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Kushner may drive out White House counsel Don McGahn — who is ready to resign

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West Wing officials were worried the White House Counsel Don McGahn might resign if President Donald Trump gives free rein to son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner.

“Mr. McGahn expressed concern that meetings between Mr. Kushner and Mr. Trump could be construed by investigators as an effort to coordinate their stories,” The Wall Street Journal reports. “Two senior White House officials—then-Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and former chief strategist Steve Bannon —urged Mr. McGahn not to resign, according to people familiar with the conversations.”

Kushner is a top link in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of possible Trump campaign Russian collusion and/or Trump administration obstruction of justice.

“Mr. McGahn’s concerns from earlier in the summer illustrate the disruption and tension that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is causing in the West Wing and how the White House’s legal strategy has evolved to respond to the probe,” The Journal noted. “Some members of Mr. Trump’s legal team in June concluded Mr. Kushner should step down and aired their concerns to the president, The Wall Street Journal has reported. Their concern was that if Mr. Kushner were to speak to the president or White House colleagues about the Russia investigation, Mr. Mueller could seek testimony about what was said.”

John Kelly has also been frustrated by Kurshner.

Adding to Kushner’s problems is the fact his private email server has likely been compromised by foreign spies.

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“You really want to minimize direct contact between someone that’s involved in an investigation and the president of the United States,” former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told The Journal.

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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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