About: Mary Chastain

Mary covers international news, with a special interest in Ukraine and Russia. She covered the Ukraine crisis at Breitbart News since the Euromaidan protests broke out in 2013. She wrote about sports, especially tennis and hockey, at Breitbart. Mary also contributed snark to Misfit Politics.

Mary loves her Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks, tennis, cats, Diet Coke, and wine.




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Trump Derangement Syndrome Fatigue: Impeachment Viewership 32% Lower Than Comey Hearings

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/14/2019 at 7:30pm
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Fatigue from Trump Derangement Syndrome? The first day of impeachment hearings only brought in 13.1 million viewers.

The number becomes bleaker considering how many channels carried the hearing.

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Michael Avenatti Gets Two Conspiracy Charges Dropped, Feds Add Fraud Charge

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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In March, the Southern District of New York (SDNY) charged lawyer Michael Avenatti with trying to extort over $20 million from Nike.

The feds changed the indictment by dropping two conspiracy charges but added a wire fraud charge.

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Graham Wants Schiff to Testify if Senate has Impeachment Trial

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:27am 11/14/2019 at 11:27am
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) wants House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to testify if the Senate has an impeachment trial:

“As a matter of oversight, I’m not going to call a House member, but if you impeach the president of the United States, I want to find out if in fact Schiff...

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CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin: Witnesses Having No Contact With Trump is ‘a Problem’ for Impeachment

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Posted by    Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 9:00am 11/14/2019 at 9:00am
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CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin admitted that the witnesses in today’s impeachment hearing not having contact with President Donald Trump could cause problems for the Democrats.

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Sanders Says Ocasio-Cortez ‘Will Play a Very, Very Important Role’ in His White House

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 8:00pm 11/13/2019 at 8:00pm
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gushed over Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in a joint interview in Iowa.

He apparently adores her so much that he wants her in his White House.

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Trump ‘Too Busy to Watch’ Impeachment Hearing, But Retweeting Critiques

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 2:08pm 11/13/2019 at 2:08pm
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President Donald Trump has only tweeted out two original comments about the impeachment hearing. He claimed he is “too busy to watch it,” but has retweeted sharp criticisms of the impeachment inquiry.

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Kent Confirms U.S. Has Always Had Conditions on Loans to Ukraine

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12:35pm 11/13/2019 at 12:35pm
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George Kent, a diplomat in the State Department, testified that America has always placed conditions on all loans to Ukraine:

“There are and always have been conditionality placed on our sovereign loan guarantees for Ukraine. Conditions include anti-corruption reforms, as well as meeting larger stability goals and social safety nets. The International...

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Schiff Claims He Does ‘Not Know the Identity of the Whistleblower’

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:27am 11/13/2019 at 11:27am
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Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff claimed once again he does not know the identity of the whistleblower who set off the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

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Nunes Criticizes ‘Democrats’ Scorched Earth War Against President Donald Trump’

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:03am 11/13/2019 at 11:03am
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House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes unloaded on the Democrats in his opening statement in its impeachment inquiry:

In a July open hearing of this committee following publication of the Mueller report, the Democrats engaged in a last-ditch effort to convince the American people that President Trump is a Russian agent....

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LIVE: House Democrats Host First Public Hearing on Trump Impeachment Inquiry

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 9:45am 11/13/2019 at 9:45am
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The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will hold its first public hearing on its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

The hearing in front of the House Intelligence Committee begins at 10AM ET.

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D.C. Bars Opening Early, Offering Specials Due to Impeachment Hearing

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 9:00am 11/13/2019 at 9:00am
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Oh, how I love capitalism!

Washington, DC, bars will open early on Wednesday and offer drink specials due to the first public impeachment hearing. From NBC Washington:

[Union Pub] Attendees will be able to choose from a variety of themed specials, such as Union Pub’s “ImPEACHment Please” and The Partisan’s combo that features...

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Supreme Court Will Not Halt Sandy Hook Families Lawsuit Against Remington

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 11/12/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Supreme Court decided on Monday morning not to consider the request by gun manufacturer Remington Arms to stop the case against them by the Sandy Hook families.

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Students for Life is Helping a Young Mom Finish College After Launching ‘Pregnant on Campus Initiative’

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Students for Life of America (SLFA) has stepped in to help one young mother finish her education after she lost her financial aid due to her pregnancy with her son.

Ruth Asmarzadeh felt pressure to have an abortion but chose life. In the process, she lost her financial aid to Pikes Peak...

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Report: Many Undecided Democratic Voters Care About Electability, Not Ideology

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/11/2019 at 5:00pm
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The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that many of the undecided voters in early primary states look more towards the electability of candidates instead of ideology:

Sarah Zbornik thinks Pete Buttigieg is authentic and inspiring. But Elizabeth Warren has the “let’s go get ’em” attitude that she thinks the country...

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Nikki Haley Claims Tillerson, Kelly Wanted Her to Help Them to Undermine Trump

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/11/2019 at 1:00pm
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Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley revealed in her new memoir that former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and former Chief of Staff John Kelly tried to recruit her to undermine President Donald Trump.

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Bolivia’s Socialist Evo Morales Resigns Due to Election Fraud Allegations

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Bolivian Socialist President Evo Morales resigned on Sunday after only a month in office in his fourth term. He faced accusations of election fraud after “serious irregularities.” From CNN:

Morales said he was stepping down “for the good of the country,” which has been roiled by protests in the days following the...

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Trump Tells Reporters He Doesn’t Want Public Impeachment Hearings, Calls Whistleblower a ‘Disgrace’

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press conference on the White House lawn.

He touched on many subjects, including the impeachment inquiry, the whistleblower, Russia’s May Day parade, and Michael Bloomberg entering the presidential race.

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