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House Dems Fly Overseas For Beyoncé Concert, WASTE $60,000 Taxpayer Dollars

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Back in December, Al Sharpton and five Democrat members of the Congressional Black Caucus flew overseas to South Africa.

Things on the agenda?

Going to a Beyonce concert and spending $60,000 taxpayer dollars.

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Sharpton sent this tweet:

I’m in South Africa headed to the Global Citizen Festival with Congressional Black Caucus members Greg Meeks, Barbara Lee, Bobby Rush & Hank Johnson & my @MSNBC colleague Joy Reid. #GlobalCitizenFestivalSA

More from Fox News:

Five members of the Congressional Black Caucus took a $60,000 trip to see Beyoncé and other stars perform in concert in South Africa late last year, according to congressional disclosure records.

The lawmakers were U.S. Reps. Gregory Meeks of New York, Barbara Lee of California, Bobby Rush of Illinois, Terri Sewell of Alabama and Hank Johnson of Georgia, according to the data.

They attended the “Global Citizen Mandela 100” concert from Dec. 1-3 to celebrate the centenary birth of the late Nelson Mandela and raise awareness of global poverty. In addition to Beyoncé, other musical acts included her husband Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin.

Sharpton has made a lot of money over the decades. He decided to pocket another $531,000 by selling the rights to his life story.

Nothing wrong with that, right?

Here’s the thing.

He sold the rights to his own charity.

Sharpton, president of National Action Network (NAN), made over $240,000 in compensation from the group in 2017 alone.

Linda Sugin, a Fordham University Law School professor and associate dean, warns of “funny business” afoot.

Sugin: “When I see this kind of thing, it just makes me roll my eyes because there’s so much potential for funny business.

Al, Al, Al.

It made sense that the Dems went to see Beyonce. She’s not exactly someone who preaches “America first.”

From NBC News, circa 2016:

Beyoncé’s politically charged performance at this year’s Super Bowl halftime show continues to inspire fans and detractors several days after the game has come and gone.

The pop icon performed her new song “Formation” while flanked by a squad of stunning black women clad in clothes meant to conjure up memories of the Black Panthers, which was founded 40 years ago. Prior to her performance on Sunday, the “Drunk in Love” singer released a music video for the song. It made more plain the sociopolitical content of the record, with allusions to the Black Lives Matter movement and Hurricane Katrina. In perhaps the video’s most incendiary image, Beyoncé sits atop a New Orleans police car which is eventually submerged in the water.

On Monday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who himself has a polarizing record on police brutality issues, condemned the performance. “I thought it was really outrageous that she used it as a platform to attack police officers who are the people who protect her and protect us, and keep us alive,” he said during an appearance on Fox News. ”And what we should be doing in the African-American community, and all communities, is build up respect for police officers.” Giuliani’s broadside was followed by calls for a protest outside of the NFL’s headquarters in New York on February 16 by an anonymous critic who called Beyoncé’s performance a “race-baiting stunt.”

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Biden Apparently Done Until Election Day As Report Says Campaign ‘Has Called A Lid’

Basement time!?

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With just over a week until voting day, Joe Biden is apparently set to stop campaigning. He probably believes the polls showing him winning nationally. Hillary Clinton made the same mistake. Can’t believe everything you see, Dems! Check it out… https://twitter.com/thomaskaplan/status/1320388675885293568?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1320388675885293568%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_0&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F10%2Fbreaking-joe-biden-calls-lid-hides-basement-9-days-election-day%2F https://twitter.com/thomaskaplan/status/1320391463390371841 https://twitter.com/TrumpWarRoom/status/1320401114215440384?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1320401114215440384%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_0&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F10%2Fbreaking-joe-biden-calls-lid-hides-basement-9-days-election-day%2F From The Hill: Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) defended his mental acuity and took shots at President Trump during an interview airing Sunday on CBS’s “60 Minutes.” Anchor Norah O’Donnell asked Biden about claims from the Trump campaign that he suffers from dementia, a general catch-all medical term for symptoms ranging from memory loss to impairment of problem-solving abilities. WATCH: https://twitter.com/60Minutes/status/1320524049131458560?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1320524049131458560%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_0&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fhomenews%2Fcampaign%2F522712-biden-on-attacks-on-mental-fitness-trump-thought-9-11-attack-was-7-11

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Barack Obama Draws Only 228 Cars, 400 Total People to Rally for Joe Biden

Anyone else smirking?

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Barack Obama shouldn’t be allowed in public after what his policies did to America during his two terms in office. Of course, that’s not to mention how his administration spied on Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. That being said, the man who waited until the last possible minute to endorse his former VP is finding out he’s not as popular as he used to be. Wah wah! From The Daily Wire: It’s no secret that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his VP pick Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) have struggled with less than stellar supporter turnout at their events, drawing crowds so small that local anchors have been left scratching their heads on-air. For example, on Saturday, only 130 cars reportedly showed up for a Biden drive-in rally at the Bucks County Community College in Newtown, Pennsylvania, according to the New York Post. CONTINUED: Former President Barack Obama apparently has the same problem — especially when contrasted with President Donald Trump’s rally sizes. While asking Floridians to support Biden at a drive-in rally on Saturday, Obama drew a mere 228 cars and 400 people total, according to the Biden campaign, journalist Tim Perry said. LOOK: https://twitter.com/tperry518/status/1320064252728741888?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1320080471510913025%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_0&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F60-minutes-host-tells-harris-she-is-the-most-far-left-member-of-u-s-senate-harris-struggles-to-respond

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