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GOP senator expects Kavanaugh investigation to be competed by Tuesday: CNN

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The FBI could reportedly end the investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh just days after it began.

Fox News host Dana Perino reported on Monday that the investigation could be halted as soon as Tuesday of this week.

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“Fox News alert,” Perino announced at the top of her Monday program. “A senior GOP source telling Fox News that the FBI investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh could be wrapped up as soon as tomorrow.”

Perino did not immediately reveal the source of the claim.

CNN’s Dana Bash also reported that at least one GOP senator was expecting a Tuesday conclusion to the FBI investigation.

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Trump slurred the ‘spoiled rich Jewish guys’ who played at his golf club

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President Donald Trump has taken heavy criticism for repeatedly suggesting that Jewish voters who back Democrats are "disloyal" — a degrading anti-Semitic stereotype.

But Trump's disdain for Jewish people goes back years. Most famously, there was the incident in which he allegedly said that he only wants "short guys that wear yarmulkes every day" counting his money.

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Tea Party ex-lawmaker admits he was wrong about Obama — calls him a much better president than Trump

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Speaking with CNN hosts John Berman and Alisyn Camerota, the former Illinois congressman refused to commit to running but sketched out what any GOP candidates running against the embattled president must do to have a chance to rally disaffected Republican voters.

"I think we overanalyze Trump, "Walsh began. "He's not complicated, he's a horrible human being. He's a bad, bad guy."

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‘Buckle up’: Russia experts predict a full-on onslaught of Kremlin interference in 2020 election

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller's report detailed a stunning scope of actions taken by the Russian government, or on their behalf, to sabotage the integrity of the 2016 presidential election — ranging from the troll farm at the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency disrupting social media, to Russian officials trying to get in contact with President Donald Trump's campaign.

But that could just be the beginning. On Thursday, Axios laid out how the United States is still vulnerable to an attack of the sort Russia perpetrated in 2016 — and how the attack could be even worse in 2020.

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