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7 Things: President Donald Trump may be considering a pardon against GOP wishes, Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks slams Democrats as Elizabeth Warren downplays illegal alien murderer, Democrats want to pause Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, and more …

7. Not that this is a huge deal or anything, but President Donald Trump loses in projected match-ups with Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and former Vice President Joe Biden

— A poll that is being done way too early has Trump polling behind former Vice President Biden and Sen. Sanders by 12 points each. He trails Warren by four points.

— But President Trump fares far better against Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), where he holds leads of up to 10 points.

6. Alabama ‘s anti-abortion law gets knocked down by the 11th circuit. Attorney General Steve Marshall may challenge further

— The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court hearing that blocked what the media is calling “dilation and evacuation,” but it is more commonly called partial birth abortion done in the second trimester.

— Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshal released a statement that says his office is “carefully considering whether we will petition the Supreme Court for review of this case.”

5. The longest bull run in the history of the stock market is still ongoing

— While chaos reigns in Washington D.C. the stock market and the economy are booming and the stock market is showing the results.

— The current streak started on March 6, 2009, and has continued through Wednesday without entering a bear market (20 percent drop). The run continues at 3,543.

4. Calls to pause the confirmation proceedings of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court will be ignored

— “Wishcasting” continues from the broadcast media as they attempt to convince the American people that President Trump’s nominee to the highest court should be denied his seat because of Michael Cohen’s pronouncements in court about the president’s alleged illegal activities.

— Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer believes Cohen’s deal is a “game changer.” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) called the president an “unindicted co-conspirator,” even though Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley let it be known that he is “not going to delay Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing.”

3. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, confirming Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks’ view on Mollie Tibbetts’ deathdoesn’t see it as important as separating children and parents at the border

— The day after Congressman Mo Brooks blamed Democrats for the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbets, Sen. Elizabeteh Warren couldn’t even be bothered to stop her talking points when confronted about it.

— Callously, Warren claimed we need to focus on the “real issues,” which apparently isn’t a dead college student, but is instead the temporary separating of families at the border.

2. Speculation is that Trump is considering a pardon (or not) for Paul Manafort, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) thinks it is a bad idea

— Trump’s tweets yesterday praised Manafort as a good and brave man for not taking a deal, leading most to believe he is at least considering a pardon. But that will have to wait until all his court cases are resolved.

— Multiple Republican Senators have warned the president against doing this including friends (Sen. John Cornyn) and foes (Sen. Bob Corker).

1. Michael Cohen fallout continues as the president admits he knew about payments, which we all knew

— President Trump says he knew about the payments made by his then-personal attorney. He claims he knew about them later, even though there is a tape of him discussing at least one of the payments beforehand.

— Cohen admitted Tuesday to arranging hush money payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal “at the direction” of President Trump before the 2016 election.

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