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Ohio Repub surprised to find out he’s responsible for Kim Davis attending State of the Union

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That anti-gay activist Kim Davis would be attending Tuesday’s State of the Union address was news even to the lawmaker who made that possible, the Huffington Post reported.

When asked about Davis attending the event, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) initially said, “I didn’t invite anyone.”

Later, Jordan confirmed that Davis’ ticket was provided through his office while talking to his spokesperson in the Capitol basement.

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“So we gave a ticket to — at the request of the Family Research Council — we gave the ticket to Kim Davis’ family,” said Jordan, who chairs the House Freedom Caucus.

After saying he found out about the ticket situation on Tuesday, the Post reported, Jordan defended Davis’ attendance.

[h/t Talking Points Memo]


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According to a new report from Axios, there's a discussion amongst top Trump officials about reassigning deputy national security adviser Victoria Coates to the Department of Energy from the National Security Council. Coates has been the target of some inside the White House who accuse her of being behind an op-ed in the New York Times -- and later a bestselling book -- which chronicled a resistance movement inside the Trump administration.

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Ex-Obama adviser offers three essential tips for any Democrat who wants to beat Trump

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Dan Pfeiffer, a former adviser to President Barack Obama and current host of the "Pod Save America" podcast, has written a piece in Politico that offers three essential tips for whomever the Democratic Party nominates as its candidate for president.

In particular, Pfeiffer looks at the major mistakes that Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) made when he ran against Obama in 2012, and which allowed Obama to win quite handily despite being stuck with an unemployment rate of 8 percent.

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White House advisers fear Trump’s passive approach to China is making the coronavirus worse

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President Donald Trump has already expended all of his political capital with China over his trade war and he is unwilling to pressure the country now that the coronavirus is getting closer and closer to pandemic status.

"U.S. health officials have been signaling for nearly two weeks now that a coronavirus pandemic may be on the horizon," wrote infectious diseases reporter Helen Branswell for STAT. "While stressing that the virus presents only a 'low risk' to Americans right now, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, acknowledged Tuesday that that might not remain the case for long."

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