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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports: Tony and Grammy winners Ben Platt, Cyndi Lauper, and John Legend, as well as Tony nominee Debbie Allen, ballet superstar Misty Copeland, and violinist Joshua Bell, are among the artists who will take part in a tribute to Grammy executive producer Ken Ehrlich at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. To acknowledge the importance of music education in schools …

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Trump Gets Triggered By Bloomberg Ad On Fox News

The New York Times reports: For weeks, President Trump’s advisers have urged him to ignore Michael R. Bloomberg’s nationally televised needling, warning him that it would only help the low-polling late entrant to the Democratic presidential primary by elevating his standing. Mr. Trump heeded the counsel for a while, according to several of his allies, even as he repeatedly expressed …

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DeVos: Being Pro-Choice Is Like Being Pro-Slavery

The Colorado Times-Recorder reports: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos weighed in on a host of issues during the Colorado Christian University’s annual president’s dinner Wednesday night at the Museum of the Bible, at one point drawing comparisons of the abortion rights debate to the ending of slavery. “Lincoln too contended with the pro-choice arguments of his day. They suggested that …

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GOP OK Gov Bans State Travel To CA Over Abortion

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt is giving California a taste of its own medicine. Citing “Oklahoma’s pro-life stance,” Stitt on Thursday signed an executive order banning all nonessential state-funded travel to California. The move comes after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in October banned city-funded travel to 22 states, including Oklahoma, that city officials say have “restrictive abortion …

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Cruz: I Forgave Trump’s Insults And Lies Because Jesus

The Christian Post reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz explained that his Christian faith was instrumental for his ability to forgive President Donald Trump for the hurtful things he said and tweeted during the 2016 presidential election. Cruz, 49, spoke with ABC News’ Paula Faris for her “Journeys of Faith” podcast this week. For example in March 2016, Trump tweeted a …

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WH Trolls Schiff With Road Runner Cartoon [VIDEO]

Trolling is all they have: Dan Scavino, the Social Media Director at the White House, tweeted this “Looney Tunes” parody video mocking House impeachment manager Adam Schiff. The video, created by memesmith Politizoid, shows Schiff as the classic cartoon character Wile E. Coyote, who is best known for perpetually trying and failing to catch the Road Runner. In the cartoon, …

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GOP Senator Reads Trump Cultist’s Book During Trial

Is a book by a Trump cultist better than a fidget spinner? Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) said she read a book during the third day of proceedings of President Trump’s impeachment trial in the upper chamber on Thursday. “First – I’m reading Resistance (At All Costs) by Kim Strassel. Read the chapter on obstruction. It provides good insights into today’s …

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Trump Goes After Obamacare Via Medicaid Grants

Politico reports: CMS Administrator Seema Verma plans to issue a letter soon explaining how states could seek waivers to receive defined payments for adults covered by Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, according to seven people with knowledge of the closely guarded effort. An announcement is tentatively slated for the end of next week, more than one year after Verma and her team …

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Napolitano: Impeachment Evidence Is Uncontradicted

“The House of Representatives — in proceedings in which the president chose not to participate — impeached Trump for abuse of power and contempt of Congress. Where does all this leave us at the outset of Trump’s Senate trial? It leaves us with valid, lawful, constitutional arguments for Trump’s impeachment that he ought to take seriously. “That is, unless he …

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CNN Cancels Iowa Town Halls Due To Senate Trial

Via press release from CNN’s communications team: CNN has canceled the Democratic presidential town halls scheduled to take place next week ahead of the Iowa caucuses because of the ongoing impeachment trial, a CNN spokesperson said Thursday. The network is working on rescheduling the town halls, the spokesperson said. CNN was scheduled to host the leading contenders for the Democratic …

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