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‘You’re pretty wound up’: Chris Wallace chuckles at Doug Collins after he says Schiff must be first witness

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Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) on Sunday called for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) to be the first witness in the Judiciary Committee’s hearing on impeachment.

Collins made the remarks to FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace.

According to Collins, Republicans are not being allowed to see the Intelligence Committee’s report on impeachment — which he referred to as the “Schiff report” — until later this week.

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“First and foremost is the first person that needs to testify is Adam Schiff,” Collins insisted before arguing that Schiff has taken on the role of special counsel in the investigation of President Donald Trump’s alleged bribery of Ukraine.

“So you want to bring him in before the committee, not just to present a report, but to take questions from Democrats and to be cross-examined, if you will, by the Republicans?” Wallace clarified.

“He needs to be,” Collins insisted. “He’s put himself into that position. If he chooses not to, I really question his veracity and what he’s putting in his report. I question the motives of, you know, why he’s doing it.”

“I have a question, why are they hiding this stuff from us?” he continued. “Give us all the materials and don’t let Jerry Nadler write a crazy letter that says, on the 6th, let us know who your witnesses are. We don’t even have the information from the Intel Committee yet. This is why this is a problematic exercise.”

Wallace noted that the White House has been asked to send attorneys to the hearing to defend the president.

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“Why would they want to participate in a rerun — we’re back in a rerun season?” Collins complained. “This is a complete American waste of time right here. Jerry Nadler and others have already got in their mind — they are already writing the articles of impeachment, whether they have fairness or process for all.”

“You’re pretty wound up,” Wallace laughed. “You obviously had some turkey for Thanksgiving.”

Watch the video below from Fox News.

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Trump jokes that he’ll stay in office for 26 more years — and all his media critics are ‘going to miss us’

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At his latest campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, President Donald Trump launched into one of his typical attacks on media reports that print unflattering information about him, raging about "fake news" and calling it "so disgusting."

He then joked that he will be in office for 26 more years — which would be a flagrant violation of the Constitution's two-term limit for presidents — and that when he does, "they're going to miss us."

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"When we leave office in 26 years or so, they're going to miss us" -- Trump jokes about shredding the Constitution and serving more than 2 terms pic.twitter.com/APckvRSXBz

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Trump is terrified that Russian interference is ‘undercutting his legitimacy’: ex-DNI lawyer

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On Thursday's edition of CNN's "OutFront," Robert Litt, the former general counsel to the Director of National Intelligence, cut to the heart of President Donald Trump's fury over the ongoing reports Russia is planning to intervene to rig the presidential election in his favor.

"Why do you think he refuses to accept the intelligence, and now, by his behavior and this coincidence that is not a coincidence, seems to be having the same reaction again?" asked host Erin Burnett.

"Well, I don't want to go into psychoanalyzing the president, but it's pretty clear that he views the possibility that the Russians attempted to influence the election on his behalf is undercutting his legitimacy in some respect," said Litt. "He's working backwards from that conclusion to talk about the facts ... this has been a consistent pattern all along of denial of what the intelligence community is finding."

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Internet explodes over news that Putin is planning to sabotage the election for Trump — yet again

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On Thursday, The New York Times revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is prepared to interfere in the 2020 presidential election to help President Donald Trump win a second term — and that Trump's first reaction was outrage that House Democrats had been briefed on the matter.

The news was met with horror and outrage on social media:

Republicans keep blocking election security bills in the Senate, and now we know why:

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