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Longtime Trump confidante Tom Barrack questioned by Mueller team over financial matters and Paul Manafort: report

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators have interviewed billionaire investor Tom Barrack, Jr., the Associated Press reported on Saturday.

Barrack, the CEO of Colony NorthStar, is a close friend of President Donald Trump.

The Associated Press report was based on three sources, who were granted anonymity.

One source said the questioning focused upon former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates.

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A second source said the questioning also included financial matters concerning the campaign, transition and inauguration.

“Barrack has rare access and insight into Trump going back decades, since their days developing real estate,” the A.P. explained. “Barrack played an integral role in the 2016 campaign as a top fundraiser at a time when many other Republicans were shunning the upstart candidate. Barrack later directed Trump’s inauguration.”

The Associated Press added that “few witnesses have as much insight into the president’s lengthy business career and all facets of his campaign and administration as Barrack.”

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‘Christians have to resist being used’: New Republicans Against Trump ad takes aim at his evangelical base

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In a new ad from Republicans Against Trump, a group of Christian voters explains why they can't support President Donald Trump because his morals and ethics simply don't follow the values taught by Jesus Christ.

"I grew up in the church. I attended a private Christian high school," says Tommy, a Republican voter. "You look at the way someone lives their life and you believe them."

The ad then recalls the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape where President Donald Trump brags about being able to sexually assault women, because "when you're a star they let you do it."

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Michigan restaurant owner faces furious backlash for ‘disgusting, racist’ rant about face masks and Black Lives Matter

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The owner of a well known Michigan restaurant railed against Black Lives Matter and face masks in a Facebook post this Monday, Michigan Live reports.

The owner, Carl Nelson, later tried to claim that the post was meant for his personal page and was mistakenly posted to the business page for his restaurant, Pronto Pups. The post denounced the BLM movement, praised the Michigan Militia, compared the media to Adolf Hitler, along with other bizarre proclamations.

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The View ends in shouting match after Meghan McCain comes out in support of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson

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The women of "The View" broke out into an intense debate as they discussed Fox News' Tucker Carlson and his aide that was recently outed for a series of racist online stories.

Conservative co-host Meghan McCain said that she abhors "cancel culture" and argued that at one time or another everyone on "The View" has been the victim of a "cancel culture" attack.

"When we're thinking about cancel culture it makes me sad there seems to be -- we're in a moment in time where there's not a place for people to come together and have civil debates," said McCain. "I worry about that time when we're all going to be siloed in our corners. I like debating with you guys."

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