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GOP Rep. Gaetz Doubles Down on Cohen Tweet in House Floor Speech: ‘Does He Lie to His Own Family?’

In a speech given on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) doubled down on his tweet aimed at former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who was convicted on numerous counts last year, one of which involved lying to Congress. Gaetz asked if Cohen’s wife and father-in-law knew about his girlfriends. Cohen is set to testify before a congressional committee on Wednesday. Hey @MichaelCohen212 – Do your wife & father-in-law know about your girlfriends? Maybe tonight would be a good time for that chat. I wonder…

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BuzzFeed Leads with Fake News ‘Collusion’ Story Hours After Refuted by Mueller

Buzzfeednews.com on Friday evening led with a report on Democrat lawmakers pledging to investigate President Donald Trump over its report claiming the president directed Michael Cohen, his former personal attorney, to make false statements to Congress — hours after the office of special counsel Robert Mueller denied the story’s veracity, describing it as “not accurate.” The report — “Lawmakers Vow To Investigate Trump After Bombshell Report” — written by BuzzFeed politics reporter Emma Loop — is a roundup of reactions from top Democrats to the news organization’s report, citing two unidentified law…

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Dems Who Pushed BuzzFeed Report Silent After Special Counsel Statement

Democrats who pushed BuzzFeed’s anonymously-sourced report that President Trump had instructed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress were silent Friday evening after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a statement disputing the report. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” Special Counsel spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement. Hours before Mueller’s statement, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) issued a statement, suggesting the president may…

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Nunes: FBI Probe into Whether Trump Worked for Russia Revenge for Comey Firing

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on Saturday accused the FBI of launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump was an asset of the Russian government to “avenge” the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. According to the New York Times, law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Trump’s behavior in the days after he terminated Comey that they began investigating whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests. The report Friday cites unnamed former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation. “This is yet more evidence that FBI…

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Intel. Dem Castro: ‘I’m Almost Certain’ Stone Will Be Charged for Lying to Intel. Committee

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” House Intelligence Committee member Joaquin Castro (D-TX) said he is “almost certain” that Roger Stone will be prosecuted for lying to the committee. Castro said, “I’ll tell you right now that Roger Stone, I’m almost certain, will be prosecuted for lying to the House Intelligence Committee. In the same sitting, he first said, to Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, that he had no advanced knowledge of the email dumps, and then when I followed up a few hours later, he admitted that he did. So,…

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Trump Trolls Adam Schiff with New Nickname: ‘Little Adam Schitt’

President Donald Trump mocked Rep. Adam Schiff, the California Democrat who is expected to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, in a tweet on Sunday, calling him “little Adam Schitt.” “So funny to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was not approved by the Senate, but not mentioning the fact that Bob Mueller (who is highly conflicted) was not approved by the Senate!” Trump tweeted around 1 p.m. So funny to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that…

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Adam Schiff: Russia ‘Collusion’ Investigation Top Priority If Democrats Win

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) told the Los Angeles Times Monday that the investigation into so-called “Russian collusion” with President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign will be a top priority if Democrats win the midterm elections. He vowed to go after Trump’s personal business interests: ““The president has sought to keep that off limits, but if that’s the leverage Russians pose that’s a real threat to our country,” Schiff said, as quoted by the Times. Schiff, whom House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is said to be grooming to take her place, has been…

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