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Trump-loving SC lawmaker used Obama’s presidential portrait to call him a ‘Chicago street n*gger’

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A Charleston, South Carolina real estate developer and member of the city’s transportation committee is in hot water after a post calling former President Barack Obama a “Chicago street n**gger” appeared on his Facebook.

The State reported Wednesday that state legislators vowed to remove developer Bobby Miller from the committee after the post surfaced. Miller denied that he made the post, instead claiming his Facebook account had been hacked.

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Sharing Obama’s new presidential portrait painted by artist Kehinde Wiley, the post used the slur against the former president and also referred to him as a “Muslim bastard.”

Responding further to the scandal, Miller, whose Facebook profile is filled with pro-Donald Trump posts, said he hasn’t gone to a committee meeting since last August and is “completely out of politics.”

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State Sen. Margie Bright (D) noted on Twitter that it wasn’t the first time Miller has used slurs to reference politicians. He once reportedly called Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) a homophobic slur, and also called Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) the n-word as well.

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Trump Jr. and McGahn didn’t testify before the Mueller grand jury — and a federal judge wants to know why

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During the Russia investigation, former special counsel Robert Mueller sought testimony from a long list of people. But according to a court filing on Sunday, two people who Mueller did not force to testify before a grand jury were Donald Trump Jr. and former White House Counsel Don McGahn. And U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell wants to know why.

The court filing on Sunday, according to The Week, was in response to a ruling Howell made on Thursday — when Howell asserted that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) was withholding too much information from the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York. The House Judiciary Committee, The Week’s Peter Weber reports, has been “wrangling” with DOJ over the evidence that Mueller obtained during his lengthy investigation.

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Internet rains hell on Trump for comparing his impeachment to a ‘lynching’: ‘How dare you’

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump furiously took time Twitter, blasting the effort to impeach him over the Ukraine scandal as a "lynching" and threatening that a future Republican Congress will cook up charges against a Democratic president.

Trump's outburst did not impress many commenters on social media, who quickly dogpiled him in criticism and mockery:

You are seriously comparing your impeachment to hate crimes against African-Americans?

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Corrupt Ukraine oligarch has enlisted Trump allies to help with defense

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A Ukrainian oligarch fighting extradition to the U.S. has aligned his legal strategy to match President Donald Trump's, and even hired two attorneys associated with the president and Rudy Giuliani.

Dmytro Firtash is wanted in the United States on bribery and related charges, and he hired pro-Trump attorneys Joseph DiGenova and Victoria Toensing to help paint his prosecution as part of a global conspiracy involving Joe Biden, reported the Wall Street Journal.

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