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Rudy Giuliani offered to help Ukrainian oligarch fight extradition to US in exchange for Biden dirt: report

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Rudy Giuliani offered a quid pro quo to an indicted Ukrainian oligarch as part of an apparent extortion campaign currently under congressional investigation.

Dmytro Firtash, a Kremlin-linked energy baron who’s facing extradition to the U.S. on bribery and racketeering charges, told the New York Times that he met with Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman in June to discuss his legal case.

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The pair, who have since been indicted on campaign finance violations, told Firtash they could help with his Justice Department problems if he hired pro-Trump attorneys Joseph diGenova and Victoria Toensing.

Parnas and Fruman also asked Firtash to help Giuliani dig up dirt on Joe Biden’s activities regarding Ukraine, where his son Hunter Biden sat on the board of an energy company.

An attorney for Parnas has confirmed that his client met with Firtash at Giuliani’s request and offered a quid pro quo linking his extradition matter to Trump’s re-election campaign.

“Without my will and desire,” Firtash told the Times, “I was sucked into this internal U.S. fight.”

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‘Comparing yourself to terrorists?’ Internet cracks up at Trump saying dead 9-11 hijackers got more justice than him

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President Donald Trump quoted Fox News host Mark Levin that left many scratching their heads. Levin, who has a show on Sunday evenings, claimed that the terrorists from Sept. 11 got more due process than the president.

The claim was a curious one because, as many on Twitter noted, it's not often that the president of the United States compares himself to a terrorist. Secondly, the 9-11 hijackers all died in the attack, as they were on the planes that crashed into the buildings and into a Pennsylvania field.

Trump is known to quote Levin frequently, though the citations often make the president look worse.

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MLK was ‘gravely disappointed’ with white moderates — whom he believed were responsible for impeding civil rights

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"We also realize that the problems of racial injustice and economic injustice cannot be solved without a radical redistribution of political and economic power."

—Martin Luther King Jr., 1967

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day comes as moderate Democrats, falling in line behind former vice president Joe Biden, are warning that the party risks re-electing Donald Trump if it nominates too radical a candidate for president — by which they mean someone like Senators Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren.

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Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe catches Alan Dershowitz in humiliating hypocrisy: ‘He’s not to be trusted’

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Harvard Constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe called out President Donald Trump's lawyer, Alan Dershowitz, Sunday on Twitter, noting that his opinions seem to evolve depending on who he's defending.

Dershowitz is on a kind of press junket for the president, defending him in various media appearances. The former lawyer to Jeffrey Epstein is handling Trump's defense as it pertains to the abuse of power. Dershowitz thinks that charge has no basis in law. In fact, impeachment trials aren't actually legal proceedings, they're political proceedings, because the Justice Department claimed that Trump can't be indicted under the law while he's president.

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