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‘Standing by, sir!' Proud Boys celebrate surprise Trump shout-out in presidential debate

27 days ago   |   By National Post

Far-right hate group the Proud Boys are indeed “standing by” after receiving instructions from Donald Trump at last night's presidential debate.
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White House says there isn't 'anything to clarify' when asked about Trump's 'stand by' comments to Proud Boys

White House says there isn't 'anything to clarify' when asked about Trump's 'stand by' comments to Proud Boys

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Despite substantial blowback and calls from Republicans for President Donald Trump to clear up his comments on the Proud Boys hate group during Tuesday night's debate, the White House is doubling down.
Fox News host Sandra Smith pressed White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah on the issue Wednesday.
"The president saying, 'Proud Boys, stand back and stand by' - does the White House or the president want to clarify or explain what he meant by that?" Smith asked. "Because they're celebrating it, the group."
Sandra Smith: "The president saying, 'Proud Boys...
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The Proud Boys are using Trump's 'stand by' remark as a recruiting tool, rebranding to incorporate what they see as his call to action

The Proud Boys are using Trump's 'stand by' remark as a recruiting tool, rebranding to incorporate what they see as his call to action

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Proud Boys street militia have seized on President Donald Trump's remarks during the first US presidential debate to launch a recruitment drive.
The far-right group, designated a "hate group" by civil rights nonprofit the Southern Poverty Law Center, was briefly center-stage in the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
Trump was asked to denounce them and other white nationalist organisations, but responded ambiguously with the line: "Proud Boys - stand back and stand by." He then pivoted to attack left-wing groups.
Many Proud Boys saw in...
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Proud Boys Organizer Shares Trump 'Stand Back, Stand By' Meme After Debate

27 days ago   |   By Newsweek

The far-right group known for inciting violence at anti-racism protests across the country celebrated the president's Proud Boys mention during Tuesday's debate on social media.
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