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House committee sets date for vote to move forward with Trump impeachment investigation

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According to a report late Friday, the House Judiciary Committee will vote as early as next Wednesday to set the parameters for an “impeachment investigation” of President Donald Trump.

The Politico report states Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) will proceed “on a resolution to spell out the parameters of its investigation. The precise language is still being hammered out inside the committee and with House leaders. A draft of the resolution is expected to be released Monday morning.”

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According to a source who listened in on the conference call on Friday, the plan is to “intended to increase the ‘officialness” of the ongoing probe, following a six-week summer recess in which some Democrats struggled to characterize to their constituents that the House had already begun impeachment proceedings.”

Among subjects that might be the focus of the proceedings, should they go forward, Politico reports, the Democratic-controlled House committee could be looking at “allegations that Trump directed hush money payments to women accusing him of extramarital affairs in the weeks before the 2016 election, as well as evidence that Trump has sought to steer U.S. and foreign government spending to his luxury resorts, raising questions about whether he has violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause.”

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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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