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Trump trashes Mueller and Democrats’ ‘bullsh*t’ investigations in manic CPAC rant

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During his speech at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference, President Donald Trump used the term “bullsh*t” to describe investigations into his alleged corruption.

After deriding “Little Schifty” Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Trump took aim at the House Democrats investigating him.

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“We had people that lost, and unfortunately you put the wrong people in a couple of positions, and they leave people for a long time that should not be there,” the president told the CPAC crowd. “All of a sudden, they are trying to take you out with bullsh*t, ok? With bullsh*t”

He then took aim at his former attorney general, Jeff Sessions, for appointing special counsel Robert Mueller.

“Now, Robert Mueller never received a vote, and neither did the person that appointed him,” Trump said.

Affecting a fake Southern accent, the president imitated Sessions, saying “I am going to recuse myself.”

“Why the hell did he not tell me that before I put him in?” Trump said. “How do you recuse yourself? But the person who appointed Robert Mueller never received a vote.”

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As journalists Nick Gillespie and Matt Lewis noted on Twitter, the “bullsh*t” moment was far from the only time the president used expletives during the speech.

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Lev Parnas is afraid of Bill Barr — and he should be

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Lev Parnas recently told Rachel Maddow that he’s more afraid of Attorney General Bill Barr than he is of the mobbed-up foreign oligarchs he has betrayed. Barr, after all, can weaponize our prisons to punish Parnas.

“Am I scared?” he said. “Yes, because I think I’m more scared of our own Justice Department than these criminals right now.”

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Lev Parnas’s lawyer declared ‘open war’ on AG Bill Barr during Maddow interview: attorney

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The attorney for Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas appears to be using a novel legal strategy, attorney Luppe Luppen explained on Friday.

Joseph Bondy, the attorney for Parnas, was interviewed Friday evening by Rachel Maddow, following the day's end of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Luppen, who offers legal analysis on his popular @nycsouthpaw Twitter account, came to a conclusion that seemed to surprise him after watching the interview.

"I’ve never seen a lawyer sit on a cable panel show and make that much news," Luppen wrote.

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Democratic prosecutors wrap up case against Trump

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Democratic prosecutors on Friday wrapped up three days of arguments for seeking Donald Trump's removal from office, as the US president's lawyers prepared to take their turn presenting his defense in the Senate's historic impeachment trial.

For a final eight-hour stretch, the 100 senators listened as Democrats argued that Trump abused the power of the presidency in pressuring Ukraine to launch investigations that would help him politically and then sought to block efforts by Congress to investigate.

Democrats said they had met the burden of proof as they warned Republicans that Trump would remain a grave danger to the nation if left in office.

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