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George Conway points out ‘critical’ phrasing in Barr summary that shows Trump may not have been cleared of collusion

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In a back and forth on Twitter over media coverage of Attorney General  Bill Barr’s summary of Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible illegal activities in Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, the husband of counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway noted the very specific phrasing used by Barr that seems to indicate the president is not in the clear when it comes to collusion with the Russians.

Responding to a tweet imploring Reuters to “please distinguish between no ‘evidence’ and ‘not enough evidence to make a finding,'” in a recent article, conservative attorney George Conway added his two cents by noting what AG Barr failed to plainly and clearly state.

In a Twitter post, Conway agreed with the Reuters critic and observed, “Yes, please do. It’s a critical distinction, and one not hard to understand. If Mueller had used the words ‘no evidence of a conspiracy or coordination’ (i.e., no collusion), you can be damned sure Barr would have quoted those words. But Mueller didn’t, and Barr didn’t.”

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BUSTED: Ex-GOP state chairman was arrested — for the second time in two weeks

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On Friday, Idaho GOP chairman Jonathan Parker, who stepped down prior to being arrested for stalking, was arrested again. This time Parker was arrested for trespassing.

"Officers made contact with that man and identified him as Parker. Further investigation revealed that there is an active protection order between Parker and a woman living nearby — his estranged wife — and Parker was then arrested and charged with felony stalking. During his arraignment, the judge issued a issued a no-contact order, which bars Parker from getting within 500 feet of his wife," a report from the Idaho Statesman said.

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Impeachment is no longer about ‘registering outrage’ — it’s now about ‘averting an ongoing crisis’: columnist

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President Donald Trump continues to defy presidential norms.

Boston Globe’s Michael A. Cohen wrote that Trump's behavior would be laughable if it weren't so dangerous for Americans. Cohen explained that in one week, President Trump has shown to put his interest above the U.S.

Trump started the week by telling ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that he would take dirt on a rival from foreign operatives. He also downplayed the threat of North Korea.

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Trump expert Tony Schwartz reveals ‘all you need to know’ about the president

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The co-author of the president's 1987 autobiography Trump: The Art of the Deal on Friday revealed "all you need to know" about the commander-in-chief.

Tony Schwartz offered advice on how to respond to Trump as his behavior becomes even more erratic.

"As we all know, Trump is shameless and compulsive liar. Here's the solution: ignore everything he says -- everything," Schwartz counseled.

"Don't waste any energy in outrage," he continued.

"Just know nothing he says is ever true," Schwartz said. "That's all you need to know."

https://twitter.com/tonyschwartz/status/1139681718175014912

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