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Trump may have committed at least 8 crimes that have nothing to do with Russia: Ethics watchdog

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Government ethics watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) on Monday issued a blistering report laying out evidence that President Donald Trump has committed multiple crimes during both the 2016 presidential campaign and during his time in the Oval Office.

In all, CREW claims that there is “compelling evidence” that Trump has committed up to eight criminal offenses over the past three years.

Among the crimes they allege Trump may have committed include causing National Enquirer parent company American Media, Inc. to make an illegal campaign donation to former mistress Karen McDougal; causing his campaign to file false reports with the Federal Elections Commission; and conspiracy to defraud the United States “by undermining the lawful function of the FEC and/or violating federal campaign finance law related to ‘hush money’ payments, false statements, and cover-ups of reimbursement payments to Cohen made by the Trump Organization.”

CREW Executive Director Noah Bookbinder said that the report shows the president has significant criminal exposure — and that’s without even talking about potential obstruction of justice charges for his efforts to undermine criminal investigations into him and his associates.

“There has already been significant attention to the President’s possible exposure for obstruction of justice, but it is deeply troubling to discover that he also may have been personally involved in a whole other set of criminal offenses for causing or accepting illegal campaign contributions and then covering up those payments,” he said.

Read the full report here.

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Trump thinks he can create his own healthcare law that will take the issue off the table for Democrats

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One of the significant issues Republicans lost on in 2018 was their nearly decade-long crusade to unmake the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

This week Trump will announce that he's running for president again, and he promises a surprise announcement while there. While it's unclear what he intends for the surprise, one thing he is talking about is a better healthcare law than the Democratic one.

According to The New York Times, Trump is "vowing to issue the plan within a month or two, reviving a campaign promise with broad consequences for next year’s contest."

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Donald Trump whines: ‘My life has always been a fight’

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The full interview with President Donald Trump finally aired on ABC Sunday, revealing the shocking way that he views his life.

Trump lamented that he's had such a hard life, as the son of multi-millionaires who paid to get him out of trouble multiple times.

"You're a fighter. You, you, it feels like you're in a constant kind of churn--" host George Stephanopoulos began.

"Yeah, uh, my life has always been a fight," Trump said. "And I enjoy that I guess, I don't know if I enjoy it or not, I guess -- sometimes I have false fights like the Russian witch hunt. That's a false fight. That's a made-up, uh, hoax. And I had to fight that."

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The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report

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President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.

A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.

“He campaigned saying that he would be a good friend to LGBT people,” James Esseks, director of the ACLU’s LGBT and HIV Project, told VOX. "Actions speak far louder than words. And what he's done has been a wreck."

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