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  • Nancy Pelosi Meets with Soros-Linked Activists During Guatemala Visit

    08/09/2019 8:25:41 PM PDT · by bitt · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/9/2019 | John Binder
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and a delegation of Democrat lawmakers met with a number of left-wing activists and socialist politicians during their visit to Guatemala, some of which have links to billionaire George Soros. Pelosi and the Democrats made the trip to Guatemala just a few days before the country’s second round of elections, a move that was met with backlash from nationalists and conservatives who demanded the visit be cancelled. During her visit, Pelosi met with open borders activists such as Helen Mack, who has ties to a multitude of liberal NGOs and who runs the Myrna Mack...
  • Nancy Pelosi Meets with Soros-Linked Activists During Guatemala Visit

    08/09/2019 9:16:08 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 12 replies
    www.breitbart.com ^ | 9 Aug 19 | hapnHal
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and a delegation of Democrat lawmakers met with a number of left-wing activists and socialist politicians during their visit to Guatemala, some of which have links to billionaire George Soros. Pelosi and the Democrats made the trip to Guatemala just a few days before the country’s second round of elections, a move that was met with backlash from nationalists and conservatives who demanded the visit be cancelled. During her visit, Pelosi met with open borders activists such as Helen Mack, who has tiesto a multitude of liberal NGOs and who runs the Myrna Mack Foundation...
  • US Embassy [Obama] pressed Ukraine to drop probe of George Soros group during 2016 election

    07/27/2019 4:37:47 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    thehill ^ | 03/26/19 | JOHN SOLOMON
    While the 2016 presidential race was raging in America, Ukrainian prosecutors ran into some unexpectedly strong headwinds as they pursued an investigation into the activities of a nonprofit in their homeland known as the Anti-Corruption Action Centre (AntAC). The focus on AntAC — whose youthful street activists famously wore “Ukraine F*&k Corruption” T-shirts — was part of a larger probe by Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office into whether $4.4 million in U.S. funds to fight corruption inside the former Soviet republic had been improperly diverted. The prosecutors soon would learn the resistance they faced was blowing directly from the U.S. Embassy...
  • CONGRESS DEMANDS INVESTIGATION INTO OBAMA ADMIN MEDDLING IN FOREIGN ELECTIONS

    03/14/2017 3:10:20 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 29 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 14, 2017 | Adam Kredo
    Obama admin gave taxpayer money to Soros to spark leftist political revolution A group of leading senators is calling on newly installed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to immediately launch an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to sway foreign elections by sending taxpayer funds to "extreme and sometimes violent political activists" that promote leftist causes, according to a copy of the letter. The lawmakers disclosed multiple conversations with foreign diplomats who outlined active political meddling by the Obama administration's State Department, including the use of taxpayer funds to support leftist causes in Macedonia, Albania, Latin America, and Africa....
  • Cruz fined $35K by FEC for keeping voters in the dark about loans

    03/15/2019 12:49:50 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 15, 2019 | Tal Axelrod
    The Federal Exchange Commission (FEC) fined Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) $35,000 for failing to accurately disclose loans to his 2012 Senate bid from Citibank and Goldman Sachs. The fine stems from a 2016 complaint filed by the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) over a loans totaling $1,064,000. The FEC found that Cruz’s reporting violated a campaign finance statute.
  • Weekly Update: Big Court Victory on Clinton Emails

    12/08/2018 9:07:43 AM PST · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 7, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Victory: Court Orders Discovery into Clinton Email Scandal Why Did Top FBI Lawyer Meet With Clinton’s Lawyers Before the Election? Major New Judicial Watch Investigative Report on George Soros Judicial Watch Victory: Court Orders Discovery into Clinton Email Scandal I have said all along that, in their delaying, blocking, and obfuscating our attempts to get to the truth about Hillary Clinton’s email, the Justice and State Departments have been acting in bad faith by defending the evasion of the Freedom of Information Act and other email misconduct by Hillary Clinton. Now, a federal judge is questioning their...
  • Podesta Emailed Soros Foundation About Scalia Replacement On The Day He Died

    10/18/2016 7:56:13 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 40 replies
    twitter.com ^ | October 18, 2016
  • Weekly Update: Big Win For Clean Elections

    07/21/2018 9:42:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 20, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Victory: Consent Decree Requires Kentucky to Clean Up Election Rolls The ATF Is Still Stonewalling on Reclassification of AR-15 Ammunition Soros-Front Group Blasts Judicial Watch for Exposing Its Marxist Guerilla Ties Victory: Consent Decree Requires Kentucky to Clean Up Election Rolls We have taken the lead nationwide in defending state voter ID laws and other commonsense election integrity measures, filing amicus briefs in the Supreme Court and in several circuit courts of appeal and trial courts. We supported North Carolina’s implementation of its election integrity reform laws, most recently filing amicus briefs in the Supreme Court in March 2017....
  • Who’s Funding Ireland’s Abortion Lobby?

    10/01/2017 4:54:07 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 9/28/17 | David Quinn
    Numerous international groups are trying to influence Ireland into legalising abortionThe great and the good internationally have a big interest in the outcome of Ireland’s looming abortion referendum, planned for next year. They want Irish voters to erase from their constitution the so-called Eighth Amendment, which gives the unborn child the same right to life as every other human being. Abortion is only permitted in Ireland when the life of the mother is at real and substantial risk. This amendment was inserted into the constitution following a referendum in 1983 which passed by a two-to-one margin. Ever since then secular...
  • George Soros foundation's office to pull out of Hungary

    BUDAPEST - George Soros' foundation said on Tuesday it would close its office in Budapest and move to Berlin, leaving what it called "an increasingly repressive political and legal environment" in Hungary. The pro-democracy group said it was pulling out a day after the right-wing government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced it would tighten restrictions on non-governmental organizations, under a law dubbed the "Stop Soros " bill. Orban, who won a landslide election victory last month, has repeatedly accused Soros and his organization of encouraging migrants and undermining the national culture. Soros's Open Society Foundations (OSF) organization said it...
  • Soros Pledges Renewed Fight Against ‘Dominant Ideology’ Of Nationalism, Says EU ‘Verge of Breakdown’

    01/15/2018 11:43:27 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/17 | Victoria Friedman
    The progressive billionaire speculator George Soros has said he will ‘fight back’ against the “dominant ideology” of nationalism, whilst admitting that favoured globalist project the European Union is “on the verge of a breakdown”. Wistfully writing that Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF) once ‘epitomised the optimism about the spread of Western-style democracy’ after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Financial Times described the scrutiny the global progressive body is experiencing amidst a wave of patriotism and populism and the ‘wilting’ attraction of the leftist agenda. Soros, alluding to the collapse of the USSR, told the left-liberal newspaper: “It’s déjŕ...
  • Investigation: Foundations Gave Millions To Groups Accused Of Terror Ties

    11/03/2017 6:38:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/3/17 | Peter Hasson
    Major American foundations have given millions of dollars in funding to Islamic organizations accused of having ties to radical Islamist movements or designated terrorist organizations and a group of activists are trying to convince them to stop. Groups like Islamic Relief Worldwide, which some countries have banned for allegedly funding Hamas and other terrorist organizations, have received millions of dollars from corporate charities like the GE Foundation, community foundations like the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and independent foundations like George Soros’ Open Society Foundation.Researchers with the Middle East Forum, an activist group devoted to promoting American interests abroad, identified the financial...
  • Soros Launches ‘Media Blitz’ Against Hungary

    11/25/2017 5:29:40 AM PST · by davikkm · 36 replies
    breitbart ^ | JACK MONTGOMERY
    George Soros, the billionaire open borders campaigner, has launched a “media blitz” against Hungary’s government, which has been conducting a national consultation on the financier’s plan for the migrant crisis. Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy Dr. Zoltán Kovács described how, “In an extensive media campaign, George Soros himself joined the debate on the future of Europe’s migration issues with an international and Hungarian media blitz” in an About Hungary blog entry. In a video message aired by RTL Klub, Hungary’s biggest television network, Soros claimed he was “really worried” about his former homeland. Csaba Csontos, a spokesman for the...
  • Soros puts Trump's 'deplorables' under the microscope

    10/15/2017 8:09:56 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 15 Oct, 2017 | Monica Showalter
    Still smarting from Hillary Clinton's unexpected election loss in 2016, the Soros crew at the Open Foundation Society has got to work looking for reasons to hammer it down and ensure it never happens again. A new study of 450 working class whites from five cities has come out, with the aim of finding out how these recalcitrants and deplorables can team up with other ethnic groups to elect Democrats. Oh that's not how they put it, but it seems to be what it is. According to the Daily Caller, which spotted the study: While the study’s primary stated goal...
  • George Soros Funded A Study Of White Working-Class Voters Who Support Trump. Here’s What He Found

    10/14/2017 7:27:16 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 71 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/14/2017 | Eric Owens
    A recently-released research study sheds light on the values of white working-class voters in the United States and the reasons these voters strongly supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Three researchers from three different universities authored the study, titled “White Working-Class Views on Belonging, Change, Identity and Immigration.” Open Society Foundations, a network of political organizations controlled by left-wing billionaire George Soros, funded the study. The trio of researchers conducted the study by visiting four places between August 2016 and March 2017: Birmingham, Alabama; Dayton, Ohio; Tacoma, Washington; Phoenix, Arizona; and — for some reason — the New...
  • FEC boss who tried to muzzle Drudge now on Soros payroll

    05/30/2017 5:56:37 AM PDT · by yoe · 10 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 19, 2017 | Paul Bedard
    The former chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, who famously eyed regulating the politics of conservative outlets like the Drudge Report, has joined an advocacy group ( funded by George Soros) and run by his son. Ann Ravel is the first fellow listed with the California advocacy group (New America).[snip]New America receives funding from the Soros group Open Society Foundations and it is run by Soros's son (Jonathan Soros).
  • Comey acted on Russian intel known to be fake: report

    05/26/2017 11:08:30 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 66 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 5/26/17 | Julia Manchester
    Former FBI Director James Comey acted on key information created by Russian intelligence in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails that he knew to be fake, CNN reported Friday. Unidentified officials told CNN that Comey feared that if the information became public it would undermine the investigation as well as the Justice Department itself. The false information reportedly spurred the then-FBI chief to publicly declare last summer that the investigation into Clinton’s emails was over. Meanwhile, Comey also said that Clinton had been “extremely careless” in her handling of classified information.
  • Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Records about Funding of George Soros’ Open Society [trunc]

    04/20/2017 8:51:03 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 39 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | APRIL 19, 2017
    USAID website reports it gave $4,819,125 in taxpayer money to Soros’s Open Society Foundation – Macedonia between from 2012 to 2016 --- (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for records and communications relating to the funding and political activities of the Open Society Foundation – Macedonia. The Macedonia organization, part of George Soros’ Open Society Foundations, received nearly $5 million from USAID from 2012 to 2016. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for...
  • How a dubious Russian document influenced the FBI’s handling of the Clinton probe

    05/24/2017 2:21:54 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 45 replies
    In the midst of the 2016 presidential primary season, the FBI received a purported Russian intelligence document describing a tacit understanding between the campaign of Hillary Clinton and the Justice Department over the inquiry into whether she intentionally revealed classified information through her use of a private email server. The Russian document mentioned a supposed email describing how then-Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch had privately assured someone in the Clinton campaign that the email investigation would not push too deeply into the matter
  • Intercept Co-Founder Goes Off the Rails, Compares Dick Cheney to ‘Butcher’ Assad

    04/09/2017 6:20:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 9, 2017 | Nicholas Fondaro
    A simple news segment about the media coverage of Syria spun wildly out of control during Sunday’s Reliable Sources on CNN. It started with Foreign Correspondent Lara Setrakian noting how little coverage the Syrian civil war received in the early years. But it ending with Jeremy Scahill, co-founder of The Intercept, going off the rails and declaring that “We need to understand the historical context of how a butcher like Assad actually has more in common with someone like Dick Cheney than he does with the average Syrian…” Scahill’s inane tirade derailed the whole segment from the moment he opened...