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Rep. Matt Gaetz now under investigation by Florida Bar over Cohen intimidation tweet

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is now under investigation by the Florida Bar after he appeared to intimidate Michael Cohen right before his Congressional testimony in a tweet.

“If rules have been violated, The Florida Bar will vigorously pursue appropriate discipline by the Florida Supreme Court. The Florida Bar takes its responsibility of regulating lawyer conduct very seriously,” spokesperson Francine Walker said in a statement to The Daily Beast.

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Walker said that the Bar is “quite aware of [Gaetz’s] comments…and we have opened an investigation.”

On Tuesday, Gaetz tweeted out about Cohen’s wife and other personal relationships. He was scrutinized and his tweet was seen as “witness intimidation.”

Gaetz later denied that it was not intimidation and instead said that it was “witness testing.”

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Amy Klobuchar wins endorsement in first in the nation primary from the New Hampshire Union Leader newspaper

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) received a big endorsement on Saturday evening when her 2020 bid was endorsed by the New Hampshire Union Leader newspaper.

"If there is to be any realistic challenge to Trump in November, the Democratic nominee needs to have a proven and substantial record of accomplishment across party lines, an ability to unite rather than divide, and the strength and stamina to go toe-to-toe with the Tweeter-in-Chief," the newspaper wrote. "That would be U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. She is sharp and witty, with a commanding understanding of both history and the inner workings of Capitol Hill."

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Wake Forest slammed for inadequate response to threatening emails labeled ‘white supremacist terrorism’

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Tensions remain high at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC after emails considered "white supremacist terrorism" threatened the school.

"Three months after a set of anonymous, threatening, racist, antisemitic and homophobic emails sent a wave of fear through the sociology department at Wake Forest University, the department chairman says he's still waiting for university leaders to announce a meaningful response," the Associated Press reported Saturday."

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Economists warn Trump policies will result in lost jobs and lower wages for American workers

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The 20-year-old San Diego bakery Con Pane Rustic Breads & Cafe went out of business this month after an audit by US authorities found immigrants working there illegally.

In April, a small Nebraska town lost a potato processing plant, and the local revenue it generated, in the wake of an immigration raid on its facilities. A restaurant in New York appears to have suffered similar fate in August.

Farmers say they are planting less, turning to automation, eliminating some crops, leaving them to rot in the field or contemplating selling out of the business altogether -- all because they cannot find enough immigrant labor.

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