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John Kelly told ‘furious’ Trump he’s willing to resign as chief of staff: report

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White House insiders say chief of staff John Kelly has expressed to President Donald Trump his willingness to resign amid the uproar over disgraced ex-staffer Rob Porter’s domestic abuse allegations.

Trump, ABC News reported Friday, is “furious” at his chief of staff, and the president’s longtime friend Tom Barrack has been approached about replacing him.

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Though sources close to both Kelly and Trump told ABC the chief of staff has told the president he’s willing to resign within the past 24 hours. Nevertheless, those sources also said “they did not believe [Kelly’s] departure is imminent.”

Shortly after ABC published their story, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told CNN Kelly “has not offered to resign.”

Kelly defended Porter twice in the aftermath of the publicized abuse accusations, and only when presented with a photo of one of his ex-wives with a black eye did he issue a statement condemning domestic violence.

Trump also defended Porter on Friday, noting his former staff secretary “says he is innocent.”

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Chuck Schumer wants John Bolton and Mick Mulvaney to testify at Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants top administration officials to testify in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the United States Senate.

The House of Representatives is expected to pass articles of impeachment on Wednesday, setting up a Senate trial in the new year.

"In a letter sent on Sunday evening to McConnell, the majority leader, Schumer says Senate Democrats want to hear testimony from four administration witnesses, including acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton," Politico reported. "There is almost no chance Senate Republicans would vote to subpoena those witnesses without assent from the White House and calling their own preferred witnesses."

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Supreme Court timeline on Trump’s taxes gives time for Manhattan prosecutors to file charges: Former US Attorney

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Former U.S. Attorney Mimi Rocah tweeted a recent report that the U.S. Supreme Court would be taking up President Donald Trump's case to keep his taxes away from investigators.

That case between Trump and Congress invokes a 1924 law that says the Ways and Means Committee has the authority to seek tax returns. Rocah mocked the president for being "so shady, so corrupt, so unlawful, that you’re willing to fight the release of your tax returns all the way to the Supreme Court."

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Trump says cough drop in Pelosi’s mouth was her teeth falling out

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President Donald Trump lashed out at Speaker Nancy Pelosi Sunday on Twitter instead of defending himself against accusations of bribery.

Pelosi did her weekly press conference at the end of the week while sucking on either a cough drop or a mint. It wouldn't be shocking if it was the former, as Pelosi was clearing her throat and also drinking water while speaking to the press.

Trump decided it was neither, and instead, it was false teeth falling out of her mouth.

"Because Nancy’s teeth were falling out of her mouth, and she didn’t have time to think!" Trump tweeted in response to a video from the press conference.

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