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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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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Reuters reports: An Oklahoma police chief is asking Starbucks to have mercy on a barista who plastered “PIG” on a police officer’s coffee order. “I just recently learned that the employee was terminated, and this may be a bit surprising, but I would like Starbucks to reconsider,” Keifer, Oklahoma, Police Chief Johnny O’Mara told Fox News. “I’m asking for civility.” …

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Falwell Partners With Trump Cultist Charlie Kirk To Form “Think Tank” To Protect Jesus From Attacks By Socialists

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Growing concerns in conservative circles that liberals are trying to convert young Christians into socialists by distorting the Bible and U.S. Constitution have prompted Virginia’s Liberty University to form a new center to push back on the media, academics, and Democrats. The new think tank, announced Saturday in Lynchburg was co-founded by two key …

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Scandals Stall Navy Plan To Expand SEAL Platoons

The military site Task & Purpose reports: A plan to boost the number of elite Navy SEAL platoons that could deploy across the globe remains in limbo months after the effort was halted by a string of high-profile scandals. The plan was viewed as a positive step toward meeting the demands placed on the highly trained community. More platoons could …

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Online Sales Set $7.4 Billion Black Friday Record

The Associated Press reports: This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, and Adobe Analytics says carts filled on phones, computers and tablets rang up $7.4 billion in transactions. That ranks just behind the $7.9 billion haul of last year’s Cyber Monday, which holds the one-day record for online sales. Adobe measures sales at 80 of the …

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53% Of Republicans Say Trump Is Better Than Lincoln

Newsweek reports: 53% of Republicans believe that Donald Trump is a better president than Abraham Lincoln, according to a new poll. The Economist and YouGov published results of its latest polling on U.S. politics this week. One poll gauged Trump’s favorability versus Lincoln, who was the U.S. president between 1861 and 1865 and who steered America through the Civil War …

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Drunk Kid Rock Hurls Sexual Slurs At Oprah, Others

Variety reports: Kid Rock went a sexually explicit tirade went into against several female talk shows hosts on stage at his own Nashville bar this week, in a state the website TMZ described as “clearly intoxicated.” The video ends with him being helped off the lip of the stage in an awkward manner by handlers. “I’m like, Oprah Winfrey or …

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New Booker Ad: I’m The OTHER Rhodes Scholar Mayor

CNN reports: “He’s a Rhodes Scholar. A successful mayor. A uniter,” says the narrator in a new television ad set to air in Iowa. But the ad, which will begin airing Tuesday in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, does not describe South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “No, not that guy,” the narrator says, as an image of Buttigieg flashes …

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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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