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Current and Former Brazilian Presidents Acquitted in Illegal Campaign Funds Case

Brazil's top electoral court voted to acquit President Michel Temer and former President Dilma Rousseff following an investigation of allegations they received illegal campaign funds in the 2014 elections. (more…)

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Opinion: Democrats Looking for Basis to Impeach Trump Didn’t Get it from Comey’s Testimony

by Jonathan Turley If revenge is a dish best served cold, former FBI director James Comey's testimony was a true Beltway feast. Comey delivered the most dispassionate and devastating delivery possible in portraying President Trump as the new Richard Nixon - just a lot less likeable. Despite the effort of GOP

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Former House Speaker Boehner Says Trump Presidency Has So Far Been ‘a Complete Disaster’

Former House Speaker John Boehner said earlier this week that Donald Trump’s presidency so far has been “a complete disaster” and that the billionaire-turned commander in chief is still learning the job. (more…)

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Black Texas Congressman Threatened With Lynching After Calling for Trump’s Impeachment

A black Texas congressman says callers have threatened to lynch him after he announced his intention to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump. (more…)

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Brazil President Michel Temer Says ‘I Won’t Resign, Oust Me If You Want’

Brazilian President Michel Temer, facing growing calls for his resignation amid a corruption scandal, will not step down even if he is formally indicted by the Supreme Court, he said in an interview in the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper on Monday. (more…)

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Philippine Lawmakers Throw Out Impeachment Complaint Against Duterte

A Congressional panel of Philippine lawmakers on Monday found an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte lacked substance and should go no further, a widely expected outcome underlining the maverick leader's steadfast legislative support. (more…)

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Arkansas Judge and Baptist Pastor Wendell Griffen Is Being Threatened with Impeachment; says Critics Want to Infringe on his Rights as a Pastor to Express his Religious Beliefs

An Arkansas judge under fire for participating in a death penalty protest after issuing an order blocking an execution says critics seeking his impeachment want to infringe on his rights as a Baptist pastor to express his religious beliefs.  (more…)

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Brazilian Unions Lead Nationwide Strikes Against Austerity

Nationwide strikes led by Brazilian unions to protest President Michel Temer's austerity measures crippled public transport in several major cities early on Friday across this continent-sized nation, while factories, businesses and schools closed. (more…)

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Deposition Shows Ex-Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, Woman he Had Affair With Were Asked Not To Attend First Baptist Church Tuscaloosa Following Pastor’s Scathing Sermon on Sin

In March 2016, First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa's senior pastor Gil McKee issued a short statement about two of his congregation's most high-profile members - then-Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and his alleged mistress and former adviser Rebekah Caldwell Mason. (more…)

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Reportedly Misused State Workers and Vehicles for Affair

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley pursued an increasingly public relationship with senior political advisor Rebekah Caldwell Mason that cut or strained ties with his wife and family, led him to misuse state workers and vehicles and in at least two cases threatened a staffer he believed recorded a conversation he had

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Alabama Lawmakers Preparing to Impeach ‘Love Gov’ Robert Bentley

Alabama's scandal-scarred governor faces a possible day of reckoning Tuesday when lawmakers meet to discuss impeaching him over an alleged affair with his top political adviser — a married mom nearly 30 years younger than he is. (more…)

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