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  • Senators aim to limit Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany

    07/01/2020 11:04:53 PM PDT · by robowombat · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/29/20 03:19 PM EDT | JORDAIN CARNEY
    Senators aim to limit Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany BY JORDAIN CARNEY - 06/29/20 03:19 PM EDT A bipartisan group of senators is trying to place limits on President Trump's ability to remove troops from Germany unless the administration is able to meet a slew of requirements. The proposal, spearheaded by Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), would prohibit the administration from reducing the number of active-duty troops in Germany below 34,500 unless the Pentagon can certify to Congress that it is in the national security interest of the United States and would not negatively undermine European alliances or NATO....
  • Utah republicans pick former Raiders safety as nominee in possible House pick-up

    07/01/2020 2:19:24 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 25 replies
    Oraville Mercury Register ^ | 7/1/2020 | CNN Wire Service
    Utah Democrat Ben McAdams narrowly won his congressional seat in 2018 and Republicans hope to make him a one-term member. And on Tuesday, the party picked their nominee: Former NFL player Burgess Owens, a Fox News commentator who raised the most money of all his Republican rivals headed into the primary. Owens, who played a decade in the NFL as safety for the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders, bested state Rep. Kim Coleman to win the nomination. Trump carried Utah’s 4th Congressional District by 7 points in 2016. And while McAdams won in 2018, his win was narrow, leading...
  • Provo Police arrest two people after Monday’s shooting at protest

    07/01/2020 8:47:24 AM PDT · by reintarnation · 18 replies
    The Daily Universe ^ | June 30, 2020 | Lisi Merkley
    The Provo Police Department announced two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting at Monday’s protest in Provo.
  • Ex-NFL star Burgess Owens wins Utah GOP House primary: report

    07/01/2020 2:31:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 01 2020 | Dom Calicchio
    A former NFL safety took a big step Tuesday night toward a whole new career. Burgess Owens, who played from 1973-1982 for the New York Jets and the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders, won Utah’s Republican primary for a U.S. House seat, according to The Associated Press. Owens, 68, who played college football at the University of Miami, was leading in the 4th Congressional District race by nearly 20 percent over the next candidate, FOX 13 of Salt Lake City reported.
  • Gunman shot driver, then hid weapon and continued to protest, Provo police say

    06/30/2020 5:52:55 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 19 replies
    https://www.deseret.com ^ | Jun 30, 2020, 1:03pm | By Pat Reavy
    PROVO — Provo police have confirmed that one person was shot during a protest Monday night near the police department. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counterprotest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King.
  • Zoomed In And Slowed Down Video Shows The Antifa Terrorist Who Shot A Driver In Utah As He Tries To Flee The Rioters

    06/30/2020 4:08:19 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 46 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 06.30.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    Provo police are searching for a man who shot the driver of an SUV that sped through a crowd of protesters Monday night. The man, drove himself to Utah Valley Hospital, according to police. A group protesting police brutality had gathered at the intersection of University Avenue and Center Street on Monday evening. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counter-protest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King. The victim was driving...
  • Man Shot After Protester Fires Handgun Into SUV During Utah BLM Protest

    06/30/2020 1:44:18 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 86 replies
    Deseret News ^ | June 30, 2020 | Pat Reavy
    Provo police have confirmed that one person was shot during a protest Monday night near the police department. The victim, a 60-year-old Provo resident, remained hospitalized Tuesday but was “stable,” according to police. The man was not part of the protest or counter-protest that had been going on, but was just driving in the area, said Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King.
  • Police Investigating Reports Of Shots Fired At Protest In Provo

    06/30/2020 10:49:10 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 23 replies
    KSL TV ^ | 6/30/20
    ROVO, Utah – Demonstrations in downtown Provo on Monday boiled over into an incident that is now under investigation, police said. Authorities responded to a report of shots fired when pro-police demonstrators arrived at a protest calling for justice in the deaths of Bernardo Placios-Carbajal, George Floyd and others. At one point, protesters began to block an SUV at an intersection. The vehicle then reported revved its engine and drove forward. One protester said she was struck. At the same time, two pops were heard, which police said they are now investigating as possible gunshots. It began as a fairly...
  • The Corporate Media Finally Have A Working Plan To Beat Trump

    06/30/2020 7:22:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 30, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Despite their roots in reality, there is no doubt that these crises -- and the White House and Senate's attempts to tackle them -- would be reported differently if Hillary Clinton were president. It took more than five years, but the corporate media finally have the tools and strategy to successfully defeat President Donald Trump.The corporate media have these, mind you, despite the Democratic Party, whose foibles, stumbles, and misfires over those same five years have only complicated efforts, kicking off with a disastrous 2016 defeat and eventually culminating in a near-invisible and increasingly senile presidential candidate stumbling through a...
  • Senators Rand Paul, King, Crapo and Lee Reintroduce FAIR Act to Reform Civil Asset Forfeiture Process

    06/26/2020 10:48:41 AM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    US Senate ^ | June 25 | Rand Paul
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Angus King (I-ME), Mike Crapo (R-ID), and Mike Lee (R-UT) reintroduced the bipartisan Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration (FAIR) Act, S. 4074, to protect property owners’ rights, defend innocent Americans, and restore the Fifth Amendment’s role in civil forfeiture proceedings. “The federal government has made it far too easy for government agencies to take and profit from the property of those who have not been convicted of a crime. The FAIR Act will uphold the Fifth Amendment and ensure government agencies no longer profit from taking American citizens’ property without due process....
  • GOP rallies around Trump after firing of Manhattan US attorney

    06/22/2020 11:54:23 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/22/20 08:05 PM EDT | ALEXANDER BOLTON
    GOP rallies around Trump after firing of Manhattan US attorney BY ALEXANDER BOLTON - 06/22/20 08:05 PM EDT — GOP rallies around Trump after firing of Manhattan US attorney Senate Republicans on Monday largely defended President Trump following his controversial decision this week to fire Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) said Trump was within his right to fire Berman, who was involved in a number of politically sensitive investigations that touched on Trump and his advisers. “It’s kind of like previous firings, I would say,” Thune said....
  • Kerik: “I just listened to SenMikeLee on FoxNews ShannonBream say the people tearing down statues have a valid grievance. REALLY?”

    06/22/2020 9:00:31 PM PDT · by rintintin · 92 replies
    Bernard B. Kerik Twitter ^ | June 22 2020 | Bernard B. Kerik
    “ I just listened to @SenMikeLee on @Foxnews @ShannonBream say that the people tearing down statues have a valid grievance. REALLY? What’s the grievance? What justifies arson, lawlessness, looting? Stop cowering to thugs!”
  • Former NFL Player Burgess Owens on Kaepernick: ‘We’re Looking at Approving Affirmative Action for a Marxist

    06/22/2020 12:08:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 22 2020 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Former New York Jets safety Burgess Owens recently slammed the NFL for looking to implement “affirmative action for a Marxist,” by encouraging teams to sign Colin Kaepernick. As a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Kaepernick prominently started protesting against the country during the playing of the national anthem in 2016 but found himself left unsigned by any NFL team the following year when he turned free agent. Despite not playing since 2017, this year, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has begun saying that the NFL needs to work with Kaepernick to guide the league’s spending on social justice issues. On...
  • Mitt Romney says it's clear that fellow GOP senator's Hunter Biden probe is politically motivated

    06/17/2020 12:10:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 92 replies
    The Week ^ | June 15, 2020
    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) considers himself "a straight shooter" who "calls them as I see them." That's why he says he's leading an investigation into former Obama officials for allegedly unfairly targeting President Trump and his associates during the presidential transition period in 2016, as well as a probe into Hunter Biden's time on the board of Ukrainian gas company Burisma, which faces corruption allegations. -------------- Romney, who sits on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs which Johnson leads, did vote for his fellow senator's subpoena authorizations targeting former Obama officials. But he declined to say if...
  • GOP senators break with Trump over transgender troop ban

    07/26/2017 10:39:55 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 184 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/26/2017 | John Bowden
    Multiple Republican senators broke with President Trump on Wednesday after he announced on Twitter than transgender troops would be banned from serving in the military. In separate statements, GOP Sens. John McCain (Ariz.), Joni Ernst (Iowa), Richard Shelby (Ala.), and Orrin Hatch (Utah) all criticized Trump for his decision that Obama-era rules allowing transgender troops to serve would be reversed. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, ripped the call and said that Trump shouldn't be making policy announcements via tweet. “The President’s tweet this morning regarding transgender Americans in the military is yet another example of why major...
  • Tucker Carlson Highlights Google’s Ideological Control and Congressional Inaction…

    06/16/2020 7:44:55 PM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 6/16/2020 | SUNDANCE
    In his opening monologue today Fox host Tucker Carlson took on the subject of Google and their control over 70% of all on-line advertising revenue. Within the very accurate segment, Carlson noted that Utah Senator Mike Lee is in charge of the antitrust subcommittee and yet does nothing, absolutely nothing, to stop the authoritarian demonetization and deplatforming action carried out through the monopoly Google holds. No single issue will do more damage to the reelection efforts of President Trump than allowing Google to carry out their political agenda. However, that accepted, that’s also the motive for the Senate and DOJ...
  • Sean Davis: Federalist Comments Section Will Return, Looks Like NBC Partnered with Left-Wing Group to ‘Use Google to Go After Us’

    06/16/2020 6:50:16 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jun 2020 | Ian Hanchett
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” the Federalist Co-Founder Sean Davis stated that the Federalist never got any notice from Google over the threatened demonetizing of the site, it appears NBC “partnered with a foreign left-wing group in Europe to go after us and to use Google to go after us.” And vowed that the site’s comments section will return. Davis said, “We never got any formal notice from Google. We never got any notice from their ad team. We learned about this from NBC News, from the reporter, Ms. Fraser, who emailed a general...
  • Mitt Romney’s former Utah mountain retreat seeks $15.5 million

    06/09/2020 5:19:36 PM PDT · by rintintin · 69 replies
    LA Times ^ | April 3 2020 | By JACK FLEMMING
    Mitt Romney’s former mountain estate — which the senator sold for about $5 million in 2009 shortly after an unsuccessful presidential campaign — has surfaced for sale at $15.5 million. Perched in the hills of Park City, Utah, the 16.5-acre property is tucked among forests of spruce, aspen and oak trees overlooking the Deer Valley ski resort. The sellers are artist and race car driver Hal Prewitt and his wife, Corinne, who’ve owned the home for 11 years. The snowy retreat centers on a log cabin-style mansion of more than 12,000 square feet. Across four stories sprawling down the hillside,...
  • Will Mitt Romney fulfill a Mormon ‘prophecy’ and save the Constitution?

    06/08/2020 7:42:31 PM PDT · by Free2BeMe · 57 replies
    LA Times ^ | 10/29/2019 | Judith Freeman
    Mitt Romney’s father, George, said in 1967, when he was a U.S. presidential candidate, that “the question of whether we are going to proceed on the basis of the Constitution would arise and at this point government leaders who were Mormons would be involved in answering the question.” Mitt Romney must be thinking about Mormons and threads at this extremely dangerous moment in our country’s history. I don’t see how he could help it. The White Horse Prophecy is not the sort of thing you forget, even if, like me, you have long since left the faith. Romney, after all,...
  • Romney says he wants to be part of change between black voters and GOP

    06/08/2020 4:41:47 PM PDT · by Stravinsky · 92 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 8, 2020 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Monday said his party has “an embarrassingly small share of African American votes” and would like to change that, one day after he marched in a protest in Washington. Romney said he is working with several Republican colleagues on legislation to “make some changes to the way we do our policing” in an effort to crack down on aberrant officers who violate civil rights or use excessive force against people of certain races. But Romney said he didn’t march for the cause Sunday because of politics but because he felt it was his moral duty...