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Attendee of Warnock’s camp alleges counselors threw urine on him, forced him to sleep outside

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A man who attended a summer camp run by Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Raphael Warnock, says counselors threw urine on him and forced him to sleep outside, the Washington Free Beacon has reported.

Anthony Washington, now 30, attended Camp Farthest Out in Carroll County, Maryland in 2002. Washington was 12-years-old at the time and had just moved to Maryland from California with his family. His mother sent him and his sister to the camp – a rural church-run camp for inner city children – to make friends.

According to the report, Warnock was a senior pastor at Douglas Memorial Community Church, which oversaw the camp.

Washington told the Free Beacon that after wetting his bed one night, he was forced to sleep outside on the basketball court without a pillow or blanket.

“I’m like, ‘hell no I’m not, it’s cold out there,’” Washington said in an interview with the Free Beacon. “[The counselors] wouldn’t let me in the house, not at all. … Shut the door to the cabin, locked it. It was dark. There wasn’t nothing out there but the basketball court. I ain’t never experienced nothing like that. Like, you’re not in a tent, you’re not in nothing. You’re just out, God knows where.”

Counselors also threw urine on him from a bucket they used when there wasn’t a bathroom nearby, he added.

Washington said he saw counselors “grab kids,” adding that he was worried for himself and his sister.

Campers were prohibited from calling their parents. When Washington was finally able to tell his mother about his experience at the camp, she went to court.

Washington said his family eventually received a financial settlement in the case.

“I went through that experience myself,” Washington said. “I don’t even like talking about this shit.”

By 2003, the state shut down the camp.

Warnock defended himself at the time, telling The Baltimore Sun in August of that year that he and the other reverend at the camp had acted “well within the framework of the law, and I am confident that we will be exonerated.”

“It’s just unfortunate that our children had to see their pastors carried away in handcuffs,” he continued. “My concern simply had to do with the presence of counsel. We cooperated fully with their investigation. We have nothing to hide.”

According to the 2002 police report, Warnock was “uncooperative and disruptive” when they arrested him for allegedly obstructing a child abuse investigation by Maryland State Police that centered on the camp’s treatment of children. Law enforcement officers had “never encountered” resistance like Warnock’s.

Kelly Loeffler, Warnock’s Republican opponent, called the allegations of abuse “disgusting” and “alarming.” She said Georgians have a right to know what Warnock’s involvement with the camp was, and how much he knew about the alleged abuse.

“Clearly something was going on here,” Loeffler said in an interview with the National Review. “This is the camp that he ran, that he oversaw, that he was involved in every single day, that was later shut down and he left the church.”

Warnock is currently running against Loeffler for the Georgia Senate position.

“I don’t think nobody like [Warnock] should be running for damn Senate nowhere, running a camp like that,” Washington said. “He should not be running for government.”

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BREAKING: Hunter Biden Found Guilty on All Three Felony Charges

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Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, was found guilty on all three felony charges on Tuesday. After a six-day trial, a jury concluded that the first son lied on a federal gun-purchase background-check form by falsely claiming he was not a drug addict. The jury deliberated for three hours, starting Monday afternoon following the conclusion of closing arguments.

Hunter Biden was convicted on two charges for lying about his crack-cocaine addiction on federal gun paperwork when he purchased a Colt Cobra revolver on October 12, 2018. Additionally, he was found guilty of a third charge for possessing the firearm while addicted to crack cocaine.

According to National Review, the criminal trial exposed deep rifts within the Biden family. Hunter’s ex-wife, Kathleen Buhle, and his deceased brother Beau Biden’s widow, Hallie Biden, testified against him. This created an emotional divide within the family, especially when Naomi Biden, the eldest daughter of Buhle and Hunter, testified for the defense, pitting mother against daughter.

Federal prosecutors Derek Hines and Leo Wise led the case against Hunter Biden as part of special counsel David Weiss’s legal team. Throughout the trial, Weiss was present in the courtroom, often seen conversing and eating chocolates during breaks.

Prosecutors presented what they described as “overwhelming evidence” of Hunter Biden’s drug addiction at the time he completed the gun purchase. This evidence included witness testimony, text messages, videos, images, bank records, and excerpts from Hunter’s memoir. Key testimonies from Hallie Biden, gun salesman Gordon Cleveland, and ex-girlfriend Zoe Kestan were crucial in establishing Hunter Biden’s pattern of drug use and his decision to lie about his addiction.

Defense attorney Abbe Lowell argued that Hunter Biden’s behavior had improved around the time of the gun purchase, asserting that he did not “knowingly” lie on the federal paperwork. However, the testimonies of Kestan and Cleveland, along with Hunter Biden’s own admissions of drug use in texts and memoir excerpts, posed significant challenges to the defense’s narrative.

Throughout the trial, Lowell conducted extensive cross-examinations of the prosecution’s witnesses and disputed the context of the evidence presented. However, Leo Wise’s cross-examination of Naomi Biden, where he scrutinized her text messages with her father from October 2018, proved to be a pivotal moment, undermining her defense testimony.

Before the verdict, President Biden stated he would respect the jury’s decision and would not pardon his son if convicted. At the trial’s onset, President Biden issued a statement expressing pride in his son’s efforts to overcome his drug addiction.

Hunter Biden is scheduled to face another trial in September on nine federal tax charges related to his alleged failure to pay over $1.4 million in taxes over four years.

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