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  • “The CNN Tapes Are Coming”: Project Veritas Teases A Coming “CNN Whistleblower”

    10/13/2019 5:24:36 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 21 replies
    Blabber Buzz ^ | 10/13/2019 | Infowars
    Having exposed the disturbing realities inside Facebook, Google, The New York Times, and The State Department; Project Veritas’ James O’Keefe just hinted at what could be his biggest exposé yet…Teasing what appears to be a real whistleblower – and remember, these individuals should be protected, according to Schiff et al. O’Keefe just told an audience in Washington DC that “our next Project Veritas #BeBrave insider is from within CNN.” Furthermore, O’Keefe warned one very special individual of what is coming… “It might be time to recall the worst things you’ve said to CNN staff in the hallways, Brian Stetler” Excitement...
  • Jim Jordan: We 'Understand Why' State Department Is Blocking Sondland From Testifying

    10/08/2019 8:03:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/07/2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff fumed on Capitol Hill on Tuesday that Ambassador Gordon SondlandÂ’s testimony is "very relevant" to CongressÂ’s investigation into Ukraine and the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. They have access to text messages that prove Sondland was in contact with his Ukrainian counterparts about the Bidens and the reports of quid pro quo on the part of the president, Schiff shared. The State DepartmentÂ’s decision to block Sondland from testifying, the chairman said, means the White House is "taking actions to prevent us from protecting the nationÂ’s security." Still, Schiff said the panel will continue...
  • Trump defends blocking witness before 'kangaroo court'

    10/08/2019 7:06:45 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/08/19 | Morgan Chalfant
    President Trump on Tuesday defended his administration’s decision to block a key State Department witness from testifying before Congress as part of the House impeachment inquiry, claiming European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland would have been testifying before a “kangaroo court.” “I would love to send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and great American, to testify, but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court, where Republican’s rights have been taken away, and true facts are not allowed out for the public to see,” Trump wrote in a series of tweets Tuesday morning. Trump tweeted shortly after...
  • State orders EU ambassador not to testify before House

    10/08/2019 6:22:10 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/08/19 | Cristina Marcos and Alicia Cohn
    A key witness in the House impeachment inquiry was ordered not to appear at a scheduled deposition with House committees on Tuesday, ramping up tensions between House Democrats and the Trump administration. The State Department instructed Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland not to appear for the deposition, according to his counsel. Sondland, a wealthy hotelier who had donated $1 million to President Trump's inaugural committee before taking his government position, was a figure in the text messages released by Democrats last week that showed administration officials discussing Trump's communications with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. Those talks have become...
  • Dems say State watchdog turned over 'packet of propaganda' (Dems claim info is "propaganda")

    10/02/2019 5:50:51 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 36 replies ^ | 10/2/19 | Jordain Carney
    Democrats say the State Department watchdog used a closed-door briefing on Wednesday to give them "conspiracy theories" tied to Ukraine, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and former Vice President Joe Biden. State Department Inspector General Steve Linick leaves a meeting in a secure area at the Capitol where he met with Senate staff about the State Department and Ukraine, in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) © Associated Press State Department Inspector General Steve Linick leaves a meeting in a secure area at the Capitol where he met with Senate staff about the State Department...
  • State Dept IG To Congress: We Need To Meet About Ukraine — Urgently

    10/02/2019 8:08:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/02/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    What’s the rush? Last night, Inspector General Steve Linick requested an “urgent” meeting with the chairs of several House committees regarding issues related to Ukraine. The State Department watchdog’s request appears related to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s rebuke to House demands for testimony and threats of legal action without following formal subpoena processes. It might also involve allegations of a conflict of interest.The Washington Post reported it last night in a passive voice: The State Department inspector general and two former state officials agreed to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told...
  • Democrats focus on State Department in impeachment inquiry — live updates

    10/02/2019 4:22:18 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 37 replies ^ | 10/2/19 | Emily Tillett, Stefan Becket
    Democrats focus on State Department in impeachment inquiry — live updates Key facts and latest news • The State Department inspector general will brief congressional committee staff about unspecified documents on Wednesday. • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to House committees scheduling depositions from State Department officials, calling it an attempt to "bully" diplomats. • House committee chairs warned Pompeo not to obstruct the impeachment inquiry. • In a July phone call, President Trump urged the president of Ukraine to open an investigation targeting Joe Biden. • Soon after the call, White House officials moved a record of the...
  • State Department Takes New Action On Hillary Investigation

    10/01/2019 8:10:50 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 24 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 9/30*2019 | James Barrett
    As the firestorm over President Trump’s July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky continues to consume the news cycle, the Trump administration has taken new action into a controversy that played a central role in the 2016 election: the Hillary Clinton private email server scandal. The Washington Post reported Saturday that State Department investigators are “investigating the email records of dozens of current and former senior State Department officials who sent messages to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email.” “As many as 130 officials have been contacted in recent weeks by State Department investigators — a list that...
  • Judicial Watch: Court Forces Release of Clinton WikiLeaks Discussion Email that Confirms State...

    09/30/2019 1:07:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 30, 2019 | Staff
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Court Forces Release of Clinton WikiLeaks Discussion Email that Confirms State Department Knew About Her Email Account 'She guards it pretty closely'(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that the State Department provided a previously hidden email which shows that top State Department officials used and were aware of Hillary Clinton’s email account. On December 24, 2010, Daniel Baer, an Obama State Department deputy assistant secretary of state, writes to Michael Posner, a then-assistant secretary of state about Clinton’s private email address: Baer: “Be careful, you just gave the secretary’s personal email address to a bunch...
  • U.S. ambassador to Ukraine is recalled after becoming a political target [May 2019]

    09/25/2019 9:59:56 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 7, 2019 | by Josh Rogin
    The Trump administration has recalled the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine abruptly and ahead of her scheduled departure, after she became a target of political attacks by conservative media outlets and Donald Trump Jr. Democrats see her early departure under pressure as the unfair targeting of a career Foreign Service officer by Team Trump. According to an internal State Department management notice that I obtained, U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch will leave her post permanently on May 20, with no replacement in place and no nominations to fill that position. The House Democratic leadership thinks that Yovanovitch’s early departure under pressure is...
  • Fitton: Documents Reveal State Department Efforts to Undermine Trump

    09/24/2019 11:19:34 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 14 replies ^ | 9/23/19 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch has made public 90 pages of heavily redacted U.S. Department of State documents showing Obama State Department officials’ efforts to disseminate classified information to multiple U.S. Senators immediately prior to President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The information, which included raw intelligence, purported to show “malign” Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Among the senators receiving the classified documents were Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Sen. Robert Corker (R-TN). We obtained the documents through our June 2018 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against the State Department after it failed to respond to a...
  • Missing piece to the Ukraine puzzle: State Department's overture to Rudy Giuliani

    09/20/2019 7:55:20 PM PDT · by bitt · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/20/2019 | john Solomon
    When I was a young journalist decades ago, training to cover Washington, one of my mentors offered sage advice: When it comes to U.S. intelligence and diplomacy, things often aren’t what they first seem. Those words echo in my brain today, as much as they did that first day. And following the news recently, I realize they are just as relevant today with hysteria regarding presidential lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s contacts with Ukraine’s government. The coverage suggests Giuliani reached out to new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s team this summer solely because he wanted to get dirt on possible Trump 2020 challenger...
  • The United States extends its condolences

    09/06/2019 10:01:44 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 63 replies
    U.S. Embassy Zimbabwe ^ | Sept. 5 , 2019 | usembassyharare
    The United States extends its condolences to the Mugabe family and the people of Zimbabwe as they mourn the passing of former President Robert Mugabe. We join the world in reflecting on his legacy in securing Zimbabwe’s independence.
  • Obama administration partners with Brett Kimberlin

    05/29/2012 9:52:32 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-29-12 | DrJohn
    Who is Brett Kimberlin? Brett Kimberlin, also known as the "Speedway Bomber," is the infamous male who set an Indiana town ablaze with a series of coordinated bombings in 1978. The man behind the madness was also convicted of thirty three additional crimes, including illegal use of a Department of Defense insignia, and the Presidential Seal, both of which were used to procure the hard-to-come-by explosives used in the bombings. As a result, Kimberlin served a 17 year prison sentence, in which time he mastered his skills of persuasion by earning a law degree, which he reportedly uses routinely. A...
  • US State Department removes all mention of Palestinian Authority

    08/25/2019 3:31:31 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 37 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/8/19
    The US State Department website has deleted the Palestinian Authority from the list of countries and areas on its website. Until recently, 'Palestinians' appeared on the site under the name 'Palestinian Authority' and before that the 'Palestinian Territories'. Over the past year there has been a significant devaluation of the Palestinian status on the US side, with the State Department ordering to remove any reference that included the word 'occupied territories' in reference to the Palestinian Arabs. .....
  • George Soros's secret 2016 access to State exposes 'big money' hypocrisy of Democrats

    08/07/2019 10:52:25 PM PDT · by bitt · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/7/2019 | john Solomon
    Liberal mega-donor George Soros made some big bets during the last U.S. presidential election. One was that Hillary Clinton would win the presidency. Another was that he could reshape Ukraine’s government to his liking, and that his business empire might find fertile ground in that former Soviet state. So when Donald Trump’s improbable march to the White House picked up steam in the spring of 2016, Team Soros marched to the top of the State Department to protect some of those investments, according to newly released department memos providing a rare glimpse into the Democratic donor’s extraordinary access to the...
  • Staffers at Treasury and State Working Behind Trump’s Back to Preserve Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal

    07/31/2019 4:28:19 PM PDT · by detective · 33 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 31, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    Shortened title. Full title: Ted Cruz Sounds the Alarm: Deep State Staffers at Treasury and State Working Behind Trump’s Back to Preserve Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) sounded the alarm on Wednesday and said that staffers at the Treasury and State Departments are tirelessly working behind President Trump’s back to preserve Obama’s Iran nuke deal. Ted Cruz accused many senior Trump administration officials of continuing to give Tehran waivers allowing the terrorist-supporting regime to conduct nuclear tests at a military bunker that holds Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Cruz said “Deep State” in the Treasury and State who...
  • UN Peacekeeper Discovers Sex Trafficking Inside The UN With Ties To The U.S. State Department

    07/16/2019 11:14:45 PM PDT · by · 54 replies
    COLLECTIVE REVOLUTION ^ | February 6, 2019 | Arjun Walia
    The Facts: Ex Nebraska policewoman, Kathryn Bolkovac, who served as a UN peacekeeper and worked under DynCorp, a military contractor, where she learned about elite level sex trafficking involving the UN, the State Department & Military exposes the truth. Reflect On: Numerous disclosures have been made, yet none of it is ever presented in the mainstream media, and if it is, they attempt to debunk it. Why does this type of activity always involve prominent "elitist" people? Why is it always covered up? The topic of pedophilia is a disturbing one for sure, what's even more disturbing is that this...
  • Former State Department employee sentenced to more than three years in China spy case

    07/10/2019 2:56:49 PM PDT · by detective · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/10/2019 | Jake Gibson, Louis Casiano
    A federal judge sentenced former State Department employee Candace Claiborne to more than three years in prison and a $40,000 fine Tuesday for accepting thousands of dollars in cash and gifts from Chinese intelligence agents in exchange for information. U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss said, “sentencing is never easy,” but also called Claiborne’s crime, “a truly grave offense, a betrayal of her employer and a betrayal of her country” before giving her 40 months in prison in a Washington D.C. courtroom. Claiborne, 63, whom Moss agreed up until now had been a model citizen with no criminal history, said,...
  • Fitton: Emails Show Obama State Department’s Role in Anti-Trump Coup Cabal

    06/17/2019 10:10:43 PM PDT · by bitt · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/17/2019 | Tom Fitton
    John Kerry, President Obama’s secretary of state, seems to be having trouble staying within the legal bounds of the Logan Act, so it’s not surprising that his State Department lieutenants were getting their hands dirty in the conspiracy to bring down Donald Trump. Judicial Watch now has received more evidence of this anti-Trump conspiracy. With The Daily Caller News Foundation, they just released 16 pages of documents revealing senior State Obama officials – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer – coordinated with incoming House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer’s (D-MD) national security advisor, Daniel...