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‘Are you referring to me or the president?’ Cohen laughs in the face of GOP congressman who called him a liar

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President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen outright laughed in the face of Republican Congressman Paul Gosar after the representative accused Cohen of being a liar.

Gosar accused Cohen of violating attorney-client privilege with his testimony, and said he had no credibility.

“You’re a pathological liar,” he said. “You don’t know truth from falsehood.”

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“Sir, I’m sorry. Are you referring to me or the president?” Cohen asked, laughing. Gosar went ballistic.

“Hey, this is my time,” Gosar shouted as Cohen continued to laugh. “When I ask for a question, I’ll ask for an answer.”

“Sure,” said a grinning Cohen, as Gosar, like many of his Republican colleagues before him during the hearing, began rambling on about conspiracy theories.


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California bill to establish nation’s second public bank applauded as ‘historic challenge to Wall Street domination’

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"If California is serious about addressing racial and income inequities, we must create a banking system that centers people not profits."

In a move advocacy groups celebrated as a "historic challenge to Wall Street domination of municipal finances," a pair of California state lawmakers on Thursday unveiled legislation that would establish the nation's second publicly-owned bank and empower the institution to lend to businesses and local governments fighting to stay afloat amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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What is China doing to stop Beijing’s new coronavirus outbreak?

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Over 1,000 flights have been cancelled, schools shut and residents urged not to leave Beijing, as Chinese authorities race to contain a fresh outbreak linked to the capital's largest wholesale food market.

The number of confirmed cases in the capital has shot up to 137 within the last week after two months of no cases, and four other provinces have revealed cases linked to the Beijing cluster.

How did the outbreak begin, and what measures are Beijing taking to contain it?

- What is the origin of the cluster? -

Beijing had turned into a virtual fortress at the height of the pandemic, with people arriving from other regions or countries required to undergo quarantines.

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Democrats and Never-Trumpers gaming out ‘doomsday scenarios’ if president refuses to leave office: report

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According to a report in the New York Times, Democratic strategists and Never-Trumper conservatives fear Donald Trump will refuse to leave office should he lose in November and are making plans and figuring out their legal options should such an unprecedented state of affairs come to pass.

The report, by the Times' Reid Epstein, begins with one such possible scenario.

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