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Trump biographer: Donald Trump has been involved with ‘mob guys’ his entire life

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President Donald Trump biographer, David Cay Johnston, said that the president has a history of working with “mob guys” during a Wednesday interview with CNN host Erin Burnett.

Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-CA) has said that investigations into Trump’s finance will proceed and that Congress would not be bullied by the president. Trump responded by calling the investigations “presidential harassment.”

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“Investigators in New York have been aware of Donald Trump and have been looking at him for decades. You’ve obviously investigated him as well. Is there anything they will find now that they didn’t find before?” Burnett asked.

“They weren’t really looking before. I mean, as I point out in my biography, Donald Trump was involved up to his eyeballs with a major international cocaine trafficker and did things that made no sense. Donald has been involved with mob guys, tax cheating his entire life. Donald has beaten four grand juries in the past, though. He is very good at getting around law enforcement.”

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Trump complained about Obama’s Hanukkah party — yet did it even worse himself

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President Donald Trump held the official White House Hanukkah party weeks before the holiday was slated to begin on Dec. 22.

Ironically, however, in 2011, Trump attacked President Barack Obama for holding an early Hanukkah party because he would be in Hawaii for the family's annual Christmas celebration.

"Why was the Hanukah celebration held in the White House two weeks early? @BarackObama wants to vacation in Hawaii in late December. Sad," Trump tweeted.

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Just a few years later when it was his turn to hold a White House Hanukkah party, Trump did it even earlier than Obama. In 2011, Obama held his party one week before the "eight crazy nights" began. Trump's party is 11 days out from Hanukkah. Trump lit the candles anyway.

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Israel heads for third election in a year as deadline to form government expires

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Israel is heading for an unprecedented third election within a year after a deadline to create a coalition government ran out at midnight local time on Wednesday and parliament was dissolved.

The prospect of a new election prolongs a political stalemate that has paralysed the government and undermined many citizens' faith in the democratic process.

Initial elections in April were inconclusive and a September re-run of the vote left Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief challenger Benny Gantz short of securing the required parliamentary majority to form a government.

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‘Flashback much?’: Senator mocked for saying IG report made him feel like he had ‘dropped acid’

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“About 25 percent of the way through it I thought I dropped acid. It’s surreal.”

A prominent Republican Senator is getting his own special due process on social media after using his precious time to question U.S. Dept. of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz by saying reading the 434 page report on the FBI's Russia investigation was like dropping acid.

U.S. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) admitted to Horowitz on Wednesday that he had not finished reading the lengthy document but was about 70 percent done. He also appeared to be trying to make the infractions about FISA warrants committed by FBI agents to be seen as unprecedented and historically offensive, in an attempt to serve President Donald Trump by damaging the reputation of the FBI.

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