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BUSTED: Cops arrest masked man who was caught on video threatening DAPL protesters

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Earlier this week, a disturbing video emerged of a masked man who accosted and threatened people who were protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline — and now the man allegedly behind the mask has been arrested.

The Bismarck Tribune reports that police have arrested 33-year-old Bismarck resident Jesse McLain, who was caught on video harassing and threatening people who were in North Dakota to protest the DAPL.

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“Us North Dakota people are going to f*ck you up!” the man said at one point as he approached protesters who were staying at the Bismarck Ramada Inn.

Before issuing his threats to the protesters, McLain and an accomplice blocked them from leaving the hotel by parking their cars in front and the back of the protesters’ vehicles.

McClain has been charged with terrorizing both the two protesters, as well as a bystander who took video of him on his phone.

The video of the threatening encounter follows below.

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Lev Parnas’s lawyer declared ‘open war’ on AG Bill Barr during Maddow interview: attorney

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The attorney for Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas appears to be using a novel legal strategy, attorney Luppe Luppen explained on Friday.

Joseph Bondy, the attorney for Parnas, was interviewed Friday evening by Rachel Maddow, following the day's end of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Luppen, who offers legal analysis on his popular @nycsouthpaw Twitter account, came to a conclusion that seemed to surprise him after watching the interview.

"I’ve never seen a lawyer sit on a cable panel show and make that much news," Luppen wrote.

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Democratic prosecutors wrap up case against Trump

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Democratic prosecutors on Friday wrapped up three days of arguments for seeking Donald Trump's removal from office, as the US president's lawyers prepared to take their turn presenting his defense in the Senate's historic impeachment trial.

For a final eight-hour stretch, the 100 senators listened as Democrats argued that Trump abused the power of the presidency in pressuring Ukraine to launch investigations that would help him politically and then sought to block efforts by Congress to investigate.

Democrats said they had met the burden of proof as they warned Republicans that Trump would remain a grave danger to the nation if left in office.

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‘Give me a break’: Internet unleashes on ‘snowflakes’ Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski for complaint about Schiff

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CNN's Manu Raju revealed after the Senate adjourned that Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) audibly disputed Rep. Adam Schiff's (D-CA) quotation of a CBS News report threatening senators.

"She shook her head and said, 'No they didn't. No, that's not true,'" Raju reported.

Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Jim Risch (R-ID) Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and John Barrasso also said that the report was false.

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