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Republican Mike Coffman calls ad about Trump campaign’s Russia ties ‘laughable and dishonest’

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (Photo by RJ Sangosti/Denver Post, File)

Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s campaign fired back late Sunday at a liberal organization’s TV ad questioning his response to news about the Trump campaign’s contact with Russians who were attempting to influence last year’s presidential election, calling the attack “laughable and dishonest.”

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VIDEO: Ads rip Colorado Republicans Mike Coffman, Scott Tipton for ‘crickets’ response to Trump-Russia news

An ad from the liberal MoveOn organization aired Sunday, July 16, 2017, charges that five Republican congressmen, including Colorado's Mike Coffman and Scott Tipton, have stayed quiet since details emerged over the previous week about contact between the Trump campaign and Russians trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. The ads targeting Coffman and Tipton aired in the Denver, Colorado Springs and Grand Junction TV markets. (Photo via YouTube)

The liberal MoveOn organization aired ads Sunday hitting U.S. Reps. Mike Coffman and Scott Tipton for their response to revelations over the past week about links between top Trump campaign officials and Russians trying to influence last year’s presidential election. “Crickets,” the 30-second ad says, while the sound of the insects plays in the background.

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Former Republican state lawmaker says he was only kidding about beheading reporters, ‘seditious leakers’

"Three CNN employees forced to resign over a Trump/Russia fake news story," reads a June 27, 2017, Facebook post by former state Sen. Shawn Mitchell, R-Broomfield, "There are so many. If Karma is waking up, the trundle carts will start filling and rolling, and the guillotines will be kept busy accommodating hack reporters and seditious leakers, by and large fiction-writing, seditious leakers." Mitchell later said he had been joking. (via Facebook)

After news broke this week that three CNN reporters had been fired because of problems with a story about Donald Trump and Russia, former Republican Colorado Sen. Shawn Mitchell entertained the notion in a social media post that “the guillotines will be kept busy” taking care of “hack reporters and seditious leakers” if there’s karmic justice […]

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Brexit leader Nigel Farage urges Trump to combat ‘pure obstructionism’ with national speech

European Parliament Member Nigel Farage, co-founder and former leader of the UK Independence Party, addresses the National Asian Indian Republican Association's annual fundraising dinner on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Denver Marriott South in Lone Tree, Colorado. (Photo by Ernest Luning/Colorado Politics)
Nigel Farage, co-founder of the UK Independence Party and leader of the Brexit movement to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union, told Colorado Politics it could be time for President Donald Trump to address the American people in order to counteract what he called “pure obstructionism” by establishment forces in the wake of […]

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Attorney General Coffman, Democratic challengers sound alarm over Comey memo

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman talks about her accomplishments during an interview on Feb. 24, 2017, at her office in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Wednesday called for an independent investigation into allegations that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down a federal probe into Michael Flynn, Trump’s former national security advisor, according to accounts of a memo Comey wrote after a meeting with the president.

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