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  • MDOT ‘reignites’ Oakland bypass project; officials to take ‘practical-design approach’

    11/10/2017 7:18:36 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Garrett County Republican ^ | October 12, 2017 | Renee Shreve
    OAKLAND — The Maryland Department of Transportation is taking another look at the Oakland bypass project. Deputy Transportation Secretary Jim Ports made the announcement during MDOT’s annual meeting with local residents and officials last Friday morning at the courthouse. Every year, MDOT officials present a draft of their six-year Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP) during a tour of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City. “We have decided to reignite the decision for the Oakland bypass,” Ports told local residents last week. “We’re going to look at a practical-design approach to try and save money.” He said the decision was made after...
  • 1 dead in fiery crash following congressional motorcade roadblock

    01/25/2017 9:53:14 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 64 replies
    Frederick News-Post ^ | Jeremy Arias
    When Patricia Nazzal videotaped a congressional motorcade passing her car on Interstate 70, she ended up documenting a fatal crash just ahead of her. Maryland State Police said one person was killed Wednesday morning in a four-vehicle crash as other motorists stopped for the motorcade on westbound I-70 at the ramp from northbound Interstate 270. Police had not released the identity of the person who died as of late Wednesday night. The motorcade was part of a trip by U.S. Senate Democrats to Shepherdstown, West Virginia, where they gathered Wednesday for a retreat. Authorities did not say who was in...
  • Here’s the Memo the Kremlin-Linked Lawyer Took to the Meeting With Donald Trump Jr.

    10/16/2017 9:20:20 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 19 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 10/16/2017 | Elias Groll
    No dirt on Clinton, a passing mention of adoptions, and a lot on Bill Browder and the Magnitsky Act. Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya arrived at a June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. armed with a set of talking points arguing American officials were hoodwinked into slapping human rights sanctions on Russia in 2012 and that efforts to expand those measures would hurt relations between Washington and Moscow. According to her talking points, obtained by Foreign Policy, Veselnitskaya made the case that the American businessman Bill Browder perpetrated a massive scheme of tax fraud against the Russian state and then...
  • Chaos Erupts at Charlottesville City Council Meeting

    08/22/2017 9:44:19 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | 08/21/17
    Communists going to communist.... It's like a Jerry Springer episode, complete with complete bottom feeders.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9-DKwGHmko
  • Documents Show DOJ Was in Panic Mode After Loretta Lynch's Secret Meeting With Bill Clinton Was ...

    08/07/2017 9:16:12 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies
    Townhall ^ | August 7, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    Documents Show DOJ Was in Panic Mode After Loretta Lynch's Secret Meeting With Bill Clinton Was Exposed When former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and President Bill Clinton were busted secretly meeting aboard Lynch's private plane last summer by a local television reporter, a number of government watchdog groups filed lawsuits for documents surrounding the meeting. After all the FBI, under the jurisdiction of the Department of Justice, was actively investigating Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information at the time. In response to information requests, the FBI and DOJ said documents didn't exist. Fast forward more than a...
  • Russian Lawyer At Trump Tower Meeting Says She’s Willing To Talk To Congress

    07/19/2017 5:43:49 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 3 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/19/2017 | Chuck Ross
    The Russian lawyer who met last June with Donald Trump Jr. and other members of the Trump campaign says she’s willing to testify before Congress to “clarify” the circumstances of the meeting. In an interview with RT, Russia’s state-owned news outlet, Natalia Veselnitskaya, the attorney, accused a London-based financier named Bill Browder of being behind the “mass hysteria” surrounding the June 9, 2016 meeting. Veselnitskaya claims that she attended the meeting in order to lobby the Trump campaign against the Magnitsky Act, a 2012 sanctions law championed by Browder. But the meeting was set up after Donald Trump Jr. was...
  • Dershowitz on Trump Jr Meeting: ‘A Candidate Has the Right to Get Information From Whatever Source’

    07/17/2017 9:59:16 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jul 2017 | Trent Baker
    Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz defended President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., for meeting with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya to do opposition research. According to Dershowitz, there is nothing wrong with a candidate getting information on his opponent from any type of source. “If it were to be prosecuted, the First Amendment would trump. A candidate has the right to get information from whatever source the information comes,” he argued.
  • Election Law Provides No Firm Say on Legality of Donald Trump Jr.’s Meeting

    07/12/2017 8:09:22 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 10 replies
    Copyright ©2017 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ^ | July 10, 2017 8:41 p.m. ET | By Jacob Gershman and Nicole Hong
    Election-law experts say it is far from clear whether Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer crossed a legal line. President Trump’s eldest son arranged a meeting in June of last year between top campaign aides and a Russian lawyer who has been linked to the Kremlin, after being told she “might have information helpful to the campaign..." Federal election law prohibits foreign nationals or foreign governments from contributing or donating money or “anything of value” to a political campaign. It also makes it a felony for a campaign or members of a campaign to knowingly and...
  • Trump applauds son's transparency

    07/11/2017 4:06:56 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/7/17 | Ben Ariel
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised his son, Donald Trump Jr., after he released the “entire email chain” of the conversations in which he set up a meeting with a Russian attorney shortly after his father had won the Republican nomination. “My son is a high-quality person and I applaud his transparency,” Trump said in a brief statement, which White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders read to reporters during an off-camera briefing and was quoted by The Hill. Sanders acknowledged that, “the president is, I would say, frustrated with the process of the fact that this continues to be...
  • LIVE: UNSC emergency meeting on North Korea (3pm on C-SPAN)

    07/05/2017 10:14:14 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 89 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | LIVE at 3pm
    United Nations Security Council Meeting on North Korea The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the latest developments in North Korea and efforts to prevent the government there from further development of its nuclear program.
  • US President calls emergency meeting over North Korea

    07/04/2017 6:44:47 PM PDT · by Eyes Unclouded · 83 replies
    Daily mail ^ | July4th 2017 | Staff
    President Donald Trump called an emergency meeting on the Fourth of July to formulate a 'measured response' to North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile test, amid fears it could reach as far as Alaska. North Korea declared Tuesday that it had finally achieved its dream of building an intercontinental ballistic missile, saying it would 'fundamentally put an end to the US nuclear war threat and blackmail'. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later confirmed the latest missile test was with an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Sunday Erdogan-Shoigu meeting had positive outcome – Turkish Deputy Prime Minister

    07/04/2017 6:20:36 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil
    KOM News ^ | 3 July 2017 19:07 CEST | none stated
    Numan Kurtulmus, Deputy Prime Minister and Government Spokesperson The recent negotiations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Istanbul have been positive, with Turkey expressing its concerns over rising activity of the Kurdish armed groups in Syria, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said Monday.On Sunday, the Turkish presidential press service reported that Erdogan received Shoigu, however without clarifying additional details. On Monday, Erdogan’s spokesman said that the officials discussed a number of issues, including the creation of de-escalation zones in Syria and a conflict settlement road map.“The groups in Syria receiving political and...
  • BUTT-KISSING CABINET MEETING HURT TRUMP

    06/13/2017 6:15:51 AM PDT · by shortstop · 89 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 06/13/17 | Bob Lonsberry
    It smelled like North Korea. Yesterday, at the “cabinet meeting,” as some of the most powerful people on earth went around the table competing to see who could kiss their boss’s ass the most lavishly. It smelled like those propaganda videos that come out of North Korea, where insane smiles and frenetic clapping break out every time the nut job with the hairdo has a bowel movement. By the time the meeting at the White House got to the chief of staff talking about being “blessed,” it had taken on the air of worship. It was a gimme to the...
  • Putin not keen on Kurdish state in Syria: Erdogan

    05/04/2017 11:16:17 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 7 replies
    KOM News ^ | 4 May 2017 12:10 CEST | none stated
    Turkey's President Erdogan meets with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow, 4 May 2017. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said Russia’s Vladimir Putin did not look favourably on a Kurdish state in Syria.Responding to questions on his return flight following a meeting with Putin in Moscow, Erdogan said he had told the president of his displeasure at photos of Russian soldiers alongside Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters in northwestern Syria’s Afrin canton.Erdogan claimed that Putin had told him Russian soldiers “cannot be involved in something like this, I will look into the matter.”The Turkish president also added that Putin...
  • Trump floats Kim Jong Un sit-down: ‘Absolutely’ would meet with North Korean leader

    05/01/2017 1:05:10 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/1/17 | Fox News Staff
    President Trump said in an interview Monday that he “absolutely” would meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un under the right circumstances. “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it,” Trump told Bloomberg News, adding: “If it’s under the, again, under the right circumstances. But I would do that.”
  • Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Records on AG Lynch and Bill Clinton’s Tarmac Meeting in June

    03/16/2017 5:05:40 PM PDT · by davikkm · 6 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the DOJ for records on Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton’s meeting on the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. According to Judicial Watch: (Washington DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice for records related to the meeting held between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in 2016 (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:17-cv-00421)). Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit after the agency failed to respond to a...
  • Woman Crashes ACLU Stop Trump Meeting and Urges Snowflakes to Think for Themselves–Cops Are Called

    03/12/2017 7:40:36 AM PDT · by davikkm · 24 replies
    Activist Ginger McQueen crashed the local ACLU Stop Trump training session today and began to lecture the indoctrinated leftists. Ginger urged the snowflakes to think for themselves. So they called the police on her. When the officer got there he shook her hand and laughed. Ginger is Senior Editor of the Beltway Times. I crashed the ACLU's Stop Trump meeting. They called the police on me. The cop shook my hand and laughed. pic.twitter.com/BYVayGHUSF — Ginger McQueen (@GingerMcQueen) March 11, 2017 The police were called in. Yes, the police actually showed up because the snowflakes can't handle having their ideas...
  • Remember When…Bill Clinton And AG Loretta Lynch Had Meeting On Tarmac In Arizona

    03/04/2017 6:17:43 PM PST · by davikkm · 9 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    Remember back when the Clinton email investigation was in progress, and the FBI Director James Comey found Clinton not guilty…she had no intent to break the law while using her home server to distribute classified information? Remember how we had to just take it and accept the ruling, when all along we knew it was a lie. We did take it, as we had no choice. Now we are looking at a much less benign situation with Jeff Sessions having several insignificant meetings with the Russian Ambassador, but it is being blown way out of proportion by the Democrats. They...
  • Trump Tweets: The U.S. has a 60 billion dollar trade deficit with Mexico

    01/26/2017 6:12:26 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 39 replies
    President Donald J. Trump Twitter ^ | January 26, 2017 | President Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump ā€¸@realDonaldTrump 20m minutes ago The U.S. has a 60 billion dollar trade deficit with Mexico. It has been a one-sided deal from the beginning of NAFTA with massive numbers... Donald J. Trump ā€¸@realDonaldTrump 17 minutes ago of jobs and companies lost. If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting.
  • Trump calls meeting with media honchos . . . and hands them their heads

    11/22/2016 8:47:57 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/22/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Excellent It’s tough times for the news media. Not only are they struggling in their business models, but the election of Donald Trump wasn’t just a rejection of Hillary Clinton - although it was certainly that. It was a rejection of them too, as they spent the entire campaign not so much reporting as instructing the American people what to do when they went to the polls. The people responded with an instruction of their own.