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  • James Comey warns Trump: The American people will 'soon' be able to judge... [blah, blah]

    03/17/2018 4:50:28 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 94 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 17, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Former FBI Director James Comey shot a message at President Trump after his former deputy Andrew McCabe was fired, warning that "the American people will hear my story very soon," "And they can judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not," he added in a terse tweet. Comey has a book coming out next month and a planned media tour to go along with it.
  • Ex CIA chief John Brennan to Trump: ‘America will Triumph over You’

    03/17/2018 10:33:34 AM PDT · by sam_whiskey · 195 replies
    USA Today ^ | 3-17-18 | Sean Rossman
    <p>The former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, in a venomous tweet Saturday, accused President Trump of political corruption and warned, "America will triumph over you."</p> <p>John Brennan's biting two-sentence statement came in response to a Friday evening tweet in which the president celebrated the ouster of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. "When the full extent of your venality, moral turpitude, and political corruption becomes known, you will take your rightful place as a disgraced demagogue in the dustbin of history," he wrote. "You may scapegoat Andy McCabe, but will not destroy America... America will triumph over you."</p>
  • Trump's Personal Lawyer Calls for an End to Russia Probe After McCabe Firing

    03/17/2018 8:48:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | March 17, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    President Donald J. Trump's personal attorney, John Dowd, called for an end to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion and interference between Russian operatives and the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election. “I pray that Acting Attorney General Rosenstein will follow the brilliant and courageous example of the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and bring an end to alleged Russia Collusion investigation manufactured by McCabe’s boss James Comey based upon a fraudulent and corrupt Dossier,” Dowd said in a statement given to Fox News. “Just end it on the merits in light of...
  • Russia spy poisoning: 23 UK diplomats expelled from Moscow

    03/17/2018 5:36:00 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    BBC News ^ | 3/17/2018 | BBC
    Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats amid tensions over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in the UK. The Russian foreign ministry said staff from the UK's Moscow embassy would be expelled within a week. It also said it would close the British Council in Russia, which promotes cultural ties between the nations, and the British Consulate in St. Petersburg. The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats.........
  • You’re Fired: Deputy FBI Director McCabe Axed Hours Before Retirement

    03/17/2018 5:16:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 87 replies ^ | March 16, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    It’s over. Former Deputy Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe has been fired from the bureau. The announcement occurred a little after 10 P.M. The move comes around two days prior to McCabe receiving his hefty pension package. That is now in doubt, though The Washington Post said McCabe could file a lawsuit to receive full benefits. He spoke with FBI officials for four hours this week to ensure he wasn’t terminated before his pre-determined retirement. McCabe was forced out of his position at the FBI in January, but he wasn't fired. He was put on something called "terminal leave,"...
  • McCabe: Trump wants to destroy me to stop Mueller probe

    03/17/2018 4:21:36 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 188 replies
    NBC News ^ | 16 Mar 18 | Gregg Birnbaum
    Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was fired late Friday night by Attorney General Jeff Sessions two days before becoming eligible for full pension benefits, said in an extraordinary statement that he was targeted because President Donald Trump wants to destroy him as part of his "war" against special counsel Robert Mueller. "This attack on my credibility is one part of a larger effort not just to slander me personally, but to taint the FBI, law enforcement and intelligence professionals more generally," McCabe said in a statement released shortly after Sessions announced his decision. "It is part of this...
  • Trump Readies Sweeping Tariffs and Investment Restrictions on China

    03/16/2018 12:12:00 PM PDT · by NRx · 83 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03-16-2018 | ANA SWANSON
    WASHINGTON — The dust has yet to settle on President Trump’s decision to impose sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, but the White House is preparing another major trade measure, this time aimed squarely at China. Mr. Trump and his top trade advisers are readying a raft of actions to penalize China’s theft of American intellectual property, including tariffs on at least $30 billion of annual Chinese imports, people familiar with the discussions said. The measures, which could be announced as early as next week, may also include investment restrictions, caps on visas for Chinese researchers and challenges to...
  • BREAKING: Several Dead After 950-Ton Pedestrian Bridge Collapses At Florida International University

    03/15/2018 3:29:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 133 replies ^ | March 15, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    UPDATE: Thanks to our friends at Twitchy, there are some people who think this horrific bridge collapse is Trump’s fault—and that he should be impeached for it Brand new unopened Pedestrian Bridge collapses in Miami. The era of Trump is turning America into a corrupt 3rd World country. Florida needs to be run by Democrats, the Republicans just make up their own versions of reality. #TheResistance— james johnson (@jimmyhawk9) March 15, 2018 Horrible tragedy in Florida. Bridge collapse. I don't know what regulations were followed or not followed. Way to early to say what happened here. I can say...
  • PETER THIEL: If Trump runs again, he will be re-elected

    03/15/2018 12:21:04 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 61 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | march 15, 2018 | Julia La Roche
    Billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel predicts that Donald Trump will get a second term in 2020. “I think that if he runs again, he will get re-elected,” Thiel said at an event hosted by the Economic Club of New York on Thursday. Thiel also expects that it’s “probably the case” that the Democrats will do “quite well” in the midterm elections this fall. “The question about 2020 is a much trickier one,” Thiel said. “It’s really one of — is there anything that was learned from Hillary Clinton’s defeat?” He added that he thinks there’s a “vague parallel”...
  • Whistleblower Says Illegal Aliens Have ‘Taken Over Every Trade’ in CA Construction (T)

    03/15/2018 6:09:14 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 142 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 March 2018 | John Binder
    A whistleblower in the southern California construction industry says illegal alien workers have “taken over every trade” in the business while driving down wages by an estimated 40 percent. ... Blaine Taylor, the whistleblower, said the construction industry in California once offered a starting wage of about $45 an hour in the late 1980s. Fast-forward to 2018 — nearly two decades into when illegal aliens began flooding the industry — he now says that wages have fallen by more than half, standing at just $11 an hour.
  • Family Research Council: Mike Pompeo Will Be ‘Agent of Change’ to Restore ‘American Values’

    03/14/2018 6:05:49 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 14, 2018 | by DR. SUSAN BERRY
    The Family Research Council (FRC) said in a statement Tuesday that the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State will enhance the administration’s goal of a return to “American values and principles” and make support for human rights and religious freedom a priority. “President Trump has been an agent of change in Washington,” said FRC president Tony Perkins in a press statement. “It is hard to identify another federal agency that is in more need of change than the State Department, which has historically and consistently been at cross purposes with American values and principles. Mike Pompeo is a...
  • Tinder Sued By Transgender Woman ... You Won't Let Us In!!!

    03/14/2018 4:18:55 PM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 73 replies
    A transgender woman is suing Tinder on behalf of other transgender people living in the Portland area, claiming it rejects all transgender people from the dating service. Ariel Hawkins claims in a new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, a few days ago she edited her profile to disclose that she was a pre-op trans woman. She says Tinder immediately deleted her account. She says the company sent her email saying she violated its terms of service ... but didn't point her to any term and refused to explain the basis for the rejection.
  • Nikki Haley Blames Russia for Nerve Agent Attack on Ex-Spy

    03/14/2018 4:12:43 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 65 replies
    CSPAN ^ | March 14, 2018
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley tells a Security Council meeting that "the U.S. believes Russia is responsible for the attack on two people in the United Kingdom using a military grade nerve agent." She also urges Russia to account for its actions. Video at link above
  • House Passes STOP School Violence Act With Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

    03/14/2018 3:17:53 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 78 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 14/3/18 | Christian Datoc
    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the STOP School Violence Act with overwhelming bipartisan support Wednesday afternoon. Florida Reps. John Rutherford (R) and Ted Deutch (D) introduced the bill prior to the shooting in Parkland, Florida, and Rutherford addressed the media following Wednesday’s vote. “The action that the House just took, I think, is an important first help forward in protecting our children, our teachers and other administrators within our schools,” Rutherford stated. “Because it’s going to not only harden the target through technology, but most importantly, I believe, it’s going to provide the tools and education needed...” “Violence at...
  • Kudlow to become Trump's next top economic adviser

    03/14/2018 1:04:38 PM PDT · by Innovative · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | March 14, 2018 | Kevin Liptak and Dan Merica
    President Donald Trump will name Larry Kudlow, the conservative media analyst who served as his informal economic adviser during the 2016 campaign, as the next head of the White House National Economic Council, two sources familiar with the decision tell CNN. Trump offered Kudlow the job Tuesday night over the phone and he accepted, the source said. The move makes Kudlow Trump's second top economic adviser after Gary Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive who worked for Trump for over a year, announced his resignation earlier this month over internal disagreements around the President's decision to impose tariffs on steel...
  • Sources: Trump Wants Army Veteran Pete Hegseth to Replace VA Secretary Shulkin

    03/14/2018 12:38:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 64 replies ^ | March 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    President Donald Trump is expected to fire VA Secretary David Shulkin and is strongly considering replacing him with U.S. Army Veteran Pete Hegseth, according to three sources who spoke to Townhall under the condition of anonymity. It has been rumored former Texas Governor Rick Perry is also on the list for the job.It has been widely reported President Trump called Hegseth on Monday during a meeting with Shulkin in the Oval Office to go over options for reform. According to Axios, Trump specifically asked Hegseth to analyze new VA legislation while Shulkin listened in on speaker phone. Since Shulkin took over, the...
  • Trump plans to name Larry Kudlow his top economic advisor, replacing Gary Cohn: Sources

    03/14/2018 9:49:19 AM PDT · by NRx · 70 replies
    CNBC ^ | 07-14-2018 | Eamon Javers - Jacob Pramuk
    President Donald Trump plans to name Larry Kudlow as his top economic advisor, sources told CNBC. Trump could announce his decision to choose Kudlow as his National Economic Council chairman as soon as Thursday. The CNBC senior contributor and on-air personality would replace Gary Cohn, who left the White House earlier this month amid disagreements about tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
  • Family of slain Democratic staffer Seth Rich sues Fox News

    03/14/2018 5:55:27 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 124 replies
    CNN Fake Mews ^ | 14 March 2018 | Oliver Darcy
    The family of slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Fox News, one of the network's reporters, and a wealthy Texas businessman over their roles in the publication of a baseless conspiracy theory about Rich's 2016 death. The lawsuit, filed in US District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeks compensation for "mental anguish and emotional distress, emotional pain and suffering, and any other physical and mental injuries."
  • Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid dies (suicide upon being ordered to leave the UK)

    03/13/2018 2:32:25 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 146 replies
    Gulf Business ^ | 3/13/18 | Staff
    Saudi Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud passed away on Monday, March 12, the Royal Court announced in a statement. His funeral prayers will be performed at the Grand Mosque in Makkah following Asr (afternoon) regular prayer on Tuesday, March 13, the official Saudi News Agency (SPA) reported.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Prince Bandar bin Khalid’s death, official news agency WAM reported. Similar cables were also dispatched by the UAE’s Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed...
  • Trump, inspecting samples for border wall, slams Gov. Brown for "doing a terrible job' running CA

    03/13/2018 2:05:22 PM PDT · by Innovative · 51 replies
    LA Times ^ | March 13, 2018 | Brian Bennett and Noah Bierman
    President Trump broke from his inspection of border wall samples on Tuesday to castigate California's Democratic state government, saying that Gov. Jerry Brown is "doing a terrible job running the state." Trump's first visit to the nation's most populous state is to be brief — just one day — but long on symbolism. He spent about an hour inspecting border wall prototypes built at his direction in San Diego, and plans to speak at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and travel to a fundraiser in Beverly Hills that is expected to raise $5 million for the Republican National Committee.