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Beyonce Performs At Private Pre-Wedding Ceremony In India

(AP) – Beyonce was in India over the weekend performing for the country’s richest man. She sang at a pre-wedding ceremony for the daughter of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, who is worth over 47 billion dollars.

jhBeyonce shared a photo of herself in Indian-inspired clothing that she wore to the event on Instagram yesterday. Some of the guests at the high-profile event were Hilary Clinton, and Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington.

Lock Her Up? Donald Trump Weighs in on Ivanka Emails

(Washington, DC-AP) — President Trump says his daughter’s private emails were not deleted nor did they contain classified information.

Trump made the comment in response to a Washington Post story that said Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send messages to White House aides and cabinet officials. Trump says there was no cover-up attempt and the story has been amped up by “Fake News.”

Trump said the situation in no way compares to the thousands of emails that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent from a private server and then deleted.

Report: Trump Asked Lawyers Ordering Prosecution Of Comey, Clinton

(Washington, DC-AP) –– The New York Times claims President Trump was plotting to prosecute Hillary Clinton and former FBI director James Comey. Trump asked White House counsel Don McGahn about order the prosecutions, but McGahn convinced him to back down.

McGahn warned Trump that going after his political opponents could prompt claims of abuse of power and may even lead to impeachment. It’s not clear what Trump thought the two should be charged with.

Number Of Targets Of Suspected Explosive Devices Grows While Trump Continues Negative Rhetoric By Blaming The Media

(Washington, DC) — The number of high profile targets of suspected explosive devices is growing. NBC News says a second suspicious package has been discovered that was addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden in Delaware. Another package was sent to actor Robert DeNiro in New York. Others who have received suspected explosive devices include former President Obama, former First Lady Hillary Clinton, former Attorney General Eric Holder and former CIA Director John Brennan.

President Trump is blaming the media for what he calls “the anger in society” as authorities probe the string of suspicious packages. Trump tweeted, “A very big part of the Anger we see today in our society is caused by the purposely false and inaccurate reporting of the Mainstream Media that I refer to as Fake News.” Trump said, “It has gotten so bad and hateful that it is beyond description. Mainstream Media must clean up its act, FAST!”

Trump Admits Son Met Russians To Get Clinton Information

(SL) – President Trump is admitting his son, Donald Trump Jr, met with a Russian attorney to get damaging information about Hillary Clinton during the campaign for the White House.

In a tweet yesterday, Trump wrote that his son’s meeting in June of 2016 was “to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics — and it went nowhere.” Trump ended with “I did not know about it!” Trump’s son-in-law and now White House adviser Jared Kushner and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort also attended the meeting.

Podesta: Comey’s Errors Gave Trump The White House

(SW) – The chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign says former FBI Director James Comey’s mishandling of the Clinton email investigation gave Donald Trump the White House. While speaking on MSNBC’s “All In” last night, former Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta said Comey cost the Democratic nominee the election because of his “egregious errors of judgment.”

He’s referring to Comey’s announcement just before the election that his agency was investigating more Clinton emails. Podesta’s comments come after the release of the Justice Department Inspector General’s report that concluded Comey was insubordinate, but not politically bias, and deviated from standard investigative procedures while overseeing the Clinton investigation.

Clinton On Comey’s Use Of Gmail: “But My Emails”

(Washington, DC) –  Hillary Clinton has just three words to respond to a Department of Justice investigation into the actions of FBI Chief James Comey in 2016. Clinton retweeted a report that said the investigation found that Comey had used a personal gmail account to conduct official FBI business.

Clinton responded on Twitter by saying, quote, “but my emails.” Comey was in charge of the FBI as it looked into Clinton’s use of a private email system during her time as Secretary of State. At the time, Comey said no evidence had been found that the law had been broken, but said Clinton was careless in her handling of classified information.

Those findings came late in the 2016 election cycle, and Clinton has laid part of the blame for her loss on Comey.

GA Democrat Has Chance To Become First Black Female Governor

(Atlanta, GA) – An up and comer in the Democratic party is one step closer to becoming the nation’s first black female governor. Stacey Abrams easily won the Democratic nomination for governor in Georgia.

She’s the former minority leader in the Georgia state House. Abrams defeated former state Representative Stacey Evans. Abrams scored big endorsements from Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders, as well as other big-name lawmakers.

U.S. Grand Jury Indicts 13 Russians For Election-Related Fraud

(Washington, DC) — Thirteen Russian nationals are being indicted for election-related fraud in the 2016 presidential campaign. In a Justice Department news briefing today, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the defendants waged “information warfare” in the U.S. Rosenstein stressed there is no allegation in the indictment that the charged conduct altered the outcome of the 2016 election. But the effort was definitely there. With damaging releases aimed to tarnish Hillary Clinton’s chances.

Rosenstein said Russians violated U.S. laws to interfere with the American political process.

He noted that the Russians recruited Americans to stage rallies but said the Americans were not aware of the Moscow connection.

A Politico article by Cristiano Lima says,  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday unveiled an indictment against 13 Russian nationals and three foreign entities on charges relating to the 2016 election meddling.

The indictment, which includes conspiracy to defraud the United States and aggravated identity theft, depicts an elaborate web of initiatives aimed at influencing the presidential race.

Here is a look at some of the most startling findings from the Department of Justice announcement.trump-russia-interactiveRussians paid Trump rally-goers to simulate Clinton jailing

According to the document, the Russian nationals and their associates paid people attending pro-Donald Trump rallies in Florida to carry out numerous “tasks,” including asking one to construct a cage at an event and another to dress up as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton behind bars.

“Defendants and their co-conspirators asked one U.S. person to build a cage on a flatbed truck and another U.S. person to wear a costume portraying Clinton in a prison uniform,” the indictment read.

Calls for Clinton to be jailed were persistent at Trump rallies throughout 2016, with crowds often breaking out into chants of “Lock her up!” In local reports from 2016 rallies in Florida, rally-goers can be seen staging Clinton displays with caged mannequins.

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Donald Trump Jr. Will Testify In Russia Collusion Probe Today

(SL) – It will happen behind closed doors but, DJ is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about a 2016 meeting he attended with a lawyer linked to the Kremlin today.

Donald Trum Jr. attended the meeting in an attempt to get dirt on Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.  USA Today reports,  his testimony was confirmed Wednesday by congressional aides who were not authorized to speak publicly, is part of the panel’s investigation of the 2016 presidential race and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

Trump Jr. discusses the expansion of Trump Hotels on June, 2017, in NY.

The president’s son attended a June 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower along with Paul Manafort, who was Trump’s campaign manager at the time, and Jared Kushner, who is Trump’s son-in-law.

Trump Jr. released emails in July of this year that showed he actively sought damaging information about Clinton from the meeting even after he was told it would come from the Russian government. Trump Jr. has described the meeting as a waste of time, saying it did not yield any useful information for his father’s campaign.

The Judiciary Committee and the Senate and House Intelligence committees are all conducting Russia probes. Special counsel Robert Mueller is leading a separate investigation.

Senate Judiciary Committee staff and some senators will question Trump Jr. in Thursday’s closed session.

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