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Federal prosecutors are combing through a massive treasure trove of Trump inauguration documents: CNN

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Prosecutors at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York are combing through a giant stash of documents related to President Donald Trump’s inauguration, reports CNN’s Kara Scannell.

According to Scannell, prosecutors in New York have obtained “tens of thousands” of inauguration-related documents, which she describes as “a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances is advancing.”

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The documents were handed over in response to what Scannell describes as a “wide-ranging subpoena” that was issued back in February that encompassed the Trump inauguration committee’s finances, vendors, and donors.

Among other things, prosecutors are examining whether any of the inauguration’s $107 million in funds came from foreign sources, which would be a clear violation of campaign finance laws. Additionally, SDNY is looking at whether the committee broke the law by evading reporting requirements for payments made to certain individuals.

During an appearance on CNN Monday afternoon, Scannell said that the investigation still appears to be in its early stages, as attorneys at SDNY have yet to interview any of the inaugural committee members who were in charge of its finances.

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Trump goes after Fox News’ Chris Wallace after Shep Smith departure

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President Donald Trump appears to be waging his own war against Fox News hosts that report the factual news and not opinions.

Friday, longtime Fox newsman Shep Smith was officially released from his contract, at his request and fellow Fox staffers are warning it's only the beginning. But now, it seems the president is seeing his sights on ridding the network of anyone who doesn't parrot his policies, politics, talking points or dares to fact-check him.

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Robert Reich walks through all the ways Trump is selling America to foreign powers for his own personal profit

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Notorious class warrior Robert Reich wrote a sharp attack of President Donald Trump for his international policies that are doing nothing more than scoring him personal cash and power.

Writing for The Guardian, Reich called Trump "the most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history," saying that the president has been "selling America to foreign powers for his own personal benefit."

While Trump promised during the 2016 election that he would "bring troops home," it was likely assumed that Trump meant the decades-long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The work on the ground in Syria was mostly being done by Kurdish allies and not American soldiers. The number of troops on the ground in Syria, prior to Turkey beginning their bombing campaign, was relatively low.

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Fox News staff warns of an ‘exodus’ as consequence of Shep Smith resignation

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Fox Newsman Shep Smith had been working on splitting from Fox News for some time, according to a statement he released Friday. That moment finally came this week when he unexpectedly announced he was leaving the network.

As CNN reported Smith's departure is only the beginning.

"It feels like death in the news division," said one senior Fox employee. The source explained that many staffers were "shocked" at the news, and some were crying. "At least we had him."

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