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Tina Turner Pro-Trump Quote is Completely Fake

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Reports that Tina Turner said she was thankful for President Donald Trump, “the first time in 8 years” that she is grateful for a president, are false. Rumors that the Grammy Award-winning singer expressed her support for Trump during Thanksgiving stemmed from a number of disreputable news websites.

According to PolitiFact, the fake claim was published on several disreputable/fake news websites, including Daily News for Americans, New Conservatives News, Trump Movements and USConservativeVoice. The articles, which simply reiterated the headline, claimed that Turner said she was thankful for Trump, the first time in eight years that she was able to make that statement. The short report, which also included a video of an interview Turner did on “The Jonathan Ross Show,” purported:

“This Thanksgiving Is The First Time in 8 Years That I am Thankful For Our President, God Bless Him And His Supporters.” Do You Support To Tina ?
The quote, however, is entirely fabricated. Turner never said that she was grateful for a president for “the first time in 8 years,” a criticism against former President Barack Obama—the false quote/claim stemmed from fake news sites.

While Turner did, in fact, make an appearance on “The Jonathan Ross Show” last month, she did not discuss Trump. Rather, Turner opened up to the British talk show host about her escape from her abusive ex-husband Ike Turner, her musical career and retirement. And while Turner, who has lived in Switzerland for years, did formally “relinquish” her U.S. citizenship, the singer did so in 2013—long before Trump became president.

 

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ICE Barricades Entrances to Prevent Protestors from Entering Government Building

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers barricaded an employee and visitor entrance Wednesday to prevent activists from performing an “occupation” of the agency’s D.C. headquarters.

Several dozen activists had intended to enter the building to protest Trump administration deportation and border detention policies, but arrived to find temporary fencing and a line of officers blocking their way.

Amid heavy rain, activists chanted slogans anyhow, including “quit your jobs!” at Department of Homeland Security guards and ICE employees who peered from windows.

The protest was organized by Movimiento Cosecha and was advertised in a press release as a demonstration by “undocumented activists and allies,” as similar protests occur in other cities.

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NRA Weird Starts Political Campaign Ads Against Ocasio-Cortez

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Claiming that 22 year old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a threat to America, the NRA has started pushing political ads that attack candidates that they don’t support.

“Left-wing socialists have infiltrated our nation and want to fundamentally change the country we love,” NRATV host Grant Stinchfield warns. “The socialist movement in America is real. It is dangerous. And it is more powerful than you may think.”

 

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WATCHDOG: NRA Russian Dark Money Funded Pro-Trump Ads Illegally

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Watchdogs say an unknown amount of Russian dark money funneled through the National Rifle Association helped Donald Trump win the presidency.

The NRA is claiming they only received a few donations from Russia, but refuses to allow its books to be audited.

Robert Maguire is an investigator with the Center for Responsive Politics, which runs opensecrets.org. He said the dark money loophole that allows nonprofits to take limitless donations without reporting the source means we can’t really tell how much foreign money was spent in the 2016 presidential election.

“It’s safe to assume that what we’re seeing is the tip of the iceberg,” Maguire said. “The problem is that there’s no way to track that.”

But that figure does not include large payments from U.S. subsidiaries of companies owned by Russian oligarchs. Investigators have found such payments went to others in Trump’s orbit.

Direct foreign funding of American campaigns is illegal and could be politically toxic.

Maguire said the problem is that it might also be invisible.

And he pointed out that in the 2016 presidential race, the NRA spent three-times what it had supporting Mitt Romney in 2012 – and the money came just as big GOP donors were distancing themselves from Trump.

“The NRA spent more money than it has in any previous cycle,” Maguire said. “Without the NRA stepping into that vacuum, it would have severely impacted the chances that he would have won the election.”

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Maguire said the NRA got what it paid for. After the Parkland shooting, Trump said he might back some gun-control measures – until the National Rifle Association got involved.

“The NRA in a matter of weeks had two private meetings with the president,” Maguire observed; “and we saw those sort of initiatives kind of fade away.”

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