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Lindsey Graham and Jared Kushner in a clash over future of Middle East peace

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President Donald Trump’s son-in-law is the one assigned to solve Middle East peace during his term in office. But it seems now Jared Kushner is clashing with Trump pal, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC).

According to Axios, Graham is working to push Trump toward a two-state solution, but Jared has a tendency to favor Israel. In an interview with CNN, Kushner refused to say whether he supported the two-state option. Palestinians are skeptical of Kushner’s plan, as John Oliver pointed out Sunday.

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Kushner’s family once welcomed Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu, who slept at Kushner’s parents’ house in Jared’s bed. At the same time, Netanyahu has used his friendship with Trump as a way to promote himself among conservatives he needs for his reelection bid.

“If we have a peace, and there’s not a fear of people doing terrorism then all of a sudden we can really fend the borders and allow for much faster flow of goods and people,” Kushner told a room full of Middle East leaders about his peace plan.

Graham, on the other hand, said in a joint press conference in Jerusalem Tuesday that he plans to push Trump toward his idea.

“Although Trump said publicly last September that he supports a two-state solution, it is unclear if the U.S. peace plan will include this principle,” Axios explained. “The administration’s support of settlements in the West Bank is likely to make a two-state solution far more difficult.”

Meanwhile, the Israeli Embassy in Washington has been lobbying senators to stop using the words “two-state solution” in their agreements. Senators have refused.

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Sorry, GOP, the whole ‘my witness for your witness’ thing isn’t the law — it only casts doubt on you: Ex-prosecutor

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In an op-ed for the Washington Post, former federal prosecutor Joyce White Vance explained that the idea of "witness reciprocity" that Republicans seem to think exists, isn't actually a thing.

"Witness 'reciprocity' isn't a thing. So no, there can't be a Biden for every Bolton. Only testimony that bolsters or casts doubt on facts necessary to deciding on the articles of impeachment is relevant at trial," she wrote.

Her comment comes after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) decided that because Democrats want a first-hand witness to testify at the impeachment trial in the Senate. Cruz, wants someone that has nothing to do with President Donald Trump's obstruction of justice or his abuse of power, and instead is part of one of the president's conspiracy theories.

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Trump compares himself to Martin Luther King Jr. in message celebrating his own inauguration

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Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Americans often spend the day serving their community and volunteering in the spirit of Dr. King's question "what are you doing for others."

President Donald Trump answered that call by comparing himself to MLK, suggesting that he is a hero to the Black community.

"It was exactly three years ago today, January 20, 2017, that I was sworn into office. So appropriate that today is also MLK jr DAY. African-American Unemployment is the LOWEST in the history of our Country, by far. Also, best Poverty, Youth, and Employment numbers, ever. Great!" Trump tweeted.

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Trump White House would ‘block any attempt to include testimony from Lev Parnas’ in Senate trial: report

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Lev Parnas, the indicted one-time henchman for Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, has indicated that he is willing to testify under oath about his efforts to shake down the Ukrainian government to help President Donald Trump get reelected.

However, the Wall Street Journal reports that "White House officials would also block any attempt to include testimony from Lev Parnas in the Senate trial," although it's not clear on what legal grounds they could use to block his testimony, as Parnas was never a White House employee.

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