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These are the likely charges to be filed in Trump’s impeachment after devastating House testimony: CNN

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On Friday morning, former prosecutor Elie Honig ticked off what he believes will be included in the articles of impeachment filed against Donald Trump after five days of testimony from members of his own administration.

Speaking with host Alysin Camerota, the CNN legal analyst said the Democratic-led House has a clear path to send their charges to the Senate for a trial and vote.

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“The Judiciary Committee is going to ultimately have to take these articles of impeachment, present them to the full House for a vote,” Honig began. “But to break down the pieces — let’s break it down. He withheld foreign aid and dangles the White House visit — this is not even disputed. $400 million in foreign aid was withheld. The witnesses said that was unusual and unexplained and it was against the United States and Ukraine’s national interests.”

“We heard, I think, really compelling testimony from [U.S. diplomat] George Kent about the ongoing war, the deaths that Ukrainians were suffering and how America’s support in Ukraine’s de facto war for independence, has been critical. We heard how the White House visit was dangled. [State Department official] David Holmes testified how that was critical to President Zelensky to demonstrate to Putin that he had U.S. backing.”

According to the prosecutor, the charges will specifically revolve around Article 1: Abuse of Power.

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The View’s Meghan McCain turns on Fauci after blaming him for resurgence of COVID-19 — then gets schooled by Whoopi Goldberg

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"The View's" Meghan McCain confessed that she has "turned" on Dr. Anthony Fauci.

During Thursday's show, the co-hosts addressed the new InStyle profile on Fauci, who has been barred from appearing on TV. Joy Behar loved the photo because it showed off his Italian heritage and how tough he is.

"I thank god every day that there are some adults left who are looking out for us," she said. "So, I thank Fauci. I thank even Mitt Romney for standing up when every coward in that Republican leadership has said nothing. Radio silence about every sin committed by [Trump]. I thank Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. I'm so happy there are a few adults left, and Fauci is one of them, and I want him to speak out more. Let's not -- this is worth repeating: Are you going to trust an ivy league educated epidemiologist like Fauci or somebody who tells you to drink bleach and face the sunlight to kill the virus? I mean, really."

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Trump ‘knows he’s losing’ – but can’t entirely fire Brad Parscale because ‘he knows too much’: report

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President Trump demoted his campaign manager Brad Parscale as new polling shows him losing in five swing states. According to an analysis from Axios, it's a significant development because it signifies that Trump knows that he's losing.

Parscale played a large role in Trump's 2016 win as the architect of his digital strategy. According to Axios' report, there's a reason that Parscale will remain on Team Trump despite his demotion.

"Trump really can't fire Brad: He knows too much, and he built the digital infrastructure the campaign relies on," Axios states.

As Axios points out, Bill Stepien, a Trump loyalist and longtime GOP operative, will be taking Parscale's place. "Stepien worked on Trump's 2016 campaign, then was White House political director before moving to the campaign."

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Anti-maskers bombard Marco Rubio with rage after he debunks their conspiracy theories

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Thursday did his best to debunk false claims about face masks being made by conspiracy theorists -- but he wound up getting bombarded by angry anti-maskers anyway.

In a tweet posted in the morning, Rubio declared that "mask wearing isn’t some novel idea they came up with to control us," referring to a popular refrain among conspiracy theorists that masks are the New World Order's way of asserting dominance over a pliant population.

He went on to say that "surgeons, nurses and dentists have used them forever to protect patients and themselves," and then asked his followers rhetorically, "If it doesn’t work, what’s the harm?" and "And if it has a 10% chance of getting us back to school,sports and life why not do it?"

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