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Venezuela in Chaos: Juan Guaido Proclaims Himself Interim President, Military Backs Maduro

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/24/2019 at 5:00pm
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Venezuela’s downward spiral gained some speed on Wednesday after National Assembly President Juan Guaido declared himself as the interim president. He claimed it’s the only way “to rescue Venezuela from ‘dictatorship.'”

Guaido did this, even though Nicolas Maduro was sworn in a few weeks ago for another term, “after the Venezuelan National...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Cohen

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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A day after President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen postponed his Congressional testimony, the Senate Intelligence Committee served him with a subpoena.

Cohen’s lawyer Lanny Davis confirmed he received the subpoena.

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Gun Control Advocate Bloomberg Wants More Armed Guards at Johns Hopkins

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/24/2019 at 12:00pm
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Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg loves gun control, which is why I find it odd that he wants more armed guards at Johns Hopkins University. From The New York Post:

Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg — a staunch advocate for gun control — said the lack of armed security guards at his alma...

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Nathan Phillips Continues to Play Victim in NBC Interview

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:00am 1/24/2019 at 11:00am
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A day after she interviewed Nick Sandmann, NBC’s Savannah Guthrie interviewed Nathan Phillips.

Many considered the interview “too soft” compared to the one with Sandmann. They may have a point as Guthrie allowed Phillips to continue to play victim despite evidence coming out that he confronted the Covington Catholic students at the...

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Minnesota Lawmakers Want Teachers Trained in ‘Cultural Competency’

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00am 1/24/2019 at 10:00am

Minnesota state lawmakers want teachers to pass “cultural competency training” before the state re-certifies them. This includes training on topics like “gender identity” and “implicit bias.” From The Minnesota Sun:

According to Senate File (SF) 289, the training program would promote “self-reflection, effective interaction with people of different cultures, and discussion on...

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UGA TA: ‘It is Just a Fact of History That Racial Justice Often Comes at the Cost of White Life’

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 8:00am 1/24/2019 at 8:00am

University of Georgia TA Irami Osei-Frimpong came under fire after he tweeted that “some white people may have to die for black communities to be made whole in this struggle to advance to freedom.”

Osei-Frimpong didn’t back away from his claims when he spoke with Tim Bryant, a radio host on a...

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Trump Will Deliver State of the Union After the Shutdown

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Posted by    Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7:00am 1/24/2019 at 7:00am

We now, sort of, know when the State of the Union will happen after a day of passive aggressive letters between President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

Trump tweeted at 11:12PM ET on Wednesday night that he will deliver the SOTU after the shutdown.

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Sheila Jackson Lee Resigns From CBC Foundation Amid Lawsuit From Former Staffer

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/23/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last week, reports came out that Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) faces a lawsuit from a former staffer who claimed the congresswoman fired her after she said a former employee of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) raped her in 2015.

Jackson Lee has now resigned as CBC Foundation chairwoman and stepped...

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Pelosi to Trump: No State of the Union in the House During Government Shutdown

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 4:19pm 1/23/2019 at 4:19pm
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This morning, President Donald Trump sent Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi a letter to inform her that he will deliver the State of the Union (SOTU) on January 29.

Pelosi said that the SOTU will not happen in the House chambers as long as the government is closed.

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Michael Cohen Postpones Congressional Testimony Claiming Threats From Trump, Giuliani

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/23/2019 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has decided to postpone his testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee due to “ongoing threats against his family” from Trump and Trump’s current lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

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Nathan Phillips Attempted to Disrupt Mass at D.C.’s National Shrine

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/23/2019 at 1:30pm
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Catholic News Agency (CNA) reported on Tuesday that Phillips led a rally in an attempt to disrupt Mass at DC’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception last S...

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Trump to Pelosi: ‘I Will be Honoring Your Invitation’ to Deliver State of the Union Next Week

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 12:46pm 1/23/2019 at 12:46pm

President Donald Trump has informed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in a letter that he will honor her previous invitation to deliver the State of the Union in Congress on January 29.

He told Pelosi, “It would be so very sad for our Country if the State of the Union...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Attacked Covington Catholic Students, Defended Hate Group

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:34am 1/23/2019 at 11:34am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has only been in Congress for a few weeks, but she has faced backlash day after day for remarks. The latest comes from a tweet that attacked the Covington Catholic students three days after the incident.

She has since deleted the tweet.

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Behar: People Smeared the Covington Students ‘Because We’re Desperate to Get Trump Out of Office’

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 9:00am 1/23/2019 at 9:00am
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On The View, Whoopi Goldberg asked why so many in the media and celebrities jumped to conclusions about the viral video with the Covington Catholic students.

Without skipping a beat, Joy Behar confirmed what everyone already knew: “Because we’re desperate to get Trump out of office.”

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Rep. Elise Stefanik Wants to Help the GOP Tackle Its ‘Gender Crisis’

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/22/2019 at 7:00pm
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Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) witnessed the GOP take a hit in the 2018 midterms in the House where the number of GOP women was reduced from 23 to 13.

Stefanik wants to change that through her leadership political action committee called E-PAC.

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GOP Develops Small Dollar Donation Fundraising System to Counter ActBlue

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/22/2019 at 5:00pm
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According to Politico, the GOP finally has an answer to the Democrat Party’s ActBlue, which brought in over $700 million small-dollar donations in 2018:

Following weeks of closed-door discussions, Republicans have agreed to create a new platform dubbed Patriot Pass, which will be used to cultivate and process online donations. The GOP...

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Giuliani: Trump team reached out to Mueller office after BuzzFeed article, both “agreed a significant portion of it was false”

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Posted by    Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/21/2019 at 7:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said that his legal team reached out to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office after BuzzFeed dropped a supposed bombshell that Trump told former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.

Giuliani said that both sides “agreed a significant portion of it was false.”

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