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President Donald Trump has made no effort to keep his thoughts on the trial of his former advisor, Roger Stone, a secret.

Stone was convicted of lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and threatening a witness last year. When prosecutors recommended a seven to nine year prison sentence, Trump fumed on Twitter and the Justice Department subsequently overrode the opinion of its prosecutors, who resigned in response.

Today, Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison for his crimes, leading everyone to ask: Will Trump pardon one of his most vocal allies?

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Republicans were livid after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ripped up her copy of Trump's State of the Union address on the House floor immediately after the President's speech.

Pelosi laughed off the gesture, saying it was the "courteous thing" to do "considering the alternatives."

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Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is perhaps President Donald Trump's most devout ally in the House of Representatives.

On Trump's behalf, Gaetz has badgered and intimidated witnesses, he's stormed secure briefings, and railed against Democratic leadership.

But people were surprised with Gaetz's actions on Thursday as the House voted on a War Powers resolution limiting Trump's ability to escalate tensions with Iran even further than he has in the past week.

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The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote in favor of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Friday, teeing up a full House vote for next week.

The move comes after weeks of hearings with Republicans shouting in defense of the President and against the efforts to hold him accountable for soliciting foreign assistance in an election.

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House Republicans stormed a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) on Wednesday morning, ignoring House rules protecting national security, to protest the closed door impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump.

At this stage of the inquiry, only lawmakers on the House Oversight, Foreign Affairs, and Intelligence Committees are privy to the testimony regarding impeachment. Republicans have routinely decried the use of closed door hearings in the initial stages of the inquiry, accusing House Democrats of hiding information, despite the fact that 47 Republicans are overseeing the inquiry with Democrats.

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You may recall that Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) recently tried to infiltrate the closed-door testimony of White House Deputy Assistant Fiona Hill as she answered questions regarding President Donald Trump as part of the impeachment inquiry against him.

Gaetz is not on the House Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, or Oversight Committees, which are overseeing the inquiry, but he nevertheless believed he was entitled to be there. The House Parliamentarian disagreed, and Gaetz was ejected.

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Florida Republican Congressman and devout supporter of President Donald Trump, Rep. Matt Gaetz, attempted to crash the closed-door testimony of former Trump deputy assistant and advisor on Russia, Fiona Hill, which Democrats convened as part of the impeachment inquiry against the President.

Gaetz doesn't sit on the House Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, or Oversight Committees, which are overseeing the inquiry, but implied that his seat on the House Judiciary Committee entitled him to be present for the testimony. The House Parliamentarian disagreed, confirming that Gaetz was not allowed to attend.

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