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Biden Promises He’ll Fight Against Corruption Amidst Criticism Over Son’s Business Deals

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently running for the Democratic presidential nomination, has announced that he has a plan to help fight against government corruption should he be elected president.

Part of the plan involves the creation of a new agency — an expansion of the federal government — that will enforce federal ethics laws and will work toward eliminating private dollars from political campaigns.

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The plan includes curbing financial conflicts of interest in the executive branch, barring White House influence of Justice Department investigations and cracking down on lobbying by foreign governments.

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His pivot to an anti-corruption agenda coincides with Mr. Biden facing increased scrutiny of his son Hunter’s sweetheart business deals in foreign countries while he was in the White House.

But Mr. Biden, a front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said new anti-corruption measures were designed to repair the damage wrought by President Trump.

“Donald Trump has presided over the most corrupt administration in modern history. Trump has abused the presidency to enrich himself — spending countless tax dollars at his own properties,” the Biden campaign said when announcing the proposals.

The creation of the anti-corruption plan by Biden’s campaign comes as a move geared toward tamping down questions that have arisen about nepotism Biden might face as allegations he had a top Ukrainian prosecutor removed from his position after he launched an investigation into his son Hunter’s business dealings.

Hunter Biden also announced over the weekend that he would be stepping down from his position on the board of a Chinese-backed firm. However, he will be receiving a large amount of money, over $1 billion, as he agrees to answer questions about his overseas business deals.

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Ocasio-Cortez Says Democrat Party Is A ‘Center-Conservative Party’ — Not A ‘Left Party’

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John Salvatore

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Of all the absolutely ridiculous thoughts that come from the lips of freshman Democrat Socialist lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), this sentence might just take the cake. Actually, it might just take the entire bakery. It’s as if AOC literally said the sun is the moon and the moon doesn’t exist. It is that stunning and blatantly ignorant. You know, it’s almost as if AOC legitimately has no clue about what she speaks. I wonder how liberals will feel about this. See for yourself, via Washington Examiner: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the Democratic Party leans to the right of the political center. She said, “We don’t have a left party in the United States. The Democratic Party is not a left party. The Democratic Party is a center or center-conservative party.” AOC added, “We can’t even get a floor vote on Medicare for All, not even a floor vote that gets voted down. So, this is not a left party. There are a lot of true believers that we can ‘capitalism’ our way out of poverty in the Democratic Party. If anything, that’s probably the majority.” Reactions: https://twitter.com/bpjauburn/status/1219422563883016198?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219422563883016198&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F https://twitter.com/ericsaid691/status/1219420015402856448?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219420015402856448&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F https://twitter.com/thecheesefeed/status/1219397437837545473?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219397437837545473&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F https://twitter.com/kalel1324/status/1219376539583774723?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219376539583774723&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F https://twitter.com/MrSagacious/status/1219432046021500929?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219432046021500929&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F https://twitter.com/NickKnox8/status/1219385743623249920?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219385743623249920&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F https://twitter.com/mckenney1971/status/1219430553113501696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1219430553113501696&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F20%2Faoc-democrats-are-center-conservative-and-believe-you-can-capitalism-your-way-out-of-poverty%2F President Ocasio-Cortez, anyone? Apparently, the far-left radical thinks about the idea. Could there be anything scarier for America? During a podcast interview, AOC admitted she thinks about running for POTUS “every once in a while.” AOC spoke with Yahoo! News’ Skullduggery podcast Sunday about a variety of issues, and the conversation eventually turned to her thoughts on the 2020 election and her own sights for higher office. AOC: “I don’t know, I really don’t know,” the freshman congresswoman said of her next steps in politics. “I think about it every once in a while but […] this is pretty hard already.” LISTEN: https://twitter.com/SkullduggeryPod/status/1117777587110129671?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1117777587110129671&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theamericanmirror.com%2Focasio-cortez-every-once-in-a-while-thinks-about-running-for-president-says-biden-doesnt-particularly-animate-her%2F H/T: Twitchy

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Jim Jordan & 7 Other House Conservatives Named to Trump’s Impeachment Team [Details]

How will Dems respond to this?

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Reps. Jim Jordan (OH) and Lee Zeldin (NY) are two of the seven House Republicans appointed to President Trump’s impeachment team. Who are the other five? Let’s get into it, via The Hill: The White House announced Monday that President Trump appointed several prominent Republican House members to advise his impeachment defense team ahead of the Senate trial set to begin this week. GOP Reps. Jim Jordan (Ohio), John Ratcliffe Texas), Mike Johnson (La.), Mark Meadows (N.C.), Debbie Lesko (Ariz.), Lee Zeldin (N.Y.), Elise Stefanik (N.Y.) and Doug Collins are set to play leading roles. Continued: A statement from the White House said the lawmakers “have provided guidance to the White House team, which was prohibited from participating in the proceedings concocted by Democrats in the House of Representatives” throughout the House proceedings and would continue to do so in the Senate. At this rate, no matter how hard the left tries, it would appear Trump has 2020 all but in the bag. Great for America, bad for the left. But what’s bad in the eyes of the left is usually good for the left – they just can’t see it. Liberals. SMH. BREAKING: New leaked video from inside CNN: President Jeff Zucker tells employees to push “impeachment” and that all of CNN’s stories should be about “moves towards impeachment” One of CNN’s employees says Zucker has a “personal vendetta against Trump” https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1183780647522856960?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1183780647522856960&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weaselzippers.us%2F435181-project-veritas-video-cnns-jeff-zucker-directing-employees-to-push-impeachment%2F WATCH: Democrat Rep. Al Green says the impeachment of @realDonaldTrump is needed “to deal with slavery.” MSNBC’s Alex Witt “mmhhhmms” throughout the clip in agreement. https://twitter.com/SteveGuest/status/1203420159639277573?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1203420159639277573&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fdemocrat-congressman-al-green-trump-must-be-impeached-to-deal-with-slavery Let them keep thinking Trump should be impeached. Let’s see how that plays out for them. As we’ve seen so far, it’s not going well. In fact, it’s going very poorly.

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