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  • Want to make federal employees easier to fire? Here's Your Chance to drain the swamp

    09/20/2018 9:12:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/20/2018 | James Simpson
    Project Veritas just released its latest undercover video, "Unmasking the Deep State."  This first video focuses on a State Department employee who is both a poster child for the Deep State and a perfect example of why the federal bureaucracy needs serious reform.  Providentially, there is new legislation being considered in Congress that would do just that: the Merit Act (H.R. 559). The Merit Act would greatly streamline the process for firing employees who are poor performers, insubordinate, or otherwise engaged in misconduct.  Since the election of President Trump, the bureaucracy, including numerous holdovers from the Obama administration, has been engaged in...
  • Trump blasts Tester at Montana rally: 'He loves the swamp'

    09/07/2018 3:15:40 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 6, 2018
    President Trump bashed Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) during a campaign rally in his home state of Montana on Thursday night, accusing the incumbent senator of embracing the "swamp" in Washington, D.C. “Jon Tester will never drain the swamp because he happens to live in the swamp and he loves the swamp,” Trump said in Billings, Mont., while touting Tester's Senate GOP rival Matt Rosendale. "The problem is he’s never going to vote for me,” Trump added, referring to Tester. Trump attempted to tie the Democratic senator to his popular foils, Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.), House Democratic Leader Nancy...
  • Trump: I’m draining the Swamp and the Swamp is trying to fight back

    09/05/2018 8:45:27 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 67 replies
    Donald J. Trump. @realDonaldTrump 19m I’m draining the Swamp, and the Swamp is trying to fight back. Don’t worry, we will win!
  • Lanny Davis Says He Was A Source For CNN’s Trump Tower Story

    08/27/2018 7:03:03 PM PDT · by McGruff · 44 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | August 27, 2018 | Steven Perlberg
    Attorney Lanny Davis says he was an anonymous source in a July CNN story that reported his client, Michael Cohen, had privately claimed that President Trump had advance knowledge of the infamous Trump Tower meeting between his son and Russians — contradicting Davis's own words on CNN's air last week. In the story, Cohen was reported to claim he had personally witnessed Donald Trump Jr. informing then-candidate Trump about the June 2016 meeting. Such a claim from Cohen would directly contradict Trump’s statements about his knowledge of the meeting, where Russians were set to offer dirt on Hillary Clinton. CNN’s...
  • Michael Cohen's lawyer has done real damage to the case against Trump

    08/27/2018 7:14:37 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 22 replies
    News Times ^ | 8/27/2018 | Aaron Blake
    One of the most bizarre aspects of the investigations engulfing the Trump administration is the lawyers involved. Here we have a presidency on the line, and this is Trump's team? The top legal spokesmen for each side are . . . Rudy Giuliani and Lanny Davis!? Up until this point, though, Giuliani was the Great Contradictor and Davis was merely a colorful character. Now that has changed in a big way. In a new interview with The Washington Post's Tom Hamburger and Rosalind S. Helderman, Davis is backing off two massive claims he made in recent weeks, including that former...
  • Alan Dershowitz: Michael Cohen ‘Pleading Guilty to a Crime that Doesn’t Exist

    08/23/2018 4:34:29 PM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 August 2018 | Robert Craychick
    Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former attorney, is “pleading guilty to a crime that doesn’t exist” to further Democrats’ plans to impeach the president. He offered his analysis during a Wednesday interview with Breitbart Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight. “I don’t think there’s an impeachable offense,” said Dershowitz. “I believe you need to have a specific crime — treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors — and none of the things that [Michael] Cohen pleaded guilty to would rise to that level or even...
  • Trump Says He Will Declassify All Docs

    08/23/2018 8:24:41 PM PDT · by Signalman · 70 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/23/2018 | The Still Report
    Trump Says He Will Declassify All Docs
  • Deep State strikes back: Cohens politically charged statement in a plea deal to carry the narrative

    08/22/2018 3:27:46 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 28 replies
    Conservative Sounds
    Make no mistake, Michael Cohen facing possibly upwards of 70 years in prison on multiple tax fraud charges, was confronted by the Clintonistas, leftists and deep state cohorts with a proposition; that if he agree to plea ‘and’ *wink* make a statement’ against their sworn enemy, President Trump of some sort of criminality, then they will agree to a massively reduced sentence. The propaganda media along with Dems in Congress can now run with this statement as clear cut guilty without there being trial where Trump can properly defend himself. This gives leverage in their minds for Muellers Russian collusion...
  • Netflix cancels comedian Michelle Wolf's show (Show aborted)

    08/17/2018 10:05:45 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/17/2018 | JUSTIN WISE
    Comedian Michelle Wolf's Netflix talk show,"The Break With Michelle Wolf," will not be returning to the streaming service for a second season. Deadline reported on Friday that Wolf's Netflix series had been canceled only about three months after its first episode aired. The show's last episode was released on July 29. Wolf has not yet made a statement about her show's cancellation. The "Daily Show" star gained widespread notoriety earlier this year after giving a speech during the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner in which she repeatedly slammed White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. "I actually really like...
  • Revoke my security clearance, too, Mr. President

    08/16/2018 2:19:48 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 129 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 8/16/2018 | William H. McRaven
    <p>William H. McRaven, a retired Navy admiral, was commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014. He oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.</p> <p>Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public servants I have ever known. Few Americans have done more to protect this country than John. He is a man of unparalleled integrity, whose honesty and character have never been in question, except by those who don’t know him.</p>
  • West Virginia House Votes to Impeach Walker, Loughry, Davis & Workman

    08/14/2018 7:46:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    WOWK ^ | 08/14/18
    UPDATE (11:50 PM 8/13/18): The West Virginia House of Delegates has impeached all four of the state's Supreme Court justices. The Republican-led House on Monday night impeached Justice Beth Walker and the other justices for abusing their authority. The article says they failed to control office expenses and not maintaining policies over important matters such as working lunches, the use of state vehicles and office computers at home. Walker was the last of the four justices to be impeached. She had avoided impeachment earlier when the House voted not to pass an article against her for $131,000 in renovations she...
  • Trump Revokes Security Clearance of John Brennan, Former C.I.A. Director

    08/15/2018 11:43:56 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 233 replies
    President Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of John Brennan, the former C.I.A. director under President Barack Obama, citing what he called Mr. Brennan’s “erratic” behavior.
  • Trump Calls Omarosa a "Dog."

    08/14/2018 4:35:36 AM PDT · by be-baw · 127 replies
    Twitter ^ | August 14, 2018 | President Donald J. Trump
    This was just posted by Trump on Twitter: When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn’t work out. Good work by General Kelly for quickly firing that dog!
  • The Real Reasons Peter Strzok was Fired from the FBI

    08/14/2018 3:30:12 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 56 replies
    https://saraacarter.com ^ | August 13, 2018 | Sara Carter
    Former FBI agents say the text messages are not the only reason Strzok was fired (Snip) “Strzok was under oath before Congress and he made statements that appeared to be false and refused to answer some questions, but he was going to get just a slap on the wrist,” said a former supervisory special agent from OPR adjudication, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the nature of their work. “There is absolutely no wiggle room when it comes to lack of candor in the FBI…unless you’re an SES (Senior Executive Service). Strzok’s firing went well beyond texting about...
  • When will POTUS stop this fraud by Dems? (Vanity)

    07/12/2018 9:33:59 AM PDT · by DrDude · 29 replies
    7-12-18 | DrDude
    Watching the Strzok Hearings. Does anyone think the Dems are totally fraudulent? When will POTUS put a stop to this delaying. Strzok was in charge of a division yet knows nothing about the division, its rules, FBI rules, etc... Will POTUS wait to long to stop the Deep State? It sure seems that way.
  • PETER STRZOK REACTS TO FIRING ON NEWLY CREATED TWITTER ACCOUNT ("deeply saddened")

    08/13/2018 4:40:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 108 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2:38 PM 08/13/2018 | Chuck Ross | Reporter
    Former FBI official Peter Strzok has reacted to his firing from the FBI, saying on a newly-created Twitter account that he was “deeply saddened” by the decision. Strzok, the former deputy chief of counterintelligence, was fired Friday following an investigation into anti-Trump text messages he exchanged with his mistress, former FBI lawyer Lisa Page. “It has been an honor to serve my country and work with the fine men and women of the FBI,” Strzok wrote, linking to a Go Fund Me page that has been set up to raise money on his behalf. Deeply saddened by this decision. It...
  • Obama Admin Holdovers Perpetrating Greatest Political Scandal In American History

    08/12/2018 4:03:23 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 44 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/12/18 | Dr. Sam Clovis
    Holding Office From 'The Swamp' In today’s toxic environment found inside “the swamp,” I am often reminded of the old saw about evil flourishing when good people do nothing. I consider this a truism, an absolute, a defined value that is not zero. Unfortunately, I have had the opportunity to see this phenomenon up close and personal. As the Mueller investigation trundles along with the narrative unraveling at a shocking pace, one would think that sooner or later, the Congress would get fed up and would call a halt to this travesty. This investigation has cost the American people millions...
  • Trump Administration Boots Hundreds More Federal Employees out of Washington DC

    08/12/2018 11:37:13 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 75 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | August 10, 2018 | None stated
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving two agencies and roughly 700 federal employees out of Washington, D.C., to save money and improve the department’s service to taxpayers. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Thursday that the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture will be fully moved out of the nation’s capital by 2020, according to the USDA.
  • Fmr. Obama Aide: Trump White House “Has Highest Crime Rate” in DC

    08/09/2018 4:22:16 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How long did Matthew Miller lay in bed last night working up his line? The former spokesman for Eric Holder seemed giddy with schadenfreude-fueled excitement as he came out with it on today’s Morning Joe. Referring to the fact that GOP Rep. Chris Collins has been charged with making an insider-trading phone call while on White House grounds, and that former NSA Michael Flynn allegedly lied to the FBI in an interview at the White House, Miller said: “You could make a case that the White House compound now has the highest crime rate of any neighborhood in Washington.”Get the...
  • Lou Dobbs: McConnell & GOP Are 'Sellouts' to Koch Brothers, Will Blame Trump for 2018 Losses

    08/01/2018 12:34:52 PM PDT · by yoe · 38 replies
    Lou Dobbs ^ | July 31, 2018 | Lou Dobbs
    Tucker Carlson asked Fox Business host Lou Dobbs about why the Republican leadership appear to be unconcerned with fulfilling President Trump's campaign promises, specifically the border wall. Carlson said that Trump's top campaign priority that allowed him to defeat 16 Republicans and Hillary Clinton was the promise to "build that wall" on the southern border and strengthen immigration policies. Dobbs blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Kentucky Republican spoke "dismissively" about the urgency to build the wall. In a Louisville radio interview, McConnell said the funding for the wall would "probably" not happen before the midterm elections.