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Don Jr. tells House intel panel he spoke with Hope Hicks about misleading Trump Tower statement — but not his father

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Donald Trump Jr. told the House Intelligence Committee he did not speak directly with his father, Donald Trump, about a response to a news report regarding his clandestine June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, and instead communicated with top White House aide Hope Hicks, CNN reports.

Trump Jr. crafted his response to a New York Times report that he met with a Russian lawyer while aboard Air Force One. Reports indicate Trump “personally dictated” Trump Jr.’s statement—which had to be revised three times as more information surrounding the meeting surfaced.

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CNN reports that Trump Jr. told investigators Hicks “was speaking with Trump while the statement was being crafted.” According to Trump Jr., Trump was debating between a longer and shorter response, which was sent out through the Trump Organization.


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After bombing in #DemDebate internet changes Mike Bloomberg’s ‘death’ date on Wikipedia

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Someone online changed former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's information on Wikipedia during the Wednesday debate to say that he died on Feb. 19.

After being ripped to shreds during the MSNBC Democratic debate, it became clear that Bloomberg wasn't quite as prepared as the other Democratic candidates.

The Wikipedia article was also changed to indicate that his cause of death was Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

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Bloomberg had several unfortunate moments, namely his refusal to release female accusers from nondisclosure agreements, he came out in favor of fracking, he blamed India for China's involvement in climate change, and many many more things.

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Internet slams ‘cringe-worthy elitist’ Mike Bloomberg for saying he’s too rich to use TurboTax

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At the Democratic presidential debate in Nevada, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg stumbled after being asked when he will release his tax returns, when he suggested that he "can't go to TurboTax" because he's too wealthy.

Moderator: "You've said you'll release your tax returns, but why do Democrats have to wait?"

Bloomberg: "We do business around the world. The document will be thousands of pages. I can't go to TurboTax."

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Trump wants Ric Grenell to keep his ambassador job while also overseeing every intelligence agency: report

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump was reported to be planning to appoint U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell to serve as acting Director of National Intelligence — a position for which he has zero qualifications. The move raised immediate fears, given that Grenell is a hardline Trump loyalist.

But it doesn't stop there. Reports also suggest that the president intends for Grenell to keep serving as Ambassador to Germany at the same time as he is overseeing every U.S. intelligence agency.

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