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Activists project image of Nancy Pelosi in sunglasses walking away from exploding White House onto a federal building

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An activist group called Resistance SF projected a photoshopped image featuring the now-iconic photo of Nancy Pelosi putting on her sunglasses, with a background of an exploding White House, just days after the former and likely next Speaker of the House took on President Trump face-to-face, and won in a fact-based battle.

“White House agenda of #TrumpShutdown in flames after one visit by Nancy Pelosi.
#TeamPelosi — at San Francisco Federal Building,” wrote the group on their Facebook page Wednesday night.

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“The image of Pelosi quickly began circulating on social media. Writer Andrew Bradley told The Hill that he created the image by superimposing Pelosi’s picture with the watercolor by Tom Freeman entitled ‘The Burning of the White House, 1814,'” The Hill reports.

For those enamored with Pelosi’s “like a boss” sunglasses move, Adam Shapiro created this GIF:


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Image, top: Screenshot via Shapiro’s GIF

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‘Stay out of the way’: Fox News sources say Justice Roberts will let GOPers win tie votes on witnesses

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Chief Justice John Roberts is expected not to weigh in heavily during the question and answer phase of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

As the trial moves to the new phase on Wednesday, Roberts has the option of "inserting himself" into the process to rule on questions or other matters, according to Fox News correspondent Chad Pergram.

But sources told the Fox News reporter that Roberts will follow the model of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist who presided over President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial in 1999.

Under the Senate rules, measures that do not receive a majority of votes fail. So if a Senate vote of witnesses was tied 50-50, the measure would not pass. Roberts could choose to break the tie but he is not expected to do so.

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Ex-Trump chief of staff John Kelly: ‘I believe’ John Bolton and the Senate ‘should hear’ from him

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John Kelly, a former chief of staff to President Donald Trump, told a crowd in Sarasota, Florida on Tuesday that he believes former national security adviser John Bolton's claim that Trump directly linked releasing military aid to Ukraine with launching investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden.

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Kelly told an audience at a Ringling College Library Association Town Hall lecture that Bolton is a reliable source and should be heard out if reporting about his upcoming book is accurate.

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Law professor who studied under Alan Dershowitz shreds his ‘shockingly wrong’ case against impeaching Trump

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Aya Gruber, a professor at the University of Colorado Law School who studied under Trump impeachment attorney Alan Dershowitz at Harvard, had some uncharitable words to say about her former professor's argument against impeaching the president.

"Dershowitz was my criminal law prof, and he was a good one," Gruber writes on Twitter. "But as a crim law prof myself, I can say his motive argument (Congress shouldn't examine the internal motives of POTUS so long he could have had a good reason for withholding aid) is shockingly wrong."

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