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Trump lawyer’s statement on Comey littered with typos — including misspelling ‘president’

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A few hours after fired FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before Congress, a statement from President Donald Trump’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz went public — and that statement, which denies many aspects of Comey’s testimony, is littered with typos.

In the first line of the statement, Kasowitz misspells “president” as “predisent” — a typo Twitter users caught on to almost immediately after it was released.

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Further down in the statement, Kasowitz also misspelled the name of National Intelligence Director Dan Coats as “Coates.” In the conclusion of the statement, there also appear to be grammatical errors in a sentence that claims “in sum, it is now established that there the President was not being investigated for colluding with the or attempting to obstruct that investigation.”

Read the Kasowitz’s entire statement on the Comey testimony via BuzzFeed on DocumentCloud


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‘NPR will not be intimidated’: Mike Pompeo blasted for attacks on reporter Mary Louise Kelly

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National Public Radio (NPR) is standing by "All Things Considered" host Mary Louise Kelly after she was attacked by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

"One day after a contentious interview followed by an expletive-filled verbal lashing of NPR host Mary Louise Kelly, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is publicly accusing her of lying to him — 'twice,'" NPR reported. "He does not explain how and offers no evidence, but in their recorded interview the nation's top diplomat declined to respond when Kelly asked if he owed an apology to Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was ousted from that post last year after allies of President Trump accused her of disloyalty."

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Trump lawyers argue ‘the president did absolutely nothing wrong’ as GOP presents impeachment trial defense

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White House lawyers began their defense of Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, saying the president did nothing wrong in his dealings with Ukraine and American voters -- not Congress -- should decide his fate.

White House counsel Pat Cipollone said it would be a "completely irresponsible abuse of power" if the Senate follows the lead of the House of Representatives and votes to remove the 45th US president from office.

"They're asking you to do something that no Senate has ever done," Cipollone told the 100 senators gathered on a rainy Saturday morning for a rare weekend session at just the third impeachment trial in US history.

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Louise Linton defended Greta Thunberg against her husband’s attack — but deleted her comments in less than an hour

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The wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stood up against her husband online on Saturday, but quickly deleted her comments.

At the World Economic Forum, Mnuchin told climate action activist Greta Thunberg to "go study economics."

"I stand with Greta on this issue. (I don’t have a degree in economics either)," Linton posted on Instagram.

"We need to drastically reduce our use of fossil fuels," she explained.

"Keep up the fight @gretathunberg," she urged.

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