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Senate GOP caves to Donald Trump Jr, gives him ‘deal’ to testify on his own terms

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On Tuesday, Maggie Haberman of The New York Times reported that Senate Republicans struck a “deal” with Donald Trump Jr., agreeing to his demands to comply with the subpoena by the Senate Intelligence Committee:

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It is unclear what the Intelligence Committee stands to gain from making this deal, as the law clearly requires Trump Jr. comply with the subpoena unconditionally. But the committee’s chairman, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), has been under intense pressure from allies of President Donald Trump for issuing the subpoena.

Heightened scrutiny has fallen on Trump Jr. as a result of his prior testimony to Congress that he had extremely limited involvement in the proposed Trump Tower Moscow deal. Subsequent evidence, including from the president’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, flatly contradicts what he said under oath.


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It’s Donald Trump vs Joe Biden: Associate Press reports former VP has clinched the DNC nomination

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The 2020 general election campaign between two top parties has unofficially been set.

"Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest," the AP reported Friday. "The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, ended his campaign in April. But Biden pulled together the 1,991 delegates needed to become the nominee after seven states and the District of Columbia held presidential primaries Tuesday."

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Trump retweets right-wing video attacking George Floyd’s character — hours after calling it a ‘great day’ for Floyd

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On Friday, President Donald Trump retweeted a video from right-wing commentator Glenn Beck, which appeared to question the wisdom of calling George Floyd a "hero" — and concurring with Black GOP commentator Candace Owens, who said it "sickens me" he is being "held up as a martyr."

Disgusting. pic.twitter.com/JCJWEFYZww

— David Gura (@davidgura) June 6, 2020

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