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Cruz slams Wisconsin DA, 'radical Leftists' after Waukesha tragedy: 'Fully preventable'

  Cruz slams Wisconsin DA, 'radical Leftists' after Waukesha tragedy: 'Fully preventable' Sen. Ted Cruz expressed indignation over left-wing policies that he believes led to tragedy at the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade. The suspect had been released twice this year on low bail.Cruz took to Twitter in response to a New York Post article that revealed Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm supported progressive criminal justice reforms even while admitting that it was "guaranteed" to result in a defendant getting out and killing somebody.

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Waukesha parade horror: Darrell Brooks freed on bail twice this year despite active warrant in Nevada

Waukesha Christmas parade horror suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. made bail twice in Wisconsin this year despite having an active sex crime warrant out of Nevada and claiming to be indigent, court records show.

Two separate judges freed him on low-cost bail, records show: first for $500 in February after allegedly shooting at his nephew the previous summer and again for $1,000 earlier this month after a woman accused him of punching her and running her over with the same SUV that allegedly plowed into Sunday's parade, killing at least five and injuring 48.

Child injured in US Christmas parade crash dies, taking toll to six

  Child injured in US Christmas parade crash dies, taking toll to six A child injured when a car plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin has died, taking the toll from the tragedy to six, a local prosecutor said Tuesday as the suspect appeared in court. The child who died was identified by his parents on a GoFundMe page as eight-year-old Jackson Sparks. "This afternoon, our dear Jackson has sadly succumbed to his injuries and passed away," wrote Aaron and Sheri Sparks.They said their 12-year-old son Tucker was also injured at the parade, but was "miraculously recovering" and will be discharged from the hospital.

Brooks, who has battery charges and firearms offenses dating back to 1999, was convicted of statutory sexual seduction, a felony, in 2006 after having sex with a 15-year-old girl in Nevada. She became pregnant. He received three years of probation and became a registered sex offender.

Then in 2016, Nevada authorities charged him again with violating the state’s sex crime laws – and he allegedly skipped bail and fled the region. He is still the subject of an active warrant in connection with that case, authorities there said, and they believed him to be in Wisconsin but had no actionable intelligence about his whereabouts. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON OUR TOP STORY.

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Darrell Brooks' FB posts called for violence against White people, support for Hitler

  Darrell Brooks' FB posts called for violence against White people, support for Hitler The Facebook account belonging to Darrell Brooks shared memes and messages calling for violence against white people , as well as suggesting "Hitler was right" for killing Jews during the Holocaust. "LEARNED ND TAUGHT BEHAVIOR!! so when we start bakk knokkin white people TF out ion wanna hear it...the old white ppl 2, KNOKK DEM TF OUT!! PERIOD..," Brooks wrote on Facebook on June 9, 2020 accompanied by the middle finger emoji, the Daily Mail reported. The account has since been deleted. He used the name "MathBoi Fly," which is an alias Brooks used as a stage name for his amateur rap career.

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Kyle Rittenhouse recounts Kenosha riots, reacts to media portrayal of trial in first interview since acquittal

Kyle Rittenhouse spoke out about the night of the Kenosha, Wisconsin, riots that led to his arrest, as well as his eventual acquittal by jury and the angry reaction of the mainstream media and Democrats including President Biden, during an exclusive interview with Fox News' Tucker Carlson that aired Monday night.

Bail reform advocates mostly silent on Waukesha parade killing suspect Darrell Brooks' $5M bail

  Bail reform advocates mostly silent on Waukesha parade killing suspect Darrell Brooks' $5M bail Most major bail reform advocates did not respond to Fox News' requests for comment on the $5 million cash bail on which Darrell Brooks, Jr., the suspect in the Waukesha Christmas parade vehicle onslaught that killed five adults and one child, is being held. At the time that Brooks allegedly plowed his SUV into the Christmas parade crowd on Sunday, he had been released from jail on what Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm called an "inappropriately low" bail amount of $1,000. Critics have claimed that liberal district attorneys' bail reform efforts enabled the tragedy.

Rittenhouse, 18, was acquitted last Friday in the shooting deaths of two men, Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum, as well as the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz, whom he shot through the right bicep after the protester pointed a pistol at him.

Rittenhouse told Carlson he was staying at the home of a friend during the Kenosha riots and was mystified and troubled by the lack of resources provided to the police force in trying to quell the violence after the shooting of Jacob Blake.

"I'm not really sure [where the police presence was], because they have a hard job – but I didn't really think they got the support they needed," he said. "The governor, Tony Evers, failed the community and there should have been a lot more resources to help with that."

Rittenhouse recalled the first time he saw Rosenbaum, who he noted he had never met, and was taken aback by the violent nature of the man. He also recounted the events that led to him shooting the three men, including Huber, who smacked him in the head with a skateboard.

Rittenhouse then described how, after the shootings, he unsuccessfully attempted to surrender to Kenosha police officers stationed at a barricade down the street from where the incidents occurred. Rittenhouse later condemned President Biden for prejudging him as a "White supremacist" in a 2020 campaign ad. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Waukesha parade carnage comes just over 6 years after similar attack in Oklahoma with eerie similarities

  Waukesha parade carnage comes just over 6 years after similar attack in Oklahoma with eerie similarities Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. is being held on $5 million bail in a Wisconsin jail after allegedly mowing down dozens of people, including senior citizens and children, Sunday evening in his red Ford Escape.The 39-year-old career criminal faces life in prison if convicted on the charges prosecutors have already announced against him, and more are expected.

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Psaki attacks DeSantis over Disney ending its vaccine mandate

White House press secretary Jen Psaki indicated the decision of Disney World to halt its employee vaccine mandate showed how Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes "steps backward" when it comes to fighting the pandemic.

"They're based in Florida, and obviously the governor there has consistently taken steps to take steps backwards as it relates to fighting the pandemic, not forward," Psaki responded Monday when asked aboard Air Force One what more the White House could do after companies such as Disney decided to do away with their vaccine mandates for employees. Last week, a stay of President Biden's workplace vaccine mandate was issued in federal court.

Psaki's comments come after DeSantis signed four bills last week requiring private employers to allow vaccine exemptions, including but not limited to health or religious concerns, pregnancy or anticipated future pregnancy, and past recovery from COVID-19.

Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks' lawyer in other felony cases moves to withdraw, citing conflicts of interest

  Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks' lawyer in other felony cases moves to withdraw, citing conflicts of interest The Wisconsin attorney for representing Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. in his Milwaukee County legal troubles has moved to withdraw from those cases due to new conflicts that arose when his client allegedly plowed through a Christmas procession, killing at least six people and injuring dozens. "Relationships and familiarities, both direct and indirect, between Attorney Domask and members of Domask Law Office and individuals, families, groups, organizations and the communities affected by incidents arising on November 21, 2021 in the Wuakesha County Holiday Parade have created a concurrent conflict of interest in Attorney Domask’s

"Nobody should lose their job due to heavy-handed COVID mandates, and we had a responsibility to protect the livelihoods of the people of Florida," DeSantis said of the legislation.

Walt Disney World announced on Saturday that it was pausing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate in response to the new law.

"We believe that our approach to mandatory vaccines has been the right one as we’ve continued to focus on the safety and well-being of our cast members and guests, and at this point, more than 90% of active Florida-based cast members have already verified that they are fully vaccinated," a Disney spokesperson said. "We will address legal developments as appropriate." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Waukesha suspect intimidated a witness from jail weeks before deadly rampage, prosecutor says

  Waukesha suspect intimidated a witness from jail weeks before deadly rampage, prosecutor says Waukesha killer Darrell Brooks tried to intimidate a witness from jail after he was locked up for running over the mother of one of his children with his red SUV, prosecutors said Tuesday during a hearing in a case unrelated to the deadly attack on holiday revelers. Brooks joined a video conference call in Milwaukee County Circuit Court by phone Tuesday from the Waukesha County Jail, where he's being held on $5 million bond for the Nov. 21 Christmas parade rampage that killed six people. Prosecutor Mathew Torbenson said the state wanted to address Brooks' bail conditions on the Nov.

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Waukesha Christmas parade: Court lost transcript of Darrell Brooks bail hearing from prior incident

  Waukesha Christmas parade: Court lost transcript of Darrell Brooks bail hearing from prior incident Darrell Brooks was controversially freed on $1,000 bail for allegedly running over his ex-girlfriend with his car about two weeks before he plowed into holiday revelersIn Wisconsin every official court proceeding is memorialized either by a court reporter or a digital recording device. But the transcript of the hearing is permanently gone, an official told Fox News on Tuesday.

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SOME PARTING WORDS

Sean Hannity on Monday night argued that bail reform and other left-wing policies have failed to deter crime in the U.S.

The Fox News host referenced the San Francisco Bay Area, which saw back-to-back flash mobs ransack stores within a 24-hour-period following California’s change of laws that lowered shoplifting charges of $950 from felonies to misdemeanors.

"This is serious. Lives and livelihoods are ruined when law-and-order breaks down," the "Hannity" host said. "This is why we have laws, and this is why we need police to uphold these laws. Law and order, safety and security, lawlessness never begins and ends with shoplifting or petty theft. It only gets worse and worse and worse until someone will enforce the law."

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Waukesha Christmas parade: Court lost transcript of Darrell Brooks bail hearing from prior incident .
Darrell Brooks was controversially freed on $1,000 bail for allegedly running over his ex-girlfriend with his car about two weeks before he plowed into holiday revelersIn Wisconsin every official court proceeding is memorialized either by a court reporter or a digital recording device. But the transcript of the hearing is permanently gone, an official told Fox News on Tuesday.

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