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Ex-GOP Farmer To Challenge Gym Jordan In 2020

The Toledo Blade reports: A farmer from rural Ohio who voted for President Trump but has condemned his agricultural policy and since resigned from the Republican Party is testing a bid to challenge one of the President’s biggest defenders in Congress. Chris Gibbs, a 61-year-old grain and cattle farmer in Shelby County, is launching an exploratory committee to weigh a …

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AMA Calls For Immediate Ban On All Vaping Products

Time Magazine reports: The American Medical Association is calling for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices. The group adopted the sweeping stance Tuesday at a policy-making meeting in San Diego. It aims to lobby for laws, regulations or legal action to achieve a ban, but the industry is sure to fight back. The AMA cited the …

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Twitter Rips Tories For Debate Avatar Change Stunt

Reuters reports: Twitter accused Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on Wednesday of misleading the public during a televised election debate, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said voters did not care about the cut and thrust of social media. Twitter spoke out after the Conservative Campaign Headquarters press office changed the name of its account from “CCHQPress” to “factcheckUK” while Prime Minister …

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NYT: Sondland Kept Pompeo In The Extortion Loop

The Associated Press reports: Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the most anticipated witness in the impeachment inquiry, will confront questions Wednesday about his evolving accounts of the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine and a newly revealed summertime phone call with President Donald Trump. Sondland, a wealthy hotelier Trump tapped as his ambassador to the European Union, is more directly entangled than any …

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Politico: Zero GOP House Reps Support Impeachment

Politico reports: Top House Republicans told us Tuesday that not a single Republican is currently at risk of turning against President Donald Trump. Again, may we repeat: As of right now, every single Republican would vote against impeachment in the House, multiple senior-level GOP lawmakers and aides told us. Internally, in the House GOP, there is exceeding confidence either that …

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Fox Guest Calls Vindman A “Deep State Crybaby”

“You see Vindman, this bureaucrat who poured himself into an Army outfit to go and frankly speak contemptuous things against the commander-in-chief, incidentally, a violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. If you did that as a private in the Army you would get court martialed. I guess if you’re, you know, a never-Trump bureaucrat deep state crybaby you …

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White House Sends Allies Anti-Vindman Talking Points

The Daily Beast reports: The Trump White House has taken the extraordinary step of distributing talking points to allies of the president trashing one of its employees. The talking points, which were shared with The Daily Beast, focus on Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified publicly on Tuesday that he had registered complaints about President Donald Trump’s call with the …

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Franklin Graham: Dems Don’t Care About America

“It makes me sick to my stomach. We’re now in the second week of the impeachment inquiry, and this is just dividing our country even further. The President’s enemies are focused on destroying him and his presidency regardless of the damage it does to our nation. Let’s look at his record. “The U.S. economy is better than it has ever …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports: Swedish DJ/production duo Galantis and country legend Dolly Parton, teaming with featured Dutch vocalist Mr. Probz, debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart with “Faith.” Parton achieves her first dance/electronic No. 1. She makes her first visit to a chart in the genre since her cover of Cat Stevens’ “Peace Train,” which reached …

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Mayor Pete +10 Over Biden In New Hampshire Poll

Manchester’s NPR affiliate reports: Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged to the head of the Democratic presidential field in first-in-nation primary state New Hampshire, according to a new poll of likely primary voters released Tuesday. The Saint Anselm College Survey Center poll of 255 likely Democratic primary voters shows that Buttigieg, supported by 25 percent, now holds a 10 percentage point …

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