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Trump lashes out at former White House officials who are delivering damning impeachment testimony

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked House Democrats for holding closed-door testimony as part of their impeachment inquiry — and then made a highly dubious claim about the people who are cooperating with the investigation.

Writing on Twitter, the president accused House Democrats of selectively leaking testimony from witnesses — and then claimed he didn’t even know anything about the witnesses.

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“Democrats are allowing no transparency at the Witch Hunt hearings,” the president complained. “If Republicans ever did this they would be excoriated by the Fake News. Let the facts come out from the charade of people, most of whom I do not know, they are interviewing for 9 hours each, not selective leaks.”

On Monday, former Trump National Security Council staff member Fiona Hill reportedly testified that she was deeply concerned by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani’s efforts to run a “shadow” foreign policy in which he pushed the Ukrainian government to investigate the president’s political opponents. Among other things, Hill reportedly testified that she was so disturbed by this shadow campaign that she spoke about it with National Security Council lawyer John Eisenberg.


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60 million Americans live in states where the US military is monitoring protests: report

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The United States military is monitoring anti-police violence protests in multiple states according to a new report.

Defense Department documents obtained by The Nation show the Pentagon is monitoring protests in at least seven states.

"In addition to Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a Defense Department situation report," reporter Ken Klippenstein revealed. "Notably, only Minnesota has requested National Guard support."

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Mayors rush to impose curfews as civil unrest rocks cities from coast-to-coast

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Minneapolis was the first to impose curfews designed to prevent protests of police violence after Mayor Jacob Frey imposed a curfew on Friday.

On Saturday other cities followed suit, with Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan imposing a curfew set to start only 14 minutes after her announcement.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has issued a curfew for downtown LA.

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Protesters give Donald Trump a one-finger salute as Marine One flies over DC protests

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President Donald Trump returned to Washington, DC on Saturday as large crowds of protesters fill the city's streets.

Trump had flown to Florida to see the launch of the SpaceX Starship and returned as the sun was going down.

BuzzFeed News reporter Ellie Hall captured a picture of Marine One approaching the White House -- and being welcomed back to town with raised middle fingers.

Trump, in Marine One, just did a flyover of the protest area outside the White House.

Protesters flipped off the president’s helicopter.#dcprotest #MAGANIGHT #GeorgeFloydProtests pic.twitter.com/EMgCaOof1J

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