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Both men say that Young held a knife at Boehner's throat, but Young says it was covered. For starters, Tim Alberta wrote the same thing in an article for Politico in 2017, citing Boehner: [Boehner's] heckling once provoked Don Young, an Alaskan himself, to pin Boehner against a wall inside the House chamber and hold a 10-inch knife to his throat. Boehner ...


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No, this is a replay of the similar meme about AOC and Daylight Savings Time from March which started as satire from NPC Daily Daylight Saving Time Spoof Story Not Real


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You are right that Marriott International’s official press/news center does not include news of this statement. There was also no mention of it on Marriott International's own Twitter. It has been a few days and this is now reported by multiple news agencies, such as ABC and Newsweek. It would be surprising if Marriott allowed the media to widely report this ...


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I just fell into this rabbit hole today myself. I couldn't find anything in any newspaper I searched, just Perot's disdain for her design before and after her ethnicity was revealed. Nothing in print seems to show up until after 2000. But I did see on Maya Lin's Wikipedia entry that the claim is sourced to this book: Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black ...


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Broadly, yes The Trump administration has been restricting the number of people who can claim asylum at the Mexican border. The queue for asylum seekers is now reportedly measured in months, and this is probably causing some people to try to enter illegally. From the first link: While the stated intentions behind metering may be reasonable, the ...


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There are two ways to interpret this. One is that when we're talking about the "richer" candidate, what we really mean is the campaign that spends more. There is already an answer showing that isn't true, as there have been three exceptions from 1960 to now: 1960, 1964, and 2016. This is rather clearly the claim from the question: Every election in ...


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It appears to be real and not just on “social” media. CNN treats this letter as genuine: Letters from Joe Biden reveal how he sought support of segregationists in fight against busing: “Dear Mr. Chairman,” Biden wrote on June 30, 1977. “I want you to know that I very much appreciate your help during this week’s committee meeting in attempting to bring my ...


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