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Swalwell: Trump Is a Russian Agent ‘Working on Behalf of the Russians’

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) said Friday that he believes President Donald Trump is a Russian agent working on behalf of Moscow.

“Do you believe the president, right now, has been an agent of the Russians?” MSNBC host Chris Matthews asked Swalwell.

“Yes, I think there’s more evidence that he is—” Swalwell said.

“Agent?” Matthews interjected

“Yes,” Swalwell continued, “and I think all the arrows point in that direction, and I haven’t seen a single piece of evidence that he’s not.”

Donny Deutsch: ‘We Are Heading to a Civil War’ Under Trump

MSNBC guest Donny Deutsch warned “we are heading to a civil war” led by President Donald Trump during an appearance on “Hardball” on Friday.

Host Chris Matthews asked Deutsch what would happen if Trump was impeached, but not convicted.

“Say that happens, that’s very likely. What’s he going to do? Is he going to run for re-election? Is he going to form a government in exile?” Matthews asked.

Al Sharpton: ‘Michael Cohen May Be a Lot of Things, Stupid Is Not One of Them’

Rev. Al Sharpton argued emphatically Friday that the president’s former lawyer Michael Cohen is not stupid during a segment on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House.”

Sharpton made his remarks in a discussion of a BuzzFeed report that President Donald Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

VIDEO: Freshman Dem Joe Neguse Says House Will Look into Impeaching Kavanaugh for Perjury

A freshman Democratic congressman who was just given a coveted seat on the House Judiciary Committee said on Friday that he plans to look into whether Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh committed perjury during his confirmation hearing.

Rep. Joe Neguse (D,. Colo.), speaking at a meet and greet with constituents in Colorado on Friday, was asked whether he intends to use perjury as a means to impeach Kavanaugh, according to video captured by conservative group America Rising that was shared with the Washington Free Beacon.

Gillibrand Only Dem Senator to Skip EPA Confirmation Hearing

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) was the only Democratic member of the committee tasked with questioning President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency who skipped the Wednesday confirmation hearing. She chose instead to stay in New York following the Tuesday night launch of her presidential run.