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Ex-prosecutor Jeff Sessions won’t say forcibly grabbing a woman by the genitals is sexual assault

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, a Donald Trump supporter and longtime prosecuting attorney, said Sunday that he was unsure whether forcibly grabbing a woman’s genitals without gaining her consent was sexual assault.

Trump was caught on audio boasting in 2005 that he could kiss women or “grab them by the p*ssy,” and there was nothing they could do about it because he was a “star.”

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Sessions said after Sunday night’s debate that Trump used “improper language,” but he refused to characterize the Republican presidential nominee’s actions as sexual assault, reported The Weekly Standard.

“I don’t characterize that as sexual assault, I think that’s a stretch,” Sessions said. “I don’t know what he meant.”

The magazine again asked Sessions, who served as a U.S. from 1981 to 1993 and as Alabama’s attorney general from 1994 to 1996, whether grabbing a woman by the genitals was sexual assault.

“I don’t know,” Sessions said. “It’s not clear that he — how that would occur.”

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Ukraine begged Trump to raise issue of their captive sailors with Putin — he didn’t and Russia state TV gloated

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The ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is being painted by Congress and the press against the backdrop of the ongoing war between Russia and the Ukraine.

As more and more sworn deposition transcripts are released, researchers are able to link up the testimony of events with real-time reactions, giving us a remarkable insight into the implications of foreign policy decisions.

Investigative journalist Julia Davis flagged one key part of testimony in the transcript released of the deposition by Ukraine embassy political officer David Holmes.

The transcript reveals Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the former federal prosecutor who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, interviewing Holmes about Ukraine's desperation to set up a meeting with Trump.

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‘Something nefarious going on’: Obama deputy chief of staff doesn’t buy White House claims on Trump’s health

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The deputy chief of staff for operations in the Obama administration broke down on Monday why the White House claims on President Donald Trump's surprise Saturday visit to Walter Reed Hospital.

Jim Messina, who also was the campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, was interviewed Monday on MSNBC's "The Last Word" by anchor Lawrence O'Donnell.

O'Donnell noted the note the White House physician sent to White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham:

[caption id="attachment_1563602" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Memorandum from Dr. Sean Conley to Stephanie Grisham.[/caption]

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Trump doctor denies the president underwent any ‘neurologic evaluations’ at Walter Reed Hospital

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The physician to the president claimed that President Donald Trump did not undergo "neurologic" evaluations during a surprise visit to Walter Reed Hospital.

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham released a picture of a memorandum from Dr. Sean Conley, which was printed on "Office of the Press Secretary" letterhead.

The memo was sent to Grisham.

On Saturday, Grisham had claimed the purpose of the visit was to conduct a "partial" physical. Dr. Conley referred to the visit as an "interim check up."

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