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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.

Buffalo Newspaper: Gillibrand ‘Flat-Out Lied’ During Senate Campaign About Not Running for President

A major newspaper in western New York slammed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) on Thursday for saying unequivocally during her 2018 Senate campaign that she would serve her full six-year term in the Senate.

The Buffalo News editorial board wrote it understands politicians want to make their presidential announcements on their own schedule and will dance around questions about their ambitions, but the board said, “they don’t flat-out lie.”

CNN Anchor Asks: Does It Matter That Taxpayers Pay for Karen Pence’s Security When She Teaches at Christian School?

CNN anchor John King asked guests on his show “Inside Politics” on Friday whether it matters that taxpayers are paying for Second Lady Karen Pence’s security if she’s teaching at a school that advocates for “biblical family values.”

“Does it matter all taxpayers pay for her housing? All taxpayers pay for her Secret Service protection? It’s not her fault she needs protection, this is the world we live in. But all taxpayers subsidize her life. Does it matter?” King asked.