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Here’s the most important line in Mueller’s Michael Flynn sentencing memo — and what it means for Trump

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CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin responded live on-air to special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memo that suggested no prison time for former Trump aide Michael Flynn — and pointed out its larger implications.

During a panel discussion with host Anderson Cooper, Toobin pointed out that although Mueller noted Flynn’s “distinguished” background of military service, the special counsel also included what could be a caveat.

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“However, senior government leaders should be held to the highest standards,” Mueller wrote in the heavily-redacted memo.

“As we think about how Mueller is going to characterize what went on in the Trump White House, the fact that he is saying senior government leaders should be held to the highest standards — I would be a little nervous if I were the people involved in the obstruction of justice investigation, starting of course with the president of the United States,” the analyst said.

” I don’t think that is just filler,” Toobin added. I” think that is a statement of how Mueller is going to approach the remainder of his investigation as he starts thinking about the people in the White House.”

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live airs Christmas special — that’s just one giant dig at the Electoral College

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" aired an opening skit that was just one giant attack on the electoral college.

A snowman introduced the segment, saying that we could look in on the holiday table conversation thanks to hacked Nest cams.

The skit featured a house in San Francisco, California, a second in Charleston, South Carolina and a third in Atlanta, Georgia.

Each dinner table debated impeachment, and the differences between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

But then the snowman said that none of their votes matter.

"They'll debate the issues all year long, but then it all comes down to 1,000 people in Wisconsin who won't even think about the election until the morning of," the snowman said. "And that's the magic of the Electoral College."

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Georgia mayor being recalled for racism resigns from office: report

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly resigned in a special city council meeting held on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Saturday.

"The resignation came just days after Councilman Jim Cleveland resigned saying he‘d rather leave office on his own terms than face voters in a recall election next month," the newspaper reported. "Both resignations follow an AJC investigation launched seven months ago into claims that an African American candidate for city administrator was sidetracked by Mayor Theresa Kenerly because of his race."

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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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