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Ivanka Trump shoved aside Chris Christie to offer Michael Flynn any job he wanted in White House: report

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According to a report in The New Yorker, presidential daughter Ivanka Trump reportedly commandeered a Trump transition team meeting from Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) last fall and offered now-disgraced Gen. Michael Flynn any job he wanted in the White House.

Christie headed up the Trump transition team briefly before being booted by Vice President Mike Pence and had balked at giving Flynn a job.

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The report notes that Christie held a meeting on Nov. 11, 2016 that was attended by Ivanka Trump along with Flynn and Gen. Keith Kellogg.

“Gentlemen, can I help you?” Christie reportedly asked to which Trump, who served on the transition executive committee, replied that she had invited them. The report states that Trump then took over the meeting and praised Flynn for his “amazing loyalty” to her father before asking, “General, what job do you want?”

According to the New Yorker, one participant described it as, “Princess Ivanka had laid the sword on Flynn’s shoulders and said, ‘Rise and go forth.'”

Christie was deposed as transition head — reportedly because of input from Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner —  and President Donald Trump announced the appointment of Flynn as his National Security adviser a week later — only to have Flynn have to quit after misleading White House officials over his contacts with the Russians.

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Intel Committee has ‘recent evidence’ Ukraine witnesses are working together to ‘coordinate’ their stories

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House investigators have "recent evidence" of witnesses working to coordinate their testimony before Congress, a Democratic congressman revealed on MSNBC on Wednesday.

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), who sits on the Intelligence and Judicial committees, was interviewed by MSNBC Chris Hayes.

"Final question, what is the timeline here?" Hayes asked. "There is some transparency argument that at some point this can’t be behind closed doors, the American people, all of us, Republicans, Democrats, citizens and journalists have to hear what’s happening."

"You’re absolutely right and there will be a public phase," Swalwell replied.

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Rudy Giuliani is looking for a lawyer — after saying he didn’t need one: report

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On Wednesday, CNN reported that President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani is looking for a defense attorney to represent him.

This report comes after Giuliani said last week that he would not seek legal representation unless he believed he needed it.

Giuliani is currently under criminal investigation for the scheme he apparently helped facilitate in the Ukraine, where Trump withheld military aid in the fight against Russia while demanding their leaders investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee.

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Ex-acting AG Matt Whitaker blasted as ‘an embarrassment’: Ex-prosecutor says ‘the guy’s an idiot’

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Former federal prosecutor Cynthia Alksne blasted for acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker during a Wednesday appearance on MSNBC.

Anchor Chris Matthews played a clip of Whitaker telling Fox News that abuse of power is not a crime. The statement was viewed as an acknowledgment that Trump had abused power.

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