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What would the GOP do if Trump actually shot someone? A former government ethics chief explains

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President Donald Trump infamously said in 2016 that his supporters were so loyal that he could shoot someone in broad daylight and not lose any support.

Walter Shaub, who served as chief of the Government Ethics Office under former President Barack Obama, hilariously imagined how elected Republicans would react if Trump actually did shoot someone on 5th Avenue.

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“It was indecorous of the president to shoot someone on Fifth Avenue,” Shaub said, imagining a scripted GOP response. “I would have preferred he not do that. In the strongest possible terms, I add that I find it to be generally inconsistent with the higher aims of responsible governance. And you can quote me on that.”

Shaub then added, “I furrow the brow.”

Former federal prosecutor Ken White replied to Shaub with his own parody of a Republican response to the president shooting someone.

“The fact that you would openly judge the president without due process of law shows your partisan bias,” he wrote sarcastically. “In addition, it is impossible to evaluate the President shooting someone on live TV when we still don’t know who called the police and who that person voted for.”

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#AdamSchiffROCKS trends nationwide as House manager begins the prosecution of Donald Trump

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The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee spent two hours and twenty minutes on his opening arguments in the prosecution of President Donald Trump.

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), in his role as lead impeachment manager, laid out the case of why the House of Representatives concluded that Trump should be removed from office following his Senate impeachment trial.

Schiff, who has a reputation as a somewhat-boring former prosecutor, impressed people watching the hearings to the point where "Adam Schiff Rocks" trended nationwide on Twitter.

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Ivanka Trump was involved in inauguration’s inflated payments to family business — and so was the president: lawsuit

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Then-President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka were warned in 2016 that the family business was overcharging the nonprofit presidential inaugural committee — and let it happen anyway, according to a suit filed Wednesday by the Washington, D.C., attorney general.

In the civil complaint, Attorney General Karl Racine charged the Trump inaugural committee and the Trump Organization with using around $1 million of charitable funds to improperly enrich the Trump family.

An experienced event planner who was working for the inaugural, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, raised concerns directly with Donald and Ivanka Trump that the Trump International Hotel in Washington was trying to overcharge the inaugural committee.

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GOP senators whine after Nadler calls them out for helping cover up Trump’s impeachable offenses

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Republican senators are still angry that Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) accused them of covering up President Donald Trump's impeachable conduct during a late-night hearing this week.

Nadler, whose comments earned a rebuke from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, fumed this week after Republican senators unanimously voted down all Democratic amendments to hear from witnesses and subpoena documents for Trump's impeachment trial.

"I see a lot of senators voting for a cover-up, voting to deny witnesses, an absolutely indefensible vote, obviously a treacherous vote," Nadler said.

One day later, GOP senators tell Politico that they're still furious about the New York Democrat's comment.

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