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Trump Read "The Snake" On His 100th Day As President As A Metaphor For Immigrants

Trump Read "The Snake" On His 100th Day As President As A Metaphor For Immigrants

On his 100th day as president, Donald Trump reverted back to his days on the campaign trail to recite the lyrics of a soul song titled The Snake to supporters gathered in Pennsylvania, comparing the song’s traitorous reptile to immigrants.It was a song Trump read repeatedly during the campaign, where his speeches resembled one another with few exceptions. During those days, he used the lyrics, which describe a charitable woman taking in a freezing snake, only to have it kill her with a venomous bite, as a metaphor for radical Islamic terrorists that he claimed were trying to enter the US as refugees.On Saturday during a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to mark his 100th day in office, Trump recited the song for the first time as president, this time directly tying th
Mass Arrests On Inauguration Day Swept Up Journalists And Legal Observers — And Their Phones

Mass Arrests On Inauguration Day Swept Up Journalists And Legal Observers — And Their Phones

WASHINGTON — Cheney Orr, a photographer, drove down from New York City early in the morning on Jan. 20 to document the events of President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day.He didn’t expect that by the end of the day, he’d be arrested, loaded into a police van, and charged with rioting. And he certainly didn’t expect that he would later agree to turn over the contents of his cell phone and cameras to prosecutors in order to get his property back, even as he maintained his innocence.Orr is one of 16 people — mostly journalists, photographers, and legal observers — arrested on Jan. 20 on a felony rioting charge whose cases have already been dropped by prosecutors. Police seized all phones, cameras, and other electronic devices during the arrests. Some had to wait several w