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Pelosi’s claim that the hair salon setup is “dead wrong,” says the business owner
The owner of a coronavirus shuttered hair salon in San Francisco, who was visited earlier this week by House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, denied the Democratic claim that she was the victim of a “setup” as “absolutely false”.
Erica Kious, owner of ESalonSF, said on Wednesday evening on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that Pelosi was looked after by an independent stylist who rents chairs in her salon. Kious said she decided to share the now-viral security camera footage when she saw Pelosi inside, without a mask, in “hurtful” hypocrisy amid the deadly pandemic.
Addressing the backlash earlier in the day, Pelosi claimed she had visited the salon “many times over the years” and demanded an apology from the owner for “setting me up”.
“There was no way I could have arranged that,” Kious replied. “I’ve had a camera system there for five years. I mean, I didn’t go in there and I turned on cameras as soon as she came in and set them up. So that’s absolutely wrong.”
The salons in San Francisco have been closed since March and reopened on Tuesday, but only for outdoor hair salons. Pelosi said it was her understanding that the coronavirus restrictions allowed for a single appointment indoors. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ABOUT OUR TOP STORY.
In other developments:
– Pelosi’s hairdresser claims through a lawyer that the salon owner visited OK’s visit
– Mark Steyn says the Pelosi salon trip proves that “our rulers are not bound by the rules that they impose on us”.
– Senator John Kennedy beats up Pelosi for having her hair washed while my people don’t even have water.
– CNN’s Don Lemon calls Pelosi about a salon trip and knocks on claiming he’s set up
Cuomo beats up Trump’s statements on crime in big cities, claiming the president would need an “army” to walk the streets of NYC safely
It wasn’t long before New York Governor Andrew Cuomo responded to earlier statements by President Trump who threatened to draw federal funds from New York City – as well as Washington, DC. Seattle and Portland, Ore. – as part of an effort to target “anarchist jurisdictions”.
“He can’t have enough bodyguards to walk around New York City,” Cuomo said. “Forget the bodyguards, he’d better have an army if he thinks he’s walking the streets of New York.
“He’s a persona non grata in New York City and I think he knows that and he will never go back to New York because New Yorkers will never forget how unpaid mean he was,” added Cuomo.
Cuomo later made it clear that he was not threatening the president, but rather expressing how unpopular he is by New Yorkers, according to Politico Trump.
Trump has repeatedly persecuted “democratic cities” and blamed their leadership for the rise of protests against Black Lives Matter that have erupted across the country since a black man named George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.
“My administration will not allow federal tax dollars to fund cities that allow themselves to become lawless zones,” Trump wrote in a memo Tuesday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.
In other developments:
– Trump targets Seattle, Portland, NYC, DC by threatening federal funding for “anarchist” cities
– Where do the rioters come from? The data shows a mix of locals and out-of-staters converging in cities
– CNN’s Van Jones urges Democrats to halt nighttime BLM protests: the “riots” are helping Trump
– New York Times columnist Paul Krugman ripped off over tweets downplaying violence in the city
The US Marshals Service’s Operation Safety Net finds 25 missing children in Ohio in the first two weeks
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Wednesday welcomed the US Marshal Service for its work on Operation Safety Net, including the recovery of 25 missing children in his state in the first two weeks of activity.
“Over the weekend, US Marshals rescued dozens of missing children across Ohio, many of whom were trafficked.” DeWine said during a press conference.
Operation Safety Net is conducted in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies in northern Ohio.
The children were missing for various reasons and were recovered in several locations. Some can be prone to abuse or neglect at home. Around a quarter of them are said to have been victims of human trafficking or forced prostitution. CLICK HERE FOR MORE.
In other developments:
– US marshals find 39 missing children in Georgia in “Operation Not Forgotten”
– Border Patrol finds missing Texas girl at the checkpoint on Interstate 35
– Georgia Gov. Kemp signs new law to revoke lifetime commercial driver’s licenses from human traffickers
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