Trump News TV from Michael_Novakhov (9 sites): CNN’s YouTube Videos: Cuomo criticizes House Democrats over anti-hate resolution


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CNN’s Chris Cuomo discusses the House of Representatives passing a resolution broadly condemning hate and intolerance, including anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim discrimination, in the wake of controversy over Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar. #CNN #News

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“crime and terror” – Google News: Young: No change in US travel advisory – Trinidad News

Young: No change in US travel advisory  Trinidad News

NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young says there has been no change to the US travel advisory on TT when compared to the previous advisory. The latest …

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Putin’s Spokesman Calls Mueller Investigation Results ‘Laughable’


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On Tuesday, March 5, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov attacked what he described as an “overabundance” of investigations regarding Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and alleged attempts to influence President Donald Trump.

“There are so many of these investigations their importance has certainly been devalued,” Peskov said.

He said investigative efforts have become increasingly less serious, adding that not one of the probes has resulted in anything but “laughable results.”

“We have neither the opportunity nor the desire to comment on every new investigation initiated by one or another group of U.S. lawmakers,” he said, adding that it is “probably not our business; it’s the business of the U.S.”



On May 17, 2017, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the appointment of former Department of Justice official and FBI Director Robert Mueller to “serve as Special Counsel to oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters.”

Mueller was tasked, among other things, with investigating “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump.”

Since then, the Mueller investigation has resulted in more than three dozen criminal indictments, as well as guilty pleas and four prison sentences.

Among those indicted were 12 Russian military intelligence officers charged with hacking the Democratic Party’s computers, stealing their data and publishing that information to impact the 2016 election.

In addition, three entities and 13 Russian individuals, including “Putin’s Chef,” Yevgeny Prigozhin, and his Internet Research Agency, a so-called “troll factory,” were indicted for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in order to “sow discord in the U.S. political system,” support the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald Trump and disparage then-candidate Hillary Clinton.



The indictment also stated that some of the defendants “posing as U.S. persons and without revealing their Russian association, communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign and with other political activists to seek to coordinate political activities.”

Former Trump campaign head Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Prior to his guilty pleas, Manafort was found guilty on eight counts of financial crimes in a trial in federal court in Virginia.

On March 7, Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison — just short of four years — for the Virginia convictions. The former campaign chief will face sentencing later in other guilty pleas.

Long-time Manafort associate and Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleaded guilty to lying to investigators.

Another Manafort associate, alleged former GRU operative Konstantin Kilimnik was charged with witness tampering, conspiracy and obstruction of justice. In an improperly redacted court filing, defense lawyers for Manafort accidentally revealed that Mueller had accused Manafort of discussing a “Ukraine peace plan” with Kilimnik “on more than one occasion.”

None of the criminal charges against Manafort, Gates or Kilimnik directly involve Donald Trump or his 2016 presidential campaign.

Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with former Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak.

Former Trump foreign policy aide George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to making materially false statements to the FBI regarding conversations with an allegedly Kremlin-linked Maltese professor who claimed to have “dirt” on Hillary Clinton.

Amid reports that Mueller’s investigation might be coming to an end, various scenarios are still possible, including the possibility that his final report will not be made public.



Whatever the outcome, the Mueller investigation’s efforts to determine the nature of the Kremlin’s influence campaign, as demonstrated by the number of Mueller indictments, suggests the probe has been efficacious.

Polygraph.info therefore finds Peskov’s comment to be false.

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Palmer Report: Paul Manafort’s judge T.S. Ellis is a blatant racist, and we can prove it


Federal Judge T.S. Ellis handed Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort a four year prison sentence tonight, on charges that came with a nineteen to twenty-four year sentencing guideline. Manafort will die in prison anyway, thanks to the other trial he’s been convicted in, but this is nonetheless a travesty of justice. Has this guy Ellis been bought off? Is he mentally incompetent? Is he a racist? As it turns out, there’s proof of the latter.




It’s not that Judge T.S. Ellis has a soft spot for white collar criminals. It’s that he has a soft spot for white people. We can prove it. Back when Congressman William Jefferson was convicted on white collar corruption charges that were not as severe as Manafort’s crimes, this same judge T.S. Ellis sent Jefferson to prison for thirteen years. The only difference? Jefferson is black.




This is not to say that William Jefferson didn’t deserve the thirteen years he got; he was clearly guilty. But if Jefferson deserved thirteen years, then by that same logic, Paul Manafort deserved twice as much prison time, for committing crimes that were twice as severe. That’s not just our opinion; there’s a reason why the sentencing guidelines for Manafort’s crimes stretch as high as 24 years. Yet Ellis gave Manafort less than one-third as much time as he gave to Jefferson.



So yeah, Judge T.S. Ellis likes to put black white-collar criminals in prison for a lot longer than he likes to put white white-collar criminals in prison. That’s before getting to the extraordinarily harsh sentences Ellis has handed black criminals on drug convictions. This judge is a racist, and he needs to be impeached before he can do any more damage to the justice system.



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Palmer Report: Paul Manafort is still going to spend the rest of his life in prison – and so is Donald Trump

Paul Manafort has just been sentenced to four years in prison, which is ridiculous, but still devastating for him. Manafort still has yet to be sentenced in his other federal trial next week, where another decade or more will be tacked on. New York State will tack on even more years. That’s before getting to whether Mueller re-files the ten deadlocked federal charges. Manafort is 69 years old. He’s almost certainly going to die in prison. That makes Manafort the first criminal co-conspirator in the Trump-Russia election rigging scandal to be handed this particularly dark fate. But he won’t be the only one.

Michael Cohen is only going to prison for three years. He got lucky. He’s led a life of crime, but he managed to steer clear of the election rigging plot that’s going to effectively end a number of lives. Michael Flynn got lucky as well. He committed treason or its statutory equivalent, yet because he happened to have evidence to take everyone else down, and he was the very first to flip, he’s getting off with a slap on the wrist. But that’s where the leniency ends.


Donald Trump Jr, who committed espionage, and who appears to have his hand in an endless number of money laundering, insurance fraud, and bank fraud schemes, could easily end up with an even longer prison sentence than Paul Manafort. Junior is 41 years old. Maybe he’ll get out someday. Jared Kushner’s entire real estate empire is one alleged criminal scheme, and he stands accused of selling U.S. classified secrets to foreign governments. If he’s convicted on all of it, he could conceivably go to prison for the rest of his life. But these aren’t the people who have to worry the most.




Roger Stone is 66 years old. He’s been hit with seven felony charges thus far, with seemingly dozens more coming. The evidence against him is overwhelming. If he doesn’t cut a plea deal, he’ll likely die in prison. Jeff Sessions is 72 years old. If he sees any prison time at all for his perjury and his conspiracy with the Russians, he’ll probably never get out. The same goes for 74 year old Rudy Giuliani. This is all rather morbid, but the reality is that these people participated in a treason plot, stole the election, and hijacked the United States government. They’re no different than any other terrorists who have attacked the United States.




By the way, if you haven’t figured it out by now, there are no magic pardons. There’s a reason Donald Trump has disingenuously dangled pardons at his underlings, but never intended to go through with it. State level charges alone ensure that federal pardons won’t get anyone off the hook. And that’s before getting to questions of whether an attempted federal pardon of an alleged co-conspirator would be struck down by the courts.



Really, there’s one person who has to worry the most: Donald Trump himself. He’s committed roughly all the same crimes that Paul Manafort has committed, along with all the crimes that Donald Trump Jr and Jared Kushner stand accused of committing, and then some. The minute Trump is no longer in office, he’ll be arrested and charged with dozens if not hundreds of felonies. The evidence is beyond overwhelming. Unless he cuts a resignation deal soon in exchange for reduced criminal charges, Donald Trump will die in prison.



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“trump as danger to National Security” – Google News: Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database – WLOS

Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database  WLOS

The U. S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and “instigators” during an investigation into last year’s migrant caravan, infuriating …

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“trump investigated by the fbi” – Google News: Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database – WLOS

Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database  WLOS

The U. S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and “instigators” during an investigation into last year’s migrant caravan, infuriating …

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Politics: Czech leader is the latest to bask in Tump’s preference for Eastern- and Central European politicians

Trump has hosted several right-leaning populist or nationalist Eastern- and Central European leaders in recent months as he seeks to boost leaders who share his worldview at a time when more traditional U.S. allies have grown wary of their dealings with the U.S. president.

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“Trump Investigations” – Google News: Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison – CNN

Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison  CNN

Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison Thursday for convictions stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s …

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“2016 Presidential Election Investigation” – Google News: House Trump investigation – Washington Times

House Trump investigation  Washington Times

The Democratic-controlled House Judiciary Committee launched a sweeping investigation this week to determine if there are grounds for President Trump’s …

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“trump under federal investigation” – Google News: Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison – GoErie.com

Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison  GoErie.com

Under federal sentencing guidelines, Manafort could receive a 20-year sentence Thursday, though most observers expect he will receive less than that.

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“Trump Investigations” – Google News: Paul Manafort sentencing: ex-Trump campaign chief faces prison term – live – The Guardian

Paul Manafort sentencing: ex-Trump campaign chief faces prison term – live  The Guardian

Paul Manafort is expected to address the judge before his sentencing, his attorneys have said. Prosecutors have argued that Manafort is still a wealthy man and …

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“Russian Intelligence services and organized crime” – Google News: Relatives of Americans held in Iran testify before House subcommittee – Fox News

Relatives of Americans held in Iran testify before House subcommittee  Fox News

The family members of three Americans held captive in Iran testified before a congressional subcommittee on Thursday, asking President Trump and U.S. …

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“putin and trump” – Google News: We can judge Trump by the company he keeps – theday.com

We can judge Trump by the company he keeps  theday.com

If you collected the despots Trump has singled out for praise, you would have an international version of the storied Apalachin meeting, the 1957 mobster.

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“trump and putin” – Google News: We can judge Trump by the company he keeps – theday.com

We can judge Trump by the company he keeps  theday.com

If you collected the despots Trump has singled out for praise, you would have an international version of the storied Apalachin meeting, the 1957 mobster.

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“putin won US 2016 election” – Google News: We can judge Trump by the company he keeps – theday.com

We can judge Trump by the company he keeps  theday.com

If you collected the despots Trump has singled out for praise, you would have an international version of the storied Apalachin meeting, the 1957 mobster.

“putin won US 2016 election” – Google News

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“Putin and American political process” – Google News: How Mueller’s team fears Russia could learn US secrets in court case – ABC News

How Mueller’s team fears Russia could learn US secrets in court case  ABC News

Mueller’s team argued Thursday that if it’s forced to hand over millions of “sensitive” documents to Russian individuals, Russia could mine it for operational …

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“trump and republican party” – Google News: Economic reality trumps policy fantasy – The Boston Globe

Economic reality trumps policy fantasy  The Boston Globe

Think of our record trade deficit and growing budgetary hole as dual reality gaps, twin measures of the disparity between fantasyland and the world we live in.

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Lawfare – Hard National Security Choices: Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems: Recent Developments

On March 25-29, the U.N.’s Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) will meet for the third consecutive year to discuss developments and strategies in the field of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS). As a subsidiary body of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), the GGE brings together High Contracting Parties, state signatories, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations and academic bodies in an effort to define LAWS, debate best practices, and recommend steps to address the potential development and use of LAWS in the future. It’s been six months since the GGE last met, and this will be the first of two GGE meetings taking place in 2019 (for more information on the GGE’s prior meetings, see here and here). This post will cover all you need to know about where relevant stakeholders stand leading up to the March meeting.

Background on LAWS

As a general matter, LAWS are weapons that can select, detect and engage targets with little to no human intervention. Though there is no singularly accepted definition of LAWS, the term typically covers a broad array of potential weapons systems, ranging from fully autonomous weapons that can launch attacks without any human involvement to semi-autonomous weapons that require affirmative human action to execute a mission. Critics of LAWS focus primarily on fully autonomous weapons, dubbing LAWS “killer robots” and questioning their ability to respect human life and comply with international humanitarian law (IHL). Others, like the U.S. government, foresee potential advantages of the technology, arguing that LAWS’s automated targeting features might actually augment states’ abilities to meet IHL requirements through increased accuracy and efficiency. While it’s too soon to tell whether LAWS’s capabilities are a feature or a bug, the GGE’s ultimate decisions may have profound consequences for the development and use of LAWS.

Global Developments

Before reviewing the GGE’s and High Contracting Parties’ most recent meetings, it’s worth surveying the global pulse on attitudes toward LAWS and highlighting key developments in the public and private spheres.

To start, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (CSKR)—two of the chief proponents of a preemptive LAWS ban—have kept busy on the advocacy front. In August 2018, HRW published a report in conjunction with Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) entitled, “Heed the Call: A Moral and Legal Imperative to Ban Killer Robots.” As in its earlier reports—see here and here—HRW called for a preemptive ban on the development, production and use of LAWS. But this new report went one step further, arguing that fully autonomous weapons would contravene the Martens Clause, which was introduced into the preamble to the 1899 Hague Convention (II) on the Laws and Customs of War on Land, and effectively guarantees a base level of protection under IHL even in the absence of specifically applicable treaties. According to HRW and the IHRC, fully autonomous weapons would be unable to comply with “principles of humanity” and “dicates of public conscience”—the Martens Clause’s two fundamental pillars.

A few months later, HRW and CSKR probed this idea of public conscience further, releasing results from a market research study on the strategic, legal and moral implications of LAWS. The study found that 61 percent of adults surveyed across 26 countries oppose LAWS—a 5  percent increase from survey results in 2017. Moreover, a majority of survey respondents in 20 of these countries expressed disapproval of LAWS, including those in countries whose governments have opposed a preemptive ban. Accordingly, CSKR concluded that “public opinion is in line with [CSKR’s] call for action to prevent the development of killer robots.” Although these surveys do not directly inform analyses under international law (unless, as HRW and the IHRC suggest, they contribute to an understanding of the “dictates of public conscience”), they do provide an interesting proxy for how opinio juris—a state’s belief that something is legally obligatory—is developing with respect to LAWS.

Apart from HSW and CSKR’s efforts, at the Paris Peace Forum marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres explicitly called for a ban on LAWS, stating, “Imagine the consequences of an autonomous system that could, by itself, target and attack human beings. I call upon States to ban these weapons, which are politically unacceptable and morally repugnant.” And in mid-February, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting, participants expressed dissatisfaction with the GGE’s overall progress. In particular, CSKR declared its intention to refocus its advocacy efforts domestically given the relative inaction and “diploma[tic] … fail[ures]” at the international level.

Meanwhile, in the private sector, LAWS have garnered significant attention as well. In June 2018, Google came under fire as thousands of its employees signed a petition urging the company to cease involvement in Project Maven—a contract with the Department of Defense to develop artificial intelligence for analyzing drone footage (which Google employees feared could one day facilitate the development or use of LAWS). Facing pressure from employees and technology experts across the globe, Google subsequently announced its decision not to renew its contract for Project Maven and vowed not to “design or deploy AI … [for] technologies that cause or are likely to cause overall harm.” In July 2018, over 200 organizations and 3,000 individuals (including Elon Musk, Google DeepMind’s founders and CEOs of various robotics companies) followed suit, pledging to “neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons.” In light of these highly publicized events, the Defense Department recently tasked the Defense Innovation Board (comprising high-profile Silicon Valley tech leaders) with developing ethical principles to guide the department’s use of AI in military weapons and operations. The board has already concluded its first meeting and plans to publicly release its recommendations this June.

Highlights from the GGE’s August 2018 Meeting

While members of the private and public sectors have started to take concrete actions against LAWS, the same cannot be said of the GGE, despite increasing opposition to such weapons.

By the time the GGE met last August, 26 states supported a ban on fully autonomous weapons systems—four more than at the April 2018 meeting. However, 12 states—including Russia, the U.S. and the U.K.—opposed even negotiating a treaty on LAWS.

In advance of the August meeting, eight states submitted working papers. Though the papers discussed a wide variety of issues—ranging from the proper terminology and characterizations of LAWS to suggested approaches for regulating their development and use—the most commonly discussed issue concerned the concept of meaningful human control. While multiple papers reiterated the importance of holding humans accountable for their decisions to develop and deploy LAWS, some states expressed differing views on the proper way to conceptualize human control. For instance, whereas Brazil viewed human control as inextricably tied to the weapon’s level of autonomy, the U.S. sought to refocus the debate on human “judgment,” arguing that the key question is not the extent of control a human retains over the weapon, but whether “machines [can] effectuate the intention of commanders” and “enable personnel to exercise appropriate levels of judgment over the use of force.” According to the U.S., fewer opportunities for human control (and higher degrees of automation) can lead to greater alignment between human intentions and actual outcomes. Meanwhile, France appeared to express a middle-ground view, acknowledging that autonomy can improve the decision-making process, but expressing concern with operators’ ability to take charge of LAWS given their potentially inexplicable and unpredictable nature. States expressed a similar variety of positions during the meeting itself, and the GGE ultimately decided to continue these discussions at the next meeting. (Ljupčo Jivan Gjorgjinski, the chairman for the 2019 meeting, has specifically included discussions on human control and human-machine interactions in the March agenda.)

In an effort to convert their discussions into action items, states and organizations also proposed three main avenues to address the future development and use of LAWS. On one end of the spectrum, Austria, Brazil and Chile urged the GGE to “negotiate a legally-binding instrument” to address LAWS. The majority of delegations favored this option, with some states and organizations renewing their support for a ban, while others advocated for some degree of regulation (albeit in an unspecified form). Notwithstanding this widespread support, five states—the U.S., Russia, Australia, South Korea and Israel—effectively quashed further conversations on the matter. (As CSKR noted in its discussion of the survey mentioned above, these countries’ opposition to negotiating a legally binding instrument is particularly interesting given that—with the exception of Israel—a majority of survey respondents in each of these countries oppose “the use of [LAWS] in war.”) On the other end of the spectrum, a number of states—including Australia, the U.K. and Argentina—proposed continuing discussions “of existing obligations under international law” and elucidating best practices under IHL, specifically under Article 36 of the First Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions.

As a third, intermediate approach, Germany and France suggested a political declaration to formally express areas of consensus and elaborate guiding principles regarding human control and accountability. At least 10 states’ delegations voiced support for this option, with some (such as Spain and Sri Lanka) viewing it as a stepping stone toward restrictions on LAWS, and others (such as Ireland and Poland) expressing general interest in the idea. By the end of the August meeting, the GGE voted to include a fourth and final option in its report—namely, a recognition that “no further legal measures were needed” since “IHL is fully applicable to potential [LAWS].” However, the GGE ultimately kicked the can down the road, recommending that it meet in 2019 under the current mandate, declining to formally adopt any of the proposed measures.

The August meeting was notable for two final reasons. First, according to commentary on the meeting by Reaching Critical Will (the disarmament division of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and a frequent commentator on CCW meetings), the U.S. and Russia shocked other members of the GGE by doubting the relevance of international human rights law to autonomous weapons systems—even though prior GGE meetings appeared to take the applicability of such law as a given. In response, multiple states—such as Costa Rica, Panama, China and Cuba—pushed back, proposing a variety of solutions ranging from maintaining an explicit reference to international human rights law to mentioning the U.N. Charter. The GGE’s report—per the recommendation of China—“affirmed that international law, in particular the United Nations Charter and [IHL] as well as relevant ethical perspectives, should guide the continued work of the Group.” Second, much of the GGE’s debate centered on broader messaging concerns. Whereas some states, like the U.S., urged the GGE to discuss the benefits of LAWS (such as the capacity for greater targeting precision and less collateral damage), others fervently opposed any mention of such benefits absent an accompanying explanation of the associated risks. Similarly, a handful of states stressed the importance of “avoid[ing] the image that states believe” LAWS “are already in operation”—or “that these systems will be in operation one day.

Highlights from the High Contracting Parties’ November 2018 Meeting

Following the GGE’s August 2018 meeting, “all CCW States parties” convened for the Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW Nov. 21–23, 2018. Since the Convention and its Protocols cover all sorts of weapons and weapons systems, only a fraction of the November meeting dealt specifically with LAWS. But there were two developments of note. First, the International Committee of the Red Cross submitted a working paper prior to the meeting, which recommended that states develop an understanding of human control—a focus dictated by law and ethics—and provided questions to help inform the development of a practical understanding of the concept. Second—and perhaps most importantly—El Salvador and Morocco each called for a LAWS ban during the meeting, raising the number of states officially in support of a ban from 26 to 28.

Looking Ahead

So what to expect this March? According to Chairman Gjorgjinski, the “IHL prism” is the name of the game: IHL principles will “permeate all areas of [the GGE]’s focus. While the tentative agenda does not include general debate, it does provide for discussions on the impact of LAWS on IHL with a premium on “precis[ion] and specific[ity].” But building consensus may prove especially difficult this time around—unlike previous meetings, which lasted for 10 days, the GGE will meet for just seven days this year, only five of which will involve substantive debate. And as CSKR points out, all it takes is “one state [to] block agreement sought by the rest,” an outcome that may be all the more likely given the highly condensed opportunities for meaningful discussion.

On March 8, stakeholders will submit working papers to the CCW (which can be found here). If past is prologue, these working papers will set the tone for the March meeting as states and organizations stake out their positions on various topics and identify likely pressure points in the upcoming debate.

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Trump is a national security risk – and still Republicans back him | Walter Shapiro

The Great Jared Kushner Clearance Caper is just the latest affair to prove this presidency is a danger to America

Dating back to the cold war, voters have stubbornly clung to the image of Republicans as unflinching patriots and Democrats as feckless security risks. That was the political subtext of the angry chants of “Lock her up” at Donald Trump campaign rallies, which were often led by future felon and defrocked national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Related: Dave Eggers: why Donald Trump could win again

Related: Democrats: Cohen’s testimony will be a map to key witnesses and investigations

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House panel seeks Trump documents from 81 individuals and organizations

  • Trump’s sons and Jared Kushner asked to provide papers
  • Judiciary committee gives recipients two weeks to respond
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A House of Representatives panel led by Democrats sent document requests to 81 individuals and organizations associated with Donald Trump on Monday, in the most aggressive play yet by the newly installed Congress to investigate alleged wrongdoing by the president.

Related: Democrats target Trump Jr, Weisselberg and more as investigations grow

Before you impeach somebody, you have to persuade the American public that it ought to happen

We are now going to focus like a laser. That’s why we’re starting with these requests

Related: Donald Trump tells a fake American story. We must tell the real one | Robert Reich

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UPDATE 1-Democrats bar Fox News from televising debates after reported Trump ties

WASHINGTON, March 6- The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday said it will not allow Fox News to televise any of its candidates’ political debates through 2020, citing a report this week on the conservative media network’s ties to U.S. “Recent reporting in the New Yorker on the inappropriate relationship between President Trump, his administration and…
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M.N.: Leave that lovely little girl alone. She will grow up and she will wisen up (ziz iz zi Brooklynzsm exzprezzion). And she will have a lot of good Jewish friends. That what we the Jews do: we try to understand the others. | Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is facing backlash to new comments she made about Israel. – 2:49 PM 3/7/2019


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M.N.: Leave that lovely little girl alone. She will grow up and she will wisen up (ziz iz zi Brooklynzsm exzprezzion). And she will have a lot of good Jewish friends. That what we the Jews do: we try to understand the others. 


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Trump News TV – Page – All Trump News Videos – In 25 Posts

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mikenov on Twitter: Trump Investigations: M.N.: Leave that lovely little girl alone. She wil… trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/03/mn-lea…

Trump Investigations: M.N.: Leave that lovely little girl alone. She wil… trumpinvestigations.blogspot.com/2019/03/mn-lea…


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“trump anxiety” – Google News: Farmer Patience on Tariffs Comes With Caution Flag for Trump – U.S. News & World Report

Farmer Patience on Tariffs Comes With Caution Flag for Trump  U.S. News & World Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa hog farmer Howard Hill is feeling the pinch from President Donald Trump’s get-tough trade policies — his pigs are selling for less …

“trump anxiety” – Google News

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“donald trump russia” – Google News: Sherrod Brown: Democratic senator from Ohio rules out 2020 run – live – The Guardian

Sherrod Brown: Democratic senator from Ohio rules out 2020 run – live  The Guardian

John Kelly says working for Trump was his ‘least enjoyable job while Paul Manafort will be sentenced Thursday afternoon.

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“Trump Investigations” – Google News: Sherrod Brown: Democratic senator from Ohio rules out 2020 run – live – The Guardian

Sherrod Brown: Democratic senator from Ohio rules out 2020 run – live  The Guardian

John Kelly says working for Trump was his ‘least enjoyable job while Paul Manafort will be sentenced Thursday afternoon.

“Trump Investigations” – Google News

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“Elections 2016 Investigation” – Google News: House Democrats Are Flooding Trump World With Demands. Here’s a Guide to the Investigations. – New York Times

House Democrats Are Flooding Trump World With Demands. Here’s a Guide to the Investigations.  New York Times

A handful of key House committees will lead the scrutiny of the president, his businesses, campaign and administration.

“Elections 2016 Investigation” – Google News

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“Putin Trump” – Google News: House Democrats Are Flooding Trump World With Demands. Here’s a Guide to the Investigations. – New York Times

House Democrats Are Flooding Trump World With Demands. Here’s a Guide to the Investigations.  New York Times

A handful of key House committees will lead the scrutiny of the president, his businesses, campaign and administration.

“Putin Trump” – Google News

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“putin and trump” – Google News: House Democrats Are Flooding Trump World With Demands. Here’s a Guide to the Investigations. – The New York Times

House Democrats Are Flooding Trump World With Demands. Here’s a Guide to the Investigations.  The New York Times

A handful of key House committees will lead the scrutiny of the president, his businesses, campaign and administration.

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Trump and Pence (by extension) VS. “Socialism” – Google Search


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Pence rips 2020 Democrats as ‘socialists,’ threat to freedom

Washington ExaminerMar 1, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence took the administration’s war on … It was freedom, not socialism, that ended slavery, won two world … more perfect union and extend the blessings of liberty to Americans … With an eye on the reelection, the vice president said that President Trump will make it a fight over freedom.
EDITORIAL: Democrats should lose the S-word
Colorado Springs GazetteMar 1, 2019

Remarks by Vice President Pence at CPAC 2019 | National Harbor, MD

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Remarks by Vice President Pence at CPAC 2019 | National Harbor, MD … Under President Donald Trump, working Americans are winning again. …. taxpayer dollars from funding abortion or abortion providers around the world. …. And it was freedom, not socialism, that gave us the highest quality of life, the …
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Trump’s CPAC speech was a road map for 2020 campaign

Washington ExaminerMar 4, 2019
To be sure, Trump’s remarks before the Conservative Political Action Conference … Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., that would extend Medicare to the whole … is Vice President Mike Pence, who on Friday warned of socialism’s … “Let’s face it, whether you like me or not, if my name is Smith instead of Trump, and …
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Trump and Pence (by extension) VS. “Socialism” – Google Search


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2 days ago – Socialism promises “prosperity, equality, and security” but has repeatedly … president, 72 percent of Americans say that they have total reservations or are … to create a more perfect union and extend the blessings of liberty to Americans … who serves with the advisory board of the Donald Trump campaign.
2 days ago – Meanwhile, 50 percent of Americans say that they view socialism negatively. … president, 72 percent of Americans say that they have total reservations or are … create a more perfect union and extend the blessings of liberty to Americans … who serves with the advisory board of the Donald Trump campaign.
6 days ago – Vice President Mike Pence took the administration’s war on … It was freedom, not socialism, that ended slavery, won two world … more perfect union and extend the blessings of liberty to Americans … With an eye on the reelection, the vice president said that President Trump will make it a fight over freedom.
6 days ago – A Trump campaign official said the campaign was exploring ways to use … Responding to Pence’s socialism accusation, Massachusetts Sen.
6 days ago – Remarks by Vice President Pence at CPAC 2019 | National Harbor, MD … Under President Donald Trump, working Americans are winning again. …. taxpayer dollars from funding abortion or abortion providers around the world. …. And it was freedom, not socialism, that gave us the highest quality of life, the …
6 days ago – “Freedom, not socialism” has led to America’s achievements on the world stage, … to keep these accomplishments or have Democrats get elected and reverse them. … Pence defended Trump for calling a national emergency on … Georgia AD Greg McGarity given 1-year contract extension 19 hrs ago.
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