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It seems likely that Mueller's office will ask Judge Amy Berman Jackson to stack additional prison time on top of the 47 months he was ordered to serve today. She will sentence him next week. From prosecutors' sentencing memo in that case
Mueller prosecutor Greg Andres: "Manafort did not provide valuable information to the special counsel that wasn't already known."
: News @MSNBC: "Cohen's lawyer contradicts Cohen's testimony about never seeking a Presidential Pardon."
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In 407-23 vote, House passes resolution condemning anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of hatred.
North Korea denuclearization still achievable in Trump first term, US official says
Judge has denied one of Manafort's requests for a slightly reduced sentence already, related to how the judge should view the foreign banking and tax offenses. They are discussing the severity of his mortgage fraud.
David Duke just said the most important member of Congress is Democrat Ilhan Omar because of her anti-Semitic remarks
Trump says negotiations with China are "pretty good"
Michael Cohen sues Trump Organization for unpaid legal fees
: We are on track to APPREHEND more than one million people coming across the Southern Border this year. Great job by Border Patrol (and others) who are working in a Broken System. Can be fixed by Congress so easily and quickly if only the Democrats would get on board.
: It was not a campaign contribution, and there were no violations of the campaign finance laws by me. Fake News.
Trump is open to talking again with North Korea: Bolton
: Democrats just blocked @FoxNews from holding a debate. Good, then I think I'll do the same thing with the Fake News Networks and the Radical Left Democrats in the General Election debates.
NBC7 Investigates Documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates show the U.S. government created a secret database of activists, journalists and social media influencers and in some cases, placed alerts on their passports.
: Congressman Chris Stewart: "No one is accusing the President of a crime and yet they (the Democrats) are issuing hundreds of subpoenas. This is unprecedented." They are desperately trying to find anything they can, even a punctuation mistake in a document.
House intel committee chairman @RepAdamSchiff says Michael Cohen answered all questions from Rs and Dems, and was "fully cooperative" in his closed-door interview with the panel. Says Cohen also provided documents to the committee.
: American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting at the @WhiteHouse.
Sen. Martha McSally, first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in Air Force by superior officer - AP
: It is shameful that House Democrats won't take a stronger stand against Anti-Semitism in their conference. Anti-Semitism has fueled atrocities throughout history and it's inconceivable they will not act to condemn it.
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Today @POTUS revoked the Executive Order requiring @ODNIgov to provide an "unclassified summary of the number of strikes undertaken by the United States Government against terrorist targets outside areas of active hostilities" and on the resulting civilian deaths
The US demands the "immediate release" of the American journalist detained in Venezuela
: Senate Republicans are not voting on constitutionality or precedent, they are voting on desperately needed Border Security and the Wall. Our Country is being invaded with Drugs, Human Traffickers, and Criminals of all shapes and sizes. That's what this vote is all about. STAY UNITED.
Rubio on MBS: "He's gone full gangster."
Sen. Bob Mennandez: The Trump administration's attempt to explain its failure to make a decision on the assassination of Khashoggi was humiliating.
U.S. Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before a House committee, where she's expected to be pressed on the Trump administration's family separation policy and declaration of an emergency at the southern border.
The United States trade deficit in goods ballooned to its largest level in history, reaching $891.3 billion in 2018, despite President Trump's repeated promise to reduce that figure.
: Hans Von Spakovsky, "I haven't seen any evidence of actual violations of the law, which is usually a basis before you start an investigation. Adam Schiff seems to be copying Joseph McCarthy in wanting to open up investigations when they don't have any evidence of wrongdoing."
: "(Crooked) Hillary Clinton confirms she will not run in 2020, rules out a third bid for White House." Aw-shucks, does that mean I won't get to run against her again She will be sorely missed.
The White House has rebuffed a request from the House Oversight Committee for documents related to its security-clearance decisions, offering instead to brief lawmakers on the "process." Cummings says he is consulting with committee on "next steps."