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Michael Flynn offered to use his intelligence contacts to get Hillary Clinton’s emails: Mueller memos

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The newly released cache of memos from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Donald Trump’s contacts with Russia contained several new startling facts — one of which was that, according to political consultant Rick Gates’ testimony to federal prosecutors, former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn suggested he could use his connections to the intelligence community to get Hillary Clinton’s supposedly “missing” emails, then an obsession of Trump’s.

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“Gates recalled a time on the campaign aircraft when candidate Trump said, ‘get the emails,'” said the memo. “Flynn said he could use his intelligence sources to obtain the emails.”

The memo went on to say that Flynn “was adamant the Russians did not carry out the hack” of the Democratic National Committee or Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, and “to support this theory Flynn advised, based on his experience, the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) was not capable of figuring it out.”

Gates pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States and making false statements to investigators, and went on to testify against his former associate, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, now serving a seven-year prison sentence for bank fraud and tax evasion.

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Flynn, who briefly served as Trump’s National Security Adviser, initially cooperated with prosecutors after pleading guilty to false statements himself, but later unsuccessfully tried to challenge the legitimacy of the Mueller investigation in court. His sentencing is scheduled to take place in December.


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America hits five million COVID-19 cases: Johns Hopkins

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The United States has registered over five million cases in the coronavirus pandemic, Johns Hopkins University's real-time tally showed Sunday, as well as over 162,000 deaths as the country struggles to control the disease.

The US tally reached 5,000,603 cases on Sunday morning and 162,441 deaths -- both totals by far the highest of any country in the world.

Polls have showed a large majority of voters unhappy with President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis, ahead of the November election that could see him ousted from office.

"The United States just passed 5 million reported infections of COVID-19," his Democrat opponent Joe Biden tweeted Sunday.

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‘Babbling and incoherent’: Internet stunned by Kudlow’s trainwreck appearance on CNN

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While no one accused White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of being drunk on the air this morning (well a few did), he definitely seemed unprepared to speak with "State of the Union" fill-in host Dana Bash, seemingly to unable to get his talking points and numbers straight when asked about Donald Trump's plan to supplement unemployment payments.

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Fox News host: Teachers practicing COVID safety are like ‘George Wallace standing in the school door’

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Fox News host Mark Levin on Sunday accused teachers who want COVID-19 safety measures of re-enacting Jim Crow-era segregation rules.

Levin made the remarks during a rant about President Donald Trump's executive action on COVID-19 financial relief.

"Democrat governors have shut down this economy from sea to shining sea," Levin opined. "And they like it both ways, the Democrats. They want to lock up everybody like we're lamb in cages and then they want to complain about the economic consequences."

"And then they say, this president, look what he's doing," he continued. "Let me tell you, payback is a bitch. You remember Obama with his phone and his pen. Well, apparently he left his phone and his pen and President Trump picked it up."

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