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Dem-run city cutting employee hours to zero to support illegal immigrants

The city of Denver on Monday announced some of its employees may have all their hours cut in order to reallocate funds towards dealing with the city’s migrant crisis. 

“The City of Denver is trying to avoid the word ‘layoffs’ when it comes to impending budget cuts. So instead, they’re telling some hourly on-call employees they may have their hours reduced to zero,” local NBC affiliate 9News reported

The city government is looking to cut $4.3 million in funding from its Parks and Recreations department and use that money towards handling the migrant crisis that has been stressing the city’s resources. 

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Denver Parks and Recreations director Jolon Clark provided details on the budget cuts in a recent statement.

“The reduction in hours of operation and programs will affect the number of hours worked by many on-call, some to the point where they may not receive any hours,” he told 9News. “The final decisions on hours for any individual position have not been made yet.” 

According to the department, the city employees whose hours are on the chopping block are “on-call employees,” which include lifeguards, coaches, and front desk workers.

“The number of hours an on-call works can vary from individual to individual and by the season,” the statement continued. “Some on-calls can support multiple functions, some may only teach one class all year long.”

Employees who can’t make a living thanks to the cuts are eligible to apply for unemployment benefits. 

With some employees at risk of losing all their work hours, Denver Mayor Mike Johnston doesn’t consider them layoffs. 

In a press conference on Feb. 9, he said, “These direct impacts on DMV do not involve layoffs, nor do Parks and Rec involve layoffs of our current employees.”

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He added, “We will have hourly workers that will have fewer hours. If we reduce your hours and you’re an on-call worker, that’s true. We will have on-call workers that we won’t hire for the summer that we will have hired otherwise. This does reduce new hires that we would’ve brought on.”

Johnston held back tears during the press conference as he criticized the federal government for not doing enough to help with the migrant crisis. 

“I’m incredibly proud of how city team members have stepped up over the past year, but it is clear that the federal government is not going to support our city,” he said. 

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He also slammed Republicans for killing the Senate’s bipartisan border bill, saying it “will have a devastating impact in Denver.”

Mayor Johnston has predicted that the migrant crisis will cost the city around $180 million this year alone. He previously told Fox News Digital the situation was not sustainable and called on lawmakers in Washington to find a solution together.

“If we had more resources at the border, we had more security, we had more administrative officers to actually process people, we could do it more effectively and efficiently. I think the political gridlock in D.C. has kept them from being able to respond in the way they wanted to,” Johnston said last month.

The mayor’s office and Denver Parks and Recreation did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment. 

Fox News Digital’s Michael Dorgan contributed to this report. 

Biden says he’s making unannounced visit to Walter Reed to undergo physical exam

President Biden revealed Wednesday that he is making an unannounced trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for a physical exam.

Biden has undergone yearly physical examinations since the beginning of his term, in line with every other commander in chief since President Richard Nixon.

Walter Reed, the hospital used by all presidents for routine medical care and examinations, is located in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Earlier this month, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated that Biden’s physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, does not believe a cognitive test is necessary. She said O’Connor believes Biden proves his cognitive ability “every day [in] how he operates and how he thinks.” 

“Does the White House think that the idea of the president taking a cognitive test as a part of this physical is a legitimate idea?” a reporter asked.

“I’m just gonna say what Dr. O’Connor said to me about a year ago when [Biden’s physical] was released,” Jean-Pierre responded. “The president proves every day [in] how he operates and how he thinks, by dealing with world leaders, by making difficult decisions on behalf of the American people – whether it’s domestic or it’s national security.”

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Biden received his last physical on Feb. 16 of last year, when his physician gave him a clean bill of health in a letter that said Biden was “fit to successfully execute the duties of the presidency.”

The Wednesday physical will likely be the final update on Biden’s health before the November presidential elections.

Critics have demanded more transparency from the White House regarding Biden’s physical and mental health following the report from Special Counsel Robert Hur that claimed the president had significant memory issues.

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Hur’s report – which concluded that no criminal charges were warranted regarding Biden’s mishandling of classified documents – surmised that at trial, Biden “would likely present himself to a jury, as he did during our interview of him, as a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory.” 

The special counsel, therefore, asserted that it would be difficult to convince a jury that they should convict him – “by then a former president well into his eighties-of a serious felony that requires a mental state of willfulness.” 

It also cited how Biden mixed up the date of the death of his son, Beau. 

Fox News Digital’s Anders Hagstrom contributed to this report.

Migrants asked whether Biden or Trump was better for border security, give stunning answer

A group of migrants told “Fox & Friends Weekend” co-host Rachel Campos-Duffy that they favor President Biden over former President Trump when it comes to policies toward illegal immigration. 

Campos-Duffy joined “Fox & Friends” to discuss what she learned from migrants who left their home countries for America. There have been nearly 7.3 million illegal southern border encounters since Biden entered office. 

Campos-Duffy said the migrants were “asking for Joe Biden to help us, to help us accomplish our dreams here, so we can get ahead.” 

Campos-Duffy spoke with migrants on an Indian reservation on the Arizona-Mexico border, which she described as a “soft shelter” and the first stop for illegal immigrants before heading to processing centers.

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“Who is best for illegal immigration? Donald Trump or Joe Biden?” she asked a group of five adult male migrants. 

All answered “Joe Biden.” 

Other migrants explained that they were coming to America to escape violence and seek safety for their families, with one father stressing that it was “urgent” to leave after his neighbor was killed. 

Another migrant told Campos-Duffy he used to be a policeman and had threats against him. He also added that the cartels are “worse than ever” because of corruption.

Duffy said, “the cartels have never been stronger. That corruption is at a sky-high right now in Mexico. Obviously, this operation, the human trafficking operation, is fueling that.” 

Another migrant, headed to Florida, told Duffy he was kidnapped in Mexico for about a week, leaving his wife traumatized. One migrant told Duffy he paid $3,000 to come to America, while another paid $5,000.

A record-high number of Americans see large numbers of illegal immigrants coming into the U.S. as a “critical threat” to U.S. interests, according to a new poll published Tuesday.

The Gallup poll found that 55% of U.S. adults say that “large numbers of immigrants entering the United States illegally” are a “critical threat” to U.S. vital interests. That is up 8% from 2023 and higher than the previous high of 50% in 2004.

Of those polled, 31% said large numbers of immigrants entering illegally is an “important” threat while 14% said it was not important.

The country is now in the third year of a historic border crisis. The record for yearly encounters at the southern border was broken last fiscal year when more than 2.4 million migrants were encountered at the border. The monthly record for encounters was set in December when there were more than 300,000 encounters for the first time.

Duffy reported Monday from Tucson, Arizona, where she and her camera crew were forced to leave a shuttered hotel that she said is now being used by an NGO to house migrants. 

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Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.

Soap star eats same three foods every day after terrifying ‘widowmaker’ health scare

There are three foods Susan Lucci eats every day.

The “All My Children” alum told Fox News Digital there are certain ingredients she lives on and always has in stock in her fridge.

“Salmon, blueberries and kale,” the actress said of her clean diet. “My doctor told me, ‘You keep doing what you’re doing because something good will come from that.'”

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The 77-year-old, a longtime ambassador of the American Heart Association, follows the Mediterranean diet, which is rich in fresh fruits, vegetables and fish.

“It started with superfoods,” she explained. “A book about it came out, and my friend gave it to me. She was already eating that way and she looked great. And as I educated myself, I realized that’s how I ate. … I do have the occasional pasta and carbs. I love carbs. … But the key is moderation.

“I try to avoid foods that are full of cholesterol,” Lucci added. “I love cheese, but I don’t eat much of it, hardly ever. I love ice cream, but I moderate it. It’s all about moderation. For the most part, I avoid foods that can lead to cholesterol buildup. My husband was an executive chef trained in Europe. I remember I would eat everything that he was cooking. It was like monopoly food. And I did build up cholesterol. … It’s not about being trendy. It’s about being your best self.”

Lucci also follows a no-nonsense workout regimen, one she discovered 27 years ago.

“I do Pilates every day,” the star said. “The time depends on my schedule for the day and how early my day starts. But I get up early every day just to accommodate it. I do Pilates at least five days a week. Sometimes, it’s six days a week because it’s good to come at your muscles differently. I sometimes add weights for part of it or work out on a Pilates chair, which gives you a cardio workout as well. But I sometimes add light weights. I don’t want to bulk up. Everybody’s different, but that’s what works for me. I do 30 reps each.

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“Pilates may look so easy, but it requires a lot of strength,” she said. “My good friend, who was my trainer for many years … her husband is a fitness buff. He would look at us, shake his head and go, ‘What are you doing?’ Because it does look easy. It does look like you’re not going to get any benefits from it at all. But, personally, there’s something to this for sure.”

Lucci has a good reason to be a big-time health advocate. She experienced cardiac trauma in 2018 when she began experiencing intense chest pains. She thought nothing of it.

“I remember my husband and I were waiting to be seated at a restaurant in October,” she recalled. “The waiter was coming to see us when I felt a little bit of pressure on my chest, which I had never felt before. It was very mild, so I thought, ‘It must be because the holidays are upon us. How many presents do I need to buy?’ I just thought it was holiday stress. So I ignored it, as many of us do as women. I just thought, ‘It’ll go away.’”

The same incident occurred a couple of weeks later at a different restaurant.

“I felt this pressure on my chest, only this time it was radiating around my rib cage to my back,” said Lucci. “I had never experienced that either. I’ve never had any kind of medical issue. So, again, I thought, ‘My bra is on too tight.’ I knew it wasn’t. I went home, I checked and it wasn’t that. And the pressure just stopped.”

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A week later, Lucci went to shop for a pal at a boutique. As the salesperson gathered her things, Lucci felt a sharp pressure on her chest. She couldn’t ignore it any longer.

“I remember many years ago reading a story of a woman who spoke about her symptoms of a heart attack and how they can be different from men,” said Lucci. “I remember she said something about the feeling of an elephant pressing on her chest. That’s what I was feeling.

“I sat down on a little bench in the boutique,” said Lucci. “The manager came over and asked me if I was OK. She knew I wasn’t OK. She then said, ‘Susan, my car is right outside. … I could get you to the hospital faster than an ambulance can arrive.’ … I didn’t even have a cardiologist. I never knew I needed one.”

A scan revealed that Lucci had a 90% blockage in her main artery to her heart. According to her medical team, had she not acted on her symptoms, she would have succumbed to “the widowmaker,” a fatal heart attack. Lucci could have gone to bed that evening and not woken up. Doctors inserted two stents.

Lucci learned her condition was hereditary from her father’s side.

“I was totally in shock,” she said. “I didn’t have pain. It was just pressure. Everyone was surprised. You think with my lifestyle, how could this happen? Well, it could. And, in my case, it was family history. At the time, my mother was 100 years old. We all thought that I had my mother’s genes. Like her, I never had a health issue or anything. But it turned out that I had my dad’s genes. I didn’t know. … It’s so important to have an understanding of your family’s medical history.

“The doctor said to me, ‘You keep on doing what you’re doing because it really is hereditary. You got this from your family history.'”

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A couple of years later, Lucci began experiencing a sharp pain in her jaw. This time, she didn’t think twice and called her cardiologist. She had another stent inserted that same night.

“I felt so ashamed,” Lucci admitted. “Here I was telling women to be aware of their symptoms, and I was starting to slip back into my old behavior, not wanting to believe it was anything significant. But it turned out that jaw pain can be another symptom for women. And I’m so thankful that I was mindful.”

Today, Lucci is thankful. In December, she was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The award was presented by Shemar Moore, who also gave Lucci her first Daytime Emmy in 1999 after 19 nominations dating back to 1978.

“I have two Emmys now,” Lucci boasted. “When I won the first Emmy, I kept it on top of a chest of drawers in the bedroom, so I could see it every day. It was so hard for me to believe that I had finally won. But only I could see it. I have never been one to display any awards on the main floor of the house. I wanted my children to see me as their mother. I didn’t want them to ever think of the actress in their home. I was their mother, and that’s the only role I wanted for them.”

Lucci said she will continue to raise awareness of heart health for women in hopes she can help save a life.

“My message for women is to listen to your body,” she said. “Always put yourself on your to-do list. We don’t even put ourselves on the list. I’m lucky I’m here to tell my story.”

Natalee Holloway’s killer allowed multiple conjugal visits in prison for his mental health

Joran van der Sloot, who murdered Alabama teen Natalee Holloway when she refused his sexual advances and then killed Peru business heiress Stefany Flores exactly five years later, is currently seeing up to three women in conjugal visits in his Peruvian prison.

A Peruvian official with knowledge of the situation told Fox News Digital that every inmate’s right to conjugal visits is protected by the country’s constitution.

“That Joran van ser Sloot is having free rein to have sexual encounters [is] nothing strange,” he said. “Within the intraprison environment, the inmate’s sexual relationship is important for his rehabilitation and resocialization.”

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“So much so that the intimate or conjugal visit is part of the sexual rights of every inmate, which is why it must be conceived as a right due to its implication, one that does not have to be limited, much less linked to any conditioning element for its concession, and that it will have its manifestation of a constitutional right, since it is part of the development of the human person,” the official added.

In the United States, only California, Connecticut, New York and Washington currently allow conjugal visits for inmates – as a privilege and not a right, according to David Gelman, a New Jersey-based defense attorney and former prosecutor.

“It’s a slap in the face to the United States judicial system,” he told Fox News Digital. “He should be in a federal facility, not in Peru enjoying leisure and women, multiple women.”

The federal prison system, which van der Sloot avoided as part of his plea deal on extortion charges, does not allow them. And that was a likely factor in his decision to plead guilty, Gelman said.

“He took this deal in the United States knowing he would probably never see the inside of a federal cell in the United States of America — for this exact reason,” he said.

This is a slap in the face, and it’s just sticking the dagger in the heart of the Holloway family. They’ve been through so much with this individual – and calling him an individual is being a little nice.

— David Gelman, former prosecutor

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Van der Sloot murdered Flores in 2010 and pleaded guilty but refused to fess up in Holloway’s case for nearly 20 years. He claimed he killed her in a fit of anger after she learned about his connection to Holloway’s disappearance. They met in her father’s casino in Lima, and he beat her to death in his hotel room the following morning. 

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He finally admitted in October to killing her with a cinder block on an Aruba beach as part of a plea deal for an extortion case in which he tried to shake down the victim’s mother for $250,000.

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Despite a documented history of murdering women, van der Sloot got married in prison to Leidy Figueroa in 2014 while serving a 28-year sentence for Flores’ death. 

Figueroa was seven months pregnant when they tied the knot. His Lima-based lawyer, Maximo Altez, told Fox News Digital in May 2023 that she was divorcing him after he had years tacked on to his sentence for smuggling drugs into the prison with the help of another girlfriend, Eva Pacohuanaco.

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“He’s a player, and has always been a player,” his childhood friend, Cas Arends, told the New York Post. “Women have always been attracted to him for some reason.”

Armando Regil Velasco contributed to this report.

Hollywood director takes out anger for Trump on border wall in disgusting way

Hollywood director John Sayles said he recently visited the U.S. southern border ball and “urinated on it” in protest of former President Trump.

Sayles spoke to the British outlet The Guardian in an interview published Monday, blasting the border wall as a lame policy for border security and lamenting that no progress has been made on “border issues” since he made his own movie about it nearly 30 years ago.

The filmmaker directed the Oscar-nominated film “Lone Star” in 1996, which starred actor Chris Cooper as a Texas sheriff investigating the murder in a border town of a previous White racist sheriff played by Kris Kristofferson.

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Reminiscing on the film decades later, Sayles told The Guardian he recently visited the border with a friend and remarked that he believes the area has more “tension” than it did back when he made the movie. 

He said, “I don’t think we’ve made any progress on border issues since the movie was made. Back then, it didn’t have the same tension.”

He noted the approach that border patrol would take to keep illegal immigrants out of the country, stating, “The border patrol would just say no me hagas correr to illegal immigrants – don’t make me run – and deport them.”

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He followed up by trashing the border security policy that was central to Trump’s presidential platform, saying, “I don’t think a wall is the answer: it’s like a Christo installation that has cost billions of dollars.”

Sayles then proclaimed, “I recently visited it with a friend and we urinated on it.”

The filmmaker may believe Trump’s wall wasn’t the solution to the current crisis at the border, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) calculated that the total number of southwest land border encounters since President Biden assumed office in 2021 is 7,298,486.

That number is greater than the population of 36 U.S. states, and constitutes the population of a city that would be the U.S.’s second largest, just under New York City. 

Eric Ruark, Director of immigration restriction advocacy group Research for Numbers USA, slammed Biden for this surge, telling Fox News Digital, “This unprecedented surge in illegal immigration isn’t an accident. It is the result of deliberate policy choices by the Biden administration.”

Fox News Digital’s Chris Pandolfo contributed to this report.

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Judge rules Dems sidestepped law in passage of massive congressional spending bill

A Lubbock, Texas, federal judge ruled Tuesday that lawmakers unconstitutionally passed the $1.7 trillion government funding bill in 2022 when they did so under a pandemic-era rule allowing members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on the matter by proxy instead of in person.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, requested the courts block a provision of the funding bill that gave pregnant workers stronger legal protections.

U.S. District Judge Wesley Hendrix reviewed the request and issued a “limited” ruling on one of two provisions Paxton sought to have blocked.

Hendrix, appointed by former President Trump, ruled the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was wrongfully passed, blocking the law from being enforced against the state as an employer.

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The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, enacted in December 2022, requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.

In his ruling, Hendrix noted that his injunction is only applicable to state government employees.

Paxton filed a lawsuit last year, arguing the federal spending package was unconstitutionally passed because over half of the House of Representatives were not physically present to provide a quorum, yet they still voted by proxy.

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In May 2020, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, helped get a rule in place allowing lawmakers to vote by proxy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

When Republicans took control of the House in 2022, they ditched the proxy rule after challenging it in court unsuccessfully.

Hendrix said in a 120-page ruling that for over 200 years leading up to the voting proxy rule’s adoption, Congress understood that the majority of members of the House or Senate were required to be physically present to have a quorum to pass legislation, as stipulated under the Constitution’s quorum clause.

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Supreme Court precedent has long held that the Quorum Clause requires presence, and the Clause’s text distinguishes those absent members from the quorum and provides a mechanism for obtaining a physical quorum by compelling absent members to attend,” he wrote.

Paxton said Congress acted “egregiously” when it passed the $1.7 trillion funding bill.

“Congress acted egregiously by passing the largest spending bill in U.S. history with fewer than half the members of the House bothering to do their jobs, show up and vote in person,” Paxton said. “Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi abused proxy voting under the pretext of COVID-19 to pass this law, then Biden signed it, knowing they violated the Constitution. This was a stunning violation of the rule of law. I am relieved the court upheld the Constitution.”

The Department of Justice did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s requests for comment.

Reuters reported that Texas Public Policy Foundation lawyer Matthew Miller said the ruling “correctly” concluded a physical quorum was required to vote.

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Hendrix also found in his ruling that Texas did not have standing to challenge $20 million appropriated in the bill to fund a pilot program providing case management and other services to noncitizens during immigration removal proceedings.

Reuters contributed to this report.

NFL star’s ex having ‘Sex and the City’ moment after split from QB

Brittany Williams, the former girlfriend of Buffalo Bills star Josh Allen, opened up for the first time about her split from the NFL star in a recent podcast interview.

Williams talked about her breakup with Allen on last week’s “Martinis and Bikinis” podcast.

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“I was with my ex-boyfriend for 10 years,” she said. “I would say that coming into the dating world was very, very, very difficult for me at first because I’m just like, I never thought I would be here again. But here I am. I am very happy now. The dating life in New York is absolutely crazy, but it’s so much fun. It was so entertaining.

“I’m giddy right now just talking about it because it’s so much fun. I’m having the ‘Sex and the City’ moment. … It is crazy out here on these streets, I’ll just say that. It’s hard, but it’s beautiful because it makes you realize everything you want and makes you not settle for anything more than that.

“For me, it’s been the most fun and exciting experience, and I’ve learned so much about myself. I’ve learned what I like and what I don’t like, and I’m not going to entertain anything other than someone that I think is actually meant for me or whatever it is.”

Williams did not mention the Bills quarterback by name.

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She explained that she came to the realization she had to “grow and learn” on her own and “figure out” what made her happy, and once she did that, she suggested the universe put the right people in front of her.

Break-up rumors between Allen and Williams swirled last year as Williams unfollowed the quarterback on Instagram and appeared to celebrate her birthday without him. Additionally, any mention of Buffalo was removed from her account.

Things got a bit more interesting when the two went to the Kentucky Derby, but without each other. One of Williams’ friends had an eyebrow-raising post on her Instagram Stories.

“Now accepting husband applications @brittwilll,” the post read.

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Allen has since been linked with actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld.

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Google AI backlash exposes anti-Trump rants, extreme stances on ‘woke’ causes

Resurfaced videos and comments from Google employees have come to light amid backlash to the company’s Gemini artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot.

The Alphabet-owned company apologized last week after users on social media flagged that Gemini’s image generator was creating inaccurate historical images that sometimes replaced White people with pictures of Black, Native American and Asian people.

In response, Google announced it would pause the image generation feature and rerelease an improved version once its issues have been addressed.

Amid the controversy, social media posts from Gemini Experiences senior director of product management Jack Krawczyk went viral.

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“White privilege is f—ing real,” Krawczyk wrote in a screenshot of a tweet dated April 13, 2018. “Don’t be an a—hole and act guilty about it – do your part in recognizing bias at all levels of egregious.”

On Jan. 20, 2021, Krawczyk allegedly wrote that President Biden’s inaugural address was “one of the greatest ever” for “acknowledging systemic racism” and “reiterating the American ideal is the dream for the world but we need to work on ourselves to earn it.”

“I’ve been crying in intermittent bursts for the past 24 hours since casting my ballot. Filling in that Biden/Harris line felt cathartic.” Krawczyk wrote in another unearthed tweet.

But Fox News Digital found a trove of other comments by Google employees that appeared to exhibit political biases.

Clément Farabet, the vice president of research at Google DeepMind (a research lab that created Gemini along with Google Research), made several comments in 2020 that applauded then-President-elect Joe Biden and disparaged then-President Trump and his supporters.

“Wow what a beautiful day for America and for the world. For women, for minorities, for our children, and really for anyone who’s not a selfish a***,” he tweeted on Nov. 7, 2020.

That same day, he called the Republican Party “pathetic.”

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Farabet also made several online comments in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

In one tweet, he mocked Trump and said he was “very impressed” the recently defeated president could read from a teleprompter.

After Senate Republicans condemned the actions of Trump on January 6, Farabet tweeted, “Oh f— you? You’ve supported this all the way.”

Jen Gennai, who now works as an AI ethics and compliance advisor at Google, gave a keynote address in 2021 after she established the company’s global Responsible AI operations and governance team. She was tasked with ensuring Google met its AI principles, the company’s “ethical charter” for developing and deploying “fair, inclusive and ethical advanced technologies.”

In the address, Gennai revealed a personal “inclusion failure.”

“I treated every member of my team the same and expected that would lead to equally good outcomes for everyone. That was not true,” she said.

After getting feedback from some members of her team that they did not feel welcome because nobody “looked like them” in the broader organization or management team. She also claimed it was a “myth” that treating “marginalized and excluded” groups the same as others was fair.

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“When we’re trying to be good allies, when we’re trying to be antiracist, we will make mistakes,” Gennai later said.

But Gennai also admitted that even the term “ally” can be problematic and come across as “othering.”

“I always state both groups I’m a member of and support as well as those I am more of a mentor and sponsor of to ensure that it doesn’t look like I’m othering others,” she said.

Google’s chief diversity officer Melonie Parker told BBC on February 15 that the company remains firm on its “racial-equity commitments,” which includes increasing “underrepresented groups in leadership positions by 30% by 2023.

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The company also plans to spend $100 million on Black-owned businesses and make antiracist education, HBCUs, and training programs available to employees.

Fox News Digital asked Google how the company can ensure its AI systems are devoid of political biases if the company implements policies and retains employees who hold their own set of biases.

Fox News Digital has also reached out to Krawczyk, Farabet, and Gennai for comments.

Fox News’ Jeffrey Clark contributed to this report.