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The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC
In a secret audio recording obtained exclusively by The Rachel Maddow Show, Rep. Devin Nunes is heard at a private fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers remarking on Donald Trump's cringe-worthy tweets, and explaining to donors that the impeachment of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has to wait so it doesn't interfere with Senate confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Spokane County Republican Central Committee Board Chairwoman Cecily Wright is now apologizing for inviting James Allsup to speak at a Northwest Grassroots meeting earlier this month, as social justice groups from across the county are calling her out for giving James Allsup a platform to speak.
The Spokesman-Review asked that a reporter be allowed to attend and report on the the fundraising lunch, which cost $250 a plate or $500 to meet with Nunes. McMorris Rodgers declined the newspaper’s request. More than 100 protesters gathered outside, many of them holding signs alleging a link between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Others criticized McMorris Rodgers for her ties to Trump that – while strained on issues involving trade – have been largely conciliatory regarding the president’s policy positions.
A group of roughly 100 protesters gathered outside The Spokane Club Monday afternoon, alleging ties between President Donald Trump and Russia. The protestors, many of which were holding signs, were critical of U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, who was visiting with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Several of the state's most prominent progressive groups, including Planned Parenthood, Fuse, and SEIU 775 have called on Sawyer not to seek reelection. Seventeen regional lawmakers made a similar call. Now, the South Sound Women’s Leadership PAC has launched a website—sawyerfacts.com—and spent about $71,000 on the site, digital ads, and mailers against Sawyer.