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Mike Huckabee slams ‘less than sincere’ liberals who pray for the country during impeachment

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Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee on Sunday asserted that Democrats who say they pray for the country are “less than sincere.”

During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Huckabee said that he doubted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) when she said that she prays for President Donald Trump.

“You know, I don’t want to be cynical about this but I just find it a little disingenuous on the part of some of these Democrats whose party took God out of their own convention,” Huckabee opined, “for them to now talk about how they’re praying about [impeachment] and this is all a matter of spirituality.”

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“This is a sheer political move on their part,” he continued. “They don’t like Donald Trump. I think they hate him and they’re showing it.”

Huckabee added: “And for them to say that this is something that they engaged in after much prayer, I find that a little hard to believe and quite a stretch. But if it’s true then I’m glad their prayer life is finally getting back into sync.”

Huckabee, an ordained Baptist minister, sarcastically said that Democrats “may even be able to pray for the country and pray that it does better.”

Fox News host Rachel Campos-Duffy then slammed Democrats for “taking God out” of the oath of office.

“Yeah, I just think it’s less than sincere,” Huckabee agreed, “for them to be talking about how much they’ve been praying about this. I’m not even sure why they included that language in their discussion.”

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"Self-regulation when it comes to animal movement, slaughter, and meat inspection is bad news."

Food safety advocates warned Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's USDA newly implemented rules for pig slaughter are setting the stage for a potential public health disaster—including the possibility of another infectious disease that could come from animals.

At issue is the New Swine Inspection System (NSIS), which the USDA finalized in October. Touted by the federal agency as a "modernization" effort, the regulation sparked immediate fears and lawsuits by watchdog groups over its elimination of kill speed limits and weakening of the inspection system.

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Hours after Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order postponing this week's election to June, the state Supreme Court ordered the election must proceed as scheduled.

BREAKING: The Wisconsin Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Tony Evers' executive order postponing the spring election in the state. Tomorrow's election IS BACK ON https://t.co/nZz9D4IsA3

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The United States has begun taking blood samples from across the country to determine the true number of people infected with the coronavirus, using a test that works retrospectively, according to reports.

The new tests are based on serological surveys, which differ from the nasal swabs used to determine if someone currently has the virus.

Instead, they look for whether certain antibodies are present in the blood which shows that the person fought and then recovered from the illness -- even if they never showed symptoms.

These tests are seen as key to gradually easing lockdown, by allowing those who have proven immunity to re-enter society.

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