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Trump Confirms Bill Barr Will Be AG Nominee, Former Fox Host Heather Nauert Will Be Ambassador Nominee

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate former Attorney General William Barr to again lead the Justice Department, a move that could have ramifications for the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The attorney general for President George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993, Barr in recent months has criticized aspects of the …

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John Kelly Expected To Resign, Not Speaking To Trump

We’ve heard this before, but multiple outlets are saying so. Axios reports: West Wing officials widely believe that chief of staff John Kelly’s departure is imminent and that Nick Ayers, chief of staff to Vice President Pence, will replace him. As we reported right after the midterms, Ayers’ backers have been telling the president he has the sharp political instincts …

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NORTH CAROLINA: GOP Rep-Elect Discloses $34,000 Debt To Outfit Linked To Absentee Ballot Fraud Scandal

The New York Times reports: The congressional campaign of Mark Harris disclosed late Thursday night that it owed more than $34,000 in connection with an absentee ballot and voter turnout operation that has prompted fears of election fraud and called the North Carolina Republican’s narrow victory into question. In a filing with the Federal Election Commission, Mr. Harris’s campaign listed …

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Trump Junior Attacks Ocasio-Cortez: Socialists Eat Dogs

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. took aim at Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Instagram in a post Thursday suggesting democratic socialist policies the incoming congresswoman espouses would lead to Americans eating dogs. On Sunday, the freshman Democrat questioned why so many top Republicans were aiming their criticism at an incoming freshman lawmaker rather than towards Democratic party leaders. “I’m …

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Glorious Leader Issues Raging Anti-Mueller Tweetstorm

Mediaite reports: After taking a three-day break from criticizing the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, President Donald Trump returned early Friday morning to using his Twitter account to attack and undermine the Mueller probe. Trump’s tweets come on the morning of what many are expecting to be a big news day for the investigation into collusion between the …

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CNN Building Evacuated After Late Night Bomb Threat

USA Today reports: Police said a man with a southern accent called CNN just after 10 p.m. Thursday and said five bombs had been placed throughout the facility inside the Time Warner building at Columbus Circle. Police said the building was evacuated and building security did a preliminary search. Police units then swept the building with the NYPD bomb squad …

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Kevin Hart Quits Oscars Hosting Gig Over Anti-Gay Past

Variety reports: Wednesday afternoon, comedian Kevin Hart was announced as the host for the upcoming 91st annual Academy Awards. By Thursday night, he had stepped down. The turn of events followed outcry over previous anti-gay tweets, and comments Hart made during stand-up routines nearly 10 years ago. Some of the tweets were feverishly deleted throughout the day on Thursday, leading …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

People Magazine reports: A surprise Taylor Swift performance will never go out of style! The 28-year-old pop star stunned guests of the Ally Coalition Talent Show in New York City on Wednesday night when she took the stage alongside singer Hayley Kiyoko to perform an acoustic version of “Delicate” from her reputation album. The Ally Coalition, founded by Swift’s pal …

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Trump Taps Former Fox News Host As UN Ambassador

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump has decided to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace departing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, according to three people familiar with the decision, Bloomberg News reports. Nauert, 48, is an unorthodox choice for the UN role given that she had little experience in government or foreign policy before joining the administration in April …

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Tucker Carlson: Trump Is Not Capable Of “Sustained Focus” And Hasn’t Kept Any Of His Biggest Promises

Oh, the delicious infighting. Via Breitbart: Fox News host Tucker Carlson said in an interview Thursday that President Donald Trump has succeeded as a conversation starter but has failed to keep his most important campaign promises. “His chief promises were that he would build the wall, de-fund Planned Parenthood, and repeal Obamacare, and he hasn’t done any of those things,” …

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