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Steelers’ JuJu Smith-Schuster posts video of him driving fast, antics draw comparisons to Antonio Brown

Pittsburgh Steelers star JuJu Smith-Schuster came under fire when he posted a video Tuesday of himself appearing to be driving more than 100 mph down a highway in his BMW.

Smith-Schuster didn’t appear to receive any discipline from the authorities for driving over the speed limit or driving while using a cell phone. He was seen driving as fast as 104 mph.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS’ DEVLIN HODGES CHIDED FOR OLD TWEETS SUPPORTING TRUMP

The video was posted to his Instagram Stories. It’s unclear where he was driving at the time.

As the video hit social media, Steelers fans were quick to criticize the third-year wide receiver with his antics being compared to former Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS BENCH MASON RUDOLPH AHEAD OF REMATCH WITH CLEVELAND BROWNS WEEKS AFTER FIGHT

Smith-Schuster has played in 10 games this season, catching 38 passes for 524 yards and three touchdowns. However, he missed the team’s Week 12 game against the Cincinnati Bengals because of a concussion. His status for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns was unclear.

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It’s unclear whether he will receive discipline from the Steelers over the incident.

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Trump Lawyers, Skeptical of Engaging on Impeachment, Weigh Hearing Strategy

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WASHINGTON — The White House is reviewing an invitation from House Democrats for President Trump’s legal team to participate in the first Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing next week, even as his lawyers privately question whether to engage with a proceeding his administration branded “an illegitimate sham partisan process” to drive Mr. Trump from office.

Representative Jerrold Nadler, Democrat of New York and the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, wrote to the president on Tuesday offering him or his lawyers the opportunity to appear before lawmakers at a Dec. 4 hearing with constitutional scholars to discuss the historical precedents for impeachment, the definition of an impeachable offense and whether Mr. Trump’s actions meet the bar for removal.

In a statement on Wednesday, Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, did not give any indication about whether Mr. Trump or his lawyers intended to accept the invitation. But people familiar with the president’s legal strategy have said privately that they are deeply suspicious of taking part in a process they view as unfair to Mr. Trump.

“What is obvious to every American is that this letter comes at the end of an illegitimate sham partisan process,” Ms. Grisham said in the statement. “The president has done nothing wrong, and the Democrats know it.”

Next week’s hearing will begin a new phase in the inquiry, as the Judiciary Committee prepares to draft articles of impeachment related to charges that Mr. Trump abused his power to enlist Ukraine in tarnishing his political rivals. The committee is also expected to consider an article of impeachment charging that Mr. Trump obstructed the investigation by blocking witnesses from testifying and refusing to provide documents.

Democrats are also weighing whether to draft an obstruction-of-justice article based on the report by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who investigated Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign.

The bulk of the charges, however, will be based on evidence to be laid out in a detailed report by the House Intelligence Committee after weeks of public and private depositions of current and former administration officials on the Ukraine affair. The report, which Democrats have said will be submitted soon after Thanksgiving, is expected to charge the president with abusing his power by appealing to a foreign government for help in the 2020 presidential election. It will outline Mr. Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukrainian leaders to announce investigations of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and other Democrats, while denying the country’s president a White House meeting and withholding nearly $400 million in military assistance.

“I remain committed to ensuring a fair and informative process,” Mr. Nadler wrote to Mr. Trump in his letter. He noted that he retained the right under the rules of the impeachment inquiry to deny the president participation in the proceedings if the White House continued to stonewall witnesses and other evidence.

Mr. Nadler gave the president and his lawyers until 6 p.m. Sunday to decide whether they want to be part of the Dec. 4 hearing.

The question of how much the president and his legal advisers decide to participate is likely to be a contentious one as his team wrangles with Democrats over Mr. Trump’s rights to present his defense to lawmakers and the public.

Lawyers for former Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton worked to some extent with the Judiciary Committee to present defenses for their clients during impeachment proceedings. But Mr. Trump and his allies on Capitol Hill have repeatedly criticized the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry as illegitimate.

In a letter to House Democratic leaders shortly after they formally opened the impeachment inquiry, Pat Cipollone, the White House counsel, said Mr. Trump would refuse to cooperate in any way with the inquiry.

“In order to fulfill his duties to the American people, the Constitution, the executive branch, and all future occupants of the office of the presidency, President Trump and his administration cannot participate in your partisan and unconstitutional inquiry under these circumstances,” Mr. Cipollone wrote.

On Tuesday, Mr. Trump claimed on Twitter that he “would actually like people to testify” as part of the inquiry because he believes they would say he did nothing wrong. But he also blasted the Democratic investigation, calling it a “phony Impeachment Hoax” and saying it is “a Democrat Scam that is going nowhere.”

A person familiar with deliberations among the president’s legal team said Wednesday morning that no decision had been made about whether to engage in a public defense of the president during the Judiciary Committee hearings.

Representative Doug Collins of Georgia, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said in an interview on Wednesday that he would not blame the White House for declining to participate, underscoring skepticism among the president’s allies about whether it would be a fair forum for the president.

“If they come, great,” he said. “If they don’t, I would understand completely because what is the use of this hearing?”

Maggie Haberman and Nicholas Fandos contributed reporting.

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AP mocked after etiquette coach says Thanksgiving hosts should offer special rooms for impeachment talk, moderators

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The Associated Press was lampooned by critics on Wednesday after sharing a story in which an etiquette coach offered over-the-top advice on how to keep Thanksgiving Day political discussions peaceful.

The piece by the AP’s Dan Sewell, titled “On the Thanksgiving menu: Turkey, with a side of impeachment,” suggests Americans could use special rooms dedicated for political discussion and even an in-house moderator.

TRUMP USES TURKEY PARDON TO MOCK SCHIFF, SAYS BIRDS ALREADY RECEIVED SUBPOENAS

“Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment,” Sewell wrote. “Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households with a taste for politics.”

The AP scribe then spoke with several Americans who plan to celebrate with people who have opposing views before enlisting an “etiquette coach” Elaine Swann to offer suggestions on how to cope.

The Los Angeles -based etiquette guru feels hosts should “sequester the debates” on Turkey Day with separate rooms dedicated to political beef.

“She’ll have a room away from the dining table stocked with snacks for people who want to talk politics. She also suggests designating a calm family member as a combination moderator-peacekeeper,” Sewell wrote.

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The etiquette coach also says Thanksgiving hosts need to be prepared to distract guests who get too worked up over political disagreements with games or activities.

“Make sure that in your arsenal as a host you have some family-building activity to get everybody out of it,” Swann told the AP.

When The Associated Press’ verified Twitter account shared the story on Twitter, it was quickly mocked by critics.

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Trump tweets photo of himself as ‘Rocky’ ahead of more impeachment hearings

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President Trump seemed to declare himself a heavyweight champion in politics on Wednesday, tweeting out a picture of his face superimposed onto one of actor Sylvester Stallone as Rocky.

The tweet, which didn’t include any context, came after polling showed voters souring on impeachment and as House Democrats prepare another round of hearings in the ongoing impeachment inquiry. On Tuesday, Trump denounced Democrats’ inquiry to a packed rally in Florida.

“First it was the Russia hoax,” Trump said. “And now the same maniacs are pushing the deranged … impeachment” narrative.

For the past few months, Trump has been fending off accusations that he sought to influence the 2020 election by pressuring Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

The president and Republicans have denied any wrongdoing and repeatedly portrayed Trump as the victim of a partisan attempt to overturn the 2016 election.

TRUMP TEARS INTO IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY, DEFENDS MILITARY PARDONS AT FLORIDA ‘HOMECOMING RALLY’

“It is a Democrat Scam that is going nowhere but, future Presidents should in no way be compromised. What has happened to me should never happen to another President!” Trump tweeted Tuesday.

Trump also tweeted a clip of Fox News host Pete Hegseth reporting on the massive crowd size of Tuesday night’s rally in Florida. During interviews with Hegseth, rally attendees expressed their support for the president.

“I come from a family of Democrats and I just can’t take the swamp anymore,” one attendee said. Another said that he grew up as a Democrat but became a “staunch supporter of Trump.”

HOUSE DEMOCRATS DEFEND IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

On Twitter, Trump faced a wave of mockery for posting a photo of his face on Rocky’s body. Some knocked his physical appearance, suggesting that he was nowhere near the shape that Rocky was. It also comes as Trump is dismissing rumors he had a health scare after a recent visit to Walter Reed Medical Center.

The photo also seemed to indicate Trump’s mood going into the second round of impeachment hearings, led by the House Judiciary Committee.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the committee’s chair, sent a letter to Trump, apparently welcoming a challenge for the first hearing, which is scheduled for Dec. 4.

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In his invitation to the president, he asked whether “you and your counsel plan to attend the hearing or make a request to question the witness panel.”

Fox News’ Brooke Singman and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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My Hate Affair With Sweet Potatoes

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Growing up in the 1980s and early ’90s on the Kenyan Coast, I did not have the privilege to choose the foods I could eat. Rather, my parents would serve my siblings and me the food that was in season or that had survived the scorching sun, insect pests and plant diseases — harvested from their farm or purchased at the market.

Most of the time, these food crops included cassava, pumpkin, the “boko boko” banana — and sweet potatoes. Plenty of sweet potatoes.

Sweet potatoes as well as pumpkins and cassava were the go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner food. They were the everyday food whether we liked it or not. Of course, there was only one way they were cooked — and that was by boiling.

Day in day out, we would consume these foods. Ultimately, it got to a point where we could not take sweet potatoes and cassava anymore. And yes, there were times we chose to go hungry rather than eat sweet potatoes. That’s right: We children would rather skip lunch and dinner and go hungry than eat the same old sweet potatoes and cassava.

These experiences with sweet potatoes and cassava while growing up made me hate these foods as an adult. And I am not alone. Many of my family members, including my brother and three sisters, do not love sweet potatoes and cassava at all. As a matter of fact, after we grew up, our parents stopped growing them. No one and I mean no one — had any more appetite for these root vegetables.

My hate for sweet potatoes is still active today. I know it is many people’s favorite food, especially during Thanksgiving, but as for me, I still say NO to sweet potatoes. They remind me of what it’s like to grow up without a balanced diet, without being able to choose what kind of food you’d like to eat each day.

But in a corner of my heart, I do appreciate the sweet potato. I’m grateful that my parents had sweet potatoes to serve us. And maybe one day – say in another ten years or so — I’ll overcome my negative feelings and see what it’s like to eat a luxurious sweet potato side dish – perhaps topped with marshmallows!

Esther Ngumbi is a researcher at the University of Illinois and a New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute.

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Who Doesn’t Like Sweet Potatoes? This Kenyan Researcher, For One

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Westlake Legal Group  Who Doesn't Like Sweet Potatoes? This Kenyan Researcher, For One

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Growing up in the 1980s and early ’90s on the Kenyan Coast, I did not have the privilege to choose the foods I could eat. Rather, my parents would serve my siblings and me the food that was in season or that had survived the scorching sun, insect pests and plant diseases — harvested from their farm or purchased at the market.

Most of the time, these food crops included cassava, pumpkin, the “boko boko” banana — and sweet potatoes. Plenty of sweet potatoes.

Sweet potatoes as well as pumpkins and cassava were the go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner food. They were the everyday food whether we liked it or not. Of course, there was only one way they were cooked — and that was by boiling.

Day in and day out, we would consume these foods. Ultimately, it got to a point where we could not take sweet potatoes and cassava anymore. And yes, there were times we chose to go hungry rather than eat sweet potatoes. That’s right: We children would rather skip lunch and dinner and go hungry than eat the same old sweet potatoes and cassava.

These experiences with sweet potatoes and cassava while growing up made me hate these foods as an adult. And I am not alone. Many of my family members, including my brother and three sisters, do not love sweet potatoes and cassava at all. As a matter of fact, after we grew up, our parents stopped growing them. No one — and I mean no one — had any more appetite for these root vegetables.

My hate for sweet potatoes is still active today. I know it is many people’s favorite food, especially during Thanksgiving, but as for me, I still say NO to sweet potatoes. They remind me of what it’s like to grow up without a balanced diet, without being able to choose what kind of food you’d like to eat each day.

But in a corner of my heart, I do appreciate the sweet potato. I’m grateful that my parents had sweet potatoes to serve us. And maybe one day – say, in another 10 years or so — I’ll overcome my negative feelings and see what it’s like to eat a luxurious sweet potato side dish – perhaps topped with marshmallows!

Esther Ngumbi is a researcher at the University of Illinois and a New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute.

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Girl Scouts say girls don’t ‘owe anyone a hug’ in post about consent, physical affection

The Girl Scouts is reminding its members they don’t “owe anyone a hug” ahead of the holiday season — declaring it could give impressionable children “the wrong idea about consent and physical affection.”

The youth organization for girls published a post online that explains such actions, like giving an uncle a “big hug” or giving an aunt who just gave a child a present a kiss as a thank you, “can set the stage for her questioning whether she ‘owes’ another person any type of physical affection” later in life.

CONDOM BRAND RELEASES ‘CONSENT PACKS’ THAT REQUIRE FOUR HANDS TO OPEN

“The notion of consent may seem very grown-up and like something that doesn’t pertain to children,” Dr. Andrea Bastiani Archibald, the Girl Scouts’ developmental psychologist, said in a statement. “But the lessons girls learn when they’re young about setting physical boundaries and expecting them to be respected last a lifetime, and can influence how she feels about herself and her body as she gets older.”

Bastiani added, “Plus, sadly, we know that some adults prey on children, and teaching your daughter about consent early on can help her understand her rights, know when lines are being crossed, and when to go to you for help.”

COLORADO PARENTS UPSET HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ASSIGNED SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIAL WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT

The post urges parents and guardians to “give your girl the space to decide when and how she wants to show affection,” as many children “may naturally want to hug and kiss family members, friends, and neighbors.”

INDIAN MAN TO SUE HIS PARENTS FOR GIVING BIRTH TO HIM ‘WITHOUT HIS CONSENT,’ WANTS TO BE PAID FOR HIS LIFE

Allowing children the freedom to decide whether they want to show affection to loved ones during the holiday season “doesn’t give her license to be rude,” however, and children can show affection and thankfulness in other ways that don’t require physical touch, the organization wrote.

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Girl Scouts says girls don’t “owe anyone a hug,” saying it could give impressionable children “the wrong idea about consent and physical affection.” (iStock)

Reactions to the Girl Scouts’ Facebook post on Monday were positive, with many writing they wish this was general practice when they were kids themselves. One woman wrote: “My grandma was a huge proponent of this thought. Glad we learned early that our bodies are ours.”

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“I ask my kids to say hi/goodbye. It is up to them if they want to provide a hug. And our family knows better than to push it,” another commenter said. “I love this and it definitely applies to all children,” someone else wrote.

Others, however, wrote online that girls do need to give physical attention to family members, saying, “reminder yes she does. It’s called respect, thankfulness, and appreciation for your family” and “Reminder: Until she pays the bills in this house, she will hug her grandparents and she will like it.”

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Slideshow: Inside the migrant detention centers

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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf talks with officers at the detention center in Donna, Texas.

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New documents show Trump kept 2 sets of books for his biggest property in Manhattan, pointing to potential financial fraud

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Not a CPA but I do work in Finance. It is standard practice to have two sets of “books” in the mutual fund industry, one we call the “Accounting Book of Record” and the other is the “Investment Book of Record”. The ABOR is what the true value of the fund is, including receivable and payables. The IBOR reflects what securities are literally currently being held, even though some of those securities may have already been sold but just haven’t been delivered yet (or vice versa that we’ve bought some security but it hasn’t been delivered to us yet).

It’s important to look at differences between the books and reconcile them with each other. While they will never match completely unless it’s a really simple fund with no activity in it, we want to be sure the differences are for legitimate reasons. For example, I mentioned sold securities hat haven’t been delivered yet. Another example is a dividend earned but not received yet, or some other type of corporate action.

Now that is how it works for mutual funds, but I can’t be sure how it works for real estate. In that real estate can have a very extended period of time between when a deal is struck and when delivery of the asset occurs, it might be standard practice there too to keep track of both. If you have 100 properties in your portfolio, and another 25 that you’ve agreed to terms to purchase, 15 that you’ve agreed to terms to sell, and the finalization of those 35 deals has not gone through yet, you’d probably want to track both what you believe your portfolio is worth given all the deals get finalized but also what you literally currently fully own.

Then again, it could be that he was using a different set of books to commit fraud by lying to the taxman. I don’t know. I’d have to know more about the books and what he was using them for.

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Tulsi Gabbard defends appearing on Fox News, says other Democrats are ‘disrespecting and dismissing’ half of America

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Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Tulsi Gabbard defended her decision to appear on Fox News and said her 2020 rivals are “disrespecting and dismissing” half the country by shunning the network.

Gabbard, D-Hawaii, appeared Monday on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast alongside retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink, who pointed out she isn’t as far left as other Democratic candidates. As a result, Gabbard explained why she doesn’t only speak to extreme liberals during her primary campaign and instead prefers to speak to the entire country.

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“This is why, I’ll go on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN and I’m delivering the exact same message to people and we’re building and growing support in people who watch those three different channels,” Gabbard said. “You’re never going to be able to have a dialogue… win support from people who you treat like garbage, who you disrespect, who you call names, who you call deplorables. But how do you expect to lead as the president of every single American in this country when you’ve thrown half of them away?”

“How do you expect to lead as the president of every single American in this country when you’ve thrown half of them away?”

— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Rogan said he is “stunned by the blowback” that Gabbard has received from Democrats for appearing on Fox News.

“People are actually upset, they do not think that you should grace the Fox News screens, that you’re doing a disservice to your party,” Rogan said.

Willink added that it’s “weird” Democrats would attack Gabbard for going on Fox News when it’s actually a good political strategy to attract moderate conservative voters — which are typically needed to win the general election.

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“Not only that, what’s wrong with going on camera with someone you oppose? Someone you disagree with and having a dialogue about what you disagree with? That’s the weird thing about this cancel culture, this strange time we’re living in. You’re not even supposed to communicate with people about ideas that you disagree on,” Rogan said. 

Gabbard, who has been criticized by prominent Democrats for appearing on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” said her 2020 rivals fear they would actually agree with Fox News opinion hosts.

“On Tucker Carlson, I have a platform to be able to speak to millions of people across the country about the kind of leadership that I bring in the area of foreign policy,” she said. “I have the opportunity to deliver that message directly to people’s living rooms.”

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Gabbard said she disagrees with Carlson on many issues but found common ground on specific foreign policy issues.

“I was attacked on the debate stage for going on Fox News. How do you think you’re going to lead this country, all Americans, if you’re completely, not only shutting out and not willing to talk to half the country that watches Fox News, but you’re in fact disrespecting and dismissing them just because they may disagree with you, or they watch a different news channel,” Gabbard said. “I think that’s the bigger issue here.”

Fox News is finishing November as the most watched network among all of basic cable, topping MSNBC and CNN for the 215th straight month. “Tucker Carlson Tonight” averaged 3.4 million viewers for its highest-rated month in program history.

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