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Senate Intel Chairman: ‘We Don’t Have Anything That Would Suggest There Was Collusion’

After more than two years of investigation, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has not found evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government, the committee’s Republican chairman said in interview. “If we write a report based upon the facts that we have, then we don’t have anything that would suggest there was collusion by the Trump campaign ...

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Democrats Released Their Green New Deal. Here’s How People Are Reacting To The Rollout

Republicans, conservatives and even some environmentalists are criticizing the final version of New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal as not yet ready for prime time. One major Democratic lawmaker even downplayed the idea’s importance going forward. The resolution calls for “10-year national mobilizations” toward a series of goals aimed at fighting global warming, according to a copy ...

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A Group Of Senators And Reps Got Together To Hash Out Their Plan For The Border. Here’s What They Came Up With

Lawmakers met in a bicameral committee conference Wednesday to hash out Homeland Security appropriations for fiscal year 2019, coming out even more assured that a strong law enforcement presence is necessary to prevent illegal immigration and drug trafficking after speaking with border patrol experts. Border patrol professionals spoke to committee members about challenges they face while guarding the southern border ...

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Nellie Ohr: Ukrainian Lawmaker Was Fusion GPS Source

Nellie Ohr told lawmakers in October that one of Fusion GPS’s sources was a Ukrainian parliamentarian whose government has accused him of illegally meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Ohr, a former Fusion GPS contractor, testified that Serhiy Leshchenko was a source for the Democrat-funded opposition research firm. Leshchenko was the leading force behind the release of the so-called “black ...

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House Democrats Held The First Climate Change Hearings In Six Years. It Was A Mess

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House Democrats held the first hearings on global warming the chamber has seen in six years. The hearings, though, weren’t the serious policy debates Democrats may have hoped for. Rather, the hearings relied on testimonies from climate activists and even religious leaders. Top House Democrats finally got their wish to hold the first hearings on global warming in six years ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Releases ‘Green New Deal’ Outline. It Calls For ‘Repairing Historic Oppression’

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released a resolution that outlines the “Green New Deal” that’s become a central part of the Democratic agenda, including backing from 2020 candidates. The “Green New Deal” resolution calls for “10-year national mobilizations” towards a series of goals aimed at fighting global warming, according to a copy of the bill obtained by NPR. A separate ...

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Glass Houses: Virginia AG Herring Admits to Blackface After Calling For Governor Ralph Northam to Resign for Same

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has admitted at a college party he wore blackface and a wig dressing as a black rapper at the University of Virginia. Attorney General Herring called for Governor Northam to resign after the disturbing racist photos came out about Governor Ralph “C**nman” Northam. Rumors started to circulate about the skeletons in Herring’s closet. He admitted he ...

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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax: ‘F*ck This B**ch’ about his sexual assault accuser – Imagine if Kavanaugh had done the same

Virginia Democrats, as well as National Democrats, face a difficult question after the precedent they set with the Kavanaugh hearings, Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax (D) has been accused of sexual assault by a fellow Democrat, and Stanford University fellow Vanessa Tyson. After the racist blackface photos of Governor Ralph Northam were exposed, Dr. Tyson shared the allegation in a private ...

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“Watch Your Ass” Jacky Rosen Threatens Democrat Senator for Applauding President Trump’s Signing of ‘Right To Try’

The signs do seem to be positive for those who wanted a genuine centrist and a reasonable Democrat with Senator Sinema as new analysis and looking back at the State of the Union footage appears to show Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) threatening Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) saying “watch your ass.” Whoa! Jacky Rosen angrily warns Kyrsten Sinema "Watch your ass" when ...

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Fox News Takes Top Spot with Most Watched State of the Union Coverage; Beats CNN and MSNBC Combined

FOX News Channel (FNC) was the highest-rated network in all of television in both total viewers and the key 25-54 demographic for coverage of the 2019 State of the Union (SOTU) address, according to early Nielsen Media Research. The address garnered more viewers than last year’s address by Trump and pulled in better numbers than former President Barack Obama did ...

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CNN’s Poll Of Trump’s SOTU Speech Produced Some Surprising Results

A CNN poll conducted shortly after President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union speech Tuesday appeared to show many of the channel’s viewers thought the president’s comments hit the right note. Nearly 60 percent of viewers had a very positive reaction to the speech, 17 percent were somewhat supportive of Trump’s address, according to a poll from independent ...

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Democratic Lawmaker Tells Teen Pundit ‘You’re Right To Be Afraid Of Us’

Democratic New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez told pro-Trump teen pundit CJ Pearson that “you’re right to be afraid of us” Tuesday after he referred to her as “the woman next to” Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a tweet about the State of the Union address. “Hi CJ Pearson, I’m not ‘the woman sitting next to her,’” Velazquez wrote ...

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New Mexico Governor Withdraws Border Troops On Same Day As SOTU

Democratic New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered the majority of the state’s National Guard troops away from protecting the southern border Tuesday. “I reject the federal contention that there exists an overwhelming national security crisis at the southern border, along which are some of the safest communities in the country,” Grisham said in a Tuesday statement only hours ahead ...

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Rep Ilhan Omar Urges Keith Ellison To Investigate USA Powerlifting For Barring Biological Males From Women’s Events

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar wants Democratic Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to investigate USA Powerlifting because it won’t allow biological males to compete as women. Omar sent a letter to USA Powerlifting on behalf of JayCee Cooper, a male athlete who identifies as a transgender woman. Omar accused the powerlifting organization of violating Minnesota state laws against discrimination. WASHINGTON — Democratic ...

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Adam Schiff Expands House Intel’s Trump Investigation

Adam Schiff announced on Wednesday that the House Intelligence Committee will expand its investigation of President Trump to include five separate areas of inquiry Schiff, who chairs the Intelligence Committee, plans to resume the panel’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. He will also investigate whether foreign actors have tried to exert influence over Trump, his ...

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