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  • Former election commissioner: Cohen and Trump didn't violate campaign finance law

    12/12/2018 11:02:51 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/12/18 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    Trump-haters hoping the president’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, will provide the evidence needed to impeach the president and perhaps even “lock him up” are likely headed for a bitter disappointment. The Cohen guilty pleas are likely irrelevant to the fate of President Trump. That’s because in my judgment – as someone who served for two years as a member of the Federal Election Commission – the campaign finance law violations Cohen pleaded guilty to committing, allegedly at Donald Trump’s direction, aren’t really violations. If I’m right – that is, if Cohen didn’t really violate campaign finance law, despite his...
  • Fox News Poll: President Trump ends year two with 46 percent job approval

    12/12/2018 6:44:06 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 72 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 12/12/18 | Dana Blanton
    Donald Trump continues to suffer from upside-down job ratings as his second year as president winds down. In addition, views of the economy remain divided, voters feel the administration’s economic policies have not helped them -- and fewer are optimistic about future economic conditions than two years ago, according to the latest Fox News poll. Forty-five percent of voters think the economy will be in better shape a year from now, down from 56 percent who felt that way in December 2016. Although the question has been asked at irregular intervals on the Fox News poll over the past 20...
  • Trump calls Michael Cohen payouts 'private transaction,’ denies campaign contributions (trunc.)

    12/10/2018 6:25:13 AM PST · by libstripper · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 12, 2018 | Edmjnd DeMarche
    President Trump on Monday denied the hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal in the weeks leading up to the 2016 election were campaign contributions, instead calling them a "simple private transaction.” “So now the Dems go to a simple private transaction, wrongly call it a campaign contribution,” Trump tweeted.
  • Trump calls Cohen payouts a ‘simple private transaction,’ denies they were campaign contributions

    12/10/2018 7:14:43 AM PST · by ETL · 37 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Dec 10, 2018 | Edmund DeMarche | Fox News
    President Trump on Monday denied the hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal in the weeks leading up to the 2016 election were campaign contributions, instead calling them a "simple private transaction.” “So now the Dems go to a simple private transaction, wrongly call it a campaign contribution,” Trump tweeted. Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer, recently admitted in a plea deal to violating federal campaign finance laws by arranging payments to Daniels and McDougal on Trump's behalf, according to the plea. Prosecutors on Friday released a sentencing memo calling for Cohen to a “substantial term...
  • Roger Waters' Plea Prompts Pink Floyd Tribute Band to Cancel Its Gigs in Israel

    12/09/2018 8:05:38 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 31 replies
    Sputnik ^ | Dec. 9, 2018 | Staff
    Last month, a Jewish organisation in Argentina launched a petition urging people across the region to boycott Roger Waters concerts and calling the former Pink Floyd leader "one of the great anti-Semites of our time". Three gigs by UK Pink Floyd Experience, a tribute band dedicated to covering the music of the British rockers, have been cancelled after former lead singer of Pink Floyd Roger Waters urged the musicians not to perform in Israel "in the name of everything human". In a message published on his Facebook page, Waters said, in particular, that he is "aghast to see" that UK...
  • A Family of Secrets

    12/08/2018 4:39:57 AM PST · by stratous · 11 replies
    Who What Were.com ^ | Dec 7 2018 | Jeff Schechtman
    While President Donald Trump has used truculence, bluster, populism, and manufactured division to hide the true nature of his agenda, George Herbert Walker Bush used manners, civility, and grace to hide the truth of his and his family’s agenda. Both are very similar in their objectives. Both have enabled the continued transfer of wealth to the upper echelons of society. Both have sought to protect the interests of corporations and rich friends. But as we witnessed this week, Bush and the Bush family were far more effective with honey than with vinegar. To wrap up this week of seemingly non-stop...
  • Drudge redirects to attack sites

    12/07/2018 11:12:25 AM PST · by steveo · 43 replies
    My computer | 12/07/18 | steveo
    For the two to three days when I read Drudge I get redirected to various attack sites that are blocked by my Trend Microvirus. I informed the site but of course no answer. It happens on his insistence to reload the page every 90 seconds.
  • Fox’s Napolitano walks back claim that Trump Jr. thinks he’ll be indicted by Mueller

    12/06/2018 1:38:29 PM PST · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | Justin Wise
    Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday walked back a previous statement in which he said Donald Trump Jr. expects to be indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller. "You know I did say that, and I basically was repeating what had already been out there," Napolitano said on "Fox & Friends." "I since have heard from [him], and he says he never said it. And it was an inaccurate statement." "I take him at his word," he added. The comment comes just a day after Napolitano said on the Sirius XM radio show of ABC News chief legal analyst...
  • Tucker Carlson says Trump is ‘not capable’ and hasn’t kept his promises

    12/06/2018 2:14:58 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 403 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | December 6, 2018 | Deanna Paul
    Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson set straight any misinformation concerning his views on President Trump: “I don’t think he’s capable,” he said during an interview on Tuesday. Urs Gehriger, an editor at “Die Weltwoche,” the country’s leading German-language opinion weekly, noted that Carlson’s new book, “Ship of Fools,” is silent on Trump but comments on his critics. And so, Gehriger jump-started the conversation by asking what Carlson thought of Trump’s first two years in office. Carlson said he cannot stand Trump’s self-aggrandizement and boasting. Then, when asked whether Trump has kept his promises, the usually quick-witted and long-winded Carlson...
  • Judge Napolitano: I Expect Donald Trump Jr. to Be Indicted

    12/05/2018 3:21:55 PM PST · by detective · 98 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Dec 2018 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on SiriusXM’s “The Dan Abrams Show,” Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said he thinks Donald Trump, Jr. will be indicted as a result of special counsel Robert Muller’s investigation. In discussing the sentencing document filed yesterday by Mueller’s office on Michael Flynn, Napolitano said, “The President himself should be extremely uncomfortable about this. Not for his son or son-in-law as much as for himself.” When Abrams asked if he thinks Trump’s “inner circle” will be indicted, Napolitano said, “Yes.”
  • Fate of The Weekly Standard is uncertain, editor tells staff

    12/04/2018 4:36:22 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | December 4th 2018 | Oliver Darcy
    The fate of The Weekly Standard, the conservative magazine that has staked out a position as a publication on the right still critical of President Donald Trump, is uncertain, Editor-in-Chief Stephen Hayes told staff in a series of phone calls Tuesday, according to two people familiar with the matter. The magazine's precarious position comes after its leadership spent months searching for a buyer, the people told CNN. The people explained that The Weekly Standard's leadership had butted heads with MediaDC, the current publisher of the magazine, and that the two parties had agreed to allow Hayes to search for a...
  • Fate of The Weekly Standard is uncertain, editor tells staff

    12/04/2018 2:33:43 PM PST · by Mariner · 70 replies
    CNN ^ | December 4th, 2018 | By Oliver Darcy
    New York (CNN Business)The fate of The Weekly Standard, the conservative magazine that has staked out a position as a publication on the right still critical of President Donald Trump, is uncertain, Editor-in-Chief Stephen Hayes told staff in a series of phone calls Tuesday, according to two people familiar with the matter. The magazine's precarious position comes after its leadership spent months searching for a buyer, the people told CNN. The people explained that The Weekly Standard's leadership had butted heads with MediaDC, the current parent company of the magazine, and that the two parties had agreed to allow Hayes...
  • TheBlaze and CRTV Merge to Create Conservative Media Powerhouse (Exclusive)

    12/03/2018 12:47:29 AM PST · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8:00 PM PST 12/2/2018 b | Paul Bond
    The homes of Glenn Beck and Mark Levin are combining to create Blaze Media, which insiders say will reach 165 million people via television, digital platforms and social media. Glenn Beck and Mark Levin are teaming up by merging TheBlaze and CRTV to create a conservative-media entity dubbed Blaze Media, which they say will reach 165 million people via television, digital platforms and social media. Beck and Levin are set to officially announce what they are calling a merger of equals on Monday, but Beck tells The Hollywood Reporter that the move could be just a next step at building...
  • US takes another hit on biofuel blending mandates

    12/02/2018 1:56:33 PM PST · by rktman · 43 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 12/2/2018 | Jazz Shaw
    We knew (or at least feared) that this was coming, but Friday saw the finalization of the new biofuels – specifically ethanol – blending requirements for 2019 and 2020. And true to the promises that President Trump made to Iowa politicians, we did not see any significant reductions in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) mandates. In fact, they went up, much the same as under Obama’s EPA. (EPA website)
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu should be charged with bribery-police

    12/02/2018 5:59:34 AM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/2/2018 | BBC
    Israeli police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for alleged bribery and fraud. They are suspected of awarding regulatory favors to the Bezeq telecom firm in return for positive media coverage. Mr. Netanyahu rejected the allegations in what is known as Case 4000. The Israeli attorney-general will now have to decide whether to bring charges in the case. In February, police recommended indicting Mr. Netanyahu in two other corruption investigations......
  • Megyn Kelly looks glum in New York and more star snaps

    11/29/2018 2:54:19 PM PST · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | November 29, 2018
    November 29, 2018 Megyn Kelly looks glum as she leaves her apartment in New York.
  • How President Trump is Undermining US Oil Producers

    11/27/2018 8:46:02 AM PST · by con-surf-ative · 42 replies
    OilPrice.com ^ | Nov. 26, 2018 | Robert Rapier
    President Trump recently took credit for the plunge in oil prices since early October. As I noted in a recent article, it’s true that the President’s actions have contributed to the drop in oil prices, but at a cost that has been largely ignored. This week the President decided to share the credit for lower oil prices on Twitter: (tweet omitted) President Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for low oil prices. How President Trump Affected Oil Prices. Let’s review. The trade war with China resulted in China halting imports of U.S. oil. Prior to that, U.S. oil producers had been shipping...
  • Senate defies Trump and votes to punish Saudis for Khashoggi slaying

    11/28/2018 9:47:55 PM PST · by Innovative · 38 replies
    LATimes ^ | Nov. 28,l 2018 | AP
    Defying President Trump, senators sent a strong signal Wednesday they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Senate voted 63 to 37 to move forward with legislation calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The vote was a rebuke not only to Saudi Arabia but to the Trump administration, which has been clear it does not want to torpedo the long-standing U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia over the killing.
  • Levin: If Trump doesn’t run in 2020, he should ‘pardon everybody involved’ in Mueller’s probe

    11/28/2018 9:47:09 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 46 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 11-28-2018 | Chris Pandolpho
    Wednesday on the radio, LevinTV host Mark Levin suggested that if President Donald Trump decides not to run for re-election in 2020, he should pardon every one of special counsel Robert Mueller’s targets. “This Mueller investigation is one of the greatest abuses of power in modern American history,” Levin said.
  • 'Murphy Brown,' 'Happy Together' to End After Initial Orders on CBS

    11/28/2018 9:40:20 AM PST · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    THR ^ | November 28, 2018 | Lesley Goldberg
    For Murphy Brown, the rebooted series was always intended to be a closed-ended order of 13 episodes. The multicamera comedy, featuring the return of star Candice Bergen and from original creator Diane English, has underperformed (6.2 million total viewers and a 0.9 in the key 18-49 demo) in its prime Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. slot and remains in consideration for a renewal. Fellow multicamera comedy Fam, starring Nina Dobrev and Tone Bell — which has already changed showrunners — will take over Murphy Brown's slot starting Thursday, Jan. 10.