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  • James Clapper eased rules on 'unmasking' procedures in 2013: Report (unmasking congress & staff)

    08/01/2017 4:30:31 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 31 2017 | Todd Shepherd
    Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper revised rules in 2013 in a way that made it easier to "unmask" the names of lawmakers or congressional staffers who are incidentally caught in foreign surveillance. The new procedures implemented by Clapper uprooted the previous set of rules that had been in use for just over two decades, according to a report from The Hill. The report relied in part on a newly released memo by the ODNI created in 2013 that said the lawmakers or staffers' names could be unmasked if an intelligence agency under the executive branch thought that "the...
  • FBI Suspects Members of Congress Leaked Grand Jury Indictment to the Awans

    08/22/2017 9:47:35 AM PDT · by Lockbox · 94 replies
    True Pundit ^ | 8/22/17 | Investigative Bureau
    FBI agents suspect somebody in Congress tipped off the Awans that they would be indicted and now the criminal cases once-seemingly isolated to a group of rogue Pakistani IT specialists working for Congress suddenly has gotten much larger. And much more troubling. Federal agents said preceding his arrest, Imran Awan acted like a man who was recently tipped off that he would be pinched and moreover, it was no coincidence Awan’s wife was whisked out of the country in March after sidestepping the FBI at Dulles International Airport to flee to Pakistan. “She had cardboard boxes for luggage,” one FBI...
  • Democrat IT Staffers on Intel Committee May Have Sold Classified Intel To Pakistan and Russia…

    08/22/2017 4:14:44 PM PDT · by Former MSM Viewer · 61 replies
    The New York Post is reporting an evolution into the investigation of the indicted Awan family and colleagues who worked as Democrat staffers within the House Intelligence Committee and aides within the Super-Classified Congressional Intelligence Gang-of-Eight. It’s jaw-dropping how much intelligence this crew would have access to.
  • Report: McCain Wants Congress to Pass ‘Gang of Eight’ Amnesty Bill When He Returns

    08/04/2017 8:46:02 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 134 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Aug 2017 | Tony Lee
    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) wants Congress to pass the Gang of Eight’s comprehensive amnesty bill when he returns to the Senate after getting treatments for brain cancer. According to The Arizona Republic, McCain, before leaving Washington to get cancer treatments in Arizona, reportedly spoke to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) about joining forces again to pass the “Gang of Eight” bill. After joining Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) to defeat the GOP’s “skinny repeal” of Obamacare, McCain, who has always wanted to be known as a straight-talking independent, was lionized by Democrats and the legacy media,...
  • A vast conspiracy of silence kept the ‘Russia collusion’ story alive

    06/11/2017 9:13:33 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 26 replies
    Am ^ | 11 June 2017 | Thomas Lifson
    American democracy has been corrupted, and if not cured, the disease will be fatal. There is no other conclusion to be drawn when the public is deceived is on the scale that was revealed (but ignored) by James Comey. The stunning truth is that the American political and media establishment allowed a phony story – that they knew was phony -- to dominate our political discourse for months. When James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, he revealed that he had informed many important Congressional leaders that there was no investigation of President Trump and the Russians...
  • The Entire Deep State DC Apparatchik Knew President Trump Was Not Under Investigation…

    06/11/2017 7:19:52 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 22 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 10, 2017 | Sundance
    When fired FBI Director James Comey testified to congress he admitted to telling President-Elect Donald Trump, and President Donald Trump, three times, he was never under investigation. FBI Director Comey told President-elect Trump on January 6th he was not under investigation; Comey again told President Trump on January 27th he was not under investigation; and again on February 15th Director Comey told President Trump he was not under investigation. However, more importantly, James Comey also admitted he told congressional leadership the exact same thing, repeatedly. Specifically, James Comey stated he informed: •Paul Ryan, •Nancy Pelosi, •Mitch McConnell, •Chuck Schumer, •Devin...
  • Trump envisions bill allowing many immigrants to stay in US

    02/28/2017 3:26:43 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 105 replies
    CNN ^ | February 28, 2017 | By Jake Tapper, Wolf Blitzer and Tal Kopan, CNN
    (CNN)President Donald Trump wants to pass an immigration reform bill that could grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants living in the US. "The time is right for an immigration bill as long as there is compromise on both sides," Trump told reporters Tuesday at the White House. The President is eager to pass a compromise immigration bill in his first term that would stop short of granting a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, but would allow undocumented immigrants who aren't serious or violent criminals to live, work and pay taxes in the US without fear...
  • RUBIO: TRUMP SHOULD HAVE ‘RESPONDED DIFFERENTLY’ GIVEN WHAT JOHN LEWIS ‘MEANS TO OUR COUNTRY’

    01/16/2017 7:26:34 PM PST · by usafa92 · 170 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 16 JANUARY 2017 | PAM KEY
  • Amnestarian Lindsey Graham: Another Reason Why We Elected Trump

    12/04/2016 10:40:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2016 | Arthur Shaper
    President-elect Trump is quickly assembling his Executive cabinet. Key leaders in Congress are ready to repeal Obamacare and the disastrous Iran deal. But on immigration, legislators in Congress are already moving against his long-term plans--and the will of the people. It’s not so much that I’m surprised, as astonished—at the rank stupidity or suicidal arrogance of some elected officials—Sen. Lindsey Graham specifically—and he’s at it again. During the primary, Trump punked Graham by releasing his phone number to the public. Undeterred, Graham desperately tried to break into the first-tier. He cut one commercial: 18 Ways to Destroy Your Phone, or...
  • Graham Reaching Out To Gang Of Eight Members For Bill To Block Deportations For Youths

    12/02/2016 7:05:51 AM PST · by kevcol · 66 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | December 2, 2016 | Kerry Picket
    WASHINGTON — South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham confirmed Thursday he is in the process of reaching out to former “Gang of Eight” members to help him craft legislation that would protect immigrants who illegally entered the country as children from deportation. Graham and other Gang of Eight members — Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, and Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet — crafted immigration legislation in 2013 that passed the Senate but was never...
  • The Benghazi Bonanza: A Bi-Partisan Scandal

    06/09/2015 12:40:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 9, 2015 | Micah Morrison
    The Benghazi affair is beginning to shape up as a bi-partisan scandal — making Trey Gowdy’s life doubly difficult, of course. But the former prosecutor has been doing a bang-up job with his select committee, demolishing the mantra that there is “nothing new” to be learned about Benghazi and building a sober, far-reaching inquiry. Without Gowdy, recall, there would be no Clinton secret server, no Sidney Blumenthal trail, no new emails, and no upcoming testimony from Mrs. Clinton and her inner circle . On the latter, Gowdy is holding firm, saying he will not schedule testimony until all relevant emails...
  • Dems stop spending to oust Rubio in Florida, as path to Senate takeover gets rockier

    10/01/2016 11:55:56 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 48 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 10/01/2016 | Foxnews.com
    Washington Democrats’ strong bid to take control of the Senate by defeating several Republican incumbents is showing a few signs of struggling in the final weeks of the election cycle. ... with less than six weeks before Election Day, Rubio is maintaining a roughly 6-percentage-point lead. And the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is cutting back a planned advertising blitz in Florida, which includes canceling ads into early October.
  • A History of Deception

    08/31/2016 7:58:28 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 31 replies
    Salon Magazine ^ | January 10, 2016 | William Saletan
    (This article is a MUST READ for everyone especially when so called principled conservatives begin to tear apart Trump's plan.) excerpt: "Ted Cruz denies that during the 2013 Senate debate over an immigration reform bill he supported a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants. He also claims that an amendment he offered, which would have permanently barred these immigrants from citizenship, was designed to kill the bill. Is he telling the truth?" Here’s a detailed timeline of what Cruz said and did during the debate, with links to videos and other contemporaneous evidence. I studied nearly every word the...
  • Cruz endorses Rubio, stays out of McCain's race.

    08/29/2016 1:41:04 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 24 replies
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  • Rubio on Trump: First a Con Man, Now Better Than Clinton

    08/23/2016 2:01:46 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 37 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/23/2016 | brendan farrington
    A dangerous, erratic, con man with the worst spray tan ever. That's how Sen. Marco Rubio described Donald Trump when they were both seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Now that Trump is the nominee and Rubio is running for re-election, his tone is different. He is no longer criticizing Trump, but he isn't exactly gushing praise. Democrats are trying to make him look like a hypocrite for backing the man he previously said shouldn't have access to nuclear weapon codes, and for jumping back into the Senate race after he said he wouldn't. "Sen. Rubio is actually the real con...
  • Leaked Board Documents: Soros Organization Tried To Buy Supreme Court Ruling On Illegal Immigration

    08/17/2016 7:55:14 PM PDT · by amorphous · 87 replies
    DailyCaller.Com ^ | 17 August 2016 | Peter Hasson
    Open Society Foundations, Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros’ stated vehicle for progressive social change, orchestrated a well-funded attempt to secure a desired outcome in a U.S. Supreme Court case on illegal immigration enforcement, according to a newly discovered memo between the organization’s top U.S. officials and board members. The February 2016 memo was among thousands of internal OSF documents released to the public by anonymous hackers whose stated goal is to “shed light on one of the most influential networks operating worldwide.” OSF U.S. Programs director Ken Zimmerman and deputy director Andrea Batista Schlesinger co-authored the memo, which is addressed to...
  • Memo: Soros’ Investments Led To Senate Passage Of ‘Gang Of Eight’ Immigration Bill

    08/17/2016 5:36:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 61 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 17, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    Left-wing billionaire George Soros’ non-profit network, the Open Society Foundations (OSF), is confident about the future success of its work in the field of immigration activism and may embark on a massive campaign on immigration issues in the near future. That’s according to a candid 62-page document reviewing OSF’s work on immigration reform discussed in May at the group’s board meeting in Montgomery, Ala. The document, which is one of 2,500 stolen from OSF in a massive hack and released over the weekend, shows that the Soros group believes that its $7.7 million investment in groups pushing for immigration reform...
  • Ayotte down 10 in latest New Hampshire poll (she'll blame Trump, but her voting record is pathetic!)

    08/04/2016 2:51:13 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 70 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 8/4/16 | Kelsey Snell
    Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) is trailing her Democratic rival, Gov. Maggie Hassan, by 10 points in what has been one of the tightest Senate races in the country, according to a new poll from WBUR Radio. The poll, which was conducted between July 19 and Aug. 1, shows 50 percent of respondents saying they would vote for Hassan if the election were held today, compared with 40 percent for Ayotte. Ayotte is one of the most vulnerable GOP senators up for reelection in a year in which Republicans can afford to lose only three seats if they hope to maintain...
  • TRUMP TALKS ABOUT MARCO RUBIO

    07/29/2016 8:26:42 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 38 replies
    https://youtu.be/h-qjPME5QIc
    TRUMP TALKS ABOUT MARCO RUBIO https://youtu.be/h-qjPME5QIc
  • Immigration reformers eye Gang of 8 revival

    07/05/2016 11:12:59 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | July 5,2016 | By SEUNG MIN KIM and BURGESS EVERETT
    Lindsey Graham doesn't sugarcoat his prediction: Republicans are going to get thrashed in the November election, especially among Latinos. And it’s going to trigger another run at immigration reform in Congress next year, the South Carolina senator says. “I’ll tell you what I’m going to do in 2017,” the plainspoken GOP deal maker said in a recent interview. “I’m going to take the Gang of Eight bill out, dust it off and ask anybody and everybody who wants to work with me to make it better to do so.” Graham isn't the only one eyeing a revival of the Gang...