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George Conway: Congress Has ‘Constitutional Duty’ to Remove ‘Cancer’ Trump

Attorney George Conway, husband of White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called on Congress to remove President Donald Trump from office following the Thursday release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. “What the Mueller report disturbingly shows, with crystal clarity, is that today there is a cancer in the presidency: President Donald J. Trump,” Conway wrote in a Washington Post opinion-editorial. “Congress now bears the solemn constitutional duty to excise that cancer without delay.” The frequent Trump critic went on to argue that Mueller’s findings lay out how the president committed wrongdoing…

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Attorney General William Barr Won’t Recuse Himself in Mueller Probe

Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election, according to a Justice Department official. “Following General Barr’s confirmation, senior career ethics officials advised that General Barr should not recuse himself from the special counsel’s investigation. Consistent with that advice, General Barr has decided not to recuse,” DOJ spokesperson Kerri Kupec said in a statement Monday. The attorney general’s authority over the special counsel is wide-ranging and includes the ability to…

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Rep. Jayapal: Reparations Should Be Paid to Families Separated at the Border

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) said on Friday that the United States government should pay reparations to families that were separated after they entered the United States legally or illegally and faced immigration proceedings. Jayapal appeared on MSNBC to talk about her interaction with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker during a House Judiciary hearing on Friday, where she asked him about family separations. “Our country is still reeling from the horror of family separations that occurred at the border,” Jayapal said ahead of questioning Whitaker. Jayapal told MSNBC host Joy Reid that…

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