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Former GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy: Nobody Really Believes Russia Wants Trump Over “Comrade” Bernie Sanders

From the right wing Daily Caller: Former Republican South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy said Thursday that he wasn’t concerned with reports that Russia might be trying to help President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Host Ed Henry asked Gowdy what he made of recent reports that Russia might be attempting to help President Trump win re-election in November. “Three …

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Ex-Rep. Trey Gowdy And His Hair Return To Fox News

Talking Points Memo reports: Former Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy (S.C.) has returned to Fox News after ultimately not joining President Trump’s legal team as outside counsel, a network spokesperson confirmed on Friday. Gowdy, a former prosecutor in South Carolina, was in discussions to join the president’s impeachment defense team starting back in October. Those discussions fell apart after federal lobbying …

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Fox Fires Gowdy After He Joins Trump Defense Team

Mediaite reports: Trey Gowdy joined Fox News as a contributor earlier this year. A spokesperson for Fox News said in a statement provided to Mediaite that Gowdy has been “terminated” and is no longer a network contributor. With the news of Gowdy joining Team Trump amid the White House refusing to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, there’s been renewed attention …

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Trump Enlists Benghazi Gowdy For Impeachment Team

Bloomberg reports: Donald Trump has enlisted former Representative Trey Gowdy to work with the White House team combating the U.S. House’s impeachment inquiry into the president, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Gowdy, a former prosecutor from South Carolina, is not formally joining the White House staff, according to the people. Gowdy rose to prominence leading a special …

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Trey Gowdy: I’m Surprised So Many Republicans Think Robert Mueller’s Full Report Should Ever Be Released

“I don’t think the report should be released at all and I’m frankly surprised that so many Republicans think it should be. A lot of Republicans think the investigation was flawed from its inception. Remember, that Strzok was biased, that Papadopoulos was set up, that the dossier was a political hit piece, so if the investigation was flawed from its …

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Trey “Benghazi” Gowdy: Public Hearings Are Utterly Useless (Now That They’re Being Used Against Trump)

The Daily Beast reports: Former Rep. Trey Gowdy, the man who led an 11-hour public congressional hearing on the Benghazi consulate attack, said Monday that he believes such hearings are “utterly useless”—now that they’re used to investigate President Trump’s inner circle. Gowdy, now a Fox News contributor, joined Fox & Friends to weigh in on last week’s House Oversight Committee …

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Fox News Hires Former Rep. Trey “Benghazi” Gowdy

Remember three weeks ago when he said he was swearing off politics forever? Former Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) has joined Fox News as a contributor, the network announced Wednesday. Gowdy, who retired from Congress earlier this month, will offer political and legal analysis on Fox News and the Fox Business Network, the outlet said in a press release. The former …

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BENGHAZEED: Trey Gowdy Swears Off Politics Forever

The Greenville News reports: Former U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy, who elevated his profile in American politics leading several high-profile government investigations, has joined the Greenville office of power law firm Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough to take on a similar role. The Spartanburg Republican’s eight-year congressional tenure ended Thursday, and Gowdy told The Greenville News he has no plans to …

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GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy: Trump’s Advisors Should Quit If They Can’t Convince Him Russia Is Our Enemy [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy chastised Donald Trump for inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, saying Sunday that some members of the president’s administration should consider quitting if Trump won’t listen to their advice. “The fact that we have to talk to you about Syria or other matters is very different from issuing an invitation,” Gowdy said …

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FBI Agent Rages At Trey Gowdy: My Anti-Trump Texts Were In Response To His Disgusting Behavior [VIDEO]

“Sir, I think it’s important when you look at those texts that you understand the context in which they were made, and the things that were going on across America. In terms of the texts that, ‘We will stop it.’ You need to understand that that was written late at night, off-the-cuff and it was in response to a series …

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Paul Ryan: Trey Gowdy Is Right, There Is No “Spygate”

The Hill reports: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday pushed back against President Trump’s “spygate” claims, siding with Rep. Trey Gowdy’s (R-S.C.) defense of the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s campaign and Russia. “Chairman Gowdy’s initial assessment is accurate, but we have more digging to do,” Ryan told reporters during his weekly news conference. A week after a closed-door briefing on …

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Trump Rages: I Wish I Hadn’t Hired Jeff Sessions

Our Glorious Leader is continuing his streak of raging tweets, which now number nearly 40 in the last 72 hours. This morning he turned his fire once again on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, declaring that he wishes he’d never hired him. In today’s tweets, Trump quotes GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy but conveniently overlooks the portion of Gowdy’s interview which denounces …

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Gowdy Slams “Spygate” Claims: When Trump Finds Out What Happened, He’ll Be Glad For The FBI [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the House Oversight Committee Chairman and Trump supporter, said in an interview on Fox that the FBI was justified in using a secret informant to assist in the Russia investigation. Gowdy, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, attended a classified Justice Department briefing last week over the FBI’s use of …

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State TV’s Lou Dobbs Rages: Trey Gowdy Is A Phony!

“Trey Gowdy is a phony! Think about it. He was in charge of Benghazi, he was in charge of various committees, but what did he do? Nothing! He’s never done anything! No charges, no indictments, no revelations, nothing has ever happened except he gets to have some terrific moments as I think he did with Hillary Clinton. After 11 hours …

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Trey Gowdy: Congress Was A Waste Of Time [VIDEO]

Axios reports: South Carolina Republican Trey Gowdy, who is retiring from Congress this year, told Vice News’ Michael C. Moynihan that he felt being in Congress was largely a waste of time, as it was bogged down by “ineffectiveness.” And asked what he makes of the Republican party in 2018, he said “the goal is to win” — that’s it. …

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Gowdy: My Benghazi Probe Wasn’t “Hyper Focused” On Hillary, She Was Just One Of A Hundred Witnesses

“The reality is, with respect to Benghazi, I did everything I could to handle that like a normal investigation. I was not hyper focused on Secretary Clinton. Lots of other people were, including people in your — with respect — in your line of work. It’s not interesting enough to simply find out how our folks were rescued from the …

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Trump Pastor Busted For Faking Military Service And Education Announces Bid For Trey Gowdy’s House Seat

Mediaite reports: Remember Pastor Mark Burns? He’s the prosperity gospel evangelist who glommed onto Trump during the 2016 election and was exposed for lying about his education and military service, leading to his memorable walkout of a CNN interview. [Second video below.] Recently, he’s gained notice for his off-the-rails TV segments in which he defended accused pedophile Roy Moore and …

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GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy Reveals Launch Of US House Probe Into Rob Porter Employment Scandal [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) revealed that Congress has launched an investigation into White House staff secretary Rob Porter’s employment despite credible allegations of domestic abuse. Gowdy, who announced his retirement from Congress earlier this month, told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota the House Oversight Committee he chairs opened an investigation Tuesday into the Porter scandal. “We did last night,” …

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Trey Gowdy: Memo Has No Impact On Russia Probe

The Hill reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said during an interview airing Sunday that the previously classified memo alleging abuse of government surveillance powers by the Justice Department has no impact on the ongoing Russia probe. During an interview on CBS “Face The Nation,” Gowdy — the chairman of the House Oversight Committee — was asked about the recent comments …

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Memo Does Not Discredit Mueller

Mediaite reports: Trey Gowdy seemed particularly eager to inform the country about the allegations that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sought a FISA warrant to investigate Trump in connection with Fusion GPS’ controversial dossier. Now that the memo is out, Gowdy has taken to Twitter to say that even though the memo raises certain questions, the bulk of the …

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