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  • Thanks To You RINO Paul Ryan Is Losing His Grip On The Speakership

    05/22/2018 6:21:08 AM PDT · by xzins · 11 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 22 May 18 | CHQ Staff
    Two days after the news broke that over 100 conservative leaders had signed an open letter to principled limited government constitutional conservative Rep. Jim Jordan urging him – some might say demanding – that he run for Speaker of the House, Matt Drudge blared the headline “PAUL RYAN LOSING SPEAKERSHIP GRIP.” The headline linked to a POLITICO article detailing how top House Republicans are privately questioning Ryan losing gripwhether retiring Speaker Paul Ryan can make it through Election Day. Click this link to add your name to the distinguished list of conservative leaders urging Jim Jordan to run for Speaker...
  • Grassley requests DOJ documents on Bruce Ohr dealings with Christopher Steele on anti-Trump dossier

    05/21/2018 4:15:47 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 15 replies
    The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Justice Department Monday to turn over communications between former Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr, British spy Christopher Steele and others about the infamous anti-Trump dossier. In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, requested Ohr's emails, phone logs, written notes and text messages. Grassley also asked the Justice Department to arrange for Ohr to be interviewed by Committee staff. Grassley wrote that he wants to know whether Ohr continued to pass information from Steele to others at the FBI after the bureau terminated the former...
  • POLL SHOCK: Republicans take COMMANDING lead in Reters/IPSOS Generic ballot!

    05/21/2018 1:26:23 PM PDT · by dangus · 131 replies
    Reuters/IPSOS ^ | 2018-05-21 | Dangus
    What the graph shows: The Republicans now LEAD the generic ballot poll by 6.2 points. Last week, they trailed by 2.9%. They had been trailing by 11 as recently as April 8. They are now TIED among young voters.
  • Democrats pitch a new 'better' plan to 'drain the swamp'

    05/21/2018 1:11:55 PM PDT · by Hadean · 26 replies
    MSN.com ^ | May 21, 2018 | Gregory Krieg, CNN
    How can Democrats attack President Donald Trump this midterm season without getting swept up in and drowned out by his personal controversies? It's a question that has confounded party leaders, individual candidates, outside groups and activists across the liberal spectrum. Now, as the elections near, Democrats on Capitol Hill think they are getting closer to cracking the code. On Monday, they will introduce a new suite of anti-corruption proposals and "democracy reforms" designed to hammer at a variety of allegations of unethical behavior and investigations swirling around the Trump administration and team, from a personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, accused of...
  • Breaking! DOJ Will Turn Over Requested Classified Documents To Congress After Trump Meeting

    05/21/2018 3:06:57 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 198 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 21, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    President Donald Trump held a meeting at the White House today with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Chris Wray. ~~~ President Trump has had enough of the stonewalling and took matters into his own hands Monday.
  • Dem Sen Warner: No ‘Single Piece of Legislation’ Would Have Stopped TX School Shooting

    05/21/2018 5:58:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/20/2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said there was not “a single piece of legislation” that would have prevented the recent school shooting in Texas. Warner said, “I don’t think there’s a single piece of legislation, but there’s a series of actions. Are there things we can do that would improve the safety of our schools? Absolutely.” He continued, “Should there be more mental health counseling for troubled teens, the number of the incidents caused by young men time and time again? Absolutely. Making sure people are safer with their own firearms? Absolutely.
  • Senator Murray Vows to Fight Trump-Pence Administration’s Latest Radical Attack

    05/20/2018 2:14:54 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 37 replies
    Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) ^ | May 18 2018 | Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
    Senator Murray Vows to Fight Trump-Pence Administration’s Latest Radical Attack on Women’s Access to Health Care New domestic gag rule would forbid health care providers who receive federal family planning funds from discussing the full range of reproductive health care options with patientsSenator Murray: “Let me be clear: President Trump and Vice President Pence’s opinions have no place in a woman’s conversations with her doctor about her health care—and I and women nationwide are going to fight this deeply harmful, ideological effort every step of the way”Earlier this week Senator Murray led a letter with over 200 members of Congress...
  • Maria BartiromoFoxNews: Rep. Nunes- DoJ Attempted Set-Up of Nunes/Gowdy as Leakers !

    05/20/2018 9:12:21 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 82 replies
    http://video.foxnews.com ^ | May 20 2018 | Maria Bartiromo/FOXNEWS
    Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Nunes appearing on Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo this morning May20 2018: MARIA," The department of Justice has told FoxNews they've invited you to the DoJ and you haven't responded...are you aware of this invitation..? NUNES, " ... We are not going to go to another meeting where we don't get documents and then the meeting leaks out. This should make people very suspicious." Cont`d Below:
  • Ex-Dem IT aide Imran Awan’s case hit with repeated delays, as feds probe new allegations

    05/20/2018 4:02:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/04/18 | Alex Pappas
    The federal court case against Imran Awan, the former IT aide to congressional Democrats, has been hit with repeated delays over the last six months -- a situation fueled by allegations in the media that, according to his attorney, have piqued the curiosity of prosecutors. **SNIP** A grand jury in August returned an indictment in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia charging Awan and his wife, Hina Alvi, with a total of four counts, which included federal bank fraud and conspiracy. Awan has pleaded not guilty to all charges. The facts of the case on paper are...
  • Schumer: GOP efforts to identify FBI informant 'close to crossing a legal line'

    05/19/2018 3:47:35 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 138 replies
    The Hill ^ | 19 May 2018 | Luis Sanchez
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Saturday said Republican lawmakers’ efforts to uncover the identity of an FBI informant in order to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation comes close to "crossing a legal line." Schumer was tweeting his support of a statement from the Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, Mark Warner (Va.), who warned Republican lawmakers against exposing the identity of the informant who gave investigators information about possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Warner said in a separate Twitter thread on Friday, "It would be at best irresponsible, and at worst potentially illegal, for members...
  • Letter from Grassley to Rosenstein Demanding Unredacted Special Counsel Appointment

    05/19/2018 9:51:10 AM PDT · by Meet the New Boss · 38 replies
    United States Senate Judiciary Committee ^ | 17 May 2018 | Senator Chuck Grassley
    United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Washington, D.C. 20510-6275 VIA ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION The Honorable Rod J. Rosenstein Deputy Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice May 17, 2018 Dear Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein: The authority, independence, and accountability of independent counsels is a longstanding concern for jurists, lawmakers, and administrators of all political stripes. These investigations draw significant resources and operate to varying degrees independently from standard Department of Justice supervision. It is thus more likely that a special counsel investigation will evolve beyond its original parameters to capture additional, tangentially related matters. For example, a chief complaint against Kenneth...
  • Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director

    05/17/2018 1:03:19 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 105 replies
    The Senate on Thursday confirmed Gina Haspel as CIA director, making her the first woman to lead the spy agency despite the controversy surrounding her role in the waterboarding program.
  • Kimmel Condemns 'Cowardly' Trump, Congress In the Wake of Santa Fe School Shooting (tr)

    05/19/2018 7:42:45 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 54 replies
    TV Line ^ | May 19, 2018 | Ryan Schwartz
    Jimmy Kimmel on Friday opened his ABC show by addressing the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, which left 10 dead and 10 others wounded. But unlike his previous monologues that addressed the Las Vegas and Parkland massacres, the late-night host eschewed sadness for anger as he berated the “cowardly” politicans who continue to sit idly by and do nothing. “Before we get to our guests and jokes tonight, I want to take a moment because, as you know, we had another school shooting today,” Kimmel began. “And once again, most of our leaders are sending their thoughts and...
  • Code Red: The Coming Eruption

    05/19/2018 8:18:58 AM PDT · by adingdangdoo · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 19, 2018 | David Prentice
    One of the incredible stories du jour is the latest phase of the Hawaiian volcano. I have seen that volcano many times. It’s truly amazing. The desolation it can cause is incomprehensible. There are places where you can see immense vistas that have been devastated... The volcanic activity has recently increased...It’s awesome and unsettling. Code red. That’s the official designation for what’s happening. Code Red. It’s about to blow. But I’m speaking of the leftist cabal, not Kilauea. The Democratic/media complex is about to get worse than it has before. Soon. That’s hard to believe, but just watch. Yes, they...
  • Democrats Call For Congressional Action After Santa Fe School Shooting

    05/19/2018 8:44:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 63 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/19/2018 | Alex Nitzberg
    Following Friday’s fatal school shooting in Texas numerous Democrat legislators called for Congress to take action. Rep. Donald McEachin (VA), a self described “Progressive Democrat,” strongly condemned Republicans, tweeting that “Children’s blood is on their hands”: “When will this Republican controlled government allow us to act to protect our kids? Children's blood is on their hands.” Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy published a tweet that said: “Let’s call it like it is: the horrifying inaction of Congress, slaughter after slaughter, has become a green light to would-be shooters, who pervert silence into endorsement.” Some legislators mentioned the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
  • Trump Just Notched Another Four Judicial Confirmations

    05/15/2018 10:19:22 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 48 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/16/18 | Kevin Daley
    The Senate confirmed four of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees to federal appeals courts this week, bringing his total number of circuit court appointments to 21. Two nominees to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Michael Scudder and Amy St. Eve, were confirmed on unanimous votes Monday, as they were selected in consultation with Illinois’ two U.S. senators, Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth. Senators generally have special prerogatives for judicial vacancies arising in their states, and the 7th Circuit is based in Chicago. “The unanimous, swift confirmations of Judges St. Eve and Scudder attest to the value...
  • Farm Bill Goes Down in House

    05/18/2018 9:41:09 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 56 replies
    Rollcall ^ | May 18, 2018
    In a major blow to Republican leaders and after a week full of drama and last-minute vote wrangling, the House failed to pass a farm bill Friday, with several Freedom Caucus members voting no in protest to a lack of immediate action on immigration. The bill failed 198-213. House GOP leaders had been touting the bill as a fulfillment of their campaign promise to overhaul welfare programs. The vote also brings the GOP’s intraparty fissures further into public view. Thirty Republicans joined all Democrats in voting it down.
  • Farm bill fails in House, amid conservative uprising over immigration

    05/18/2018 11:04:02 AM PDT · by xzins · 53 replies
    Fox ^ | 18 May 18 | Chad Pergam
    GOP seeks farm bill support amid immigration debate House Freedom Caucus members are trying to flex some muscle on immigration in exchange for support on the farm bill; A sprawling and subsidy-packed farm bill that also would have tightened food stamp rules failed in the House on Friday, in a dramatic defeat for GOP leaders who faced an uprising from conservatives over inaction on immigration. The farm bill, which was voted down 213-198, had been hanging in the balance as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatened to withhold support without an agreement on an immigration bill vote. The GOP leadership,...
  • Net Neutrality is a Fancy Term for Internet Socialism

    05/18/2018 10:21:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 18, 2018 | Marina Medvin
    Don’t be fooled by the terminology. Net neutrality isn’t a tech term that will be hard for you to comprehend. You will get it in an instant, I promise. It’s the same old socialism, just rebranded to make it tech-trendy.There’s nothing neutral about net neutrality. It simply means everyone pays more, for things they need and don’t need, all indiscriminately, like taxes. Net neutrality is just internet socialism. People who originally fought for net neutrality were afraid of “unregulated capitalism.” Red flags all over the place. Why else did you think Democrats wanted it so badly? Senate Democrats just voted to keep their...
  • SCHUMER MELTDOWN: Chuck Compares MS-13 Members to 'Our Great Grandparents'

    05/18/2018 9:32:46 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 74 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | 5/18/18 | Staff
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer railed against President Trump’s harsh rhetoric towards violent street gang MS-13 Wednesday; taking the President’s comments out of context and equating violent offenders to “our great grandparents.” The President was responding to a California lawmaker’s complaint that local officials were unable to notify ICE officials of MS-13 gang members detained in county jails; saying federal authorities were working to bypass the “ridiculous” sanctuary city policies and deport “animal” criminals from the United States. Schumer slammed the President’s harsh rhetoric on social media within hours, saying “When all of our great-great-grandparents came to America they weren’t...