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Herman Cain to withdraw nomination after GOP senators turn their backs on him: report

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On Thursday evening, ABC News reported that Herman Cain is expected to withdraw from consideration to be nominated to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

Cain, a former pizza executive turned Tea Party activist with a history of controversial comments and sexual harassment allegations, was widely panned as unqualified, and speculated to be an attempt by President Donald Trump to stack the central bank with loyalists who would support Trump’s short-term economic agenda.

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Even without having yet been formally nominated, Cain drew criticism from GOP senators. At least four so far say they will not back his nomination, including Sens. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Cory Gardner (R-CO),  Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Mitt Romney (R-UT) — depriving him of the votes he needs to be approved.

Cain is expected to publicly announce his withdrawal in the coming days.


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Marine Corps unit busted planning to hold a party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort: report

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President Donald Trump is facing yet another corruption scandal after a Marine Corps unit was caught planning to hold a party at the commander-in-chief's Mar-a-Lago resort.

"At a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump Organization properties is fueling political battles, a U.S. Marine Corps reserve unit stationed in South Florida hopes to hold an annual ball at a venue that could profit the commander-in-chief," the Miami Herald reported Thursday.

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Internet blown away by Giuliani’s ‘pants-sh*tting panic’ freak out on CNN’s Cuomo

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani received harsh reviews of his Thursday evening appearance on CNN with anchor Chris Cuomo.

Many people worried about Giuliani's mental health after watching the interview.

Here is some of what people were saying about Trump's defense attorney.

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Maddow is visibly shocked Trump is claiming in court the president can’t even be investigated

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The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC was flabbergasted by the latest court moves by President Donald Trump as he continues to hide his tax returns from investigators.

The host noted the ongoing legal battle Trump is waging to keep his accounting firm, Mazars, from handing over eight years of his tax returns to New York state investigators.

The host was shocked by the headline on the front-page of The Washington Post website.

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