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Joe Biden: If Elected I Will Not Pardon Donald Trump

Radio Iowa reports: During an interview with Radio Iowa late Sunday afternoon, Biden said if he is elected, he will not follow President Ford’s example in pardoning Nixon so Nixon was not prosecuted for his role in Watergate. “It wouldn’t unite the country,” Biden said. “You’d say: ‘This guy does all these things that put us jeopardy and he gets …

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Trump To His Cultists: Vote For Sean Spicer On DWTS

USA Today reports: ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” tangoed into uncharted drama this season, announcing former White House spokesman Sean Spicer as a celebrity contestant.  The controversial pick brought the kind of response you’d expect in the 2019 political climate – cheers from President Donald Trump supporters for the notoriously combative mouthpiece, along with jeers (and even talk of boycotts) …

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Lindsey Graham Resumes Praise Of Trump’s Genius

Politico reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham signaled on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s partnering with Congress to stop Turkish aggression in Syria would be “a game changer.”  “I applaud his decision to work with Congress to stop Turkeys [sic] aggression in Syria through crippling economic sanctions,” he tweeted, saying he had spoken to the president. “This decision by President Trump will …

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Trump Again Demands Identity Of Whistleblower

The Hill reports: President Trump early Monday knocked House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) over testimony from a whistleblower who helped spark the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, saying the person must testify and be identified. Schiff on Sunday said that testimony from the whistleblower who raised concerns about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine may no longer be necessary. “Given that …

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GOP Poll: Majority Of Dems Want Trump Imprisoned

Axios reports: Firehouse Strategies, a Republican firm, and data company Optimus found that a majority of 1,765 likely Democratic primary voters in early voting states believe that President Trump should not only be impeached but also imprisoned. Support for impeachment has continued to climb since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an inquiry into allegations that Trump in July tried to …

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Twitter Boots Another Trump Clip Over Copyrights

Buzzfeed News reports: The publisher of rock legends Queen forced President Trump to take down a campaign video that used “We Will Rock You” as its soundtrack. The video, featuring Trump speaking to supporters at rallies, was posted on Oct. 9, and it used the song in its entirety. At that time, a representative for the band told BuzzFeed News …

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Pro-Trump Conference At Trump Resort Shows Video Depicting Trump Murdering Journalists And Opponents

The New York Times reports: A video depicting a macabre scene of a fake President Trump shooting, stabbing and brutally assaulting members of the news media and his political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters at his Miami resort last week, according to footage obtained by The New York Times. Several of Mr. Trump’s top surrogates — …

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Cruz: Inappropriate For Trump To Seek Foreign Help

Mediaite reports: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) wants Rudy Giuliani to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and says it’s inappropriate for President Donald Trump to ask foreign powers to investigate his political opponents for him. CBS’s Margaret Brennan asked Cruz during an interview on Sunday if its “appropriate” for Trump to have asked China to investigate the Biden family. “Of …

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Trump Celebrates Runoff For Dem Louisiana Governor

Axios reports: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) was forced into a runoff Saturday night after winning 47% of the vote in a tight gubernatorial race, results show. Edwards stood out as a rare Democratic governor in “Deep South Trump territory.” His failure to win 50% of the vote outright over 5 challengers, including 2 Republicans, brings into question his …

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Hundreds Of ISIS Supporters Escape In Turkish Attack

The Associated Press reports: Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp for displaced people and prompted U.S. soldiers to withdraw from a nearby base. A U.S. military official said the situation across northeastern Syria was “deteriorating rapidly” and that American …

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US Forces Think Turkey Deliberately Fired At Them

The Military Times reports: American troops and former U.S. officials believe a Turkish artillery strike on Friday that landed about 300 meters from a U.S. commando outpost near the Syrian city of Kobani was done deliberately. No U.S. troops were injured in the strike, but U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said American commandos temporarily withdrew from their observation post on Mishtanur …

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Biden’s Son Steps Down From Board Of Chinese Firm

Bloomberg reports: Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, is stepping down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company, according to a statement given to Bloomberg. The younger Biden, whose business interests in Ukraine are at the center of Donald Trump’s impeachment scandal, also promises to “forego all foreign work” if his dad is elected president in 2020. “Hunter always …

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Trump Threatens To Sue Schiff And Pelosi [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump threatened on Saturday night to sue top congressional Democrats Rep. Adam Schiff and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi amid the House impeachment inquiry into the President. Trump, who has a long track record of calling for lawsuits against his critics and not following through, said, “We’re going to take a look at it. We’re going after …

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Pompeo Evasive On Meeting Giuliani Overseas [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gritted his teeth through a strained response when NBC Nashville reporter Nancy Amons grilled him on whether he had met with Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani during an overseas trip in February. Pompeo was hostile and evasive throughout the interview, at one point accusing Amons of “working at least in part for …

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Trump Defends “Legendary Crime Buster” Giuliani

Talking Points Memo reports: The gesture of support comes as new reporting confirms that Giuliani’s interactions with recently arrested associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, specifically related to the Ukraine pressure campaign, are the subject of a criminal investigation. In a less supportive move, Trump also declined to say if Giuliani is still his lawyer when pressed by reporters Friday. …

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Politico: Insiders Are Begging Trump To Dump Giuliani

Politico reports: For weeks, prominent Republican advisers have been privately imploring President Donald Trump to sideline Rudy Giuliani after a barrage of inconsistent, combative and occasionally cringe-inducing media interviews, according to three people familiar with the conversations. And that was before the arrest of two foreign-born businessmen who reportedly helped Giuliani try to discredit former Vice President Joe Biden, the …

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Dates Set For General Election Presidential Debates

The Hill reports: The Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Friday that the first 2020 general election debate will be held in September and will be hosted by the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. The debate, which will be held on Sept. 29, 2020, will be one of three general election presidential debates. The commission also said the University …

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More Whistleblowers Want In On Impeachment Inquiry

The Daily Beast reports: New potential whistleblowers are coming forward to the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, two congressional sources tell The Daily Beast. They seem to be emboldened by the actions of the whistleblower whose explosive account of President Donald Trump’s phone call to Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky about investigating Trump’s domestic political rivals ignited the impeachment inquiry. Another whistleblower is …

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REPORT: Rudy Giuliani Under Federal Investigation

The New York Times reports: Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani broke lobbying laws in his dealings in Ukraine, according to two people familiar with the inquiry. The investigators are examining Mr. Giuliani’s efforts to undermine the American ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch, one of the people said. She was recalled …

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Yet Another Homeland Security Chief Hits The Exit

From a story published earlier this week: Nearly six months after taking over the Department of Homeland Security as acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan has guided the United States out of a crisis at the southern border, but he also says he has lost command of the public messaging from his department and lacks some of the authority he was promised …

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