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FAKE NEWS: The Hill Claims “Dozens” of Activists Attended Turning Point Conference, Thousands Actually Did

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The Hill made a passing reference to an event put on by youth conservative activist organization Turning Point USA in an article about the ongoing government shutdown. When mentioning the attendance of Donald Trump Jr. at the event, the article claimed that merely “dozens of young people” attended the event Turning Point’s 2018 Student Action Summit.

The event, held in West Palm Beach just before Christmas, attracted several thousand student activists in reality, a far cry from the “dozens” of attendees described by the Hill. Actual photographic evidence of the activists gathered for SAS provides a clear cut refutation of the Hill’s attendance figures- at least a few thousand attendees can be seen in a picture taken near the end of the event. Quite a gap between that and the figure of “dozens” provided by the dubious Washington “news” outlet.

Perhaps merely a journalistic oversight, or perhaps a more nefarious attempt to dismiss the political energy of Turning Point’s annual conference. The organization burst onto the scene of youth activism soon after its founding by Charlie Kirk in 2012, becoming widely known for a propensity to engage in hard-fought metaphorical battles with the left when most youth conservative organizations were struggling to break out of a mold that composed of little more than hefty payments to a rotating set of speakers and generally stale campus activism.

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This year’s Student Action Summit, which lasted from Dec. 19-22, included figures prominent in the conservative movement such as Trump Jr, Ron DeSantis, Nigel Farage, Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson. As much as it may be inconvenient for mainstream media, the events put on by TPUSA continue to be genuinely popular.

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Fake News Hacks Re-Tool ‘Russian Collusion’ Hoax to Smear Both President Trump and Bernie Sanders

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The evil Russian bogeyman is back again, following likely deep state leaks indicating that Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to support President Donald Trump as well as Democrat presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders in 2020.

The Washington Post reported today that Sanders has been briefed about how the evil Rooskies are supporting him:

U.S. officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign as part of an effort to interfere with the Democratic contest, according to people familiar with the matter.

President Trump and lawmakers on Capitol Hill have also been informed about the Russian assistance to the Vermont senator, according to people familiar with the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive intelligence…

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“I don’t care, frankly, who Putin wants to be president,” Sanders said in a statement to The Washington Post. “My message to Putin is clear: Stay out of American elections, and as president I will make sure that you do.”

… Also this week, a senior U.S. intelligence official said Russia had “developed a preference” for Trump in the 2020 campaign — an assessment that infuriated the president. Trump lambasted his acting intelligence director, Joseph Maguire, and DNI staff for sharing that information with lawmakers, believing that Democrats would use it to hurt Trump in the election.

Considering Trump will be the Republican nominee for president and Sanders is the front-runner to win the Democrat nomination to face him, it is hard to conceive how Putin could help both men win office. But that hasn’t stopped the fake news from pushing the hysterics yet again, as they work to foment neo-McCarthyism.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump refuses to play ball with the fake news media and justify their phony concerns about the Russians.

“I was told a week ago — they said, ‘you know they’re trying to start a rumor,'” Trump said at a “Keep America Great” rally in Las Vegas on Thursday night.

“It’s disinformation — that’s the only thing they’re good at, they’re not good at anything else, the get-nothing, the do-nothing Democrats — that Putin wants to make sure I get elected,” he said.

Trump also threw a little fuel in the fire to create more paranoia within the deranged Dems about the possibility of Bernie being a Russian asset.

“Doesn’t he want to see who the Democrats are gonna be? Wouldn’t he rather have, say, Bernie? ” Trump said.

The Russian hysteria didn’t work the first time they tried it, and it is not likely to work this time around as nobody believes the lies of the fake news, Democrats and deep state anymore.

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