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John Bolton trashes Trump in private speech — and hints his Syria pullout was based on financial interests: report

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According to a new report from NBC News, former national security adviser John Bolton said during a private speech that President Trump’s foreign policy regarding Turkey is influenced by personal interest.

Sources tell NBC News Bolton suggested that Trump’s claims that his business experience allows him to conduct foreign policy more effectively is without merit — saying that real estate and foreign policy are two different things. During his speech, Bolton reportedly criticized Trump for lacking understanding on how foreign policy works.

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Law professor who studied under Alan Dershowitz shreds his ‘shockingly wrong’ case against impeaching Trump

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Aya Gruber, a professor at the University of Colorado Law School who studied under Trump impeachment attorney Alan Dershowitz at Harvard, had some uncharitable words to say about her former professor's argument against impeaching the president.

"Dershowitz was my criminal law prof, and he was a good one," Gruber writes on Twitter. "But as a crim law prof myself, I can say his motive argument (Congress shouldn't examine the internal motives of POTUS so long he could have had a good reason for withholding aid) is shockingly wrong."

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Adam Schiff terrifies Donald Trump and his Republican lackeys

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On October 16, 1939, Hollywood director Frank Capra premiered Mr. Smith Goes to Washington before an audience of US senators and House members, Supreme Court justices, journalists and assorted other DC dignitaries. It was an all-star event, sponsored by the National Press Club and held at Constitution Hall. Some 4,000 were in attendance.

They hated it.

Today, the movie is celebrated as the story of the earnest everyman Jefferson Smith (played by Jimmy Stewart), who becomes a senator and struggles to fight graft on Capitol Hill.

But that night the senators were having none of it. Many stomped out of the theater, indignant at how they’d been portrayed in the movie—politicos literally turning their backs on young Jeff Smith as they backed the esteemed colleague at the heart of all the corruption.

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The View’s Meghan McCain thinks Pam Bondi did a good job: ‘We’re talking about Hunter Biden on the show’

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"The View" co-host Meghan McCain praised President Donald Trump's defense team for changing the subject in the impeachment trial.

Her fellow panelists criticized Trump's lawyers for throwing up a "smokescreen" by attacking former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden -- but McCain thought their defense was effective.

"I watched a bit of Pam Bondi yesterday when I was home, and I, along with 51 percent of the American public, according to 538 which is a pollster, by the way, that works for ABC News, in case you want to question this poll, think this is a bad use of Congress' time."

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