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CNN panel laughs in Rick Santorum’s face after he says Devin Nunes ‘thoroughly’ investigated Russiagate

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Rick Santorum was openly mocked by a fellow CNN panelist on Tuesday after he tried to claim that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and his House Intelligence Committee have “thoroughly” investigated ties between the Russian government and President Donald Trump’s campaign.

During a panel discussion hosted by CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, the former Pennsylvania Republican senator tried to brush aside any notion that the Trump campaign may have conspired with Russian agents by saying the president’s congressional allies have already cleared him of any wrongdoing.

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“The House of Representatives has examined this thoroughly,” Santorum said.

At this point, panelist Keith Boykin burst out laughing while Baldwin tried to suppress laughter.

“Oh come on!” Boykin shouted. “They did not!”

Santorum continued to insist that no evidence of collusion between Trump and Russia had yet been leaked out, which led him to believe that the investigation was “a dry hole.”

“The House investigation was a joke,” Boykin retorted.

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WATCH: CNN uses video to bust Trump for lying and stealing credit for veterans program signed by Obama

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Reacting to Donald Trump's abrupt departure from his Saturday press conference after he was pressed by a CBS White House correspondent Paula Reid for lying and taking credit for a veterans bill signed into law by former President Barack Obama, CNN's Victor Blackwell shared clips of the former president announcing the signing in 2014 and Trump attempting to steal credit yesterday.

According to Blackwell, "One of President Trump's go-to lies is his role in passing Veterans Choice. You saw it at the end of the news conference when he walked away. Well that was when he was faced with a question why he said that he passed Choice and Accountability for the V.A."

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Nagasaki marks 75 years since atomic bombing

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The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday commemorated the 75th anniversary of its destruction by a US atomic bomb, with its mayor and the head of the United Nations warning against a nuclear arms race.

Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno three days after Hiroshima -- twin nuclear attacks that rang in the nuclear age and gave Japan the bleak distinction of being the only country to be struck by atomic weapons.

Survivors, their relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended a remembrance ceremony in Nagasaki where they called for world peace.

Participants offered a silent prayer at 11:02 am (0202 GMT), the time the second and last nuclear weapon used in wartime was dropped over the city.

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Lebanon information minister resigns over Beirut blast

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Lebanon’s information minister Manal Abdel Samad on Sunday quit in the first government resignation since a deadly port blast killed more than 150 people and destroyed swathes of Beirut.

?After the enormous Beirut catastrophe, I announce my resignation from government,? she said in a statement carried by local media, apologising to the Lebanese public for failing them.

A number of MPs also submitted their resignations a day earlier due to the explosions.

On Saturday afternoon, thousands took to streets in downtown Beirut in anti-government protests that demand the overhaul of the political system, days after massive explosions.

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