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New - Tensions in GOP: McCarthy tells Mace and Greene to “stop it” Greene emerges and says she and Trump back primary to Mace. Mace: “All I can say about Marjorie Taylor Greene is bless her fucking heart.” And fears infighting hurts ‘22 chances w/@mzanona cnn.com/2021/11/30/politics/…
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“If Kevin McCarthy does not get Marjorie Taylor Greene in line somewhat, either through the conference disciplining her, or privately, it is going to undermine our efforts," R lawmaker says. "And I think if he doesn't, you're going to have a bit more of a civil war on your hands”
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"Yeah, I do," Rep. Fred Upton said when asked whether he thought the most recent eruption over Boebert and Greene hurts their chances at taking back the majority. "It's uncalled for."
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“Have you ever seen a team where they should be winning, and you'll just look on the sidelines and then coach is yelling at a player, players yell at the coach and it doesn't show they're on track to win," said Rep. Brett Guthrie, a Kentucky Republican.
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New —> DOJ just released this FBI interview video, where Capitol Riot defendant DJ Rodriguez admits to Tasering DC Officer Mike Fanone. This is the quiet moment when Rodriguez, who admits shame & embarrassment, whispers he tased Fanone once in the neck: wusa9.com/article/news/natio…
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Rep. @Ilhan played a voice mail she got after her phone call with @RepBoebert: "There’s plenty that would love the opportunity to take you off the face of the earth. You are a fucking Muslim piece of shit. You’re a fucking traitor, you will not live much longer, bitch.”
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NEW: Bennie Thompson says the 1/6 committee has received “probably about 6,000 emails” from Mark Meadows, providing new specifics to the sheer volume of materials the committee has gotten from him. "We’re in the process of going through it.”
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From seven years ago, my story in @politico: “The difference between what the company is charging her campaign and the fair market value of the bus rental could be considered an illegal in-kind contribution.” politico.com/story/2014/08/a…
UPDATE: Jerry Lundergan reports to federal prison in Ashland to begin serving a 21-month sentence, according to the federal bureau of prisons. For background and details on this fall from grace, click on the story at wtvq.com
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JUST IN: Three people are dead and six others have been injured in a shooting at a high school in Oxford, Michigan, authorities say. cnn.it/3xCXbdM
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NEW: Another video shows Lauren Boebert suggesting Ilhan Omar was a terrorist at an event in September. "I said, well, lookey there, it's the Jihad Squad...She doesn't have a backpack, she wasn't dropping it and running so we're good," Boebert said. cnn.com/2021/11/30/politics/…
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There is now a nonzero chance that the Senate GOP includes Sens. Dr. Oz, Herschel Walker and JD Vance in 2023
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Asked Schumer if Manchin has given him any assurances he’d advance BBB before Xmas, but he didn’t say. “We had a good meeting with Sen Manchin today. We mainly talked about climate issues, and we’re going to get this bill done with 50 Democrats before Christmas. That’s our goal”
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McConnell says the US won’t default on its debt and says the government won’t shut down on Friday
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“I pull for him every day, I pray for him every night,” McConnell says after meeting with Manchin
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McConnell didn’t divulge his debt limit strategy at GOP lunch, per multiple senators. Focus was on NDAA, BBB and the continuing resolution to keep government open
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Sen. Joe Manchin left Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office after 40 minutes but gave little indication about what they discussed. “We talked a lot about the areas we represent — Kentucky and West Virginia,” he said. He suggested they also talked about the debt limit.
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Hoyer says the full House will act on the criminal contempt referral for former Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark this week. Also says House will pass the stop-gap resolution to fund the government on Wednesday, 48 hours before shutdown deadline. Senate would need to act after
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