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The View’s Ana Navarro trashes GOP’s ‘silent complicity’ as Trump blows up allies

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Ana Navarro guest hosted “The View,” and she slammed fellow Republicans who stand by silently as President Donald Trump attacks allies and cozies up closer to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

The panelists reacted to Trump’s provocations against Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, who hosted this weekend’s G-7 summit, and pointed to a tweet from Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) condemning the president’s conduct.

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Navarro said the Arizona Republican’s statement wasn’t enough.

“I actually agree with the sentiment that John is expressing there, but I’m not sure that’s true anymore, that a bipartisan majority — certainly not a majority of Republicans, and if they do, they are standing there or they are sitting there in silent complicity to your point,” Navarro said. “Because they are not speaking out.

“I was scrolling through the Twitter feeds of some of the major leaders in foreign policy in the U.S. Senate, and practically none of them said boo about the fact that we are, you know, embracing Putin and antagonizing our allies,” she added.

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The president and his advisers have complained about a supposed trade imbalance with the neighboring country, but Navarro and co-host Sunny Hostin questioned their claims.

“We have a trade surplus of billions and billions of dollars with Canada,” Navarro said, and Hostin pointed out the figure was $8.4 billion. “We have a trade deficit with Russia.”

That dynamic made Hostin suspicious.

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“This is the question — why? Hostin said. “Why is Trump beholden to Putin? Why? That’s the question that we all need to be asking ourselves.

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UK’s Boris Johnson looks set for big win in ‘Brexit election’

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling party appeared on course for a sweeping victory in Thursday's snap election, an exit poll showed, paving the way for Britain to leave the EU next month after years of political deadlock.

The Conservatives were forecast to win a thumping 368 out of 650 seats in parliament -- which if confirmed would be the party's biggest majority in three decades -- according to the survey published as polls closed.

The pound jumped by about two percent against the dollar on the projected results of what all sides had painted as the most momentous election in Britain in a generation.

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Maddow reports on ‘a tide of major newspaper editorials’ drowning Trump’s impeachment defenses

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On Thursday, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow noted the sheer volume of editorial boards from newspapers across America calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office.

"The editorials that Steve Cohen introduced into the record there that Doug Collins from Georgia said he wanted to read and Steve Cohen said 'I'd love for you to read them,' they're part of a tide of major newspaper editorials that have come out all of a sudden in the last few days in favor of impeachment," said Maddow. "USA TODAY's editorial board saying, quote, 'Until recently we believed impeachment proceedings would be unhealthy for an already polarized nation, rather than simply leaving Trump's fate up to voters next November. But Trump's egregious transgressions and stonewalling in his thuggish effort to trade American arms for foreign dirt on Joe Biden resembled Richard Nixon. It's precisely the type of misconduct the framers had in mind when they wrote impeachment into the Constitution."

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‘People died in Ukraine’: Democrat lectures Doug Collins for Trump’s abuse of power costing lives

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During Thursday's impeachment hearing, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) laid bare the human cost of President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine to force them to hunt for dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden's family — something that ranking member Doug Collins (R-GA) spent the previous day denying.

"In my colleague's efforts to defend this president, you want him to be someone he's not. You want him to be someone he is telling you he is not," said Swalwell. "You're trying to defend the call in so many different ways, and he's saying, guys, it was a perfect call. He's not who you want him to be. And let me tell you how selfish his acts were. And ranking member Collins, you can deny this as much as you want. People died in Ukraine at the hands of Russia," said Swalwell. "In Ukraine, since September 2018 when it was voted on by Congress, was counting on our support. One year passed and people died. And you may not want to think about that, it may be hard for you to think about that, but they died when the selfish, selfish president withheld the aid for his own personal gain."

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