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Trump’s ‘unofficial adviser’ Nigel Farage visits Julian Assange’s home after CIA docs leaked

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Nigel Farage, who led the push for Brexit and a campaign backer of Donald Trump, visited the Ecuadorian embassy two days after WikiLeaks dumped a trove of purported CIA documents online.

Farage, who serves as an “unofficial adviser” to Trump, visited the London embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has claimed asylum since 2012, reported Buzzfeed.

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A reporter from the website approached Farage as he left the embassy, but the former leader of the UK Independence Party claimed he couldn’t remember what he’d been doing in the building just moments earlier.

The Buzzfeed reporter asked Farage if he’d gone to the embassy to meet with Assange, but he declined to comment.

“I never discuss where I go or who I see,” Farage said.

Assange is wanted in Sweden as part of a sexual assault investigation, and he has lived in the Ecuadorian embassy for nearly five years to avoid extradition.

Farage spent about 40 minutes at the embassy Thursday morning, and was accompanied by Christian Mitchell, head of operations at the LBC radio station where the former UKIP leader hosts a regular program.

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WikiLeaks published a trove of documents Tuesday that describe in detail how the CIA uses software tools and techniques used to hack into smartphones, computers and even Internet-connected televisions.

The leaks came as Trump continues to battle U.S. intelligence agencies over claims that Russia assisted his campaign by hacking his Democratic rival’s campaign and shared the stolen data through WikiLeaks.

Another one of Trump’s associates, Roger Stone, reportedly communicated with a hacker group that intelligence officials believe is responsible for stealing the data from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta.

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Stone, a longtime friend of Trump’s and a former campaign employee, is reportedly under FBI investigation for his ties to Russia, along with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former campaign adviser Carter Page and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

The FBI is also investigating the leak of the CIA documents, which both WikiLeaks and U.S. authorities believe was committed by a disaffected insider rather than a foreign agent.

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‘Fox News knew’: Vindman lawyers rip Laura Ingraham for hosting ‘false and defamatory’ segment

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An attorney representing Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is demanding Fox News retract a segment that aired on the "Ingraham Angle" that suggested Vindman may have committed treason.

"This firm represents Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman," read the letter from David Pressman of Boies, Schiller Flexner, LLP.

"We are compelled to write because of a deeply flawed and erroneous Fox News segment that first aired on October 28, 2019, the gist of which has since been republished countless times, including by the president of the United States to his 66.9 million Twitter followers. Laura Ingraham reported the Segment during her show, 'The Ingraham Angle' along with John Yoo, who was a panelist invited by Fox News to participate in its coverage of LTC Vindman," the letter read.

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Impeachment hearing explodes with applause as Jackie Speier highlights Trump’s daily lies

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Texas Republican Rep. Mike Conaway on Thursday argued that it was not illegal for Republicans to "out" the White House whistleblower.

Conway cited a Washington Post "fact-check" that gave "Three Pinocchios" to the claim that the whistleblower has a statutory right to anonymity.

Following his time, Ambassador Gordon Sondland was questioned by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA).

During Speier's questioning, she was interrupted by Conaway, who brought up The Post giving "Three Pinocchios."

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Conservative attorney dismantles GOP arguments against impeachment: ‘Trump’s abuse threatens your freedom’

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A conservative attorney knocked down Republican arguments against impeachment one by one in a viral tweet, and urged others to support the removal President Donald Trump.

Bryan Gividen, an appellate attorney from Dallas, touted his conservative bona fides by describing himself as a "pro-religious liberty, pro-life, would snort Cocaine Mitch’s judicial confirmations" if he could -- but still said he supports Trump's impeachment.

"At this point, there is no question that President Trump directed U.S. officials to withhold security funding to the Ukraine so Ukraine would investigate the Bidens," Gividen began. "That is the kind of abuse of the President’s authority we should not tolerate."

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