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  • Janet Yellen calls stock market, real estate valuations 'high' ...interview before exit as Fed chief

    02/05/2018 12:19:19 PM PST · by Red Steel · 40 replies
    cnbc ^ | February 5, 2018 | Jeff Cox
    Janet Yellen, whose last day at the Fed was Friday, told CBS that stock market valuations are "high," though she's not sure if they're in a bubble. The comments came amid an aggressive market sell-off that saw the Dow industrials lose 666 points Friday. Yellen has ended a 14-year career at the Fed, the last four as chair. ... Janet Yellen ended her long career at the Federal Reserve with concerns over how high the stock market has surged under her watch. The S&P 500 has soared 315 percent since the March 2009 bear market lows and about 53 percent...
  • Dick Durbin: Trump holding Dreamers 'hostage' with immigration plan (Offer Rejected)

    01/25/2018 6:10:33 PM PST · by Red Steel · 203 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 25, 2018 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., a key senator in the talks to find an immigration deal, came out against President Trump's proposal for a grand bargain, in large part because it would curb legal immigration. "Dreamers should not be held hostage to President Trump's crusade to tear families apart and waste billions of American tax dollars on an ineffective wall," Durbin said in a statement. Trump's plan would put 1.8 million immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children on a decade-long path to citizenship. But that comes at a high price for Democrats, as he also wants...
  • Pavlich: Dems bluff on DACA

    01/10/2018 4:21:05 PM PST · by Red Steel · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/09/18 07:05 PM EST | Katie Pavlich
    We’re just days away from a government shutdown and Democrats are still attempting to write the rules, despite being in the minority. Back in September, President Trump ended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program from the executive branch and kicked it over to Congress where it belongs. “Congress, get ready to do your job — DACA!” he tweeted. From the beginning, when President Obama unconstitutionally implemented the program, the protections for those brought into America illegally by their parents were temporary. After all, the “D” in DACA stands for “deferred” and the courts ruled the issue can’t be implemented solely...
  • "She has no intention of running,” the source said (Source is Oprah)

    01/08/2018 7:23:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 48 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 8, 2018 | Peter Alexander (NBC News)
    NEW: A source close to @Oprah tells @tvkatesnow as of today, she has no intention of running for President in 2020: "It’s not happening. She has no intention of running,” the source said. Source says that’s from Oprah herself.
  • Senators make criminal referral of dossier author to DOJ (Christopher Steele)

    01/05/2018 12:24:54 PM PST · by Red Steel · 138 replies
    Fox6 ^ | 1:31 pm, January 5, 2018,
    WASHINGTON — Two Republican senators have made the first known criminal referral in congressional investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. They’re targeting the author of a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham say they’ve referred former British spy Christopher Steele
  • Fire reported at Clintons' Chappaqua, New York, property

    01/03/2018 12:45:10 PM PST · by Red Steel · 132 replies
    abc ^ | January 3, 2018
    A small fire was reported at Hillary and Bill Clinton's property in Chappaqua, New York, Wednesday afternoon, New Castle police confirmed to ABC News. There are multiple structures on the property
  • Former CIA Director Regrets How Intel Agencies Treated Trump

    12/11/2017 7:23:33 PM PST · by Red Steel · 74 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 11, 2017 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell thinks that intelligence agencies were too harsh to Trump during the campaign and presidential transition, according to an interview released Monday. Morell, who left the CIA in 2013 after serving as its acting director twice, endorsed Hillary Clinton in an August 2016 New York Times op-ed. Politico’s Susan Glassner asked Morell if getting involved was a mistake and the former CIA official said that it wasn’t, but that “there were downsides to it that I didn’t think about at the time.” “I was concerned about what is the impact it would have on the...
  • Rep. Jim Jordan:FBI Used Dossier to Wiretap Trump, Strzok involved, FBI Paid FusionGPS(Dobbs Video)

    12/07/2017 6:02:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 61 replies
    Youtube ^ | December 7, 2017 | Jim Hoft channel
    "THE SMOKING GUN... Rep. Jim Jordan: FBI Used Dossier to Get Trump Wiretap, Strzok Brought Request to FISA Court, FBI Paid Fusion GPS"
  • STATEMENT: POTUS Trump Attorney Ty Cobb Sets The Record Straight After General Flynn’s Guilty Plea

    12/01/2017 12:35:58 PM PST · by Red Steel · 111 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 1, 2017 | Joshua Caplan
    On Friday, Michael Flynn plead guilty to lying to FBI agents about making contact with Russian Ambassador Kislyak during the transition period. CNBC reported: Specifically, Flynn is accused of falsely claiming that he had not asked Russia’s ambassador to the United States last Dec. 29 “to refrain from escalating the situation in response to sanctions that the United States had imposed against Russia that same day.” Flynn also allegedly lied by telling the FBI “he did not recall the Russian Ambassador subsequently telling him that Russia had chosen to moderate its response to those sanctions as a result of his...
  • Senate Passes Resolution Sexual Harassment Training

    11/10/2017 6:03:03 PM PST · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    US News ^ | November 10, 2017 | Alexa Lardieri
    Following a national surge of sexual assault allegations, the Senate passed a resolution Thursday mandating sexual harassment prevention training for all employees of the Senate, including senators. The proposal — introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and co-sponsored by several other Republicans and Democrats — passed unanimously, CBS reported. Klobuchar said there is widespread support for the resolution, though longer-serving senators had a few complaints. "(They say) 'Well, I've been here a long time and I've never done anything wrong,'" Klobuchar told NPR. "And I go, 'I'm sure that's true, we just think everyone should...
  • Roy Moore: Alabama Senate candidate denies child sex abuse

    11/09/2017 12:18:48 PM PST · by Red Steel · 298 replies
    bbc ^ | November 9, 2017
    An Alabama candidate for the US Senate is strongly denying allegations that he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl. Roy Moore, a Republican firebrand, said claims that he preyed on a teenager while he was a 32-year-old prosecutor were "completely false". Leigh Corfman and three other women say Mr Moore made sexual advances on them when they were between the ages of 14 and 18, the Washington Post reports. The top Senate Republican said Mr Moore must step aside if the claims are true. Mr Moore, who is now 70, said in a statement to the Post: "These allegations are completely...
  • Biden in Chicago: Trump a 'charlatan' who needs to 'stop tweeting'

    11/01/2017 7:41:56 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 32 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 1, 2017 | Rick Pearson
    Former Vice President Joe Biden compared President Donald Trump to a “charlatan” who preys on the fears of middle-class Americans and said the nation’s leader should “grow up” and stop using social media to incite North Korea. During a Wednesday appearance before the Chicago Council on Global Affairs,... Speaking to several hundred people in a Loop hotel ballroom...Biden decried a foreign policy of global retrenchment under Trump that he said “groups the world into ‘us’ versus ‘them,’ rather than building on the shared narrative of freedom and democracy.” “Today, I worry we’re walking down a very dark path that isolates...
  • Andrew Weissmann, Robert Mueller's top prosecutor, known for hardball tactics (Dirty)

    10/30/2017 8:47:07 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 7 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Oct. 22, 2017 | Rowan Scarborough
    FBI Director Christopher A. Wray was an assistant attorney general in 2004 when he heaped praise on an ambitious Mafia-tested prosecutor... to the top...Justice Department’s high-profile Enron... How Mr. Weissmann operated over a decade ago offers possible glimpses at how he carries out orders today from his longtime mentor, Mr. Mueller. He rode into Texas from New York City in 2002 fresh from putting a number of Mafiosos in prison. ... If I’m Donald Trump and I know the backstory of Andrew Weissmann, it’s going to concern me. There is no question about it.” The backstory: Defense attorneys say Mr....
  • FBI Informant Has Video Evidence of Russian Efforts to Win Favor of Clintons in Uranium One Deal

    10/25/2017 8:34:28 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 53 replies
    Youtube ^ | Oct. 24, 2017 | Hannity
    Hannity: how much more is coming? ... I've heard that they have not only documents, emails, financial records, eyewitnesses, infiltration - is there also tapes here? Sara Carter: there are tapes. John Solomon: there are. The FBI records refer to one video tape and two audio recordings that will be potentially available to the public at some point.
  • House Republicans shy away from action on ‘bump stocks,’ hoping the ATF deals with it(Ryan punts)

    10/12/2017 9:51:48 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 69 replies
    msn ^ | Oct. 11, 2p17 | Mike DeBonis
    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan backed away Wednesday from legislative action to ban “bump stocks,” the device a mass shooter used in Las Vegas earlier this month to create machine-gun-like rapid fire from his legal semiautomatic rifle, killing 58. Instead, Ryan and many of his fellow House Republicans hope the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will act administratively to outlaw the devices, which the agency ruled legal in 2010. ... “We think the regulatory fix is the smartest, quickest fix, and then, frankly, we’d like to know how it happened in the first place,” Ryan (Wis.) told...
  • Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo Introduces Gun Control Bill for Bump Stocks (Goes beyond bump stocks)

    10/11/2017 3:51:09 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct 10, 2017 | AWR Hawkin
    Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) put forward a gun control bill Tuesday designed to ban the manufacture, sale, or possession of bump stock accessories in the United States. Breitbart News reported that Barack Obama’s ATF approved bump stocks for sale because they are accessories, not conversion devices. In other words, they do not convert a semiautomatic into an automatic. Curbelo gets around this with legislation that bans accessories that “increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic 16 rifle but [do] not convert” it into an automatic. ... Curbelo’s bill, which is yet to be titled, focuses on accessories that speed...
  • Social media fuels 'hysteria' over reported shooter at Air Force Academy

    10/01/2017 6:17:56 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 12 replies
    Gazette ^ | October 1, 2017 Updated: Today at 11:26 am | Tom Roeder
    A Nerf gun battle at the Air Force Academy was reported as shots fired, setting off a campuswide panic Friday night that prompted a lockdown and left cadets huddled under their dorm room desks and some texting their parents goodbye. Officials at the school say the false alarm, which is under investigation, drove a furor on social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and Yikyak, which turned a minor incident into the "War of the Worlds." Several sources at the academy say the fuse was lit by an innocent battle with Nerf guns at the academy's preparatory school that was reported...
  • Jerry Jones And The Dallas Cowboys All Take A Knee And Link Arms For National Anthem! (Video)

    09/25/2017 6:27:04 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 112 replies
    Youtube ^ | Sep 25, 2017
    Here is it the Dallas Cowboys take a knee on MNF. Hear the boos rain down.
  • "Ultimately, we have to have the wall. If we don't have the wall, we're doing nothing," (video clip)

    09/14/2017 10:14:27 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 15 replies
    cbs ^ | Sept 14, 2017
    And Trump said, "...But will only do it if we have extreme security and if we get surveillance, but everything that goes along with surveillance..."
  • Paul Ryan Says US House will Fund Border Wall This Week

    09/13/2017 9:47:22 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 99 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 13, 2017 | James Hoft
    "Speaker Paul Ryan announced on Wednesday the US House will fund the Trump Border Wall this week."