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Trump Tweet Beet : Trump Says Senate Supports His Innocence

By Tim Nerozzi President Trump declares the Senate has cleared him of colluding with Russia in the 2016 campaign but Democrats claim he is jumping the gun. The Tweet: “The Senate Intelligence Committee: THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION BETWEEN THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN AND RUSSIA!” What It Means: Trump’s tweet came after the ranking Republican on the  Senate Intelligence Committee, ...

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House to Vote On Trillion Dollar Spending Bill Thursday. No One Has Read It

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The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a government appropriations bill on Thursday evening and with a day until the vote, lawmakers still have not received the text of the legislation. “Pelosi and the Democrats promised a full 72 hours to review legislation,” a senior conservative congressional aide told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “But now we’re voting ...

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Covington Kids Said Nothing Wrong According to Investigators

The Diocese of Covington announced the results of an investigation into whether the Covington Catholic High School kids said anything offensive during a confrontation in Washington D.C. According to the report by the Greater Cincinnati Investigation, the boys did nothing wrong: Nine chaperones were with the students at the Lincoln Memorial “when the main interactions took place.” Black Hebrew Israelite street ...

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Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Tulsa

The Navy will commission its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16), during a 10 a.m. PST ceremony Saturday, Feb. 16, at Pier 30/32 in San Francisco. U.S. Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Kathy Taylor, former mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the ship’s sponsor. The ceremony will be highlighted ...

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Ginsburg’s Health Raises Frightening History Of Incapacity And Disability On The Supreme Court

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Fervid speculation as to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s well-being was set off in December when the Supreme Court abruptly announced that she was being treated for lung cancer. Though a positive prognosis has since allayed the worst fears of Ginsburg’s admirers, her continued struggles broach important but little discussed questions about judicial fitness in an era when unprecedented longevity often ...

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Trump: Money from Border Deal ‘Will Be Hooked Up With Lots of Money from Other Sources’

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President Trump announced Tuesday evening that while the “agreement in principle” on border funding only includes about $1.4 billion for barriers, there is much more coming from “other sources.” “Was just presented the concept and parameters of the Border Security Deal by hard working Senator Richard Shelby,” the president posted on Twitter. “Looking over all aspects knowing that this will ...

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More than 300 Illegal Aliens Taken into Custody by Border Patrol Agents in New Mexico

Sunland Park, N.M. – As large groups of illegal aliens continue to cross through the Lordsburg area near the Antelope Wells, New Mexico, Port of Entry, U.S. Border Patrol Agents from the Santa Teresa Station discover a group of over 300 illegal crossers entering at Sunland Park, New Mexico. On Monday, February 11, 2019, shortly before midnight, Border Patrol Agents ...

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California Gov Ditches High Speed Rail Project, Cites Hefty Price Tag

California Gov. Gavin Newsom abandoned a high speed rail project Tuesday that sought to connect Los Angeles to San Francisco. He suggested the the high cost of the project made the idea a pipe dream. Newsom dialed back anticipation for the project during California’s State of the State address. The Democrat suggested building a high-speed rail line between Bakersfield and ...

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Democrats Remain Defiant, Double Down On ICE Bed Cap As Border Negotiations Close

Republican and Democrat party leaders held separate press conferences on Tuesday afternoon to discuss where things presently stand after a preliminary agreement was reached by a bipartisan panel of House and Senate appropriations committee members late Monday evening. The compromise includes $1.37 billion for border fencing along the US-Mexico border in addition to a hard cap on the number of ...

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Democrats To Reintroduce Stricter Gun Legislation Ahead Of Parkland Shooting’s One-Year Anniversary

Democrats Florida Rep. Ted Deutch and New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez plan to reintroduce a high-capacity gun magazine ban Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting Thursday. The legislation, which would ban any magazine that exceeds 10 rounds of ammunition, has been dubbed the “Keep Americans Safe Act,” reported CNN. 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls including Sens. Kirsten Gillbrand ...

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Final Resting Place of USS Hornet CV-8 Located in the South Pacific

The wreckage of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet was discovered in late January 2019 by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel. Hornet was found 5,400 meters (nearly 17,500 feet) below the surface, resting on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean around the Solomon Islands. Hornet was best known for its part in the fateful Doolittle Raid that was launched in April ...

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Jussie Smollett Turns Over Limited, Redacted Phone Records Police Say Aren’t Anywhere Near Enough

Jussie Smollett and his manager have reportedly released a limited set of heavily-redacted phone records to Chicago police Monday night in response to investigators’ requests to inspect his phone as part of an ongoing investigation into the “Empire” star’s claims that he was attacked on the morning of January 29th. Law enforcement officials say that the records do not meet the burden ...

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