had to spend half an hour explaining the difference between domestic and foreign surveillance to Trump.
The tweet was also at odds with a statement the White House press secretary sent out the night before, which said the administration strongly supported reauthorizing the program.
After Ryan and chief of staff John Kelly spoke to Trump, he sent out a second tweet amending his position.
President Donald Trump's...
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The president is a racist

The president is a racist

One year ago   |   By

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It was clear that President Donald Trump's comment about "shithole" countries is racist.
Trump has a documented history of bias and contempt toward nonwhites.
Evidence of his racism is so abundant and explicit that the claim shouldn't even be controversial.
What would you call someone who blasted Haiti as a "shithole," complained about immigrants from Africa, and wondered why the United States couldn't accept more immigrants from a European country like Norway?
What about someone who mocked Nigerians as living in "huts?" Or defended white supremacists after they...
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