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Top General: Trump’s Pardons For War Crimes Won’t Turn Military Into A “Raping, Burning, Pillaging Gang”

Politico reports: The military’s top officer today defended efforts to maintain discipline in the ranks amid stiff questioning from lawmakers on whether President Donald Trump’s intervention in the cases of three service members accused or convicted of war crimes will create chaos on the battlefield. “We do maintain, and we will maintain, good order and discipline,” Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. …

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Trump Tells Rally: The “Scum FBI” Spied On Me [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night lashed out at the FBI calling staff of the agency “scum.” He also doubled down on discredited conspiracy theories following the release of a report which undermined the president’s claims that the Russia probe was a “deep state” plot to damage his presidency. During the rally …

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Trump Exec Order Defines Judaism As A Nationality

The Independent reports: Donald Trump will sign an executive order effectively defining Judaism as a nationality, not just a religion, in what the White House has described as an order to combat antisemitism on US college campuses. The move has already been criticised by free speech advocates, who were concerned a broader definition of antisemitism could be used to limit …

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Federal Judge Blocks Military Funds For Border Wall

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge in El Paso on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration’s plan to pay for border barrier construction with $3.6 billion in military funds, ruling that the administration does not have the authority to divert money appropriated by Congress for a different purpose. The Trump administration was planning to use those funds to build 175 …

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Trump Tweets Bonkers Clip Of Himself As Marvel Villain Who Got Killed By The Good Guys In The Last Movie

Mediaite reports: Team Trump shared a video today mocking Democrats on impeachment depicting President Donald Trump as Marvel supervillain Thanos. Thanos, for the unfamiliar, is the main antagonist of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. His goal is to collect all of the Infinity Stones, because once he does he can snap his fingers and wipe out half the population …

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Budget Deficit Spikes $342B In First Two FY20 Months

Fox Business reports: The U.S. government deficit spiked 12 percent to $342 billion during the first two months of fiscal year 2020, according to data from the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO says the U.S. budget deficit will average $1.2 trillion a year from 2020 to 2029, amounting to 4.4 percent to 4.8 percent of gross domestic product. The federal …

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Graham: Don’t Call Any Trial Witnesses, Just “End This”

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Senate Republicans do not expect to call witnesses President Trump might want to hear from most in an impeachment trial, conceding there are not the votes to summon key figures such as Hunter Biden and the unidentified government whistleblower whose complaint sparked the process. Senate impeachment rules require a majority vote to call witnesses, …

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Pelosi Announces Deal With Trump On Trade Pact

The Associated Press reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that Democrats announced their impeachment charges against him. The California Democrat said the revamped U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is a significant improvement over the original North American Free Trade Agreement, …

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WH Rages That Trump Expects To Be “Fully Exonerated”

NBC News reports: The White House press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, accused Democrats of “manufacturing an impeachment inquiry and forcing unfounded accusations down the throats of the American people.” Their goal, she said, was to try to use the House’s impeachment power to weaken Mr. Trump’s chances of re-election. “The announcement of two baseless articles of impeachment does not hurt the …

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New Book Claims Trump Called For Evacuating Seoul

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump called for the population of Seoul to be moved during an Oval Office meeting when tensions between the US and North Korea were at their height, according to a new book about the president’s relations with the US military. In Trump and his Generals: The Cost of Chaos, the national security and counter-terrorism expert Peter …

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ARTICLES: Abuse Of Power, Obstruction Of Congress

The Associated Press reports: House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes as the president insists he did “NOTHING” wrong. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said ahead of the morning announcement that Trump tried to “corrupt our upcoming elections” and remains a “threat to our …

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LIVE VIDEO: Democrats Unveil Articles Of Impeachment

The Guardian reports: House Democratic leaders hold news conference Tuesday morning to announce at least two articles of impeachment against Trump. The committee plans to vote on the articles on Thursday, each of which would have to be approved separately. The articles are expected to pass out of committee, where Democrats hold a 24-17 majority, along party lines. Upon arrival …

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House Democrats Signal Two Articles Of Impeachment

The New York Times reports: House Democrats signaled that they would unveil articles of impeachment on Tuesday morning that charge President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress for conduct they called a “clear and present danger” to the 2020 election and national security. The House Judiciary Committee was expected to work through the night on Monday readying …

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IG Report: FBI Agents Celebrated Trump’s 2016 Victory

Mediaite reports: Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report, which examined the conduct of the FBI toward President Donald Trump’s campaign, uncovered text messages from agents celebrating Trump’s 2016 victory. The report goes on to detail in footnotes that there were also FBI agents who texted about their support for Trump on page 339, where it is also recorded that a supervisory …

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Trump: The IG Report Shows Attempt To Overthrow Me

“They fabricated evidence, and they lied to the courts, and they did all sorts of things to have it go their way. And this was something that, uh, we can never allow to happen again. The report actually, and especially when you look into it, and the details of the report are far worse than anything I would have even …

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Live Video: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing

The Associated Press reports: Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings. Chairman Jerrold Nadler expects the committee to vote soon, possibly this week, on at least two or more …

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North Korea: Trump Is “A Heedless, Erratic Old Man”

The Daily Beast reports: North Korea has ridiculed President Donald Trump once again—this time calling him a “heedless and erratic old man.” Trump and Kim Jong Un appear to have hit a rough patch in their relationship of late and the countries have been exchanging insults like its 2017. This time, North Korea has taken exception to a Sunday tweet …

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Jewish Groups Blast Trump’s “Anti-Semitic” Remarks

The Washington Post reports: Numerous Jewish groups castigated President Trump this weekend over his speech on Saturday to the Israeli American Council, accusing him of using anti-Semitic tropes while trying to appeal to Jewish voters. In a 45-minute speech in Hollywood, Fla., Trump sought to convince a Jewish audience that they had “no choice” but to vote for him or …

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Trump: Dems Are Impeaching Because They Hate Me

Deadline reports: President Trump claimed in a Sunday tweet that Democrats are changing impeachment guidelines hours before the next House Judiciary Committee hearing. Trump said the “No Due Process, Do Nothing Democrats” chose to adjust the guidelines 48 hours before the “Impeachment Hearing Hoax” scheduled for Monday because “the facts are not on their side.” The Judiciary Committee on Saturday …

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Nadler: Vote On Impeachment Articles Coming Soon

The Hill reports: House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he is confident in the case against President Trump ahead of a vote on impeachment. “We have a very rock-solid case,” Nadler said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think the case we have if presented to a jury would be a guilty verdict in about …

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