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On the first night of the Trump era, Seth Meyers opened with a painful reference to where America felt grabbed on Election Night. Skillfully wringing humor as well as pathos from the dire situation of the nation, the Late Night host revealed the mood in his own household, gripped by anxiety like so many millions of families. But he offered grounds for hope, simply because Trump has “held every position on every issue,” from reproductive choice to health care to the Iraq war — with the exception of his single consistent position:  “anti-Rosie O’Donnell.” And he even has a last-ditch plan for Trump to avert a disastrous presidency.

It’s about as funny as this situation gets right now.

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

A new, heavily redacted filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia revealed on Tuesday that the Justice Department is seriously investigating a potential "bribery conspiracy scheme" relating to a presidential pardon. The document were first publicized by CNN.

The names of individuals involved in the investigation have been redacted throughout the documents since they haven't been charged at this point with any crimes. President Donald Trump's name does not appear in the filing. But of course, only a president can issue a presidential pardon.

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