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WATCH: Trump’s collusion with Russia is now a topic for impeachment — along with obstruction and racism

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President Donald Trump’s interactions with Russia are now a topic of the impeachment investigation.

“There was an important development in support for impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives today,” MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell reported Tuesday. “Important both in who the new support comes from and what that support is based on.”

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“Congresswoman Lauren Underwood of Illinois is one of the freshmen Democrats who flipped a Republican district last year in winning her election. She brings the total number of House Democrats supporting impeachment now to 126 — a majority of the Democrats’ 235 members of the House,” he explained.

“She is the first member of the House to issue a public statement in support of impeachment based entirely on Volume I of the Mueller Report. Volume II describes obstruction of justice, including the president’s attempts to fire Robert Mueller, but it is the largely ignored Volume I in the impeachment process that describes the Russian attack on our election and the Trump campaign’s cooperation with Russian interests in the Trump campaign,” he explained.

Other members have suggested impeachment for obstruction of justice or racism.

O’Donnell read from Rep. Underwood’s statement.

“No one is above the law, including the president of the United States. The Mueller Report lays out substantial evidence that the president’s campaign worked with a foreign adversary to influence an election. The president has stated he would welcome foreign help to win the 2020 election. I find this extremely concerning,” she said. “The Mueller report gave us a lot of information, but it left open a lot of key questions that House committees are investigating.”

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“I have long stated that I support the impeachment-related investigation by Chairman Nadler and the others being pursued by five other committee chairs. The American people deserve all the facts and full transparency and Congress needs this information to inform a decision to move forward with the very sobering act of drafting articles of impeachment. And just as importantly, we need the information to better understand how our election was influenced by a foreign adversary to prevent it from ever happening again,” she added.

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Fox News reporter and right-wing conspiracy theorists planned to wiretap family of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich: report

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The Daily Beast on Monday evening broke a bombshell report on a secret 2017 meeting in Texas on a right-wing conspiracy theory where espionage was discussed.

"One of their topics was responding to online critics of wealthy Texas businessman Ed Butowsky, who had recently been outed as a driving force behind a retracted Fox News story about murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich," The Beast reported. "The group that gathered at Butowsky’s home included a conspiracy theorist, a Fox reporter fighting for her career, a former private intelligence contractor married to star journalist Lara Logan, and a Democratic PR operative who lost his business in the face of sexual assault allegations."

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Maddow breaks down potential ‘direct financial connection’ between the Russian government and Donald Trump

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MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow read bombshell excerpts from a new book set for release on Tuesday.

The host interviewed David Enrich, finance editor at The New York Times, about his forthcoming book Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction.

The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" read excerpts from the book.

"There was no doubt that Deutsche Bank had extensive business dealings with Russia, and those dealings included acting as a conduit for dirty money to get out of Russia and into the western financial system," Enrich wrote.

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Trump said he ‘loved’ the fact that America is more divided than ever: ex-GOP congressman

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President Donald Trump bragged about increasing divisions in America during a White House meeting, a former Republican congressman explained on MSNBC on Monday.

Former Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) told host Joy Reid that "Donald Trump has intentionally tried to create the anxiety" that Americans are explaining.

"Garry Kasparov, the Russian freedom activist, has said the point of disinformation isn't to manipulate the truth, it's to exhaust your critical thinking," Jolly explained. "To exhaust your critical thinking, that's what we're experiencing as voters."

"I had a colleague that was in a meeting in the Roosevelt Room and he said he heard Trump say, 'Have you ever seen the nation so divided?' My colleagues and others said, 'No, we haven't.' Trump said, 'I love it that way.' This is the currency that he's peddling as political strategy, but it's not one we have to accept," Jolly explained.

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