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Trump Jr. paid $50,000 for speech at think tank headed by man who nominated Putin for Nobel Peace Prize

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Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of President Donald Trump, was paid $50,000 to deliver a speech last year at a think tank that was founded by a man who nominated Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump Jr. gave a talk at the Ritz Hotel in Paris during a conference being sponsored by the Center of Political and Foreign Affairs, a think tank ostensibly dedicated to ending the civil war in Syria.

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CPFA President Fabien Baussart — a wealthy French businessman — has regularly cooperated with Russia in its efforts to end the conflict through its military support of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In fact, Baussart was so impressed with Russia’s work in this area that he even used it as a justification for nominating Putin for the Nobel Peace Prize this past December.

“They are openly linked with the Russians,” Renaud Girard, who moderated the session Trump attended, told ABC News. “They don’t hide it at all.”

Baussart’s wife, a Syrian-born woman named Randa Kassis, is also “a leader of a political faction endorsed by Russia in negotiations to end the war in Syria,” the Journal reports.

Baussart is described in French media as “a former lobbyist for Russian oligarchs,” according to ABC News.

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‘Why do we need camo in space’: Trump’s Space Force ridiculed for woodland camouflage uniforms

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On Friday, the United States Space Force released an image of their new uniforms on Twitter.

The image shows a Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) for a four-star general in a woodland camouflage pattern, with a matching camo nametape.

https://twitter.com/SpaceForceDoD/status/1218335200964464650

However, many people were confused as to why the Space Force would use uniforms designed to blend in on earth.

Here's some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/PostCultRev/status/1218351691021484032

Sorry for the question but why do we need camo in space?

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BUSTED: National Archives caught doctoring exhibit to remove criticism of President Trump from women

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The National Archives were caught editing an artifact from the Trump administration to remove criticism of the president, according to a bombshell new report in The Washington Post.

The newspaper reported on a "large color photograph" at the National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of women's suffrage.

"The 49-by-69-inch photograph is a powerful display. Viewed from one perspective, it shows the 2017 march. Viewed from another angle, it shifts to show a 1913 black-and-white image of a women’s suffrage march also on Pennsylvania Avenue. The display links momentous demonstrations for women’s rights more than a century apart on the same stretch of pavement. But a closer look reveals a different story," the newspaper noted.

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Dershowitz is running a ‘bizarro defense’ of Trump: Harvard Law colleague says ‘Alan is just completely wacko’

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Two of the most famous names associated with Harvard Law School had competing appearances on MSNBC on Friday.

It began when Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus, was interviewed MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber about his new role officially representing President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial.

Dershowitz claimed that neither abuse of power nor obstruction of Congress count as "high crimes" under the constitution.

Professor Alan Dershowitz, who has also been associated with Harvard Law for five decades, was asked about Dershowitz's argument during an interview with Chris Hayes.

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