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Jared Kushner slurred slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a ‘terrorist’: Michael Wolff book

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Jared Kushner slurred slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a “terrorist” during an off-the-record conversation with a reporter, according to a new book.

Michael Wolff claims in his forthcoming book, “Siege,” that Kushner — a senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law — denied Khashoggi was a journalist and excused his murder by Saudi intelligence, reported Vanity Fair.

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“This guy was the link between certain factions in the royal family and Osama (bin Laden),” Kushner said, according to Wolff. “We know that. A journalist? Come on. This was a terrorist masquerading as a journalist.”

Kushner is close to Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who is believed to have ordered the brutal October 2018 murder of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who lived in the United States.

“I think he’s complicit in the murder of Mr. Khashoggi to the highest level possible,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) after meeting with CIA director Gina Haspel to discuss the slaying.

Khashoggi was from a prominent Saudi family and had once been the royal family’s spokesman, and he had interviewed bin Laden many times since the early 1980s.

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Ukraine begged Trump to raise issue of their captive sailors with Putin — he didn’t and Russia state TV gloated

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The ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is being painted by Congress and the press against the backdrop of the ongoing war between Russia and the Ukraine.

As more and more sworn deposition transcripts are released, researchers are able to link up the testimony of events with real-time reactions, giving us a remarkable insight into the implications of foreign policy decisions.

Investigative journalist Julia Davis flagged one key part of testimony in the transcript released of the deposition by Ukraine embassy political officer David Holmes.

The transcript reveals Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the former federal prosecutor who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, interviewing Holmes about Ukraine's desperation to set up a meeting with Trump.

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‘Something nefarious going on’: Obama deputy chief of staff doesn’t buy White House claims on Trump’s health

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The deputy chief of staff for operations in the Obama administration broke down on Monday why the White House claims on President Donald Trump's surprise Saturday visit to Walter Reed Hospital.

Jim Messina, who also was the campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, was interviewed Monday on MSNBC's "The Last Word" by anchor Lawrence O'Donnell.

O'Donnell noted the note the White House physician sent to White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham:

[caption id="attachment_1563602" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Memorandum from Dr. Sean Conley to Stephanie Grisham.[/caption]

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Trump doctor denies the president underwent any ‘neurologic evaluations’ at Walter Reed Hospital

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The physician to the president claimed that President Donald Trump did not undergo "neurologic" evaluations during a surprise visit to Walter Reed Hospital.

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham released a picture of a memorandum from Dr. Sean Conley, which was printed on "Office of the Press Secretary" letterhead.

The memo was sent to Grisham.

On Saturday, Grisham had claimed the purpose of the visit was to conduct a "partial" physical. Dr. Conley referred to the visit as an "interim check up."

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