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Rachel Mitchell spotted ‘laughing and tossing back beers’ with Grassley staff after Ford-Kavanaugh hearing: report

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The sex crimes prosecutor hired by the Senate Judiciary Committee to interrogate Dr. Christine Blasey Ford went out drinking with Republican operatives working for Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Friday, Huffington Post reporter Laura Bassett reports.

Maricopa County, Arizona prosecutor Rachel Mitchell was hired by Senate Republicans to question Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault and attempted rape when she was a 15-year-old high school student.

Republicans ended Mitchell’s role when she began to question Kanaugh and began pointing out inconsistencies in his testimony.

The day after the hearing, Mitchell was reportedly in good spirits while celebrating with Grassley’s staff.

“She was laughing and tossing back beers with Grassley’s staff at Union Pub on Friday,” Bassett tweeted on Monday. “She knows who she works for.”

After having drinks with Grassley’s staff, Mitchell sent Judiciary Republicans a five-page memo claiming a “reasonable prosecutor” would not pursue Ford’s case.

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Right-wing radio show ratings tank as host undermines Trump’s ‘promises made, promises kept’ re-election slogan

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The fact Donald Trump's base sticks with him no matter what he does is negatively impacting a conservative radio host attempting to hold the president accountable for his campaign promises.

Michael Alan Weiner, who goes by the stage name Michael Savage, hosts the "Savage Nation" radio show.

The host once praised Trump as the "Winston Churchill of our time" has been criticizing the president recently, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

"Now Mr. Savage is an outlier once again, dismayed more each day as the budget deficit continues to swell, thousands of new migrants are apprehended at the border, and the wall Mr. Trump promised to erect and make Mexico pay for remains unbuilt," The Times explained.

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LISTEN: Here’s the creepy broadcast at Trump’s rally telling supporters the right way to deal with protesters

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida.

Those who entered the venue were treated to a pleasant female voice booming out instructions to protestors — and a creepy warning.

"While we all have the rights to free speech, this is a private event paid for and hosted by Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., and you came to hear the president," said the voice. "To accommodate the right to free speech and peaceful assembly, while ensuring an orderly rally, we have provided a secure area outside the venue for all protesters, and we ask anyone wishing to demonstrate to please exit to that secure area."

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Ukrainian-Russian developer with Trump Tower Moscow ties suing after getting bilked for $200,000 at inauguration

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It is illegal for foreigners to donate to presidential inaugurations, but a new lawsuit sheds light on how wealthy foreigners attempted to buy access to the Trump administration.

"A Ukrainian-Russian developer who wanted access to President Trump’s inauguration filed a lawsuit on Tuesday saying he was bilked out of the $200,000 he paid for what he thought would be V.I.P. tickets to the event," The New York Times reported Tuesday.

"The developer, Pavel Fuks, who once discussed a Moscow real estate project with Mr. Trump, said in the lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, that he had paid the money to a firm at the direction of Yuri Vanetik, a prominent Republican fund-raiser and sometime lobbyist," the newspaper explained. "But, the lawsuit said, Mr. Vanetik failed to come through with the promised tickets, and Mr. Fuks ended up watching the inauguration from a Washington hotel bar."

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