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"Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I'm an agent of chaos..."

Heath Ledger's Joker says this in 2008's The Dark Knight but it could also apply to the presidency of Donald Trump. From defying subpoenas, introducing sweeping policy changes to his own staff through tweets, fostering a revolving-door administration, abruptly deserting allies, and, of course, the ceaseless bullying.

The President and the Clown Prince of Crime have both been agents of some degree of chaos.

So it may not come as a surprise that the Joker joins the campaign of a Trump-like character in the latest issue of Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child.

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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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The House Judiciary Committee is debating the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. He's charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. and his allies are scrambling to defend him.

One of these attempts was from the Republican Party's official Twitter account—and it fell flat.

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House Democratic leadership unveiled on Tuesday morning the articles of impeachment they'll be bringing against President Donald Trump.

The announcement came after weeks of investigation into Trump's leveraging of crucial military aid for Ukraine in exchange for announcements of investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and the 2016 election.

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) has long been a target of the Right wing due to her vociferous opposition to President Donald Trump.

One of Waters' most vocal opponents, Omar Navarro, ran against the Congresswoman in 2016 and 2018, losing in a landslide both times. He intends to run against her again, but a recent development may have eliminated that possibility.

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The House of Representatives is expected to vote to impeach President Donald Trump before the end of the year, putting him on trial in the Senate in the same year he'll run for reelection.

As a result, more and more Republican Senators are going on the record to defend the President's actions.

Among them? Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX).

Cruz's unyielding loyalty to Trump, despite the pair's bitter rivalry during the 2016 Republican primary, confounds many to this day. Now, Cruz is repeating conspiracy theories on the President's behalf.

In an interview with Meet the Press host Chuck Todd, even the show's crew could be heard laughing at Cruz insisting that Ukraine meddled in U.S. elections.

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When asked by Todd if he believed Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election, Cruz responded, "I do and I think there's considerable evidence." An incredulous Chuck Todd responded, "You do?"

Laughter could be heard off camera.

Cruz continued trying to make his case, but was only able to cite an op-ed from Ukrainian ambassador to the U.S., Valeriy Chaly. The op-ed was critical of Trump after Trump implied that Ukrainians in Crimea–which Russia illegally seized in 2014—would rather be living under Russian rule.

A single op-ed, according to Cruz, is equivalent to Russia's "multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election."

Others agreed with the Meet the Press crew that the senator's remarks were laughable.








Cruz is all but certain to vote to acquit Trump in the Senate if the President is impeached. At least it won't be without rebuke.

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President Donald Trump's "Homecoming" rally in Sunrise, Florida on Tuesday night hit all of the President's usual marks: profanity, falsehoods, and calls to imprison his 2016 opponent, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

With news that Trump recently took an unexpected trip to Walter Reed Medical Center, Trump falsely claimed that media reports said he had a massive heart attack. While media outlets reported that Trump's hospital visit was unconventional at the least, no reputable outlets speculated what the visit for.

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