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Fox News Host Tucker Carlson, who regularly praises Donald Trump on his show "Tucker Carlson Tonight," bashed the president in a rare interview with Swiss Publication Die Weltwoche.

On Tuesday, during an interview with Urs Gehriger, Die Weltwoche’s editor, Tucker admitted that he “hates” when Trump boasts and unleashed a variety of insults criticizing the Commander-in-Chief.

“It’s not my culture, I didn’t grow up like that,” he said, explaining his distaste for boasting.

After being asked whether be believed Trump has kept the promises he made during his campaign, Carlson responded: “No.”

“His chief promises were that he would build the wall, defund planned parenthood, and repeal Obamacare, and he hasn’t done any of those things,” the notorious Fox News host continued, before attributing the reason to perhaps Trump’s inability to keep focus.

“I don’t think he’s capable of sustained focus,” he continued. “I don’t think Congress is on his side. I don’t think his own agencies support him.”

When asked to elaborate, Carlson didn’t hold back on his scathing remarks about the president, whom he publicly supports on a nightly basis.

“It’s mostly his fault that he hasn’t achieved those things,” Carlson said, referring to the campaign promises he mentioned earlier. “[He] knows very little about the legislative process, hasn’t learned anything, hasn’t surrounded himself with people that can get it done, hasn’t done all the things you need to do.”

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>>323407
Yup, you found him, the sole anon who both likes anime and doesn't like Trump, there's no one else like him out there.
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>>324432
>disagreeing with someone is the same thing as completely turning on them
>people actually believe this
Although, this would explain why the left has so much bitter infighting among factions whenever there's an ideological disagreement

>>324546
>there's no one else like him out there.
How many of them spam /news/ with left wing articles that border on op-ed and often times borderline-henati anime images? It's like a snapshot of a mind of someone who thinks they're being edgy.
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>>324553
He clearly does it to push people's buttons and by the amount of butthurt I see, it's working.
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>>324639
>ANYONE WHO DISAGREES WITH ME IS NOT HUMAN
>BUT RESPECT MUH ANIME!
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Tucker is an idiot just like Trump.

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The House GOP campaign arm suffered a major hack during the 2018 election, exposing thousands of sensitive emails to an outside intruder, according to three senior party officials.

The email accounts of four senior aides at the National Republican Congressional Committee were surveilled for several months, the party officials said. The intrusion was detected in April by an NRCC vendor, who alerted the committee and its cybersecurity contractor. An internal investigation was initiated and the FBI was alerted to the attack, said the officials, who requested anonymity to discuss the incident.

However, senior House Republicans — including Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) — were not informed of the hack until POLITICO contacted the NRCC on Monday with questions about the episode. Rank-and-file House Republicans were not told, either.

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), who served as NRCC chairman this past election cycle, did not respond to repeated requests for comment.

Committee officials said they decided to withhold the information because they were intent on conducting their own investigation, and feared that revealing the hack would compromise efforts to find the culprit.

"We don't want to get into details about what was taken because it's an ongoing investigation," said a senior party official. "Let's say they had access to four active accounts. I think you can draw from that."

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/12/04/exclusive-emails-of-top-nrcc-officials-stolen-in-major-2018-hack-1043309
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>>322666
Except that's exactly what they did in 2016. They hacked both, the Democrats and the Republicans. They released only Democratic communications and kept Republican ones to themselves as leverage.
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It seems like everything they accuse Democrats of doing, or flail about as failure, is either perpetrated or happens to them.
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>>322725
Just like in North Carolina where they push forward with a giant voter suppression scheme to protect against 'voter fraud', and the Republicans are caught doing Electoral fraud.
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Heh.
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INSANITY

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The Trump administration for months concealed a report that showed Wells Fargo charged college students fees that were on average several times higher than some of its competitors.

The “unpublished” report was obtained by POLITICO through a Freedom of Information Act request. It was produced by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau office previously led by Seth Frotman, who quit as the bureau’s top student loan official in protest of Trump administration policies. Frotman said in his resignation letter that CFPB leaders had “suppressed the publication” of the report.

The previously unseen analysis examined the fees associated with debit cards and other financial products provided by 14 companies through agreements with more than 500 colleges across the country.

Wells Fargo provided roughly one-quarter of those accounts but the bank collected more than half of all fees paid by students, according to the report data. The bank’s average annual fee per account was nearly $50, the highest of any provider.

The report raises questions about whether campus accounts with high fees comply with Education Department rules requiring colleges to make sure the products they help promote are “not inconsistent with the best financial interests” of their students.

The CFPB first warned in December 2016 that some financial products offered on college campuses may run afoul of those regulations. The latest report is a more in-depth analysis of the fees charged to students during the 2016-17 academic year, the first year that colleges were required to make that information public.

“Our analysis finds that most students at most colleges are able to use their college-sponsored account fee free,” the CFPB report says, but it notes that “certain account fees and providers still pose risks to student consumers.”

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/12/10/student-loan-fees-wells-fargo-1021129
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>Wells Fargo being shitty again
Surprise surprise.
https://newsmaven.io/indiancountrytoday/archive/wells-fargo-preyed-on-natives-elderly-and-college-students-WnHwloZAlEqwNDj1VoisPg/
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If only there were other, better, cheaper alternatives for these people to use...
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https://medium.com/p/how-the-21st-century-plantation-works-and-rampant-global-blowjobs-d218b0bc995b
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>>324975
Youre trying to clickbait but committing slander and perjury. Trump didn't personally hide that repotr, as you claim in the thread title.
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>>325206
So the alternative here is that Trump is an incompetent retard with no control over his own administration. This guy is either the most corrupt president ever or the most idiotic one, these are the only choices.

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Two Toledo-area residents have been arrested for allegedly plotting separate terror attacks, officials from the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Northern Ohio announced at a press conference Monday morning.

Elizabeth Lecron, 23, was arrested Monday morning and is accused of plotting an attack at a Toledo bar, officials said. She was arrested on charges of transporting of explosives for the purposes of harming others and property.

“This defendant bought black powder and hundreds of screws that she expected would be used to make a bomb,” Justin E. Herdman, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, said in a statement. “Through her words and actions, she demonstrated that she was committed to seeing death and destruction in order to advance hate.”

Authorities allege Lecron, a resident of Toledo, expressed admiration for mass murderers, even calling the two teenagers who killed 13 people at Columbine High School in 1999 “god-like.”

“It’s going to be a lot of fun and I can’t wait to post pictures,” she allegedly wrote on social media ahead of a visit to a memorial for the Columbine shooting in Colorado this past summer.

Authorities say Lecron also exchanged letters with Dylann Roof, the white supremacist who massacred nine black worshippers at a Charleston, South Carolina, church in 2015. Roof is in an Indiana prison awaiting execution. According to a U.S. attorney’s office press release, Lecron also “attempted to send [Roof] Nazis literature.”

Lecron allegedly had a Tumblr account called “CharlestonChurchMiracle,” on which she posted photos and comments about mass shootings.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/toledo-ohio-terror-attacks-suspects_us_5c0eb60de4b0edf5a3a7953b
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>>325015
Bro, you have been at this literally all day. Do you seriously have nothing better to do? For all the claims that liberals don't have jobs, you seem to be the one who has no job that you have the time to do this.
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>>325003
>Images catch attention and all I got is anime images saved.


Not on this board. The OP image is irrelevant, and is only there to provide a picture from the article. I don't really care if you use anime though.
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So are these just terrorists, are right wing terrorists?
>Lecron also “attempted to send [Roof] Nazis literature.”
More nazi terrorists created by Trump enabling them.
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>>325021
I'm a desk worker.
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>>325187
You're a dumb fucker.

Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema's lead over Republican Rep. Martha McSally in Arizona's Senate race grew Sunday as some GOP figures continued to distance themselves from President Donald Trump's claims of misconduct.

Sinema led by 30,310 votes as of 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, according to the Arizona secretary of state's office. That puts her ahead by 1.4 percentage points with more than 2.1 million ballots counted.

On Saturday, Sinema campaign manager Andrew Piatt continued to express a belief that there are more Democratic ballots left to be counted than Republican ballots.

"McSally can hope for a miracle tomorrow night but the data show it won't happen," he said in a statement.

As votes continue being counted, Republicans are divided over how to handle the close election.

Arizona GOP elected officials, including McSally's camp, have defended the lengthy process and said the state must make sure every ballot is counted.
President Donald Trump and the national and state Republican parties, meanwhile, have cast doubt on the election's legitimacy -- even though there are no allegations or evidence to support those claims.

In a shift on Sunday, however, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee backed away from his own group's fear-mongering about the race's outcome.


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Beto will win.
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>>320338
He was running against Ted Cruz, one of the most unlikable people in the GOP. Put him up against any other candidate and that election would have been a landslide in favor of the GOP candidate.
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>>320300
A longtime incumbent Republican only just barely managing to win against a no-name Democrat in Texas of all states is nothing to celebrate. The GOP should be terrified that Texas may seemingly be turning purple in the near future, because they can't win without those votes; meanwhile the Democratic equivalent, California, has only gotten more and more solidly blue and that probably won't change anytime soon.
>>322639
The Texas election had a very high turnout, Republicans were very willing to vote for Cruz.
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Man, this news never stops being satisfying.
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Wow...

When Chris Cantwell learned that fellow neo-Nazi James Fields Jr. had been convicted of murder, he promised violent retribution - "complete and total destruction" by "an army of fanatics" ready to die for their cause.

But, as with everything Cantwell has done since August 2017, his vow was at least somewhat blunted by his dramatic fall and humiliating nickname: the "Crying Nazi."

Cantwell, who earned the nickname for his reaction to news of a warrant for his arrest, made the threats on Friday, the same day Fields was found guilty of murder for ramming his car through a street crowded with counterprotesters at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year. Thirty-five people were injured and one killed, Heather Heyer.

As The Washington Post's Joe Heim and Kristine Phillips reported, the killing "culminated a dark 24 hours in this quiet college town." And Cantwell was mostly in the middle of it. A photographer for The Washington Post captured him sitting on a curb, being tended to by police after being hit in the eyes with tear gas.

A year later, with Fields' trial done, Cantwell went on the alt-right social media platform Gab and aimed his words at "Charlottesville and the broad Left." He said Fields' conviction "will drive us toward your complete and total destruction." He claimed that there are more than enough people "to put in the massive amounts of unpleasant work."

The next "Dylann Roof, the next Robert Bowers, he's not going to go out blasting and be out of the fight," Cantwell wrote.

Cantwell has made similarly ominous threats before. As The Washington Post's Avi Selk wrote in August 2017, "Cantwell was the thick-armed embodiment of white nationalism to tens of millions of people - the star of VICE News and HBO's documentary about [the] rallies, which has been seen more than 30 million times."

https://www.tampabay.com/nation-world/crying-nazi-vows-destruction-of-the-left-after-charlottesville-killers-murder-conviction-20181209/
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Cantwell is a federal agent, it's the only reason he's not in prison right now. That's why he's allowed to say idiotic shit like this. He turned over video of cville attendees that revealed faces to the FBI.
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>>326717
>>326721

I'm going to make sure this board has nothing but Daily Stormer articles on the frontpage.
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>>326752
God speed anon
Your doing gods work
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>>326755
Give me a week to spin up a few EC2 instances.
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>>326721
As usual, you overestimate your side.

Breaking
https://hawthorncaller.com/the-first-reading-of-the-loyalty-in-culture-bill/

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Story so far
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https://news.artnet.com/art-world/culture-law-protest-israel-1403995
https://www.artforum.com/news/israeli-artists-burn-art-in-protest-of-loyalty-in-culture-bill-77779
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>>326766
https://youtu.be/-FIkf3TjtzE

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J&J denied the claim. Baby Powder was asbestos-free, it said. As the case proceeded, J&J was able to avoid handing over talc test results and other internal company records Hobson had requested to make the case against Baby Powder.

Coker had no choice but to drop her lawsuit, Hobson said. “When you are the plaintiff, you have the burden of proof,” he said. “We didn’t have it.”

That was in 1999. Two decades later, the material Coker and her lawyer sought is emerging as J&J has been compelled to share thousands of pages of company memos, internal reports and other confidential documents with lawyers for some of the 11,700 plaintiffs now claiming that the company’s talc caused their cancers — including thousands of women with ovarian cancer.

A Reuters examination of many of those documents, as well as deposition and trial testimony, shows that from at least 1971 to the early 2000s, the company’s raw talc and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts of asbestos, and that company executives, mine managers, scientists, doctors and lawyers fretted over the problem and how to address it while failing to disclose it to regulators or the public.

The documents also depict successful efforts to influence U.S. regulators’ plans to limit asbestos in cosmetic talc products and scientific research on the health effects of talc.
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Sanchez did not return calls seeking comment. RJ Lee said it does not comment on the work it does for clients.

Since 2003, talc in Baby Powder sold in the United States has come from China through supplier Imerys Talc America, a unit of Paris-based Imerys SA and a co-defendant in most of the talc litigation. Imerys and J&J said the Chinese talc is safe. An Imerys spokesman said the company’s tests “consistently show no asbestos. Talc’s safe use has been confirmed by multiple regulatory and scientific bodies.”

J&J, based in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has dominated the talc powder market for more than 100 years, its sales outpacing those of all competitors combined, according to Euromonitor International data. And while talc products contributed just $420 million to J&J’s $76.5 billion in revenue last year, Baby Powder is considered an essential facet of the healthcare-products maker’s carefully tended image as a caring company – a “sacred cow,” as one 2003 internal email put it.

“When people really understand what’s going on, I think it increases J&J’s exposure a thousand-fold,” said Mark Lanier, one of the lawyers for the women in the St. Louis case.
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Actually this shit is too long to keep posting if you want to read the article just open the damn link.
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What's the % asbestos?
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>>326687
Just skimming the links, usually about a quarter of a percent. 3% was mentioned once.
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>>326724
Interesting. Definitely sounds like shoddy quality control then. In your skimming, did you happen to find if any children were diagnosed with mesothelioma? Seems like there should be a good number given that is the most well reported cancer associated with asbestos exposure.

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from the University of Ghana’s campus after an outcry over his “racist” comments towards Africans.

The statue of the Indian independence leader was erected two years ago in Accra, Ghana’s capital. It was unveiled by India’s former president Pranab Mukherjee.
The statue was removed in the middle of the night Tuesday.
Professors at the university began a petition against the statue shortly after it was first unveiled. The petition has since gained over 2,000 signatures.



Gandhi is best known for leading the non-violent resistance to British colonial rule in India. He was assassinated in 1948.
He lived and worked in South Africa from 1893 to 1915 as a lawyer, which was when he wrote unfavourably of Africans.


https://globalnews.ca/news/4765138/racist-gandhi-statue-university-of-ghana-removed/
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Already had an article pertaining to this event, please use the catalogue before posting articles in future. Thank you.
>>326552
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>>326763
You're welcome

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Mexico refused to pay for President Donald Trump’s wall, and now it appears American taxpayers may never have to either.

A spending bill to keep the federal government running past Sept. 30 will not contain money for Trump’s biggest presidential campaign promise. Republican congressional leaders are instead postponing the fight over a wall along the southwestern border until after the November midterm elections — when Democrats will have more influence and be weeks away from taking control of the House.

“This is the GOP Congress giving the president a big middle finger,” said Stan Collender, a budget expert who spent years working for House and Senate committees. “It’s the Republican Congress saying, ‘We’re going to make it more difficult for you to shut down the government because it’s not good for us, even if it’s good for you.’”

While most Americans are not particularly interested in a border wall, Trump’s base is, and will likely see his readiness to sign yet another spending bill that lacks wall money as a broken promise.

“There is a strong segment of Trump voters that’s demoralized,” said William Gheen, the head of the hard-line group Americans for Legal Immigration. “Because there’s no wall, illegal crossings are at a new peak, possibly higher than Obama levels, and the Republican House spent its time on an amnesty compromise bill rather than enforcement like we were promised by Trump.”

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-no-border-wall_us_5b9c1ee4e4b013b0977abbdd?utm_source=reddit.com
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>>290180
They did with Samuel J. Tilden's campaign in 1876. He lost by one Electoral Vote. Thankfully, Hayes did pass some Civil Service reforms, but were minuscule compared to the Pendleton Act of 1883. In the end, The Dems and Reps are too corrupt to collaborate. Third Parties being at the debates, like what Ross Perot got to do in 1992.

>>289775
Some people believe in the phrase "Fight fire with fire."

>>322181
Isn't the price for the wall like a fifth of how much we spend annually on illegal aliens? I heard something about this, but don't have enough information.
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>>322620
The Great Wall of China was built in mountainous areas, so it would not be impossible for that reason. However, there are much better things to spend federal funds on, such as other infrastructure improvements, and funding Social Security and Medicare (which every employee pays into).
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>>322620
Much of the border is also desert, which is hard to build on. It can definitely be done, but the cost of building, maintaining and manning the wall would be way too high when compared to how effective it would be (not very)
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So where's that wall, Trumpies?
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Still not built.

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resident Trump has begun telling advisers that he may visit troops in a combat zone for the first time in his presidency, as he has come under increasing scrutiny for his treatment of military affairs and failure to visit service members deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq.

Trump has so far declined to visit those combat regions, saying he does not want to associate himself with wars he views as failures, according to current and former advisers, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe private conversations. Current advisers said Trump is not expected to visit a war zone during the Thanksgiving break, which he will spend at his Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida.

The president has often cast himself as a champion of the Pentagon, invoking the strength and size of the military at his campaign rallies and on Twitter. At the same time, he has frequently criticized U.S. military missions and decisions while personally attacking some former military leaders, contributing to a complicated relationship with the armed forces he commands.

Although he signed off on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’s requests to bolster the American military presence in Afghanistan and Syria and retain the footprint in Iraq, Trump isn’t a fan of U.S. military operations there.

In meetings about a potential visit, he has described the missions in Iraq and Afghanistan as “a total shame,” according to the advisers. He also cited the long flights and potential security risks as reasons he has avoided combat-zone visits, they said.

Questioned last week about why he has not visited American troops deployed in overseas conflicts, Trump indicated during a Fox News interview that a trip was in the works.
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>>326696
>Once again why he is president
Again, I'm pretty sure it's because he got more Electoral votes than Hillary and thus won the election

Remember- it's not rigged, you just lost
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>>326697
People were hype to vote for Sanders, I can't wait for your rude awakening after years of deluding yourself into thinking the Dems hate white men. Not that Beto will be running against Trump anyway, Trump will be gone long before 2020.
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>>326708
Where can I come spit in your face when he lasts until 2020?
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>>326698
Being elected president doesn't absolve you of your actions once you become president.
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>>326709
He won't, but you can feel free to come here after he's convicted so you can admit you were wrong and apologize. I'll be here gloating.

Special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing Monday that Paul Manafort had breached his plea agreement by lying to investigators since signing the agreement.

In the status report, which was filed after the parties had asked for a delay in the previous deadline, Manafort denied that he had not been cooperative.

Mueller and Manafort had come to the plea agreement in October, just before the case against the former Trump campaign chairman in D.C. was about to go to trial. A jury in Virginia convicted Manafort in the case Mueller brought against him there, where the charges focused on bank fraud and tax fraud allegations that mostly predated the 2016 campaign.

In the plea deal, Manafort plead guilty to conspiracy against the U.S. and obstruction of justice, related to allegations of witness tampering.

ABC News reported earlier this month that tensions had been rising between Manafort and Mueller’s team over Manafort’s level of cooperation.

Read the court filing below:

https://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/mueller-manafort-has-lied-to-investigators-since-plea-deal
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>>322595
Mueller definitely has cards to play that aren't Manafort and Cohen. You don't use your best attack first. It's just common sense.
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>>320293
Corsi is an entertaining buffon. Methinks his shenanigans will not go as well as they do in his tiny little head.
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>>324491
>It'd 4D chess guys, Mueller is closing in right now. Trust me. it's all in the plan. it's almost Mueller time.
>*record skip*
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>>324549
Mueller literally just destroyed Cohen and Manafort.
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>>324671
BOOM

Maria Butina, an accused Russian spy who nuzzled up to the National Rifle Association before the 2016 election, appears to have reached a plea deal with the Justice Department, according to a new court filing in her criminal case.

Her attorneys and prosecutors filed a two-page request on Monday for a "change of plea" hearing before a federal judge as soon as Tuesday. "The parties have resolved this matter," the filing in DC federal court said Monday morning. Butina's case was brought by federal prosecutors in DC and not by Robert Mueller's team in the special counsel's office.

A plea hearing has not yet been set. The notice Monday comes after several weeks of hints that Butina might negotiate an end to her case -- and after bumps in the case where federal prosecutors, at the height of attention on Russia's influence in American politics, accused the former graduate student of infiltrating Republican organizations in order to advance Russian interests.

Until now, Butina, 30, maintained her innocence and insisted she was simply a foreign student interested in bettering relations between the US and Russia. Butina previously pleaded not guilty to one count of conspiracy and a second count of acting as an agent of a foreign government when she was arrested in July.
Her case first became public amid a furor of US-Russia developments. She was arrested two days after the Justice Department separately indicted Russian military intelligence for hacking the Democratic Party, and her case became public the same day President Donald Trump met with President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, and declined to endorse US intelligence findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/10/politics/maria-butina-plea/index.html
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bump
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https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/421291-parklands-hogg-sends-thoughts-and-prayers-to-the-nras-pr-team

Absolutely based banter.
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>>326520
Who?
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>>326686
That 20 year old highschooler dude who vowed to take down the NRA and ban guns, who everyone forgot about after a week for being an idiot
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>>326693
And yet here you are, still talking about him. Looks like he won, living in your head rent-free.

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>Lame-duck Wisconsin governor signs bill undercutting incoming Democrat

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-politics-states/lame-duck-wisconsin-governor-signs-bill-undercutting-incoming-democrat-idUSKBN1OD25W

(Reuters) - Outgoing Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed legislation that will weaken the powers of his newly elected Democratic successor, dismissing critics who called the move a last-minute partisan power grab.

Democrats said the legislation and a similar set of pending measures in Michigan undermine the results of the Nov. 6 elections, when they captured the governorship in both states for the first time in eight years. The efforts take a page out of the playbook of North Carolina Republicans, who two years ago acted to limit the power of the incoming Democratic governor.

Republicans in both Wisconsin and Michigan, who will maintain their legislative majorities next year, have defended the moves as good-faith efforts to ensure that the legislative and executive branches remain equals.

Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers, who will take office Jan. 7, has threatened legal action and said on Friday he will be “reviewing our options.”

“Wisconsinites deserve a government that works for them, and they deserve their officials to be willing to set aside partisanship,” he said at a brief news conference.

The Wisconsin bills, which passed the legislature on Dec. 5 largely along party lines, will limit the governor’s ability to pass administrative rules and block him from killing a work requirement for Medicaid recipients.

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“It’s worrisome, because it appears to escalate the tactics that the parties are willing to use against one another,” said Barry Burden, director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Walker dismissed what he called “hype and hysteria” surrounding the legislation, saying it would have a minimal effect.

“The overwhelming authority that I have today as governor will remain constant,” he said.

The legislation will also limit early voting to two weeks before Election Day, despite a judge’s ruling in 2016 striking down a similar law.

The organization that successfully challenged the previous incarnation, One Wisconsin Institute, said on Friday it will do so again.

Michigan’s Republican-controlled legislature is expected to pass measures soon that would curb the powers of the incoming Democratic governor, attorney general and secretary of state. Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, has not indicated whether he would sign the bills.

In North Carolina, much of the legislation passed by Republicans in 2016 to weaken the incoming Democratic governor, Roy Cooper, has been tied up in court challenges.
California ready for close-up in 2020 primaries


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>Liberal groups move to sue after Walker signs lame-duck bills in Wisconsin

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/12/14/scott-walker-legislation-suit-1066001

Two liberal groups announced that they will take legal action in response to Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's decision to sign legislation limiting the powers of Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers.

The One Wisconsin Institute, supported by the National Redistricting Foundation, said Friday afternoon that lawsuits would be coming after Walker signed the bills.

“This is a shameful attack on our democracy by politicians who will do anything to hold onto power,” former Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement from the National Redistricting Foundation. “After losing an election, Republicans in the state legislature are using their gerrymandered majorities and their defeated governor to ignore the will of the people. Their actions are grossly partisan, deeply undemocratic, and an attack on voting rights. They must not stand.”

Democrats have protested furiously since Republican state legislators started considering the legislation, which will restrict early voting periods in Wisconsin as well as limiting Evers' appointment power and shielding certain GOP policies from change.

Evers sounded a less combative note in his own statement.

"Today, Governor Walker chose to ignore and override the will of the people of Wisconsin," Evers said. "This will no doubt be his legacy. The people demanded a change on November 6th, and they asked us to solve problems, not pick petty, political fights."

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Lansing — Michigan’s Republican-led House late Wednesday approved new rules for petition drives that would limit the number of voter signatures that could be collected from voters who live in any one part of the state.

The 11 p.m. lame-duck vote came after a series of revisions designed to address concerns raised by Right to Life of Michigan, an anti-abortion group that has routinely used the initiative process to enact laws and blasted an earlier version of the bill.

Sponsoring Rep. Jim Lower, R-Cedar Lake, said his amended proposal would bring new transparency to petition drives increasingly funded by out-of-state special interest groups, but critics argued it would make the process harder for average citizens.

“It saddens me that my own political party is advocating for it,” said Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy. “When we say reforms, we really mean obstacles to the general public.”

Under the revised legislation now heading to the Senate, petition groups could collect no more than 15 percent of their signatures from any congressional district. Groups submitting signatures to the state would have to show the Secretary of State they met the requirement.

Paid circulators, but not volunteers, would be required to file an affidavit with the state before collecting any signatures, which would otherwise be invalidated. And petition sheets would have to indicate if the circulator is paid or a volunteer.

“This will bring much needed transparency and accountability into our petition gathering process,” Lower said. “It also ensures statewide input on these types of proposals.”

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>>326589
There's that cringy USI again.
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>>326303
>>So that Michigan voters will know when George Soros is funding a “native” petition in the state.
>Conspiracy theory

It works both ways.

>>DEMS: “What, we can't tell lies?! But that’s the foundation of our political beliefs!”
>Republican's will abuse this to invalid signatures on technicalities.

It works both ways.

>>to prevent ballot initiatives that will affect the entire state from being wholly generated by Blacks in Detroit, Flint and Saginaw.
>Once again Republicans using gerrymandering to rig elections

It works both ways.
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>>326512
>>326591
>cringy
Can you make an arguement without resorting to reddit tier memes?
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>>326602
Low effort bait
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Tbqh this bill seems like a good thing


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