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  • Trump: No wall, no deal on immigration bill

    05/25/2018 6:06:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 1 replies ^ | 5/24/2018 | Unk
    President Donald J. Trump vowed not to sign a bill on illegal immigration unless it included funding for a wall and strong border security. “Unless it includes a wall, and I mean a wall, a real wall, and unless it includes very strong border security, there will be no approvals from me,” Trump said in an interview with Fox and Friends host Brian Kilmeade aired Thursday morning.
  • Gorka to Trump: Cancel Obama admin's security clearances

    05/25/2018 6:02:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies ^ | 5/24/2018 | Greg Corombos
    Former Trump administration official Dr. Sebastian Gorka is urging the president to take decisive action against Obama administration officials involved in conducting surveillance on the Trump campaign and to release as much information on those efforts as possible. Gorka, also the author of the forthcoming book “Why We Fight: Recovering America’s Will to Win,” is also applauding President Trump’s decision to cancel the summit with North Korea and believes this shows exactly what kind of a leader Trump is. Recent, widespread reports indicate that the FBI enlisted an informant to make contact with Trump campaign officials in an effort to...
  • Editorial: Trump right to take hard line on summit with Kim Jong Un

    05/25/2018 5:27:45 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 3 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 05-25-18 | Herald Staff
    Don’t water the weeds. It’s a good axiom for dealing with stubborn children and Kim Jong Un. President Trump made the right move yesterday when he canceled next month’s summit with the North Korean dictator. In a letter to Kim, Trump wrote, “Based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting. Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the Singapore summit, for the good of both parties, but to the detriment of the world, will not take place.”
  • Hillary: ‘Democrats — We Believe In Facts, Real Ones, Not the Alternative Kind’

    05/25/2018 5:13:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/23/2018 | Pam Key
    Wednesday at the New York State Democratic Party’s convention in Long Island, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton declared that Democrats “believe in facts.” Clinton said, “I followed in the footsteps of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, someone whose words have been on my mind recently. He said, ‘everyone is entitled to their opinion, but not his own facts.’ Well as Democrats, we believe in facts, real ones, not the alternative kind. It is hard to believe this even needs to be said, but that is where we are these days.”
  • Capitol Police Accidentally Gave Evidence To House Hacking Suspect’s Defense Attorney

    05/25/2018 3:25:23 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 48 replies ^ | 5/24/18 | Luke Rosiak
    The Capitol Police turned over a trove of evidence in the alleged Imran Awan House cyberbreach and theft case to the defense attorneys when they were supposed to deliver it to prosecutors instead, according to court documents and a source. And hours after The Daily Caller News Foundation asked prosecutors about the disclosure, Awan’s lawyer said he had learned of the forthcoming story from a source on Capitol Hill. TheDCNF had not told anyone other than prosecutors about it. “The cop came to [Awan’s defense attorney] Chris Gowen’s office with a stack of papers … Then he came back and...
  • Pelosi: ‘When There’s a Democratic President, the Deficit Goes Down’

    05/24/2018 9:16:52 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 24, 2018 | 12:51 PM EDT | Staff
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said during a “town hall meeting” on CNN on Wednesday night that when there is a Democratic president the federal deficit goes down. “It’s counterintuitive in people’s minds that the Democrats are the deficit reduction folks,” said Pelosi. “But the fact is, you look, when there’s a Democratic president, that the deficit goes down, when the Republicans are in power, they give tax cuts at the high end, all kinds of other things, and the deficit, the debt, the national debt goes up.” The historical data published by the White House Office of Management and...
  • North Korea Ready To Talk If White House Will Reconsider

    05/24/2018 7:36:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/24/2018 | John Sexton
    This morning Ed reported that President Trump had canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong-Un. This afternoon, Trump called the cancelation a “tremendous setback for North Korea” and for the world. But as Allahpundit noted, Trump also left the door open a crack saying, “If and when Kim Jong-un chooses to engage in constructive dialogue and actions, I am waiting.” It turns out Trump didn’t have to wait long. From Bloomberg: In a statement Friday by state-run KCNA that cited Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea vowed to continue to pursue peace and signaled it would give...
  • North Korea says still open to talks with US

    05/24/2018 6:30:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | May 25, 2018 | AFP/de
    SEOUL: North Korea on Friday (May 25) said it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump cancelled a summit between the two countries, a decision Pyongyang described as "extremely regrettable". "The abrupt announcement of the cancellation of the meeting is unexpected for us and we cannot but find it extremely regrettable," Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister, said in a statement carried by the state-run KCNA news agency. "We had set in high regards President Trump's efforts, unprecedented by any other president, to create a historic North Korea-US summit," said the...
  • (NJ Gov.) Murphy: Raising gas tax (again) not popular but necessary

    05/24/2018 5:56:59 PM PDT · by Coleus · 31 replies
    It’s not the news New Jersey drivers wanted to hear. This week we got word that gas tax collections have fallen behind expectations in the Garden State, which means the gas tax could be increased by 3 or 4 cents a gallon this fall. When lawmakers approved a plan to hike the gas tax almost 23 cents a gallon back in 2016 in order to fund the Transportation Trust Fund, the law was written in such a way to guarantee that a predictable level of revenue would be generated every year. If gasoline sales dip, according to the law, the...
  • Sen. Mark Warner calls DOJ intelligence briefing a 'farce'

    05/24/2018 5:40:32 PM PDT · by Mariner · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 24th, 2018 | By Jeff Mordock
    Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Thursday a meeting between a bipartisan group of House and Senate leaders and intelligence and law enforcement officials is a “farce” because the disclosure of classified information should be limited to the so-called “Gang of Eight” — a collection of Senate and House leaders who traditionally receive the briefings on sensitive intelligence matters. Two intelligence briefings are scheduled for Thursday afternoon to discuss the FBI’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. It is said to include details about an FBI informant who contacted members of the...
  • Rachel Dolezal hit with felony theft charge in welfare fraud case

    05/24/2018 5:39:31 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/24/2018 | Samuel Chamberlain
    Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter leader who resigned after her parents revealed she's not African-American, is facing a felony theft charge in Washington state after she allegedly made false statements to secure nearly $9,000 in food and childcare assistance. The charges against Dolezal, who changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in October 2016, were first reported by KHQ-TV. According to court documents, investigators with Washington state's Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) started looking into Dolezal's finances in March 2017 after the publication of her autobiography, "In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World."...
  • Eyeroll: Nancy Pelosi Says Trump's Letter To N. Korea Probably Gave Kim Jong-un A 'Giggle Fit'

    05/24/2018 5:34:34 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 42 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 24, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The North Korea talks are over. President Donald J. Trump decided to pull out of the scheduled June 12 talks. It wasnÂ’t TrumpÂ’s fault; it was the fact that Kim Jong-un had threatened to launch a nuclear war again. There will be debate over that, and whether North Korea really was serious about these negotiations in the first place. So, there was a setback. It is a step backward for world peace and security in East Asia. This isnÂ’t a win, but for the Left, theyÂ’re having a good time mocking the Trump White House becauseÂ…well, itÂ’s the Left. Rep....
  • Former Douglas border agent's 'attitude of dishonesty' leads to 3-month prison term (AZ)

    05/24/2018 4:22:16 PM PDT · by donna · 6 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | May 24, 2018 | Curt Prendergast
    Depositing $500,000 into Mexican bank accounts and repeatedly lying on background checks led to a three-month prison sentence for a former Douglas-based Border Patrol agent. Oscar Cornejo, 39, pleaded guilty in September to making false statements about previous criminal charges filed against him and about his border-crossing history, U.S. District Court records show. Cornejo, who was fired after 15 years as an agent and rising to be a supervisor with a six-figure income, also admitted to concealing assets from a bankruptcy court. But he said the $500,000 came from cyclically depositing his paychecks into ATMs in Arizona and withdrawing the...
  • The California military cemetery that became a national shame

    05/24/2018 3:43:08 PM PDT · by Mariner · 28 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | May 24th, 2018 | Foon Rhee
    As on every Memorial Day, small flags will be placed next to neat, respectful rows of headstones at military cemeteries across America. Neat and respectful is not how you would describe Mare Island Naval Cemetery – a forsaken plot of hallowed ground that fell between the cracks of Pentagon base closings and the city of Vallejo’s bankruptcy. The oldest military cemetery on the West Coast is in utter disrepair. It is the final resting place for 800-plus veterans, including a few who fought in the War of 1812 and three Medal of Honor recipients. The daughter of Francis Scott Key,...
  • Timing – Chairman Goodlatte and Chairman Gowdy Schedule Testimony From Bill Priestap…

    05/24/2018 3:24:10 PM PDT · by bitt · 47 replies
    There is a particular coordination of events that has been visible since December 2017 when the first evidence of the FBI and DOJ operations against the Trump campaign surfaced. In the past six months a great deal of granular timing relates to this coordination. In January 2017 the DOJ IG began investigating FBI and DOJ conduct during the Clinton investigation in 2015 and 2016. Toward the end of 2017 a joint House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight Committee venture was established to look into the FBI/DOJ handling of the Clinton investigation, and the Trump counterintelligence investigation. Judiciary Chairman Goodlatte and...
  • THE LIST: At Least 6 and Potentially 7 Known and Suspected Intelligence Informants Accused of Spying

    05/24/2018 3:19:02 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 29 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 24, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    As the Russia meddling into the 2016 US election unwinds, the meddling by the Obama Administration’s CIA and FBI, is becoming surprisingly more and more clear. Internet sleuth, former D.C. Bureau Chief for Investors Business Daily, author and Hoover Institution Media Fellow, Paul Sperry, tweeted a list of 6 or 7 individuals that worked for or were suspected of working for the FBI/CIA and who were involved in spying on President Trump.Sperry tweeted – Partial list of known and suspected FBI/CIA informants/assets who have spied on or informed on the Trump campaign:1. Steele/Dearlove2. Halper/Azra Turk3. Mifsud4. Downer5. Simpson/Nellie Ohr6. Daniel...
  • Secret FBI Team That Coordinated Set-Up of Trump Was Pressured by CNN – Guess Who Was CNN DOJ Report

    05/24/2018 2:37:48 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 103 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 22, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    On Monday Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) sent a letter to the FBI Director regarding phony Steele Russia dossier. Explosive new e-mails show FBI brass discussed dossier briefing details with CNN. Senator Johnson accused the FBI of having a “sensitive matter team” as reference by FBI Chief of Staff Jim Rybicki in an January 6, 2017 email to unspecified recipients.Senator Johnson outlined the time line of events and communications between FBI officials, President-elect Trump and CNN. 1. January 6, 2017, 9:44 a.m. FBI Chief of Staff James Rybicki sent an email to unspecified recipients stating, “the director is coming into HQ briefly now for...
  • Breaking - just-released VIDEO of Trump's Announcement: "A Setback For North Korea"

    05/24/2018 2:26:57 PM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 27 replies
    Donald Trump's Facebook Page ^ | 5/24/18 | Donald J. Trump
    I have decided to terminate the planned Summit in Singapore on June 12th. While many things can happen and a great opportunity lies ahead potentially, I believe that this is a tremendous setback for North Korea and indeed a setback for the world... See video on link.
  • Navy Seals Allegedly Left Behind a Man in Afghanistan. Did They Try To Block His Medal of Honor?

    05/24/2018 2:24:36 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 30 replies ^ | May 5, 2018 | Sean Naylor
    As the pre-dawn twilight crept over an Afghan mountainside, an Air Force commando named Jay huddled in the snow, listening to a distressed voice crackle over his radio, then fade away. Moments later, he says, the voice came again, breaking through the static in little more than an anguished whisper: “This is Mako Three Zero Charlie.... This is Mako Three Zero Charlie….” The same six words, over and over, each time dissipating before Jay could hear anything else. Jay was part of an elite reconnaissance team operating behind enemy lines, and he immediately recognized the call sign and voice. They...
  • John McCain's HBO Documentarians Found 'Genuine Love' Between Him and Hillary Clinton

    05/24/2018 1:48:05 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 93 replies
    People Magazine ^ | May 24, 2018 | by DIANE HERBST
    In the sunset of John McCain’s 60-year service to the nation — first in the Navy and then in the United States Senate —filmmakers Peter, Teddy and George Kunhardt were granted extraordinary access to the senator and his family last summer as he started down the hardest road of his life so far: battling stage 4 brain cancer. “He is the Republican lion of the senate,” Teddy Kunhardt tells PEOPLE before his almost two-hour documentary, John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls, debuts May 28 on HBO. The filmmakers found everyone from Barack Obama to George W. Bush to longtime...