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Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) criticized the Republican party's choice to send Candace Owens to testify at a House Judiciary hearing on the threat of white nationalism - and used her own words to back it up.

"Of all the people that Republicans could have selected, they picked Candace Owens," Lieu said. "I’m going to let her do the talking. I’m going to play for you the first 30 seconds of a statement she made about Adolf Hitler."

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Screenshots via John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) and Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) via Twitter.

Frequent Fox News guest and conservative commentator Candace Owens has come under scrutiny after video of remarks she made about Adolf Hitler’s plan for Germany, describing it as initially “O.K.," during an event launching the British chapter of conservative group Turning Point USA resurfaced online.

"I actually don’t have any problems at all with the word ‘nationalism.’ I think that the definition gets poisoned by elitists that actually want globalism. Globalism is what I don’t want. ... Whenever we say ‘nationalism,’ the first thing people think about, at least in America, is Hitler. You know, he was a national socialist, but if Hitler just wanted to make Germany great and have things run well, OK, fine,” she said at the time.

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On Sunday, conservative firebrand Candace Owens appeared on Fox News to recap the year in politics and slam liberals, and ended up using an...interesting turn of phrase to explain Donald Trump's so-called appeal among the youth in America.

Confronted with poll numbers that show Donald Trump with 69% disapproval among those Americans between 15-26, Owens explained to Judge Jeanine Pirro that the polls are nonsense and, in fact:

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 11: (AFP OUT) Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval office of the White House on October 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)

After raising eyebrows in a bizarre sit-down with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, iconic rapper and designer Kanye West is expanding his support for Trump and the Republican party by teaming up with Trump ally and conspiracy theorist Candace Owens.

West has designed tee-shirts endorsing a "blexit" (black exit)--or a massive exit of African Americans from the Democratic party. Owens, who is a spokeswoman for the conservative group Turning Point USA, unveiled the shirt last week at the National Black Youth Leadership Summit at the White House.

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