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Trump’s Former Business Partner Felix Sater Will Testify About Proposed Moscow Trump Tower Project

President Donald Trump’s former business partner Felix Sater is set to testify Friday about his time working on the proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow in 2016. Sater was the chief negotiator for the Moscow Trump Tower project and will testify behind closed doors Friday, he told Politico. Sater’s interview is part of an investigation by the House Intelligence Committee ...

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Left-Wingers Pile On Chuck Todd For Calling Out Ocasio-Cortez |

MSNBC host Chuck Todd sparked a left-wing backlash by criticizing Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s rhetoric on immigration enforcement. Ocasio-Cortez drew criticism after saying the U.S. is running “concentration camps” on the southern border. “That is exactly what they are. They are concentration camps,” Ocasio-Cortez said Monday in an Instagram Live video, referring to migrant detention centers. “The fact ...

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Former Senate Aide Gets Four Years In Prison For Mass Doxxing Of Republicans

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former Democratic aide to four years in prison for hacking Senate computers, using spy devices and “doxxing” Republicans. Jackson Cosko — a former aide to Democratic New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan, Democratic California Sen. Barbara Boxer and Democratic Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee — stole the entire contents of Hassan’s computer systems in October 2018 and ...

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New York County Clerk Refuses to Give Driver’s Licenses to Illegals, Despite New Law

Erie County Clerk Michael “Mickey” Kearns told a local outlet that he will not issue licenses to illegal aliens in defiance of a new New York Law. New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Green Light Bill Monday, which allows illegals to obtain driver’s licenses, WIVB4 reports. Kearns adamantly disapproves of the bill and he’s seeking legal ...

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Other Democratic 2020 Candidates Are Not Happy With Biden’s Segregation Comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden said that “at least there was some civility” while working with racist senators in the 1970s. Multiple Democrats condemned Biden’s comments, calling for him to apologize and evolve. Biden’s comments link to past issues where he supported segregationists and their agenda. Former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments that “at least there was some civility” during ...

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Republican Lawmaker Booed For Explaining Why Slavery Reparations Could Be Unconstitutional

Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson was booed during the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on slavery reparations after he contended that reparations may not be constitutional. “Here in the Judiciary Committee we have an obligation to acknowledge that any monetary reparations that might be recommended by the commission created by H.R. 40 would almost certainly be unconstitutional on their face,” Johnson ...

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Republicans Ask DOJ Why Qatar-Owned Al Jazeera Isn’t Registered As Foreign Agent

A group of Republican lawmakers is asking the Justice Department whether Al Jazeera Media Network should be required to register as foreign agent of Qatar. Republicans said Al Jazeera appears to promote the goals of the Qatari government by “influenc[ing] public opinion in the United States” in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday. “[O]ne can reasonably infer ...

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Democrats Furious After Hope Hicks Refuses To Answer Questions During Close-Door Meeting

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks reportedly refused to answer questions during Wednesday’s closed-door meeting with the House Judiciary Committee, prompting Democrats to express outrage at her lack of cooperation. Hicks met with lawmakers to talk privately about President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to obstruct former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether or not Russia had been knowingly ...

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‘We Have No Other Choice’: ICE Chief Makes Case For Mass Deportation Of Illegal Migrants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Mark Morgan made the case for why his agency must embark on massive, nationwide apprehensions of migrants living illegally in the country. “In my opinion, this is the worst crisis, actually, that we’ve really seen in modern history with respect to the illegal immigration along our southwest border, simply because of the demographics,” ...

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Trump’s EPA Finalizes Plan To Repeal And Replace Obama-Era Coal Plant Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its plan to repeal and replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. EPA replaced the Clean Power Plan with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which requires coal plants to become more efficient. “ACE is an important step towards realigning EPA actions so they are consistent with the rule of law,” a former EPA official ...

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Ilhan Omar Claims ‘Alien’ Is Offensive Word Used By Trump To Abuse Immigrants

In a series of tweets, Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar claimed no individual is an “alien,” and that the word is used by President Donald Trump to justify human rights abuses. “No one is an ‘alien.’ This is family separation on a massive scale,” Omar tweeted on Tuesday. “Dehumanizing immigrants and tearing apart families will not make us any stronger. ...

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Trump’s Fourth Of July Plans Include Air Force One Flyover: Report

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President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration will include Air Force One flying the National Mall, according to sources aware of the plans. The Fourth of July celebratory events, dubbed “A Salute To America” by the president, are intended to replicate France’s Bastille Day celebration that Trump witnessed in 2017, sources told The Washington Post. The sources said that the ...

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Ocasio-Cortez’s Wealthy Chief Of Staff Avoids Disclosing His Finances

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s wealthy chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, did not file a disclosure revealing his net worth and outside income earned in 2018, despite the congresswoman having the legal means to compel him to do so. Chakrabarti cofounded two PACs — Brand New Congress and Justice Democrats — that were instrumental to the New York Democrat’s electoral rise. The ...

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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination As Domestic Violence Incidents Surface

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan confronted past domestic violence issues within his family on Monday and Tuesday as he decided to withdraw from going through with the nomination process. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Shanahan would not be going through with being nominated as Defense Secretary, stating that Shanahan wished to “devote more time with his family.” Trump wished ...

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