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Conservative writer predicts first GOP lawmaker to back impeachment is also going to challenge Trump in 2020

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On Saturday, Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) became the first Republican congressman to publicly push for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

But that may just be the first move from the conservative lawmaker against the Republican commander-in-chief.

For analysis, CNN anchor Ana Cabrera interviewed the Washington Examiner‘s Siraj Hasnmi.

“Is this the dam breaking with Republicans or is this someone who is thinking about a 2020 run?” Cabrera asked.

“I would agree that Justin Amash is thinking about a 2020 run.

The conservative did not think that Trump’s obstruction of justice — which was extensively documented in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report — meets the standard of high crimes and misdemeanors, leading him to conclude it must be about a potential crime.

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“You have to think that there is the ulterior motive that Amash has, and that is running for president,” he argued.

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Trump spokesperson goes down in flames up against progressive reporter: ‘All you do is lie!’

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President Donald Trump's spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany went down in flames up against Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks during a CNN panel Wednesday.

McEnany went on to try and spin the president as some sort of great leader for Black Americans. She said that the campaign is very "proud" of the president's record on issues involving people of color.

"He also just said he wouldn't change his position on the Central Park Five," cut in Cuomo.

McEnany tried to cut in, but Cuomo cut in. "Now, he said we'll leave it at that. Come on."

"Chris, you come — come on, you," McEnany shot back. "We've been talking about the Central Park Five and racism and all of these things going back to the 2016 election, problem -- American people didn't believe it."

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CNN analyst demolishes White House’s latest attempt to stonewall Congress: ‘There is no provision for this immunity’

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Ahead of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks being called to Congress to testify about former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation — during which she was, by all accounts, less than helpful — the Trump administration took the unprecedented step of advising Congress that Hicks was given "immunity" from talking to them by the president.

On CNN's "The Situation Room," national security analyst Shawn Turner demolished this legal strategy.

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John Dean explains the big mistake Hope Hicks made by stonewalling Congress

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Former White House counsel John Dean, a key figure in the Watergate scandal, said Wednesday on CNN that there was a serious flaw in the attempt to prevent longtime Trump confidant Hope Hicks from testifying to Congress.

White House lawyers have asserted that Hicks has absolute immunity and is not legally required to testify about her time as Trump's director of communications. Hicks testified Wednesday during a closed-door hearing before the House Judiciary Committee — where she reportedly refused to answer questions about her White House job.

"Privilege is not being asserted here. Instead, the White House says that Hicks has absolute immunity regarding the time that she spent at 1600 Pennsylvania. Does absolute immunity even exist? And if so, can you explain to me the difference between the two?" CNN host Brooke Baldwin asked Dean.

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