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WATCH: NRA chief calls on FBI agents to mount a ‘resistance’ against leaders in bonkers CPAC speech

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National Rifle Association chief Wayne LaPierre on Thursday attacked rank-and-file FBI agents for not doing enough to undermine their own leadership — and he called on them to mount a “resistance” to their leaders to prove their patriotism.

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, LaPierre said that all FBI agents should bear the blame for purported “corruption” in their ranks, seemingly referring to the FBI’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential election.

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“What is hard to understand is why nobody at the FBI stood up and called B.S. on its rogue leadership,” LaPierre said. “I mean, really, where was the systemic resistance that should protect every powerful institution that serves us? The lowest ranking Marine knows to resist an unlawful order. The rank and file in every powerful institution must police its own leadership.”

LaPierre then said FBI agents’ purported complicity was part of a broader plot to implement socialism on the United States.

“In too much of today’s Washington, nobody speaks out,” he said. “Nobody challenges authority. Everyone keeps their mouth closed and their heads down, and that is exactly how socialistic societies function.”

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The View’s Meghan McCain writes off John Bolton impeachment bombshells: ‘The title of his book is stupid’

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"The View" co-host Meghan McCain ignored John Bolton's claims about President Donald Trump and instead focused on his forthcoming book's title.

The conservative co-host said she didn't trust Bolton, the former national security adviser, and questioned his motives in revealing that Trump had explicitly tied Ukraine aid to an investigation of Joe Biden -- which forms the basis of the impeachment case.

"I think the title of his book is stupid," McCain said.

Bolton's book, "In The Room Where It Happened," makes an apparent reference to a song from the musical "Hamilton," she said.

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Legal expert calls Susan Collins statement on Bolton news ‘weak tea’ – and drops bombshell: Chief Justice can issue subpoena

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Former American Constitution Society president Caroline Fredrickson has some harsh words for U.S. Senator Susan Collins over the Maine Republican lawmaker's statement on the John Bolton bombshell. Fredrickson also dropped a bombshell of her own, about the powers of the Chief Justice during an impeachment trial.

"It's less than weak tea, it's not even water," Fredrickson said on MSNBC Monday morning. She was referring to Collins' remarks on news Bolton's unpublished book reveals Trump personally told the former National Security Advisor in August that he wanted to continue to withhold aid to Ukraine to extort that country into producing "dirt" on Joe Biden.

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Washington Post reporter suspended after tweeting article about Kobe Bryant rape allegation

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On Sunday, Kobe Bryant — basketball icon, Philadelphia native, fluent Italian speaker and retired member of the Los Angeles Lakers — was killed in a helicopter crash in his adopted home of Southern California along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez, following Bryant’s death, tweeted a link to a Daily Beast article discussing Bryant’s 2003 rape case. And the Post has suspended Sonmez, according to Managing Editor Tracy Grant.

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