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  • Politico: Obama to Skip Clinton Global Initiative Meeting (Via Breitbart)

    08/23/2016 10:18:23 AM PDT · by maggief · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2016
    Edward-Isaac Dovere writes in Politico that President Obama is eschewing any appearance at the final annual meeting of the scandal-plagued Clinton Global Initiative. The Clinton Global Initiative is shutting down, but President Barack Obama won’t be there to say farewell. Though Obama will be in New York the week in mid-September, he’s skipping an appearance at the annual— and final — meeting of Bill Clinton’s post-presidential project, which brought together business and world leaders for the last 12 years. Obama attended for either a speech or other event every year for the first six of his presidency until 2015, following...
  • Carville on Clinton Fdn Critics: ‘Somebody Is Going to Hell Over This’

    08/23/2016 7:55:42 AM PDT · by maggief · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 23, 2016 | JEFF POOR
    Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Democratic strategist and long-time Clinton booster James Carville criticized those who call into question the dealing of the Clinton Foundation under Bill and Hillary Clinton because of potential conflicts of interest. Carville argued the pros outweighed the cons when it came to the Clinton Foundation raising money given the Clintons’ circumstances. “Look, the good would be that we wouldn’t be gabbing about it here,” Carville said. “The bad would be that we would be out hundreds of millions of dollars that are doing good. What the Clinton Foundation does is it takes money from rich...
  • Hillary Clinton to visit SoCal for Jimmy Kimmel Taping, Fundraising

    08/22/2016 3:16:01 PM PDT · by maggief · 26 replies
    ABC7 ^ | August 22, 2016 | Darsha Philips
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton kicked off a two-day visit to Southern California Monday. She will tape an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" as well as hold a series of fundraisers.
  • Condi Rice Also Has No Recollection Of Hillary’s Email Convo With Colin Powell

    08/22/2016 2:40:02 PM PDT · by maggief · 73 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 22, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    Former Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice has no recollection of a conversation at a 2009 dinner party where Hillary Clinton reportedly claims that Gen. Colin Powell advised her to use a personal email account. Rice’s inability to recall the conversation makes her the second person to publicly undercut Clinton’s claim. Both NBC News and The New York Times reported last week that Clinton told the FBI that Powell offered her the email advice during a dinner party at former Sec. of State Madeleine Albright’s home. Rice and another Henry Kissinger, another former secretary of state, were present at the dinner...
  • Chaffetz: Clinton Interview Notes Provided by FBI Are ‘Embarrassing’

    08/22/2016 9:23:04 AM PDT · by maggief · 50 replies
    Town Hall ^ | August 22, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    EXCERPT First, the FBI provided the committee a set of documents which Chaffetz said was “highly redacted.” Then, when Chaffetz asked the agency to provide a second copy, the FBI offered them noticeably different documents. "So we have a second set of documents that's now different," Chaffetz said. "When you turn them page by page, they're different. I don't know why that happened." Chaffetz went on to criticize the second set of documents as embarrassing, especially after the FBI claimed the material was classified. "A lot of this that they claim is classified is just flat-out embarrassing. There's nothing classified...
  • Commentary: Evidence points to another Snowden at the NSA

    08/22/2016 7:46:02 AM PDT · by maggief · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 22, 2016 | James Bamford
    EXCERPTS In what appeared more like a Saturday Night Live skit than an act of cybercrime, a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers put up for bid on the Internet what it called a “full state-sponsored toolset” of “cyberweapons.” “!!! Attention government sponsors of cyberwarfare and those who profit from it !!!! How much would you pay for enemies cyberweapons?” said the announcement. The group said it was releasing some NSA files for “free” and promised “better” ones to the highest bidder. However, those with loosing bids “Lose Lose,” it said, because they would not receive their money back. And...
  • Clinton campaign warns of complacency

    08/21/2016 4:33:11 PM PDT · by maggief · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 21, 2016 | Amie Parnes
    EXCERPT On Thursday, Trump also offered a conciliatory speech in which he expressed regret for remarks that caused “personal pain.” Seeing Trump’s pivot, the Clinton campaign is urging their supporters and fundraisers to step up and not take their lead for granted. “At this point complacency is the number one thing the campaign is watching for,” said one former Clinton aide. In a fundraising email to supporters on Friday, campaign manager Robby Mook pleaded for help in the wake of the Trump campaign shakeup, and the GOP nominee’s first general election ad buy. The Trump campaign’s attacks “are going to...
  • RICH: Hillary flies 20 miles in private jet from Martha’s Vineyard to Nantucket

    08/20/2016 3:37:16 PM PDT · by maggief · 150 replies
    American Mirror ^ | August 20, 2016 | OLAF EKBERG
    Hillary Clinton is very important, and she can’t be bogged down by pesky things such as boats or waiting. The presidential candidate, who is endlessly trying to tell factory workers in Ohio and Pennsylvania that she’s one of them, jetted approximately 20 miles from Martha’s Vineyard — where she was last night partying with President Obama — to Nantucket for a fundraiser on Saturday. Fox News aired footage of her stepping off her plane in the latter. (snip) Cindy Adams of the New York Post reports: On the 20th Hillary’s piggy bank gets a do at the de Rothschilds. As...
  • Soros Group Sees Migrant Crisis As ‘Opportunity’

    08/19/2016 7:35:34 AM PDT · by maggief · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 19, 2016 | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    A paper leaked from the Open Society Foundation claims that the European migrant crisis is an opportunity for the foundation to reform migration laws and raise more money from donors. A leaked paper entitled “Migration Governance and Enforcement Portfolio Review,” authored by Open Society employees Anna Crowley and Kate Rosin shows that the foundation sees great opportunity in the European migrant crisis to raise money and push their pro-migrant agenda. The document is one of the most recently created of the leaks, having been written in May of this year and sheds light as to how the organization, which has...
  • Jobless claims fall more than expected as labor market firms

    08/18/2016 6:23:08 AM PDT · by maggief · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 18, 2016 | Lucia Mutikani
    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, reinforcing views of labor market strength that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates soon. Another report on Thursday showed a modest improvement in manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region this month amid rising shipments from factories. But weak new orders and shrinking order books suggested the manufacturing malaise was far from over. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 262,000 for the week ended Aug. 13, the Labor Department said. Claims for the prior week were unrevised. Economists...
  • ‘Never Trump’ Leader Kristol: Rename Breitbart ‘Right-Wing Intolerant Mean-Spirited News’

    08/17/2016 9:17:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 89 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 17, 2016
    EXCERPT “I knew Andrew well and he was a troublemaker, but he was a good hearted person who would not have – I mean, I hate the fact that it’s called Breitbart News. If they change the name and call it you know, right-wing intolerant mean-spirited news, that would be fine … That wasn’t Andrew. First of all, It’s unfortunate we’re sitting around talking about Breitbart. It’s a disservice to Andrew’s memory. But second, Mr. Bannon has run his website and successful from a business point of view. But someone should go look at all the things they have said....
  • Memo: Soros’ Investments Led To Senate Passage Of ‘Gang Of Eight’ Immigration Bill

    08/17/2016 5:36:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 60 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 17, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    Left-wing billionaire George Soros’ non-profit network, the Open Society Foundations (OSF), is confident about the future success of its work in the field of immigration activism and may embark on a massive campaign on immigration issues in the near future. That’s according to a candid 62-page document reviewing OSF’s work on immigration reform discussed in May at the group’s board meeting in Montgomery, Ala. The document, which is one of 2,500 stolen from OSF in a massive hack and released over the weekend, shows that the Soros group believes that its $7.7 million investment in groups pushing for immigration reform...
  • Hacked Soros Memo: $650,000 to Black Lives Matter

    08/16/2016 2:11:35 PM PDT · by maggief · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 16, 2016 | AARON KLEIN
    George Soros’s Open Society Institute viewed the 2015 Baltimore unrest following the death of Freddie Gray as opening a “unique opportunity” to create “accountability” for the Baltimore police while aiding activists in reforming the city, according to hacked documents reviewed by Breitbart Jerusalem. The documents further confirm that the Open Society last year approved $650,000 to “invest in technical assistance and support for the groups at the core of the burgeoning #BlackLivesMatter movement.” The information was contained in a detailed 69-page Open Society report on the agenda of an Open Society U.S. Programs board meeting held in New York October...
  • STEADY AS SHE GOES: Hillary holds onto railing, table, chair during home visit

    08/16/2016 11:24:04 AM PDT · by maggief · 185 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | August 16, 2016 | KYLE OLSON
    Hillary Clinton sought out the stability of just about anything during a visit to Joe Biden’s Scranton, Pennsylvania boyhood home. Video from Clinton’s appearance showed her grasping for a railing, a chair and the kitchen table on Monday.
  • Trump announces agricultural advisory committee

    08/16/2016 8:22:28 AM PDT · by maggief · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 16, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Donald Trump announced his new agricultural advisory committee Tuesday as he looks to improve his standing with voters, especially in rural swing states. The roster includes six conservative governors — Terry Branstad (Iowa), Sam Brownback (Kan.), Pete Ricketts (Neb.), Mary Fallin (Okla.), Dennis Daugaard (S.D.), and Jack Dalrymple (N.D.) — as well as 2016 GOP primary rivals Rick Perry and Jim Gilmore. Five federal lawmakers — Sen. Pat Roberts (Kan.) and Reps. Bob Goodlatte (Va.), Mike Conaway (Texas), Rodney Davis (Ill.) and Robert Aderholt (Ala.) will also sit on the committee, which also includes former U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary...
  • Milwaukee Rioter: Rich People Got All This Money… ‘Don’t Give Us None’ – So We Burn Gas Stations

    08/14/2016 9:24:58 AM PDT · by maggief · 115 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 14, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Rioters Torched Several Milwaukee Businesses on Saturday Night– The rioters also targeted white people for beatdowns. One protester said rich people got all this money “and they not trying to give us none.” Protester: “It’s sad, because you know, this what happened because they not helping the black community, like you know, the rich people, they got all this money, and they, like not trying to give us none.”
  • Obama Admin Gives Green Light for Iran to Build Two New Nuclear Plants

    08/12/2016 7:37:58 AM PDT · by maggief · 17 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 12, 2016 | Adam Kredo
    Iran is permitted to pursue the construction of two newly announced nuclear plants under the parameters of last summer’s nuclear agreement, Obama administration officials informed the Washington Free Beacon, setting the stage for Tehran to move forward with construction following orders from President Hassan Rouhani. Ali Salehi, Iran’s top nuclear official, announced on Thursday that Iran has invested $10 billion into the construction of two new nuclear plants after receiving orders from Rouhani, according to reports in Iran’s state-controlled media. A State Department official said to the Free Beacon following the announcement that Iran is allowed to move forward with...
  • National Enquirer: Hillary Clinton’s Secret Health Crisis

    08/08/2016 2:21:26 PM PDT · by maggief · 133 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | August 8, 2016
    As desperate presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tries to match the momentum of opponent Donald Trump, she’s also battling two shocking secret health issues! In a bombshell exclusive, The National ENQUIRER has learned the 68-year-old Democratic front-runner is suffering from the early stages of the debilitating disease multiple sclerosis — and has endured a series of strokes! “Hillary’s past health problems are down to MS,” a political insider close to both Hillary and husband Bill Clinton told The ENQUIRER. “She’s been working with her staff to keep the medical drama under wraps, and she’s doing her best to deal with it.”...
  • Former CIA Officer Evan McMullin to Launch Independent Presidential Bid

    08/08/2016 6:59:37 AM PDT · by maggief · 59 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 8, 2016 | SHUSHANNAH WALSHE
    Evan McMullin, a former CIA counterterrorism operative, will run for president as a third-party conservative alternative to Donald Trump, the group backing the candidate told ABC News today. The group, Better for America, has been working for months on trying to select a candidate and get on ballots throughout the country. In some states, like Texas, they will likely have to sue to get on the ballot. It's an extreme uphill climb, but they are confident McMullin, 40, can act as a disruptor who they hope can peel off some red states in a race where some Republicans are still...
  • WILL MEDIA APOLOGIZE TO TRUMP? Mother of Crying Baby at Rally Speaks Out, Defends Trump

    08/06/2016 6:44:08 PM PDT · by maggief · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 6, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    The mother of the crying baby that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump joked about at an Ashburn, Virginia campaign rally on Tuesday has spoken out disputing the media and Clinton campaign’s smear job against Trump over the incident. Trump starts rally in Ashburn, Virginia by saying he needs bigger arenas — Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) August 2, 2016
  • WaPo: Trump is right: He didn’t kick a baby out of a campaign rally

    08/06/2016 4:27:45 PM PDT · by maggief · 67 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 6, 2016 | Glenn Kessler
    EXCERPT Dale’s account is confirmed by the mother herself — Virginia resident Devan Ebert. (She spoke on the condition that we not report her town.) “The media did in fact blow this entire situation out of proportion,” she wrote in an email. “I’m not looking to make it into anything bigger. All I’m hoping is that Trump personally is aware that I am in agreement with him and stand by the fact that I was never kicked out of the rally.” She said that she decided to leave the auditorium on her own because “it’s the considerate thing to do...
  • Police union: Clinton snubbed us

    08/06/2016 6:37:05 AM PDT · by maggief · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 6, 2016 | Jonathan Swan
    Top officials at the biggest police union in the country are upset with Hillary Clinton, saying she snubbed them. The leader of the National Fraternal Order of Police told The Hill that the Democrat sent a signal through her staff that she wouldn’t be seeking the union’s endorsement. "It sends a powerful message. To be honest with you, I was disappointed and shocked," said Chuck Canterbury, the president of the National Fraternal Order of Police. "You would think with law enforcement issues so much in the news that even if she had disagreements with our positions, that she would’ve been...
  • Clinton: I ‘short-circuited’ in describing FBI findings

    08/05/2016 10:47:08 AM PDT · by maggief · 135 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 5, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    Hillary Clinton admitted on Friday that she may have mischaracterized FBI Director James Comey's statements on her truthfulness during the investigation into her use of a private email server while secretary of State. During an interview at the National Association of Black Journalists-National Association of Hispanic Journalists Convention, Clinton was asked if she had misrepresented Comey's conclusion in two recent interviews. "I was pointing out in both of those instances that Director Comey that my answers in my FBI interview were truthful," she said. "I may have short-circuited it, and for that I will try to clarify," she added.
  • In Latest Scandal, Trump Retracts Statement He Saw Video Of "Iran Cash Exchange" Just As Clip Emerge

    08/05/2016 9:01:19 AM PDT · by maggief · 70 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | August 5, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    In what has emerged as the latest scandal involving Donald Trump, the presidential candidate on Friday retracted a statement that he had seen a video on TV of a plane carrying $400 million in cash to Iran, money which as the WSJ reported earlier this week was allegedly made as a ransom payment to free 4 US hostages held by Iran. The statement was a rare reversal of comments he made on the campaign trail earlier this week. “The plane I saw on television was the hostage plane in Geneva, Switzerland, not the plane carrying $400 million in cash going...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 5-Year-Old Victim’s Father Saw Video of Twin Falls Refugee Rape

    08/05/2016 5:50:26 AM PDT · by maggief · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 5, 2016 | LEE STRANAHAN
    TWIN FALLS, IDAHO – In a shocking and exclusive interview with Breitbart News, the father of a five-year-old girl that was allegedly raped by refugee children reveals that he watched 30 seconds of a video of the assault taken by one of the three boys charged with the crime. The father also revealed that the parents of the refugee children had urged him not to call the police when he first learned of the attack. Additionally, new allegations against a ten-year-old boy who was involved in the June 2 attack were revealed in court on Thursday afternoon, alleging the boy...
  • Mike Pence Declines to Endorse John McCain (or Kelly Ayotte)

    08/04/2016 1:07:11 PM PDT · by maggief · 41 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 4, 2016 | VAUGHN HILLYARD
    Mike Pence declined to endorse John McCain or Kelly Ayotte in their re-election bids while talking to reporters en route to a campaign stop in Virginia. "I look forward to supporting Republican candidates in the days and weeks ahead all over the country, and so does Donald Trump," Pence said. "But the stakes in this election are so high. To restore our country and home and abroad, we need new leadership, and I'm looking forward to standing should to shoulder with Donald Trump to drive that new leadership forward."
  • Ann Coulter: The Wrath of Khan

    08/03/2016 2:30:46 PM PDT · by maggief · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 3, 2016 | Ann Coulter
    Khizr Khan, the Muslim “Gold Star Father” who harangued Americans at the Democratic National Convention, with a mute, hijab-wearing wife at his side, is just another in a long string of human shields liberals send out to defend their heinous policies. The “Jersey Girls” were the classic example, first described in that magnificent book Godless: The Church of Liberalism. In order to shut down a debate they’re losing, Democrats find victims to make their arguments for them, pre-empting counter-argument by droning on about the suffering of their victim-spokesperson. Alternative opinions must be preceded by proof that the speaker has “sacrificed”...
  • The Legend Speaks — Schlafly Thunders for Ryan Ouster: ‘Get Rid of Him!’

    08/03/2016 1:40:32 PM PDT · by maggief · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 3, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    JANESVILLE, WI — Coming on the heels of her pivotal endorsement that helped propel Donald Trump to becoming the Republican nominee, conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly is once again entering the 2016 electoral fray. After ending the presidential ambitions of Sen. Marco Rubio, the living legend now has her 91-year-old sights set on the highly controversial House Speaker Paul Ryan, who leads America’s globalist political sect and is nominally a member of the Republican Party. Ryan has faced a spirited challenge in his August 9th open primary election from Wisconsin businessman Paul Nehlen. Nehlen has managed to significantly close the gap...
  • Dems want Cruz to investigate Trump's Russian hacking plea

    08/03/2016 9:02:51 AM PDT · by maggief · 35 replies
    POLITICO ^ | August 3, 2016 | MARTIN MATISHAK
    Two Senate Democrats are demanding that Sen. Ted Cruz hold a hearing investigating whether Donald Trump's plea to Russian hackers to go after Hillary Clinton’s private emails violated federal law. "Mr. Trump’s encouragement of a Russian cyber incursion of a U.S. presidential candidate represents an unprecedented call for a foreign government to spy on a U.S. citizen and interfere with a U.S. election," Sens. Chris Coons of Delaware and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island said Wednesday in a letter to Cruz, Trump's former presidential rival who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee oversight subpanel.
  • Priebus, Giuliani, Gingrich plot Trump 'intervention': report

    08/03/2016 8:45:40 AM PDT · by maggief · 154 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 3, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Top Republicans and political allies to Donald Trump are planning an "intervention" with the candidate following a disastrous two days and political firestorm encircling the Republican presidential nominee, according to a report Wednesday. Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and former Speaker Newt Gingrich are among those looking to talk with the businessman, NBC News reports. The group hopes to enlist Trump's children, who have proven pivotal in advising the businessman's candidacy, in their effort to get Trump back on track after days of feuding on Trump's part that even his closest...
  • Khizr Khan Believes the Constitution ‘Must Always Be Subordinated to the Sharia’

    08/02/2016 7:08:34 PM PDT · by maggief · 162 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2, 2016 | PAUL SPERRY
    Notwithstanding his war-hero son’s genuinely patriotic example, Khizr M. Khan has published papers supporting the supremacy of Islamic law over “man-made” Western law — including the very Constitution he championed in his Democratic National Convention speech attacking GOP presidential nod Donald Trump. In 1983, for example, Khan wrote a glowing review of a book compiled from a seminar held in Kuwait called “Human Rights In Islam” in which he singles out for praise the keynote address of fellow Pakistani Allah K. Brohi, a pro-jihad Islamic jurist who was one of the closest advisers to late Pakistani dictator Gen. Zia ul-Haq,...
  • Media Outlet Claims Big, Boisterous Crowd At Clinton Rally

    08/02/2016 5:49:28 PM PDT · by maggief · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 2, 2016 | Amber Randall
    A reporter from The Washington Post tweeted Monday afternoon that a “big, boisterous crowd” attended a Clinton rally, but an Imgur post reveals that far fewer people actually attended . Abby D. Phillip, the national politics reporter at The Washington Post, tweeted Monday “Big boisterous crowd here in Omaha for Hillary Clinton and Warren Buffet.”
  • EXCLUSIVE: NBC Quietly Scrubs ‘Discredited’ Smear of Bill Clinton Rape Accuser

    08/02/2016 2:43:23 PM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2, 2016 | AARON KLEIN
    Following the receipt of a retraction demand, NBC News has quietly edited the Internet edition of a segment that aired on the highly-rated “Today Show” in which anchor Andrea Mitchell claimed Juanita Broaddrick’s rape accusation against Bill Clinton had been “discredited.” After receiving the legal letter, penned by Broaddrick’s attorney and son, Kevin L. Hickey, NBC removed the word “discredited” from the network’s Internet version of Mitchell’s video report, Broaddrick and Hickey told this reporter. However, NBC did not make any indication of the edit in the video or on the webpage that hosts it. Nor did NBC fulfill Broaddrick’s...
  • Panic Mode: Khizr Khan Deletes Law Firm Website that Specialized in Muslim Immigration

    08/02/2016 10:23:21 AM PDT · by maggief · 290 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2, 2016 | Matthew Boyle
    Khizr Khan, the Muslim Gold Star father that Democrats and their allies media wide have been using to hammer GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, has deleted his law firm’s website from the Internet. This development is significant, as his website proved—as Breitbart News and others have reported—that he financially benefits from unfettered pay-to-play Muslim migration into America. A snapshot of his now deleted website, as captured by the Wayback Machine which takes snapshots archiving various websites on the Internet, shows that as a lawyer he engages in procurement of EB5 immigration visas and other “Related Immigration Services.” The website...
  • Benghazi Victims’ Father: Hillary’s Either ‘Lying, Or Else She Has a Bad Memory,’ ...

    08/02/2016 8:43:51 AM PDT · by maggief · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2, 2016 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Charles Woods, whose son, Tyrone, was killed in the 2012 Benghazi terror attack stated that Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is either “lying, or else she has a bad memory” about what she told the families of the victims of the Benghazi attack. (snip) After seeing a clip of Clinton’s interview on “Fox News Sunday,” where Clinton argued that some family members of Benghazi victims may not have clear recollections of everything that happened, Woods said, “Well, there are two options, one is either Mrs. Clinton...
  • Top Jeb adviser leaves GOP, mulls Clinton vote (Sally Bradshaw)

    08/01/2016 11:42:49 AM PDT · by maggief · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 1, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    A top adviser to former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and a well-known figure in GOP circles says she's leaving the party and may vote for Hillary Clinton. Sally Bradshaw, who was a senior adviser during Bush's White House bid, told CNN she has left the GOP to become an independent. Republicans are "at a crossroads and have nominated a total narcissist — a misogynist — a bigot," Bradshaw told CNN's Jamie Gangel in an email. "This is a time when country has to take priority over political parties. Donald Trump cannot be elected president," Bradshaw added. Bradshaw also worked...
  • WSJ: The Clinton Foundation, State and Kremlin Connections

    07/31/2016 4:54:56 PM PDT · by maggief · 10 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 31, 2016 | PETER SCHWEIZER
    Hillary Clinton touts her tenure as secretary of state as a time of hardheaded realism and “commercial diplomacy” that advanced American national and commercial interests. But her handling of a major technology transfer initiative at the heart of Washington’s effort to “reset” relations with Russia raises serious questions about her record. Far from enhancing American national interests, Mrs. Clinton’s efforts in this area may have substantially undermined U.S. national security. Consider Skolkovo, an “innovation city” of 30,000 people on the outskirts of Moscow, billed as Russia’s version of Silicon Valley—and a core piece of Mrs. Clinton’s quarterbacking of the Russian...
  • CNN: Anchor Wolf Blitzer wasn't celebrating Clinton nomination (video at link)

    07/29/2016 1:49:22 PM PDT · by maggief · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    CNN is pushing back on claims that one of its lead news anchors was seen celebrating Hillary Clinton's historic nomination for president Thursday night, calling the accusation "absurd." A video circulating online shows anchor Wolf Blitzer dancing to Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" while drinking from a glass and waving his hands in the air, apparently at the network's CNN Grill in Philadelphia. "CNN celebrates Hillary: Blitzer toasts speech, dancing, party!" reads a headline at the conservative Drudge Report, linking to the video. But a CNN spokesman said Friday that Blitzer was not showing bias toward the Democratic nominee, only celebrating...
  • Giuliani: Uniformed Police Officers Not Allowed on Democratic Convention Floor

    07/28/2016 9:40:38 AM PDT · by maggief · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 28, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    EXCERPT “This is the most anti-police, anti-law enforcement convention I’ve ever seen in my whole life. There was not a uniformed police officer allowed on the convention floor. I was told that by four high-ranking police officers, two of whom I’ve known for a very long time. And then I walked the floor for very long time and I couldn’t find a single officer. Go look at your footage. You find me a uniform. Hillary Clinton didn’t want uniformed police officers on the convention floor.”
  • Hillary DOESN'T WANT PEOPLE to see this before the election.

    07/28/2016 7:46:39 AM PDT · by maggief · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 27, 2016
    Hillary really doesn't want people to see this before the election. Our national security jeopardy because of her.
  • Democrats Hastily Nominate Tim Kaine For VP To Avoid Boos

    07/27/2016 5:00:35 PM PDT · by maggief · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 27, 2016 | Alex Pappas
    PHILADELPHIA — Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is now officially the Democratic vice presidential nominee, but party officials intentionally rushed the formal proceedings here at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday to avoid the boos and protests of Bernie Sanders supporters. “The chair will entertain a motion to suspend the rules and nominate Tim Kaine by acclamation as the vice presidential candidate of the Democratic Party,” said Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge, who took over as chairman of the Democratic National Convention after the ouster of Debbie Wasserman Schultz this week. “Is there a second?” “All in favor of the motion to...
  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    07/27/2016 6:53:11 AM PDT · by maggief · 65 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 27, 2016 | Kevin Rector
    Charges against the remaining three Baltimore Police Officers in the Freddie Gray case were dropped Wednesday morning.
  • Protesters prepare to flood Philadelphia for convention

    07/24/2016 4:40:26 AM PDT · by maggief · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 24, 2016 | Jordain Carney
    Tens of thousands of protesters from across the country are descending on the Democratic National Convention, preparing to test months of planning by law enforcement officials. Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney’s office estimates that up to 50,000 protesters will be in the city per day, with many in FDR Park — directly across the street from the Wells Fargo Center. Much of the action will come from fervent supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who argue it’s not too late for the senator to grab the presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton at the 11th hour. “We can still win this,” said...
  • Tim Kaine Addresses Crowd in Spanish, Promises Amnesty Plan ‘In the First 100 Days’ in Office

    07/23/2016 3:30:57 PM PDT · by maggief · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 23, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) was officially announced as Hillary Clinton’s running mate in Miami this afternoon as she introduced him as a “progressive who likes to get things done.” “Hey, guys. Thank you!” he said as he took the podium, before immediately launching into a message in Spanish. Kaine repeatedly referred to his missionary work in Honduras, where he learned to speak fluent Spanish. (snip) “In our administration in the first 100 days we’ll put forward a comprehensive immigration reform package that includes a path to citizenship,” he shouted.
  • Did DNC Officials Plan Fake Trump Craiglist ‘Hot’ Women Ad?

    07/23/2016 8:20:25 AM PDT · by maggief · 11 replies
    Heavy ^ | July 23, 2016 | Jessica McBride
    WikiLeaks has released more than 20,000 emails, documents, and audio files that it says came from the internal communications of Democratic National Committee officials. Among them: An email in which top DNC officials appear to be planning to plant a fake Donald Trump Craiglist ad seeking “hot women.” (You can search the full trove of WikiLeaks documents here.) (snip) According to WikiLeaks, the fake Trump ad was sent in an email attributed to Christina Freundlich on May 18, 2016 to Mark Paustenbach and Luis Miranda, with Cate Domino copied. It starts, “Bumping this for comms approval please.” Miranda is DNC...
  • Leaked Emails: Politico’s Ken Vogel Filed Story with DNC Before His Own Editors

    07/23/2016 7:12:02 AM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    POLITICO ^ | July 22, 2016 | NEIL W. MCCABE
    A release of Democratic National Committee emails from WikiLeaks shows Politico reporter Ken Vogel sent a pre-publication negative copy of a story April 30 to the DNC’s deputy communications director, so he and other staffers at the DNC along with Hillary Clinton campaign could coordinate a response. “Vogel gave me his story ahead of time/before it goes to his editors as long as I didn’t share it. Let me know if you see anything that’s missing and I’ll push back,” wrote Mark Paustenbach in an email to his boss, Luis Miranda, who before taking over communications for the DNC worked...
  • Donald Trump 'Will Not Accept' If Ted Cruz Endorses Him

    07/22/2016 8:20:47 AM PDT · by maggief · 203 replies
    Thanking his volunteers in Cleveland a day after the Republican National Convention wrapped, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump today slammed Ted Cruz's Wednesday night speech and said he “will not accept” if the Texas senator ever decides to endorse him. "He'll come and endorse over the next little while. It's because he has no choice," Trump said. "But I don't want his endorsement. What difference does it make?" "Ted, just stay home, relax, enjoy yourself," Trump.
  • FLASHBACK: Ted Cruz PROMISES to Endorse Donald Trump on National TV (VIDEO)

    07/21/2016 5:11:35 AM PDT · by maggief · 61 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 21, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On March 3, 2016 Senator Ted Cruz told the FOX News debate audience he would support Donald Trump if he was the Republican nominee. Bret Baier: Senator Cruz will you support Donald Trump if he is the nominee? Senator Ted Cruz: Yes, because I gave my word I would. And what I have endeavored to do every day in the senate is do what I said I would do.
  • Cruz supporters boo Trump's name

    07/20/2016 2:52:43 PM PDT · by maggief · 102 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 20, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    CLEVELAND — Hours before he was scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention, former presidential candidate Ted Cruz drew loud boos from his supporters at the mere mention of the GOP's nominee, Donald Trump. Cruz, who has not endorsed Trump despite accepting a speaking slot for the convention's Wednesday night session, chuckled and let the boos continue during a thank-you event for his delegates and supporters in Cleveland. While the crowd at the lakeside bar made their feelings clear about Trump, Cruz didn't offer any signal as to what he would say in his convention speech or whether he...
  • Mystery Surrounds Sources of Many Bill Clinton Speaking Fees

    07/20/2016 12:13:27 PM PDT · by maggief · 24 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | July 20, 2016 | Alana Goodman
    By all accounts, it was the most popular gala the Lady Taverners had ever held. Over 1,000 people packed the Park Lane Hilton in London on Oct. 30, 2009, with the crowd overflowing into the hallways, to listen to President Bill Clinton speak on the power of giving. While Clinton’s speech helped raise a substantial sum for the prominent cricket charity, his staggering $290,000 speaking fee was not covered by the group, according to organizers. The fee also was not covered by “World Management Limited,” the marketing company Hillary Clinton listed as the payment source in her federal financial filings....