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Trump brutally mocked for tweeting photos of ‘beautiful Steel Slat Barrier’ with shutdown looming

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On Friday, with a shutdown of the federal government looming, President Donald Trump tweeted out photos of the border wall he promised voters that Mexico would pay for during the 2016 election.

Trump is now re-branding the wall a “Steel Slat Barrier” in an apparent effort to convince Democrats to support it.

“A design of our Steel Slat Barrier which is totally effective while at the same time beautiful!” Trump said.

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The illustration was brutally mocked on Twitter.

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Florida Republican Congressman Ross Spano is under federal criminal investigation: report

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On Thursday, the House Ethics Committee announced that Rep. Ross Spano (R-FL) is under criminal investigation by the Justice Department.

The investigation, which was triggered by ethics complaints filed in August, centers on allegations that Spano borrowed $180,000 from two people, Carey Carreno and Karen Hunt, then immediately loaned $167,000 of that to his campaign, falsely reporting it as "personal funds."

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White House budget official agrees to testify to Congress about his department’s role in Ukraine military aid delay: report

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On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Mark Sandy, a career official at the Office of Management and Budget, will testify to Congress as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's apparent scheme to extort Ukraine with military aid.

This comes after three political appointees at OMB, including acting Director Russel Vought, defied congressional subpoenas to appear, in accordance with the president's directive to refuse to cooperate with the probe.

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Nikki Haley breaks with Trump on retaliation: ‘You have to protect the whistleblower’

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Nikki Haley broke with President Donald Trump on the question of outing the White House whistleblower during a Thursday appearance on CNN.

Haley, the former governor of South Carolina and ambassador to the United Nations, was interviewed by CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

" Do you agree with the president that the whistleblower should be named and identified?" Blitzer asked.

"I believe in whistle-blower laws. I think you have to protect the whistle-blower and I think in turn they have to abide by those laws, the fact they don’t allow partisan leaking or anything like that to happen," Haley replied. "We don’t know that’s happened either, but until then I do think we should always protect the whistleblower."

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