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Hillary Clinton applies for job as Murphy’s secretary in ‘Murphy Brown’ return to TV

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Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance on the revival of television comedy “Murphy Brown” on Thursday, joking about her experience with emails in an episode that took jabs at President Donald Trump and the media.

The show that became a flashpoint in the U.S. culture wars in 1992 returned to the air for the first time in 20 years with star Candice Bergen again playing the pioneering journalist.

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In Thursday’s episode, Clinton walks into the newsroom to interview for a job as Murphy’s secretary. The former secretary of state claims that she is not Hillary Clinton but someone who looks like her and has a wealth of experience.

“Your reputation precedes you, but I want you to know I’m not afraid of hard work,” Clinton said to Murphy. “I’m qualified and I’m ready on day one.”

Murphy asks the job seeker several questions, including one about her experience with technology. “I do have some experience with emails,” Clinton responded.

Clinton faced criticism during her losing presidential campaign against Trump in 2016 for using a private email server for official correspondence.

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The fictional Murphy Brown became news in 1992 when Vice President Dan Quayle attacked the character for having a baby outside wedlock. Quayle said the show was glamorizing single motherhood and “mocking the importance of fathers.”

 


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‘It’s all up to Republicans’: Columnist wonders when the GOP will stand up to Trump

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President Donald Trump's burgeoning scandal with Ukraine has one columnist wondering when Republicans will put country before party.

"I was going to write today about how House Democrats are handling the impeachment question. But the truth is, it’s largely irrelevant. As long as Republicans are united in opposition, President Donald Trump will stay in office," Bloomberg Opinion columnist Jonathan Bernstein wrote. "That’s not to say that there aren’t bad and worse choices for Democrats, but they’re not the ones who have the real decision to make."

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Kellyanne Conway’s husband scorches Democrats for not impeaching Trump in blistering WaPo op-ed

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President Donald Trump has been "emboldened" by congressional inaction, according to a powerful new op-ed published Friday evening by The Washington Post.

The bipartisan appeal was written by prominent Republican attorney George Conway, who is the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, and Neal Katyal, who served as the acting Solicitor General during the Obama administration.

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CNN analyst has a question for Dems: ‘How low will Trump have to go for you to impeach him?’

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Following a day of bombshell reports on the rapidly-growing scandal involving President Donald Trump and Ukraine, a CNN analyst wondered it will take for House Democrats to impeach the commander-in-chief.

Earlier on Friday, in an interview with NPR, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she was still not in favor of impeaching Trump.

CNN analyst and New York Times contributing op-ed writer Wajahat Ali wondered what -- if anything -- could result in Speaker Pelosi backing impeachment.

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