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Revealed: Fusion GPS Closely Tied to Russian Lobbyist at Trump Jr. Meeting

NEW YORK — Email transcripts and other information disclosed in testimony released by the Senate Judiciary Committee reveals a significant relationship between Russian-born Washington lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin and the controversial Fusion GPS firm that produced the infamous, largely discredited anti-Trump dossier.

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Grassley Demands Flynn-Kislyak Intercepts, Accuses Comey of Lying About Flynn Lying

In a Friday letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) demanded long-withheld transcripts of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn’s intercepted telephone calls and accused former FBI Director James Comey of making false public statements about Flynn’s interview with FBI agents.

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Democrats Try to Block Trump’s Judicial Nominees with Blue Slips

Democrats are trying to resurrect a way to block President Trump’s judicial nominees with “blue slips” as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares for a hearing Wednesday on the nomination of Ryan Bounds to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein is giving her strongest hints so far that she’s going to seek a fifth full Senate term in 2018. She told NBC’s ``Meet …

Dianne Feinstein Uses Fight with Trump to Build Lead in Senate Race

President Donald Trump’s nickname for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and her ongoing fight with the commander-in-chief may have helped her in the polls as she seeks re-election to a fifth term in the Senate against fellow Democrat rival state Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles).

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Senate Committee Moves 4 More Judicial Nominees, Plans at Least 8 in February

Chairman Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) sent four more judicial nominees to the Senate floor and plans to pass another four at its next business meeting, advancing President Trump’s persistent march to keep his campaign promise of reshaping the federal judiciary.

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Conservatives Praise Trump, McConnell, and Grassley on Judges

The Judicial Crisis Network (JCN) has launched a six-figure ad campaign thanking President Donald Trump and Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for their historic achievements on appointing federal judges during the first year of the Trump presidency.

Vice President Joe Biden talks with Stephanie Carter, wife of incoming Defense Secretary Ash Carter during Carter's swearing in ceremony, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Carter, 60, is President Barack Obama's fourth secretary of defense.

HuffPost: ‘Joe Biden 2020 Is a Terrible Idea in a Post-Weinstein America’

As rumors circulate about former Vice President “Uncle” Joe Biden potential run for president in 2020, the HuffPost — a major news source for the left — has made a case against such a scenario, citing the potential for massive backlash in the wake of mounting allegations against men who behave inappropriately.

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Grassley Will Not Allow Senators to Use ‘Blue Slip Courtesy’ to Block Trump’s Judicial Nominees

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced Monday that he will not allow any senator to abuse the “blue slip courtesy” to block a judicial nomination. This paves the way for all of President Donald Trump’s nominees to get through Grassley’s committee for a confirmation vote by the full Senate, giving the president a major victory for the 2018 midterms.