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  • OPEC’s Second-Largest Oil Producer Issues Arrest Warrant For Donald Trump

    01/06/2023 3:59:13 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 46 replies
    OilPrice.com ^ | January 5, 2023 | Charles Kennedy
    The Iraqi supreme court has issued an arrest warrant for former U.S. President Donald Trump for the assassination on Iraqi soil of Iran’s Quds Force commander, Qasem Soleimani, IraqiNews reports, citing a Baghdad news agency. The warrant was issued on Thursday in connection both with the killing of Soleimani and of another Iraqi militia leader, chief of staff of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in Iraq–both of whom were killed in a drone strike in January 2020 near the Baghdad airport. That assassination operation led to Iranian strikes on the Aia Al-Assad U.S. base in Iraq. The arrest warrant charges...
  • Trump won’t say if he’s sticking by McCarthy after failed Speakership votes

    01/03/2023 5:10:42 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    The hill ^ | 01/03/2022 | Brett Samuels
    Former President Trump on Tuesday declined to say whether he will stick by House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) as his bid to become Speaker appeared to hit a wall. “We’ll see what happens,” Trump told NBC News in a phone conversation when asked if he stands by his endorsement of McCarthy. “I got everybody calling me wanting my support,” Trump told NBC. “But let’s see what happens and we’ll go — I got everybody calling, wanting my support. That’s all I can say. But we’ll see what happens. We’ll see how it all works out.”
  • Poll: Donald Trump’s Favorability Soars over Mitch McConnell

    12/24/2022 11:49:27 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Dec 2022 | HANNAH BLEAU
    Former President Trump has a significantly higher favorable rating than Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) a recent Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll found.The survey provided a list of high profile figures across the board in politics and found Trump standing at the top in terms of favorability, garnering 46 percent.That is higher than every other figure featured on the list, which includes President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and more. McConnell’s favorable figures are toward the bottom half of the list, garnering a 25 percent favorable rating — 21 points lower...
  • Surrender to a Drone? Ukraine Is Urging Russian Soldiers to Do Just That.

    12/21/2022 4:36:26 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 12 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 20, 2022 | Marc Santora
    Tens of thousands of drones have been employed across Ukraine to kill the enemy, spy on its formations and guide bombs to their targets. But this month the Ukrainian military began a program to use drones in a more unusual role: to guide Russian soldiers who want to surrender. The program had its genesis in late November, when the Ukrainian military released footage of a Russian soldier throwing his weapon to the ground, raising his hands and nervously following a path set out by a drone overhead, leading him to soldiers from the Ukrainian army’s 54th Mechanized Brigade. A few...
  • Judge tosses out lawsuit filed by Mark Finchem challenging election results

    12/16/2022 8:57:08 PM PST · by Coronal · 24 replies
    KOLD News 13 ^ | December 16, 2022
    A Maricopa County Superior Court judge tossed a lawsuit on Friday filed by former GOP candidates Mark Finchem and Jeff Zink that challenges the results of November’s general election. Judge Melissa Iyer Julian dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice, which means it cannot be filed again. The judge also confirmed Adrian Fontes won the election and is the secretary of state-elect for Arizona. Finchem, who ran for secretary of state, and Zink, a former candidate in Congressional District 3, filed a lawsuit on Dec. 9 to overturn the results of the election. The lawsuit claimed that current Secretary of State Katie...
  • Steve Bannon fed up with Trump’s latest stunts: ‘I can’t do this anymore’

    12/16/2022 8:58:30 AM PST · by Callahan · 80 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/16/22 | Lee Brown
    Even Steve Bannon and other key advisers to former President Donald Trump have had enough of his latest stunts — demanding everyone behind his wacky NFT collection be “fired today.” “I can’t do this anymore,” an exasperated-sounding Bannon said Thursday on his show, “The War Room,” when discussing the widely derided collection the 45th president launched the previous day.
  • DeSantis holds 14-point lead over Trump in hypothetical match-up: poll

    12/15/2022 9:35:16 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 14, 2024 | JARED GANS
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) leads former President Trump by 14 points in a hypothetical 2024 GOP primary match-up, according to a new poll. The Wall Street Journal survey released on Wednesday found that DeSantis leads Trump among likely Republican voters, 52 percent to 38 percent. DeSantis also has an advantage in his approval rating, with 84 percent of Republicans surveyed having a favorable view of him. By comparison, 71 percent said they have a favorable view of Trump. DeSantis’s name recognition also appears strong, as only about 10 percent of likely GOP primary voters said they did not know...
  • John Bolton: We refused to swap Viktor Bout for Paul Whelan, and "for very good reasons". “This is a huge victory for Moscow over Washington,”

    12/09/2022 9:07:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/09/2022 | Ed Morrissey
    “This is a huge victory for Moscow over Washington,” former national security director John Bolton declared this morning on CBS. “It endangers other Americans in the future, who can be grabbed and used by bargaining chips,” he said of the swap of Brittney Griner for Viktor Bout, one of the world’s most dangerous men before his arrest and conviction.Bolton also revealed in this clip that the Trump administration had an offer to trade Paul Whelan for Bout two years ago. They passed, and as Bolton says, “for very good reasons” (via Caleb Howe at Mediaite):The 1-for-1 prisoner swap of Brittney...
  • U.S. Justice Dept asks judge to hold Trump team in contempt in documents probe -report

    12/08/2022 3:36:46 PM PST · by thegagline · 59 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/08/2022 | Staff
    The U.S. Justice Department has asked a federal judge to hold Donald Trump's office in contempt of court for failing to fully comply with a subpoena to return all classified documents in the former president's possession, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell has not yet held a hearing or ruled on the request, the newspaper reported. One of the key areas of disagreement centers on the Trump legal team's repeated refusal to designate a custodian of records to sign a document attesting that all classified materials have been...
  • Trump demands election loser Kari Lake ‘be installed’ as Arizona governor

    11/28/2022 10:32:05 AM PST · by thefactor · 140 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/28/2022 | Caitlin Doornbos
    Former President Donald Trump again rejected the result of Arizona’s gubernatorial election Monday, calling for Republican Kari Lake to be declared the winner due to a supposed “criminal voting operation.” “Massive numbers of ‘BROKEN’ voting machines in Republican Districts on Election Day. Mechanics sent in to ‘FIX’ them made them worse,” Trump, 76, said in a Truth Social post without offering evidence. “Kari had to be taken to a Democrat area, which was working perfectly, to vote. Her opponent ran the Election.” Trump added it was “SO OBVIOUS” that Lake, 53, should not have lost to Democrat Katie Hobbs, Arizona’s...
  • Don Lemon presses Trump-era official on Nick Fuentes dinner: ‘It sounds like you’re making excuses for him

    11/28/2022 8:13:37 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/28/2022 | CHEYANNE M. DANIELS
    Don Lemon grilled former President Trump’s deputy secretary of State on Monday about Trump’s recent dinner with antisemite Nick Fuentes. Speaking on CNN This Morning, Lemon asked Len Khodorkovsky, a Jewish man who said he is a grandson of Holocaust survivors, if it was wrong for Trump to meet with the known white supremacist. “From what I understand, President Trump said he didn’t know Nick Fuentes was coming, and Nick Fuentes himself, from what I understand, said President Trump had no idea who he was at the dinner,” Khodorkovsky said. “So I — look, let’s just call Nick Fuentes for...
  • The fake Trump/Ye/Fuentes scandal thread consolidation

    11/27/2022 8:22:56 PM PST · by central_va · 35 replies
    Numerous Sources ^ | 11/27/2022 | Numerous
    Hutchinson calls Trump meeting with Nick Fuentes ‘very troubling’ Trump blames Kanye West for bringing Nick Fuentes as dinner guest Nick Fuentes: “Don’t Think He (Trump) Knew That I Was Me At The Dinner” White House blasts Trump over meeting with white supremacist Christie slams Trump’s ‘awful lack of judgement’ for Fuentes, Ye meeting Trump Confirms Mar-a-Lago Dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes; Accuses West of Bringing Uninvited Guest “I Had Never Met and Knew Nothing About”
  • The Hill says: Democrats pine for Trump as GOP nominee

    11/26/2022 1:30:34 PM PST · by RandFan · 63 replies
    The Hill ^ | - 11/26/22 3:00 PM ET | BY NIALL STANAGE
    Former President Trump met a muted response from many Republicans when he launched his 2024 White House bid at Mar-A-Lago this month. But his campaign is stirring excitement, and even some glee, from Democrats. Members of President Biden’s party are openly pining for Trump to become the 2024 Republican nominee, believing he is just too flawed to win a general election. They argue that the situation today is markedly different from 2016, not least because voters now know what they get with Trump in office. And Democrats are eager to have such a beatable opponent in an election that is...
  • ‘Welcome to the Resistance Fellas’: Breitbart Destroys Trump For Dining With Neo-Nazi and Kanye West

    11/26/2022 6:02:12 AM PST · by devane617 · 122 replies
    mediate ^ | 11/26/2022
    Breitbart, once called the platform of the “alt-right” by Steve Bannon, shredded former President Donald Trump on Friday for dining with far-right white nationalist and Neo-Nazi Nick Fuentes. News broke on Wednesday night that Trump dined with Fuentes and rapper Kanye West, both avowed anti-Semites, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday – a dinner Trump has since both acknowledged and tried to distance himself from. Axios’s Jonathan Swan reported that during the dinner Trump and Fuentes “fawned” over each other. Swan wrote that at one point during the conversation Trump asked Fuentes, “‘You like it better when I just speak off...
  • Trump Dined at Mar-a-Lago with White Nationalist, Holocaust Denier Nick Fuentes Alongside Kanye West

    11/25/2022 9:11:11 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 248 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2022 | JEROME HUDSON and MATTHEW BOYLE
    Kanye West released screenshots of text messages and a video after his dinner Tuesday night at Mar-a-Lago with former President Donald Trump that suggest in addition to dining with the rapper this week, the former president met with an openly white nationalist and Holocaust denier named Nick Fuentes. In the video discussing the dinner the day after, West claims: “Trump is really impressed with Nick Fuentes.” #YE24 pic.twitter.com/DyIhMU5By6 — ye (@kanyewest) November 25, 2022 In a separate tweet, West released screenshots of text messages purportedly between himself, Fuentes, Milo Yiannopoulos, and an unidentified person whose name is blurred out. #YE24...
  • How Rick Scott Crashed and Burned Twice in One Year

    11/21/2022 6:32:49 PM PST · by lasereye · 36 replies
    AEI ^ | November 18, 2022 | By Marc A. Thiessen
    As chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) had one job: win the Senate majority. Not only did he fail, but he did so in spectacular fashion — through calamitous mismanagement of the NRSC that left Republican candidates under fire without air cover in the final critical months of the midterm elections. Now Scott is trying to deflect blame for the GOP’s disastrous showing. So, it’s worth reviewing the record of his catastrophic tenure at the helm of the GOP’s Senate campaign arm. According to the New York Times, by July of this year, Scott’s NRSC...
  • The Great Thanksgiving Hoax (Probably a repost, and it should be every year)

    11/24/2022 7:02:31 AM PST · by FreedomPoster · 44 replies
    The Mises Institute ^ | 11/27/2014 | Richard J. Maybury
    Each year at this time, schoolchildren all over America are taught the official Thanksgiving story, and newspapers, radio, TV, and magazines devote vast amounts of time and space to it. It is all very colorful and fascinating. It is also very deceiving. This official story is nothing like what really happened. It is a fairy tale, a whitewashed and sanitized collection of half-truths which divert attention away from Thanksgiving's real meaning. The official story has the Pilgrims boarding the Mayflower, coming to America, and establishing the Plymouth colony in the winter of 1620–21. This first winter is hard, and half...
  • Trump is done, finished, kaput as megadonors bail in droves [WashTimes]

    11/23/2022 11:34:39 AM PST · by GulliverSwift · 160 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Joseph Curl
    Donors just didn’t want to back a loser — and that’s just what Mr. Trump is now — a loser. “Hedge fund manager Ken Griffin, the second-most prolific GOP donor of the midterms, said Tuesday that he would support [Florida Gov. Ron] DeSantis over Trump, pointing to the Florida governor’s dominant reelection victory in a state that was considered competitive until recently,” The Hill reported this week. “I’d like to think that the Republican Party is ready to move on from somebody who has been for this party a three-time loser,” said Mr. Griffin, who funded a pro-Trump super political...
  • Ukraine Situation Report: Possible Drone Boat Attack On Russian Port

    11/18/2022 6:22:23 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 18 replies
    The Drive ^ | November 18, 2022 | DAN PARSONS and TYLER ROGOWAY
    nconfirmed footage of what is claimed to be a Ukrainian 'kamikaze' drone attack on Sheskharis Harbor in Russia’s Black Sea port of Novorossiysk has been published online by Russian media outlets. The video appears to be from a closed-circuit television camera system that is trained on the harbor over a road. Cars can be seen driving across the frame before an explosion occurs pierside on the far side of the harbor. It is impossible to see what sort of craft was used in the attack. A second clip — which comes after the first in the video embedded below —...
  • Trump Ally, Billionaire GOP Megadonor Ronald Lauder Won't Back Trump's 2024 Run for President

    11/16/2022 8:45:02 PM PST · by Coronal · 41 replies
    NBC CT ^ | November 16, 2022 | Brian Schwartz
    Billionaire and GOP megadonor Ronald Lauder won't help finance Donald Trump's 2024 campaign for president, his spokesman told CNBC on Wednesday. Lauder, an heir to the Estée Lauder fortune, is the latest Republican megadonor to distance himself from Trump as the former president launches a third bid for the White House. Lauder contributed almost $100,000 to the Republican National Committee in 2019 when the political organization was helping Trump get reelected, according the nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog OpenSecrets. Lauder has known Trump since college, and the two have been close for years. Lauder reportedly spoke to Trump while he was...