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The Koch brothers will not be supporting Donald Trump but aren’t in it for Clinton either

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Charles Koch spoke at his political network retreat in Colorado Springs Sunday to dispell the rumor that he was going to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. But it’s what he said about Republican nominee Donald Trump that came as a shock.

“At this point, I can’t support either candidate,” Koch said. “But I certainly am not going to support Hillary.”

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Koch has been under pressure to support Trump after he won the nomination and the nomination of Mike Pence, who has close ties to the Koch brothers, was supposed to ease tensions between political donors and Trump.

The donor network will be spending plenty of money attacking Clinton on behalf of their efforts to save GOP senate campaigns struggling with Trump at the top of the ticket according to the Washington Post.

To address the current political crisis, our first objective is to stop the worst federal policies, regardless of who is the next president,” Koch said. “And we’ve got to remember that Republican presidents advance a lot of bad policies, just like Democrats.”

The first priority of his donor network is “to preserve the country’s financial future and to eliminate corporate welfare. But since it appears that neither presidential candidate is likely to support us in these efforts, we are focused on maximizing the number of principled leaders in House and Senate who will, and giving grass-roots activists the tools to hold elected officials accountable.”

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The Koch brothers have never been known to support a Democrat for president in their political donor history. Trump was caught in a lie this week when he said that he snubbed the brothers when the brothers say they never called him about a meeting.


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New testimony adds 2 stunning — and previously unknown — details about the Ukraine extortion

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New testimony released Monday from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of the Ukraine scandal included at least two new stunning details about the quid pro quo scheme at the heart of the matter.

Overall, the transcripts for depositions of Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson, who were advisers to U.S. envoy Kurt Volker, built on the story of that we already know: that President Donald Trump pushed a shadow foreign policy to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political opponents, a scheme that involved using his office and military aid as leverage over the country in opposition to the official policy.

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Trump blasted for his ‘Endorsement of Doom’ after Sean Spicer loses on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

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Team Trump had gone all in urging supporters to vote for former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on the game show "Dancing with the Stars."

Votes had been urged by RNC officials and Trump himself had urged his 66 million Twitter followers to vote for Spicer.

Despite the full heft of the Trump campaign, Spicer lost on Monday's show.

Trump deleted his failed tweet urging votes for Spicer -- and instead said it was a "great try" by his former advisor.

Looks like this endorsement was as successful as your last one!

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‘He’s misunderstood’: Nikki Haley tells Fox News how Trump is actually a really good listener

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Former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley defended President Donald Trump during a Monday appearance with Fox News personality Sean Hannity.

Hannity asked the former South Carolina governor if Trump was "misunderstood."

"I do think he’s misunderstood," Haley replied.

"I can tell you, from the first day to the last day that I worked for the president, he always listened, he was always conscious of hearing other voices, allowing people to debate out the issues, and then he made his decision," Haley claimed.

She argued that, "I saw a president that was very thoughtful, looked at all of the issues, made decisions, and it was a pleasure and honor to work with him."

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