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‘He has no idea what he’s doing’: CNN legal analyst slams Nunes’s ‘clandestine mission’ to White House

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Wolf Blitzer’s CNN panel on Thursday discussed the “clandestine” nature of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) information-gathering in recent weeks.

A New York Times report today revealed that Nunes may have received intelligence information from the White House itself, and named former staffer Michael Ellis and White House staffer, Ezra Cohen-Watnick.

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Earlier this week, Nunes denied having met with the president or any of his aides when he visited White House grounds last week just one day prior to briefing the president on new intelligence.

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin noted that Nunes used specific language. According to Toobin, Nunes said that “he couldn’t reveal what went on at the White House complex because it would reveal sources and methods.”

Toobin added that this is “the language that spies use. So, Nunes was claiming that he was spying, he was on a mission, like a clandestine mission to the White House to uncover this material. And he’s the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.”

“That’s not his job to be a spy,” Toobin said. “This guy is so far out of his depth, he has no idea what he’s doing. The question about whether he’s clueless or corrupt, or both, is really the only question left in this investigation, at least as far as he’s concerned.”

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‘Morrison in the USA sucking up to Trump’: Aussies furious to see prime minister campaigning for Trump

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President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared at a rally in Ohio Sunday, prompting Aussies to complain that it's unacceptable for their leader to be campaigning for Trump.

Trump invited himself to a Houston, Texas rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where he tried to campaign for the U.S. president with Indian-American voters. Sadly, however, nearly 80 percent of Indian-American voters cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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Republicans love the Constitution — until it applies to them: Conservative columnist

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Conservative Washington Post columnist Max Boot unleashed on President Donald Trump's latest scandal he's calling Ukraine-gate. But when it comes to Republicans, he called them outright complicit.

In his Sunday column, Boot noted that a mob boss doesn't have to overtly say “pay up, or we will destroy your store” to be guilty of extortion. In Trump's case, he tends to say things in a way that it is understood what he wants people to do, according to former "fixer" Michael Cohen.

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Hate for Trump sets new record of Americans who can’t stand a president

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A new poll shows a record number of Americans can't stand the president of the United States.

According to the most recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal public opinion poll, an astounding 69 percent of Americans don't like Trump personally.

During the early 2000s, President George W. Bush enjoyed the benefit of Americans finding him likable and wanting to "have a beer" with the sober leader. That measure of "likability" has been a kind of inspiration for political leaders searching for voters based not on issues but on personality.

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