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AOC ‘squad’ holds news conference after Trump doubles down on explosive call for them to ‘go back’ home

Hours after President Trump forcefully doubled down on his explosive call for progressive congresswomen to “go back” to where they came from — and demanded they “apologize” for what he called their anti-American “hate” — four of those Democrats were holding their own closely watched news conference Monday evening on Capitol Hill.

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib stood side by side at a podium. Pressley began by referring to Trump as “the occupant of the White House” seeking to “marginalize and silence” the women, but quickly turned her focus to various issues, from gun violence to immigration.

“I encourage the American people and all of us, in this room and beyond, to not take the bait,” Pressley said, calling the situation a “disruptive distraction.”

“At the end of the day, if we improve the conditions of children in a cage, they are still in a cage,” Pressley continued. “This is simply a disruption and a distraction from the callous, chaotic, and corrupt culture of this administration all the way down. We want to get back to the business of the American people, and why we were sent here.”

Members of the so-called progressive “squad” have feuded bitterly with top House Democrats in recent days, leading some observers to allege that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attacks on the freshmen progressives have emboldened Trump.

But, leading up to Monday evening’s news conference, the weight of the party establishment was firmly behind the four members of Congress — united, with all hands on deck, in attacking Trump’s comments. Pelosi announced Monday the House would take up a resolution to condemn the president’s “xenophobic tweets.”

Just minutes before the representatives were set to take the stage, Trump invoked Omar’s infamous casual reference to the 9/11 terrorist attacks as an instance in which “some people did something” — and renewed his calls for anti-American individuals to leave the country.

“We will never be a Socialist or Communist Country,” Trump wrote. “If you are NOT HAPPY HERE, YOU CAN LEAVE!”

Trump added that some people “HATE our Country,” and are “anti-Israel, pro Al-Qaeda, and comment on the 9/11 attack, ‘some people did something.'”

The progressive women offered something of a preview of their response over the weekend on social media. Tlaib, D-Mich., tweeted that Trump “needs to be impeached” and called him “a lawless & complete failure of a President.”

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Omar, meanwhile, accused Trump of “stoking white nationalism” and added, “As Members of Congress, the only country we swear an oath to is the United States. Which is why we are fighting to protect it from the worst, most corrupt and inept president we have ever seen.”

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., accused Trump of “stoking white nationalism.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Pressley, D-Mass., wrote: “THIS is what racism looks like. WE are what democracy looks like. And we’re not going anywhere. Except back to DC to fight for the families you marginalize and vilify everyday.”

Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., penned the most lengthy denunciation of Trump’s comments, asserting, “On top of not accepting an America that elected us, you cannot accept that we don’t fear you, either. You can’t accept that we will call your bluff & offer a positive vision for this country. And that’s what makes you seethe.”

She added: “Mr. President, the country I ‘come from,’ & the country we all swear to, is the United States. But given how you’ve destroyed our border with inhumane camps, all at a benefit to you & the corps who profit off them, you are absolutely right about the corruption laid at your feet.”

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Although Trump implied over the weekend they were born elsewhere, three of the four progressive congresswomen were in fact born in the United States. Omar, D-Minn., the first Somali native elected to Congress and one of its first Muslim women, was born in Somalia but spent much of her childhood in a Kenyan refugee camp as civil war tore apart her home country.

Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman in Congress, was born in Detroit. Pressley, the first black woman elected to the House from Massachusetts, was born in Cincinnati. Ocasio-Cortez, who is of Puerto Rican descent, was born in the Bronx, N.Y., and raised in suburban Westchester County.

Nevertheless, speaking to reporters outside the White House, Trump denied his tweets were racist and said: “If someone doesn’t like our country, if someone doesn’t want to be in our country, they should leave.”

He continued: “These are people that hate our country. … They hate it, I think, with a passion.”

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Trump additionally claimed that the freshmen lawmakers “hate America” and said that Omar, who has been accused of making anti-Semitic remarks by members of both parties, in particular “hates Jews.” The president also warned Democrats against letting them influence their direction: “If they want to gear their wagons against these four people, I think they’re going to have a very tough election.”

Trump’s original tweets had said “Democrat Congresswomen” should go back and fix the “corrupt” and “crime infested places” they came from and then “come back and show us how it’s done.”

Fox News’ Ronn Blitzer contributed to this report.

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Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it

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What I’m Hearing: Golfweek’s Steve DiMeglio spoke with Phil Mickelson about the reason behind the golfer’s decision to fast for six days. USA TODAY

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In all the years that question has been asked, not a single person ever thought the answer would be fasting. But that’s what Phil Mickelson has gone and done.

The man with the huge game and huge appetite for life and the dinner table looked into the mirror – and charts of his recent play – and determined he needed to make changes. Thus, ahead of the 148th edition of the British Open, to be played over the massive links named Royal Portrush, Mickelson is 15 to 18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago.

In a video posted Sunday on social media, Mickelson looked remarkably thinner as he explained he had made a “hard reset to change and try and make things better.” The approach included a six-day fast, a brief retreat and consumption of nothing but water and a special coffee blend for wellness.

On Monday at Royal Portrush, where Mickelson had a long session on the practice ground and then joined up with Alex Noren and Matthew Baldwin on the 13th tee and played in, proved the video was not photoshopped. He looked even thinner to me than he did in the video, yet, on those last six holes, he was still hitting bombs and had plenty of bop in his irons and step.

“I didn’t fast to lose weight. I fasted to heal,” Mickelson told me.

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The five-time major champion, who won the British Open at Muirfield in 2013 and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, won his 44th PGA Tour title at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Since then, however, he has missed the cut in four of his last six starts and posted just one top-20 finish, a tie for 18th at the Masters.

So the man who has never feared change or the risky shot, who at 49 is still looking for that fountain of golf youth, took food out of his game plan.

“Mechanically, my swing is right where I want it to be,” said Mickelson, who also added yoga to his daily routine and set off on many hikes to feed his desire to improve physically and mentally. “But mentally, I’ve just been losing focus. And my energy wasn’t there. So, I needed to make changes.

“The first day, day and a half, was tough. But by the fifth, sixth day, I wasn’t craving for food. I feel a ton better. I have so much energy, mental clarity.”

Mickelson didn’t go willy-nilly into this hard reset. He consumed many reports on studies on improving one’s mental and physical being. He talked to doctors about his new pursuit. And a quote he recently came across resonated with him and pushed him to change.

“Everything you put into your body is either causing disease or helping you fight disease.”

The quote is the 15th club in his bag as it echoes in his mind and provides incentive moving forward.

“Extensive research shows that fasting lets your body heal itself,” Mickelson said.

After he ended his fast, Mickelson became a rabbit. Since returning food to his world late last week, he has followed a plant-based diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. As he said, he hardly eats because his smaller stomach quickly fills with one serving.

“And I’m going to stay after it,” he said. “I had to make changes. I’m not sure it will help my game. I don’t have high expectations this week. But I love this tournament and I’m just going to have fun.

“Hopefully, my game will slowly come around.”

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Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena, skips Oversight hearing

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Australian model avoids jail after causing in-flight incident, slapping a flight attendant

Adau Mornyang wasn’t demonstrating model behavior, but she won’t get jail time, either.

The Australian model appeared in Los Angeles Federal Court on Monday, where she was sentenced to three years probation and 100 hours of community service for allegedly slapping a flight attendant on a United Airlines flight earlier this year.

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Adau Mornyang, 25, claimed to be truly remorseful for the Jan. 21 incident, during which she allegedly yelled “obscenities and racial slurs” before slapping a flight attendant who tried to calm her. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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Mornyang, 25, claimed to be truly remorseful for the incident, telling the judge she was made to “deal with my emotions” and seek “proper medical treatment,” per the Associated Press.

“I’ll do what it takes to prove to the world that I am not that woman,” Mornyang said.

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Adau Mornyang arrives at the Federal Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, July 15, 2019. The model and former Miss World Australia finalist was sentenced to probation and community service. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney said he believed Mornyang was honest in her desire to change her behavior.

“The trial process was punishment in and of itself,” the judge said.

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Mornyang was originally convicted of felony interference with a flight crew and misdemeanor assault after she disrupted a United Airlines flight between Melbourne and Los Angeles on Jan. 21, allegedly after drinking wine. Prosecutors said she was “yelling obscenities and racial slurs and flailing her arms,” and ultimately slapped a flight attendant who tried to intervene.

She had been previously acquitted of a third count of assaulting an air marshal who also tried to intervene, the Associated Press reported.

In addition to probation and community service, Mornyang will be subjected to drug tests and will receive mental health counseling for the next three years.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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California casino roof collapse leaves multiple people injured, authorities say

A partial roof collapse at a California casino on Monday resulted in multiple injuries, authorities said.

First responders rushed to Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena after a portion of the roof near the building’s center caved in. Police called the scene an “active incident” and said there were “unknown injuries” at this time.

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The roof of a Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena partially collapsed on Monday. (Gardena Police Department)

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While police didn’t immediately confirm the number of injured, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said 11 people were injured, with one “moderate” and 10 minor injuries. Seven people were transported to the hospital, fire officials said.

Police released pictures from inside the casino showing ceiling panels, sheetrock and other debris scattered across gaming tables. Fire officials posted a photo from the roof, showing two rectangular-shaped trailers sunk into the partially collapsed area.

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The cause of the collapse is under investigation.

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California casino roof collapse leaves multiple people injured, authorities say

A partial roof collapse at a California casino on Monday resulted in multiple injuries, authorities said.

First responders rushed to Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena after a portion of the roof near the building’s center caved in. Police called the scene an “active incident” and said there were “unknown injuries” at this time.

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The roof of a Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena partially collapsed on Monday. (Gardena Police Department)

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While police didn’t immediately confirm the number of injured, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said 11 people were injured, with one “moderate” and 10 minor injuries. Seven people were transported to the hospital, fire officials said.

Police released pictures from inside the casino showing ceiling panels, sheetrock and other debris scattered across gaming tables. Fire officials posted a photo from the roof, showing two rectangular-shaped trailers sunk into the partially collapsed area.

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The cause of the collapse is under investigation.

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Devin Nunes: ‘A lot of risk’ for Mueller to testify, ‘dirty cops’ will reveal themselves

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House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., raised questions as to why former Special Counsel Robert Mueller would “even come testify” if he is just going to stay with the “four corners of the report.”

Appearing on “America’s Newsroom” with anchor Bill Hemmer, Nunes pointed out: “There’s a lot of risk for Bob Mueller to actually do this.”

Mueller is slated to testify on Wednesday, July 24 before the House Judiciary and House Intelligence Committees.

He had been previously scheduled to testify on July 17 in a highly-anticipated public appearance. This will be the first since he gave a short statement following the conclusion of his nearly two-year investigation and release of a 448-page report.

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Last week, the Intelligence Committee received five hours of testimony from a member of Mueller’s team, and the panel is negotiating with the Justice Department regarding the appearance of other members of Mueller’s staff.

On “Sunday Morning Futures,” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told host Maria Bartiromo the delay was a political ploy to lay the groundwork for impeachment proceedings.

The three hours of hearings were rescheduled in an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question Mueller. There will be no closed-door hearing.

Nunes said he certainly has a lot of questions for Mueller.

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“What we really need to do is figure out, when did he know about collusion — whether or not it was true,” he told “America’s Newsroom.”

“I say it had to be right when he walked in the door.”

“I think what the American people understand: this investigation was not about collusion even though they say it was. It wasn’t about obstruction of justice because that was regarding the firing of Comey. I believe what it was that they set an obstruction of justice trap that lasted for the better part of two years.”

The California Republican continued: “Finally, a new Attorney General came in and said, ‘What do you got here?’ Like, we’ve been going for two years on this. ‘Was there any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians?’ And, there were none.”

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Nunes told Hemmer he thought that the hardest part for people to believe is that the “only Russians in this whole scandal were connected to the Democratic party.”

Last Friday, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that there is nothing Mueller “can say.”

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“He’s written a report. It said no collusion, and it said, effectively, no obstruction. They want to go it again and again and again because they want to hurt the president before the election.”

However, Nunes believes it will all come out in the testimony: “The ‘dirty cops’ behind the conspiracy, the FISA application, and manipulated intelligence will talk.”

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Missy Elliott’s Marie Claire Cover Is Really, Really Hot

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Styled by June Ambrose, photographed by Micaiah Carter and written by Ashley Ford, the profile is a joint effort of excellence. Elliott looks stunning in an array of looks as vibrant as the singer herself, not to mention an extremely fitting “Iconic” necklace and purple lid done by Alexandra Butler that will make you, well, lose control.

In the profile, Elliott opens up about her upcoming new music (!), her decadeslong career and her affinity for collaborating with and elevating other artists. The Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and recent honorary doctorate recipient might just inspire you to tap into your own creativity, and perhaps even soothe your social media anxiety in the process.

“I want to be able to encourage those who don’t go viral,” Elliott said. “A lot of people out there that have 452 or 100 followers may be talented. I want them to not feel like they have to do what everybody else is doing to gain that attention. Just be you. It’s going to catch hold somewhere.”

Mic drop. Or rather, mic put down, flipped and reversed.

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Missy Elliott’s Marie Claire Cover Is Really, Really Hot

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Styled by June Ambrose, photographed by Micaiah Carter and written by Ashley Ford, the profile is a joint effort of excellence. Elliott looks stunning in an array of looks as vibrant as the singer herself, not to mention an extremely fitting “Iconic” necklace and purple lid done by Alexandra Butler that will make you, well, lose control.

In the profile, Elliott opens up about her upcoming new music (!), her decadeslong career and her affinity for collaborating with and elevating other artists. The Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and recent honorary doctorate recipient might just inspire you to tap into your own creativity, and perhaps even soothe your social media anxiety in the process.

“I want to be able to encourage those who don’t go viral,” Elliott said. “A lot of people out there that have 452 or 100 followers may be talented. I want them to not feel like they have to do what everybody else is doing to gain that attention. Just be you. It’s going to catch hold somewhere.”

Mic drop. Or rather, mic put down, flipped and reversed.

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Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for ‘unacceptable’ tweets

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Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen “go back” to where they came from, calling the tweets “spiteful” and arguing that Trump should remove them from his Twitter feed.

Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, became the most prominent Republican lawmakers to openly condemn Trump for his tweets on Sunday and called for them to be taken down. Both lawmakers have in the past bucked party lines and criticized Trump for controversial words and actions.

“I disagree strongly with many of the views and comments of some of the far-left members of the House Democratic Caucus,” Collins said in a statement. “[B]ut the President’s tweet that some Members of Congress should go back to the ‘places from which they came’ was way over the line, and he should take that down.”

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All four of the women Trump apparently was referring to are American citizens and three of the four were born in the United States.

In a pair of tweets, Murkowski called Trump’s comments “unacceptable” and demanded “a higher standard of decorum and decency.”

“There is no excuse for the president’s spiteful comments –they were absolutely unacceptable and this needs to stop,” she said.

The two senators’ criticism was echoed by Mike Turner, a Republican representative from Ohio, who also took to Twitter to call Trump’s comments “racist” and to demand an apology.

“I am confident that every Member of Congress is a committed American,” Turner tweeted. “Donald Trump’s tweets from this weekend were racist and he should apologize. We must work as a country to rise above hate, not enable it.”

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, also criticized Trump, telling CNN that the president’s tweets were “racist and xenophobic.”

Trump has faced widespread criticism from Democrats and many in the media for the tweets saying the four outspoken liberal congresswomen should go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries.

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While Trump didn’t name the four, he is almost certainly referring to congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. Only Omar, from Somalia, is foreign-born.

Trump doubled down on Monday, saying the four congresswomen should apologize to him for past remarks about Israel and about him.

“When will the Radical Left Congresswomen apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said. So many people are angry at them & their horrible & disgusting actions!” he tweeted.

Omar ignited a bipartisan uproar in Washington several months ago when she suggested that members of Congress support Israel for money. Tlaib riled up a supportive crowd by calling the president a profanity and predicting that Trump will be removed from office.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday the House will vote on a resolution condemning Trump’s tweets.

Pelosi said Trump “went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about members of Congress” and said his  “disgusting” comments cannot stand without rebuttal.

Pelosi has called on lawmakers from both major political parties to support the resolution, which will cite former President Ronald Reagan’s last speech as president in which he thanked immigrants, adding that if the U.S. “ever closed the door to new Americans, our leadership in the world would soon be lost.”

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Despite the widespread condemnation of Trump’s tweets, the majority of Republican lawmakers in Washington have remained silent amid the controversy.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., advised Trump to “aim higher” following Trump’s incendiary tweets. Graham, a close ally of Trump who golfed with the president over the weekend, offered the advice in an interview with “Fox & Friends” Monday morning.

Graham said the lawmakers “are American citizens” who were “duly elected,” and said Trump should “take on their policies” instead of launching personal attacks. Still, Graham called the members “anti-Semitic” and “anti-American,” saying that “AOC and this crowd are a bunch of communists. They hate Israel. They hate our own country.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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