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Trump Jr. is considering three options for dealing with subpoena

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According to a report from USA Today, associates of Donald Trump Jr. claim he has no plans to speak before the Senate Intelligence Committee, after receiving a subpoena from chair Richard Burr (R-NC), and that he is exploring his options.

In a profile on the uproar that Burr created when he called for the son of President Donald Trump to appear and face questioning from Senate investigators, the report notes that Don Jr. may defy the subpoena.

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“A source familiar with the subpoena said that Trump Jr. is considering three options for dealing with the order, none of which involve going to the Hill to testify,” USA Today reports.

According to the report, the president’s son might be willing to face being held in contempt of Congress — similar to a move recently made by Attorney General Bill Barr.

“One option is to ignore it entirely and let the GOP-led panel decide if they want to vote to hold him in contempt of Congress, a move the source expected would be unlikely to make it through the Republican majority in the full Senate, even if it did pass the Intelligence Committee,” the report states.

The president’s son is also considering invoking his “Fifth Amendment right to refuse to answer questions that lead to self-incrimination,” the report continues, adding that his third option is might involve trying to negotiate a compromise where he would answer questions — but only in written form meaning he would not have to appear in a public hearing.

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CNBC anchors argue on air: ‘100,000 people died… all you did was try to help your friend the president’

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CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin on Wednesday accused co-anchor Joe Kernen of providing political help to President Donald Trump instead of reporting factual news about the coronavirus pandemic.

Kernen appeared to get under Sorkin's skin by dismissing questions about the relatively quick market comeback as the rest of the economy suffers in the midst of the pandemic.

"Joe, you missed [the stock market] 100% on the way down and you missed 100,000 deaths," Sorkin said. "So we can have this debate back and forth and you can try and question the questions I'm asking."

"Hold on!" Sorkin shouted when Kernen tried to interrupt him.

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A closer look at Trump COVID contractors reveals inexperience, fraud accusations and a weapons dealer operating out of someone’s house

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A firm set up by a former telemarketer who once settled federal fraud charges for $2.7 million. A vodka distributor accused in a pending lawsuit of overstating its projected sales. An aspiring weapons dealer operating out of a single-family home.

These three privately held companies are part of the new medical supply chain, offered a total of almost $74 million by the federal government to find and rapidly deliver vital protective equipment and COVID-19 testing supplies across the U.S. While there’s no evidence that they obtained their deals through political connections, none of the three had to bid against competing firms. One has already lost its contract for lack of performance; it’s unclear if the other two can fulfill their orders on time, or at all.

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The View’s Meghan McCain calls for cops to be charged for ‘blatant murder’ of George Floyd

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"The View" co-host Meghan McCain called for charges against the Minneapolis police officers over the fatal arrest of George Floyd.

The four officers lost their jobs over the death, which prompted widespread protests that were met with tear gas and other violent tactics from police.

"There was huge amounts of protesters that took to the streets last night, and I think people are sitting in their homes and seeing what is blatantly a murder of a man on camera, and George Floyd, I watched the entire video," McCain said. "I know we didn't want to show the entire thing, but it's very graphic. It's very violent."

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