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Anonymous GOPer whines that Justin Amash is making his life harder by discussing Trump’s impeachable conduct

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An anonymous Republican lawmaker bitterly complained to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa on Monday that Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) is making his life harder by discussing President Donald Trump’s impeachable conduct.

Shortly after Amash posted a blistering takedown of his own party’s talking points against impeaching Trump, a House Republican told Costa that he is “the opposite of enthused about Rep. Amash’s statements” — a view that he says “is widely shared in the conference.”

CNBC’s John Harwood then asked Costa if the lawmaker gave any justification for being upset at Amash.

“Few House Republicans want to get out on a limb against POTUS,” Costa replied. “The way he explained it: people have grumbles about certain aspects of the president’s conduct, but don’t ever want to go to war with the person who they think is key to their own reelection.”

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Trump’s 2020 campaign strategy is familiar: Troll the libs!

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Late on Tuesday, I got an email from an unusual source. A reporter for the conservative publication the Washington Examiner asked if I'd be interested in sharing thoughts on Joe Biden's history of joking "about 'locking up your daughters'" and on "Biden's view of women and gender relations." This was in light of my previous criticisms of Biden's apparent condescension towards girls and women, and his pockmarked history on gender relations in general.

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Cory Booker rips Biden for praising racist senators: ‘You don’t joke about calling black men boys’

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) blasted Joe Biden for praising two segregationist senators he'd served with as a lawmaker.

The former vice president and current Democratic presidential frontrunner reminisced about his relationship with Mississippi Democrat James Eastland and Georgia Democrat Herman Talmadge, two notoriously racist senators during the Civil Rights era, reported The Hill.

“At least there was some civility, we got things done," Biden said, recalling that Eastland had never called him "boy." "We didn't agree on much of anything. We got things done, we got it finished."

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Most Republican voters admit to feeling ‘embarrassed’ and ‘exhausted’ by Trump’s comments

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Some diehard supporters of President Donald Trump have asserted that they admire the fact that he is so unapologetic about his rhetoric and his actions. But according to a new Pew Research survey, most Republican or Republican-leaning voters admit that they sometimes feel “embarrassed” or “concerned” about things that Trump says.

According to Pew, 53% of Republican or Republican-leaning voters say they sometimes feel “embarrassed” by Trump’s comments — while 59% are sometimes “concerned” by them. Some of the adjectives Pew ran by GOP or GOP-leaning voters were even stronger, including “angry,” “exhausted” and “frightened.”

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