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  • Grassley: Obama State Department blocked FBI's effort to arrest Iranian suspects

    05/22/2024 9:07:36 PM PDT · by bitt · 8 replies
    https://justthenews.com ^ | 5/22/2024 | MISSY SEVERI
    The senators claimed the reason for the State Department's interference was because of ongoing negotiations related to the Obama administration's Iran nuclear deal, which former President Barack Obama signed in 2015. Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson unveiled evidence on Wednesday that former Secretary of State John Kerry's State Department "actively interfered" with the FBI's attempts to arrest people suspected of being in the United States illegally to support Iran's efforts to create weapons of mass destruction. Whistleblowers allegedly told the senators and shared unclassified documents with them that supported their claims, and showed that the Justice Department and...
  • You're FIRED! Portland Voters Hand Soft-on-Crime, Soros-Backed DA His Walking Papers

    05/22/2024 8:38:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/22/2024 | Bob Hoge
    Portland, Oregon, is considered one of the wokest cities in the nation, yet even residents there have apparently had enough of watching silently as their metropolis descends into chaos and ruin. On Tuesday, they got rid of their disastrous district attorney Mike Schmidt and handed the job to his tough-on-crime challenger Nathan Vasquez.Never thought I’d see such sanity from Portland folks:BREAKING: Portland voters fire Soros DA Mike Schmidt by a landslide 15% margin.He infamously declined to prosecute the BLM and Antifa riots & allowed crime to flourish in Multanomah County.Soros DA Chesa Boudin (San Fran): OutSoros DA Kim Gardner (St....
  • Obama State Department blocked FBI from arresting supporters of Iran nuclear program in US: emails

    05/22/2024 8:11:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 22, 2024 | Brooke Singman
    The Obama-Biden State Department “actively interfered” to prevent the FBI from executing arrest warrants on individuals illegally in the United States who were allegedly supporting Iranian financial efforts to develop weapons of mass destruction, whistleblowers told Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson. Fox News Digital obtained letters Grassley, R-Iowa, and Johnson, R-Wis., sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Attorney General Merrick Garland on the matter. The Obama-Biden administration began its Joint Plan of Action, which served as the negotiating process for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear...
  • Democrats put faith in House candidate Bynum, but past support for decriminalizing fentanyl threatens chances

    05/22/2024 7:37:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/22 | Ross O'Keefe
    ADemocrat who recently won their primary in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District, a swing district, previously supported a passed ballot measure that decriminalized drugs in the area. Oregon state Rep. Janelle Bynum voiced her support for Measure 110, which, after being passed in November 2020, decriminalized most possession of controlled substances. That ballot measure passed 58.5% to 41.5% in the state, with Portland’s Multnomah County offering the most votes in favor at a nearly 3-to-1 margin. However, Bynum’s previous support for the measure won’t likely appeal so much to voters anymore; a February poll saw 61% of voters call the policy...
  • Notorious serial killer who murdered over 20 women assaulted in prison, in life-threatening condition

    05/22/2024 7:11:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 21, 2024 / 2:49 PM EDT / CBS/AP Convicted Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who killed ov
    Convicted Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton, who killed over 20 women, has been hospitalized and is in life-threatening condition after an assault at a Quebec prison, authorities said Tuesday. The 74-year-old was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison in 2007, with the maximum parole ineligibility period of 25 years, after being charged with the murders of 26 women. The remains or DNA of 33 women, many picked up from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, were found on Pickton's pig farm in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia. Prosecutors previously said Pickton told an undercover officer planted in...
  • Liz Cheney Floats Question to Congress on Trump

    05/22/2024 6:43:06 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 35 replies
    Newsweak ^ | May 22, 2024 | Natalie Venegas
    Following former President Donald Trump's complaints that President Joe Biden authorized deadly force during the search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in 2022, former GOP Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming urged Republicans in Congress to overcome "cowardice" for "what you know is right." A court filling was unsealed on Tuesday showing briefing notes for the August 2022 Mar-a-Lago raid, which said: "Law enforcement officers of the Department of Justice [DOJ] may use deadly force when necessary." Trump faces 40 felony charges stemming from the search of his Florida residence in which he's accused of keeping classified documents after leaving the White...
  • Question: If lethal force guidance for MAL raid is so standard and NBFD—why are we just learning of it now?

    05/22/2024 6:42:31 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 20 replies
    Julie Kelly on Twitter X ^ | May 22, 2024 | Julie Kelly
    Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 @julie_kelly2 Question: If lethal force guidance for MAL raid is so standard and NBFD—why are we just learning of it now? Why did it take a federal judge (Cannon) to pry it out of DOJ? Why wasn’t it released alongside MAL search warrant?
  • Murder trial set for man accused of causing national fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 11 in Michigan

    05/22/2024 6:41:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Michigan Live ^ | May. 22, 2024 | Nathan Clark
    A Massachusetts pharmacist accused of causing a fungal meningitis outbreak that caused the deaths of 11 Michigan residents is set to go on trial for murder. Livingston County Circuit Judge Matthew McGivney set a trial date for Nov. 4 for Glenn Chin who faces 11 counts of second-degree murder for his alleged involvement in the deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Monday, May 20. “Eleven Michiganders tragically lost their lives as a result of a lack of concern for patient safety,” Nessel said. “My department looks forward to finally seeking justice for the victims and...
  • Special Counsel team's frustration with Judge Aileen Cannon is really evident. And it's glorious.

    05/22/2024 5:11:17 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 35 replies
    Julie Kelly on Twitter X ^ | May 22, 2024 | Julie Kelly
    Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 @julie_kelly2 Spent most of the day at Ft. Pierce federal courthouse to cover two hearings in classified docs case. Special Counsel team's frustration with Judge Aileen Cannon is really evident. And it's glorious. David Harbach, one of Smith's lead prosecutors and usually a cool customer in court, had a series of mini temper tantrums this morning. At times pounding his fist on the podium and clapping his hands in anger to emphasize a point, Harbach was totally unprofessional, demeaning, and petulant. Cannon asked Harbach to "calm down" during one diatribe about accusations DOJ threatened one of the...
  • Was Obama-implicating 'top-secret binder' what FBI really wanted?

    05/22/2024 4:07:12 PM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    WND News Center ^ | May 22, 2024 | Bob Unruh
    Agents took many photos inside Melania Trump's room at Mar-a-Lago... FBI authorized agents who were involved in that infamous raid on President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home to use "deadly force" as needed have triggered a resurgence of reports about just what the bureau was seeking there ... Joe Biden had classified documents from his days as senator and vice president, and there was no raid. And Mike Pence had documents from his vice presidency and there was no raid. Perhaps the target was a binder including documents from the government's Crossfire Hurricane .. sponsored by .. Hillary Clinton ... that "missing...
  • Nicaragua: Dictator Daniel Ortega’s Brother Trapped in Home After Questioning Future of Sandinistas

    05/22/2024 1:20:15 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/22/2024 | CHRISTIAN K. CARUZO
    Nicaragua’s communist dictator Daniel Ortega ordered the house arrest of his younger brother, Humberto Ortega, on Tuesday after the younger Ortega questioned how the Sandinista regime would survive without Daniel. Humberto Ortega, 77, is a retired military official who accompanied his brother during the Sandinista revolution and served as a crucial military figure, aiding Daniel Ortega in ruling Nicaragua during the 1980s. He issued his remarks on Sunday in an interview with the Argentine news outlet Infobae. Infobae published an interview with the younger Ortega in which he described his relationship with his brother as “complicated.” Daniel Ortega has accused...
  • We blew the whistle on Hunter Biden — now we’re fighting his lies

    05/22/2024 12:59:30 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 22, 2024 | Gary Shapley, Joseph Ziegler
    Supervisory Special Agent Gary Shapley and Special Agent Joseph Ziegler are longtime IRS employees who came forward as whistleblowers to accuse the agency of allowing Hunter Biden to skate on serious tax charges. Here, the two explain why they want to be a part of a civil suit the president’s son filed against the IRS — to defend strongly what the government won’t. Like most whistleblowers, we did not wake up one morning and decide to pick a fight. We simply tried to do our jobs like always, even in the face of increasing resistance from a system that did...
  • Fauci adviser says he helped Fauci evade FOIA: 'He is too smart' to get caught

    05/22/2024 12:34:03 PM PDT · by CFW · 17 replies
    Just the News ^ | 5/22/24 | By Greg Piper
    The senior scientific advisor to then-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci bragged about helping Fauci evade the Freedom of Information Act by using Fauci's private email address or just handing him documents in person, according to newly disclosed emails. The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic published the evidence ahead of a hearing with that advisor, David Morens, related to his own communications in which Morens admits to intentionally evading FOIA by using a personal Gmail address. Chair Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, accused Morens of obstructing the panel's investigation in a subpoena earlier this month. Originally scheduled...
  • Absolutely Insane – American Airlines Is Blaming A 9-Year-Old Girl For Being Filmed By One Of Their Flight Attendants In The Plane’s Bathroom (Video)

    05/22/2024 12:20:56 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    Defiant America ^ | May 22, 2024 | John Dover
    American Airlines is being criticized for its legal team’s response to a civil lawsuit against the company and one of its flight attendants, who is accused of secretly recording five girls in airplane bathrooms. American Airlines is blaming a 9-year-old girl for being filmed by one of their flight attendants in the plane’s bathroom. Estes Carter Thompson is accused of recording multiple girls by taping his phone to plane toilet seats. In a new court filing, American Airlines says the young girl should have known that there was a recording device on the toilet. “Defendant would show that any injuries...
  • California Senate passes bill to require speed governors in new cars

    05/22/2024 12:06:50 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 51 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 21, 2024 | Ricardo Cano
    The California State Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would require new vehicles to come equipped with a function that warns motorists when they’re driving 10 mph over the speed limit. If passed by the state Assembly and signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, SB961 by San Francisco state Sen. Scott Wiener would make California the first state with such a requirement for new vehicles. The bill cleared a significant hurdle Tuesday, passing the state Senate on a 22-13 vote. Specifically, SB961 would require new vehicles built or sold in California to include what’s known as “passive speed governors” that...
  • RNC chief condemns ‘biological attack’ after blood vials delivered to DC HQ

    05/22/2024 11:59:47 AM PDT · by McGruff · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 22, 2024 | Josh Christenson and Diana Glebova
    The headquarters of the Republican National Committee was put on lockdown Wednesday morning after two vials of blood were discovered in a package addressed to former President Donald Trump — with the party’s chairman calling the incident a “biological attack.” “Today, vials of blood were sent to RNC Headquarters in DC. We are thankful to law enforcement, who responded quickly and ensured everyone’s safety. The lockdown has been cleared and staff has resumed their office duties because we remain unintimidated and undeterred in our efforts to elect President Trump to the White House,” RNC boss Michael Whatley said in a...
  • Far-left Portland DA Mike Schmidt on track for defeat to tough-on-crime former Republican

    05/22/2024 11:31:19 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/22/2024 | Ryan King
    Voters in Oregon were on the brink Wednesday of ousting progressive Portland DA Mike Schmidt and replacing him with one of his deputies who was once a Republican and has vowed to crack down on rampant crime and drug abuse. As of Wednesday morning, with about 63% of the vote counted, Schmidt was trailing Nathan Vasquez by 11.9 percentage points — a difference of more than 117,000 votes, according to the latest tally. “I am committed to fulfilling those campaign promises. I’m committed to ending the open-air drug use, to ending the open-air drug dealing that we have suffered from...
  • Illinois politicians aim to change word 'offender' to 'justice-impacted individual'

    05/22/2024 11:23:56 AM PDT · by Puppage · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/22/2024 | Audrey Conklin
    Illinois Democratic state lawmakers are aiming to change the word "offender" to "justice-impacted individual" with a new bill.
  • Stefanik files ethics complaint against Trump trial judge, cites daughter's work for group promoting Dems

    05/22/2024 10:59:38 AM PDT · by libstripper · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2024 | Louis Casiano , Brooke Singman
    House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik filed an ethics complaint against Judge Juan Merchan for an alleged conflict of interest pertaining to his daughter’s role at a firm known for representing Democratic politicians. Merchan, an acting Supreme Court justice in New York, is presiding over the unprecedented criminal trial against former President Trump stemming from charges brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg. Stefanik, R-N.Y., filed the complaint with the New York State Commission on Judiciary Conduct, warning that Trump, who pleaded not guilty to all 34 counts of falsifying business records, faces "a maximum of 136 years’ imprisonment" if...
  • Top AI figures urge governments to enforce universal income

    05/22/2024 10:42:35 AM PDT · by xoxox · 22 replies
    Frontline News (AFLD) ^ | May 22, 2024 | 04:17 AM | Yudi Sherman
    Artificial intelligence scientist Geoffrey Hinton, known as the “Godfather of AI,” is urging the British government to enforce a universal basic income (UBI) to cope with the impact of AI technology. Universal basic income is a social welfare system in which the government provides every citizen with a standard minimum income. These payments are unconditional and transferred to citizens on a regular basis without any pre-qualification. The concept is in keeping with the Marxist ideal of wealth redistribution and has been proposed by socialist figures such as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Hinton told BBC Newsnight that a universal basic income...