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  • Fox News Pollster Braun Research Misrepresented Impeachment Poll: Analysis

    10/12/2019 7:23:34 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 33 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 10/12/2019 | Mary Kay Linge
    The poll released last week by Fox News that claimed most Americans favor the impeachment of President Trump underrepresented Republicans and Independents, The Post has found. The poll said 51% of voters were in favor of impeachment and removal from office, while 40% did not want him impeached. Princeton New Jersey pollster Braun Research, which conducted the survey, noted 48% of its respondents were Democrats. But the actual breakdown of party affiliation is 31% Democrat, 29% Republican, and 38% Independent, according to Gallup. A poll weighted for party affiliation would have concluded that 44.9% favored impeachment and 44.4% oppose it,...
  • Baltimore mayor who resigned after kickback scandal sells home for $75,000

    10/08/2019 7:23:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Property records show former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who resigned in May, has sold her Maryland home for less than half of its assessed value. The Baltimore Sun reports records show she sold one of her two Ashburton homes for $75,000 to Boaz Alternative Energy and Technologies LLC in July. Property records list the home’s assessed value as $187,700. Pugh resigned in May under pressure amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children’s books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. She’s still being investigated at the state...

    10/07/2019 2:11:48 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Glen Beck's channel ^ | 4/10/19 | Glen Beck
    Chalkboard on DNC Collusion, Joe Biden, Soros, Trump & More ..... Glenn explains EVERYTHING you need to know about the Ukraine scandal. And it goes MUCH further than Hunter and Joe Biden, and their involvement there. This timeline gives you all the facts and proof you need to show that there was DNC collusion, not collusion with President Trump, during the 2016 election. Democrats worked with Ukrainian officials to investigate "dirt" on Trump, and Glenn shows you EVERYTHING -- including how even George Soros is involved...
  • Trump wins the chyron war with Biden

    10/07/2019 1:17:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Politico ^ | October 3, 2019 | Michael Calderone
    President Donald Trump’s shocking request Thursday on the White House lawn that not only Ukraine, but also China, should investigate the Bidens, may have shown his open defiance of impeachment threats, but it also gave major air time to the innuendo the president and his allies have been trying to spread about Hunter Biden's links to a company funded by a Chinese investor. While the substance of news reports focused on the brazenness of the president’s publicly calling on foreign governments to investigate a rival, their headlines and chyrons often communicated a simpler message: “Trump: Ukraine & China Should Investigate...
  • Rep. Schiff: we would love to talk directly with whistleblower

    10/02/2019 11:12:07 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 54 replies
    MSNBC on Youtube ^ | 9/17/2019 | Staff
    House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff discusses confronting acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire about a whistleblower complaint... ...
  • Most Giuliani Mentions In Whistleblower Complaint Came From Public Statements, News

    10/02/2019 7:42:15 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 10/2/2019 | Rowan Scarborough
    The unidentified whistleblower at the CIA makes scores of references to Rudolph W Giuliani in the complaint against president Trump with most of the information coming from Mr. Giuliani's own public statements and news reports. Whistleblower complaint's typically contain inside information not known to investigators until they are tipped off. In the case of Mr. Trump's lawyer, who is a private citizen, congressional Democrats could have gathered most of the whistleblower's tidbits about Mr. Giuliani from the internet. ...
  • If This Is Trump’s Best Case, The Ukraine Scandal Is Looking Really Bad For Him

    09/26/2019 10:29:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 85 replies
    fivethirtyeight ^ | 09/25/2019 | Nate Silver
    Sometimes, when a news story is still unfolding in real time, we can’t do much better than to hazard a guess about how it will affect the polls. Of course, we can also not hazard a guess — that is, we can not say anything about it at all. But given that I wrote yesterday about public opinion surrounding the impeachment of President Trump, this is one time when I think it’s worth weighing in on the latest development; namely, the White House’s decision to release, on Wednesday, Trump’s reconstructed conversation (note: not a verbatim transcript) with Ukrainian president Volodymyr...
  • The Anti-Trump Whistleblower Story Looks Like Another Phony Scandal

    09/21/2019 7:23:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/21/2019 | Matt Margoils
    The so-called whistleblower "scandal" that the media is hyping up every which way has Democrats once again falling over each other to declare another "impeachable offense," despite having virtually no details of the conversation between Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky. But, like everything else that's been thrown at Trump, this appears to be another phony scandal. The Daily Wire's Ashe Schow reported Saturday that the whistleblower complaint "is nothing more than a rumor reported by someone in the intelligence community." In fact, CNN reported this fact, but buried it in an article: The whistleblower didn't have direct knowledge of...
  • Why Trump’s Ukraine scandal could backfire on Biden

    09/21/2019 1:54:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 21, 2019 | Marc Caputo, Natasha Korecki and Ben Schreckinger.
    An extended discussion about his son’s business dealings isn’t helpful to Biden’s electability argument. Joe Biden had a chance to excoriate Donald Trump on Friday after a blockbuster report detailed how the president pushed Ukrainian investigators to investigate Biden’s son. Instead, Biden was circumspect and measured in a comment to reporters. Only hours later, after Biden and his advisors weighed more facts and after Democrats renewed calls for impeaching Trump, did the former vice president’s campaign issue a broader and stronger statement. The time it took Biden to unleash his tougher comments – which stopped just short of urging impeachment...
  • President Trump did absolutely nothing wrong on Ukraine 'scandal'

    09/21/2019 12:47:46 PM PDT · by Redhook1985 · 10 replies
    Wayne Dupree ^ | 9/21/2019 | AC Young
    New reports from the fake news media suggest that President Trump may have asked the government of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden’s corrupt dealings, and the progressive globalist resistance is crying ‘impeachment.’ Au contraire. American patriots everywhere should be thanking President Trump. It’s about damn time the deep state oligarchs face consequences for self-dealing and other nefarious activity.
  • Can disgraced politicians get back in the game?

    09/04/2019 11:05:44 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 22 replies
    City & State NY ^ | 3 September 2019 | ZACH WILLIAMS
    Conventional wisdom dictates that taking bribes, frequenting prostitutes or shooting someone in broad daylight are good ways to end a political career. But in New York, a number of politicians forced out of office in the wake of a scandal have tried to get back in the game. Some run right away to avoid fading into obscurity, while others lie low to let things quiet down – or to serve out a prison sentence – before seeking office once again. These comeback candidates hold out hope that voters will give them a second chance – and every now and again,...
  • Byron York and Rep Doug Collins Discuss IG Report on James Comey Conduct

    08/30/2019 11:25:49 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 15 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | August 29, 2019 | sundance
    Byron York appears for an interview to discuss how FBI Director James Comey worked with his group of intelligence investigators on the January 6th operation against President-elect Trump. snip, vid link Additionally, Representative Doug Collins is interviewed by Brett Baier. Acccording to Collins, the inspector general’s report on fired FBI Director James Comey’s conduct is just one part of things that are still left to come. snip, vid link
  • Former Baltimore Mayor Pugh trying 'to put together a normal life' after book scandal, friends say

    08/16/2019 3:11:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Baltimore Sun via MSN ^ | 8/13/19 | Luke Broadwater
    BALTIMORE — Friends of former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh say her health has improved but that she’s continuing to keep a low public profile until the investigations concerning her self-published book deals are complete. **SNIP** Shortly after hiring Harrison, though, Pugh resigned amid intense public scrutiny over her sale of self-published children’s books to entities with business relationships with the city. The deals were revealed in a series of articles in The Baltimore Sun that began March 13. Pugh’s story shifted as she tried to account for the first deal to be disclosed, struck with the University of Maryland Medical...

    08/05/2019 9:48:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 80 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | August 2, 2019 | Deborah Weiss
    FBI is implicated in destroying evidence to benefit Clinton.. In breaking news, the American Center for Law and Justice or ACLJ (Jay Sekulow's organization, not related to his role as the President's attorney), has obtained actual copies of the immunity agreements pertaining to Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson in the Hillary email scandal. This was a stunning litigation win, hard-fought after years of litigation by the ACLJ attorneys, who were unable to extract the documents through the normal FOIA processes, due to a lack of cooperation by the government. In reviewing what the agreements uncovered, keep in mind that Cheryl...
  • Ghislaine Maxwell brought Bill Clinton to Jeffrey Epstein: report

    07/21/2019 6:25:30 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 111 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7/21/2019 | Bruce Golding
    Former President Bill Clinton’s connection to since-convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was established through British heiress and longtime Epstein pal Ghislaine Maxwell, who also became a friend of former first daughter Chelsea, according to a new report Sunday. Clinton’s family grew close with Maxwell after Clinton left office in early 2001, Politico reported. “The Clintons were relatively intimate with her,” a friend of Maxwell’s told the Web site. A person familiar with the relationship also described Maxwell as “the contact between Epstein and Clinton.” “She ended up being close to the family because she and Chelsea ended up becoming close,” the...
  • When Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein Were BFFs (BARF ALERT)

    07/20/2019 1:43:20 PM PDT · by libstripper · 18 replies
    The Bulwark ^ | July 18, 2019 | Barry Rubin
    n 2002, Donald Trump was a source for a New York magazine profile of Jefferey Epstein, who was denied bail on Thursday in New York. Epstein faces charges of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and the sex trafficking of underage girls—allegedly as young as 14. Seventeen years ago, Epstein was a secretive billionaire whom the magazine dubbed an “international moneyman of mystery.” Donald Trump, a less reclusive billionaire, gave insight into the character and personality of his friend, Epstein. “I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy,” Trump said at the time. “He’s a lot of fun to be with....
  • Howie Carr: Ted Kennedy never grasped magnitude of Chappaquiddick (50-Year anniversary alert)

    07/17/2019 8:46:50 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 67 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 16, 2019 | Howie Carr
    Ted Kennedy might have become president - Richard Nixon certainly thought the runt of the litter was going to be the Democrat nominee against him in 1972. But the Kennedys' dreams of a restoration of "Camelot" were shattered 50 years ago this week, as Teddy's mother's 1967 Delmont 88 Oldsmobile plunged off a small bridge on Chappaquiddick Island into a tidal pond, drowning Mary Jo Kopechne. Teddy killed the 28-year-old "girl," as he called her, and he was allowed to plead guilty to ... leaving the scene of an accident. Not vehicular homicide, or drunk driving, or reckless driving, or...
  • A Massive Hole in TSA Security [Weekly Update]

    07/12/2019 1:29:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 12, 2019 | Tom Fitton
    DHS Gives the ‘Red Carpet to Middle Eastern Airlines Obama’s Top Government Media Official Guilty of Stealing $40,000 DHS Gives the ‘Red Carpet to Middle Eastern Airlines Next time you’re waiting in your socks as your luggage is rifled through by security at the TSA checkpoint, you might reflect on how unchecked people and vehicles are getting through security in other parts of the airport. Our Corruption Chronicles blog exposes the disturbing facts. The massive agency created after 9/11 to protect the nation risks security at U.S. airports by letting airlines impose expedited measures to keep traffic flowing, according...
  • NPR falsely said it was President Trump not Donald Trump Jr. who questioned Kamala Harris's race

    06/30/2019 12:18:08 PM PDT · by themanthemyth2434 · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6-30-2019 | Brian Woodward
    NPR News Now Falsely Claims President Trump Tweeted About Kamala Harris’s Race this morning. However, It was actually Donald Trump Jr. who tweeted and then deleted a shared tweet by Ali Alexander making the odd claim that Kamala was "not an American Black."
  • Fairfax 'seriously' considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile

    06/23/2019 6:42:24 AM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/22/19 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is "seriously" mulling a run for the commonwealth's highest office and suggested that the multiple sexual misconduct allegations have helped raise his profile. **SNIP** Despite being accused of sexual assault by two women, however, Fairfax is convinced that the publicity will ultimately help him. “Many people a year ago would not have recognized me, now they really do,” Fairfax explained. “People come up to me at gas stations, they say, ‘Hey, we recognize you. We love you. We know what they are saying about you is false.’" In February, Scripps college associated professor Vanessa...