A Barrel Of Rock Star: Sunday’s Comic

Rep. Frederica Wilson declared she was a rockstar

“You mean to tell me that I have become so important that the White House is following me and my words?” stated Wilson in an interview with WSVN-TV in Miami. “This is amazing. That’s amazing. That is absolutely phenomenal. I’ll have to tell my kids that I’m a rock star now.”

FACT CHECK: Is ‘Empty Barrel’ A Racist Term?

Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson claimed Friday that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly used a “racist term” when he described her as an “empty barrel.”

Kelly made the remark during a press briefing Thursday while defending a phone call that President Donald Trump made to the widow of a fallen soldier.

Verdict: False

The Daily Caller News Foundation could not find any instances where “empty barrel” has been used as a racial epithet.

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