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Chris Christie warned Jared Kushner that Trump ‘better lawyer up and keep his mouth shut’: report

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Gov. Chris Christie privately recommended to Jared Kushner that President Donald Trump should hire an outside lawyer to deal with the ongoing Russia investigation that threatens to swallow his administration.

Christie, who helped put together the initial Trump transition plan before Kushner pushed him out, publicly denied talking to the senior White House adviser about outside counsel — but privately urged him to do so, reported Vanity Fair.

An administration source told the magazine the conversation “simply did not happen,” but both sides confirmed Christie and Kushner had talked by phone, as they do frequently.

A person who claims Christie recounted the conversation said the governor told Kushner that Trump “better lawyer up and keep his mouth shut.”

Christie’s spokesman, however, said the account was “categorically false.”

Kushner played an influential role in removing Christie as head of the transition team, which was overseen by Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

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But White House sources said the pair have mended their relationship, and the Office of American Innovation overseen by Kushner appointed Christie to take charge of a task force on opioids.

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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quit’

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Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.

Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.

Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.

He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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