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Jeff Flake: ‘There Must Always’ Be
Low-Skilled Immigration to U.S.

Breitbart Big Government, by John Binder

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Posted By:earlybird, 8/21/2017 1:16:14 PM

“There must always” be a flow low-skilled immigration to the United States, no matter its impact on American workers, according to Republican establishment figure Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ). Flake slammed the idea of potentially cutting legal immigration levels in half to raise the wages of American workers and end the current low-skilled oriented system to make only admit immigrants based on their skills and merit in a New York Times op-ed. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) introduced the specific plan, known as the “RAISE Act.” President Donald Trump endorsed the plan and said the legislation “will reduce poverty, increase

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 8/21/2017 1:19:28 PM     (No. 11359114)

why? Ever heard of technology/automation, flake?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 8/21/2017 1:26:36 PM     (No. 11359121)

Maybe Flake has never worked at a "real" job. He´s got to lose his seat so he can become a democrat. What a huge disappointment

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Reply 3 - Posted by: IowaDad, 8/21/2017 1:28:58 PM     (No. 11359124)

Yeah, right.

But here should never be no-skill, won´t work, complaining parasites. Especially ones who want to destroy western civilization.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: velirotta, 8/21/2017 1:35:26 PM     (No. 11359132)

Flake? What´s in a name?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: daisymay, 8/21/2017 1:40:08 PM     (No. 11359138)

Mr. Flakeypants doesn´t get it. Nobody said there isn´t a need for Immigrants to come to our country to work. There is a need. We need them to Pick fruits and Vegetables and to do other jobs in the Agriculture business. The POINT here is they need to come in LEGALLY.

When I was growing up in Illinois we had Migrants who came to pick crops. The Farmer who hired them built small one room houses for them to stay in. When the Season was over, they went back to Mexico. It worked then and it could work now. Law Enforcement need the RIGHT to ask for a Green Card if they see someone who they think is ILLEGAL. They also need the right to deport that person if they are illegal. That means put them in jail until they can get them transportation to their country. NO,they don´t get a Lawyer to argue their case (one that is paid for by the Taxpayers of this country). If they want a Lawyer, they can get their own and pay them themselves. Sorry if that sounds harsh! The word will get out and you will see less and less Illegals arriving here. Cut off ALL freebies! No check, housing, education or healthcare. None! I should call The Flake and tell him that!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: winnie1, 8/21/2017 1:43:04 PM     (No. 11359142)

Jeff Flake: ‘There Must Always’ Be
Low-Skilled Immigration to U.S." Jeff you would know because you are a low-skilled Representative for AZ and the Republican Party.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Packard Man, 8/21/2017 1:44:14 PM     (No. 11359144)

Jeff, they´re called Democratic voters!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 8/21/2017 1:55:26 PM     (No. 11359152)

Flake has got to go, he ranks right down there with McCain, Graham. Collins, Corker, Murkowski, Cornyn as the bottom of the barrel.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/21/2017 1:56:36 PM     (No. 11359153)

Flake wrote: "History doesn’t much record the unglamorous and often excruciating work of moving sprinkler pipe, digging ditch, chopping hay or keeping a broken-down feed truck running for just one more year. Manuel did all of that, and so much more..."

Senator, your argument is that "native Mexican workers" can serve as your rented mules when Americans won´t.

Get rid of this tool, Arizona.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: hpmatt, 8/21/2017 2:09:07 PM     (No. 11359162)

Weasels out in the sunlight.

What the heck AZ - this one AND McCain??? Is the AZ Republican party infiltrated by democrats??? Who is paying these guys off? Must be multinational $$$, not only AZ - but you guys are voting them in to office...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mamafrog, 8/21/2017 2:23:25 PM     (No. 11359169)

I have a young friend - citizen - mentally slow - lives at home with her parents - has two children with a Mexican illegal - not married - gets assorted benefits

She once said "they pick things and work on the farms . . . none of us are going to do THAT"

We either need low skilled immigration or a change in attitude of those of our citizens who are not working



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Reply 12 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 8/21/2017 3:01:08 PM     (No. 11359201)

But our school systems are already producing loads of "Low-skilled" graduates. We even have lots of low skilled senators - Two from AZ alone.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: leonardo, 8/21/2017 3:16:44 PM     (No. 11359214)

What an incredible disappointment this fool is .... almost as disappointing as McCain.
AZ may be becoming the Minnesota of the Southwest ...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: xcenturion, 8/21/2017 3:18:32 PM     (No. 11359216)

Senator Flake might want to examine those on the welfare rolls that refuse to work in any way shape or form. Force those life time welfare recipients to replace those so-called "low skilled immigrants in the job force. By the way senator I couldn´t have chosen a better name to describe you.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: MMC, 8/21/2017 3:27:03 PM     (No. 11359224)

Uh, in the past, low skilled entry level jobs went to high school and college kids...
Working for more than spending money, actually helping pay for school, car, gas, etc.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 8/21/2017 3:28:31 PM     (No. 11359229)

Any backup data to support his lie?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/21/2017 3:36:24 PM     (No. 11359233)

Just like we have low-skilled/no-skilled people in Congress.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 8/21/2017 3:48:17 PM     (No. 11359247)

Flake is proof that stupid knows no limits.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: jimkata, 8/21/2017 3:53:33 PM     (No. 11359251)

people are herded and packed into containers , transported a long distance. Some die, some become maids, servants, gardeners. Others work the fields. Some are used a sex slaves. No-one makes real money.

So tell me why do Democrats and globalists like Flake still believe in Slavery. It is now just call ´immigration´

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Reply 20 - Posted by: littleorby, 8/21/2017 4:12:39 PM     (No. 11359271)

Jeff Flake: ‘There Must Always’ Be
Low-Skilled . . ., However, NOT in the senate. Hope they succeed in ousting this JERK in the primary.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: Axeman, 8/21/2017 4:13:47 PM     (No. 11359274)

Hey Arizonans, is Flake really as simpleminded as some of the things he says? If so, how did he get elected? Must be another Mc-Con-nel thing.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ByteGuru, 8/21/2017 4:36:41 PM     (No. 11359296)


The USA could benefit greatly from a decade or two of absolutely no immigration at all. We have plenty of unskilled and under-educated workers already living here. Many are simply not living close to where the unskilled jobs are. That part of the problem is simply an asset allocation exercise.

Instead of mailing out EBT cards, I suggest handing out reduced-value EBT cards along with a paycheck at the job site.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 8/21/2017 5:04:09 PM     (No. 11359313)

Jeff getting ready to switch parties?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: hamrman, 8/21/2017 5:08:57 PM     (No. 11359316)

Too bad there is not a migration of politicians out of our great country!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: 67cj5, 8/21/2017 5:24:47 PM     (No. 11359335)

Well, here´s how it works, the "low skilled immigrant agrees to pay a coyote for bringing him over and getting him a job as say a roofer, mason, concrete what ever. Oh, he gets the job alright but you see he must pay the coyote for his services. He is put on a roofing crew with other immigrants working for a Patron. Roofing Contractors agree to pay the Patron so much per square foot for installed work. When the work is complete the Patron is paid. The immigrant stays 8 to a room in a dingy hotel and gets a couple of burritos a day for their labor (no paycheck). We used to call it slavery. But hey the contractor gets employees and you get cheap construction costs so its all worth it right Mr. Flake?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: arcady, 8/21/2017 5:24:54 PM     (No. 11359336)

And somewhere a village is missing their idiot.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: citizen, 8/21/2017 5:25:19 PM     (No. 11359338)

We have legal migrant workers here all the time. But Flake is talking about the immigrants that take full advantage of taxpayers..for generations. No wonder the Senate is in such sad shape. Too many liberal Republicans fighting the president we elected.
Vote..Flake..Out!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: ArthurDent, 8/21/2017 5:30:36 PM     (No. 11359343)

He´s right, if Congress can be filled with semi-educated, low-skilled, untrained, barely employables, then so can any position in America. Oh, wait...

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Reply 29 - Posted by: daisymay, 8/21/2017 5:31:07 PM     (No. 11359344)

I think #23 is right. Depends if the Democrats offer him enough money to make the Switch! What a Snake!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ocjim, 8/21/2017 5:35:12 PM     (No. 11359347)

Self-serving, self-aggrandizing clown. The Flake family business has relied upon cheap labor. Flake´s opinion and his advantage on this is beyond obvious, it´s intuitive with him.
Question is, how did Arizona manage to give us two Flakes as self-absorbed, careerist Senators? Thanks for nuthin, Zonies!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: msjena, 8/21/2017 5:36:20 PM     (No. 11359349)

If he is right that there will always be a demand, the demand must be met by legal immigration.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 8/21/2017 5:42:03 PM     (No. 11359351)

"There Must Always Be Low-Skilled Immigration to U.S."

"Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia."

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Reply 33 - Posted by: harper, 8/21/2017 6:15:38 PM     (No. 11359366)

Flake is an immigrant? Who knew?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/21/2017 6:29:28 PM     (No. 11359375)

If someone were to look that will find that some of Flakes big donors are running businesses that hire a lot of low-skilled illegal aliens and legal immigrants at very low wages. Common sense will tell you that if Flake was not indirectly benefiting from ensuring that low skilled foreign workers are available for hire by his donor class, that Flake would have little interest in such matters.

The result of that is that Flake is a bigtime amnesty supporter and stands with the liberal Democrats when it comes to politically sabotaging the effective enforcement of the immigration laws. Chances are President Trump will actively try to knock Flake out in the Republican primaries next year.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: darling, 8/21/2017 6:36:24 PM     (No. 11359378)

Guest workers, not immigrants. No anchor babies and welfare.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 8/21/2017 6:48:49 PM     (No. 11359383)

The Democratic party is always looking for new voters. Flake will be as popular with the Democrats as McCain is.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: JediJerry, 8/21/2017 6:59:55 PM     (No. 11359388)

That´s right Jeff, just like we will always have low skilled Congressmen and Senators such as yourself.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: MickinPhoenix, 8/21/2017 7:43:33 PM     (No. 11359410)

WHY ?? MILLIONS of low skilled students graduating yearly. Thank you education Department.....Mick

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 8/21/2017 7:55:50 PM     (No. 11359424)

Well Flake, that is why we have YOU and the rest of congress to cover the low skilled part. There are enough Americans who are low skilled to do those jobs without giving them to your donor buddies. How do you think high schoolers help pay for their education? Low skilled jobs.

I happen to be in the low skilled category, and I am shut out of so much of it thanks to the demand of bilingual, thanks to the illegals infesting the country. I loathe this man and all who think like him with a passion that is just awful to a person who cherishes her streak of kindness.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: MOAB, 8/21/2017 8:40:17 PM     (No. 11359466)

Jeff you are a low skilled Senator.....you pea brain!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: radrelic, 8/21/2017 10:18:32 PM     (No. 11359517)

Bring in the low skilled and then send them to college--they don´t stay low skilled for long.

Guest workers and bring your own tiny houses subsidized might be better option? Come in for legal seasonal work and then go home?

Those who need a continuous slave class like Flake and others? Watched a three part British report on the change in servant class in 1900´s in England. Now the wife is doing the housework - domestics left their unappreciated class slavery-like positions.

Automated agriculture and/or robotics? And small family operators pick pur own cotton?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Italianlooks, 8/21/2017 10:31:20 PM     (No. 11359525)

Excuse me Jeff we have millions of unskilled of our own! Check the high school drop out rates and graduation rates of those below grade level! Unskilled gain welfare either those born here or those we import. After the imports arrive and test the welfare benefits they refuse to work as well!
Jeff do you have clue of life and it´s shortcuts!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/21/2017 10:40:49 PM     (No. 11359532)

There’s always a need in Congress for more.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Saraguay, 8/21/2017 11:24:43 PM     (No. 11359575)

I think we have enough low skilled workers here for at least a couple of generations thanks to the policies of 8 years of Obama.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: dvc, 8/22/2017 2:44:03 AM     (No. 11359683)

No, sir. This is BS, proves you are a fool and antiAmerican. You need to be retired, ASAP.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/22/2017 10:08:48 AM     (No. 11359917)

Technically, he is saying we will always need workers in the shadows, fearful of discovery, whom we can exploit.

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Posted By: JoniTx- 9/24/2017 12:24:00 PM     Post Reply
Karl Rove, a former senior adviser to President George W. Bush, ripped into President Donald Trump on Sunday for wasting his platform and his time attacking NFL players protesting by kneeling during the national anthem. “The president has two very valuable assets: his time and his voice. This president wastes it when he engages with things like this,” Rove said Sunday during a Fox News panel discussion on Trump´s recent controversial attacks of NFL players who protest for civil rights by taking a knee during the national anthem. Rove added that the president often spends time he ought to be

´It’s like being shot out of a cannon
while drinking from a fire hydrant blind´:
Michelle Obama talks about life in the
White House while giving a resounding
´no´ to ever running for office herself

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Daily Mail (UK), by James Gordon    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/22/2017 9:52:34 PM     Post Reply
Former First Lady Michelle Obama has spoken about what life was like for her and her family during her eight years in The White House. Her candid comments came during a moderated discussion at a tech conference in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday evening. ´It´s like being shot out of a cannon while drinking from a fire hydrant blind,´ she explained as she told of how she got used to her new way of living. ´You have to tell The White House what kind of toilet paper you like. You don´t know where your forks are.´ (Photos) Mrs Obama

Keith Olbermann: NFL Fans Should Sit
During National Anthem To Protest Trump

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Daily Caller, by Peter Hasson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/23/2017 6:06:43 PM     Post Reply
GQ host Keith Olbermann wants NFL fans to remain seated during the national anthem to protest President Trump. “This is simple: To defend OUR right to protest we as fans/consumers ALSO must not stand during the National Anthem until Trump’s threat ends,” the former MSNBC host wrote on Twitter Saturday afternoon. (Tweet) Trump asserted during a rally on Friday night that players who kneel during the national anthem should be fired. ) The president doubled down on Twitter Saturday morning. “If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues, he or she should not be

Dem calls for all NFL players
to kneel during national anthem

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The Hill, by John Bowden    Original Article
Posted By: blizzard- 9/23/2017 12:34:58 PM     Post Reply
Former Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) tweeted that she hopes all NFL players kneel during the national anthem on Sunday in response to President Trump´s remarks attacking Colin Kaepernick. Edwards, who left Congress earlier this year, called Trump a "white supremacist who squats in our White House" in her tweet.

It Was the Deep State that Colluded
with the Russians, not Trump

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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: greggojo- 9/24/2017 2:50:44 AM     Post Reply
As more and more leaks about the ongoing “Russian collusion” witch hunt by Robert Mueller appear in print, it seems to me that if Russia had been trying to erode our faith in our institutions, the Deep State is accomplishing what Russia failed to do. The Obama claque’s efforts were initially intended to help Clinton when they thought she would win and no one would know about their crimes. Then they continued the unlawful spying to cover up their role in the worst case of misuse of federal power in our history, to effect the removal or emasculation of the President,

A modest proposal for NFL fans:
Be a flash mob

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American Thinker, by Patricia McCarthy    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 9/24/2017 6:17:36 AM     Post Reply
The recent behavior of a number of spoiled, privileged, ungrateful NFL players is unacceptable to most Americans, NFL fans or not. (snip) It would be so satisfying if a group of patriotic fans to have at the ready a flash mob of singers at a stadium game. If the players "take a knee" to show their disdain for the flag and the national anthem, these talented souls would wait until just before the kick-off and then stand up and belt out the national anthem themselves. Chances are hundreds of those in attendance would join them. Then they would exit the

Roger Goodell calls Trump’s
NFL comments ‘divisive’

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New York Post, by Kathianne Boniello    Original Article
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell snapped back at “divisive” comments about the league Saturday, hours after President Trump urged team owners to fire players who won’t stand for the national anthem. At a political rally Friday night in Alabama, Trump griped that players who kneel for “The Star Spangled Banner” disrespect the flag and should lose their jobs. (Snip) Goodell issued a statement via Twitter at 9:16 a.m. Saturday: “Divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL, our great game and all of our players, and a failure to understand the overwhelming force for good our clubs

Giants owners blast Trump for ‘offensive
and divisive’ comments

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New York Post, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/24/2017 7:04:47 AM     Post Reply
Giants owners John Mara and Steve Tisch had a harsh reaction to President Trump’s called for NFL owners to fire players who refuse to stand for the national anthem. “Comments like we heard last night from the president are inappropriate, offensive and divisive,” Mara and Tisch said in a statement Saturday. “We are proud of our players, the vast majority of whom use their NFL platform to make a positive difference in our society.” Trump initially addressed the issue during a campaign rally speech in Alabama for Senator Luther Strange, asserting that owners should fire “any son of a b—h”

Mueller Scorches the Earth
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National Review Online, by Andrew C. McCarthy    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 9/23/2017 5:09:36 AM     Post Reply
His pre-dawn raid was meant to intimidate Manafort, not just to collect evidence. Robert Mueller’s sprawling special-counsel investigation is playing hardball. It was not enough to get a search warrant to ransack the Virginia home of Paul Manafort, even as the former Trump campaign chairman was cooperating with congressional investigators. Mueller’s bad-asses persuaded a judge to give them permission to pick the door lock. That way, they could break into the premises in the wee hours, while Manafort and his wife were in bed sleeping. They proceeded to secure the premises — of a man they are reportedly investigating for tax and financial crimes, not gang murders and Mafia hits — by drawing their guns on the stunned couple, apparently to check their pajamas for weapons. Mueller’s probe more resembles an empire, with 17 prosecutors retained on the public dime. So . . .


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