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GOP strategist tells MSNBC: Trump is pouring gasoline on women’s explosive anger over Kavanaugh

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GOP strategist Noelle Nikpour told MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle that the president’s refusal to stop talking about how badly Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been treated is making women angry — and the verbally abusive president is only making things worse for his party

With Democrats expected to make gains in both the Senate and the House, Ruhle asked Nikpour, “has the president’s abusive behavior been a positive?” Nikpour did not hold back.

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“No,” she said flatly. “Especially when we got the news breaking tweet this morning, I was just like, ‘oh, God’ you know. Just don’t exacerbate the situation. Leave it alone.”

Nikpour ridiculed Trump’s attacks on Kavanaugh’s accusers, comparing him to an arsonist.

“It’s like there’s flames and flames, and ‘here’s a fire, I’m going to pour gasoline on it.’ Leave the subject alone,” she said, seeming to speak to the president himself.

Nikpor also saw trouble ahead for her party as a result of the president’s intemperate language. “I really think this is so sensitive in so many different ways,” she said. “You’ve got a Supreme Court, which is one of the most highest, most respected positions at risk. You have the women’s movement. You have the Me Too movement. You have women voters. You have the midterms.”

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Trump declares impeachment ‘dead’ — and demands apology — in late night Twitter outburst

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President Donald Trump lashed out on his favorite social media platform late Thursday evening.

Eight minutes before midnight eastern time, Trump unloaded.

Trump wrote, "Democrats must apologize to USA: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that 'United States Ambassador Gordon Sondland did NOT link financial military assistance to a request for Ukraine to open up an investigation into former V.P. Joe Biden & his son, Hunter Biden. Ambassador Sondland did not tell us, and certainly did not tell me, about a connection between the assistance and the investigation.'”

Trump did not say why he was taking the word of a foreign official over multiple sworn testimonies from members of his own administration.

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Pelosi is ‘marrying up the facts and the law’: Ex-prosecutor says ‘bribery’ is a critical indictment of Trump

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi was masterful in using the word "bribery" to describe President Donald Trump's actions with Ukraine that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry, according to a former federal prosecutor.

MSNBC anchor Brian Williams interviewed former Assistant U.S. Attorney Berit Berger on Thursday evening's "The Last Word."

Please expand for us on why it is significant and why is it important to label this bribery," Williams said.

"So I think Nancy Pelosi was very specific in calling this bribery for two reasons," Berger replied.

"The first is that -- unlike quid pro quo -- ribery is something that most people understand, especially people who have children," she said, with a chuckle. "We all sort of have a general understanding of that."

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Giuliani henchmen showered Republican with cash — and Trump almost made him ambassador to Ukraine: report

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Yet another bombshell report has shed new light on President Donald Trump's suspicious Ukraine policies.

"At the same time that Rudy Giuliani and his now-indicted pals were pushing for President Donald Trump to remove Amb. Marie Yovanovitch from her post in Ukraine, Trump administration officials were eyeing potential contenders to take over her job. One of the people in the mix, according to three sources familiar with the discussions, was Rep. Pete Sessions, a former Congressman who called for Yovanovitch’s firing," The Daily Beast reported Thursday night. "He is also a longtime ally of the former New York Mayor, and is believed to have taken millions of dollars from Giuliani’s indicted cronies."

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