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Trump Likens House Impeachment Inquiry to ‘A Lynching’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump triggered outrage Tuesday by comparing the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry to a lynching, assigning the horrors of a deadly and racist chapter in U.S. history to a process laid out in the Constitution. "That is one word ...
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Trump Steps up Attack on Black Lawmaker, Calls Him ‘Racist’

WASHINGTON — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest rhetorical shot...
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Costa Reacts to AOC Staffer Calling Dems Like Him Racist

LOS BANOS — Rep. Jim Costa doesn’t like being called a racist, especially by a staffer of the House's most controversial freshman. In a tweet posted Thursday, Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York), compared modera...