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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 01: U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a meeting with leaders of the steel industry at the White House March 1, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump announced planned tariffs on imported steel and aluminum during the meeting, with details to be released at a later date. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

During the American Priority Conference at President Donald Trump's resort in Miami, a group of Trump supporters was shown a violent video depicting Trump shooting, stabbing, and otherwise murdering people and publications perceived to be his political enemies.

According to the officials at the conference, the video was in no way authorized or sanctioned by them, but was instead played by attendees in a side room.

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The far-right neo-fascist group Proud Boys describes its members as "western chauvinists." The group paints itself as a Conservative fraternal organization, and its racist, homophobic members frequently incite violence at their demonstrations.

This Saturday, the Proud Boys will descend upon Portland, Oregon to protest antifascists, or Antifa. Fears are mounting that the pro-fascist organizers promoting white supremacy in the streets will lead to violent clashes, as happened last year at a similar events between the two in Portland.

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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at U.S. Bank Arena on August 1, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andrew Spear/Getty Images)

Pundits, political rivals and allies have warned of the dangers of the rhetoric and targeted attacks of President Donald Trump on Twitter and during his MAGA rallies. Yet Trump continues to refuse to accept any responsibility for bomb threats, violence and acts of domestic terrorism that mimic the President's own rhetoric from MAGA rallies and his Twitter feed.

But have any violent perpetrators specifically mentioned Trump as inspiration beyond mimicking his White nationalism, racist or xenophobic rhetoric? Is Trump inciting violence?

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After the mass shooting that took the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Dick's Sporting Goods decided to stop all sales of assault style guns and accessories in their stores. After a mass shooting at one of their own stores that took the lives of 22 people, Walmart decided to remove video game displays it deems violent.

Fred Guttenberg—whose 14 year-old daughter Jaime was murdered at her high school in Parkland—let the billion dollar retail chain know what he thought of their decision.

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The Trump administration may soon find themselves facing another subpoena. But this time not from Congress.

After a horrific attack by a 39 year-old man in Montana against a 13 year-old boy, his lawyer is citing President Donald Trump as the instigator. Montana resident Curt Brockway was charged Monday with "felony assault on a minor" after choke-slamming a 13 year-old child and fracturing the boy's skull.

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People can be motivated or inspired to act by multiple means. But in politics—like religion—most looking for support use one of two motivations: hope and fear.

Georgia Republican candidate Harrison Floyd definitely chose the latter for his latest campaign ad. Seizing on a pervasive GOP theme of "socialism bad, Republican good," Floyd figuratively and literally targeted New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

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[DIGEST: IFLScience, Science Daily, The Telegraph]

Violent video games have long been blamed for desensitizing players to violent imagery, and leading to real-life aggression. This notion may finally be put to rest, according to a new study published by Frontiers in Psychology, which found that playing certain violent video games has no long-term effect on a person’s empathy.

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