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Giuliani associate Lev Parnas trolled Trump by threatening to release a new photo of them together every time the president claims not to know him

Giuliani associate Lev Parnas trolled Trump by threatening to release a new photo of them together every time the president claims not to know himPresident Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed not to know Parnas. "Every time he says it, I'll show them another picture," Parnas told CNN.



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Jeff Van Drew reveals the moment he decided it was time to switch parties

Jeff Van Drew reveals the moment he decided it was time to switch partiesRep. Jeff Van Drew (R-N.J.) reached the point of no return when a local New Jersey county party chair told him he would face political consequences if he didn't vote in favor of impeachment.Van Drew, in an appearance on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures on Sunday, told host Maria Bartiromo that when he heard that warning he decided it was time to switch parties. "It made me think for all the years that I've worked so hard and tried to give so much not only to the party but to everybody," the former Democratic congressman said. "It all boils down to that I have my own individual opinion on one vote and that's not going to be allowed, and I'm going to be punished for that, and that's when I knew."> Welcome to the GOP, @CongressmanJVD! pic.twitter.com/DBQLS67zJu> > — GOP (@GOP) December 22, 2019Van Drew, who went against the Democratic line and opposed impeachment from the beginning, officially announced he was crossing the aisle Thursday. He said he feels that he did "the honorable thing" and is sticking by his decision so far, even though there are questions about how he'll actually fit in with the GOP when it comes to non-impeachment voting. Read more at The Hill.More stories from theweek.com 6 powerful phrases every parent should use Let us pray for the brave men and women fighting in the War on Christmas 19 references and callbacks you may have missed in The Rise of Skywalker



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Starbucks apologizes for third 'anti police' incident in six months, this time in California

Starbucks apologizes for third 'anti police' incident in six months, this time in CaliforniaStarbucks apologized for employees' refusal to serve deputies in Riverside, California, the company's third such incident with police in six months.



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Chinese diplomats reportedly expelled from U.S. for first time in more than 30 years following suspected espionage

Chinese diplomats reportedly expelled from U.S. for first time in more than 30 years following suspected espionageWelcome to the new Cold War.For the first time in more than 30 years, the United States secretly expelled two Chinese embassy officials on suspicion of espionage after they drove on to a sensitive military base in Norfolk, Virginia, in September, The New York Times reports. The State Department declined to comment and the Chinese Foreign Ministry and Chinese Embassy didn't reply to requests for comment, but six people with knowledge of the expulsions spoke to the Times about the incident.The officials, who were with their wives, were reportedly told to go through the gate and turn around after they were denied access at the base's checkpoint, but they continued driving before being stopped. The officials reportedly said they didn't understand the English instructions and got lost, but American officials reportedly believe at least one of the officials was a Chinese intelligence officer operating under diplomatic cover.The Trump administration reportedly fears China is ramping up its espionage in the U.S. as economic and geopolitical tensions between Washington and Beijing continue to simmer. The Times notes that so far China hasn't retaliated by expelling American diplomats or intelligence officers from Beijing, so it's possible the government understands the officials overstepped their boundaries in this case. Read more at The New York Times.More stories from theweek.com Trump's pathological obsession with being laughed at The most important day of the impeachment inquiry Jerry Falwell Jr.'s false gospel of memes



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Trump mocks Greta Thunberg's Time Person of the Year honor: 'So ridiculous'

Trump mocks Greta Thunberg's Time Person of the Year honor: 'So ridiculous'President Trump on Thursday mocked Greta Thunberg after the Swedish teenage climate activist was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, edging out finalists including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Hong Kong protesters — and him.



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For the first time in US history, a decade will pass without the country falling into a recession

For the first time in US history, a decade will pass without the country falling into a recessionThe US economy didn't tumble into a recession during 2010s — and experts say the extremely slow recovery itself was a factor.



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A new book claims that Melania Trump believes Roger Stone was behind the 2016 leaking of nude photos from her time as a model

A new book claims that Melania Trump believes Roger Stone was behind the 2016 leaking of nude photos from her time as a modelThe book, "Free, Melania: The Unauthorised Biography," is written by CNN correspondent Kate Bennett, and will be released on Tuesday.



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Judge stays 'Texas 7' gang member execution for second time

Judge stays 'Texas 7' gang member execution for second timeA federal judge on Thursday stayed the execution of a "Texas 7" gang member who was convicted in the killing of a police officer because the state has refused to provide him with a Buddhist chaplain in the death chamber.



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Judge stays 'Texas 7' gang member execution for 2nd time

Judge stays 'Texas 7' gang member execution for 2nd timeA federal judge on Thursday stayed the execution of a “Texas 7″ gang member who was convicted in the killing of a police officer because the state has refused to provide him with a Buddhist chaplain in the death chamber. The U.S. Supreme Court initially blocked Patrick Murphy’s execution in March, saying his religious rights would be violated if no Buddhist chaplain was present. Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote in a concurring opinion that Texas can’t move forward with Murphy’s execution unless the state permits his Buddhist adviser or another Buddhist reverend of the state’s choosing to accompany him in the death chamber.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reminds workers to check paystubs following Daylight Saving Time

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reminds workers to check paystubs following Daylight Saving TimeAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has issued a reminder to shift workers to check that their paychecks reflect the extra hour they worked as a result of Daylight Saving Time.On Sunday, most Americans set their clocks back an hour to reflect the end of Daylight Saving Time, which for those who work overnight shifts, meant an additional hour of work.



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