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Authored by Paul Roderick Gregory via Forbes.com,According to an insider account, the Clinton team, put together the Russia Gate narrative within 24 hours of her defeat. The Clinton account explained that Russian hacking and election meddling caused her unexpected loss. Her opponent, Donald Trump, was a puppet of Putin. Trump, they said, “encourages espionage against our people.” The scurrilous Trump dossier, prepared by a London opposition research firm, Orbis, and paid for by unidentified Demo ...
President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2018 would reduce the deficit over the next decade by $160 billion and increase GDP at the same time, according to an analysis from the Congressional Budget Office.Trump's budget proposes a cut back in mandatory and discretionary spending that would not only reduce the deficit, but the debt as well.Relative to the size of the economy, federal budget deficits are projected to decline by 2.6 percent to 3.3 percent of gross domestic product ove ...
House Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Adam Schiff on Thursday slammed the Trump administration's consideration of returning two Russian compounds that former President Barack Obama closed last year in retaliation for meddling in the presidential election."It'd be a terrible mistake," the California Democrat told Jake Tapper on CNN. "These are facilities that the Russians were using to spy on the American people."Why on Earth [would we] want to give them back, reward the Russians for their c ...
A push is underway to have the Republican National Committee pay the legal fees of President Donald Trump and administration officials involved in various Russia investigations, the Washington Post reported Thursday.The RNC's legal defense fund is intended to be used for legal challenges facing the Republican Party, such as a potential election recount, the Post noted.But some people close to the president are pushing the RNC to bear the legal fees of those caught up in the probes – with one unn ...
The Obama Justice Department allowed the Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. into the country for a court case months before the meeting occurred, The Hill reported.Moscow attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya was given special permission to enter the United States by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, but the purpose was supposed to have been to work on a court case in New York City, and her stay was supposed to have been limited to October 2015 to early January 2016, The Hill reported Wednesday ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that she and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) are the “voices for winning” back a Democratic majority in Congress in the 2018 midterm elections.In a San Francisco interview, Pelosi discussed the Democratic Party’s hopes of taking back the majority from Republicans, who have held the House since 2010 and Senate since 2014.“We’re the voices, the Senate leader and I are the voices for winning those races in [the] House and the Senate, ...
It appears Trump Jr.'s email will do a little more damage than some believe. Despite being "vague and inconclusive," WSJ reports that "during routine tracking of Russian espionage" intel agencies "detected conversations in 2015" in which Russian government officials discussed associates of Donald Trump, according to current and former U.S. officials.As The Hill reports, American intelligence intercepts recorded members of the Russian government talking about Donald Trump and his allies months be ...
Vice President Mike Pence sought Tuesday to distance himself from the snowballing scandal over possible collusion with Russian election interference that increasingly threatens President Donald Trump.After Trump's son Donald Jr. admitted to meeting a Russian lawyer offering dirt on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton last June, Pence declared in a statement that he knew nothing of the meeting -- which took place well before he became Trump's running mate in the election."The vice president is worki ...
The left is currently in control of the mainstream press, academia, Silicon Valley, Madison Avenue and the entertainment industry.These cultural institutions shape our society, but the political makeup of their populations do not accurately reflect this nation.To simplify, the country is more or less divided between conservatives and liberals, but the left is vastly over-represented in the cultural establishment.The mainstream press is overwhelmingly biased towards the Democratic party and hosti ...
Last night, just as the Russian-collusion hysteria was reaching a new fevered pitch on the back of reports that Donald Trump Jr. took a meeting with a Russian-born lawyer who promised juicy opposition research on Hillary Clinton, we took the opportunity to ask which was more disturbing: (i) that Jr. sought opposition research on his father's political opponent (a rather common, if utterly detestable, practice among politicians) or (ii) that various members of the Obama administration may have ve ...
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