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Trump campaign has 12-person ‘War Room’ toiling to fight the impeachment inquiry: report

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While the White House has bragged about refusing to start a “war room” to deal with the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s administration, his campaign is footing the bill for a 12-person operation, the LA Times reported Friday.

“Some of you have criticized us for not having a war room — OK? — which we don’t by the way,” acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters.

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“You don’t have a war room when you haven’t done anything wrong,” he added.

By that logic, Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign may fear the president did something wrong.

“While the White House does not have a war room, the Trump campaign does. The 12-person staff was established before the impeachment inquiry emerged and initially focused on the Russia investigation that was led by former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III,” the LA Times reported.

“It just sort of slid right into the impeachment issue,” a former official told the newspaper.

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‘Game over’ for Trump if Sondland confirms phone call revealed by David Holmes: ex-Watergate prosecutor

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Appearing on MSNBC on Saturday afternoon, two veterans of the Watergate hearings that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon said the slow trickle of information coming out about Donald Trump's Ukraine dealings could lead to a sold case for his impeachment.

According to former prosecutor Nick Akerman, a lot could be riding on the testimony of E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland who has been put in a precarious position after diplomat David Holmes said he overheard a conversation Sondland had with the president that would indicate the president was using foreign aid as a bribe for dirt on a political opponent.

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So is Tulsi Gabbard really a ‘Russian asset? How would we know for sure?

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Is it valid to accuse Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii and a current presidential candidate, of being a “Russian asset”?This article first appeared in Salon.It’s a strange question, and one that normally wouldn’t need to be answered. Gabbard has never polled above the low single digits and has no realistic chance of being the 2020 Democratic nominee. Surrounded by controversy and facing a primary challenge from a more conventional Democrat, she has already announced she won't run for re-election to Congress either.
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George Conway maxes out on campaign contribution to Dem opponent of Elise Stefanik after calling GOP lawmaker ‘lying trash’

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On Saturday, conservative lawyer George Conway tweeted sharp criticism of Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) for deliberately breaking House procedural rules and then complaining that Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) was refusing to let her speak — an act that was widely considered to be a stunt for attention from right-wing media.

Conway, the husband of counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway and a frequent critic of the Trump administration, referred to Stefanik as "lying trash" and exhorted people to donate to her 2020 Democratic opponent Tedra Cobb — while donating the maximum allowed contribution himself.

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