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Mitch McConnell warned to pass 9/11 survivor bill — or else: ‘We’re going to make your life miserable’

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Appearing on MSNBC as the House was about to vote on a bill that would extend benefits to survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attack, one of the prime movers of the bill — along with former Daily Show host Jon Stewart — warned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to get all of his GOP members to approve the bill or face his wrath.

Speaking with Andrea Mitchell, John Feal, who heads the Feelgood Foundation, drew a line in the sand for McConnell.

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“We are talking about we have 300-plus co-sponsors,” Feal explained about the House bill. “We had 290 in 2015. Let’s talk about the 100 cosponsors that are not. Let’s talk about those when we hit the Senate that we’ll get on board. We want to go home and farm … we want to get out and want to be left alone.”

“If Mitch McConnell or anybody in the Senate plays games, myself and my team and Jon Stewart, we come back and make their lives miserable. We are not going to apologize for that — they work for us. Mitch McConnell is in charge of 99 people and the speaker is in charge of 44 people — they’re working for us.”

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‘Your hair is fabricated’: Trump blasted as a ‘dictator desperate to hold onto power’ after his ‘admission of guilt’ tweet

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President Donald Trump was clearly fixated on the impeachment inquiry, with his official Twitter account blasting out a dozen different attacks into his administration's solicitation of foreign election interference.

Trump started his morning on Twitter with a traditional Veterans' Day welcome but quickly began tweeting about the vaping industry, the election loss by Gov. Matt Bevin (R-KY), one day after a Trump rally and who won the Schwab Cup golf tournament.

But impeachment was clearly his obsession on Monday.

Shifty Adam Schiff will only release doctored transcripts. We haven’t even seen the documents and are restricted from (get this) having a lawyer. Republicans should put out their own transcripts! Schiff must testify as to why he MADE UP a statement from me, and read it to all!

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Deval Patrick considering a last-minute presidential bid: report

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Yet another Democrat is considering a late entry into the 2020 presidential campaign.

"Former Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts has told Democratic officials that he is considering making a last-minute entry into the 2020 presidential race, according to two Democrats with knowledge of the conversations, the latest evidence of how unsettled the party’s presidential primary is less than three months before the Iowa caucuses," The New York Times reported Monday.

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‘Vote my conscience on Donald J Trump’: Neil Young seeking US citizenship to vote in 2020 but marijuana use causes problems

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Canadian music legend Neil Young says he has applied for US citizenship to be able to vote next year, but his use of marijuana is complicating things.

Young, who is 73, said on his website Friday that he had managed to pass a citizenship exam in which he answered honestly the questions posed to him.

He said he has to undergo another test because he smokes pot.

US authorities said in April that people seeking citizenship may not be involved in "certain marijuana related activities" even if even if they are legal in the state where they live or their country of origin, the singer-song writer wrote.

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