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MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace breaks down how Donald Trump’s ‘terrible week just got worse’

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As President Donald Trump tours the southern border to push his wall, his political woes continued to grow as Nicolle Wallace explained on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” on Thursday.

“We will get to Donald Trump’s crisis and trip to the border — they didn’t want to take — in a minute, but breaking news this hour, Donald Trump’s terrible week just got worse,” she explained.

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“His one-time fixer and personal lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in public before the House Oversight Committee on February 7th — that’s four weeks from today,” she noted.

“Remember, Michael Cohen is the man who claims that Donald Trump directed an illegal hush money scheme in the months before the election to pay off women he had relationships with,” Wallace continued.

Nick Confessore, political reporter for The New York Times, added his thoughts on the importance of the hearing.

“To speak in the president’s language, it’s going to be ‘yuge’ this year,” he joked. “It’s going to have blockbuster ratings because everyone wants to hear what Cohen has to say in public.”

“This could be a stage for him to spill his guts,” Confessore said.

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AG Bill Barr will ‘try to interfere’ in the 2020 election to re-elect Trump: MSNBC national affairs analyst

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Attorney General William Barr will use the Department of Justice to "try to interfere" in the 2020 presidential election to re-elect Donald Trump, MSNBC's national affairs analyst predicted on Tuesday.

John Heilemann was interviewed by Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC's "The Last Word."

"The attorney general, from the moment he walked into this job, has behaved in a -- as a ruthless, relentless political hack and a thug and who has behaved not as attorney general of the United States," Heilemann said.

"He made a travesty of the Mueller report and continues to lie on Donald Trump's behalf at every opportunity," he added.

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Trump welcomed Russia’s Sergey Lavrov to the White House — to humiliate us all

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Despite the fact that President Donald Trump still refuses to have Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Washington for an officials meeting — a topic at the center of the scandal driving Trump’s impeachment — the White House hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday.

And while Lavrov was honored with his second private Oval Office meeting (the first one was a cataclysmic disaster) and a press conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the foreign minister took his opportunity here to repeatedly humiliate the United States.

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United States, Mexico, Canada finalize Donald Trump’s USMCA trade deal

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The United States, Mexico and Canada signed a deal Tuesday to finalize their new trade agreement, paving the way to ratification after more than two years of arduous negotiations.

However, the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the US Senate would likely delay Congressional ratification of the agreement until next year, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

In reality, it is the second time the three countries have triumphantly announced the conclusion of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the deal meant to replace the 25-year-old NAFTA, which President Donald Trump complains has been "a disaster" for the US.

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