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Back to school: The CDC wants you to put this in your kid’s backpack this year

Back to school season is officially here, and federal health officials are recommending parents and caregivers to take an extra step to ensure their child’s safety.

‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ ADVICE FROM IOWA SENIOR CITIZENS GOES VIRAL

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends placing a “backpack emergency card” in your child’s backpack. The card should include the child’s name, date of birth and contact information for their parent or guardian. Additionally, it should provide an out-of-town contact and detail any of the child’s special needs or medical conditions – such as allergies – in case of an emergency situation.

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Parents and caregivers can write their contact information and detail any of their child’s medical conditions on the card. (iStock)

“You know how easily books and papers get lost or destroyed in your child’s backpack, so make sure that their emergency card can withstand the wear and tear. Consider laminating their emergency card and picking a secure place in their backpack where their card can be quickly and easily located,” the CDC recommends.

TEXAS SCHOOL OFFERING ‘ADULTING 101’ TO TEACH STUDENTS ‘HOW TO SURVIVE’

Speaking of back to school, 63 percent of moms feel extra stress at the beginning of the school year, according to a recent survey. This is especially true for those who have young children, surveyors found.

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A Woman Saved 97 Stray Dogs From Hurricane Dorian. They’re Now Living In Her House.

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The compassion of one woman saved dozens of stray dogs from peril as Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas.

Chella Phillips took 97 dogs into her Nassau home over the weekend as the storm ― which has killed at least five people in the islands ― ravaged the archipelago, multiple media outlets reported.

She allowed 79 of the dogs to stay in her master bedroom.

“It has been insane since last night, poop, piss non stop but at least they are respecting my bed and nobody has dared to jump in,” Phillips wrote in a Facebook post that has gone viral.

“Each island has [an] abundance of homeless dogs, my heart is so broken for the ones without a place to hide a CAT 5 monster and only God can protect them now,” she added.

Phillips told ABC News it was “either leave the dogs on the street to fend for themselves…or do something about it.”

“I just want these dogs to be safe,” she said. “I could care less about the dog poop and pee in my house.”

Phillips runs The Voiceless Dogs Of Nassau, Bahamas nonprofit. Its Facebook page details how she pairs local stray dogs with rescue agencies in the U.S. and regularly dishes out food and medicines to abandoned animals on the streets.

She did not immediately return HuffPost’s request for further information.

But in a second post on Monday, Phillips wrote, “we are alright after a stressful night.”

“All services are down, all TVs are fried from the lightnings so no more cartoons for the sick dogs until we can purchase new ones,” she wrote.

She added: “I don’t see how any dogs or any living being could have survived outside. My heart goes out to them. Thank you for the outpouring support and heartfelt prayers.”

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has called the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian “a historic tragedy.”

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Cherokee Nation Names First Delegate To Congress

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Kimberly Teehee is being nominated by Cherokee National Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. as a delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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The Cherokee Nation has named its first ever delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. Former Obama appointee Kimberley Teehee’s nomination was approved by the tribe’s council on Thursday. Although the treaty that created this non-voting position is almost 200 years old, it’s never been filled.

The article outlining the right to a delegate is in the Treaty of New Echota. The 1835 treaty is also the document that led to the Trail of Tears, something that has been top of mind for Teehee. She points out the treaty gave up the Cherokee’s homelands and cost the tribe thousands of lives.

“Literally blood sweat and tears,” Teehee said. “We can’t ignore that history and what it meant for us to have a provision like that put in place given the devastation that occurred and the deaths that occurred.”

Teehee grew up in Oklahoma and cut her teeth in politics in the 1980’s interning for Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to become chief of the Cherokee Nation. Mankiller led the tribe at a time when it was reasserting its sovereignty on both a state and national level. Teehee says watching Mankiller become one of the most effective Cherokee chiefs in modern history was inspiring.

“She let me go to meetings with her, I got to travel with her, got to research for her,” she said. “She was so hands on with me, I loved it.”

Mankiller advised Teehee that when she returned to college from her internship, the young woman should consider getting a law degree. “Because there’s a lot of Indian issues being litigated in the federal courts, and those decisions are having an impact on tribes, and it’s going to become more complicated to lead,” Teehee said.

Law school and political appointments

Teehee would go on to get that law degree, and later she worked for the Democratic National Committee, as a Hill staffer and then an Obama appointee. Teehee has been an outsized figure on Capitol Hill for decades when it comes to Indian Country policy. Her fingerprints are on a wide variety of policy and laws affecting Indigenous people, from the Violence against women act to the creation of Congress’s first Native American caucus.

As a delegate in Congress who can attend committee meetings, Teehee would have the opportunity to not just advocate for the Cherokee Nation, but for all tribes, said Lindsay Robertson, who teaches federal Indian law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

“You’d have somebody in the halls of Congress, all the time, with access and rights of participation and debate who is raising Native American issues constantly,” he said.

The appointment still needs congressional approval, and Robertson says it will likely take time for Congress to figure out exactly how to seat Teehee. But the treaty language is very clear: the Cherokee Nation is entitled to a delegate.

Bipartisan connections

One thing that could help Teehee’s chances of being seated is her reputation on the Hill for bipartisan work. She has close relationships with Oklahoma Republicans Markwayne Mullin, also a member of the Cherokee Nation, and Tom Cole, a member of the Chickasaw Nation.

Newly-elected Chief of the Cherokee Nation Chuck Hoskin Jr. made Teehee’s appointment one of his administration’s first priorities. He said her ability to reach across the aisle on a number of important areas for Indian Country is what led him to choose Teehee for the position.

“One thing that I have learned is that you never know what the next issue will be, and so we need somebody that is nimble, has studied up on the issues and is a quick study when those things come up,” Hoskin said.

For her part, Teehee says she understands her appointment will help bring visibility to a nearly invisible part of American society. And that could have a lasting impact on areas like Indian Health Services funding, education expansion on tribal lands and treaty rights, like the one that led to her appointment.

“The education piece of it also means, ‘What do treaty rights actually mean?’ Why do these old documents still live today?'”

In this case, the Treaty of New Echota, a document that led to the horrors of genocide nearly 200 years ago, could today lead to a new chapter in relations between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation.

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The World Of Ella Fitzgerald: A Turning The Tables Playlist

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Listen to this playlist on Spotify or Apple Music.

That Ella Fitzgerald — Ella! — would pull back the stage curtain ever so discreetly before her concerts, eyeball the audience and say to her band, “I hope they like me,” is one of the more exasperating mysteries of life. And yet, there she was — the First Lady of Song — year after year, peeping and fretting. But Fitzgerald’s performance anxiety is likely the reason why millions of people bought her records and clamored to hear her in person: She channeled the jitters into a kind of musical perfectionism that sounded so much better than good. Her swinging, her scatting! To paraphrase the songwriter Johnny Mercer, she was just too marvelous, too marvelous for words.

This playlist features some of Fitzgerald’s performances that were particularly fine. It’s by no means definitive. She recorded hundreds of songs on albums and ’78s. The playlist also includes recordings by other artists — some younger, some not. Foremost are the Boswell Sisters, a New Orleans-based trio led by Connee Boswell — the only singer who Fitzgerald consistently credited as a primary influence. In 1934, Fitzgerald reportedly conjured Connee during her prize-winning, life-changing performance at the Apollo Theater’s amateur talent contest in Harlem. The Boswells were internationally known radio stars back then and the progenitors of girl groups in American popular music.

Neither Connee nor her sisters scatted, but it’s easy to extrapolate from their vocal calisthenics that one day some woman would. Listen to their version of “It Don’t Mean a Thing” and pay close attention from 1:12 to 1:46. Then check out Fitzgerald’s and Duke Ellington’s live performance of “Cotton Tail” on The Stockholm Concert album. All five minutes are delicious and they’re a seemingly natural evolution from the Boswells.

The Great American Song Book series vaulted Fitzgerald to superstardom during her lifetime and later comprised a box set of 16 CDs. Her vocal performance on Irving Berlin’s “Blue Skies” is a tour de force with the Paul Weston Orchestra — a swinging scat that dominates the nearly four-minute song. Serious students of jazz vocals study it still. Then, there are the ballads, without which love would sound a lot less special for millions of people around the world. Ellington’s “I Didn’t Know About You,” Rodgers and Hart’s “Isn’t It Romantic” and Jerome Kern’s “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man” are magnetic, as are Fitzgerald’s studio recordings of “I’ve Got a Crush on You” and “But Not for Me” by George and Ira Gershwin. She even makes Cole Porter’s mid-tempo delights more delightful. “Don’t Fence Me In” is not to be missed.

But — with rare exception — recordings of Fitzgerald’s live performances sound even more wonderful. There’s nothing like a prodigiously talented vocalist who’s eager to win over an audience. She seems to relax on stage and embrace the unexpected with humor and grace. In 1958, she gave the Italians something close to coloratura in Rome with “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.” Over three and a half minutes, she’s adorably funny, singing I can’t give you anything but cece and — as she often did — mimicking her musical hero Louis Armstrong. At the same concert, Fitzgerald gives “I Loves You Porgy” real pathos — an entirely different emotional color that’s not often associated with her studio recordings.

Ever hear “Imagine My Frustration” from that evening with Ellington in Stockholm? Please do. It’s almost as fresh as Fitzgerald’s “Mack the Knife” in Berlin, one of the biggest hits of her career.

No singer has ever mastered all of this woman’s tool box of sound. But as the Grammy Award-winning jazz lover Rickie Lee Jones says, “She’s part of how everybody sings.” Some who came close to her relaxed humor and genius timing include the modern jazz trio Lambert, Hendricks and Ross — and later, Annie Ross conjures her as a solo artist. Dianne Reeves and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra do a mighty fine “Bli-Blip,” almost catching up to Ella and Duke. Meanwhile, Diane Schuur and the Count Basie Orchestra beautifully Ella-gize “I Loves You Porgy.” But no one has ever mastered Fitzgerald’s “Don’t Be That Way,” which could settle any argument in any language on any continent.

Songs by the jazz duo Tuck & Patti recall Fitzgerald’s intimate recordings with guitarist Joe Pass. Roberta Flack’s “Tenderly” also evokes the master. Even Al Jarreau’s early music gives her a nod, as his vocalese on “Take Five” suggests. On at least two occasions, Fitzgerald released “Dream a Little Dream of Me” a signature hit for Mama Cass Elliott. But there’s a trace of Fitzgerald from the get go in The Mamas & The Papas’ original recording.

It’s a pity that there’s no album featuring Fitzgerald’s performances on the 1967 television special Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (though it is available to stream on Amazon Prime. Start watching at 34:00 and don’t stop!) Sinatra is positively giddy whenever she opens her mouth, and the former big band singers are in rare form with the audience as Nelson Riddle conducts the orchestra. When Ella sings, Frank is so elated he literally leaps into the air.

That Sinatra and Fitzgerald never cut an album together is a crime. That Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong recorded a bushel of songs is a sign of the divine. No live audience, but their chemistry crackles. Fitzgerald reportedly insisted that Armstrong choose all the songs and sang in his key — that’s how much she wanted to be in the studio with him. “Stompin’ at the Savoy,” “These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You),” “Isn’t This a Lovely Day?” and, later, the Porgy and Bess repertoire are triumphs. Fitzgerald was a true musician’s musician — her relative pitch (the ability to hear any note and immediately identify corresponding notes) as well as her natural inclination toward perfection were heavenly assets to the most beloved jazz musician on the planet.

Armstrong’s last homemade reel-to-reel tape — number 1987.3.590 — is telling. Ricky Riccardi, who curates the collection for the Armstrong House Museum in Queens, N.Y., found the 1971 tape many years later and describes it on his blog.

“The last song Louis Armstrong listened to on the very last tape he made on July 5, 1971 was ‘April in Paris,'” Riccardi writes. It’s the recording he made with Fitzgerald, which appeared on their album Ella and Louis. Armstrong listened before he went to bed and died near dawn the following day. Like so many before him and so many after, he’d reached for Fitzgerald when it mattered.

Enjoy the music.

Gwen Thompkins is host of the New Orleans-based public radio program “Music Inside Out with Gwen Thompkins.”

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Governing by Owning the Libs — When a president’s entire motivation is to antagonize the people who didn’t vote for him.

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Polly? Yeah, sure, she’s great. Had her in my office a few years back, maybe seven years ago. That’s my office, by the way, I won it fair and square even though Crooked Hillary tried to steal it out from under me. And we had that serious discussion, you know. It was so serious. And I told her, you know, when you’re in the office of the most important man in the world, and she was, you know, she was thinking she’s going to try and talk herself out of a really serious debate because, well, when you really get down to it, folks.. and I’m not gonna lie to you! I’m not! Am I? Well, probably not. (Audience laughter) You know those liberals, folks, they’re just so.. they’re out to get me, you know, they really are, but they haven’t made anything stick yet, have they, because they know it’s all, it’s just – it’s like my security detail said to me just this morning, they said, “Mr. President, you’re the best, the easiest security detail we’ve ever worked,” you know, and they thanked me, one of them may have been crying – it’s true! Way easier than running interference for Obama, and you know, people just love working for me, they tell me all the time.

(I feel unclean.)

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Back to school: The CDC wants you to put this in your kid’s backpack this year

Back to school season is officially here, and federal health officials are recommending parents and caregivers to take an extra step to ensure their child’s safety.

‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ ADVICE FROM IOWA SENIOR CITIZENS GOES VIRAL

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends placing a “backpack emergency card” in your child’s backpack. The card should include the child’s name, date of birth and contact information for their parent or guardian. Additionally, it should provide an out-of-town contact and detail any of the child’s special needs or medical conditions – such as allergies – in case of an emergency situation.

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Parents and caregivers can write their contact information and detail any of their child’s medical conditions on the card. (iStock)

“You know how easily books and papers get lost or destroyed in your child’s backpack, so make sure that their emergency card can withstand the wear and tear. Consider laminating their emergency card and picking a secure place in their backpack where their card can be quickly and easily located,” the CDC recommends.

TEXAS SCHOOL OFFERING ‘ADULTING 101’ TO TEACH STUDENTS ‘HOW TO SURVIVE’

Speaking of back to school, 63 percent of moms feel extra stress at the beginning of the school year, according to a recent survey. This is especially true for those who have young children, surveyors found.

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Michael Waltrip’s ‘Blink of an Eye’ is the untold story of day Dale Earnhardt Sr. died

When NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip woke up on the morning of February 18, 2001 – the morning of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida – he felt different.

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Charlotte Motor Speedway in the early 90s. Benny Parsons interviews Dale Earnhardt Sr and Michael Waltrip. (Michael Waltrip)

“Some mornings I wake up and I can’t remember where I put my keys, but I remember every detail of that day vividly. I told my wife that they were not beating me that day, even though I had never won a NASCAR Cup race. Nobody had ever lost 462 races and then just won,” Waltrip told Fox News. “But Dale Earnhardt Sr. had told me I had the ability, and that day, I knew I would.”

At that point in his tumultuous career, Waltrip had completed some 462 Cup races – and failed to cross the line first in each and every one of them – branding him with the gong of NASCAR’s longest-ever losing streak. But under the Florida sun on the legendary racetrack, Earnhardt blocked the field of 40 cars to allow Waltrip a much-coveted victory.

“With 30 laps to go, I took the lead for the first time. Behind me was his son Dale Earnhardt Jr., and behind him was Dale Sr., the three of us working together,” Waltrip recalled. “And then crossing the line and taking that checkered flag – the emotion I felt was relief.”

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It was a unique friendship amid the vicious arena of professional racecar driving. The celebration would be short-lived. Earnhardt Sr. crashed on the last lap.

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New documentary to be released this month

“I’m a Christian and I believe in angels and God. I believe those angels took me straight to Victory Lane and I didn’t stop at the crash. I was waiting for Dale to walk through the gate but he didn’t. I knew something was wrong,” Waltrip said. “No one had answers. Half an hour later, my publicist delivered me the ultimate news.”

Waltrip’s story and his bond as the chronic underdog with the feared and famed Earnhardt — known in the sport as “The Intimidator” — is the subject of a new documentary, “Blink of an Eye,” directed by Paul Taublieb.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. in an interview for the new documentary

“I didn’t want this to be just a race car movie, it’s a movie about what happens when somebody really believes in you,” he said. “It’s an untold story, a marvelous story. Dale Earnhardt Sr. was the Michael Jordan or the Brad Pitt of the racecar world. When you deal with a real person and their family, there is a sense of responsibility.”

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And while Earnhardt was a deeply private person, Taublieb hopes audiences see the many layers beneath his exterior as a ruthless competitor staring down the finish line.

“Dale had a heart of gold and truly cared about other people,” he surmised. “And Michael taught me as a filmmaker to own your emotions, be raw and share who you are. Some might think he was a loser, but he definitely was not.”

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And for Waltrip, telling his story is a catharsis bound by faith and belief in overcoming adversity.

“For a few months after that Daytona, I was just going through the motions,” he added. “Then I came out of it, and I went back to Daytona to win.”

“Blink of an Eye” opens in New York and Los Angeles September 6th, and for one day only in select cinemas nationwide on September 12th in partnership with Fathom Events

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A Woman Saved 97 Stray Dogs From Hurricane Dorian. They’re Now Living In Her House.

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The compassion of one woman saved dozens of stray dogs from peril as Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas.

Chella Phillips took 97 dogs into her Nassau home over the weekend as the storm ― which has killed at least five people in the islands ― ravaged the archipelago, multiple media outlets reported.

She allowed 79 of the dogs to stay in her master bedroom.

“It has been insane since last night, poop, piss non stop but at least they are respecting my bed and nobody has dared to jump in,” Phillips wrote in a Facebook post that has gone viral.

“Each island has [an] abundance of homeless dogs, my heart is so broken for the ones without a place to hide a CAT 5 monster and only God can protect them now,” she added.

Phillips told ABC News it was “either leave the dogs on the street to fend for themselves…or do something about it.”

“I just want these dogs to be safe,” she said. “I could care less about the dog poop and pee in my house.”

Phillips runs The Voiceless Dogs Of Nassau, Bahamas nonprofit. Its Facebook page details how she pairs local stray dogs with rescue agencies in the U.S. and regularly dishes out food and medicines to abandoned animals on the streets.

She did not immediately return HuffPost’s request for further information.

But in a second post on Monday, Phillips wrote, “we are alright after a stressful night.”

“All services are down, all TVs are fried from the lightnings so no more cartoons for the sick dogs until we can purchase new ones,” she wrote.

She added: “I don’t see how any dogs or any living being could have survived outside. My heart goes out to them. Thank you for the outpouring support and heartfelt prayers.”

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has called the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian “a historic tragedy.”

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A Woman Saved 97 Stray Dogs From Hurricane Dorian. They’re Now Living In Her House.

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The compassion of one woman saved dozens of stray dogs from peril as Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas.

Chella Phillips took 97 dogs into her Nassau home over the weekend as the storm ― which has killed at least five people in the islands ― ravaged the archipelago, multiple media outlets reported.

She allowed 79 of the dogs to stay in her master bedroom.

“It has been insane since last night, poop, piss non stop but at least they are respecting my bed and nobody has dared to jump in,” Phillips wrote in a Facebook post that has gone viral.

“Each island has [an] abundance of homeless dogs, my heart is so broken for the ones without a place to hide a CAT 5 monster and only God can protect them now,” she added.

Phillips told ABC News it was “either leave the dogs on the street to fend for themselves…or do something about it.”

“I just want these dogs to be safe,” she said. “I could care less about the dog poop and pee in my house.”

Phillips runs The Voiceless Dogs Of Nassau, Bahamas nonprofit. Its Facebook page details how she pairs local stray dogs with rescue agencies in the U.S. and regularly dishes out food and medicines to abandoned animals on the streets.

She did not immediately return HuffPost’s request for further information.

But in a second post on Monday, Phillips wrote, “we are alright after a stressful night.”

“All services are down, all TVs are fried from the lightnings so no more cartoons for the sick dogs until we can purchase new ones,” she wrote.

She added: “I don’t see how any dogs or any living being could have survived outside. My heart goes out to them. Thank you for the outpouring support and heartfelt prayers.”

Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has called the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian “a historic tragedy.”

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Debra Messing responds to Trump’s Twitter jab with a call for gun control: ‘Now that I have your attention’

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After getting some Twitter attention from President Trump, actress Debra Messing seized the opportunity to call on him to push for gun control.

The “Will & Grace” star goaded a response out of Trump after a series of controversial tweets in which she agreed with an Alabama church’s assertion that African-American supporters of the president are mentally ill. She also joined her co-star Eric McCormack in calling on The Hollywood Reporter to publish the list of attendees to an upcoming fundraiser for Trump’s reelection campaign in Beverly Hills.

She used the attention to tweet on Monday: “Now that I know I have your attention @realDonaldTrump, please read this thread— a PARTIAL list of souls lost to preventable,devastating gun violence. America wants universal background checks. The majority of Americans want assault weapons ban. Take Action and I’ll call you Sir.”

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Messing’s reply came with a retweet that listed some of the more high-profile mass shootings that have occurred in the U.S. in recent years, including the Las Vegas attack that killed 59 people in 2017, the Orlando nightclub shooting that killed 49 people in 2016 and the Newtown, Conn., shooting that left 26 dead, including 20 small children.

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Messing initially caught Trump’s eye after calling for a list of his supporters in Beverly Hills over the weekend.

“Please print a list of all attendees please. The public has a right to know,” she tweeted on Saturday.

The note gained a response from the president, who took to the social media site to write: “I have not forgotten that when it was announced that I was going to do The Apprentice, and when it then became a big hit, helping NBC’s failed lineup greatly, @DebraMessing came up to me at an Upfront & profusely thanked me, even calling me ‘Sir.’ How times have changed!”

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This is hardly the first time the 51-year-old star has been provocative with her tweets about gun violence. She previously received backlash after endorsing a tweet that suggested that, if she were to die as a result of gun violence, she wanted her ashes thrown into Sen. Mitch McConnell’s and former NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch’s eyes while “still smoldering.”

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