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  • Trump campaign finance violation would 'certainly' be impeachable offense, top Dem says

    12/10/2018 12:28:23 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/9/18 | Gregg Re
    The top Democrat expected to lead the House Judiciary Committee next month claimed on Sunday that if President Trump broke campaign finance laws by arranging hush-money payments to mistresses, he would have committed "impeachable offenses ... in the service of fraudulently obtaining the office." The comments by Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., on CNN's "State of the Union" were striking in part because the 71-year-old congressman was on the Judiciary Committee when it voted to impeach former President Bill Clinton, which Nadler said at the time was tantamount to an attempted coup and a gross abuse of the impeachment power. The...
  • Kid Rock Pays Off $81,000 Layaway Debts for 350 Customers at Tennessee Walmart

    12/10/2018 12:35:07 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/9/18 | Justin Caruso
    Kid Rock gave the Nashville, Tennessee, community a nice Christmas present this week, paying off $81,000 in layaway debts at an area Walmart. “@tylerperry Great idea! I followed your lead and paid off the layaway at my local Walmart in Nashville. Merry Christmas and God Bless You!” Kid Rock said in a tweet Friday, following the lead of Tyler Perry, who paid off layaway debts at Walmarts in Georgia.
  • Caregivers for 3,600 migrant teens reportedly lack complete abuse checks

    12/08/2018 6:07:47 AM PST · by McQ444 · 9 replies
    CBS news ^ | 2018-12-08 21:00 | associated dpress
    Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. -- from nannies to teachers to coaches -- has undergone state screenings to ensure they have no proven history of abusing or neglecting kids. One exception: thousands of workers at two federal detention facilities holding 3,600 migrant teens in the government's care, The Associated Press has learned.
  • Trump to announce Heather Nauert as pick for UN Ambassador Friday, sources tell Fox News

    12/07/2018 12:23:10 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/6/18 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    President Trump will tweet Friday morning that he is nominating State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, replacing outgoing official Nikki Haley, multiple sources tell Fox News. Back in October, Nauert, a former Fox News host, was believed to be a "leading contender" for the position, sources familiar with the selection process said at the time. Haley unexpectedly announced her resignation in October and promised to serve in her role through the end of 2018. At the time, she described her time in the position as a "blessing," but offered no reason for...
  • Grassley pushes GOP to vote on criminal justice reform

    12/04/2018 9:58:46 AM PST · by Steve1999 · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2018-12-04 21:00 | Kelly Cohen
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Tuesday called on the Senate to take up and pass a criminal justice reform bill that's backed by the Trump administration, and said it would be worth approving fewer of Trump's judicial nominees to get it done.
  • Secret service agents tell of milk and cookie raids with George H. W. Bush

    12/04/2018 12:26:53 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/3/18 | RONALD KESSLER
    Secret Service agents breathed a collective sigh of relief when George H. W. Bush took office. Unlike previous presidents Lyndon Johnson and Jimmy Carter, Bush treated agents with respect and consideration. Bush 'made it clear to all his staff that none of them was a security expert, and if the Secret Service made a decision, he was the one to sign off on it, and they were never to question our decisions or make life difficult,' former agent Pete Dowling says.
  • North Dakota man admits stealing forklift, planning to flip Trump’s limousine to 'kill' president

    12/03/2018 12:34:43 AM PST · by LoicW · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/2/18 | Nicole Darrah
    A North Dakota man accused of plotting to use a forklift to flip over President Trump's limo to "kill the president" pleaded guilty on Friday. Gregory Lee Leingang, 42, was charged in federal court regarding his plan that revolved around Trump's visit to Mandan, North Dakota, in September 2017, the Grand Forks Herald reported.
  • War veteran Peter Gouldstone, 98, dies a month after violent robbery

    12/02/2018 3:20:43 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 15 replies
    Sky News ^ | 12/2/18 | Sky News
    A 98-year-old man has died a month after a violent robbery left him with two bleeds on the brain. Second World War veteran Peter Gouldstone was attacked in Enfield, north London, in the home he had lived in for more than 60 years. He was taken to hospital but died on Friday.
  • Student told to move out after roommates find her legally owned firearms 'uncomfortable'

    12/02/2018 1:29:20 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/1/18 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A Harvard graduate student was told she has to move out of her apartment after her roommates found her legally owned firearms “uncomfortable” and anxiety-inducing. Leyla Pirnie, a 24-year-old Alabama native, told the Washington Free Beacon that she felt roommates violated her privacy after searching her room without her consent and then confronting her over gun ownership.
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott suspends Brenda Snipes from role as supervisor of elections

    12/01/2018 10:01:59 AM PST · by LoicW · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/30/18 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday suspended Brenda Snipes from her duties as the supervisor of elections in Broward County, and chose her temporary successor following the contentious recount in the state’s governor and U.S. Senate races during the midterm elections earlier this month. Scott, who is headed to the Senate after defeating Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, faulted Snipes for “misfeasance, incompetence and neglect of duty” in a news release announcing his decision made via executive order.
  • ‘Murphy Brown’ Features Trump Supporters Beating Reporters

    12/01/2018 8:52:03 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/30/18 | Warner Todd Huston
    The CBS reboot of Murphy Brown featured a storyline where one of the show’s reporters is beaten and put in the hospital after attending a Donald Trump rally. In the episode, character Frank Fontana (Joe Regalbuto) is sent to a Trump rally to report live on the event. During the event the faux Trump singles out “fibbing Frank Fontana” and the crowd boos him, Entertainment Weekly reports. After the live shot, Murphy Brown (Candice Bergen) and her crew find out that Frank was attacked and seriously injured at the rally by Trump fans.
  • hundreds of devastated GM workers gather in solemn PRAYER over the closure of their plant

    11/30/2018 12:46:27 PM PST · by ZeroToHero · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/30/18 | Emily Crane
    Hundreds of General Motors workers and their families have gathered in Ohio for an emotional prayer vigil over the closure of their plant and the loss of 15,000 jobs across the company. The solemn prayer vigil took place outside the General Motors plant in Lordstown on Thursday. It is among the five GM plants across North America that are set to close next year. Emotional co-workers hugged each other and wiped away tears as they prayed together.

    11/30/2018 12:43:29 AM PST · by LoicW · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 29/11/18 | Virginia Kruta
    Thousands of migrants associated with the caravan have been treated in Tijuana, Mexico for infectious diseases, ranging from simple respiratory infections to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, according to a recent report from the border.
  • Australian politician hails tribe’s border policy after missionary's killing: report

    11/28/2018 12:43:16 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/28/18 | Stephen Sorace
    An Australian politician known for her staunch anti-immigration policy has praised a remote Indian island tribe for defending their way of life after reportedly killing an American missionary with bows and arrows earlier this month. Sen. Pauline Hanson, of the country’s One Nation Party, filed a motion on Tuesday calling for the Senate to "support the desire of the Sentinelese people to protect their culture and way of life,” Australia’s ABC News reported. "I for one will not be condemning the Sentinelese as racist for keeping their borders closed, nor will I condemn them for their lack of diversity,” Hanson...
  • 3 US service members killed in Afghanistan roadside bomb blast; deadliest incident this year

    11/28/2018 12:39:57 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/28/18 | Lucas Tomlinson
    Three American service members were killed in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan on Tuesday, marking the deadliest day for U.S. forces in the embattled country this year. Three American troops were killed and three others were wounded in the attack in the notorious Taliban hotbed – Ghazini city – after their armored vehicle drove over a massive bomb buried under the road. An American contractor was also wounded in the attack. Including Tuesday’s attack, 12 Americans have been killed in combat in Afghanistan this year. Five Americans have been killed this month alone.
  • Trump: 'Grabber' migrants used children as human shields at border

    11/27/2018 12:37:43 AM PST · by LoicW · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/27/18 | Gregg Re
    At a Monday night roundtable in Mississippi on his bipartisan criminal justice reform effort, President Trump charged that some migrants he identified as "grabbers" who rushed the San Ysidro, Calif., point of entry on Sunday essentially used children as human shields at the border. "We've had some very violent people, and we don't want, frankly, those people in our society," Trump said at the Biloxi event, which included Mississippi law enforcement officials and South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. "We don't want those people in our country. Three Border Patrol people yesterday were very badly hurt, getting hit with rocks...
  • California Democratic Party chair takes leave of absence amid sexual misconduct investigation

    11/27/2018 12:33:36 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/27/18 | Samuel Chamberlain
    California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman, who is facing an internal investigation after multiple party staffers accused him of sexual assault or harassment, is taking a leave of absence until the probe is finished, the party announced Monday. Party spokesperson Mike Roth said Bauman had decided to take a leave of absence "[a]fter taking the holiday weekend to consider the most constructive path forward for the work of the California Democratic Party". "Chair Bauman believes this decision is the best way to ensure the independence and integrity of the process," Roth added. "The Party is confident that the procedures in...
  • Maxine Waters: Border ‘Chaos’ Is a ‘Political Ploy’ by Trump

    11/26/2018 8:41:31 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/18 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) called the ongoing border crisis a “political ploy” by President Donald Trump. Water said, “Well, I am very saddened to see this situation with desperate people and all of this has being the political ploy of the president of the United States of America. He made this the central part of his platform, that he was going to do something about these migrants who were coming here."
  • Democrat Kamala Harris could lose seat on Senate Judiciary Committee, report says

    11/25/2018 11:53:52 PM PST · by LoicW · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/26/18 | Dom Calicchio
    Reducing the size of the 21-member Senate Judiciary Committee is reportedly among the actions being considered by Senate Republicans as they prepare for the next Congress. If that happens, Sen. Kamala Harris of California -- a high-profile Democrat who is considered a possible candidate for her party’s 2020 presidential nomination -- could be left off the panel, according to a report.
  • Kamala Harris, Cory Booker ‘basic income’ plans likely remove work incentive, think tank says

    11/25/2018 11:51:00 PM PST · by LoicW · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/25/18 | Dom Calicchio
    Two Democrats in the U.S. Senate – both said to be eyeing the party’s 2020 presidential nomination -- recently announced so-called “basic income” plans for America’s lower-income families. A liberal publication, meanwhile, says neither plan goes far enough to aid families, and the government should instead just start “writing them checks.” But the Heritage Foundation argues that such plans tend to fail, in part because they tend to remove the incentive for work.