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  • Former Clinton State Dept Employee Arrested - Concealed Numerous Foreign Intelligence Contacts

    04/13/2017 10:15:38 AM PDT · by ReformedMedia · 34 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 04-13-2017 | Tim Brown
    I, both felony offenses, for allegedly concealing numerous contacts that she had over a period of years with foreign intelligence agents, according to a federal complaint that was unsealed at the end of March. Ms. Claiborne began working as an Office Management Specialist for the Department of State in 1999. She has served overseas at a number of posts, including embassies and consulates in Baghdad, Iraq, Khartoum, Sudan, and Beijing and Shanghai, China. According to a statement by the Justice Department: As a condition of her employment, Claiborne maintains a Top Secret security clearance. Claiborne also is required to report any...
  • Trump Department of State supports the Muslim Brotherhood, White House caves

    04/02/2017 10:32:23 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 89 replies
    Refugee Resettlement Watch ^ | March 31 2017 | Ann Corcoran
    Not only on the Refugee Admissions front (see my previous post), but obviously fearing powerful Islamists, the US State Department has convinced the wobbling White House to not name the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization. From Leo Hohmann at World Net Daily yesterday: President Trump has decided not to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, at least for now, according to published reports citing pressure from the U.S. State Department and the King of Jordan. Anonymous sources told the Washington Times that the administration “backed down from a plan to designate the Brotherhood” after an internal State...
  • Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy

    03/31/2017 9:11:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 31, 2017 11:21 AM EDT | Matthew Daly
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is criticizing President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to international programs, saying “turning our backs on diplomacy won’t make our country safer.” The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee made the comments in a speech at Georgetown University on Friday. She also took a veiled swipe at the Trump administration — and drew applause from the crowd — when she remarked, “here I go again, talking about research, evidence and facts.” …
  • McConnell says deep State Department budget cuts won't pass

    02/28/2017 12:11:30 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 54 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 28, 2017 | by Richard Cowan
    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he would not back slashing State Department funding as the Trump administration is expected to propose, adding that deep cuts would not pass the legislative chamber. Speaking to reporters, McConnell also said Republicans, who control both the Senate and the House of Representatives, are still not in agreement on a healthcare plan to replace Obamacare.
  • Documents: Hillary Clinton May Have Killed Investigations into Pedophile Ring at State Dept.

    03/30/2017 4:29:54 PM PDT · by ReformedMedia · 66 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 03-30-2017 | Tim Brown
    While I am skeptical of where this will lead, it is noteworthy to see that this report comes from NBC and more specifically Chuck Todd.  In a report earlier this week, NBC reported that there were allegations that while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, the quashed investigations into a prostitution and pedophile ring that was operating inside the department in order to avoid scandal and protect high-ranking employees and an ambassador. “Serious allegations concerning the State Department,” the NBC anchor said.  “According to internal State Department memos the agency might have called off or intervened into investigations into possibly...
  • State employee charged in FBI probe

    03/29/2017 1:25:17 PM PDT · by billorites · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 29, 2017 | Olivia Beavers
    A State Department employee pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday after being charged in an FBI investigation, the Department of Justice announced. Candace Claiborne, who worked in the Caucasus Affairs office of the State Department, is being charged for two felony offenses. Claiborne is being charged with “obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements to the FBI, both felony offenses, for allegedly concealing numerous contacts that she had over a period of years with foreign intelligence agents,” a Department of Justice release said. Claiborne, who has a Top Secret security clearance, failed to disclose her foreign contacts abroad...
  • NBC News: Hillary Clinton ‘Covered Up’ Pedophile Ring At State Department

    03/29/2017 4:19:19 AM PDT · by gaggs · 28 replies
    Video: An NBC news report from 2013 claimed that Hillary Clinton, while secretary of state, shut down an investigation into an elite pedophile ring in State Department ranks in order to avoid scandal and protect the careers of high ranking officials and an ambassador.
  • OBAMA HOLDOVERS RETAIN KEY STATE DEPARTMENT JOBS

    03/17/2017 8:23:40 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 35 replies
    powerline ^ | MARCH 16, 2017 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    President Trump fancies himself the new Andrew Jackson. But did Jackson allow holdovers from John Quincy Adams’ administration to guide his foreign policy? I raise the question because of reports that architects of some of President Obama’s worst foreign policies are making policy at Trump’s State Department. Let’s first consider the case of Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, the Iran director for former President Obama’s National Security Council. According to Jordan Schachtel of Conservative Review, Ms. Nowrouzzadeh “has burrowed into the government under President Trump” and “is now in charge of Iran and the Persian Gulf region on the policy planning staff at...
  • VIDEO: Finally! Congress is investigating George Soros

    03/16/2017 4:13:59 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 22 replies
    POWDERED WIG SOCIETY ^ | March 15, 2017 | Thomas Madison
    Better late than never! George Soros has been getting away with causing a great deal of misery in the world for decades. It is well past time he was investigated for it, which is exactly what House Republicans are doing. Billionaire George Soros has long been accused of meddling in European politics, and now American lawmakers are demanding answers over reports United States tax dollars are going to help fund some of his liberal causes in the small, conservative country of Macedonia, reports CBN News. Seven congressmen want to know why the U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia Jess Baily, appointed by...
  • Iran Deal Architect is Now Running Tehran Policy at State Dept

    03/15/2017 9:01:40 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 24 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | March 14, 2017
    A trusted Obama aide who once worked for an alleged Iranian regime lobbying group is one of the individuals in charge of Iran policy planning at the State Department under Secretary Rex Tillerson. Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, the Iran director for former President Obama’s National Security Council (NSC), has burrowed into the government under President Trump. She’s now in charge of Iran and the Persian Gulf region on the policy planning staff at the State Department. To make matters worse, Nowrouzzadeh is a former employee of the National Iranian-American Council (NIAC), a non-profit that is accused of being a lobbying group for...
  • Globalist-Minded Media Fraught Over “Deliberate” and “Well Prepared” Acumen of Secretary T-Rex…

    02/19/2017 5:05:55 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 28 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 19, 2017 | Sundance
    We are so fortunate Rex Tillerson was willing to take on the role of Secretary of State. T-Rex’s approach is giving the pearl-clutching leftists fits, as outlined in this article by ABC which displays their collective angst. Via ABC) [..] In his first weeks as America’s top diplomat, Tillerson has gone to great lengths to avoid attracting attention, despite a growing perception in Washington that the State Department is being sidelined by a power-centric White House.
  • Report: Fox News anchor Heather Nauert to join Trump State Dept.

    03/04/2017 4:24:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 4, 2017 | Joe Concha
    Fox News anchor Heather Nauert has been hired by the State Department to be its spokeswoman, according to a report Saturday.Nauert accepted the job this week, Bloomberg News ...
  • REPORT: Obama Administration Set Up Meeting Between Jeff Sessions And Russian Ambassador

    03/03/2017 7:37:25 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Sean Hannity Show ^ | March 3, 2017 | Staff
    Democrats continue to attack Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a pair of meetings he had with the Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in 2016 while he was a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and an occasional surrogate for the Trump campaign. However, a new report from Fox News is throwing cold water on the idea that the meetings were part of some nefarious plot between the Trump campaign and Russia. Over at FoxNews.com, Hans Von Spakovsky reports that least one of the meetings was actually arranged, in part, by the Obama administration. The first [meeting] came at a conference...
  • Vault 7, EMPTY...? Not a peep, not even an EXPLANATION..?

    02/20/2017 6:47:42 PM PST · by gaijin · 18 replies
    MyBrain | Feb. 20th, 2017 | me
    The much-ballyhooed Vault 7 Opening Deadline, Feb 19th, has come and gone everywhere on planet Earth. I love Assange, I don't care how wirey or bleached his hair is, I don't care how wraithish his frame: The man comes through with the goods; when he says something big will happen? Big things happen. This time..? Zip, zilch, NADA. What gives? There has got to be a reason for this. The election in Ecuador..? I'm not OWED anything, I don't like the Entitlement Mentality. It's just that THIS time, it's all different.
  • Secretary Rex Tillerson Begins Deconstructing 7th Floor “Shadow Government” at Dept of State…

    02/18/2017 10:00:11 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 23 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Feb. 17, 2017 | Sundance
    The term “shadow government” is not a construct of critics; it’s actually the term the professional bureaucrats within the 7th floor of the Washington DC based Department of State gave to themselves. The career political operatives who reign within the State Department openly view themselves as a distinctly separate state governing authority, with no attachment to the policies or objectives of the United States presidency or any mere elected official therein.
  • Secretary Rex Tillerson Begins Deconstructing 7th Floor “Shadow Government” at Dept of State

    02/17/2017 10:05:58 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 68 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | February 17, 2017
    The term “shadow government” is not a construct of critics; it’s actually the term the professional bureaucrats within the 7th floor of the Washington DC based Department of State gave to themselves (link) The career political operatives who reign within the State Department openly view themselves as a distinctly separate state governing authority, with no attachment to the policies or objectives of the United States presidency or any mere elected official therein. For years this group has considered themselves “the untouchables”. They live a life of high financed indulgence including: massive expense accounts, chartered airline travel, swanky cocktail parties, expense...
  • Secretary Of State Tillerson FIRES the deep state ‘shadow government/7th floor’ traitors from State

    02/17/2017 5:57:49 AM PST · by Fennie · 105 replies
    IWB/CBS ^ | February 17, 2017 | IWB/Margaret Brennan, Kylie Atwood
    While Rex Tillerson is on his first overseas trip as Secretary of State, his aides laid off staff at the State Department on Thursday. Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told today that their services were no longer needed. Remember, the "7th Floor" of the State Department was the 'SHADOW GOVERNMENT'.
  • It's a bloodbath at the State Department

    02/17/2017 11:47:10 AM PST · by kingattax · 1 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 17, 2017 | Daniel Halper
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is cleaning house at the State Department, according to a report. Staffers in the offices of deputy secretary of state for management and resources as well as counselor were shown the door Thursday, according to CBS News. Many of those let go were on the building’s seventh floor — top-floor bigs — a symbolically important sign to the rest of the diplomatic corps that their new boss has different priorities than the last one. The staffing changes came as Tillerson was on his first foreign trip — attending a G-20 meeting in Bonn, Germany.
  • It's A Bloodbath At The State Department

    02/17/2017 9:10:13 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 272 replies
    nypost.com ^ | February 17, 2017 | Daniel Halper
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is cleaning house at the State Department, according to a report. Staffers in the offices of deputy secretary of state for management and resources as well as counselor were shown the door Thursday, according to CBS News. Many of those let go were on the building’s seventh floor — top-floor bigs — a symbolically important sign to the rest of the diplomatic corps that their new boss has different priorities than the last one. This week’s round of firings marks the second time State Department personnel have been cleared out since President Trump took office...
  • House Oversight Chairman Chaffetz refers Bryan Pagliano to DOJ for charges

    02/16/2017 7:17:55 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 84 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 02/16/2017 | John Sexton
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions today asking Sessions to consider convening a grand jury or bringing charges against Hillary Clinton’s former IT guy, Bryan Pagliano. Pagliano was subpoenaed to testify before the committee last year but refused to appear on two occasions. After the second refusal, the Oversight Committee voted to hold Pagliano in contempt. Chaffetz’ letter to AG Sessions reads in part, “Because Pagliano’s job functions included supporting mobile computing issues across the Department, he was uniquely positioned to answer questions regarding State Department policies and practices...