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House GOP releases transcript of explosive closed-door Comey questioning

Today 13:35 GMT

House Republicans on Tuesday released a transcript of their explosive closed-door session a day earlier with fired FBI Director James Comey, who'd defiantly called the questioning "frustrating" and "more of the same."

The 173-page transcript, which documents congressional Republicans' second hearing with Comey this month, included Comey's explanation of why he broke normal protocol by sending two FBI agents into the White House to interview ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn in January 2017.

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Marc Thiessen: The Mueller probe could turn out to be a disaster – for the Democrats

Today 13:36 GMT

In other words, Democrats hoping that the Mueller probe will be Trump's undoing could find it is their own undoing instead.

Would see Democrats engaged in a pointless effort to remove the president over completely unrelated allegations.

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Bill and Hillary Clinton keep trying to rewrite history. But will the show finally close in 2019?

Today 13:36 GMT

Translated that means they’re going to rewrite history and set the stage for Act four, Scene three – “The Clintons: Hillary 2020.” “Impactful” could mean so many different things.

That might fill some heavily discounted seats at speaking engagements, but it won’t get them back to the Oval Office.

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Comey asked about Obama's awareness of Hillary Clinton's missing emails, House GOP transcript shows

Today 13:36 GMT

Transcripts of former FBI Director James Comey's closed-door testimony before House Republicans has raised questions over how Barack Obama could have determined that Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server didn't imperil national security if the FBI never briefed him on the investigation.

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-Ky., asked Comey if he had ever spoken with Obama about the Clinton email investigation, to which the ex-FBI chief replied, “No.”

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DOJ handling of Trump, Clinton probes shows potential ‘abuse of prosecutorial discretion’: Mollie Hemingway

Today 12:41 GMT

Could demonstrate an "abuse of prosecutorial discretion," The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway argued on the “Special Report” All-Star Panel Monday night on Fox News.

And said calls by Republicans for the DOJ to revisit Clinton’s mishandling of her emails and potential wrongdoing at the Clinton Foundation were “all fair.” “The political predicament for this administration and for this president is the damage done because of the lies told about Stormy Daniels and campaign finance and really relatively minor stuff compared to what we’re talking about with the rest of the investigation,” Stirewalt said.

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Gregg Jarrett: James Comey may be the only one who believes the stories he’s selling

Today 07:00 GMT

Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, until at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world’s believing him.”

James Comey, the fired Director of the FBI, stood in front of the television cameras on Monday to accuse President Trump of “lying about the FBI, attacking the FBI, and attacking the rule of law in this country.”

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Source: Global News

‘I am cheering you on’: Hillary Clinton tells 8-year-old girl who lost class president vote

Today 04:14 GMT

When eight-year-old Martha Kennedy Morales lost an election for class president, the last thing she expected to receive was a letter from former U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton encouraging her not to let it get her down.

Oh nothing, just crying reading this letter Hillary Clinton sent to a third grader who lost her bid for class president, to a boy, by one vote. Hillary Clinton’s message to young girls: Never doubt you are valuable and deserving. A Clinton spokesperson confirmed to the Washington Post and CNN that the letter is authentic.

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Russian trolls targeted black voters in 2016 US election

Today 04:14 GMT

A comprehensive new report for the United States Senate revealed on Monday that Russian troll farms, active in the 2016 US presidential election, also targeted African-Americans.

During the week of the presidential election, posts directed to right-leaning users stoked to generate anger and suspicion and hinted at voter fraud, but posts targeted to African-Americans largely ignored mentions of the election until the very last minute.

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Roger Stone apologizes over false statements spread on InfoWars, settles lawsuit

Today 02:25 GMT

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a defamation lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages filed by a Chinese businessman who Stone claimed had violated U.S. election law by donating to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

In a document filed in Florida federal court Monday, Stone said he "retracts, and apologizes for statements" he made about Guo Wengui on the conspiracist website InfoWars earlier this year. Stone described Guo, who also goes by the name Miles Kwok, as a "turncoat criminal who is convicted of crimes here and in China."

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Mary Anne Marsh: Demonizing women should NOT be a winning political strategy

Tuesday 02:25 GMT

Exploiting tired tropes about women combined with the toxic environment of politics today, fueled by millions of dollars in paid ads and televised rallies makes certain women are loathed by a segment of voters.

When that day comes, then women can wage campaigns on the same terms as men and that will make our elections, our democracy, and our country better for it.

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Source: Global News

Comey slams ‘shameful’ Republicans for not speaking out against Trump’s attacks

Tuesday 22:46 GMT

Former FBI Director James Comey had harsh words for House Republicans on Monday, saying their silence in response to President Donald Trump‘s attacks on the Justice Department is “shameful.” Comey said Republicans “have to have the courage to stand up and speak the truth, not be cowed by mean tweets or fear of their base.”

WATCH: James Comey testifies to U.S. House committees about Hillary Clinton emails investigation, Russia probe. Comey, who led both investigations, mocked the congressional probe, saying the questions were about “Hillary Clinton’s emails and the Steele dossier” – two favourite subjects of Republicans who insist there was bias in the department.

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Source: Common Domain

Blue-Collar Voters Are Up for Grabs in 2020

Monday 13:35 GMT

MACOMB COUNTY, MICH.—Two years ago, the brick bungalows and factory floors here were a crucial part of President Trump’s path to the White House, as they fueled a Michigan victory that was widely cited as a sign of a Republican shift among blue-collar voters.

Mrs. Clinton is unlikely to appear on the Democratic ballot in 2020, meaning Republicans, including Mr. Trump, could face a more challenging landscape in Macomb and places like it in the Great Lakes region.

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Trump asks if ‘SNL’ is legal day after skit that imagines Clinton won U.S. election

Monday 23:39 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump raged against Saturday Night Live on Sunday after the show aired a skit imagining a world where Trump was never president and Hillary Clinton had won the election instead.

In the skit, Eric Trump is smart because he now has time to attend adult education, Melania Trump has no accent because being around Trump before had hurt her language skills and U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence has now pursued his true career calling as a DJ.


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