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Ex-Watergate prosecutor: Kushner moving email to Trump Org server creates ‘huge potential for criminal conduct’

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A former Watergate prosecutor explained the significance of new reports that Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump moved multiple personal email accounts onto the Trump Organization’s private email servers.

“And now a third e-mail account,” MSNBC anchor Ari Melber stated in disbelief.

For people watching saying, ‘gosh, the news is repetitive’ no, the hypocritical obvious and potentially incriminating behavior of certain White House officials is repetitive,” Melber explained.

Former Assistant Special Watergate Prosecutor Nick Akerman explained the legal liability to Melber.

“What is really outrageous here is that…he does it after it comes the light that he is using the personal e-mail servers,” Akerman explained.

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“So the obvious question is, why did they move it over to the Trump Organization?” Akerman wondered. “Did they take it over there so they could cleanse these emails and take certain emails out of what was in the server?”

In addition to serving on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force under Archibald Cox and Leon Jaworski, Akerman also served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.

“We just don’t know what the ramifications are, but there’s huge potential for all kinds of criminal conduct that could be charged,” the former federal prosecutor concluded.

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Melber, a non-practicing attorney, wondered how special counsel Robert Mueller would view it “if he makes a request for documents and emails and then finds people start moving stuff.”

“That can be an obstruction of justice and particularly if they move them for the purpose of cleansing them and taking documents out and destroying emails,” Akerman noted.

“We don’t know exactly what the facts are here yet, but I can’t think of any legitimate reason why somebody who has private server, is taken to task on that, and suddenly moving to the Trump Organization where there are lots of people who have access to those emails,” Akerman concluded.

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Joy Reid says Trump ‘pulled a full Charlottesville’ by ‘fanning the flames’ of racism and ethno-nationalism

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MSNBC anchor Joy Reid blasted President Donald Trump's racism during her opening segment while hosting "The Last Word" on MSNBC on Friday.

"That didn’t last long. Having read the talking points crammed into his hands by nervous Republicans for almost an entire day, Donald Trump pulled a full Charlottesville, praising his supporters who chanted 'Send Her Back' to attack Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) at his North Carolina campaign rally as 'incredible patriots,'" Reid reported.

"Yep, 24-hours-ago, Trump -- per those nervous Republican talking points -- claimed that he disapproved of the racist chant about congresswoman Omar and even tried to stop it," she said. "He got nice headlines that claiming he was disavowing the chant from some of the news media who indulged in the false balance tick of pretending whatever the president said is true and it’s a given fact."

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Maddow revolted by child sex trafficking charges against Trump pal George Nader: ‘None of this is normal’

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MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow connected the dots between the President Donald Trump's administration and George Nader, who served time for child pornography prior to Trump's 2016 campaign and has subsequently been arrested on child sex trafficking charges.

"In what is an astonishingly scandal-ridden presidency, populated by an astonishingly strange cast of characters, he remains one of the most unsettling figures in all of Trump world. Again, to be clear, to disambiguate here, we are not talking about Jeffrey Epstein, seen here with the president, who is also now in custody awaiting child sex trafficking charges," Maddow explained. "No, this is a whole different guy who you can see in this picture with the president who is now in federal custody awaiting a different set of sex trafficking charges as well as serious child porn charges and not for the first time."

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Fox News hires former Trump spokesman as Senior Vice President: report

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The revolving door between the White House and Fox News was spinning on Friday as a former spokesman for President Donald Trump was hired by Fox News.

"A bit of news: Raj Shah, the former spokesman in the White House, is joining Fox as a senior Vice President," Washington Post White House correspondent Josh Dawsey reported on Friday.

https://twitter.com/jdawsey1/status/1152374273522241537

After Hope Hicks left her job as White House communications director, she was hired to lead corporate communications for New Fox, the parent company of Fox News.

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