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John Oliver Blasts a ‘Range of Batsh*t Theories’ From Trump and Birtherism to Marjorie Taylor Greene and QAnon

After a brief hiatus, John Oliver returned to late-night to tackle a busy week of news -- blasting President Donald Trump for promoting the racist conspiracy theory that Kamala Harris is..
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Kamala Harris Changes the Race While Trump Tells on Himself

There were surprises this week that weren’t entirely shocking: Ms. Harris joined Joe Biden’s ticket and President Trump resurrected birtherism. Here’s what to make of the last week in politics.
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Trump revives racist ‘birtherism’ after Biden taps Harris for vice president

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Birtherism 2.0, explained

birtherism 2.0, explained

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John Berman Hits Trump’s Recent Birtherism: ‘What the President Says is Wrong, What the President Says is Racist’

CNN's John Berman made no bones about President Donald Trump's recent questioning of VP candidate Kamala Harriss's eligibility to serve in office, plainly calling them "wrong" and "racist."
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Biden Urges Mandatory Masks, and Trump Pushes Birtherism

And Trump revives a racist conspiracy theory: This is your morning tip sheet.
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Don Lemon Rips Trump For ‘Dirty Racist Tactic’ on Kamala Harris Birtherism Comment: ‘No Other Words Than Disgusting’

"A white man questioning a Black woman's birthplace in America in 2020. No other words but disgusting and racist," Lemon said on Thursday night on CNN.
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Trump campaign attack on Kamala Harris’s citizenship is right out of the birtherism playbook

trump campaign attack on kamala harris’s citizenship is right out of the birtherism playbook

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Trump Campaign Opens Door For New Kind Of ‘Birtherism’ With Kamala Harris

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Downloads of Signal App Spike 30% After Trump Announces WeChat Ban

downloads of signal app spike 30% after trump announces wechat ban
Users of Chinese messaging app WeChat are flocking to alternatives after President Trump signed an executive order calling for a ban of the Tencent-owned company’s operations in the..
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Fears of Birtherism Killed Duckworth's VP Chances

Joe Biden's campaign team feared a selection of Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., as his running mate could touch off a new round of birtherism. New York magazine reported that the concerns were heightened..
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Newsweek Claims Column Challenging Kamala Harris’ Eligibility for VP Has ‘Nothing to Do with Racist Birtherism’

newsweek claims column challenging kamala harris’ eligibility for vp has ‘nothing to do with racist birtherism’
Newsweek editors responded to outrage over a column challenging Senator Kamala Harris' eligibility to be Joe Biden's vice president by claiming that the piece "has nothing to do with racist birtherism"..
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Newsweek Insists Op-Ed on Kamala Harris’ Presidential Eligibility Is Not ‘Birtherism’

newsweek insists op-ed on kamala harris’ presidential eligibility is not ‘birtherism’
Newsweek is defending itself after falling under fire for an op-ed offering “some questions” over whether Sen. Kamala Harris, the American-born daughter of immigrants, could serve as president. The..
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The old man and the Trump conspiracy tweet

From guy who brought you birtherism
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Twitter and Trump: a feud years in the making finally erupts

On one side of this fraught moment: the president of the United States, facing multiple crises less than six months before the election. On the other: Twitter, the social media giant, which has..
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Full Video Trump Shared of Bloomberg ‘Praising’ Him Reveals that Seconds Later He Ripped Trump’s Birtherism

President Donald Trump shared an old video of former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg “praising” Trump as a “New York icon,” but in the full interview Bloomberg appears to mock Trump’s..
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YouTube: No ‘deepfakes’ or ‘birther’ videos in 2020 election

Better late than never, YouTube is making it clear there will be no “birtherism” on its service during this year’s U.S. presidential election. Never mind that the conspiracy theory around former..
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YouTube: No "birther" conspiracy videos for 2020 election

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — YouTube is making clear there will be no “birtherism” on its platform during this year's U.S. presidential election. Also banned: Election-related “deepfake”..
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Limbaugh, Once a Birther, Claims GOP Never Called Obama Illegitimate: ‘We Didn’t Try To Kick Obama Out of Office’

limbaugh, once a birther, claims gop never called obama illegitimate: ‘we didn’t try to kick obama out of office’
Conservative radio firebrand Rush Limbaugh declared Friday that when President Barack Obama was commander-in-chief, Republicans and the radio host “didn’t try to kick Obama out of office.” This..
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Senior State Dept. Official Embraced Birtherism, Called Pelosi a Nazi, and Advocated for Nuking Afghanistan After 9/11

A senior Trump State Department adviser on arms control, Frank Wuco, has previously peddled racist Birther myths about President Barack Obama, smeared Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a “Nazi” whose Botox..
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NPR Vet Mara Liasson: Trump's Take on Biden Could Be '2020 Version of Birtherism'

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson touts she's had "34 great years at NPR," so it's not surprising she's going to offer the dependable liberal hot take
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Twitter and Birtherism Put Trump on the Political Map: How Media Paved the Way For Trump

This is part five of an eight-part series of columns by senior columnist John Ziegler, telling the story of the relationship between the mainstream news media’s demise as a cultural institution and..
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Birtherism. Liberal Pelosi. Now ‘The Squad’ Is the New Villain for the Right.

Four women have reached a notoriety virtually unheard-of for freshmen House members, thanks to a relentless conservative fire usually trained on senior Democrats.
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Fox’s Jessica Tarlov Blasts Trump’s ‘Disgusting’ Racist Tweets: ‘The Next Round of Birtherism’

Fox News liberal contributor *Jessica Tarlov* invoked *Donald Trump*'s history with birtherism on Monday as she condemned the president for his racially-charged attacks against his Democratic enemies..
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2020 Candidates Defend Kamala Harris from ‘Racist and Ugly’ Attack Shared by Don Jr.: ‘Peddling Birtherism Again’

Some of *Kamala Harris*'s 2020 rivals are speaking up to defend her following reports on a "racist campaign" against her online.
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6/3/19: Red and Blue

President Trump makes state visit to the UK; Kushner on Trump's birtherism push
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Kushner won't say if Trump, birtherism is racist

When faced with questions of whether President Donald Trump is a racist or has done racist things, adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner would not give an answer. (June 3)
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CNN’s John Avlon: Trump’s Birtherism is Too ‘Sickening to Swallow’ For Kushner

CNN's *John Avlon* said on Monday that it'll be difficult for *Jared Kushner* to separate himself from his father-in-law in light of how he handled questions recently on President *Donald Trump's*..
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Jared Kushner Deflects Birtherism Questions: 'I Wasn't Involved'

President Donald Trump's son-in-law senior adviser Jared Kushner deferred questions about whether his father-in-law's birtherism attacks against  former President Barack Obama were racist, insisting..
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Kushner Refuses to Talk About Trump’s Birtherism and Muslim Ban When Asked If They’re Racist in Tense Interview

Jared Kushner repeatedly refused to answer a question about President Donald Trump’s birtherism while defending his father-in-law in a tense interview with Axios’ Jonathan Swan. Jared Kushner..
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