ATLANTA — Lawyers for organizations that supported Democrat Stacey Abrams’ 2018 run for governor told a judge Thursday that accusations of campaign finance violations are little more than a “fishing expedition” to find evidence that doesn’t exist.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jane Barwick said she will rule soon on whether Abrams’ campaign and several nonprofit organizations must produce additional documents sought by the state ethics commission, which is investigating whether they illegally coordinated efforts.The agency asked Barwick to order Abrams’ campaign to comply with a subpoena f…
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Devin Nunes denies Russia is intervening in the 2020 election to support Trump’s reelection
The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee denied reports that Russia was intervening in the 2020 presidential campaign to support Donald Trump's reelection.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) was interviewed by Laura Ingraham on Fox News about the breaking news on Russia.
"A senior U.S. intelligence official told lawmakers last week that Russia wants to see President Trump reelected, viewing his administration as more favorable to the Kremlin’s interests, according to people who were briefed on the comments," The Washington Post reported Thursday. "Trump learned about Pierson’s remarks from Rep. Devin Nunes (Calif.), the committee’s ranking Republican and a staunch Trump ally, said one person familiar with the matter."
WATCH: Martin Sheen interrupts Lawrence O’Donnell’s MSNBC show with Trump/Putin 2020 bumper sticker
MSNBC anchor Lawrence O'Donnell on Thursday joked about Donald Trump and his running mate, Vladimir Putin, after the bombshell report that Russia was actively intervening in the 2020 presidential election in an effort to reelect the president.
The host returned from a commercial break to share an image "Janet and Martin Sheen texted me."
The image was of a bumper sticker a friend of the Sheen's had made with the Trump/Putin 2020 theme.
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