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Steve Mnuchin could be held in contempt of Congress over Trump tax return flub

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A senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee is warning that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin could be held in contempt of Congress for the Trump administration’s “stonewalling” on the president’s tax returns.

Politico reported that Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, slammed the administration for missing its Wednesday deadline to deliver Donald Trump’s tax returns to the panel.

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Pascrell added that Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Chuck Rettig should consider stepping down over the move.

The New Jersey Democrat made the suggestion after Mnuchin’s appearance before Congress earlier in the week that included a verbal sparring match with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) after he attempted to cut his Financial Services Committee hearing short.

“I want to take a look at contempt of Congress here,” Pascrell said, “because the way Mnuchin talked and the way he writes, he’s very dismissive of the legislative branch of government, particularly if that part of the legislative branch of government is controlled by the Democratic Party.”

Congress, the legislator added, must defend its Constitutional prerogatives.

Pascrell added that Commissioner Rettig should consider stepping down after Mnuchin, and not the IRS, responded to the committee’s request for the president’s tax returns.

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During his two days of testimony on Capitol Hill this week, numerous Democratic members of Congress told Rettig that “Treasury secretaries have long deferred to the head of the IRS on these matters.” Nonetheless, the Commissioner retained his defense that Treasury supervises the IRS.

“Now that IRS commissioner must stand up for America,” Pascrell said, “or maybe he should leave his job if he can’t.”

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Saturday Night Live mocks Trump as an unpopular dork at high school after disastrous NATO Summit

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday ridiculed President Donald Trump after he was laughed at by world leaders during a NATO Summit in London.

The skit featured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emanuel Macron as the cool kids at the NATO cafeteria, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempts to join their cliche.

Trump asked to sit at their table, but they suggested he sit with Latvia.

They said the seat was for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was then invited to join the cool kids table.

The skit included Johnson taping an "impeach me" sign to Trump's back.

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Watch a band in cow costumes sing about Devin Nunes at White House impeachment protest

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Protesters clad in full-body furry costumes sang about Rep. Devin Nunes during a Saturday protest at the White House.

The protesters were dressed as cattle after the Fresno Republican sued a fake cow Twitter, @DevinCow.

The protesters changed the lyrics to the hit 1958 Chuck Berry song "Johnny B. Goode" to "Devin Nunes."

Video of the protested was posted to Twitter by Democratic strategist Parkhomenko, who was targeted by Nunes in one of his lawsuits.

The lyrics to the 1958 Champs song "Tequila" were changed to "subpoenas."

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Shocking photos document the devastating flooding pummeling San Francisco

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San Francisco was battered by a heavy winter storm on Saturday that caused localized flooding throughout the city.

"A low pressure system off the Northern California coast Saturday hurled bans of strong downpours into the Bay Area, triggering a flood warning for San Francisco," KPIX-TV reported.

"San Francisco Muni officials tweeted that train service between West Portal to Embarcadero Station had been shut down due to flooding. Several streets were flooded in San Francisco’s western neighborhood including knee-high water at 15th Ave and Wawona," the station noted.

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