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Here are the 5 biggest right-wing outrages this week: Chaos unfolds in Trump investigations

This week, several new developments unfolded in President Donald Trump's legal battles. Investigators are looking into what Rudy Giuliani relayed to the president's former attorney Michael Cohen after the FBI raid on his office. House Democrats want to know whether Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was influenced on foreign policy by a Qatari investment in his company. Jerome Corsi sued the conspiracy theory site InfoWars, alleging it is trying to coerce him to lie to special counsel Robert Mueller to help his former associate, former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone. And Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was handed down a shockingly small 47-month prison sentence for his massive scheme laundering money for dictators, sparking outrage.

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‘Her Name Was Heather Heyer’: Rand Paul Raked Over the Coals After Warning Political Rhetoric is Going to Get Someone ‘Killed'

U.S. Senator Rand Paul is under fire after a report in a right wing news site quoted him warning that rhetoric in the current political climate is going to lead to someone being killed.

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Fake Libertarian Rand Paul Says Trump Should Use 'Lie Detector Tests' to Find Anonymous Op-Ed Writer

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has often billed himself as independent from the rest of the Republican Party, portraying himself as adhering to libertarian values that oppose excessive state power and overreach into the lives of the American people. Over the course of the President Donald Trump's, that self-image has been revealed as a mirage.

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'Very, Very Petty': Former Intel Chief James Clapper Decries Trump's Childish and Hypocritical Threat to Remove Security Clearances

Proving that the White House has become even more childish than had previously been thought possible, press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Monday that President Donald Trump is looking into revoking the security clearances of former officials who frequently criticize the administration.

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Watch: CNN's Jake Tapper Lectures GOP Senator Equating NATO with Russian Aggression

CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday defended NATO to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), as the Republican senator appeared to equate the alliance with Russia’s attacks on other countries.

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'Lindsey Graham Is a Danger to the Country': Rand Paul Warns Against Reckless Republican War-Mongering

While U.S. senators often go out of their way not to excessively disparage their colleagues in personal terms, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) took the rare step Monday of declaring fellow Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (SC) a "danger to the country." 

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Here's How Democrats Could Stop Trump's Pro-Torture Appointees

Current CIA director Mike Pompeo is President Donald Trump's pick to be the next secretary of state. He has also, in the past, been a defender of torture. Of course, he didn't call it torture. The Bush-era euphemism for brutal assaults like waterboarding was "enhanced interrogation techniques." But the linguistic debate about these techniques never masked the torment they inflicted, and everyone knows that.

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Republican Senator Rand Paul Single-Handedly Shut Down the Government Just to Make a Point

At 12am ET on February 9, the U.S government shut down for the second time in 2018. But this time, the shutdown was not for any serious reason.

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Jeff Sessions' Threatens New War on Weed and Both Sides of the Aisle Fire Back

With his announcement that he is freeing federal prosecutors to go after marijuana operations in states where it is legal, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has excited strong bipartisan opposition, splitting the Republicans, providing a potential opening for Democrats in the 2018 elections, and energizing supporters of just ending marijuana prohibition once and for all.

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Why Did Rand Paul's Neighbor Break Five of the Kentucky Senator's Ribs?

Multiple sources have been told that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who had five ribs broken in a physical assault on his own property, was reportedly attacked by neighbor Rene Boucher over a dispute about their yards.

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Would Donald Trump Step Down After a Single Term?

Trump May Not Seek Re-election: White House Insiders

Another top GOP official has raised doubts about whether President Donald Trump will run for re-election. Senator Rand Paul said Sunday night that even though the president is raising millions for a 2020 campaign, Republicans should not assume he's running. “There could well be a primary," the junior senator from Kentucky said on MSNBC, after being…{C}

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