A top Senate Republican leader blocked passage Thursday of a non-binding bipartisan resolution related to Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, as fallout from the controversial summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin continued to reverberate through the GOP-controlled Congress.
Also, senators were set to vote within the hour on another resolution written by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, that rejects a proposal from Putin that might allow the Russian government interview American officials, including former US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul.
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller asked a judge to give immunity to five people who may testify at the bank-fraud trial starting next week against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman.
Uhoh! Pauly Walnuts had better pretty himself up for his trial! We know how vain he is.
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HELSINKI (Reuters) – Standing side-by-side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday refused to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the U.S. 2016 election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In Sacha Baron Cohen’s provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings.
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Trey Gowdy, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, inspect their underwear after
an unbelievable dog and pony show their grilling of FBI agent Peter Strzok today.
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From BUSINESS INSIDER:
The White House said in a statement to The Washington Post on Wednesday that chief of staff John Kelly looked “displeased” at the NATO summit in Brussels “because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese.”
Alan Dershowitz has an essay over at THE HILL. He talks about how Rep. Maxine Waters told supporters to let Twitler officials and others in government know of their discontent by peacefully annoying them in public places. Well, poor Dersh! He opines that “rude extremists” are the bane of our existence! Nobody listens to the other side, and the new McCarthy era has begun!
Even old friends of his on Martha’s Vineyard are shunning him! Oh, the humanity!
(Full credit for #Martha’sVineyardStrong goes to Paleo at Daily Kos)
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