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Devin Nunes rebuffed by UK spy agencies in failed attempt to dig up dirt on Christopher Steele: report

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Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) earlier this month made an unusual trip to the United Kingdom that was reportedly to gather up dirt on Christopher Steele, the former MI6 agent who wrote the infamous “golden shower” dossier on President Donald Trump’s purported relationship with Russia.

As The Atlantic’s Natasha Bertrand reports, Nunes went to the U.K. hoping to meet with officials at intelligence agencies MI6, MI5, and GCHQ to get more information on Steele’s career.

However, officials at these agencies rebuffed his overtures, Bertrand’s sources say, because they feared he was only there to “stir up controversy.” Instead, he only wound up meeting with the U.K.’s deputy national security adviser, Madeleine Alessandri.

Nunes has long been a lightning rod for criticism in his efforts to run a parallel investigation aimed at exposing the purported “deep state” officials who have supposedly been trying to frame Trump for conspiring with the Russian government to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Earlier this year, he released a controversial memo that even Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano panned for “under-delivering” on its goal of vindicating President Donald Trump.

In fact, the Nunes memo undermined his own attacks on the origins of the Mueller probe because it revealed that Steele’s controversial dossier was not the reason that the FBI originally started investigating the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia.

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Trump thinks he can create his own healthcare law that will take the issue off the table for Democrats

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One of the significant issues Republicans lost on in 2018 was their nearly decade-long crusade to unmake the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

This week Trump will announce that he's running for president again, and he promises a surprise announcement while there. While it's unclear what he intends for the surprise, one thing he is talking about is a better healthcare law than the Democratic one.

According to The New York Times, Trump is "vowing to issue the plan within a month or two, reviving a campaign promise with broad consequences for next year’s contest."

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Donald Trump whines: ‘My life has always been a fight’

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The full interview with President Donald Trump finally aired on ABC Sunday, revealing the shocking way that he views his life.

Trump lamented that he's had such a hard life, as the son of multi-millionaires who paid to get him out of trouble multiple times.

"You're a fighter. You, you, it feels like you're in a constant kind of churn--" host George Stephanopoulos began.

"Yeah, uh, my life has always been a fight," Trump said. "And I enjoy that I guess, I don't know if I enjoy it or not, I guess -- sometimes I have false fights like the Russian witch hunt. That's a false fight. That's a made-up, uh, hoax. And I had to fight that."

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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