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‘This is a major problem’: Cummings says Flynn appears to have committed a felony

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Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Elijah Cummings (D-MD) held a press conference on Tuesday to knock the Trump administration for denying their requests for documents related to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

“We received a response from the White House refusing to provide any of the documents we requested,” Cummings said at the press conference. “The White House has refused to offer a single piece of paper in response to this committee’s bipartisan request.”

Cummings also said Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general, might have committed a felony by not disclosing payments he received from foreign governments before he assumed the role of national security adviser.

“This is a major problem,” Cummings said.

Classified military documents appear to show Flynn did not seek permission from the U.S. government to receive payments from Russian organizations and Turkey, the congressman said.

“I believe these documents should be declassified to the fullest extent possible without compromising sources or methods,” Cummings added.

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During the press conference, both Cummings and Chaffetz — who are the senior members of the House Oversight Committee — said that they had seen no evidence so far that Flynn had complied with the law requiring that he get permission from the U.S. government before he took payments from foreign governments.

“As a former military officer, you simply cannot take money from Russia, Turkey or anybody else,” Chaffetz said. “And it appears as if he did take that money, it was inappropriate, and there are repercussions for it as a violation of the law.”

Watch a video of the press conference below.

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Bernie fan who made the ‘liberal case for Trump’ in 2016 finally admits he was wrong

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Walker Bragman, a supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) who wrote an infamous essay for Salon.com called "A Liberal Case for Donald Trump," is now admitting that he gravely underestimated how bad Trump's presidency would be.

Bragman, who is still backing Sanders in the 2020 Democratic primary, wrote on Twitter Tuesday that he erred in thinking that the damage done by a Trump presidency would be limited.

"I underestimated the danger this man posed in 2016 -- particularly to immigrant communities," Bragman acknowledged. "That’s something I carry with me. Trump may indeed turn out to be the 4-year fire that forces this country to course correct, but the human damage in the now is real. He must lose in 2020."

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Liz Cheney ignites a ferocious backlash with her ‘sickening’ attack on Ocasio-Cortez over Trump’s ‘concentration camps’

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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) was widely condemned for attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for comparing the Trump administration's border detention centers to Nazi concentration camps.

The New York Democrat warned President Donald Trump's immigration policies violated human rights and could lead to something far worse, and called for action to prevent another Holocaust.

"‘Never Again’ means something," Ocasio-Cortez said. "We need to do something about it.”

Cheney lashed out at the freshman lawmaker and claimed that her remarks were insulting to Holocaust victims, and hinted they were possibly anti-Semitic.

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Fox News writer: Harvard reject was just ‘espousing conservatism’ when he used the N-word 11 times

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Michael Knowles argued for Fox News this week that Kyle Kashuv was only "espousing conservatism" when he was rejected by Harvard for using the N-word at least 11 times and calling to "kill all the f*cking Jews."

In an op-ed on the Foxnews.com website, Knowles asserted that Kashuv is being singled out by Harvard because he has conservative views.

"The cruel irony is that, while there is no evidence that Kyle Kashuv harbors any actual racial bigotry, there is plenty of evidence that Harvard does," Knowles wrote. "Plaintiffs in a major racial discrimination lawsuit against the university introduced evidence last year demonstrating that Harvard systematically disadvantages Asian-American applicants."

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