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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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Pelosi claims enough evidence to impeach Trump — but suggests more witnesses may testify

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi believes congressional investigators have uncovered enough evidence to impeach President Donald Trump -- but she suggested their inquiry isn't finished.

The California Democrat told reporters Thursday that Trump had obviously abused his office by attempting to pressure Ukraine into investigating political rival Joe Biden.

"The evidence is clear that the president -- the president -- has used his office for his own personal gain," Pelosi said.

Pelosi lamented that "Republicans are in denial about the facts," saying "the sad tragedy of all of this is the behavior of the president and the defense of that behavior by the Republicans.”

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Former conservative insider reveals the terrifying right-wing media bubble protecting Trump from impeachment

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David Frum, a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and a one-time insider in the conservative movement, explains in his latest column for The Atlantic how President Donald Trump is being saved from impeachment by a right-wing media ecosystem that doesn't allow its viewers to hear any contradictory facts.

In particular, Frum points to Rep. Devin Nunes's (R-CA) bizarre, conspiratorial rants during the impeachment inquiry to demonstrate the astonishing power that right-wing misinformation has on American political discourse.

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Nearly everyone Trump touches eventually becomes a witness against his crimes: former NY assistant attorney general

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According to the former assistant attorney general for the state of New York, virtually anyone who comes in close contact with Donald Trump has the potential to be a witness against him one day because, in the long run, he treats everyone poorly.

Writing at the Washington Post, Tristan Snell -- who led the investigation against Trump that eventually led to a $25 million settlement between President Trump and students of his now-shuttered Trump University --  said Trump has a history of leaving disgruntled staffers and aides in his wake.

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