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Reprinted with permission from Alternet.

President Donald Trump over the weekend made the claim that his daughter Ivanka Trump has created “millions of jobs.”

The assertion came as Trump addressed a gathering of governors at the White House on Sunday.

“My daughter’s created millions of jobs,” the president remarked, without mentioning Ivanka by name. “I don’t know if anyone knows that, but she’s created millions of jobs.”

Trump did not explain what he meant by the statement.

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Police confront George Floyd protesters

Photo Credit: Geoff Livingston

With a deranged narcissist in the Oval Office and his lackey controlling the Department of Justice, there is no point in looking to the federal government to curb police violence. Instead, President Donald J. Trump will do everything in his power to encourage it. In the wake of protests over the murder of George Floyd, he has demanded that governors crack down on protestors: "You have to dominate. ... If you don't dominate, you're wasting your time," he told them.

Moreover, most local police authorities are under local control -- mayors, city councils, district attorneys, police chiefs, sheriffs. That's where the accountability for police misconduct begins.

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