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House Intel Committee Releases Impeachment Report

CNN reports: House Intelligence Committee Democrats have released their report on Tuesday detailing how President Donald Trump sought political gain through his dealings with Ukraine. The report lays out the historical precedent for impeaching a president, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The report from the House Intelligence Committee makes the Democrats’ case for impeachment, weaving a narrative …

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Georgia GOP Excludes All But Trump From Ballot

The Independent reports: Georgia Republicans announced today that Donald Trump would be the only name to appear on the GOP primary ballot in the state. The decision comes even as former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) and former governor Bill Weld (R-MA) submitted their names to the Georgia Republican Party to appear on the ballot. Trump was the only candidate with …

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Trump Denies Knowing Prince Andrew Despite Photos

Reuters reports: Donald Trump has denied knowing Prince Andrew, despite multiple photos of the two together, including several of them meeting in June this year. The president, who is in the United Kingdom for a NATO summit, took questions from the media Tuesday morning. Asked about his thoughts on the allegations against Prince Andrew and the royal’s decision to step …

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Trump Bashes “Very Insulting” Macron At NATO Summit

The New York Times reports: President Trump began a two-day summit meeting on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of NATO — strained, in part, by his own brash handling of overseas allies — by stepping into an unlikely role as defender of an alliance he once called “obsolete.” Mr. Trump said President Emmanuel Macron of France had been “very …

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Trump Attacks “Mini Mike Bloomberg” And NYT

There’s just no end to the infantile name-calling: President Trump on Monday ripped Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg and his eponymous news outlet hours after his campaign said it would not credential reporters from Bloomberg News at future events. “Mini Mike Bloomberg has instructed his third rate news organization not to investigate him or any Democrat, but to go after …

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Trump Threatens Tariffs “Up To 100%” On French Goods

The Washington Post reports: President Trump revved up his global trade war on two fronts Monday, announcing tariffs on industrial metals from Brazil and Argentina while eyeing tariffs of up to 100 percent on a number of French imports. The administration said the moves were necessary because U.S. trading partners were acting unfairly to disadvantage both the country’s traditional economic …

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GOP’s 123-Page Rebuttal: Trump Did Nothing Wrong

CNN reports: Republicans have written a 123-page report rejecting the Democratic allegations that President Donald Trump abused his office in his dealings with Ukraine, ahead of the release of a Democratic committee report expected to lay out the charges that would form the basis of potential articles of impeachment against the President. “The evidence presented does not prove any of …

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Nadler Snap: Innocent People Don’t Dodge Hearings

Just in via press release: Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to White House Counsel Pat A. Cipollone’s letter informing the Committee that President Trump would not participate in its first impeachment hearing scheduled for tomorrow: “Late last night, the President and his counsel turned down our invitation to participate in Wednesday’s …

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GOP And Trump Campaign Blacklist Bloomberg News

Just in from the Trump campaign: Bloomberg News has declared that they won’t investigate their boss or his Democrat competitors, many of whom are current holders of high office, but will continue critical reporting on President Trump. As President Trump’s campaign, we are accustomed to unfair reporting practices, but most news organizations don’t announce their biases so publicly. Presented with …

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Trump Lies: Ukraine’s President Just Totally Cleared Me

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump today falsely claimed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky completely cleared him over the scandal of his apparent quid pro quo. Zelensky did not say that in the interview he gave over the weekend. Zelensky spoke to multiple news outlets and objected to Trump’s withholding of aid to his country. As he spoke about Ukraine’s need …

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Former FBI Lawyer Lisa Page Speaks Out For First Time

“It’s like being punched in the gut. My heart drops to my stomach when I realize he has tweeted about me again. The president of the United States is calling me names to the entire world. He’s demeaning me and my career. It’s sickening. But it’s also very intimidating because he’s still the president of the United States. “And when …

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Trump Restores Trade Tariffs On Brazil And Argentina

Axios reports: President Trump tweeted Monday that he will restore steel and aluminum tariffs against Brazil and Argentina due to their currency devaluations. Trump’s tweets show that he is not afraid to open a potential new front in his ongoing global trade war even as the 2020 presidential election approaches — and also touched on his antagonism with the Federal …

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WH Won’t Show For Next Impeachment Hearing

The New York Daily News reports: The White House told House Democrats Sunday night that the Oval Office will not participate in the Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing. “Under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing,” White House Counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). “An invitation …

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Napolitano: Impeachment Evidence Is “Overwhelming”

Axios reports: Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox News’ senior judicial analyst, said on The Reason Interview with Nick Gillespie that he believes the House Intelligence Committee unearthed evidence to justify “about three or four” articles of impeachment against President Trump. Napolitano said House Democrats have evidence to impeach the president for bribery, election law violation, obstruction of justice and witness interference. …

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Trump Promises To “Eradicate AIDS In 10 Years”

Yahoo News reports: President Donald Trump is wrapping up a quiet weekend at Mar-a-Lago in Florida before heading back to Washington. The President relaxed in the way he knows best, hitting the golf course for a round in one of the few places in the US where that’s possible this wintry weekend. But before getting back on Air Force 1, …

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DNC Blasts Trump On World AIDS Day: He Is No Ally

Just in via press release: World AIDS Day provides us the opportunity to support those living with HIV, unite in the fight to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and mourn those we’ve lost. Today, we’re thinking about all the progress we’ve made, and the work still before us. This president is no ally of people living with HIV, who are disproportionately …

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TOMORROW: Next Key Step In Impeachment Inquiry

Politico reports: Members of the House Intelligence Committee will begin reviewing a report Monday on the panel’s investigation of President Donald Trump’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate his Democratic adversaries, a crucial step in the House’s fast-moving impeachment inquiry. Lawmakers on the panel will get a 24-hour review period, according to internal guidance sent to committee members and obtained …

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Trump Lied About Cease-Fire Talks With Taliban

The Washington Post reports: Declaring that the U.S.-Taliban talks he abruptly canceled in September are back in motion, Trump said during a Thanksgiving Day visit to troops in Afghanistan that the Taliban “wants to make a deal. And we’re meeting with them, and we’re saying it has to be a cease-fire.” “They didn’t want to do a cease-fire, but now …

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Nadler Gives Trump Dec. 6th Deadline On Hearings

Politico reports: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) has informed President Trump that he has until Dec. 6 to let the committee know whether his counsel will participate in upcoming impeachment proceedings. “I am writing to determine if your counsel will participate in the upcoming impeachment proceedings. In particular, please provide the Committee notice of whether your counsel intends …

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Trump Campaign: No Evidence This Photo Is Doctored

Business Insider reports: The Trump campaign trolled The Washington Post for reporting that a picture President Donald Trump shared of his head pasted onto the body of fictional boxing champion Rocky Balboa had been doctored. “Trump tweets doctored photo of his head on Sylvester Stallone’s body, unclear why,” the Post tweeted on Wednesday, after Donald Trump shared the Rocky image …

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