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BUSTED: Secretary of State hopeful John Bolton caught walking into White House as Trump meets with Tillerson

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John Bolton, a controversial former acting ambassador to the United Nations, was seen entering the White House West Wing on Tuesday as President Donald Trump was meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Bolton, whose name has been floated as a replacement for Tillerson, drew the ire of Democrats in 2006 when President George W. Bush expressed intentions to nominate him as ambassador to the United Nations. Bush eventually made Bolton the acting ambassador after Democrats hinted that they would derail his nomination.

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Earlier this year, Bolton complained that he was no longer being allowed to visit the White House for an audience with the president.

But that dry spell appears to have recently ended for Bolton after reports suggested that Tillerson called Trump a “moron” and threatened to quit.

Watch video of Bolton walking into the West Wing below.

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Ex-AG Matt Whitaker ‘pretty much acknowledges abuse of power’ in Fox News interview

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The former acting Attorney General of the United States argued that presidential abuse of power is not a crime during a Tuesday evening appearance on Fox News.

Abuse of power is not a crime,” Matt Whitaker told Fox News personality Laura Ingraham.

Tufts University Professor Daniel Drezner was fascinated by the admission.

"Interesting that Whitaker pretty much acknowledges abuse of power but doesn’t think it’s egregious," Drezner noted.

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‘Abuse of power is not a crime’: Former acting AG Matt Whitaker makes a brazen claim on Fox News

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Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker told a Fox News audience that it is not a crime for President Donald Trump to abuse the power of his office.

Whitaker made the comments while complaining about "global elitists" during an interview with Laura Ingraham.

"What evidence of a crime do you have?" Whitaker asked, despite Trump, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and defense lawyer Rudy Giuliani all admitting Trump sought foreign election interference to help his struggling re-election campaign.

"Abuse of power is not a crime," the nation's former top law enforcement office argued.

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Joe Biden apologizes for ‘partisan lynching’ comments about Bill Clinton’s impeachment

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Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday apologized for comments he made saying impeachment could be viewed as a "partisan lynching."

The comments from a 1998 interview were reported after Biden said it was "abhorrent" and "despicable" for President Donald Trump to refer to impeachment as a lynching.

"Even if the President should be impeached, history is going to question whether or not this was just a partisan lynching or whether or not it was something that in fact met the standard, the very high bar, that was set by the founders as to what constituted an impeachable offense," Biden said in 1998.

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