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  • Senators confront Secret Service chief at Republican convention: ‘You owe President Trump answers’

    07/17/2024 10:09:00 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 26 replies
    fox news ^ | 7/17/2024 | Adam Shaw
    Republican senators confronted Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday over the attempted assassination of former President Trump on Saturday, telling her that they owe the people and the president "answers." Video shows Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and John Barrasso, R-Wyo., confronting Cheatle in Milwaukee. Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., were also involved. "Stonewalling," Barrasso can be heard yelling at Cheatle as she moves through the convention center. "This was an assassination attempt, you owe the people answers, you owe President Trump answers," Blackburn said. In a separate longer video, the senators...
  • Charles Ortel is CLOSING IN – Joe is Lost with Special Guest John Cullen (Forensic Discussion of Trump Assassination Attempt)

    07/17/2024 9:52:00 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/17/2024 | Crowdsource the Truth 12
    This is an interesting discussion with John Cullen about his forensic investigations into the Trump assassination attempt. For those of you familiar with Crowdsource the Truth, they can be frustratingly annoying to watch because their free videos only give you and introduction to the topic of discussion. The rest of the conversation takes place behind a pay wall. I guess they've got to do what they've got to do. But that not withstanding, the free portion of this episode is still worth a watch.
  • Biden’s Covid diagnosis comes at the worst possible time for his campaign

    07/17/2024 9:22:27 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 40 replies
    MSN ^ | July 16, 2024 | Eli Stokols
    President Joe Biden’s Covid diagnosis on Wednesday afternoon could hardly have come at a more devastating time. Not only did it cut short a two-day campaign swing in Nevada, but it threatens to deepen Democratic anxieties over — and resistance to — his reelection campaign, which has been teetering for nearly three weeks since his abysmal performance in his first debate with former President Donald Trump. The news — first announced to a crowd of Hispanic activists awaiting his speech in Las Vegas and shortly thereafter confirmed by the White House — will surely deepen concerns about Biden’s age, health...
  • How AP Photographer Evan Vucci Took the Defining Image of Donald Trump’s Assassination Attempt

    07/17/2024 8:53:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Euronews ^ | 15/07/2024
    Throughout history, certain photographs, such as Nick Ut's "Napalm Girl", have etched themselves forever into the public psyche. A recent photograph of Donald Trump is poised to join this club. Blood streaks his face. The American flag looms in the background. His fist raised in defiance. The photograph of Donald Trump taken by Associated Press photographer Evan Vucci in the aftermath of an assassination attempt in Pennsylvania on 14 July is gathering iconic status. To coin a phrase, the photo is "one for the history books", a defining symbol of an era plagued by political crisis, violence and upheaval in...
  • DNC moves forward with Biden virtual roll call despite furious backlash from some Democrats

    07/17/2024 8:49:14 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | July 17, 2024 | MJ Lee
    Washington CNN — The Democratic National Committee is moving ahead with its controversial plan to virtually nominate President Joe Biden ahead of the Democratic convention in Chicago next month – ignoring the growing calls from some of the party’s elected officials to ditch that strategy given the serious ongoing debate about whether the president should continue to seek a second term. According to an email sent to members of the convention rules committee within that was obtained by CNN, the committee will proceed with a previously scheduled meeting on Friday to deliberate – and begin to set in motion –...
  • Nigel Farage delivers his verdict on Labour's King's Speech with one damning sentence

    07/17/2024 8:45:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    Express ^ | Wed, Jul 17, 2024 | Katir Harris
    The Reform UK leader said Labour's plans were "just more big state with the assumption that government can create wealth".Nigel Farage gave a scathing verdict on Labour's plans set out in the King's Speech today. Sir Keir Starmer's legislative agenda for the coming parliamentary session was unveiled today in the first King's Speech under a Labour Government for 14 years. But the Reform UK leader and Clacton MP wrote on X: "Labour’s King’s Speech is just more big state with the assumption that government can create wealth." The party's deputy leader Richard Tice also claimed the measures would make British...
  • King's Speech Shows More Taxes Are on the Way Under Socialist Starmer, Tories Warn

    07/17/2024 8:42:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Express ^ | Wed, Jul 17, 2024 | Sam Lister
    The legislation by the Prime Minister marks a return 'Keir Starmer revealed the true scale of his radical “big brother” plans for power that will lead to higher taxes on middle Britain, Tories warned. In a King’s Speech setting out Labour’s top priorities, a record 40 bills that will introduce major planning reforms, nationalise rail and impose new French-style workers’ rights on employers were outlined.
  • 98-year-old Nazi fighter and WWII veteran William Pekrul brings the house down at the RNC

    07/17/2024 8:42:11 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 12 replies ^ | 7/17/2024 | FuzzyChimp
    The attendees of the Republican National Convention were blessed with an appearance by 98-year-old World War II veteran, William 'Bill' Pekrul, a man who knows first-hand what it's like to fight Nazis. There were looks of awe, shows of respect, and a few tears as Pekrul described his service, the country he loves, and his desire that Trump return to the White House. Sgt William Pekrul (Ret.) — Dana Perino (@DanaPerino) July 18, 2024 People like Sgt. Pekrul and those who cheered him this evening are the same people Democrats call Nazis. Bless this WWII vet Sgt William Pekrul...
  • City Of Memphis Adds To It's Own Negative Perception, Loses $773k Of Taxpayer Dollars In Phishing Scam

    07/17/2024 8:37:47 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 7 replies
    As someone who very recently moved out of Memphis after living in the 901 for three years, I speak from experience when I say that there are two common questions every non-ignorant Memphian asks themselves on pretty much a daily basis: why am I still living here, and what the hell are my taxpayer dollars going toward? Memphis is among the most violent cities in the United States, criminals are constantly put back on the street to commit more crimes, assistant police chiefs don't even live in the state, the public school system is in shambles, it's easily the dirtiest...
  • Pakistan's Gwadar port shows China's Belt and Road can fail

    07/17/2024 8:32:57 PM PDT · by Cronos · 1 replies
    Deutsche Weil ^ | 13th May 2024 | Kira Schacht
    Pakistan's Gwadar port was meant to be a shining success for China's Belt and Road Initiative. But almost two decades later, it still sits empty. 'Investors thought Gwadar would become Dubai' The idea behind the CPEC was to connect China's western Xinjiang province with the sea via Pakistan. This would shorten trade routes for China and help avoid the contentious Malacca Strait choke point, a narrow waterway between Malaysia and Sumatra that links the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Pakistan, meanwhile, would benefit from increases in trade, infrastructure and industry along the 2,000-kilometer corridor (1,240 miles), all financed by China These...
  • Paris Mayor Takes Dip in the Seine to Showcase Its Cleanliness as Olympic Events Loom

    07/17/2024 8:25:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Euronews ^ | 17/07/2024
    The French capital's main waterway will be at the centre of the 2024 games' opening ceremony, and authorities have been working hard to purge it of pollution. After months of anticipation, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo finally dipped in the Seine River on Wednesday, nine days before the opening ceremony of the 2024 Olympic Games. Clad in a wetsuit, Hidalgo plunged into the river near the imposing-looking City Hall, her office, and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Paris 2024 chief Tony Estanguet joined her. They followed in the footsteps of French Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, who swam in the Seine on Saturday...
  • Trump granddaughter Kai Trump delivers fantastic speech at RNC convention.

    07/17/2024 8:21:22 PM PDT · by Ken H · 10 replies ^ | 07/17/2024 | Donald Trump Jr
    "Donald Trump Jr. @DonaldJTrumpJr My daughter Kai Trump's first speech"
  • Thomas Crooks has 2 cell phonee, his primary and a second phone with 27 contacts

    07/17/2024 8:13:56 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 44 replies
    X ^ | 7/17/24 | Jacqui Heinrich
    NEWS: Fox has learned that Senators were told in the all-member briefing today that Thomas Crooks wrote on a gaming platform called ‘Steam’, “July 13 will be my premiere, watch as it unfolds” When investigators reviewed the laptop, they found a few searches in July of: Trump, Biden, when is DNC convention, and July 13 Trump rally Investigators have found no evidence of a particular ideology, which the FBI believes is notable, and nobody in interviews reported Crooks discussing politics. Suspect has two cell phones, primary phone was recovered from the scene along with a remote transmitter (detonator). Secondary cell...
  • Hundreds Of Failing Water Systems In California Need Funding For New Infrastructure

    07/17/2024 7:51:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 07/17/2024 | Summer Lane
    Nearly 400 public water systems in California have failed to meet recommended safety standards for drinking water, according to a report last month from the State Water Resources Control Board, but a new climate bond measure recently joined the state’s November ballot may help.Some 913,000 Californians, approximately 2 percent of the state’s population, are potentially affected by 385 failing public water systems according to the report.Fifty-six of those systems “serve disadvantaged communities and 67 percent serve majority communities of color.”The annual report identifies California drinking water challenges, part of an effort to improve access to safe drinking water started by...
  • Senators chase Secret Service Director demanding answers

    07/17/2024 7:38:46 PM PDT · by hardspunned · 51 replies
    X ^ | 7/17/24 | Marsha Blackburn
    The American people deserve answers from the Secret Servic
  • Mayor of East Palestine slams Biden at the RNC: Biden Administration has been a train wreck

    07/17/2024 7:26:09 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 5 replies ^ | 7/17/2024 | FuzzyChimp
    Search... Mayor of East Palestine Slams Biden at the RNC: Biden Administration Has Been a Train Wreck FuzzyChimp FuzzyChimp 9:15 PM on July 17, 2024 AP Photo/Matt Freed For a week in February 2023 the small town of East Palestine, Ohio drew the focus of the nation when a Norfolk Southern train derailed in the town, leaking hazardous chemicals and burning a toxic cloud for days. Any visible sign of action by Mayor Pete and Joe Biden also seemed to be derailed, resulting in widespread criticism of the administration's handling of the catastrophe. A year and a half later, the...
  • ‘An inch away’: Tarboro police officer under investigation for attempted Trump assassination post to Facebook

    07/17/2024 7:18:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    CBS 17 ^ | July 15, 2024 | Ashley Anderson
    TARBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — “Damn. Only about an inch away from making America great again…” Those 11 words have put a 24-year veteran member of the Tarboro Police Department on administrative leave pending an internal investigation. A screenshot of the post shared with CBS 17 shows the post made by Detective Sergeant Brandon Richardson. Tarboro Chief of Police Rick Mann confirmed on Monday that Richardson is now under investigation. On Monday, Chief Mann took to Facebook to address the post which has gained a wide range of reactions. “We take this matter very seriously, as it does not reflect the...
  • Crooks Lurking on Video over an Hour before Shooting! Video

    07/17/2024 7:11:17 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 5 replies
    YT Video ^ | 07/17/24 | YT Video
    The General’s Son, the belle of the ball, Crooks had a day pass to do whatever he wanted.
  • We can’t trust a politicized FBI to handle the probe of Trump assassination bid

    07/17/2024 7:08:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | 07/17/2024 | James Bovard
    President Biden on Sunday announced an FBI investigation into the Secret Service’s astounding failure to protect Donald Trump at the rally in Butler, Pa., promising the probe would be “thorough and swift.” But it’s folly to trust a federal law enforcement agency to obliterate interagency niceties by exposing all the foibles and flubs of fellow G-men. Instead, we’ll likely see a vintage DC investigation along these lines: Please tell us if you screwed up. Also, is there someone else we can blame? Congress is jumping on the Secret Service’s Butler debacle, asserting its own right to investigate the assassination bid....
  • North Carolina council is forced to hold emergency meeting over shocking post lawmaker made about Trump assassination attempt

    07/17/2024 7:07:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 17, 2024 | Melissa Koenig
    A North Carolina city council was forced to hold an emergency meeting after one of its members made a shocking post about the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Following the shooting at a campaign event in Pennsylvania on Saturday, Henderson Councilwoman Geraldine Champion took to Facebook to express her doubts about the authenticity of the shooting. 'Now the taxpayers have to pay for a fake shooting he staged,' she wrote. In another post she called the shooting 'FAKE NEWS' because nobody ran in the immediate aftermath, according to screengrabs shared by the popular Libs of TikTok X account....