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  • Mainstream media, celebrities stunned as Mueller report filed with no new indictments planned

    03/23/2019 4:41:17 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/23/2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    The mainstream media seemed to suffer a collective shock Friday evening after the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller handed its final report of its Russia investigation to the Department of Justice. MSNBC host Chris Matthews seemed livid that neither President Trump, his children, nor his “henchmen” would face any criminal charges from the special counsel. “Maybe he missed the boat here,” Matthews said of Mueller. “Because we know about the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016, we know about the meeting at the cigar bar with Kilimnik [Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian political consultant]. My God, we know about all...
  • Democrats to press on with Trump-Russia probe, may call Robert Mueller to testify

    03/23/2019 7:29:21 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 63 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 23, 2019 | Sara Dorn
    Democrats in Congress will continue probing allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election — even after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation concluded with no new indictments. House committee leaders will update members on their plans in a 3:00 pm conference call today, featuring a report from Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), Politico reported.
  • The Witch Hunt is Dead! Long Live the Witch Hunt!

    03/23/2019 4:36:27 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 23 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) The Witch Hunt is dead! Long live the Witch Hunt! – In case you are wondering why every Democrat from Hawaii to Maine is screaming for Attorney General William Barr to “release the full, unredacted Mueller Report!”, it’s because they know that will never happen. They know that Mueller’s report – assuming it is a fullsome narrative and not just the listing of indictments, prosecutions and deferrals required by the governing statute – will certainly be chock-full of classified information and other passages that the FBI and intelligence agencies will want to...
  • MSNBC’s Chris Matthews livid over Mueller report: ‘How could they let Trump off the hook?’

    03/22/2019 8:05:46 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 103 replies
    | Fox News ^ | 3/22/19 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    MSNBC host Chris Matthews expressed outrage on Friday upon hearing reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had completed his Russia investigation and submitted it to the attorney general -- with further indictments not expected.
  • Conspiracy Theorist Rachel Maddow CRIES ON AIR Over Mueller Report and ...

    03/22/2019 7:06:49 PM PDT · by markomalley · 271 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/22/19 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    <p>MSNBC’s top Russiagate conspiracy theorist Rachel Maddow burst into tears on Friday — after the past two years of her reporting was revealed to be nonsense.</p> <p>On Friday, it was revealed that there would be no more indictments from Robert Mueller’s office, sealed or otherwise, which completely contradicts the tall tales that she has been selling her viewers.</p>
  • Levin: Leftwing Mediaite upset Trump didn’t want to talk about McCain

    03/22/2019 6:46:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 14 replies
    Mark Levin Twitter ^ | 3/22/19 | Mark Levin
    Leftwing Mediaite upset Trump didn’t want to talk about McCain while attacking him for several days for talking about McCain. Morons— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) March 22, 2019
  • The Final 5:00 Friday Document Dump by Robert Mueller Has Arrived

    03/22/2019 2:31:59 PM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 75 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    The Evening Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) The “Mueller Report” – whatever that even means – was delivered to Attorney General William Barr today. As has been his habit, Mueller took this latest major step in his Witch Hunt late on a Friday to ensure it will dominate the conversation on all the Sunday morning TV talk shows. That’s really all you need to know about whether or not this entire process is a politically-motivated sham. It is. So, what next? Nobody really knows. It’s like that right now, AG Barr doesn’t even know what he will be...
  • ‘The Conners’ renewed for Season 2 by ABC

    03/22/2019 9:22:21 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | March 22, 2019 | 12:11pm | Nellie Andreeva, Deadline
    It’s official — ABC has ordered a second season of “Roseanne” spinoff “The Conners.” [cut] “We are proud to be continuing the story of the iconic Conners family,” said ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke. “This team is fearless in their willingness to tackle contemporary issues with humor and heart, and I have no doubt they will continue to outdo themselves.”
  • Trump’s ‘economic boom’ is unlikely without major legislation, his economic team says

    03/21/2019 9:05:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 03/21/2019 | Heather Long
    President Trump has promised an economic boom that will last for years to come, but he’s unlikely to get one without the help of Congress to pass major new legislation, according to estimates by Trump’s own economic team. To achieve about 3% growth for the next decade, Trump would need a big infrastructure bill, more tax cuts, additional deregulation, and policies that transition more people off government aid and into full-time jobs, according to the 2019 Economic Report of the President, released Tuesday by Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers. There’s skepticism that Trump will be able to get all of...
  • Fox Hires Joe Biden's Top Aide as Chief Lobbyist

    03/21/2019 6:20:56 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 69 replies
    Newsmax ^ | March 21, 2019 | Newsmax Wires
    The parent company of Fox News has hired a former top aide to Joe Biden as its chief lobbyist in Washington. On Tuesday the new Fox Corp., a spin-off of 21st Century Fox which just merged with Disney, became a standalone public company, controlling television assets such as Fox News and the Fox television network. Broadcasting & Cable reported that new Fox “hit the ground running on day one” with its Washington lobbying operation headed by Danny O’Brien, a well-known Democrat. O’Brien was brought on last October as executive vice president and head of government relations for the Fox Corp....
  • Methodists to Host Anti-Israel Islamic Drag Queen

    03/21/2019 5:48:41 PM PDT · by lightman · 10 replies
    Institute of Relgion and Democracy ^ | 21 March A.D. 2019 | Jeffrey Walton
    Readers of this blog are already familiar with Glide Memorial, a radical progressive congregation in San Francisco that recently severed ties with the United Methodist Church (UMC). Legal fights between Glide and the UMC’s California-Nevada Annual Conference continue, but occasionally there is something or someone that we suspect regular readers will find noteworthy, such as an Islamic Drag Queen. Enter “Drag & Spirituality: Claiming Our Sanctuary” – “This talk show-style conversation will explore the intersections of drag, gender, sexuality and spirituality. Our host & event curator, B0NNi33 Vi0L3T, aka Duane Quintana, a queer chaplain, will interview ground-breaking local drag queens,...
  • McSally spoke with Trump, said McCain deserved respect

    03/21/2019 5:41:45 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 110 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 21, 2019
    LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) spoke with President Trump about the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Wednesday, after days of unprecedented attacks by a sitting president on a dead war hero. McSally, addressing reporters after a meeting with base commanders here Thursday, expanded on a tweet she sent Wednesday in which she called McCain a hero. The tweet did not mention Trump, and in her remarks Thursday she again refrained from criticizing the president. "I made it clear, I love John McCain. John McCain is an American hero. This state reveres John McCain, and...
  • NYU Journalism School Hires Ex-New Yorker Fact Checker Who Falsely Said ICE Agent Had Nazi Tattoo

    03/21/2019 10:29:50 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 2 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 3/21/19 | Jon Levine
    Talia Lavin’s undergraduate course “Reporting on the Far Right” will kick off in the fall semester of 2019 New York University has hired Talia Lavin as an adjunct journalism professor less than a year after the former New Yorker fact checker resigned after falsely accusing an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent of having a Nazi tattoo. Lavin’s undergraduate course “Reporting on the Far Right” will kick off in the fall semester of 2019 at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. In its official faculty bio, the university billed Lavin as an expert in “far-right extremism and social justice.” At least one current NYU...
  • Trump should stop attacking and lying about McCain

    03/21/2019 5:54:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 252 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 20, 2019 10:00 AM | Quin Hillyer
    One can spend several days trying not to overreact to President Trump’s latest, unprovoked tweetstorm against the late Sen. John McCain R-Ariz., yet still conclude that there is something sick and twisted about Trump’s obsession with the singular American hero Trump disparages. Tom Rogan already in these pages has eloquently explained why, fake heel spurs or no fake heel spurs, Trump could never be fit to wear McCain’s discarded shoes. And lawyer George Conway, husband of top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway, has presented a persuasive case that Trump’s fulminations about McCain and other bizarre eruptions are signs of a personality...
  • Report: Hannity telling friends he plans to leave Fox News after his contract is up

    03/20/2019 7:52:24 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 133 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/20/19 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Just a little light gossip from Gabriel Sherman, although the timing makes sense to me. It’d be to Hannity’s advantage to start circulating rumors of his unhappiness too, even if they’re insincere, as it might give him more leverage over the direction of the network.
  • Trump's border wall money may come at expense of schools for military kids

    03/20/2019 11:49:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Reuters ^ | 03/20/2019 | Mike Stone
    The U.S. Department of Defense is proposing to pay for President Donald Trump’s much-debated border wall by shifting funds away from projects that include $1.2 billion for schools, childcare centers and other facilities for military children, according to a list it has provided to lawmakers. The Pentagon gave Congress a list on Monday that included $12.8 billion of construction projects for which it said funds could be redirected. Around 10 percent of the list relates to educational establishments and includes school buildings for the children of service members in places like Germany, Japan, Kentucky and Puerto Rico. The move comes...
  • Ronald Reagan's daughter says he would be 'horrified' by Trump's America [Patti Davis redux]

    03/20/2019 10:04:48 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 58 replies
    Cable “News” Network ^ | 8:29 AM ET, Wed March 20, 2019 | Devan Cole
    Former President Ronald Reagan would be “horrified” and “heartbroken” by America’s current state of affairs under President Donald Trump, the late president’s daughter said in a recent interview. In an interview with Yahoo News that was published Tuesday, Patti Davis sharply criticized the Republican Party and Trump’s presidency, saying the President is endangering American democracy and “assaulting” the Constitution. “What would you think (Reagan) would think about this moment?” Zainab Salbi, the host of Yahoo News’ “Through Her Eyes,” asked Davis. “I think he would be horrified,” Davis replied. “I think he would be heartbroken because he loved this country...
  • Cindy McCain posts hateful message she received from stranger (CNN calls this 'News')

    03/20/2019 9:18:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/20/2019 | Kate Sullivan
    Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain, posted a hateful message she received from a stranger the same day President Donald Trump disparaged her late husband. McCain posted a photo of the private message on Twitter and wrote, "I want to make sure all of you could see how kind and loving a stranger can be. I'm posting her note for her family and friends could see." The message said the sender was "glad" the late Arizona Republican is dead, and called him a "traitorous piece of warmongering s***." The message also attacked her daughter, Meghan McCain, criticizing her...
  • CNN poll: Trump's disapproval rating slides to lowest of presidency

    03/20/2019 7:23:40 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 18, 2019
    President Trump's disapproval rating has dropped to the lowest point of his presidency in CNN polling. The survey released Monday found that 51 percent of respondents disapprove of Trump's job performance, the lowest share since CNN began polling at the beginning of Trump's term. Monday's poll also shows that 42 percent of respondents said they approve of Trump's performance, while the remaining respondents said they have no opinion. In each of the previous versions of the survey, between 52 and 59 percent of respondents said they disapproved of the president. In the February edition of the poll, 55 percent said...
  • AOC, Beto and John McCain Dominate the News, and Donald Trump Wins Again

    03/20/2019 4:36:43 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 12 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) There had to be some drug he did not do. Now we know. –Irish Bob O’Rourke swears he’s never used LSD. And a worried nation breathes a sigh of relief. The biggest problem with this denial seems to be that it robs him of any excuse whatsoever for dressing like a goat, complete with mask, while playing in his punk band. Plus, it could have helped to explain some of those hand and arm gyrations. Oh, well. The Irishman from El Paso also swore that there is “nothing” in his past that...