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Here is how Buzzfeed’s story may have triggered Trump to commit another impeachable offense

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Donald Trump’s reaction to BuzzFeed News’ explosive report on the president suborning perjury may have been more legally perilous than the initial story, investigative journalist Kurt Eichenwald explained Saturday.

On Thursday, BuzzFeed published a bombshell story that Trump had directed his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress. Special counsel Robert Mueller subsequently issued a cryptic statement disputing the report, while BuzzFeed is standing by their reporting.

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But Trump’s reaction to the report may have done more damage to his legal standing than if he had simply admitted it was all true, because he proceeded to threaten Cohen’s father-in- law.

“The story lured him out and – once again – he publicly committed a more serious crime,” Eichenwald argued.

“Federal law on suborning perjury has a five year sentence. Now consider the relative significance of witness intimidation under federal law: 20 year sentence,” he noted.

“He is inducing witnesses to lie, he is intimidating witnesses who provide damning evidence against him,” he explained. “So, it doesn’t matter if Trump urged Cohen to perjure. We have seen him commit impeachable offenses – serious offenses – with our own eyes.”

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“Just because you witness Trump committing a crime doesn’t mean you shouldn’t see it for what it is,” Eichenwald added.

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Trump has figured out how to get taxpayers to renovate one of his golf courses: MSNBC panel

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President Donald Trump has figured out how to have taxpayers pay to renovate his Trump National Doral Miami golf course, according to an analysis by MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle.

"Before setting himself on fire on Ukraine yesterday, Mick Mulvaney came into the White House briefing room to break to the nation the fact the that the Trump Doral golf resort turns out to be -- in his estimation, organically, just sitting there -- the best possible place to have a G-7 Summit of world leaders," MSNBC's Brian Williams reported. "That was provision number one. There’s no better place that we can find. Number two was, the president will not profit from said G-7."

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Bill Maher reveals plan to ‘bribe’ Trump with one billion dollars — for him to leave office

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The Constitution has two mechanisms to remove President Donald Trump from office prior to his term ending on January 20, 2021: impeachment and the 25th Amendment.

HBO "Real Time" host Bill Maher noted that Trump could also choose to resign.

Maher waved around a $1 million check that he said he would give to Trump to quit.

He said he also knew 1,000 people who would do the same -- which would land Trump over $1 billion.

Maher said even poor people would pawn their wedding rings to add to the pot.

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Trump can’t fire Mulvaney because nobody else wants to be his chief of staff: report

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White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney will likely stay on at the White House despite his public confession of a quid pro quo in the Ukraine scandal at the center of the impeachment inquiry, The New York Times reported Friday.

"But Mr. Mulvaney’s job has been anything but normal since the news conference on Thursday at which he seemingly undermined the Trump administration’s strategy for avoiding impeachment by acknowledging that Mr. Trump had sought a quid pro quo for providing Ukraine with American aid," the newspaper reported. "In the chaotic aftermath, the president’s Republican allies are questioning Mr. Mulvaney’s savvy and intelligence even as the Trump campaign is defiantly turning one of his lines from the news conference into a T-shirt."

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