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British Brexit operatives were in contact with Russian ambassador during and after Trump meeting: CNN

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British political operatives that worked in support of the Brexit vote were in regular contact with the Russian ambassador before, during and after his meeting with candidate Donald Trump in 2016.

According to a CNN report, social media posts prove that after the Brexit vote in the U.K. Arron Banks and Andy Wigmore set their sights on the United States election.

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CNN obtained emails between the men showing correspondence between embassy officials, including lunch and event invitations.

“There is no evidence the Trump campaign knew about the men’s contacts with Russian officials,” the report said in a disclaimer.

Banks was a major supporter of the Brexit campaign, donating more than 8 million pounds (or nearly $11 million) to the cause. He was also offered the opportunity to be involved in a $3 billion consolidation of six Russian gold mines, playfully named “gold play.” The company is part-owned by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former deputy chief of staff, CNN reported.

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Banks confessed he’d been approached about the transactions but after talking to others about the project he decided not to be involved.

Another email about the “gold play” shows Banks asking for a meeting in Moscow with Sberbank, a Russian bank currently sanctioned by the U.S. and the European Union after the invasion of Crimea in 2014. Banks told CNN, however, he never met with them and swore the money he donated to Brexit was not from Russia.

“I am a UK taxpayer and I funded the referendum campaign with my own funds,” he said.

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live airs Christmas special — that’s just one giant dig at the Electoral College

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" aired an opening skit that was just one giant attack on the electoral college.

A snowman introduced the segment, saying that we could look in on the holiday table conversation thanks to hacked Nest cams.

The skit featured a house in San Francisco, California, a second in Charleston, South Carolina and a third in Atlanta, Georgia.

Each dinner table debated impeachment, and the differences between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

But then the snowman said that none of their votes matter.

"They'll debate the issues all year long, but then it all comes down to 1,000 people in Wisconsin who won't even think about the election until the morning of," the snowman said. "And that's the magic of the Electoral College."

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Georgia mayor being recalled for racism resigns from office: report

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly resigned in a special city council meeting held on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Saturday.

"The resignation came just days after Councilman Jim Cleveland resigned saying he‘d rather leave office on his own terms than face voters in a recall election next month," the newspaper reported. "Both resignations follow an AJC investigation launched seven months ago into claims that an African American candidate for city administrator was sidetracked by Mayor Theresa Kenerly because of his race."

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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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