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Ilhan Omar Calls Impeachment a Question of ‘When and How’

Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) repeated her call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment Tuesday, describing it as a matter of not if, but of “when and how.”

Speaking with John Berman on CNN’s “New Day,” Omar first outlined some of her policy initiatives. She described her goal of “uplifting and restoring our democracy.”

Federal Judge Rules Nunchucks Protected by Second Amendment

A federal judge ruled on Friday that nunchucks are protected by the Second Amendment and New York’s ban on nunchuck ownership is unconstitutional

Judge Pamela K. Chen of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, an Obama appointee, ruled the state’s total ban on the possession, transportation, or manufacturing of nunchucks must be thrown out.

Conservative Senators Fight Corker Bill Aimed At ‘Neutering’ Trump’s Broadcasting Chief

A group of conservative senators are fighting a last-ditch effort by retiring senator Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) to undermine President Trump’s choice to lead the nation’s taxpayer-funded global broadcasting operation, Michael Pack, before he steps into the role early next year, according to several Republican sources.

Joining the opposition is Rep. Ed Royce (R., Calif.), a 25-year veteran of the House who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Comey Refuses to Say Whether He Leaked Classified Information

Former FBI Director James Comey refused to comment Monday when a reporter asked whether he leaked classified information to prompt the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

“My understanding is that when you shared your memos with your legal team, that there was a follow-up for a classified containment operation by the bureau. Was there a spill of classified information when you shared those memos?” Fox News correspondent Catherine Herridge asked Comey.

Church of Scientology Signs Letter From Group of FIRST STEP Supporters

A representative of the Church of Scientology is among 20 signatories to a letter released Monday calling on President Donald Trump to reject changes to the FIRST STEP Act, the criminal justice bill currently pending in the Senate.

The church’s logo is displayed prominently alongside a number of others, and one of its representatives is the last signatory to it.

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