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If Democratic investigations of Trump lead to impeachment, ‘that’s the place we have to go’: Nancy Pelosi

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In a conference call with House Democrats on Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reportedly told her caucus that they should not rush into impeachment of President Donald Trump in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, and begin by pursuing additional investigations — but that if the facts of the investigation support impeaching the president, she would not stand in the way.

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“We don’t have to go to articles of impeachment to obtain the facts, the presentation of facts,” Pelosi said. But, if impeachment was the “place the facts take us, that’s the place we have to go.”

Since Mueller’s report detailed compelling evidence that Trump may have committed obstruction of justice to bury the Russia investigation, several Democrats, including presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), have called for impeachment. Thus far, Pelosi and other Democratic leaders have resisted the idea of immediately pushing for that route.


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Former four-star general speculates whistleblower scandal could involve Trump giving Putin an American

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It remains unclear exactly what were the issues cited by the whistleblower who expressed concern at actions of President Donald Trump as a threat to national security, at least one of which involved a promise the president allegedly made in a phone call with a foreign leader.

But former Gen. Barry McCaffrey had a chilling thought about what it could possibly be — and posted his speculation on Twitter:

SHEER SPECULATION. Is it possible that the WHISTLEBLOWER issue was Trump discussing with Putin handing over our former US Ambassador to Moscow Mike McFaul to Russian authorities? https://t.co/0PnQn0upiA

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House Judiciary Committee considering vote to hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt of Congress: report

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On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that the House Judiciary Committee is considering a vote to hold President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in contempt of Congress, after a lengthy hearing on Wednesday in which Lewandowski aggressively attacked members of the committee and admitted that he routinely lies to media outlets.

This development comes after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told members of her caucus that she supports holding Lewandowski in contempt.

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Georgia substitute teacher fired for allegedly putting students on racist list of ‘angels’ and ‘devils’

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On Thursday, the Daily Mail reported that a substitute teacher at Awtrey Middle School in Cobb County, Georgia has been fired after children complained that he was branding "black children as devils and white children as angels."

Students took pictures of the note and sent it to their parents, causing outrage.

"A substitute teacher was fired after school administration was made aware that the substitute composed two lists, one titled 'angels' and the other titled 'devils,'" said one school administrator. "The names of black and white students appeared in both columns."

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