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MSNBC panel examines the ‘boogeywoman’ attacks Republicans are unleashing on powerful females

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MSNBC detailed President Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s war on women during “The Beat with Ari Melber” on Tuesday.

Melber showed a tape his colleague Nicolle Wallace played showing some of the sexist attacks President Trump has used against women. And later, showed another tape documenting how Republicans are using attacks on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in campaign ads during the midterm elections.

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“This strategy feels desperate, it feels vintage, and it feels very sexist to me,” explained Vox Media’s Liz Plank.

“The GOP has been obsessed with Nancy Pelosi, you know, since 2003,” Plank noted. “And this is just part of the trope that the GOP sort of uses, this narrative to go after women, to go after powerful women, who are doing their jobs.”

The host interrupted to clarify.

“You think — let me get clear on this — you think they make a bigger deal out of, say, Nancy Pelosi, than Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who would be the equivalent bogeyman or boogieperson, or boogiewoman?”

“Exactly, boogiewoman,” Plank replied.

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President helped ‘increase anti-Trump turnout’ in red-state governor’s races — which could spell disaster for the GOP

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President Donald Trump was once the Republican Party's greatest asset in an election, mobilizing thousands of supporters to rush to the polls. Recently, however, it seems he's now driving anti-Trump votes up so much that it may no longer be worth the Trump trouble.

“So you’ve got to give me a big win, please,” Trump told a Louisiana crowd this week before the GOP candidate lost the governor's race in a red state.

“What Trump did in Louisiana was increase voter participation. While he increased the pro-Trump turnout, he also increased the anti-Trump turnout. That’s kind of the lesson here,” polling analyst Ron Faucheux told The Washington Post in an interview.

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Ambassador Sondland was updating Trump officials on progress of ‘push for investigations’ — including Mulvaney

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The Wall Street Journal obtained emails showing that ahead of President Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Ambassador Gordon Sondland was updating officials on the strive for investigations.

Chief of staff and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney was one of the main points of contact, and he replied to the email saying he would schedule the call with Zelensky.

“I talked to Zelensky just now. He is prepared to receive Potus’ call. Will assure him that he intends to run a fully transparent investigation and will ‘turn over every stone,’” Sondland wrote in an email on July 19.

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White House desperately scheduling things for Trump to do so he won’t watch the impeachment hearings

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Given President Donald Trump worked to intimidate witnesses in real-time during the hearings on the impeachment inquiry last week, the White House is desperately searching for something that can keep him busy.

Axios reported Sunday, the presidential daily schedule will be designed to keep the president distracted with their own counter-programming.

"Trump's schedule for the coming week shows him governing," Axios reported. He'll be promoting jobs and talking about things like "art and culture."

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