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  • A Question No One In The MSM Is Asking

    01/19/2020 12:58:40 PM PST · by davikkm · 28 replies
    IWB ^ | IWB
    Various Democrats are all over the media today saying that the fact that the GAO found that Trump acted illegally re spending appropriated funds means he should be tossed out of office. Does this mean that Obama, whom the GAO found illegally defied Congress in ordering the Defense Department to send five Guantanomo prisoners to Qatar in defiance of duly-enacted legislation prohibited Obama from expending any funds on such action, should have been removed from office as well? If you can find me a Democratic House member or Senator who denounced Obama for that move, I’ll concede that he is...
  • Trump administration to roll back Michelle Obama's school lunch rules

    01/17/2020 11:39:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 17, 2019 | Alisha Cohn
    The Trump administration on Friday announced plans to roll back school lunch standards originally promoted by former first lady Michelle Obama. The new standards will allow schools more flexibility "because they know their children best," the Agriculture Department said in press release. “Schools and school districts continue to tell us that there is still too much food waste and that more common-sense flexibility is needed to provide students nutritious and appetizing meals. We listened and now we’re getting to work,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said. The proposed new rules build on previous steps taken by the Trump administration to roll...
  • Omission Watch: Vanity Fair Says Obamas 'Making Themselves Super Rich'(DUH!)[BARF ALERT!]

    01/17/2020 12:58:38 PM PST · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 1/16/2020 | Tim Graham
    The same media elites are are eternally suspicious of all Trump business activities -- a fair topic for investigation -- have generally demonstrated a dramatic incuriosity about the Barack and Michelle Obama wealth boom. Whatever coverage bubbles up comes with a You-Go-Guys tone. Last August, TMZ reported the Obamas were buying a $15 million mansion on Martha's Vineyard. Non-Fox network coverage? Zero. In December, they actually bought said mansion for $11.75 million. Non-Fox network coverage? Again, zero. Now Joe Pompeo at Vanity Fair is addressing the Obama Boom in a chirpy piece on the "Obamoguls" and how their wealth is...
  • Seven Times The GAO Found The Obama Administration Violated Federal Law

    01/16/2020 9:39:37 PM PST · by blam · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-16-2020 | Loel B Pollak
    Democrats and journalists were excited Thursday when the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a legal opinion that the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had violated the Impoundment Control Act by withholding congressionally appropriated aid to Ukraine last summer. The non-binding opinion was disputed by the OMB, which released a memo last month arguing that the “programmatic” delay sought to fulfill, not oppose, congressional intent. The GAO decision, which had been requested by Democrat Senator Chris van Hollen of Maryland, disagreed, concluding that the delay had been for “policy reasons,” not “programmatic delay.” Speaker of the House Nancy...
  • Obama National Security Adviser Says: Taking Out Soleimani ‘Right Thing to Do,’ ‘Potential Game Changer,’ Iran Closer to Collapse

    01/15/2020 2:00:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/15/2020 | Nick Arama
    Former Obama national security adviser General James Jones (2009-2010) isn’t going to make Democrats happy with what he has to say about the dangers Iran presents and what he thinks about President Donald Trump taking out IRGC Qasem Soleimani. Many Democrats have been pushing the talking point that there was no real reason to take out Soleimani, this despite all his past killing of Americans and the attack on our embassy in Baghdad. The Democrats even tried to handcuff the president’s actions with a War Powers resolution, although it’s symbolic only. It’s an astonishing position to take, especially after...
  • To ME this is the key

    01/15/2020 1:16:43 PM PST · by killermosquito · 6 replies
    Senator Grassley ^ | 1/15/2020 | killermosquito
    Dear Ambassador Rice: The Senate Judiciary Committee has a constitutional duty to conduct oversight of the FBI and the broader Department of Justice. Part of that duty involves ensuring that law enforcement efforts are conducted without improper political influence. Accordingly, the Committee has been investigating the FBI’s relationship with Christopher Steele during the time his work was funded by Hillary for America and the Democratic National Committee, as well as the FBI’s reliance on his unverified third-hand allegations in the Bureau’s representations to courts. As part of that effort, the Committee sent a request to the National Archives for records...
  • EU rebukes Iran over nuclear violations, sanctions possible

    01/14/2020 10:12:15 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 14, 2020 | Lorne Cook and David Rising
    Britain, France and Germany ratcheted up pressure on Iran Tuesday to cease its violations of a landmark nuclear deal, stressing that they want to resolve differences through talks while starting the clock on a process that could result in a so-called “snapback” of United Nations sanctions. The three countries, which signed the international agreement in 2015 along with the United States, Russia and China, said in a letter to the European Union’s foreign policy chief that they had no choice but to trigger the deal’s “dispute mechanism,” given Iran’s ongoing transgressions. The three said they rejected Tehran’s argument that Iran...
  • The Iran Swamp Creatures of the USA

    01/14/2020 7:45:18 AM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 3 replies
    Amazing Polly via YouTube ^ | 1/14/2020 | Amazing Polly
    Video at link.
  • Barack and Michelle Obama Get Oscar Nomination for Being The Obamas

    01/14/2020 7:35:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/14/2020 | Matt Margolis
    Barack Obama had something to celebrate today because the Netflix documentary he and wife Michelle produced, "American Factory," was predictably nominated for an Oscar for best documentary.“Glad to see American Factory’s Oscar nod for Best Documentary,” Obama tweeted. "It’s the kind of story we don’t see often enough and it’s exactly what Michelle and I hope to achieve with Higher Ground." Higher Ground is the name of the Obamas' production company. Last year they were accused of "deplorable behavior" over a trademark dispute over the name of the company."Congrats to the incredible filmmakers and entire team!” Obama added. Glad...
  • obama sold us out for thirty pieces of Iranian silver

    01/14/2020 7:33:42 AM PST · by Starman417 · 14 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-14-20 | DrJohn
    It was all so strange. Why were democrats so protective of Qasem Soleimani? Why did they side so strongly with Iran over the United States? Why were they emphatic about protecting the pathetic Iran deal which Iran has been violating since day one? Now we know. A few days ago Michael Doran,Senior Director for the Middle East under Bush, sent out a tweet found this astonishing. Now Lee Smith has fleshed it out. Because the fact is that the Democrats are not pro-terrorist. They’re simply intent on protecting the historic agreement that legalized the nuclear weapons program of a terror state....
  • Obama Legacy: Islamists Infest Intel, WH, & Soleimani’s Kid Is A U.S. Citizen

    01/13/2020 5:28:42 PM PST · by MAGAlady · 5 replies
    CD Media ^ | 01/13/2020 | CD Media
    Obama’s True Legacy… The seemingly inexplicable mourning of leftists and mainstream media over liquidated Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is slowly beginning to make sense. It is increasingly clear that Iran has infiltrated the U.S. government on various levels, including the very top, and it’s not a new problem. When it comes to the intelligence community, no one is handing out secrets, but the picture painted by what is known is disturbing enough to warrant investigation. Iran is the next chapter in the unfolding saga of the Democratic effort to sell and tear down America. We know about other brought-to-you-by-Democrats infiltrators:...
  • Kerry deflects question about why he released money to Iran, accused Trump of 'lies'

    01/12/2020 2:04:22 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 70 replies
    “I think that some of it will end up in the hands of the IRGC or other entities, some of which are labeled terrorists,” Kerry told CNBC in 2016. When asked by Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation” why he believed this was a worthwhile risk when releasing the money, Kerry attacked the president rather than answer the question. “You know that the president's tweet is a lie,” Kerry told host Margaret Brennan. “And the president tweeted this morning, because I am coming on the show and he knew you'd ask me the question or he'd push you in a...
  • John Kerry Claims Obama 'Never Had a Whiff of Scandal' So Let's Remind Him Of Some... Here are Just 10 of them.

    01/12/2020 10:05:00 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/12/2020 | Matt Margolis
    A lie told often enough becomes the truth. I keep thinking about the above quote whenever anyone claims that the Obama administration was scandal-free. How many more times are we going to hear people make this claim and see it go unchallenged? During an interview on CNN on Friday, former Secretary of State John Kerry, who's in Iowa campaigning with Joe Biden, echoed the oft-repeated claim that the Obama-Biden administration lacked scandals. "I believe Joe Biden is the only person who has the set of relationships around the world, who has had this unbelievable breadth of experience as chairman of...
  • Devin Nunes tells @dailycaller it is "shocking and inexplicable" that the FISA Court picked Obama's David Kris to oversee FBI's FISA reforms

    01/11/2020 8:59:46 PM PST · by Swarthy Greek Immigrant · 38 replies ^ | 8:42 PM · Jan 11, 2020 | Chuck Ross @ChuckRossDC
    Devin Nunes tells @dailycaller it is "shocking and inexplicable" that the FISA Court picked David Kris to oversee FBI's FISA reforms. Kris has been entirely dismissive of allegations that FBI misled the court to surveil Carter Page.
  • Rep. Schiff & House Intelligence Committee Sued For Phone Subpoenas Targeting Trump

    01/11/2020 6:42:35 PM PST · by USA Conservative · 6 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 01.11.2020 | Alex Hall
    I wonder if the country wouldn’t be better served by Trump having daily briefings by Judicial Watch and “energizing” a privately funded effort for Judicial watch and O’keefe to focus on a state by a state investigation into the election rules. It seems that they are doing a better job than all the Republicans together. Judicial Watch announced it today filed a lawsuit against Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and the House Intelligence Committee for the controversial subpoenas issued for phone records, including those of Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer.
  • Shadowy (Obama-Linked) Liberal Group Began Investigating Trump-Ukraine Months Before the ‘Whistleblower’ Complaint

    01/11/2020 12:09:49 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Jan 2020 | KRISTINA WONG
    Months before a whistleblower complaint that would spark the Democrat effort for impeachment, a shadowy liberal group founded and staffed by Obama administration alums and former Democrat congressional staffers launched an outside investigation into whether President Trump’s allies were seeking “foreign interference” from Ukraine in the 2020 elections. The group, American Oversight, began investigating the issue in May — more than two months before the “whistleblower” filed a complaint alleging Trump was “using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country to investigate one of the President’s main domestic political rivals.” The group’s purpose is to...
  • Kerry Blames Trump for "Undermining US/Iran Relationship" [semi-satire]

    01/11/2020 9:16:52 AM PST · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 Jan 2020 | John Semmens
    Former Secretary of State John Kerry blasted President Trump for "undermining all the progress made by myself and President Obama to build a stable relationship with Iran. Part of getting along with other nations is give and take. We cannot expect our standards of behavior to prevail over the long-term practices of as ancient a land as Iran." "The genius of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) we negotiated was that it allowed both sides to carry on with activities it felt comfortable with," Kerry explained. "In exchange for our granting access to $150 billion dollars, Iran promised to...
  • FISA Court Appoints Obama-Era National Security Leader at DOJ to Review FBI Reforms

    01/10/2020 6:58:11 PM PST · by bitt · 60 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/10/2020 | Christina Laila
    Last month presiding FISA judge Rosemary Collyer announced she would be stepping down early due to ‘health issues.’ Chief Justice Roberts tapped Judge James Boasberg, an Obama appointee to replace Collyer. On Friday, Judge Boasberg announced in an order that he has appointed Obama-era national security leader at the DOJ David S. Kris as amicus counsel to review the reforms the FBI will be making to its FISA application process. This order was in response to the FBI abusing the FISA process after it obtained a total of four FISA warrants on Carter Page. The government had until Friday January...
  • Susan Rice Lies Again -- Obama and Soleimani

    01/10/2020 6:07:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    American ^ | January 10, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Susan Rice was a little less ubiquitous this time around than during her infamous five-talk-show world tour repeating the lie that the Benghazi terrorist attack was the fault of an inflammatory video and not due to the criminal negligence of President Barack Hussein Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. But there she was again on MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Comedy Hour” defending her former boss, this time against charges that President Trump cleaned up more of Obama’s Iran mess by terminating the life and reign of terror of Iranian Gen. and Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani: The Obama administration...
  • John Kerry Complains Donald Trump Ruined Iran Deal

    01/10/2020 12:32:56 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/10/2020 | Charlie Spiering
    Former Secretary of State John Kerry complained Thursday that President Donald Trump was ruining everything he and former President Barack Obama achieved with the Iran deal. “He put his disdain for anything done by the last administration ahead of his duty to keep the country safe,” Kerry wrote in a mournful 1,000 word op-ed for the New York Times. The former secretary of state is currently supporting former Vice President Joe Biden for president and campaigning for him in Iowa.