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  • Republicans Hired DNC’s Cyber-Firm CrowdStrike, Got Hacked in 2018

    12/04/2018 6:44:23 PM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/04/2018 | Luke Rosiak
    - The emails of four National Republican Congressional Committee senior officials were stolen in a hack that was detected in April 2018, according to Politico. - The NRCC had previously hired CrowdStrike, which allowed Democratic National Committee emails to be stolen even after the 2016 hack was detected. - Crowdstrike did not detect the NRCC breach — another vendor did.
  • Despite bitter family rivalry, Bush wanted Trump at his funeral

    12/02/2018 9:24:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Politico ^ | December 1, 2018 | DANIEL LIPPMAN
    When President Donald Trump didn’t attend Barbara Bush’s funeral earlier this year, it stoked chatter about a rivalry between the two powerful families who have a history of sniping at each other. The former first lady criticized Trump during the 2016 campaign for saying “terrible things” about women and the military, and was long displeased with Trump’s insults toward her husband and sons. But many of the family’s confidants said Saturday former President George H.W. Bush wished to put that all aside when it came to Trump attending his funeral. “If anybody at anytime knew anything about the 41st president...
  • Exclusive: Trump threatens government shutdown over border wall funding

    11/28/2018 4:06:51 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 38 replies
    Politico.com ^ | November 28, 2018 | Jake Sherman & Anna Parker
    n an interview with POLITICO, the president drew a red line in his funding fight with Democrats and said he doesn’t 'do anything … just for political gain.' For the past two years, congressional Republicans have persuaded President Donald Trump to delay the fight to fund his border wall, convincing him he would pay a steep political price for such a high-stakes legislative brawl. Trump is done waiting. Nine days ahead of a deadline that could trigger a partial government shutdown, with no solution in sight, the president told POLITICO in an Oval Office interview on Tuesday that he is...
  • Democrats Cave: Agree To Confirm 15 Trump Judges In Exchange For Recess

    10/12/2018 8:54:46 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 35 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/11/2018
    Senate Democrats accepted an offer Thursday from Senate Republicans to confirm 15 lifetime federal judges in exchange for the ability to go into recess through the midterms, allowing endangered Democrats to campaign. Some liberal activists are urging Democrats to show more fight after Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court; Markos Moulitsas of Daily Kos even said that Democrats “need a new Senate leader” after the agreement was struck.
  • Democrats going nuclear to rein in Trump's arms buildup

    11/24/2018 3:44:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Politico ^ | November 24, 2018 | Bryan Bender
    Control of the House will give them 'the power of no — the ability to block programs, cut funding, withhold agreement.' Democrats preparing to take over the House are aiming to roll back what they see as President Donald Trump's overly aggressive nuclear strategy. Their goals include eliminating money for Trump’s planned expansion of the U.S. atomic arsenal, including a new long-range ballistic missile and development of a smaller, battlefield nuclear bomb that critics say is more likely than a traditional nuke to be used in combat. They also want to stymie the administration's efforts to unravel arms control pacts...
  • Trump's dire climate report hands ammunition to Democrats

    11/23/2018 3:37:57 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 11/23/2018 02:27 PM EST Updated 11/23/2018 05:22 PM EST | MATT DAILY
    Federal scientists warned in a new report Friday that changes in the climate will disrupt the economies of every region in the country in the coming years, with costs threatening to reach hundreds of billions of dollars annually by the middle of this century. The message, echoing decades of sobering conclusions from the world's leading climate scientists, is at odds with President Donald Trump's repeated scoffing at the idea of global warming. And the administration chose to release it on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day and one of the slowest news days of the year. But despite the timing,...
  • Warning signs mount for Trump reelection bid

    11/23/2018 9:49:28 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies
    Pollutico ^ | 11/23/2018 08:09 AM EST | STEVEN SHEPARD
    ‘They haven’t gotten his job approval over 50 percent, like Reagan,’ says one GOP pollster. Donald Trump insists the GOP’s midterm election shellacking had nothing to do with him. Things will be different, he says, when his name is actually on the ballot in 2020. While it’s true that most presidents who see their party suffer major losses in their first midterm election get reelected anyway, Trump isn’t most presidents — and there are lots of blaring-red warning lights in this month’s election results for his bid for a second term. Unlike most of his predecessors, he’s been persistently unpopular,...
  • Why Im sick of Turkey

    11/23/2018 9:54:59 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 28 replies
    France News 7 ^ | 11-22-18 | Steven A. Cook
    I am already sick of Turkey.I suspect that many Americans feel this way, about the bird and the country. Yet a small group of Washington foreign policy hands — at State Department, at Pentagon and in congressional offices — continue to make the case for Turkey as a “strategically important” partner to the US. On paper, the country looks good: It sits at the center of many of Americas most pressing foreign policy concerns, it is a member of NATO, it's stable, and it can offer foreign partners access to its airbases and intelligence cooperation. I used to think of...
  • Sherrod Brown sets his sights on Trump in 2020

    11/23/2018 10:21:24 AM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | November 23, 2018 | Elana Schor
    Democrat Sherrod Brown just won reelection resoundingly in a Trump state running on Trump’s issues — taking a hard line on trade and helping blue-collar workers. Now the Ohio senator is talking increasingly like he’s prepared to take on the president himself.
  • Swalwell 2020: Nuking Gun Owners For Peace

    11/17/2018 5:05:45 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 7 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) Hey, who is Marianne Williamson? – I honestly have no idea who this person is, but the newsfakers at Politico think it is news that a person named Marianne Williamson is running for the Democrat Party’s presidential nomination in 2020. According to Politico, she is a “spiritualist” – whatever that means – who ran an independent campaign for a California congressional seat in 2014, and failed. That race was won by Ted Lieu, one of the most despicable Democrats in today’s congress, so maybe we should be wishing she had won instead....
  • Ocasio-Cortez gets in closed-door fight with veteran lawmaker over climate change

    11/16/2018 5:07:06 AM PST · by Libloather · 67 replies
    Politico via MSN ^ | 11/15/18 | Anthony Adragna, Zack Colman, John Bresnahan
    **SNIP** Watching it all from the sidelines was Pelosi, who has already called for reinstatement of the select panel that she first set more than a decade ago. Ocasio-Cortez has praised Pelosi for reinstating the special committee, even though she wants it to have far broader authority to craft legislation remaking the U.S. energy grid. “We need to act on climate change NOW w/ a *fossil fuel $-free* Select Committee *with a mandate* to draft a Green New Deal,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted earlier Thursday. “It’s our best chance to beat the clock.” Pallone declined to comment on what happened during the...
  • Monica Lewinsky: I would apologize to Hillary Clinton again

    11/13/2018 3:46:12 PM PST · by simpson96 · 54 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/13/2018 | Jesus Rodriguez
    Monica Lewinsky says she would again apologize to former first lady Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, over the 1998 sex scandal that embroiled the White House and led to former President Bill Clinton's impeachment. Lewinsky, who has become an activist for women's rights and part of the #MeToo movement, wrote in a personal essay that 20 years later, amid the public reckoning over sexual harassment and gender-based power dynamics facing the United States, that she has chosen to again discuss her relationship with Bill Clinton while he was married. "My first public words after the scandal ... were...
  • [Rep] Swalwell [- D CA] to mount presidential run: report

    11/09/2018 7:50:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 41 replies
    The HIll ^ | November 8, 2018 | Max Greenwood
    Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) is mounting a run for the White House, according to a Politico report, making him one of the first Democrats to challenge President Trump in 2020. An aide to Swalwell declined to confirm the Politico report, but noted that the three-term congressman has raised the prospect of a presidential bid in interviews and television appearances for months.
  • Democrats traumatized by 2016 are having pre-midterms nightmares

    11/04/2018 11:29:39 PM PST · by MNDude · 18 replies
    Despite forecasts of a Democratic House takeover, liberals grappling with 'PTSD' are braced for another surprise election disaster. On the eve of the midterms, President Donald Trump’s approval is falling, young voters are energized, and Republicans look poised to lose their House majority. It’s enough to make Democrats nervous, miserable wrecks.
  • Democrats traumatized by 2016 are having pre-midterms nightmares

    11/04/2018 9:31:27 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | 11-04-2018 | Ben Schreckinger
    On the eve of the midterms, President Donald Trump’s approval is falling, young voters are energized, and Republicans look poised to lose their House majority. It’s enough to make Democrats nervous, miserable wrecks. Haunted by memories of 2016, liberals around the country are riven with anxiety in the campaign’s homestretch. They’re suspicious of favorable polls and making election night contingency plans in case their worst fears come true. Some report literal nightmares about a Democratic wipeout. “We're kind of just in the bed-wetting phase now," said Democratic pollster John Anzalone, a Hillary Clinton campaign alumnus who spent election night 2016...
  • DID OBAMA TIP OFF IRAN TO ISRAELI PLAN TO TAKE OUT WORLD'S PREMIER TERRORIST?

    01/12/2018 4:13:11 AM PST · by SJackson · 35 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 12, 2018 | Ari Lieberman
    A Kuwaiti paper reveals another monstrous Obama betrayal. We thought the Obama administration could stoop no lower when it was revealed that the administration transferred $1.7 billion in untraceable cash to the Islamic Republic as ransom for the release of four Americans hostages they were holding. We were wrong. In its twilight weeks, the administration gave its consent to allow the Iranians to receive 116 metric tons of natural uranium from Russia as compensation for its export of tons of reactor coolant. According to experts familiar with the transaction, the uranium could be enriched to weapons-grade sufficient for the production...
  • Democrat Harry Reid: Migrants – Not Americans – Are the ‘Lifeblood’ of America

    10/31/2018 1:29:37 PM PDT · by davikkm · 40 replies
    breitbart ^ | NEIL MUNRO
    Migrants are the “lifeblood” of America, not Americans and their children, says former top Democrat Sen. Harry Reid. “Immigrants are the lifeblood of our nation,” Reid said, ignoring the 4 million Americans who turn 18 this year in a homeland with 260 million Americans, 34 million legal immigrants and at least 11 million illegal migrants. Migrants, he said, “are our power and our strength.” Reid made the claim as he tried to slam President Donald Trump’s call on Oct. for a reform of the birthright citizenship rules. Reid led the Senate Democrats until 2016. His elevation of migrants above Americans...
  • (Harry) Reid fires back at Trump over birthright citizenship stance (caught eating his words)

    10/31/2018 5:34:23 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 28 replies
    Politico (Barf Alert) ^ | 10/31/2018 12:55 PM EDT Updated 10/31/2018 04:00 PM EDT | BURGESS EVERETT
    Harry Reid on Wednesday said Donald Trump is "profoundly wrong" after the president quoted his 1993 position on revoking birthright citizenship in perhaps his harshest criticism of the president since leaving office... "... I(Harry) made a mistake" by proposing a bill to remove birthright citizenship from immigrants who entered the country illegally. In a speech on the Senate floor 25 years ago, Reid said "no sane country" would offer a "reward for being an illegal immigrant." Referring to that speech, Trump said Reid was correct "before he and the Democrats went insane and started with the Open Borders (which brings...
  • Legal Expert: Mueller Already Subpoenaed Trump? Yeah, That’s Completely ‘Bogus’

    10/31/2018 4:49:56 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies
    Law and Crime ^ | 12:48 pm, October 31st, 2018 | Matt Naham
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller has subpoenaed President Donald Trump — just kidding, that’s not true, to the best of anyone’s knowledge. But that’s what you might have come away believing if you were drawn into the analysis piece Politico published on Wednesday. Former federal prosecutor Nelson W. Cunningham‘s analysis would eventually be featured at the very top of the influential Drudge Report Wednesday morning. Needless to say, this resulted in some pretty swift responses from legal observers. Cunningham rightly noted that there have been some odd things going on lately, focusing on an anonymous grand jury witness and the break-neck...
  • GQ columnist apologizes for claim Trump radicalized 'more people than ISIS ever did'

    10/29/2018 6:03:25 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/29/18 | Joe Concha
    GQ columnist Julia Ioffe is apologizing after claiming that President Trump "has radicalized so many more people than ISIS ever did" during a segment on CNN’s “The Lead.” The commentary comes two days after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead, which prompted Ioffe to blame the president in a controversial tweet. "And a word to my fellow American Jews: This president makes this possible," Ioffe wrote shortly after the shooting on Saturday. "Here. Where you live. I hope the embassy move over there [in Israel], where you don’t live was worth it." On Monday,...