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Jim Jordan defends GOP lawmakers who stormed impeachment inquiry room

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House Freedom Caucus Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, defended Republican lawmakers who stormed the sensitive compartmented information facility room where Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., was about to hold a Trump impeachment inquiry hearing. Jordan claimed Wednesday on “The Ingraham Angle” that Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has not been transparent as he leads Read More

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Trump threats to ignore part of Constitution raise questions about fitness for office

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In nearly three years in office, President Trump has spent federal dollars not authorized by Congress, separated families and incarcerated children at the Texas-Mexico border in defiance of a federal court order, pulled 1,000 American troops out of Syria ignoring a commitment to allies and facilitating war against civilians, and sent 2,000 troops to Saudi Read More

FOREX-Pound pauses for breath amid Brexit limbo, dollar steadies

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – The British pound stabilised on Thursday as the Brexit project entered a fresh holding pattern, while the dollar held firm as traders took a breather from Sino-U.S. trade headlines. FILE PHOTO: Pound and Dollar banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Currency markets are also Read More

Buttigieg says he’s used marijuana ‘handful’ of times, defends call for nationwide decriminalization

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LAS VEGAS – Many Democrats seeking to unseat President Trump in 2020 are calling for decriminalizing marijuana possession on the federal level — including South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who told reporters Wednesday he’s tried the drug a “handful” of times in the past. “I have, a handful of times, a long time ago, and Read More

Trump campaign trolls Biden after buying URL named for his Latino campaign

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Just after the Biden campaign rolled out a Latino voter outreach program Wednesday, the Trump campaign quickly figured out another way to “own the libs” by buying the URL for Biden’s new campaign slogan. Presidential hopefulJoe Biden, who spent the day campaigning across Pennsylvania and Iowa, announced “Todos Con Biden” to drum up a network Read More

‘Make New Mexico pay for it!’ Twitter baffled after Trump vows to build wall in Colorado

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In another geography gaffe, President Donald Trump appears to have lost track of the US border, promising to construct a “big, beautiful” wall in Colorado, where countless netizens soon reminded him no border exists. Speaking to a crowd at a rally on Wednesday, the president waxed enthusiastic about his wall project – a 2016 campaign Read More

Asian shares edge up; investors anxious over earnings, Brexit

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Thursday with corporate earnings buffeting trading as investors remained anxious about the business impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war while Brexit uncertainties kept overall sentiment in check. FILE PHOTO: Passersby are reflected on a screen displaying graphs of market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, August Read More

Trump impeachment inquiry a partisan move that will ‘destroy the presidency in the future,’ Lindsey Graham says

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The House Democrats’ Trump impeachment inquiry is a partisan measure that could destroy the institution of the presidency, according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. Graham made the claim Monday, and then told “Hannity” Wednesday he will move a measure to dismiss the impeachment inquiry if it makes it to the U.S. Senate. “What they’re trying Read More

Opposing mass surveillance IS patriotic: Edward Snowden opens up about gov’t spying programs on Joe Rogan show

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to come home, just not into the waiting arms of a fear-based system of “turnkey tyranny” that has mushroomed with the rise of smartphones, he told talk show host Joe Rogan. Americans might believe the government cleaned up its act after Snowden revealed the NSA’s unconstitutional spying in 2013, but Read More

Former Hillary adviser refuses to rule out Hillary running in 2020 — if the circumstances were right

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Former Clinton adviser Philippe Reines would support Hillary Clinton if she were to run for president on the Democratic ticket in 2020. Reines, a longtime confidant of the former first family, told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” if Clinton believed she would be the best candidate to defeat President Trump she would strongly consider jumping into the Read More