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Trump Ridicules TIME’s Selection Of Greta Thunberg

Axios reports: President Trump called TIME’s decision to name 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as its 2019 Person of the Year “so ridiculous” in a Thursday tweet.Thunberg responded in September to another tweet from the president that mocked her attitude and tactics, saying, “I honestly don’t understand why adults would choose to spend their time mocking and threatening teenagers and …

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Former AG Eric Holder: Bill Barr Is Unfit For Office

From an op-ed by former AG Eric Holder: Virtually since the moment he took office, though, Barr’s words and actions have been fundamentally inconsistent with his duty to the Constitution. Which is why I now fear that his conduct — running political interference for an increasingly lawless president — will wreak lasting damage. The American people deserve an attorney general …

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Philadelphia Inquirer Endorses Impeaching Trump

From the editorial board of the Philadelphia Inquirer: Trump has severely disrespected his office and the document he swore to protect and uphold. Should this process end with a trial and a Senate vote to remove him from office — a prospect that seems highly unlikely — it’s not hard to imagine that he would insist that the process was …

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Pence Won’t Declassify Call To Ukraine President

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s counsel rejected House Democrats’ request to declassify details of a Sept. 18 call between Pence and Ukraine’s president, calling the request illegitimate because the impeachment inquiry has concluded. In a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Pence’s lawyer, Matthew Morgan, said it “serves no purpose” to declassify supplemental testimony from one …

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Giuliani Henchman Lev Parnas Paid $1M By Russia

Bloomberg News reports: Rudy Giuliani’s associate Lev Parnas got $1 million from an account in Russia in September, a month before he was charged with conspiring to funnel foreign money into U.S. political campaigns, according to U.S. prosecutors who asked a judge to jail him for understating his income and assets. “The majority of that money appears to have been …

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House Approves Bill Establishing Space Force

The New York Times reports: The House on Wednesday passed a $738 billion military policy bill that would authorize the creation of the Space Force and secure paid parental leave for more than two million federal workers. The 377-to-48 vote reflected broad bipartisan support for the compromise package, one of the nation’s most expensive military policy bills to date. It …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual fall fundraising efforts crossed the finish line with its annual celebration, the Red Bucket Follies, December 9 and 10 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Check out highlights from the show in our memorable moments roundup. A total of 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway, and touring productions took part, raising a collective $5,631,888. Each season, shows …

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Joe Manchin “Very Much Torn” On Convicting Trump

Axios reports: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) told CNN on Wednesday that he’s “very much torn” on voting to convict President Trump in a Senate impeachment trial. Why it matters: Manchin, a moderate representing West Virginia, is widely regarded as among the most likely senators to defect from fellow Democrats in a potential vote to remove Trump from office. What he’s …

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ILLINOIS: Red-Caped Catholic Loons Complain State Is Promoting Satanism With “Snaketivity” Xmas Display

Just in from Tradition, Family, & Property: A Satanic “Christmas” display 4 1/2 feet tall is standing in the rotunda of the Illinois Statehouse for a second year in a row. It features a woman’s arm holding an apple that is encircled by a serpent. The monument, titled “Knowledge is the Greatest Gift,” resembles Eve taking fruit from the Tree …

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Live Video: House Panel Debates Impeachment Articles

ABC News reports: The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday evening takes up the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for debate and approval, holding a “markup” — a public meeting where members can debate and offer amendments to the charges. Each lawmaker on the 41-member committee will have the opportunity to make a five-minute opening statement Wednesday night …

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