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Stephen Colbert rips Trump over ‘Slippery James Comey’ tweet: ‘I touched him — his texture is dry and rough’

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Fox News personality Sean Hannity was again mocked on late night TV after the disclosure of the anchor’s conflict of interest scandal involving Donald Trump counselor Michael Cohen.

“I am still riding high from last night’s interview with James Comey,” The Late Show host Stephen Colbert admitted. “I thought it went well.”

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“I’m not sure if the president saw the interview, I hear he doesn’t watch TV hosts who don’t share his lawyer,” Colbert joked. “I’m right about that, right? Allegedly, allegedly.”

“But he might have watched based on this seemingly out-of-nowhere tweet,” Colbert continued.

He then impersonated President Trump when reading this tweet:

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“First of all sir, James Comey is not slippery,” Colbert fact-checked. “He was right there, I touched him, his texture is dry and rough.”

“Comey’s appearance here was so powerful, it’s already healing a nation,” he argued. “Need proof? James Comey is now friends with the Wu Tang Clan!”

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Marco Rubio says it was a ‘bad look’ for Trump to pick Doral for G7 — after several days of defending the decision

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On Monday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) admitted that it was a "bad look" for President Donald Trump to call for hosting the next annual G7 summit at the Trump National Doral golf resort in Miami, Florida:

“Obviously you know, given everything that's going on, it was a bad look,” Rubio said of G7 at Doral, though he doubts Trump wanted to make money. “As a Floridian I thought it was great that they were going to come down, especially in June when we don't have as many visitors."

— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) October 22, 2019

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‘You lost’: Internet mocks Trump for cheering on ‘great vote’ — that Republicans lost

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who sits on the House Intelligence Committee accidentally mistook a satirical article with a fake transcript of President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25. While Schiff apologized for the error, Trump has called for his immediate impeachment.

Impeachment is outlined in the U.S. Constitution and the section of the founding document gives examples of what they meant by "high crimes and misdemeanors." It does not cite accidentally reading the wrong transcript aloud. Members of Congress cannot be impeached and censure is a toothless resolution that is meaningless.

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Facebook reveals how Russia is already trying to manipulate the 2020 presidential election

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On Monday, in a series of announcements by Facebook, the company revealed it had shut down four new foreign interference operations originating from Russia and Iran. According to their announcement, one appears to be linked to the Russian troll agency, the Internet Research Agency (IRA), and was targeting the U.S. 2020 presidential election.

The company removed 50 Instagram accounts and one account on Facebook that originated in Russia and focused primarily on the United States.

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