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Trump tells LSU team Democrats trying to impeach son of a bitch

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Days before his Senate trial is to begin in earnest, President Donald Trump told the visiting LSU football team Friday: “They’re trying to impeach the son of a bitch, can you believe that?” Trump’s salty comment about himself came as he......
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Trump impeachment defense to include Ken Starr, Alan Dershowitz

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Honourable Kenneth W. Starr , former Independent Counsel (L) and U.S. Solicitor General and Attorney Alan Dershowitz. Getty Images President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team will include Ken Starr, whose investigation led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton,......
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Former GOP Rep. Chris Collins set to be sentenced in insider trading case

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) exits federal court on October 1, 2019 in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Disgraced former Rep. Chris Collins is set to be sentenced Friday in the insider-trading case that led him......
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Chief Justice John Roberts swears in senators for Trump’s impeachment trial

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts and the nation’s senators were sworn in Thursday afternoon for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. After being sworn in himself as presiding judge for the trial a little after 2 p.m. ET,......
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FBI visits Robert Hyde home, business amid Trump Ukraine probe

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here FBI agents on Thursday visited the Connecticut home and landscaping business of Robert Hyde, a Republican congressional candidate whose purported surveillance of the U.S. ambassador in Ukraine last year has become an issue in the impeachment of President Donald Trump.......
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Trump administration broke law in withholding Ukraine aid

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration broke the law by withholding congressionally approved military aid to Ukraine last summer “for a policy reason,” a top government watchdog said Thursday in a scathing report. The Government Accountability Office’s report came a day after the House......
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House delivers Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump that the House of Representatives passed in December were officially transmitted to the Senate on Wednesday, paving the way for a trial to begin as early as next week. Before the articles were......
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Jeffrey Epstein estate sued by US Virgin Islands over sex abuse

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA in 1984. Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty Images The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday sued the estate of late accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, alleging the wealthy investor raped and......
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Trump foe Michael Avenatti committed new crimes, prosecutors say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Adult film actress Stormy Daniels (Stephanie Clifford) and Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, speak to the media after a hearing related to Michael Cohen. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti was......
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Proposed Ohio Law Would Allow Police to Pull Over Drivers for Phone Use

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click to enlarge ~W~/FlickrCreativeCommons In the near future in the Buckeye State, you could end up paying a fine for checking your Instagram direct messages. A bill introduced yesterday in the Ohio House of Representatives would allow police to pull over drivers they witness using their phones, tablets or other......
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Ex-Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested on bail violation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside of a New York court house after a hearing in a case where he is accused of stealing $300,000 from a former client, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels on July 23, 2019......
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Giuliani requested meeting with Ukraine president

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lev Parnas arrives at Federal Court on December 17, 2019 in New York City. Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, appears in court on Tuesday as federal prosecutors seek to have his bail revoked for allegedly concealing a $1 million......
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Trump impeachment trial could start next Tuesday, McConnell says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after a luncheon on Capitol Hill January 13, 2020, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin as soon as next week, Senate Majority......
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Sentence recomendation for Rep. Chris Collins in insider trading case

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal prosecutors on Monday urged a judge to sentence former Rep. Chris Collins, a New York Republican, later this week to nearly five years in prison for an insider trading case, citing his lies to FBI agents and his apparent......
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de Blasio gave Trump statements to prosecutors due to possible crime

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference at City Hall on January 3, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that......
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MIT puts professor on leave for Jeffrey Epstein donations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeffrey Epstein in 2004. Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty Images The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Friday that it had placed one of its tenured professors on paid administrative leave after finding that he “purposefully failed to inform......
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Trump border wall can use military money during legal challenge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Construction begins along the U.S. border with Mexico where the new border wall will replace old fencing on August 23, 2019 in Calexico, CA. Carolyn Van Houten | The Washington Post | Getty Images A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday......
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Harvey Weinstein asks judge to withdraw from rape case

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Harvey Weinstein arrives to court on January 8, 2020 in New York City. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Harvey Weinstein’s defense lawyers on Wednesday asked New York City judge to step aside from presiding over his rape case because of......
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Prosecutors call for Trump advisor Michael Flynn to serve jail time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Michael Flynn, former U.S. national security adviser, exits federal court in Washington, D.C., on Monday, June 24, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Federal prosecutors urged a judge Tuesday to sentence former national security advisor Michael Flynn later......
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What college is like for students with disabilities, according to a Harvard grad

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here “Can you hear me?” The voice coming through my earbuds sounds scratchy. The earbuds connect to an FM receiver, part of an assistive listening device. Harvard Law School hired American Sign Language interpreters with voice transliteration skills to provide access......

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