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  • Trump to host G7 at his own Florida resort property

    10/17/2019 10:06:49 AM PDT · by McGruff · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | October 17, 2019 | Maegan Vazquez
    White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announced during a White House press briefing that the 2020 G7 summit will be held at Trump National in Doral, Florida, from June 10-12. "We used the same set of criteria that previous administrations have used," Mulvaney said. He said Doral was "far and away the best physical facility for this meeting." President Donald Trump is sure to receive criticism and will face questions about whether he stands to profit financially from the large summit. Trump has received such criticism in the past for hosting foreign leaders, including China's President Xi Jinping,...
  • EU's Juncker says no need for more Brexit delay (Breaking: Agreement reached)

    10/17/2019 8:29:21 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 24 replies
    Times of India ^ | Oct 17, 2019
    BRUSSELS: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker congratulated Prime Minister Boris Johnson on their Brexit withdrawal deal on Thursday and said it meant there should be "no further delay". "We have a deal, and this deal means there is no need for any kind of prolongation," Juncker told reporters as he welcomed the British leader to EU headquarters ahead of summit talks. British MPs are expected to vote on the deal on Saturday. Pro-EU parliamentarians hope they can defeat it and Brexit can still be delayed to allow a general election or a new referendum on whether to leave the EU...
  • LIVE THREAD President Donald Trump Rally in Dallas, TX 10/17/19 7PM CDT

    10/17/2019 7:45:18 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 35 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting ^ | 10/17/2019 | El Paso Times
    From The El Paso Times On Thursday, President Donald Trump — who has made several trips to the state while in office — will be in Dallas. This time he'll be in Texas as an incumbent seeking re-election, working to win the state's 38 hotly sought after electoral votes in 2020. The president, joined by thousands of expected attendees, will be at the American Airlines Center on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. CDT. As he travels to the Lone Star State, Trump is tied up in controversy around the impeachment inquiry into conversations with the Ukraine president. This will be...
  • Denuclearization dialogue leads to more North Korean warheads

    10/17/2019 4:13:22 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 10 replies
    The Korea Times (Seoul, South Korea) ^ | By Yi Whan-woo, Kim Yoo-chul
    By Yi Whan-woo, Kim Yoo-chul As nuclear negotiations between North Korea and the United States remain in a stalemate after no "substantial outcome" from their recent encounter in Sweden, the lack of visible progress in the denuclearization dialogue is raising concerns that the North is "buying time" for its military and nuclear advancement. During an Asan Institute for Policy Studies security forum held in Seoul, Tuesday, Bruce Bennett, a senior defense analyst at the Washington-based RAND Corporation, claimed that despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's promise to end his nuclear program, Pyongyang has not taken any meaningful measures toward this....
  • Johnson Finally Has Brexit Deal With The EU

    10/17/2019 2:53:33 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 35 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/17/2019 | Thomas Colson, Adam Bienkov and Adam Payne
    LONDON - Boris Johnson has agreed the terms of a Brexit deal, paving the way for a historic vote in the UK parliament which could finally see the UK leave the European Union. Negotiators in the Belgian capital worked intensively on Tuesday and Wednesday to agree a revised version of the withdrawal agreement, which is set to be put before the UK Parliament on Saturday.
  • How Amazon.com moved into the business of U.S. elections

    10/16/2019 6:45:44 PM PDT · by greeneyes · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/15/2019 | Nandita Bose
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections. The expansion by Amazon Web Services into state and local elections has quietly gathered pace since the 2016 U.S. presidential vote. More than 40 states now use one or more of Amazon’s election offerings, according to a presentation given by an Amazon executive this year and seen by Reuters...snip
  • Trump's Syria plan reveals a master strategist in the White House

    10/16/2019 11:03:13 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 57 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 16, 2019 | Richard Jack Rail
    Everybody thought we had to keep our troops around so the Turks wouldn't invade Northern Syria and kill off all the Kurds. Everybody wanted them to negotiate with the Kurds and figured the only way to do that was little by little, by getting allies to reason with Turkey and hem and haw and maybe buy her off as in times past. Meanwhile, we had to keep the two ancient enemies, Kurds and Turks, apart. Negotiations would ever happen only if our troops stayed. Trump saw the situation differently. As beautifully laid out by Sundance at Conservative Treehouse, removing our...
  • Erdogan WILL meet with Pence and Pompeo

    10/16/2019 7:39:44 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 36 replies
    Twatter ^ | 16 Oct 2019 | Fahrettin Altun ‏Verified account
    Earlier today, the President told @SkyNews that he won’t receive a U.S. delegation that is visiting Ankara today. He does plan to meet the U.S. delegation led by @VP tomorrow — as confirmed in the below statement to the Turkish press.
  • Supremes have no problem with teacher forcing Christian student to voice Islamic prayer

    10/15/2019 11:22:09 PM PDT · by amorphous · 99 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 15, 2019 | WND Staff
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take the case of a public school teacher who required her students to recite the Islamic "conversion prayer" or receive a failing grade. The Thomas More Law Center is defending Caleigh Wood, a Christian student in 11th grade at La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland. Wood refused to deny her faith "by making a written profession of the Muslim conversion prayer known as the shahada – 'There is no god by allah and Muhammad is the messenger of allah,'" Thomas More said. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled...
  • Pelosi: No House vote on impeachment inquiry [Developing]

    10/15/2019 3:58:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 133 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 15, 2019 | Scott Wong, Mike Lillis
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued to stand firm Tuesday, insisting she will not stage a vote on the House floor to officially launch an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Trump and his Republican allies have been pressuring Pelosi to hold a formal vote to begin the investigation — a move they believe would grant them more power and influence in the process, including the ability to call and subpoena their own witnesses. Last month, Pelosi formally launched an impeachment inquiry into Trump after months of resisting calls from her caucus to do so, but she has faced pressure to hold an...
  • Ukraine Was Investigating Hunter Biden Before Trump’s Phone Call: A revelation alters the timeline

    10/15/2019 9:40:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 10/15/2019 | Matthew Vadum
    Officials in Ukraine reportedly opened an investigation into an energy company that employed former Vice President Joe Biden’s son long before President Donald Trump’s July 25 nothing-burger of a telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that spurred the Democrats’ haphazard, increasingly Kafkaesque impeachment inquiry. The time element of the revelation, devastating as it is to the 2016-election-nullification push disguised as an impeachment process, has been largely ignored by the mainstream media which is overly preoccupied –as usual— attacking President Trump. The information came last week from investigative reporter John Solomon, who recently was hired as a Fox News...
  • Trump Makes Real Progress with China While Dems Play Impeachment

    10/15/2019 9:03:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/15/19 | ROGER L. SIMON
    It's rather a miracle, actually, that Trump was able to negotiate anything with so many domestic enemies out to get him 24/7. It couldn't be more obvious that most Democrats and their media shills would rather Trump not succeed with China (or anything) if that meant his reelection. Forget the prosperity and peace of the nearly two billion citizens of both countries, not to mention the rest of the world, linked inextricably as they are to the two largest economies. Orange Man must go. Trump Derangement Syndrome has turned into a pathology more severe than paranoid schizophrenia. It's as if...
  • Hunter Biden Admits To Getting Lucrative Deals Because Of Dad

    10/15/2019 6:06:20 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 56 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 15, 2019
    “It’s impossible for me to be on any of the boards... without saying I’m the son of the VP” “If your last name wasn’t Biden do you think you would’ve been.. on the board?” “Probably not”
  • Trump Followed His Gut on Syria. Calamity Came Fast.

    10/14/2019 3:44:39 PM PDT · by Mariner · 142 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 14th, 2019 | David E. Sanger
    President Trump’s acquiescence to Turkey’s move to send troops deep inside Syrian territory has in only one week’s time turned into a bloody carnage, forced the abandonment of a successful five-year-long American project to keep the peace on a volatile border, and given an unanticipated victory to four American adversaries: Russia, Iran, the Syrian government and the Islamic State. Rarely has a presidential decision resulted so immediately in what his own party leaders have described as disastrous consequences for American allies and interests. How this decision happened — springing from an “off-script moment” with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey,...
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Mandating Free Abortions at All Colleges and Universities

    10/13/2019 8:05:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 70 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 12, 2019 | Steven Ertelt
    California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a radical bill that would force colleges to provide free abortions on campus. The pro-abortion bill, which passed the state legislature in September, mandates that all public colleges and universities provide abortion drugs for free to students up to 10 weeks of pregnancy starting Jan. 1, 2023. The bill promotes abortion instead of providing young women with pregnancy support and options. Now that the bill has become law, 34 public college campuses in the state will be forced to begin providing abortion drugs. According to the bill, lawmakers hope to collect about...
  • Schiff Says Congress May Not Need To Interview Whistleblower After All

    10/13/2019 6:02:30 PM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 86 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 13, 2019 | Chuck Ross
    Rep. Adam Schiff said Sunday that the House Intelligence Committee might not need to interview the CIA analyst who filed a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump, a reversal for the Democrat, who has come under fire for failing to disclose the whistleblower’s contacts with his office. Schiff acknowledged he initially supported the whistleblower testifying about the Aug. 12 complaint, which centered on a July 25 phone call Trump had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. “Given that we already have the call record, we don’t need the whistleblower who wasn’t on the call to tell us what took place during...
  • Maria Bartiromo: DOJ inspector general report due out Friday and covers 'more than just FISA abuse'

    10/13/2019 5:56:15 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 123 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 13 Oct 19 | Daniel Chaitin
    Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo says her sources are telling her an extensive report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on alleged Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuses by the Justice Department and the FBI will be released by the end of next week. Bartiromo, who is the first journalist to report an exact release date, discussed what she had learned on her Fox News show, Sunday Morning Futures, with two Republican congressmen who deduced former high-ranking government officials are bracing for a scathing critique. "I’m hearing the IG report will be out this upcoming Friday, Oct. 18, and my...
  • Kurds reach deal with Syrian army

    10/13/2019 5:26:48 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 26 replies
    BBC ^ | 13 October, 2019 | BBC
    The Kurds in Syria say the Syrian government has agreed to send its army to the northern border to try to halt Turkey's offensive against them. Syrian state media earlier reported that government forces had been deployed to the north. It follows the US decision to pull all its remaining troops from the area... (Turkey said) It also plans to resettle more than three million Syrian refugees currently in Turkey within the zone. Many of them are not Kurds. Critics have warned this could lead to ethnic cleansing of the local Kurdish population. (Just as Turkey did after it took...
  • The (Louisiana) Legislative Races Were A Runaway For Conservatives Last Night

    10/13/2019 4:52:09 PM PDT · by abb · 47 replies
    They Hayride ^ | October 13, 2019 | Scott McKay
    There was a decent indication of the rout in Louisiana legislative races to come back in August, when the Democrats failed to qualify credible candidates in the majority of districts up for grabs due to term limits – including several districts they currently control. We knew then that the Republican majorities of 60 votes in the House (out of 105) and 25 votes in the Senate (out of 39) were going to expand. When qualifying was over, those 60 House votes became 63 because the Democrats didn’t event contest seats being vacated by Sam Jones, Truck Gisclair and James Armes....
  • Democrats ratchet up impeachment secrecy

    10/13/2019 10:53:26 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 12, 2019 11:12 PM | Byron York
    A week ago, House Republicans complained that Democrats imposed excessive secrecy on interviews conducted as part of the drive to impeach President Trump. Now, the situation appears to have gotten worse. Friday's interview of Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, marked a new point — a low point, as Republicans see it — in Democratic efforts to keep impeachment information out of public view. In this way: The two previous impeachment interviews, with former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker and Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson, were conducted in the format of what is known as a...