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Media Blames Trump for Obama-era Detainment of U.S. Citizen

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The mainstream press is at it again – using oversimplified headlines and omitting critical facts to insinuate that President Donald J. Trump is responsible for the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainment of an American citizen.

The dishonest media would have one believe that President Donald J. Trump threw a U.S. Citizen into ICE detention intentionally and maliciously, and left him there to rot.

Conveniently missing from the story is the fact the original mistake was made under the Obama administration. Jaen was actually thrown into ICE detention in May of 2016, about the time when the mainstream press was saying that Trump’s chances of winning the presidency were slim to none.

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The Hill completely left that out of their story.  BuzzFeed, who originally wrote the story, was slightly more charitable.

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“It’s also a window into the US immigration system, which advocates say was unnecessarily inhumane and complicated even before Donald Trump became president,” they said.

In the interest of accuracy, the following is the full account.

Levy Jaen, 46, came to America on a visa after being born in Panama, where his mother had an affair with a man who was not his biological father. The family lived permanently in Brooklyn at the time. His father eventually became a legal U.S. citizen, and stayed with his mother despite the affair. Since Jaen’s birth certificate lists a non-U.S. citizen as his biological father, his mother is not a U.S. Citizen either, and he was born outside the Unite States, there were questions surrounding his citizenship.

The questions arose after Jaen was convicted and sentenced to two years in prison for his second drug offense. When his sentence expired, he was turned over to ICE detention and ordered deported – by President Barack H. Obama’s ICE in May of 2016.

This is not a cut-and-dry case. The fact that Jaen is biologically unrelated to his father and was actually born to two non-U.S. citizens outside of the country raised a legitimate question for the courts to sort out. Is he actually a citizen? So Jaen waited for two years in ICE detention while the bloated federal government figured out what to do.

Finally, in April, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decided that Jaen was indeed a citizen, and he was released.

“This presumption has reflected the traditional ‘aversion to declaring children illegitimate,’ as well as an interest in promoting familial tranquillity through deference to the marital family,” the court said in its opinion.

The complete backstory, though, is lost on the average reader – and that is just the way the mainstream press wanted it. The entire story is meant to demonize ICE, and by extension, Trump.

“ICE kept a US citizen in jail for nearly 2 years. A court set him free. – BuzzFeed News,” Tweeted black supremacist DL Hughley without any context.

“Remember, you can trust ICE. They would never detain an American citizen for two years,” wrote nearly-irrelevant #NeverTrump commentator Greg Doucette.

This story perfectly epitomizes the way fake news works. Most of the time, as long as one avoids CNN, the mainstream press is not outright lying. Instead, it purposefully adds and omits fact to shape a narrative.

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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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