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Trump-advising pastor gets pilloried after laughing off Kellyanne Conway’s violation of ethics rules

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Pastor Darrell Scott, a formal adviser to President Donald Trump, got hammered online Tuesday after he laughed off allegations of ethics violations against fellow White House adviser Kellyanne Conway.

Writing on Twitter, Scott said sarcastically that “Kellyanne Conway might get put on ‘Double Secret Probation’ for this Hatch act violation!!!”

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Given that Scott is a Christian pastor, however, many of his followers were not happy to see him acting so cavalierly about federal employees violating ethics rules that bar them from making political endorsements while in office.

Check out some of the responses below.

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Trump’s own investigators couldn’t find any deep-state conspiracy in Russia probe

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President Donald Trump and his Justice Department appointed their own investigator and prosecutor to look into Robert Mueller's team as well as the FBI agents that dealt with the early days of the Russia investigation. Not surprisingly, after extensive international travel, interviews with high-level foreign officials and a desperate need to verify a conspiracy, nothing could be found.

The New York Times revealed the Trump humiliation Friday, saying that the final report will "debunk a series of conspiracy theories and insinuations about the F.B.I. that Mr. Trump and his allies have put forward over the past two years, the people said, though they cautioned that the report is not complete. The New York Times has not reviewed the draft, which could contain other significant findings."

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Facebook executive ‘helped quarterback’ his friend Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court

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A new book reveals that Bret Kavanaugh had a lot of help for his seat on the Supreme Court thanks to Facebook.

According to the Daily Beast, a Facebook senior executive in charge of the company’s public-policy arm "helped quarterback" Kavanaugh's nomination. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus authored a new book about the conformation of the disgraced justice.

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Billionaire Mike Bloomberg launches what ‘might be the biggest political ad buy of all time’: report

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Billionaire presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg is launching a massive television ad buy as he seeks the 2020 Democratic Party nomination.

So far, Bloomberg has purchased $19.4 million worth of ad reservations -- for just next week -- Politico reported Friday.

Politico interviewed Ben Taber of Advertising Analytics, which tracks television ad spending.

“This buy is MASSIVE,” Taber said. "I think it‘s going to be the biggest buy of all time" and it "seems like this might pass that for largest buy in one week."

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