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Raphael Warnock’s ex-wife calls him a ‘great actor’ in police footage of domestic dispute

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Raphael Warnock, one of the two Democrats in Georgia’s Senate runoff elections, has denied accusations that he ran over his now ex-wife’s foot with his car.

Police body-camera footage from the March incident was released Tuesday on Tucker Carlson Tonight.

Warnock and ex-wife Ouleye Ndoye were reportedly in a domestic dispute when the incident occurred. Warnock denied that he ran over her foot and told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that “it didn’t happen.”

He told police that his wife refused to close the right rear passenger door of his car so that he could leave. He said he began to “slowly” drive forward and then heard his wife accuse him of driving over her foot.

“I barely move, and all of a sudden she’s screaming that I ran over her foot. I don’t believe it,” Warnock told the officers.

According to the footage, Ndoye told the officer at the scene, “This man is running for United States Senate and all he cares about right now is his reputation.”

“I’ve been trying to be very quiet about the way that he is for the sake of my kids and his reputation,” she continues. “I’ve tried to keep the way that he acts under wraps for a long time and today he crossed the line. So that is what is going on here. He’s a great actor. He’s phenomenal at putting on a really good show.”

AJC reported that Warnock was not charged with a crime and according to the police report, medical officials did not find visible signs of injury on her foot.

Warnock and Ndoye were amid divorce negotiations when the incident occurred. The divorce was finalized two months later.

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New York City Dems Push Law to Allow 800,000 Non-Citizens to Vote in Municipal Elections

The New York City Council will vote on December 9 on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections

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New York’s Democratic party is battling over the constitutionality of voter laws. On December 9, the New York City Council will vote on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections.

“Around 808,000 New York City residents who have work permits or are lawful permanent residents would be eligible to vote under the legislation, which has the support of 34 of 51 council members, a veto-proof majority” reports Fox News.

“It’s important for the Democratic Party to look at New York City and see that when voting rights are being attacked, we are expanding voter participation,” Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a sponsor of the bill and Democrat who represents the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, told the New York Times. Rodriguez immigrated from the Dominican Republic and became a U.S. citizen in 2000.

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Laura Wood, Chief Democracy Officer for the mayor’s office, said at a hearing on the bill in September that the law could violate the New York State Constitution, which states that voters must be U.S. citizens age 18 or older.

Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated he could veto the bill following the September hearing.
“We’ve done everything that we could possibly get our hands on to help immigrant New Yorkers—including undocumented folks—but…I don’t believe it is legal,” de Blasio told WNYC radio at the time.

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, however, submitted testimony to the September hearing in favor of the bill. “In a democracy, nothing is more fundamental than the right to vote and to say who represents you and your community in elected office…Currently, almost one million New Yorkers are denied this foundational right.”

The legislation was first introduced two years ago, but had not yet gained traction due to the legal concerns.

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