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Marco Rubio defends Mark Warner after Fox News ‘bombshell’ report suggests misconduct

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Republican Senator Marco Rubio (FL) came to the defense of his Democratic colleague after a Fox News report suggested that he engaged in misconduct by texting with a lobbyist linked to a Russian billionaire.

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‘Take your letter and shove it’: Rep. Ted Lieu sends fiery response after Devin Nunes threatened to sue him

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Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California fired a salvo at Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, also of California, on Friday by posting a letter responding to his colleague’s threat of a lawsuit.

Lieu said that Nunes had threatened to sue him, a fact he first made public on Wednesday. In a tweet on Friday, Lieu shared a picture of a letter from Nunes’ attorney, with the subject line “RE: Nunes v. Lieu.” Though Lieu only shared the first of what he said was five pages of the letter, the visible text made clear that Nunes’ complaint almost certainly involved defamation, for which the Republican has been suing many of his critics in recent months.

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‘He’s in trouble’: Ex-GOP lawmaker hammers ‘meathead’ Devin Nunes during Bill Maher interview

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During the "Overtime" segment of Bill Maher's "Real Time," former GOP lawmaker Joe Walsh was asked about Rep. Devin Nunes and his latest problems after being tied to Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas -- and immediately called California Republican a "meathead."

Asked by host Maher what should happen to Nunes, Walsh jumped right into it.

"Oh, my gosh, he's a meathead," Walsh began to applause and cheers from the audience.

"I'm serious, Bill," he continued. "I think he's in trouble. He's clearly in trouble."

"Legal trouble?" Maher pressed.

"I don't know, possibly, " Walsh replied. "But he and Parnas were like best friends; communicating on this deal, he was part of it. He denied he knew the guy -- he's in trouble."

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How Trump’s impeachment trial has way too much in common with America’s racist past

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Donald Trump is scared. The Senate trial following his impeachment for a blackmail and campaign cheating scheme starts next week, and it's driving him to distraction. He was supposed to host a lame event at the White House on Thursday to bolster fake concerns that white evangelicals are being oppressed, but blew off pandering to his strongest supporters for an hour, likely because he couldn't pry himself away from news coverage of the impeachment trial's kickoff. After ending the event swiftly, Trump then tweeted angrily, "I JUST GOT IMPEACHED FOR MAKING A PERFECT PHONE CALL!"
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