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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Personally feeling very grateful that I do not watch this show!

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Michigan Rep. Justin Amash is the first Republican congressman to say Donald Trump “engaged in impeachable conduct.” [Washington Post]
  • Donald Trump doesn’t want former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. [HuffPost]
  • Someone threw a milkshake at Brexit leader Nigel Farage. He was displeased. [The Guardian]
  • A border patrol agent used racial slurs against migrants before allegedly hitting one migrant with his truck. [Arizona Republic]
  • Acting homeland security secretary Kevin McAleenan says that the Trump administration briefly considered sending migrants from Texas to Florida, but won’t be doing so. [Washington Post]
  • Crime time for Jared? [New York Times]
  • Donald Trump has a plan to create a plan for bring peace to the Middle East, and it includes raising money (for exactly what, though, is unclear). [New York Times]
  • New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is calling on the city to set aside money to fund abortions for people who can’t afford them. [Gothamist]
  • A federal judge blocked Trump’s initial request to counter the House’s subpoena of his financial records, but stayed the order for a week to give his lawyers time to appeal. [Washington Post]
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Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:

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Prachi Gupta is a senior reporter at Jezebel.

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DISCUSSION

mortal-dictata
Mortal Dictata

It really is the little things in life.

Admittedly it’s somewhat depressing in that throwing milkshake at them has been the most coordinated strategy as of late regarding the Far Right, with the main two parties either kowtowing to them or just trying to pander the same thing as them but in a nice liberal or lefty way...