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REVEALED: Devin Nunes attended mysterious breakfast meeting with Michael Flynn and Turkey’s foreign minister

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House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) attended a breakfast meeting in January with Michael Flynn and Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, according to a new Business Insider report from Natasha Bertrand.

The January 18 meeting was closed to the press and it is unclear exactly what was discussed.

Also Friday, NBC News reported on a meeting between Flynn and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA).

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Rep. Nunes officially stepped aside from House Intelligence investigations in April, but then started his own investigation.

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr, plotted to kidnap Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen from the United States and hand him over to Turkey for $15 million.

Former CIA Director James Woolsey attended a secret meeting with Flynn on September 19, 2016 to discuss a “covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away.”

Former George W. Bush communications director Nicolle Wallace strongly editorialized against Nunes on Thursday, for hindering the investigation he claimed to have recused himself from.

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Florida outbreak is ‘much worse’ than Gov. DeSantis is letting on: Former COVID-19 data chief

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Rebekah Jones, the Florida data scientist who in May claimed that she was fired for refusing to manipulate state coronavirus data to meet the Republican governor's reopening criteria, has issued a new warning: The ongoing outbreak is "much, much worse" than it has been painted by the administration.In a Monday interview with MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell, Jones, who built the state government's coronavirus data portal, identified a number of failures since she left her state job. Florida recently posted the highest daily caseload in a single day across all 50 U.S. states.
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Jeff Sessions’ fate is a warning for us all

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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions lost his primary race to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama on Tuesday night in a landslide, according to Decision Desk HQ. Early returns showed him losing the shot to win back his old seat by more than 20 points to opponent Tommy Tuberville, who will face off against Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in November.

It wasn't a surprising loss for Sessions, though it is a brutal one. He gave up his seat in the Senate to become President Donald Trump's attorney general, and he lost his big chance to return because his one-time benefactor turned against him. Trump enthusiastically endorsed Tuberville while viciously and repeatedly denouncing Sessions.

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Trump Jr. blasted for dragging Barron Trump into 2020 campaign: ‘You are messing up his mind’

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President Donald Trump's eldest son on Tuesday dragged his 14-year-old half brother Barron into the 2020 presidential campaign -- and it did not end well.

Barron is the son of first lady Melania Trump from the president's third marriage, while junior's mother is Ivana, from the president's first marriage.

"In all fairness, Joe Biden is not capable of debating Barron Trump let alone Donald Trump," Trump, Jr. tweeted.

He was quickly blasted for bringing a minor into a presidential race.

Here's some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/AdamParkhomenko/status/1283190894401859584

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