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Fox & Friends segment retroactively labels Nixon impeachment a ‘completely partisan’ hit job

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The Fox News morning program Fox & Friends on Monday suggested that the impeachment of Richard Nixon, which was never voted on, was a “completely partisan” hit job.

The remarks came during an interview with Richard Nixon’s son-in-law Edward Ridley Finch Cox, who said he has told Trump to “fight through” impeachment.

Host Steve Doocy noted that the proposed impeachment of Nixon was bipartisan.

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But Cox disagreed.

“He’s going to fight right through it,” Cox said of Trump. “He’s a fighter, he told me that. And he said President Nixon should have fought all the way through it but it was a different time.”

“And it was bipartisan,” Doocy stated.

“Well, not so much,” Cox replied. “Some of the congressman who were there back then say it was completely partisan on the part of the Democrats back then. They drove it because they wanted to depose a very powerful president that just had a great reelection in ’72, the first Republican landslide since the 1920s.”

“And they wanted to get back power and that’s what they did,” he added.

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READ IT: The full House Judiciary Committee impeachment report

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The full 658-page report from the House Judiciary Committee was released in the wee hours on Monday right before the full House considers the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump later this week.

The report is House Democrats' justification to charge the president with two articles of impeachment -- obstruction of justice and abuse of power. A previous reporte issued by Adam Schiff's House Intelligence Committee is also included.

You can download and read the report here [pdf document].

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New Jersey Governor unloads on ‘pathetic’ Blue Dog Dem switching parties: ‘He put politics over the constitution’

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy blasted Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-NJ) for being "pathetic" after reports he would become a Republican.

Murphy, a Democrat, was interviewed by MSNBC's Yasmin Vossoughian on Sunday.

"I think it's ridiculous," Murphy said.

'He put politics over the constitution," he continued. "He's trying to be cute instead of being courageous."

"I think it's outrageous. this is a guy who is trying to find a path to get re-elected to Congress, not trying to find a path to do the right thing," Murphy said.

and we've seen it all over new jersey, all around the country, folks who stand up with conviction and courage and state their case more often than not, far more often enough folks say notwithstanding how tense and passionate this discussion is, they get credit for that, as opposed to cutting and running.

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Rep Ocasio-Cortez blasts complexity of health care marketplace: ‘No one should go through this’

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted the complexity of the health care marketplace on the day of the deadline to sign up for 2020 coverage.

Health care has been a major topic in the 2020 Democratic primary, with some moderate candidates defending the Affordable Care Act passed under President Barack Obama, while progressive candidates push for Medicare for All.

"Members of Congress also have to buy their plans off the exchange," she explained. "That means I get to 'choose' [between] 66 complex financial products."

"This is absurd. No person should go without healthcare, and no one should go through this, either," she argued.

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