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Trump campaign manager calls impeachment ‘a seditious conspiracy’ against ‘the people’s president’ in bonkers tweet

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Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale on Monday posted a completely bonkers tweet that falsely accused House Democrats of leading a “seditious conspiracy” to overthrow President Donald Trump.

“Democrats have crossed over the line of partisan politics and have undertaken a seditious conspiracy to overthrow the people’s president,” Parscale wrote. “Nancy Pelosi should step down for betraying her oath of office and attempting to overthrow our great Republic.”

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In fact, impeachment is outlined in the United States Constitution as the sole process by which Congress can hold the president accountable for misdeeds. It gives the legislative branch a wide latitude to determine what constitutes an impeachable offense, as it lists potential impeachable offenses as “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”

Parscale’s tweet also comes less than a day after reports emerged that a pro-Trump political action committee showed a video that depicted the president murdering his critics and political opponents in a church.

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GOP ignoring Sondland because they already know Trump is guilty and ‘just don’t care’: conservative columnist

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In a column for the Bulwark, the founder and editor of the conservative website took at hard slap at both Donald Trump's most avid defenders in Congress and their fellow Republicans who have remained silent after E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland testified in no uncertain terms that the president was engaged in bribery in his dealings with Ukraine's government.

According to Charlie Sykes, "Yes, there was a quid pro quo. The president demanded it. Everybody knew about it. There was no secret. But we knew all that didn’t we?"

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Ex-Fox News executive caught running a disinformation and fake news farm — using writers from Macedonia

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A New York Times expose revealed that Fox News paid writers in Macedonia to create click-bait that prompt Americans to fight more about issues.

According to the piece, both the left and right websites created by an international content farm to inflame people enough to click and share content. Conservative Edition News and Liberal Edition News intentionally writes stories with the purpose to infuriate each side for the purpose of generating hate-clicks, response articles and more. Headlines like "Austin sex-ed curriculum teaches kids how to obtain an abortion" and "HuffPost writer considers Christianity 'dangerous'" give right-wing audiences fodder for anger to lash out at their counterparts.

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Pelosi claims enough evidence to impeach Trump — but suggests more witnesses may testify

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi believes congressional investigators have uncovered enough evidence to impeach President Donald Trump -- but she suggested their inquiry isn't finished.

The California Democrat told reporters Thursday that Trump had obviously abused his office by attempting to pressure Ukraine into investigating political rival Joe Biden.

"The evidence is clear that the president -- the president -- has used his office for his own personal gain," Pelosi said.

Pelosi lamented that "Republicans are in denial about the facts," saying "the sad tragedy of all of this is the behavior of the president and the defense of that behavior by the Republicans.”

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