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Lindsey Graham rips FBI over report Trump was suspected Russian agent: ‘I don’t trust them as far as I can throw them’

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on Sunday said that he does not believe a New York Times report that President Donald Trump was investigated for being a suspected Russian agent.

In a report released over the weekend, the Times revealed that the FBI opened an inquiry into whether Trump was working on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin after then-FBI Director James Comey was fired by the U.S. president.

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“That story came from somebody who leaked it with an agenda,” Graham complained to Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday. “I’d like to know who leaked it because they have an agenda not very friendly to President Trump. And I, for one, don’t trust what I read in The New York Times.”

Graham said that he planned to grill FBI Director Christopher Wray on whether a counter-intelligence investigation into Trump was ever open.

“I find it astonishing,” he continued. “And, to me, it tells me a lot about the people running the FBI. I don’t trust them as far as I can throw them.”

“How could the FBI do that?” Graham concluded. “What kind of checks and balances are there?”

Watch the video below from Fox News.

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Critics of sweeping policy changes always make one huge mistake: Robert Reich

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In last Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg charged that Senator Bernie Sanders’ policy proposals would cost $50 trillion. Holy Indiana.

Larry Summers, formerly chief White House economic advisor for Barack Obama, puts the price tag at $60 trillion. “We are in a kind of new era of radical proposal,” he told CNN.

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Bernie Sanders campaign accepts apology from MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews: ‘We got to get past it’

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MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews on Monday apologized to the Bernie Sanders campaign after comparing his dominance in the first three states of the 2020 presidential nomination to the fall of France to the Nazis in World War II.

Sanders senior advisor Chuck Rocha was asked on Fox News for response.

"Look, we all get hot and say things in the moment, I'm glad Chris apologized," Rocha said. "We got to move on and get past it, I'm glad he said what he had to say, I'm tired of folks on Twitter fighting with each other, it's time to win this election."

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‘Breathtaking fiscal hypocrisy’ of the GOP may win Trump reelection: Nobel economist

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Donald Trump was blasted for his economic policies by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman -- who worries it just might work to get the president reelected.

"It may have slipped by you, but last week Donald Trump suggested that he may be about to give U.S. farmers — who have yet to see any benefits from his much-touted trade deal with China — another round of government aid," Krugman wrote in The New York Times. "This would be on top of the billions in farm aid that Trump has already delivered, costing taxpayers several times as much as Barack Obama’s auto bailout — a bailout Republicans fiercely denounced as 'welfare' and 'crony capitalism' at the time."

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