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Trump’s spy chief blasted as an ‘idiot’ by veteran intelligence official

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Rep. John Ratcliffe (Photo: Screen capture)

President Donald Trump’s director of national intelligence was blasted by the former CIA director.

John Ratcliffe told Fox Business that data from Hunter Biden’s laptop computer were not part of a Russian disinformation campaign, and suggested that Joe Biden and his son were involved in criminal activity.

“That’s something that the American people should consider as they go in and look at elections and everything that’s going on in this country,” Ratcliffe said. “We have the opportunity to bring truth.”

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Michael Hayden, a retired U.S. Air Force general and former director of the CIA and the National Security Agency, was appalled by Ratcliffe’s statements.

“This idiot is abusing his office by politicizing it,” tweeted Hayden, who was deputy director of national intelligence under President George W. Bush. “The head of the intelligence community should be hands off on politics. This is reprehensible!”

“Vote for Trump and you’ll get more of it,” added Hayden, who also served high-ranking intelligence roles under presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. “We will be just like Russia or China. A tin pot dictatorship.”

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Ivanka Trump wants to be the ‘first female president’ — but there’s one major obstacle

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Ivanka Trump is harboring political ambitions after she leaves the White House after her father's election loss.

It's not clear where President Donald Trump's eldest daughter will live, along with her husband and fellow White House adviser Jared Kushner, but their former friends, colleagues and associates believe Ivanka Trump will try to build up her influence in the Republican Party, reported the Washington Post.

“I think she’d want to be the [first] female president,” said Marissa Velez Kraxberger, a film producer who worked for Ivanka for two years at her now-defunct company. “I don’t think she’s actually ever had any interest in fashion but everything was an angle to gain more power in whatever possible way.”

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GOP senator knows Trump lost but thinks it would be ‘political suicide’ to admit it: report

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) is still spouting conspiracy theories about the election being "stolen" from President Donald Trump -- but according to one former Wisconsin Republican official, Johnson understands that Trump lost.

Mark Becker, the former Chairman of the Brown County Republican Party, writes at The Bulwark that he had a conversation with Johnson after the election in which the senator acknowledged Trump's defeat.

However, Johnson said that he was loath to admit it publicly because of the strong support the president had received from Wisconsin GOP voters, despite the fact that the president narrowly lost the state this year.

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‘Dumbest senator ever’: Morning Joe mocks Republican Ron Johnson

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough mocked Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) for demanding proof of something that doesn't exist.

Attorney General William Barr announced the Department of Justice had found no evidence of voter fraud, as President Donald Trump has claimed, and Johnson called on Barr to "show everybody" the proof that the election had not been stolen.

"The man Guinness Book of World Records has called the dumbest senator to ever be sworn in in this constitutional republic," Scarborough said. "I'm speaking, of course, of Ron Johnson, who said that William Barr must show his evidence that he has no evidence."

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