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Democrats intend to present Mueller findings in next round of impeachment hearings

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House Democrats would like to hold at least one impeachment hearing on findings from Robert Mueller’s report, but must first sort out court challenges to witnesses and evidence from that investigation.

Roger Stone’s trial, which ended in a guilty verdict on all seven counts, raised new questions about whether President Donald Trump perjured himself in written responses to the special counsel’s questions, and Democrats may present that evidence and examine Mueller’s findings on obstruction of justice, reported Politico.

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A judge will rule by Monday whether former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a congressional subpoena, although his testimony would be delayed until any appeals are sorted out.

House Democrats have also filed a lawsuit seeking Mueller’s evidence, and both that and McGahn’s subpoena could wind up before the Supreme Court — which would delay additional impeachment hearings even further.

That doesn’t particularly thrill Democrats.

“I think that might be asking a lot for the American people to continue to go through impeachment for another six to eight months as we move forward toward a presidential election,” said Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee. “I don’t think the American people want that.”

But even a lengthy court battle can’t entirely smother Mueller’s findings as part of the impeachment process.

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“It’s going to be challenging depending on the timing, but we do have a lot of evidence in front of us and we’ll move forward with whatever we have based on the timing we have,” said Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA). “Hopefully, the courts continue to act quickly.”

Democrats are leaning toward presenting evidence turned up by Mueller, but they haven’t decided whether to include any of that as possible articles of impeachment.

“That to me is the million-dollar question,” said a source close to the House impeachment process. “Is there a way to quickly process and dispose of that in this concise schedule? I’m not sure I know of a way, but there may be one.”

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New York’s coronavirus crisis tracked back to European travel — not China: scientists

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The New York Times reported Wednesday that scientists have tracked the cases of coronavirus in New York back to travel from Europe.

The Times explained that genomes show the link to those who came down with the virus back in February.

President Donald Trump has been celebrating his decision to shut down some travel from China, though not all travel. A whopping 430,000 people have traveled from China to the United States since the coronavirus crisis.

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Warrant for journalists from Jerry Falwell Jr. came from Liberty University’s own police

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A right-wing commentator interviewed Jerry Falwell Jr. during his show Wednesday, where Falwell said that there were two arrest warrants open for reporters who came onto Liberty University's campus.

Upon further examination of the warrant, the police officer who signed the warrant was Detective/Sgt. A.B. Wilkins 206 LUPD. The LUPD is not the Lynchburg Police Department nor is there a Sgt. or Detective A.B. Wilkins. It's the police department under the authority of Liberty University.

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Trump defenders Diamond and Silk locked out of Twitter for spreading COVID-19 misinformation

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Fox Nation hosts Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, better known as Diamond & Silk, were temporarily locked out of Twitter on Wednesday for urging people to go outside and develop immunity against the coronavirus.

“The only way we can become immune to the environment; we must be out in the environment. Quarantining people inside of their houses for extended periods will make people sick!” the pair tweeted from their joint account.

A spokesperson for Twitter told Mediaite their account was locked over the tweet.

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