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Feminist icon Gloria Steinem to Bill Maher: ‘Home is still the most dangerous place for a woman’

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In a wide ranging — and alternately serious and funny — interview with HBO host Bill Maher, feminist icon Gloria Steinem addressed the myth that a woman can “have it all,” saying that is impossible for both men and women.

Steinem is promoting her new book, “My Life on the Road,” saying that it where she has spent most of her time.

“The road used to be a male province for no good reason. It should be everybody’s place, ” she explained. “But also the road was thought to be more dangerous. But, statistically speaking, home is the most dangerous place for a woman,” she added, alluding to domestic violence.

Host Maher jumped in to joke, “Because they live with the guys you see on ‘Cops.'”

Speaking of women “having it all,” Steinem called the notion “stupid.”

“First of all, you can’t have it all if you have to do it all,” she explained. “Usually that’s what it means to a lot of women because they have to do the whole thing, children and everything. We just have to be able to use our talents and do what we want.”

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Addressing her years fighting for female equality the 81-year-old feminist spoke about how each generation fights their own battles and sometimes don’t give credit to the ones who fought for womens’ rights before them.

Jokingly describing her early feminist years as “We were twelve crazy ladies and now it’s the majority,” Steinem gave credit to the current generation for taking feminism in new directions — beyond a woman’s right to choose.

“I do think that gratitude never radicalized anybody,” she explained. “I did not say ‘thank you for the vote.’ I got mad on the basis of what was happening to me. And I think that is true of young women too. So they’re mad as hell because they’re graduating in debt and they’re going to earn a million dollars less in their lifetime to pay it back. You know, they’re mad about what’s happening to them.”

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Matt Gaetz gets laughed at after his attempt to derail Mueller hearing hilariously backfires

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) tried to turn the latest hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election into a hearing on border security -- and then got hilariously shut down by one of the panelists.

During his allotted time, Gaetz changed the subject away entirely from the Mueller report and decided to grill one of the witnesses for her views on border security.

In particular, Gaetz asked Carrie Cordero, a Robert M. Gates senior fellow and general counsel at the Center for New American Security, about her work writing about the security problems posed by Mexican drug cartels.

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Lindsey Graham shoves Trump toward war: ‘Anyone would believe we’re one step closer’

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President Donald Trump seemed to try and deescalate the situation between Iran and the U.S. in wake of the former shooting down an American drone. But Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) seems to be shoving the president toward war.

"I think anybody would believe that we’re one step closer" [to war], Graham told the press in the hallways of Congress Thursday. "They shot down an American asset, well within international waters -- trying to assess the situation. What are you supposed to do?"

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Fireworks erupt at latest Mueller hearing as chairman Jerry Nadler schools GOP’s Jim Jordan

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A feisty Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) schooled Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) for blatantly misstating facts about the investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election.

After Jordan went on a lengthy diatribe against the FBI for supposedly relying on the Steele dossier to launch an investigation against the Trump campaign, Nadler jumped in to formally correct the record.

"It is well established that the investigation was not predicated on the Steele dossier, but rather on the observation of..." Nadler began.

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