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A man in Port Lucie, Florida undergoes dialysis treatment three days a week, with each appointment lasting three-and-a-half hours. Nelson Gibson’s family isn’t allowed to stay with him but patients are encouraged to bring things that make them feel at home.

At first, Gibson brought an 8×10 picture of President Trump to keep him company. No one said anything or complained about it. Down the road, his son, Eric, bought a mini cardboard cutout of Gibson holding the picture and standing next to the president. Again, no one said anything or complained. In fact, Gibson said people would take pictures of it.

Gibson stepped it up a notch with a life-size cardboard cutout of Trump and took it with him to dialysis. No one mentioned it or seemed to take any issue with it. A few days later he returned for his treatment and was told he could no longer bring the cutout with him.

“They told me it was too much and it wasn’t a rally,” Gibson told WPBF-TV

The family didn’t say anything but decided to leave. Eric decided to contact the facility to figure out why his father was unable to bring the cardboard cutout with him.

“It was supposed to be an issue of safety infectious disease, which made no sense,” the son recounted.

According to Nelson, other patients bring things with them to make them feel comfortable. One patient brings bubble wrap so she can individually pop each bubble while she undergoes treatment.

“I don’t do anything like that,” Gibson said. “I sit there quietly it sits near me and that’s it.”

Although it’s possible for Gibson to receive treatment at home, Eric said his father would rather have a medical professional administer it verses a relative, CBS 42 reported.

The facility’s spokesperson replied to WPBF-TV’s request for comment, reiterating the safety concern.

“While we cannot discuss any specific individual, we strongly support the ability of all our patients to express their views, which includes bringing reasonably sized items into our dialysis centers that do not create safety or infection control issues, or interfere with caregivers on the treatment floor,” said Brad Puffer, spokesperson for Fresenius Kidney Care.

carlos February 18, 2020
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Total BS,,,,what a friggin joke that hospital is
MICHAEL MCPOLAND February 17, 2020
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Popping the bubble wrap would drive me to a violent action. That is annoying as hell.
cathy February 17, 2020
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Perhaps he's just letting everyone know that w/Trump he's receiving the treatment he needs where as if there was medicare for all he would be dead.
Dave February 17, 2020
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What a bunch of more demoncrap crap. The sigh is not the problem, it's what's on it. The clinic better dump their partisan politics and quit screwing with the clientele. The poor guy needs to go some where else. What a hole!
Stephen Russell February 17, 2020
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Damn the bias is that deep OR did someone extort medical facility Mgr to remove cutout? Or Pay 2 play OR bribary? Sad for the patients, staff & bad for morale. & needed for this in HC anyway.
Matt February 17, 2020
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Puffer puffs for the Democrats. What a shame on the facility he is. He should quit as should the foolish people who took the decision.
Steven February 17, 2020
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Im a trump supporter, he seems to be TRYING to get attention. Hes there for dialysis. Its a little too much, what if someone wanted a hillary cutout. Or church of satan leader cutout. Hes unreasonable.
C. Elaine Fontana February 17, 2020
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The hospital's idiotic explanation is laughable. A woman can bring bubble wrap during her medical treatment but the man cannot bring in a cardboard cutout. Safety concern, my foot. If it is propped up by a wall, how can it be a safety danger. It is all too obvious it is a political thing. Would they have done the same thing if it had been an Obama cutout. If the patient is in a room by himself, how can the cutout be bothering anybody. Stupid, stupid.
Joy DB February 17, 2020
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Trump should just drop in on the dialysis clinic and wish EVERYONE godspeed! But maybe a smaller version of that famous Trump pose would be allowed. Otherwise, the libtoid snowflakes should just take a chill pill and allow this patient his very modest request!!


Nikki Haley Breaks with Trump: ‘We Shouldn’t Have Followed Him, and We Shouldn’t Have Listened to Him’



Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, believes that former President Donald Trump “let us down.”

Haley’s remarks come as the former president’s legal team prepares to present its defense of Trump during his second impeachment trial in the Senate.

In a Politico interview published Friday, Haley, former South Carolina governor, said that “we shouldn’t have followed” Trump.

“We need to acknowledge he let us down,” she said in an extensive profile. “He went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him. And we can’t let that ever happen again.”

She also told the outlet that she has not spoken to Trump since the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, and takes issue with his remarks condemning former Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to reject the Electoral College vote.

“When I tell you I’m angry, it’s an understatement,” she expressed. “I am so disappointed in the fact that [despite] the loyalty and friendship he had with Mike Pence, that he would do that to him. Like, I’m disgusted by it.”

The former ambassador, who many people are speculating may run for the White House in 2024, also added that Trump will never accept the results of the 2020 presidential election.

“There’s nothing that you’re ever going to do that’s going to make him feel like he legitimately lost the election,” she explained. “He’s got a big bully pulpit. He should be responsible with it.”

Haley also warned that many people still love the former president and will not stop supporting him just because he is out of office.

“I know how much people love Donald Trump,” she admitted. “I know it. I feel it. Whether it’s an RNC room or social media or talking to donors, I can tell you that the love they have for him is still very strong. That’s not going to just fall to the wayside. Nor do I think the Republican Party is going to go back to the way it was before Donald Trump. I don’t think it should.”

Haley added that people, instead, should “take the good that he built, leave the bad that he did, and get back to a place where we can be a good, valuable, effective party.”

“[I]t’s bigger than the party,” she insisted. “I hope our country can come together and figure out how we pull this back.”

Referring to Haley’s possible 2024 ambitions, Politico’s Tim Alberta wrote, “Since last fall, I’ve spent nearly six hours talking with Haley on-the-record. I’ve also spoken with nearly 70 people who know her: friends, associates, donors, staffers, former colleagues. From those conversations, two things are clear. First, Nikki Haley is going to run for president in 2024. Second, she doesn’t know which Nikki Haley will be on the ballot.”

Haley also said that she didn’t believe Trump had a chance of winning in a 2024 election scenario.

“I don’t think he can,” she admitted. “He’s fallen so far.”

“I think his business is suffering at this point,” she added. “I think he’s lost any sort of political viability he was going to have. I think he’s lost his social media, which meant the world to him. I mean, I think he’s lost the things that really could have kept him moving.”

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WATCH: Trump’s Defense Team Absolutely Ruins Democrats With 13 Minute Montage of “Fight” Word Like Trump Did



The Democrats demonized President Trump for using the word ‘fight’. Trump’s attorneys responded today with a collage of clips from each of the Democrats in the room using the word ‘fight’.

This portion of today’s events on Capitol Hill was excellent. The Democrats claim that because President Trump used the word ‘fight’ in his speech on January 6th in Washington D.C. However, what every Democrat in that room forgot was that they too had used the word previously in political speech.

The montage went on for 13 minutes. (The video montage starts at 7:10 timeframe.)

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WATCH: Trump Attorneys Destroy House Managers on Lying to American Public and Using Manipulated Tweet as Evidence



President Trump’s defense team took the floor of the US Senate on Friday in defense of President Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.

Trump Attorney David Schoen absolutely destroyed the House Managers when he took to the floor of the US Senate.

At one point Schoen played video of the Democrat lawmakers lying about a Trump tweet.

House Impeachment Manager Eric Swalwell gave a riveting performance on Wednesday reading off Trump’s tweets with emotional appeal.

During this theatrical performance, Swalwell read off a Trump retweet by Jennifer Lynn Lawrence.

But there was one problem with the tweet. It was photoshopped.

Jennifer Lynn Lawrence has never been verified by Twitter. Democrats faked that to make it look more important.

On Friday Trump Attorney David Schoen destroyed Democrats for lying about this to the American public.


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White House Suspends Deputy Press Secretary For Allegedly Sexually Harassing, Threatening Reporter



The White House announced on Friday that it was suspending Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo after a report surfaced alleging that he sexually harassed and threatened a female reporter who was getting ready to publish a report revealing that he was dating a reporter who had previously been tasked with covering Democrat Joe Biden.

“The confrontation began on Inauguration Day, January 20, after [Politico reporter Tara] Palmeri, a coauthor of Politico’s Playbook, contacted [Axios political reporter Alexi] McCammond for comment while one of her male colleagues left a message for Ducklo,” Vanity Fair reported. “Ducklo subsequently called a Playbook editor to object to the story, but was told to call the Playbook reporters with his concerns. But instead of calling the male reporter who initially contacted him, Ducklo tried to intimidate Palmeri by phone in an effort to kill the story. ‘I will destroy you,’ Ducklo told her, according to the sources, adding that he would ruin her reputation if she published it.”

“During the off-the-record call, Ducklo made derogatory and misogynistic comments, accusing Palmeri of only reporting on his relationship—which, due to the ethics questions that factor into the relationship between a journalist and White House official, falls under the purview of her reporting beat—because she was ‘jealous’ that an unidentified man in the past had ‘wanted to f***’ McCammond ‘and not you,’” the report added. “Ducklo also accused Palmeri of being ‘jealous’ of his relationship with McCammond.”

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said following the report that Ducklo has been suspended for a week over the incident.

“TJ Ducklo has apologized to the reporter, with whom he had a heated conversation about his personal life,” Psaki wrote on Twitter. “He is the first to acknowledge this is not the standard of behavior set out by the President.”

“In addition to his initial apology, he has sent the reporter a personal note expressing his profound regret,” she continued. “With the approval of the White House Chief of Staff, he has been placed on a one-week suspension without pay. In addition, when he returns, he will no longer be assigned to work with any reporters at Politico.”

Reporters called out the administration over the incident, highlighting how the Trump administration did not treat reporters that way as well as issues with the timeline of events with regard to the White House taking action to address the incident.

“The Vanity Fair piece indicates that Politico editors reached to the WH after the incident first occurred and the WH acknowledged it was inappropriate,” Spectator editor Amber Athey wrote on Twitter. “But they clearly didn’t have any interest in disciplining Ducklo until his behavior was made public.”

New York Magazine reporter Olivia Nuzzi wrote on Twitter: “I covered Donald Trump for 6 years. It is saying something that this behavior — from a Biden official — shocks me.”

Grabien founder Tom Elliott highlighted the following remarks that Biden made a few weeks ago: “If you’re ever working with me and I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect, talk down to someone, I promise you I will fire you on the spot, on the spot. No if, ands, or buts. Everybody — everybody is entitled to be treated with decency & dignity.”

CNN anchor Jake Tapper responded to the quote, writing: “Standards that are not upheld are not standards. They’re lies.”

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