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  • House to vote this week on contempt for former Clinton IT staffer

    09/26/2016 2:41:36 PM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 26, 2016 | Katie Bo Williams
    The House will vote this week on a resolution to hold former State Department IT technician Bryan Pagliano in contempt of Congress, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters Monday. “We’ll be taking up contempt on Bryan Pagliano for his lack of attending,” McCarthy said, referring to a committee hearing Pagliano skipped. McCarthy provided no further details on plans for the vote. Pagliano was responsible for setting up Hillary Clinton’s private email server during her tenure as secretary of State. The former State Department employee declined to appear at an Oversight Committee hearing on Clinton's server earlier this month, in spite...
  • Shots fired near University on Green Street (Champaign, IL)

    09/25/2016 2:50:37 AM PDT · by maggief · 4 replies
    Daily Illini ^ | September 25, 2016
    EXCERPT U of I Police ✔@UIPD Police are investigating a shooting near Third and Green. Please avoid the area and call @ChampaignPD if you have information. #UIUC 3:44 AM - 25 Sep 2016
  • 6 people stabbed in after-hours Theater District incident (Boston)

    09/25/2016 2:27:49 AM PDT · by maggief · 64 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | September 25, 2016 | Aimee Ortiz and Sean Smyth
    Six people have been stabbed in an attack on Tremont Street in Boston’s Theater District early Sunday, local media said. Police told media one suspect is still at large, while they may have apprehended a second one. One victim was critically injured and is in emergency surgery, according to the Boston Globe. Boston Police Superintendent Bernard O’Rourke said police have identified a suspect. Emerson College sent an alert to its students stating that two suspects were at large.
  • FBI releases interviews with Clinton aides

    09/23/2016 4:30:01 PM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 23, 2016 | Katie Bo Williams
    The FBI on Friday afternoon released almost 200 pages of summaries of interviews done during its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, including those with top aides Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills and Jake Sullivan. The interview for Justin Cooper, a former senior adviser to President Bill Clinton, is also included. Cooper registered the original domain. In many of the documents, the name of the interviewee has been redacted. Several of the interviews with blocked-out names were with technicians at the Colorado-based firm that managed Clinton’s server. The documents contain several previously unknown details. According to the notes, the...
  • Schumer rips 'disappointing' 9/11 bill veto, pledges override

    09/23/2016 2:31:04 PM PDT · by maggief · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 23, 2016 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday criticized President Obama's veto of legislation allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts, predicting Congress will quickly overturn the decision. “This is a disappointing decision that will be swiftly and soundly overturned in Congress," Schumer, expected to be the next Senate Democratic leader, said in a statement Friday. "I believe both parties will come together next week to make JASTA the law of the land." Schumer — echoing a familiar line from supporters of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) — added that "if the Saudis did...
  • FLASHBACK-Bill Clinton Calls For Creation of ‘Global Community’: ‘America Has Greater Obligations..

    09/23/2016 8:06:25 AM PDT · by maggief · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 23, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    In a remarkable 2003 speech delivered to Yale University, former President Bill Clinton called for the establishment of a “global community,” praised the “openness of our borders to immigrants,” and declared that America “has greater obligations to open our borders.” In his address, Clinton plainly articulated his worldview and laid out his vision for the future. Clinton argued that the world currently relates to itself as “interdependent nations,” but that this model of interdependence lacks sufficient “integration.” Clinton declared that he considers the formation a “genuine global community”—complete with an “over-arching system” to regulate it—to be “the great mission of...
  • Hillary refuses to take neurocognitive test

    09/22/2016 6:25:17 AM PDT · by maggief · 40 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 22, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton won’t be taking a neurocognitive test, and releasing the results to the public — telling a reporter “there’s no need for that,” even after collapsing as she was leaving a 9/11 memorial event last week in Manhattan. Clinton made the comment, suggesting she will not be releasing any further medical information this presidential campaign, in an interview Wednesday with Florida’s WFTS ABC Action News.
  • Nancy Pelosi’s Congressional District Has Taken In Zero Syrian Refugees

    09/21/2016 7:10:16 AM PDT · by maggief · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 21, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has been a vocal backer of President Obama’s (ultimately successful) plan to import a minimum of 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the fiscal year, at one point accusing Republicans of “slamming the door on mothers and children.” But with just days remaining in the 2016 Fiscal Year, Pelosi’s own district has yet to resettle a single Syrian refugee. Since Oct. 1, 2015, more than 12,000 Syrian refugees have been placed in the U.S., according to data from the State Department’s Refugee Processing Center. San Francisco, California, which includes Pelosi’s district (CA-12), has taken...
  • At United Nations, Globalist Obama Condemns ‘Crude Populism’ Sweeping the Planet

    09/20/2016 11:57:03 AM PDT · by maggief · 105 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 20, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    In his speech to the United Nations, President Barack Obama defended the increased globalization of the world’s nations, condemning the wave of populist nationalism that was growing in the world in response. Obama says globalization will continue growing rapidly, signaling the unstoppable march of progress. But he warned that nations who allow the wealthy to enjoy the benefits of globalism face challenges from their populace. Those people, he noted, were falling prey to an “alternative” narrative, propagated to fuel opposition. “Alternative visions of the world have pressed forward, both in the wealthiest countries and in the poorest,” he said. “Religious...
  • GOP chairman demands interview with Clinton IT aides after Reddit posts

    09/20/2016 11:40:54 AM PDT · by maggief · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 20, 2016 | Katie Bo Williams
    The House Science Committee is demanding interviews this week with employees of the IT firm that managed Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Two of those employees, Paul Combetta and Bill Thornton, recently pleaded the Fifth Amendment when subpoenaed to testify about the server before the House Oversight Committee. Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) had originally demanded transcribed interviews with seven Platte River Networks employees in July, but has been rebuffed. But Wednesday reports that Reddit users have uncovered a post by Combetta asking how to modify certain emails for a “VERY VIP” client have led Smith to demand the...
  • Hillary Clinton Vows to Speak ‘Directly to White People’ to Stop Racial Police Shootings

    09/20/2016 7:42:11 AM PDT · by maggief · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 20, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton vows she’ll tackle the racism in the nation’s law enforcement system. “We gotta tackle the systemic racism, this horrible shooting again, how many times do we have to see this in our country?” she said in an appearance on the Steve Harvey show. Clinton was specifically referring to the police shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, saying he had his “hands in the air” when he was killed. “This is unbearable and it needs to be intolerable,” she said. Clinton told Harvey that if the African-American community came out and voted for her, she...
  • Florida Crowd Laughs At Charlie Crist Claim Hillary Clinton Is ‘Honest’

    09/20/2016 6:26:25 AM PDT · by maggief · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 19, 2016 | Caroline May
    A Florida audience offered Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) an uncomfortable reminder of what many Americans think of the Hillary Clinton — namely, that to call Democratic nominee for president “honest” is laughable. Crist, who is challenging Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) for Florida’s 13th Congressional District seat, debated the incumbent Monday night. During the debate, Crist elicited laughter when he praised Clinton and specifically called her “honest.”
  • CNN Falsely Accuses Trump of ‘Racial Profiling’

    09/20/2016 5:55:33 AM PDT · by maggief · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 20, 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    CNN is falsely accusing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of calling for “racial profiling” in the wake of the recent terror attacks. In articles such as “Trump defends racial profiling in wake of bombs,” posted Tuesday morning, and in on-air commentary, CNN adopts the Hillary Clinton campaign’s rhetoric, and implicitly accepts the left-wing argument that profiling people based on country of origin or based on religion is necessarily “racial profiling,” and hence racist, and wrong. Trump’s exact quote, given to Fox News Fox and Friends on Monday morning, was: Our police are amazing. Our local police — they know who...
  • White House: US Is In A ‘Narrative Fight’ With ISIS

    09/19/2016 11:39:12 AM PDT · by maggief · 36 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 19, 2016 | Russ Read
    The U.S. is in a fight with the Islamic State, but according to the White House it is a fight of words, not arms. “When it comes to ISIL (ISIS), we are in a fight — a narrative fight with them. A narrative battle,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest while appearing on CNN Monday, the day after the U.S. suffered two bombings in the New York metropolitan area and an Islamic State-linked terrorist in Minnesota went on a stabbing rampage.
  • Police: St. Cloud mall stabbings 'potential act of terrorism' (Somali attacker-Dahir Adan)

    09/18/2016 11:31:57 AM PDT · by maggief · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 18, 2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    EXCERPT Police declined to release the name of the suspect, but community members have identified him as Dahir Adan, a junior at St. Cloud State University who worked as a security guard part time. Leaders of the Somali-American community in St. Cloud said Adan didn't have a history of violence, according to the St. Cloud Times.
  • ISIS-linked media: Minn. mall stabber was 'soldier of Islamic State'

    09/18/2016 8:05:13 AM PDT · by maggief · 26 replies
    AP ^ | September 18, 2016
    ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A man in a private security uniform who stabbed eight people at a Minnesota shopping mall was a "soldier of the Islamic State," ISIS-linked media say. The man reportedly mentioned Allah and asked at least one victim if they were Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him, authorities said.
  • CNN’s Jake Tapper Edits out Hillary Clinton’s ‘Bombings’ Remark

    09/18/2016 7:26:02 AM PDT · by maggief · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 18, 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    CNN’s Jake Tapper asked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on State of the Union on Sunday morning about the supposed contrast between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their responses to the explosions Saturday in New York, editing out Clinton’s reference to “bombings” to create a false distinction. Tapper cited Trump referring to a “bomb” in New York, then played a clip of Clinton criticizing him for saying that — leaving out Clinton’s reference, seconds before, to what she called “bombings.” Here is the Tapper’s question for Christie, with the edited Clinton clip: Tapper: There is a contrast, I would...
  • FLASHBACK: Sidney Blumenthal Uses Former Right-Wing Foes To Attack Obama

    09/17/2016 3:08:57 PM PDT · by maggief · 22 replies
    Huffpo ^ | 05/09/2008 | E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental College
    Former journalist Sidney Blumenthal has been widely credited with coining the term “vast right-wing conspiracy” used by Hillary Clinton in 1998 to describe the alliance of conservative media, think tanks, and political operatives that sought to destroy the Clinton White House where he worked as a high-level aide. A decade later, and now acting as a senior campaign advisor to Senator Clinton, Blumenthal is exploiting that same right-wing network to attack and discredit Barack Obama. And he’s not hesitating to use the same sort of guilt-by-association tactics that have been the hallmark of the political right dating back to the...
  • Trump walks onstage to theme of 'Les Miserables,' greets 'deplorables' at his Miami rally

    09/16/2016 4:34:05 PM PDT · by maggief · 63 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 16, 2016 | Oliver Darcy
    Donald Trump continued Friday night to highlight Hillary Clinton’s "basket of deplorables" remark — this time in quite a creative manner. The Republican presidential nominee walked onstage to the theme song of the popular musical "Les Misérables" at a Miami rally, sending the crowd into a frenzy. "Welcome to all you deplorables!" Trump told the audience, prompting a roaring applause.
  • Former DC Bureau Chief: Clinton Surrogate Pitched Me ‘Birther’ Story In 2008 (Sid Blumenthal )

    09/16/2016 12:55:00 PM PDT · by maggief · 60 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 16, 2016 | RACHEL STOLTZFOOS
    Hillary Clinton surrogate Sid Blumenthal personally pitched a reporter on the President Obama “birther” story when she was campaigning for president in 2008, a former Washington reporter said Thursday. The Clinton campaign and the media have consistently refuted Trump’s claim Clinton started the birther movement, which Trump re-upped Friday when he said for the first publicly that he believes Obama was born in the United States. “Hillary Clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy,” Trump said, drawing a slew of media fact checks almost immediately. “I finished it.” But former McClatchy Washington Bureau Chief James Asher has...
  • Press enraged over Trump

    09/16/2016 10:32:59 AM PDT · by maggief · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 16, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Reporters bristled at their treatment during Donald Trump's campaign event Friday, where the GOP presidential nominee only briefly addressed his past skepticism of President Obama's birthplace and abruptly left without taking any questions. Trump then barred reporters from joining a tour of his new hotel, which prompted the pooled television reporters to erase their video from the tour, according to multiple reporters. “As the designated pool producer; attempted to go on pooled tour, as is customary. Was physically restrained from accompanying the camera,” ABC News journalist Candace Smith tweeted. “Blocked is perhaps the better term. Tried to go through the...
  • Clinton to release medical records Wednesday: report

    09/14/2016 1:38:17 PM PDT · by maggief · 187 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 14, 2016 | Lisa Hagen
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will release her medical records Wednesday afternoon, according to MSNBC. This comes hours after GOP presidential nominee Donald revealed the results of his recent medical exam during a Wednesday taping of “The Dr. Oz Show.” The show will air on Thursday. Clinton, who is still recovering from pneumonia, has said she’ll release a more detailed medical report as Trump continues to question her stamina to serve as president. She plans to return to the campaign trail on Thursday.
  • Colin Powell: Hillary’s Hubris ‘Screws Up Everything’

    09/14/2016 8:11:16 AM PDT · by maggief · 28 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 14, 2016 | Blake Neff
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell complained to a friend that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton “screws up” everything she touches thanks to overwhelming personal hubris, a newly-leaked email reveals. Powell sent the email, one of thousands leaked by the organization DC Leaks, to private equity tycoon Jeffrey Leeds Aug. 18, 2015, a few days after Clinton’s private email server was seized by the FBI. Leeds remarked that Clinton’s email scandal was getting “worse every day” and that she “may be in serious trouble.” Powell responded saying Clinton’s problems were her own fault. “Everything HRC touches she kind of screws...
  • Massive barriers outside her Chappaqua home as she recovers from pneumonia

    09/13/2016 12:41:03 PM PDT · by maggief · 120 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | September 13, 2016 | FRANCESCA CHAMBERS
    Hillary Clinton has put physical distance between herself and her supporters as she continues to recover from pneumonia, nursing herself from inside her Chappaqua, New York, home. But large, concrete barriers outside the property and Secret Service officers occupying large black SUVs also block gawkers from getting too close. Onlookers and media can wander down Clinton's road until they reach the concrete structures. They must not, however, park on the street or set foot on the grass. Otherwise, police officers will come to shoo them away.
  • CBS Edits ‘Frequently’ Out of Bill Clinton’s Remarks on Hillary Fainting

    09/13/2016 11:51:14 AM PDT · by maggief · 28 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 13, 2016 | Alyssa Canobbio
    Bill Clinton sat down with CBS’s Charlie Rose on Monday evening and said that Hillary Clinton “frequently” faints because of dehydration, but the word “frequently” was edited out of that night’s broadcast, TMZ reported. In a longer version of the interview that aired Tuesday on CBS This Morning, “frequently” was not removed. (snip) “When you look at the collapse, that video that was taken, you wonder if it’s not more serious than dehydration,” Rose said to Clinton. “No, no. She’s been—well, if it is, it’s a mystery to me and all of her doctors. ‘Cause frequently—not frequently, that’s not—rarely, but...
  • Bill Clinton’s CIA chief joins Trump campaign (James Woolsey)

    09/12/2016 9:44:03 AM PDT · by maggief · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 12, 2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Bill Clinton’s former CIA chief James Woolsey will act as an adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign. Woolsey, who served as director of the CIA from 1993 to 1995 and describes himself as a life-long Democrat, praised Trump’s commitment to ending defense budget cuts from sequestration. He said he can’t support Hillary Clinton because of the controversy surrounding her use of a private email server as secretary of State. “She demonstrated a complete lack of understanding and an inability to lead the agency she headed in such a way as to maintain its mission and security,’ Woolsey said in a statement....
  • Clinton Staffers INCLUDING ROBBIE MOOK Felled By ‘Pneumonia Bug’ Recently; ‘EVERYONE’S BEEN SICK’

    09/12/2016 7:42:05 AM PDT · by maggief · 109 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 12, 2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    People Magazine reports that in recent weeks a half dozen senior Hillary Clinton campaign staffers, including campaign manager Robbie Mook, were taken down by a ‘pneumonia bug’ that caused two staffers to seek urgent care, with one being taken by ambulance to the hospital. The Clinton campaign revealed Sunday afternoon, following Clinton’s mysterious collapse in the morning, that the Democratic Party presidential nominee had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. hillary-drops-2 Excerpt from People’s exclusive, “Pneumonia Bug That Struck Hillary Clinton also Seriously Sickened Several Members of Her Staff.” The illness that sickened Hillary Clinton with pneumonia and caused her...
  • Trump on Clinton’s health: ‘Something’s going on’

    09/12/2016 5:27:15 AM PDT · by maggief · 115 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 12, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump early Monday weighed in on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis, saying “something’s going on.” "I hope she gets well soon. I don't know what's going on," Trump said on "Fox & Friends." "Like you, I see what I see...Something's going on but I just hope she gets well and gets back on the trail and we'll be seeing her at the debate."
  • Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia before incident at 9/11 event, campaign says

    09/11/2016 2:28:07 PM PDT · by maggief · 581 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 11, 2016 | Victor Morton
    Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday, according to her campaign.
  • Trump, Clinton visit ground zero on 9/11 anniversary

    09/11/2016 5:47:56 AM PDT · by maggief · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 11, 2016 | Kyle Balluck
    Presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, visiting ground zero in Manhattan. Trump visited ground zero early Sunday morning, where he spoke to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and New York Rep. Peter King (R). “Fifteen years ago, America suffered the worst terrorist attack in its history. Thousands of mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and innocent American children were murdered by radical Islamic terrorists,” the Republican nominee said in a statement. “Today, we mourn for all the lives lost. We mourn for...
  • Hillary Clinton Bares Her Soul At Baptist Convention

    09/09/2016 8:20:20 AM PDT · by maggief · 118 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 9, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton staged a personal speech about her faith, baring her soul to the congregation and talking personally about her commitment to her faith. “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it,” Clinton said, citing Scripture as she took the stage at the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City. Clinton pointed out that she was born and raised as a Methodist, but was married to Bill Clinton, who was a Southern Baptist and had many friends who were Baptists. She also told the congregation that she occasionally used to...
  • FBI director defends Clinton email probe, document releases

    09/07/2016 3:11:38 PM PDT · by maggief · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | September 7, 2016 | Evan Perez
    Washington (CNN)FBI Director James Comey is defending the bureau's Friday afternoon release of documents from the Hillary Clinton email investigation, saying "we don't play games" and that the documents were put out when ready. In a memo to employees Wednesday, Comey said the decision to not recommend charges against the now-Democratic nominee wasn't a close call.
  • (Mark) Levin: I'm voting for Trump ... here's why

    09/06/2016 4:49:42 PM PDT · by maggief · 280 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | September 6, 2016 | Phil Shiver
    Mark Levin made the big announcement Tuesday night on his radio show after methodically walking listeners through his rationale. (snip) It wasn’t all bad for Trump, however, as Levin later spoke positively about his tax plan, his positions on immigration, law enforcement, and foreign policy. Levin did offer a common and recurring disclaimer: Trump is NOT reliable. But then … the announcement. Listen here: (audio at link) Before getting to Trump, Levin had plenty to say about Hillary Clinton. In short – she is far too dangerously liberal to allow anywhere near the Oval Office.
  • (MSNBC) Brzezinski Doesn’t Want to Show Clip of Clinton Coughing on Campaign Trail

    09/06/2016 5:29:58 AM PDT · by maggief · 54 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 6, 2016 | David Rutz
    Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski bristled on air Tuesday about leading the show’s A block with footage of Hillary Clinton having a coughing fit on the campaign trail a day earlier. “I don’t want to show it,” she said, as MSNBC co-host Joe Scarborough introduced the clip. (snip) “OK, let’s get off of that,” Scarborough said, wanting to go to the next clip as well. “Get off. She’s awesome. Not sick,” Brzezinski said. “Isn’t she awesome? Crowd goes crazy. Trump’s going to jump on this one, isn’t he? Crowd goes crazy. Guys!“ “Should we move on?” former Obama administration official...
  • Hillary just walked away from her press conference due to ANOTHER COUGHING FIT!

    09/05/2016 4:10:54 PM PDT · by maggief · 224 replies
    Twitter ^ | September 5, 2016
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  • Clinton Hits Back at Trump's Questions About Her Stamina

    09/05/2016 2:29:15 PM PDT · by maggief · 80 replies
    abcNews ^ | JOSH HASKELL
    After a month dominated by 35 private fundraisers and few public campaign events, Hillary Clinton fired back at Donald Trump's questions about her stamina in an interview with ABC's David Muir -- saying her team "came out of that convention with an enormous amount of energy and enthusiasm." "No. Not at all," Clinton said when asked if she were being out-campaigned by her Republican rival. "We are now in full campaign mode. All the way to and through Election Day. And I feel very good about the organization we’ve built," Clinton told Muir alongside her running mate, Tim Kaine, in...
  • Hillary Clinton's Cough Has Returned

    09/05/2016 12:36:32 PM PDT · by maggief · 110 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 5, 2016
    Hillary Clinton's Cough Has Returned (Hillary Clinton & Tim Kaine Rally in Cleveland, Ohio (September 5, 2016) Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton Speeches & Events)
  • Hillary Clinton Debuts Personalized ‘Stronger Together’ Campaign Jet

    09/05/2016 8:13:59 AM PDT · by maggief · 147 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 5, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is officially launching her personal private jet, even allowing reporters to ride with her on the trip to Cleveland, Ohio. Several photos and details of the plane quickly dubbed “Hill Force One” were revealed by reporters as they waited to board the flight. The plane is a 14-year-old Boeing 737 that used to fly for Air Berlin, OrenAir and Corendon Dutch Airlines, according to CNN’s Dan Merica. The plane is separated into four cabins, one for Clinton, one for staff, one for the Secret Service and one for the press. The media have more than...
  • (Jacob) Wetterling's remains found: 'Our hearts are broken' (MN: Missing since 1989)

    09/03/2016 7:23:25 AM PDT · by maggief · 30 replies
    Kare11 ^ | September 3, 2016 | Sara Pelissero
    GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - The remains of Jacob Wetterling have been found, according to his mother, Patty. Patty Wetterling told KARE 11's Caroline Lowe Saturday morning, "All I can confirm is that Jacob has been found and our hearts are broken. I am not responding to any media yet as I have no words.”
  • FBI: Hillary Clinton Checked Email on Public State Dept. Balcony

    09/02/2016 12:49:49 PM PDT · by maggief · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 2, 2016 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton knew that she was not allowed to use mobile devices in her office — so she would walk onto the 8th floor balcony of the State Department building to check her email messages, new FBI documents reveal. Clinton’s office was located in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF), where mobile devices were not allowed. “According to [Huma] Abedin, Clinton primarily used her personal BlackBerry or personal iPad for checking emails, and she left the SCIF to do so, often visiting State’s eighth floor balcony,” the FBI investigation noted. The 8th floor is at the...
  • FBI: Hillary Clinton Could Not Remember Briefings Due to Concussion

    09/02/2016 12:04:35 PM PDT · by maggief · 60 replies
    Reuters via Breitbart ^ | September 2, 2016
    (REUTERS) Hillary Clinton told the FBI she did not recall all the briefings she received on handling sensitive information as she made the transition from her post as U.S. secretary of state, due to a concussion suffered in 2012, according to a report released Friday. (snip) “However, in December of 2012, Clinton suffered a concussion and then around the New Year had a blood clot (in her head). Based on her doctor’s advice, she could only work at State for a few hours a day and could not recall every briefing she received,” the report said.
  • FBI releases report on Clinton email investigation

    09/02/2016 10:34:12 AM PDT · by maggief · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 2, 2016 | Katie Bo Williams
    The FBI on Friday released a detailed report on its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, including the summary of its three-hour interview with the former secretary of State. The report totals 58 pages, although large sections have been redacted. In July, FBI Director James Comey announced that he did not recommend charging Clinton with willfully mishandling classified information. While Comey called the former secretary of State “extremely careless” for using the server, he repeatedly said that “no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.” The documents have been a hot commodity on Capitol Hill, where...
  • Pelosi: My nonexistent campaign computer was not hacked

    09/01/2016 1:59:51 PM PDT · by maggief · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 1, 2016 | Mike Lillis
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday refuted claims that Democratic campaign memos, leaked this week by a hacker group, originated from her personal computer. The story can't be true, her office said, because Pelosi doesn't have a personal computer at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) headquarters, which was infiltrated earlier this summer by hackers thought to be tied to Russian intelligence. Pelosi has long warned that the hackers, who also tapped into files held by the Democratic National Committee, were attempting to sway the outcome of November's elections by embarrassing Democrats with a slow drip of leaked...
  • Colin Kaepernick Wears Socks Depicting Cops As Pigs

    09/01/2016 7:56:08 AM PDT · by maggief · 87 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 1, 2016 | Ted Goodman
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been wearing an interesting pair of socks during practice. Kaepernick ignited a nationwide debate last Friday when he chose to sit during the national anthem at a home pre-season game in San Francisco. CBS Sports and a handful of Twitter users noticed that Kaepernick has been wearing practice socks that depict little cartoon police officers as pigs:
  • Bill Clinton used tax dollars to subsidize foundation, private email server

    09/01/2016 6:02:40 AM PDT · by maggief · 52 replies
    POLITICO ^ | September 1, 2016 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    Bill Clinton's staff used a decades-old federal government program, originally created to keep former presidents out of the poorhouse, to subsidize his family’s foundation and an associated business, and to support his wife’s private email server, a POLITICO investigation has found. Taxpayer cash was used to buy IT equipment — including servers — housed at the Clinton Foundation, and also to supplement the pay and benefits of several aides now at the center of the email and cash-for-access scandals dogging Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
  • Clinton emailed classified information after leaving State Dept.

    08/31/2016 6:27:47 AM PDT · by maggief · 91 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 31, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton continued sending classified information even after leaving the State Department, The Post has exclusively learned. On May 28, 2013, months after stepping down as secretary of state, Clinton sent an email to a group of diplomats and top aides about the “123 Deal” with the United Arab Emirates.
  • CNN Alters Trump Tweet By Scrubbing ‘Crooked’ Moniker to Describe Hillary

    08/29/2016 10:05:06 AM PDT · by maggief · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2016
    Sunday, CNN’s “Newsroom” highlighted a tweet from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sent out calling on his opponent Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to release her medical records. Donald J. TrumpVerified account @realDonaldTrump I think that both candidates, Crooked Hillary and myself, should release detailed medical records. I have no problem in doing so! Hillary? 6:24 PM - 28 Aug 2016
  • FBI says foreign hackers penetrated state election systems

    08/29/2016 7:42:23 AM PDT · by maggief · 103 replies
    YAHOO News ^ | August 29, 2016 | Michael Isikoff
    The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases in recent weeks, prompting the bureau to warn election officials across the country to take new steps to enhance the security of their computer systems, according to federal and state law enforcement officials. The FBI warning, contained in a “flash” alert from the FBI’s Cyber Division, a copy of which was obtained by Yahoo News, comes amid heightened concerns among U.S. intelligence officials about the possibility of cyberintrusions, potentially by Russian state-sponsored hackers, aimed at disrupting the November elections. Those concerns prompted Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson...
  • Hillary Fear-Mongering Montage

    08/26/2016 9:54:27 AM PDT · by maggief · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 26, 2016
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  • US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring

    08/26/2016 6:57:14 AM PDT · by maggief · 18 replies
    AP ^ | August 26, 2016 | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment. The Commerce Department said Friday that gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the economy, increased at an annual rate of 1.1 percent in the April-June quarter. That is slightly below its previous estimate last month of 1.2 percent growth.