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Mueller investigators grilled Jerome Corsi over link to Brexit conservative Nigel Farage: report

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As special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation prods on, more and more conservative commentators linked to President Donald Trump are being dragged in.

On Tuesday, The Guardian reported that investigators had spoken to conspiracy theorist and book author Jerome Corsi about his connection to Nigel Farage, the right-wing British commentator.

Farage was one of the main driving forces behind Britain’s vote to exit the European Union, otherwise known as Brexit. The vote, driven in large part by rural and older voters, is thought to have presaged President Donald Trump’s surprise 2016 victory.

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The Guardian reports that Corsi said federal investigators asked him for information about Ted Malloch, a London-based American academic with ties to Farage. He was interviewed by agents in early 2018.

“They asked about both Nigel and Ted Malloch, I can affirm that they did,” Corsi told The Guardian on Tuesday. “But I’m really not going into detail because I respect the special counsel and the legal process.”

But a spokesperson for Farage told The Guardian: “This is ill-informed, intentionally malicious gossip and wholly untrue.”


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Trump staff sent home early as White House braces for another night of protests

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After a third night of unrest in Washington D.C., Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced another curfew for Monday night, saying, "We’re prepared for multiple days of demonstrations.”  The curfew will begin at 7 p.m. Monday and run through Tuesday morning.

According to reports, the White House will be shutting down accordingly, with only the most senior staffers staying on.

"Sources tell me the White House told all staffers who don’t need to be there to leave by 4 pm ET today due to planned protests," CNN's Jake Tapper tweeted. "I’m told by a source that White House senior staff will continue working."

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Louisville police chief fired after mayor determines body cameras were off during David McAtee shooting

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On Monday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced that the chief of the city's police department has been relieved of duty, effective immediately.

The move comes after the body cameras of Louisville police officers involved in the fatal shooting of David McAtee, a local Black businessman, had not been active.

🚨 Mayor of #Louisville: The body cameras of those involved in the shooting last night that killed David McAtee were NOT active.

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LISTEN: Charlamagne Tha God clashes with ‘delusional’ Rush Limbaugh in debate over George Floyd’s killing and white privilege

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During an interview with Rush Limbaugh this Monday, Charlamagne Tha God called out the conservative radio host for his white privilege and asked him why he's choosing to speak out on George Floyd's killing while there have been countless examples of police violence against black people.

“I know that you’re going to disagree with me on this — to me this is not America,” Limbaugh said, adding that he thinks the U.S. is the greatest country in the world.

But according to Charlamagne, America is only great for some people.

“I think it’s easy for you to say because you’re a white male and that comes with a different level of privilege,” Charlamagne said. “And I do think America does work but it works for the people it was designed to work for. It doesn’t work for everyone else the way it works for you.”

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