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Kellyanne Conway’s husband pens scathing op-ed shredding Trump’s ‘dangerous’ claims about campaign finance law

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George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, is not letting up on his criticisms of President Donald Trump.

In addition to mocking dubious legal claims by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani on Twitter Friday, Conway also co-wrote a Washington Post editorial with fellow attorney Neal Katyal and former Republican FEC Chairman Trevor Potter that calls out the president for claiming that he didn’t commit a felony when he authorized his former attorney to pay off mistresses during the 2016 presidential election.

First, they rip the president for shamelessly lying about his own actions during the campaign.

“For quite some time, he flatly denied knowledge about the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels,” they write. “But now he seems to be acknowledging that he knew (since his personal company reimbursed Cohen for the payment, he ought to).”

They then turn the president and his supporters’ latest “dangerous” argument that committing a campaign finance felony really isn’t that big of a deal. In particular, they excoriate retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for saying he “doesn’t care” if Trump committed a felony.

“Of course, every criminal defendant seeks to minimize his crimes,” they write. “But such defendants don’t have a cheering squad composed of United States senators.”

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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quiet’

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Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.

Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.

Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.

He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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