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Dem senators slap Trump with a FOIA request for info on plan to use Bill Barr to exonerate him

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According to a report from Axios, Democratic Senators Kamala Harris, Richard Blumenthal and Sheldon Whitehouse have filed an FOIA request for documents and communications pertaining to Donald Trump’s attempts to get Attorney General Bill Barr to clear him of wrongdoing in his Ukraine quid pro quo demand.

In a letter sent to the Justice Department, the senators wrote: “These reports raise serious concerns about the president’s perception of the Justice Department as a partisan political instrument and his willingness to use the power of federal law enforcement in pursuit of his own objectives.”

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According to Axios, “The senators are requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This is the second time these senators made a FOIA request for Trump-Ukraine information in less than three weeks.”

The senators are also using Trump’s tweets against him in their demand, writing, ““If President Trump’s passionate assertion that such reports are ‘pure fiction’ and ‘Fake News’ is indeed correct, then the Department of Justice should have no problem in expeditiously processing our request. Accordingly, we seek expedited treatment of our request for the following records.”

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Trumps says he wants to build more hospital ships — but doesn’t realize how long it will take

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President Donald Trump announced at the press conference Wednesday that he wants at least two more hospital ships like the USNS Comfort and the USNS Mercy tending to coronavirus cases in New York and Los Angeles.

The problem, however, is that building such medical ships would take well over a year, if not two years or more for larger ships. The Atlantic Mercy Hospital Ship was the world's biggest civilian hospital ship upon its completion. And it cost $100 million to build.

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Conservative columnist shreds Fox News for dangerously misinforming America on coronavirus

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Conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin ripped Fox News to shreds for contributing to the nonstop misinformation campaign that is killing many Americans and putting even more at risk.

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MyPillow CEO retweets suggestion his company is in on QAnon — and says the devil is attacking his website

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, a longtime supporter of President Donald Trump and one of the few businessmen still willing to advertise his company on Fox News, made a surprise appearance at Trump's coronavirus press briefing on Monday to announce his factory would be manufacturing masks — which will reportedly be cotton face masks rather than medical-grade N95 masks. During that press conference, he invoked God to praise Trump and urged people to turn to the Bible.

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