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Matthew Whitaker tried to apply to Iowa’s Supreme Court by bragging about his college football career

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In his newly-uncovered application for a judgeship with the Supreme Court of Iowa, now-Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker bragged about his career as a tight end on the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team.

Above the Law reported that in the 2010 application, which was uncovered by the American Bridge watchdog group, Whitaker mentioned football in four of the eight paragraphs he wrote.

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“Matt received an athletic scholarship from Coach Hayden Fry and the University of Iowa,” the now-acting AG wrote. “At Iowa, Matt played in 35 consecutive games during his Sophomore, Junior and Senior years, letting all 3 years he played. Matt was a three-time academic all-Big Ten selection and an academic all-American his senior year. Matt played in two-post season bowl games including the 1991 Rose Bowl.”

When asked how he would “enhance the court,” Above the Law noted, Whitaker again cited his tenure as a Hawkeyes tight end.

“My senior season of football was my first full year of law school and I already had completed my first year of coursework toward my MBA,” the former chief of staff to resigned Attorney General Jeff Sessions wrote, adding that this experience showed his “strong work ethic.”

You can read Whitaker’s entire Iowa Supreme Court application via Above the Law and American Bridge.

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‘Why do we need camo in space’: Trump’s Space Force ridiculed for woodland camouflage uniforms

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On Friday, the United States Space Force released an image of their new uniforms on Twitter.

The image shows a Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) for a four-star general in a woodland camouflage pattern, with a matching camo nametape.

https://twitter.com/SpaceForceDoD/status/1218335200964464650

However, many people were confused as to why the Space Force would use uniforms designed to blend in on earth.

Here's some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/PostCultRev/status/1218351691021484032

Sorry for the question but why do we need camo in space?

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BUSTED: National Archives caught doctoring exhibit to remove criticism of President Trump from women

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The National Archives were caught editing an artifact from the Trump administration to remove criticism of the president, according to a bombshell new report in The Washington Post.

The newspaper reported on a "large color photograph" at the National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of women's suffrage.

"The 49-by-69-inch photograph is a powerful display. Viewed from one perspective, it shows the 2017 march. Viewed from another angle, it shifts to show a 1913 black-and-white image of a women’s suffrage march also on Pennsylvania Avenue. The display links momentous demonstrations for women’s rights more than a century apart on the same stretch of pavement. But a closer look reveals a different story," the newspaper noted.

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Dershowitz is running a ‘bizarro defense’ of Trump: Harvard Law colleague says ‘Alan is just completely wacko’

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Two of the most famous names associated with Harvard Law School had competing appearances on MSNBC on Friday.

It began when Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus, was interviewed MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber about his new role officially representing President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial.

Dershowitz claimed that neither abuse of power nor obstruction of Congress count as "high crimes" under the constitution.

Professor Alan Dershowitz, who has also been associated with Harvard Law for five decades, was asked about Dershowitz's argument during an interview with Chris Hayes.

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