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SUR’s Statement on the President’s Decision to Not Release the Democrat Intel Committee Memo

Tonight, President Donald Trump eliminated any doubt as to his eager support for Devin Nunes’ misinformation campaign intended to discredit investigations into the president’s ties to Moscow. In refusing to release the Democratic Intelligence Committee memo, despite unanimous support by the Intel Committee GOP, he has shown that the entire exercise is a farce designed to mislead, distract, and undermine the investigations.

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KEY POINTS: What to Know About the Nunes Memo

After weeks of hype and hyperbole on the Nunes Memo, what we got was a lot of sizzle, no steak. But the PR blitz by Nunes, the Administration, and other GOP leaders is trying to sell a partisan and misleading memo. Arm yourself with some facts and key points, courtesy of Stand Up Republic.

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Words Matter: When the President’s Attacks on the Press Inspire Others to Act

“Fake news. I’m coming to gun you all down.”

These were the words uttered by a Michigan man as he called CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. “I’m smarter than you, more powerful than you. I have more guns than you. More manpower. Your cast is about to get gunned down in a matter of hours,” he said.

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Statement on Putin’s Arrest of Opposition Leader Alexey Navalny

Earlier today, Vladimir Putin took yet another extraordinary step away from democracy and toward dictatorship by arresting his last remaining legitimate political opponent, Alexey Navalny. Although Putin already ensures his electoral victories through farcical vote counts and fixed poll results, the arrest of his opposition shows just how fearful and jealous he is of his power.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Seventy-three years ago today the surviving prisoners of Auschwitz were liberated. Today, we commemorate the event through International Holocaust Remembrance Day, remembering the countless Jewish and other victims of the Nazi regime’s brutal persecution and genocide.

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

America was founded on ideas which, at the time, constituted a radical new perspective on natural freedoms and the relationship between government and the governed. The people were considered free citizens rather than subjects of a king.

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