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Loony Louie Gohmert: Trump’s Attack On The Freedom Caucus Was Actually Written By Reince Priebus

The Hill reports: Freedom Caucus member Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Thursday speculated that the author behind President Trump’s tweet vowing to “fight” the conservative group was actually White House chief of staff Reince Priebus. Trump early Thursday tweeted: “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must fight ...

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VENEZUELA: Crisis Worsens As President-Backed Supreme Court Effectively Dissolves Congress In “Coup”

The Miami Herald reports: In a move that Venezuela’s opposition decried as a “coup,” Venezuela’s Supreme Court effectively shut down congress, saying it would assume all legislative functions amid its contention that legislators are operating outside of the law. The decision will undoubtedly increase tensions in the South American nation where the opposition-controlled congress was seen as a last bastion ...

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REPORT: Two White House Staffers Fed Surveillance Intel To Devin Nunes That He Then Shared With Trump

The New York Times reports: A pair of White House officials played a role in providing Representative Devin Nunes of California, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, with the intelligence reports that showed President Trump and his associates were incidentally swept up in foreign surveillance by American spy agencies. The revelation that White House officials assisted in the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is due to take the podium at any minute where he will likely face blistering questions about today’s tweets from Hair Furor in which he declared war on the House Freedom Caucus and threatened the freedom of the press. Also likely to come up is last night’s ruling by a federal court to continue ...

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LIVE VIDEO: NC House Debates HB2 Repeal

Earlier today the North Carolina Senate voted 32-16 for a “compromise” repeal of HB2 that has angered both LGBT activists and hate groups. The Charlotte Observer is now live-streaming the debate in the state House on their Facebook page. Watch it here. UPDATE: More from the Observer. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said in a statement overnight that he supported the ...

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Huckabee Implies Lindsey Graham Is Gay: I Wonder What Uniform He Puts On Each Morning [AUDIO]

The Daily Caller reports: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee heavily implied that Sen. Lindsey Graham is gay during a Wednesday morning interview with Laura Ingraham. “I’m very disappointed in Lindsey,” Huckabee said of the South Carolina Republican’s recent comparisons of House Intel Chair Devin Nunes to the “Pink Panther” character Inspector Jacques Clouseau. “I sometimes wonder what uniform he puts ...

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TENNESSEE: Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Dead For Session

The Associated Press reports: A watered-down version of a bill that took aim at Tennessee’s recognition of gay marriages is dead for the year. The House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted Wednesday to stop considering the bill by Republican Rep. Mark Pody of Lebanon until next year. The bill would have required the state attorney general to defend county or city ...

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ARKANSAS: Bathroom Bill Dead For Current Session

The Associated Press reports: An Arkansas lawmaker dropped her proposal Wednesday prohibiting individuals from using bathrooms in government buildings that do not match their gender at birth after the legislation had faced opposition from the state’s Republican governor and tourism groups. GOP Sen. Linda Collins-Smith withdrew her proposal, which would have required every restroom or changing facility accessible by multiple ...

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Trump Threatens The New York Times

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump again on Thursday attacked The New York Times for its coverage of him. He tweeted Thursday morning that the newspaper is disgracing the media industry and suggested that he might change libel laws in response. “The failing @nytimes has disgraced the media world,” Trump tweeted. “Gotten me wrong for two solid years. Change libel ...

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Carl’s Jr. Ends Famous “Sexy Girl” Ads [VIDEO]

Every few months for the last several years One Million Moms has issued a screeching denouncement of the “pornographic” ads that have made Carl’s Jr. famous. Well, those ads are apparently a thing of the past. Ad Week reports on the new launch: Folksy and charming, Carl Hardee Sr. is a no-nonsense kind of guy who doesn’t care much for ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Intelligence Committee Holds Public Hearing On Russian Interference In Election

CNN reports: The Senate intelligence committee has run a steady and low-key investigation into Russia’s interference in the US elections and communications with the campaign of President Donald Trump, but Thursday marks the panel’s first public hearing, which could offer some insights into where senators are thinking in private. There’s little chance that Thursday’s hearing will be as explosive as ...

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Trump Declares War On House Freedom Caucus

Yahoo News reports: President Trump vowed to take on the Freedom Caucus in the 2018 midterm elections if its members do not conform to his vision of the GOP. On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that the congressional caucus of conservative members of the United States House of Representatives are on track to harm “the entire Republican agenda.” More from Politico: ...

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