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  • Guess Who Tim Kaine Is Blaming For The Attack On Saudi Arabia? (HINT: Not Iran)

    09/19/2019 8:14:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/19/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    I’ll give you three guesses and the first two don’t count. Wait… you still need a hint? It rhymes with “rump.” Yes, Virginia Senator (and failed Vice Presidential candidate) Tim Kaine sat down yesterday with CNN’s John Berman to talk about the recent attack on a major Saudi Arabian oil refinery. Given all of the finger-pointing that’s been going on, surely he would be able to shed some light on things and offer a bit of clarity, right? Of course. And he quickly did, pinning the blame on Donald Trump for creating an atmosphere of war by continually “provoking” Iran...
  • US attorney recommends proceeding with charges against McCabe, as DOJ rejects last-ditch appeal

    09/12/2019 10:30:29 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 124 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept 12, 2019 | Jake Gibson
    U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu has recommended moving forward with charges against Andrew McCabe, Fox News has learned, as the Justice Department rejects a last-ditch appeal from the former top FBI official. McCabe appealed the decision of the U.S. attorney for Washington all the way up to the deputy attorney general, but the department rejected that request, according to a person familiar with the situation.
  • The Commander-in-Chief is raiding his own military.

    09/08/2019 7:03:15 PM PDT · by Steely eyed killer of the deep · 74 replies
    Email ^ | 07 Sept 2019 | Senator Tim Kaine
    Dear friend, This week, the Trump Administration announced plans to take $3.6 billion away from military construction projects so the President can build portions of his border wall. That includes taking away more than $77 million from projects in Virginia. President Trump's decision to pull funding from critical national security projects is deeply concerning. Our military construction funding should be used for safety improvements that protect our troops and bolster our national security, not for a vanity project. The Department of Defense informed me that the Administration plans to take funding away from the following military construction projects in Virginia:...
  • McCabe sues FBI, DOJ, blames Trump for his firing

    08/08/2019 1:45:13 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 87 replies
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Justice Department and FBI over his termination from the agency last year, arguing that his firing was a politically motivated move stemming from President Trump
  • Andrew McCabe: The Time Has Come For Congress To Pursue A Dedicated Impeachment Inquiry

    07/26/2019 4:20:58 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 73 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 7-25-2019 | Ian Schwartz
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday he feels strongly that Congress should "step up to the plate and do their job" and impeach President Donald Trump. "I feel strongly that that's the same position Congress is in now, and they should step up to the plate and do their job," McCabe said Thursday on CNN. "It doesn't mean that the president will be removed from office or should be removed from office or will be impeached, but it is absolutely clear to me that the time has come for Congress to pursue a dedicated impeachment inquiry." "I think...
  • A former FBI agent battling Deputy Director McCabe said there is a 'cancer' inside the FBI

    09/01/2017 4:03:16 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 39 replies
    Circa ^ | 9-1-17 | Sara A. Carter
    When the FBI launched an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, one of the bureau’s top former counterterrorism agents believed that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe would have to recuse himself from the investigations. Former Supervisory Special Agent Robyn Gritz was one of the bureau’s top intelligence analysts and terrorism experts but resigned from the bureau five years ago after she said he was harassed and her career was blocked by top FBI management. She filed a formal sexual discrimination complaint against the bureau in 2013 and it was Flynn, among many others, who publicly came to her...
  • One “Squad” Under God: President Trump Nukes Democrats with Glorious Pro-America Video

    07/17/2019 10:39:00 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 30 replies
    President Trump posted a new patriotic video Wednesday with a blunt message at the end tied to his battle with anti-American Democrat freshmen known as “the squad.” The video comes a day after Democrats rallied around the “squad” in a House vote attacking Trump over his criticism of them.
  • Sen. Tim Kaine says Trump's 'go back' tweets violate federal anti-discrimination law

    07/17/2019 10:35:50 AM PDT · by detective · 82 replies
    MSN News ^ | 7/17/2019 | Nicholas Wu
    On Wednesday, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Twitter users made the case that President Donald Trump's racist tweets telling four progressive Democratic lawmakers to "go back" to other countries violated federal anti-discrimination law. "The EEOC cites 'go back to where you came from' as a classic form of discrimination that violates civil rights," wrote Kaine. "The President’s bigoted words are so contrary to who we are as a country that we literally have laws against them."
  • Senate rejects attempt to curb Trump's Iran war powers

    06/28/2019 10:17:17 AM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 28, 2019 | Jordain Carney
    Senators blocked an effort on Friday to restrict President Trump’s ability to go to war with Iran, handing a victory to Republicans and the White House. More than 40 have voted against the proposal from Democratic Sens. Tim Kaine (Va.) and Tom Udall (N.M.), which would block the president from using funding to carry out military action without congressional authorization. Though the vote remains open, the opposition blocks the proposal from getting the 60 yes votes it needed to be added as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). In a round of unusual procedural maneuvering, senators passed...
  • Dems pushing to ban the most highly regulated firearm accessory there is: Suppressors

    06/25/2019 6:52:15 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 38 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 6/25/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Some of the usuals anti-gun suspects in the Senate have proposed new legislation that would ban suppressors following a shooting in Virginia Beach, Va., in which the perpetrator a handgun fitted with the device. But the problem is, this particular accessory is already one of the most regulated by the federal government. The Help Empower Americans to Respond (HEAR) Act is being introduced by Democratic Sens. Bob Menendez (NJ), Dianne Feinstein (CA), Richard Blumenthal (CA) and Tim Kaine (VA), all of whom claim — wrongly — that suppressors are ‘silencers’ in the true sense of the word and that as...
  • Senate Democrats: Americans ‘Have Obligation’ to Give Amnesty to Foreigners

    06/10/2019 12:51:09 PM PDT · by detective · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Jun 2019 | JOHN BINDER
    A group of Senate Democrats say American citizens “have an obligation” to give amnesty to potentially millions of foreign nationals living in the United States who they say have “earned the right” to be in the country. After House Democrats and seven House Republicans passed an expansive amnesty to any illegal alien claiming to have arrived in the U.S. as a child, Senate Democrats are now demanding the Senate do the same. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) are urging the GOP-controlled Senate to pass their amnesty plan, which gives nearly...
  • Senate GOP leader would raise age for buying tobacco to 21

    05/20/2019 10:30:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2019 | Alan Fram
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation’s leading tobacco producers, introduced bipartisan legislation Monday to raise the minimum age for buying any tobacco products from 18 to 21. The chamber’s top Republican, who said he was making enactment of the bill “one of my highest priorities,” issued his proposal at a time when the use of e-cigarettes is growing and underage vaping has soared, raising concerns by health experts. The measure would apply to all tobacco products, e-cigarettes and vapor products and was co-sponsored by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., whose state...
  • McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21

    05/20/2019 12:40:29 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 67 replies
    Cnbc ^ | May 21, 2019
    Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the federal minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what regulators are calling an “epidemic” of teen vaping.
  • Lawmakers Call Truman Carrier Retirement Plan ‘Ridiculous’

    03/30/2019 4:25:31 PM PDT · by robowombat · 24 replies
    USNI News ^ | March 28, 2019 6:14 PM | Megan Eckstein
    After Hearings, Lawmakers Call Truman Carrier Retirement Plan ‘Ridiculous’ CAPITOL HILL – Lawmakers told industry representatives today that, if it wasn’t already clear from their hearings with Pentagon and Navy leadership this week, they had no intention of letting the Defense Department shed an aircraft carrier instead of refuel it. “I think that’s’ a ridiculous idea,” Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.), a retired Navy commander and current representative of the district that includes Naval Station Norfolk, said at the Aircraft Carrier Industrial Base Coalition’s annual Capitol Hill breakfast and lobbying day. “That math doesn’t work,” said Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), the...
  • HASC Leaders Unconvinced by Pentagon’s Plan to Cut Aircraft Carrier

    03/27/2019 4:44:25 PM PDT · by robowombat · 29 replies
    USNI News ^ | March 26, 2019 9:55 PM | Megan Eckstein
    HASC Leaders Unconvinced by Pentagon’s Plan to Cut Aircraft Carrier By: Megan Eckstein USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) on Sept 22, 2018. US Navy Photo This post has been updated to include comments from a second March 26 hearing, which took place in the HASC seapower and projection forces subcommittee. The Defense Department’s first crack at convincing the House Armed Services Committee to retire an aircraft carrier early to support the development of future weapons systems and unmanned platforms was not well received. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen....
  • Tim Kaine introduces bill to combat “undeniable threat” of white supremacy,

    03/30/2019 9:13:17 AM PDT · by robowombat · 74 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | MAR 30, 2019 9:00 AM | CHRISTINE DOUGLASS-WILLIAMS
    Democrat Senator Tim Kaine introduces bill to combat “undeniable threat” of white supremacy, ignores jihad Another Democrat trying to diminish the glaring Islamic anti-semitism in his own party and also detract from the seriousness and dangers of the highly threatening and vast global jihad. Tim Kaine asserts that “the rise of white supremacy is an undeniable threat to the safety of our communities,” and “as the threat of violent white supremacy continues to mount, we must do more to ensure law enforcement has the training and resources they need to detect, deter, and investigate these acts of terrorism.” Kaine is...
  • Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III

    08/15/2014 2:34:03 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 15, 2014 | Pat Buchanan
    Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down. But a team of Marines and Special Forces that helicoptered in has reported back that, with a corridor off the mountain opened up by U.S. air strikes, the humanitarian crisis is over. The few thousand who remain can be airdropped food and water. The rest can be brought out. The emergency over, President Obama should think long and hard about launching a new air war in Iraq or Syria. For Iraq War III holds...
  • Bishop Won't Say If Sen. Kaine Should Receive Communion, Even After 'Appalling' Pro-Infanticide Vote

    02/28/2019 4:53:27 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 28, 2019 | 4:36 PM EST | Michael W. Chapman
    Although the Catholic bishop of Richmond, Va., the Most Rev. Barry C. Knestout, denounced Sen. Tim Kaine’s (D-Va.) vote against providing medical help to infants that survive abortions as “appalling and beyond comprehension,” he would not say whether Kaine, a pro-abortion Catholic, should present himself for Communion at Mass in the Diocese of Richmond. […] Given Kaine’s support for abortion (and for allowing infants that survive abortion to die on a table), CNSNews.com asked Bishop Knestout, “Given Sen. Kaine’s long-held and very public support for abortion, will you instruct him not to present himself for Holy Communion in your diocese?...
  • High Profile Democrats call on Northum to Resign, As Governor Vows to Finish Term

    02/01/2019 7:27:06 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 223 replies
    CNN ^ | 2-1-2019 | Dan Merica
    A series of prominent Democrats demanded Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation on Friday, excoriating him for appearing in a racist yearbook photo showing one person dressed in blackface and another in the KKK's signature white hood and robes. The calls came from a number of 2020 presidential candidates, members of Congress and prominent liberal organizations, all of whom said Northam's apology on the issue was not enough. The NAACP also called for Northam to leave office. Those calls, however, were not echoed by Virginia Democrats, including Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner. Both said they were shocked and offended by...
  • Creepy 'Smiling' Worm Pulled from Bottom of the Sea

    11/24/2018 6:21:47 AM PST · by ETL · 38 replies
    LiveScience.com ^ | Nov 21, 2018 | Yasemin Saplakoglu, Staff Writer
    Russian fisherman Roman Fedortsov has a habit of pulling ghoulish and bizarre creatures from the deep sea. And his recent trawl did not disappoint: Fedortsov recently captured an eerily "smiling" sea worm. In a video Fedortsov posted on Twitter last week, the creature's clown-smile turns creepy as it seemingly morphs inside out in time with an uncanny, high-pitched noise added by the fisherman. (This is not a noise the creature is making.) "If the creature could scream, it would scream like this," Fedortsov wrote in the post. ..." Bristle worms are so named because they have small bristles called chaetae...