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Financial Times editor drops bombshell on Trump over increased odds of Senate booting him from office

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Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” an editor from the Financial Times looked at new polling showing a majority of Americans want Donald Trump impeached and said odds are rapidly increasing that the Senate will vote to remove the president.

Speaking with host Joe Scarborough, Financial Times U.S. National Editor Edward Luce said things are looking grim for the president — particularly in light of new information revealed by former Trump Russia adviser Fiona Hill.

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After putting Trump’s poor numbers up on the screen for viewers, host Scarborough began, “You know, Ed, it wasn’t so long ago, maybe three weeks ago that the president said he was going to get worried if those numbers ever got over 50 percent. All of the fear and loathing, all of the weeping and gnashing of teeth of Democrats and whether they should start an impeachment inquiry. I think it’s gone away. Look at these poll numbers, they’re overwhelmingly supportive of an inquiry.”

“These polls have been so dramatic and so pronounced and so constant in the last three weeks,” Luce admitted. “I think, really this morning for the first time I was thinking about this, there is a material chance that Trump is going to be removed, one in three, one in four [odds], whatever it might be.”

“This is moving so quickly that he’s been caught out by himself more than anything else so dramatically,” he suggested. “And his foreign policy, which is the fate of Ukraine of course, is linked to all of this. It’s disintegrating in such a terrible realtime fashion causing such anguish amongst Republicans whose support he’ll need in the Senate.”

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President helped ‘increase anti-Trump turnout’ in red-state governor’s races — which could spell disaster for the GOP

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President Donald Trump was once the Republican Party's greatest asset in an election, mobilizing thousands of supporters to rush to the polls. Recently, however, it seems he's now driving anti-Trump votes up so much that it may no longer be worth the Trump trouble.

“So you’ve got to give me a big win, please,” Trump told a Louisiana crowd this week before the GOP candidate lost the governor's race in a red state.

“What Trump did in Louisiana was increase voter participation. While he increased the pro-Trump turnout, he also increased the anti-Trump turnout. That’s kind of the lesson here,” polling analyst Ron Faucheux told The Washington Post in an interview.

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Ambassador Sondland was updating Trump officials on progress of ‘push for investigations’ — including Mulvaney

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The Wall Street Journal obtained emails showing that ahead of President Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Ambassador Gordon Sondland was updating officials on the strive for investigations.

Chief of staff and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney was one of the main points of contact, and he replied to the email saying he would schedule the call with Zelensky.

“I talked to Zelensky just now. He is prepared to receive Potus’ call. Will assure him that he intends to run a fully transparent investigation and will ‘turn over every stone,’” Sondland wrote in an email on July 19.

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White House desperately scheduling things for Trump to do so he won’t watch the impeachment hearings

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Given President Donald Trump worked to intimidate witnesses in real-time during the hearings on the impeachment inquiry last week, the White House is desperately searching for something that can keep him busy.

Axios reported Sunday, the presidential daily schedule will be designed to keep the president distracted with their own counter-programming.

"Trump's schedule for the coming week shows him governing," Axios reported. He'll be promoting jobs and talking about things like "art and culture."

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