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President Trump tweets ‘deepest sympathies and respect’ to the family of John McCain

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President Donald Trump has tweeted about Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who died of brain cancer Saturday at the age of 81.

“My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!” the president tweeted.

The tweet was notable given Trump’s constant and very strident criticism of his fellow Republican, who reportedly asked that Trump not be invited to his funeral.

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Maddow says ‘everyone involved’ in Giuliani scheme will be drinking ‘prison wine made from toilet water’

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The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC recounted a day of bombshell news as Ambassador Bill Taylor testified before Congress about President Donald Trump seeking foreign election assistance from Ukraine.

"I mean, when it came to carrying out what Bill Taylor described today as the highly irregular channel of U.S. policy-making that was running this scheme on behalf of the president, everybody involved in that is, like, in jail or going to jail or fighting going to jail," Maddow reported.

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Only 7 Republican senators completely ruled out impeaching Donald Trump

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It's widely considered a foregone conclusion that if President Donald Trump is impeached, he will be acquitted in a Senate trial. Assuming all Democrats vote to convict the president, they would need 20 Republican senators to join with them, and there is no real indication — despite rumors — that the GOP yet has an appetite for throwing out their own leader.

But even now, few Republicans are willing to commit to protect the president unequivocally in a Senate trial. According to the right-wing Daily Caller, of all 53 Republican senators, only 7 definitively said they would vote to acquit the president.

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Trump Hotel added insult to injury by cancelling Christian aid event of prayer for the Kurds: report

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President Donald Trump has alienated Evangelical Christians and Kurds over his decision to allow Turkish ethnic cleansing in Syria. His political problems with both groups expanded on Tuesday after actions by the Trump Organization.

"A Christian aid group that planned a gathering to honor and pray for the Kurdish people at President Trump’s hotel in Washington were told by hotel staff this week that the event was canceled, according to two members of the aid group," Washington Post reported Tuesay. "The event, called 'A Night of Prayer for the Kurds,' was to be hosted by Frontier Alliance International (FAI), a religious nonprofit group that provides medical help in the Middle East, including to the Kurds, according to its website."

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