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(Matt Kiser) #1

1/ The House is investigating whether Trump lied to Robert Mueller. Former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates testified in last week's trial that Roger Stone spoke with Trump in a July 2016 phone call, and that Trump then told Gates that "more information would be coming." Trump, however, told Mueller in written answers that he did not recall discussing WikiLeaks with Stone. The House Judiciary Committee is seeking grand jury testimony from the redacted version of Mueller's report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. House General Counsel Douglas Letter told a federal appeals court that investigators have an "immense" need for the material, because it will help House members answer the question, "Did the president lie? Was the president not truthful in his responses to the Mueller investigation?" (CNN / Washington Post / New York Times / Axios / Associated Press / Politico)

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Impeachment Inquiry into Trump 2019

Because he’s all about the messaging…

Trump 2020 buying a Super Bowl ad?

“It appears likely that President Trump’s re-election campaign will buy an ad during February’s Super Bowl telecast , marking what would be the first time in recent memory that a national election ad will be part of the big game’s telecast,” SBJ’s John Ourand reports in his subscribers-only newsletter. “Multiple sources say the president’s team has agreed on the broad terms for buying an ad, which Fox is selling for as much as a record $5.6 million per 30-second spot.” No contract is signed yet… Ourand notes that the Iowa caucuses are the day after the game…

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