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  • BRUCE OHR TESTIMONY UNDERCUTS ADAM SCHIFF’S DEFENSE OF FBI

    01/17/2019 5:31:21 PM PST · by bitt · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/17/2019 | chuck ross
    Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s testimony about his meetings with FBI officials regarding dossier author Christopher Steele severely undercuts claims made in 2018 by California Rep. Adam Schiff and his fellow Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee. Ohr told lawmakers Aug. 28, 2018, he briefed top FBI officials Andrew McCabe and Lisa Page in early August 2016, just days after he met with Steele, a former British spy who was investigating then-candidate Donald Trump. Ohr testified he told McCabe and Page about his interactions with Steele, who was working at the time for Fusion GPS, a Democrat-funded opposition research firm....
  • Trump, Following Explosive News Reports, Denies He Worked For Russia

    01/14/2019 10:16:07 AM PST · by Innovative · 67 replies
    NPR ^ | Jan. 14, 2019 | Philip Ewing
    President Trump on Monday denied that he has been trying to conceal details about his discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin after a pair of explosive press reports over the weekend. "I never worked for Russia," Trump told reporters. "It's a disgrace that you even asked that question because it's a whole big fat hoax. It's just a hoax." Trump also said he doesn't know anything about what happened to the notes taken by an interpreter when he met with Putin last summer in Finland or after other meetings with the Russian leader. The Washington Post reported that Trump has...
  • Schiff floats subpoena for Putin meeting translator, as Dem majority ramps up Trump probes

    01/14/2019 7:24:33 AM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 14, 2019 | Brooke Singman
    Newly minted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff hinted over the weekend that he could subpoena notes or testimony from the interpreter in several meetings between President Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin, a move that would dramatically escalate majority Democrats' investigations into the Trump administration. The chamber's newly empowered Democratic committee chairmen already are probing a range of Trump controversies, including calling a hearing with ex-fixer Michael Cohen who has detailed Trump's alleged role in making hush-money payments to mistresses. But a move to obtain interpreter details from Putin meetings would trigger a major confrontation between the executive and legislative...
  • Schiff floats possibility of renewing demand for interpreter's notes from Trump-Putin meeting

    01/13/2019 4:28:57 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/13/19 06:08 PM EST | EMILY BIRNBAUM
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday floated the possibility of renewing his demand to subpoena the translator present during a July 2018 meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. "Last year, we sought to obtain the interpreter’s notes or testimony, from the private meeting between Trump and Putin," Schiff tweeted. "The Republicans on our committee voted us down. Will they join us now?" ADVERTISEMENT "Shouldn’t we find out whether our president is really putting 'America first?'" Schiff wrote, a nod to one of Trump's campaign slogans. Schiff's call comes as a bombshell Washington Post report...
  • Second body found in West Hollywood home of Democratic donor Ed Buck

    01/07/2019 5:18:44 PM PST · by lowbridge · 40 replies
    latimes.com ^ | January 7, 2019 | RICHARD WINTON and HAILEY BRANSON-POTT
    A man’s body was found early Monday in the West Hollywood home of prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck, authorities said. Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood station responded to the Laurel Avenue apartment complex at 1:05 a.m. in response to a report of a person not breathing, the department said in a statement. At some point, the 911 caller performed CPR, the department said. Paramedics pronounced a man dead at the scene. The cause of death was not yet known. The dead man’s name has not been released, but Nicole Nishida, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s...
  • Cohen to testify publicly before Congress

    01/10/2019 3:10:37 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/10/19 | Morgan Chalfant
    President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has agreed to voluntarily testify before the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee next month, the Democratic chairman of the panel announced Thursday. “I thank Michael Cohen for agreeing to testify before the Oversight Committee voluntarily,” Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said in a statement. “I want to make clear that we have no interest in inappropriately interfering with any ongoing criminal investigations, and to that end, we are in the process of consulting with Special Counsel Mueller’s office. The Committee will announce additional information in the coming weeks.” The announcement of the hearing...
  • Democrat Morticians Respond to Trump

    01/09/2019 3:40:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 9, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: For those of you watching on the Dittocam I’m gonna put up a picture here of Chuck and Nancy. And go ahead and switch it up there right now. If you don’t have the Dittocam, if you don’t have the ability to watch the program, we’ll have this photo published for you at RushLimbaugh.com. Everybody is transposing their faces on that old picture of the farmer and his wife with the pitchfork. And that’s about 30 years old, and I don’t think they look like farmers. I think these two look like morticians! This is what you see when...
  • Maybe Adam Schiff should investigate his donors before he goes after Trump

    01/08/2019 8:20:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/08/2019 | Monica Showalter
    The Democrats, who won power in the House based on record campaign spending, sure have a lot of creepy big-dollar donors. There's Harvey Weinstein, who demanded sex and massages from the starlets in exchange for movie roles, and then sicced the private detectives on anyone who wanted to talk. There's Jeffrey Epstein, who recruited little girls to sex-slave rings on his private island, reached through private jet travels to the Dominican Republic. You wonder why President Bill Clinton would get in the plane with this sort of person. Now there's Ed Buck, reportedly a pervert with a 'thing' for getting young black male prostitutes...
  • Intel panel expects to refer more cases of suspected lying to Mueller

    12/13/2018 3:42:15 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/13/18 | Morgan Chalfant
    Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Thursday that the Senate Intelligence Committee has made "quite a few referrals" to special counsel Robert Mueller of cases where witnesses questioned in the panel’s Russia probe were suspected of lying, adding he expects there will be more. “We’ve made quite a few referrals,” Burr, who chairs the Senate panel, told The Hill on Thursday afternoon. “I won’t get into the numbers, but where we have found criminality, we have made those referrals and I’m sure that they’re not the last." The Senate GOP chairman first revealed in November that the committee had referred cases...
  • Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump [they can’t hold back]

    12/09/2018 12:52:17 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 121 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | December 9, 2018 | Hope Yen
    Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other scandals. “There’s a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him, that he may be the first president in quite some time to face the real prospect of jail time,” said Rep. Adam Schiff, the incoming chairman of the House intelligence committee. “The bigger pardon question may come...
  • Adam Schiff: We’re Going To Investigate The Trump Org’s Plan To Give Putin A $50 Million Apartment

    11/30/2018 1:25:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/30/2018 | Allahpundit
    C’mon now. If you can’t bribe Vladimir Putin, who can you bribe? “If true, this story further underscores the need to finish the Committee’s counterintelligence investigation to determine what, if any, financial leverage the Russians may hold over President Trump and the Trump Organization, and what Trump may have hoped to gain by any financial offer to Putin,” Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the committee, said in a statement to BuzzFeed News Thursday evening…[Dem Rep. Joaquin] Castro also said he believed the plan could have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. “If this was an attempt to...
  • CNN's John Berman Suggests Trump 'Full of Schiff'

    11/19/2018 4:21:08 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 37 replies
    my Twitter account ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Playing off President Trump's tweet in which he referred to "little Adam Schitt," CNN host John Berman suggests that President Trump is "full of schiff."Co-host Alisyn Camerota congratulates Berman on his insult: "well played!"
  • ‘Mr. President, That’s a Good One’: Congressman Replies to Trump’s Vulgar Tweet

    11/19/2018 3:44:48 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 67 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 18, 2018 | Sarah Mervosh
    President Trump has a proclivity for tweeting, typos and trenchant nicknames. In making use of the first habit on Sunday, he alluded to a profanity — and left many wondering which of his other online idiosyncrasies were at work. In the tweet, the president took aim at Representative Adam B. Schiff of California, a Democrat who is the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Mr. Schiff has said that Democrats would investigate Mr. Trump’s acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, who is charged with overseeing the Russia investigation led by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. “So funny to...
  • Trump Labels Adam Schiff As ‘Little Adam Schitt’

    11/18/2018 6:30:24 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 56 replies
    nypost.com ^ | November 18, 2018
    The “Schitt” hit the fan. President Trump blasted Rep. Adam Schiff for questioning why his acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker wasn’t confirmed by the Senate – misspelling the Democrat’s last name as “Schitt.” Earlier Sunday, Schiff said that Democrats will challenge Whitaker’s appointment because he hasn’t been confirmed by the Senate. “Yes and yes. I think the appointment is unconstitutional.” Schiff told ABC’s “This Week.”
  • Trump: So funny to see little Adam Schitt talking that Matt Whitaker was not approved by the Senate

    11/18/2018 10:45:25 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 72 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 18, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    So funny to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was not approved by the Senate, but not mentioning the fact that Bob Mueller (who is highly conflicted) was not approved by the Senate!
  • Falling Short: If Anti-Pelosi Democrats Stick Together, Pelosi Doesn't Have The Votes For Speaker

    11/12/2018 3:27:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has done what we all knew she was going to do if the Democrats retook the House: mount a bid for speaker (again). It’s a slam-dunk, right? Well, she isn’t exactly the real face of the party. Moreover, she’s incredibly unpopular, a figure that jacks up the GOP base (and fills its campaign coffers), and a whole host of new Democrats don’t support her bid in the leadership. The question is whether the new class sticks to their word. Pelosi did raise money for them, despite their explicit opposition to her reassuming the House speakership. In all...
  • Democrats will probe Donald Trump's treatment of CNN, Amazon and The Washington Post

    11/12/2018 7:31:49 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 33 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 12, 2018 | Leah McDonald
    Democrats will probe Donald Trump's treatment of CNN, Amazon and The Washington Post in a 'triple-threaded' abuse-of-power inquiry in January California democrat Adam Schiff said he will investigate Trump's possible use of the 'instruments of state power to punish the press' in January Schiff is the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee He said he will investigate Trump's dealings with Amazon and an attempt to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner to 'punish' his media rival CNN The Democrats plan to investigate Donald Trump for an alleged abuse of authority for taking adverse action against retail giant Amazon and...
  • Trump Warns House Dems They Will be Investigated For Classified Leaks if They Abuse Subpoena Power

    11/07/2018 10:07:12 AM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Nov 7, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    TRUMP: If the Democrats think they are going to waste Taxpayer Money investigating us at the House level, then we will likewise be forced to consider investigating them for all of the leaks of Classified Information, and much else, at the Senate level. Two can play that game!
  • Big Blue Drip: California Republicans are turning out early and big

    11/02/2018 11:39:43 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 81 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 11/02/2018 | Leslie Eastman
    Midnight blue California is often cited as an indicator of national trends. If this is still the case, then the big blue wave predicted by some pollsters and progressive pundits will become a big blue drip. Early voting in the Golden State is trending bright red. Election Day is around the corner and Californians have been voting for three weeks. Given the data on who has voted so far, it does not point to a big surge for Democrats. There are scores of first time candidates running for office but actual voter turnout in California so far has been average...
  • ADAM SCHIFF CLAIMS ‘CONSEQUENCES ARE GONNA BE GRAVE’ IF REPUBLICANS WIN THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS

    10/31/2018 1:25:16 PM PDT · by Steve1999 · 73 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2018-10-31 21:00 | Geoff Harbaugh
    Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff on MSNBC Tuesday night claimed “the consequences are gonna be grave” if the Republicans win the midterms, and added he thinks President Trump’s “hyping of the caravan … had devastating consequences this week.”