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‘That’s A Crime’: Pelosi Accuses Barr Of Lying To Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress about his interaction’s with the special counsel’s office regarding the release of the Mueller report. “What is deadly serious about it is the attorney general of the United States of America was not telling the truth to the Congress of the United States. That’s a ...

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Report: Border Agents Will Soon Have Authority To Decide Asylum Claims On The Spot

President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing to give law enforcement officials the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. Under the upcoming plan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers would train Border Patrol agents deployed on the southern border on how to perform “credible fear interviews,” according to sources who spoke with the Washington ...

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Stefan Halper’s ‘Assistant’ In Papadopoulos Spy Operation Has Been Outed

A woman who met alongside Stefan Halper in September 2016 with Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has been identified in a press report as an FBI investigator Azra Turk, an alias for the investigator, was tasked by the FBI to accompany Halper during his meetings in London with Papadopoulos Halper also made contact during the campaign with Trump aides Carter ...

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Mark Meadows Refers Nellie Ohr To DOJ For Investigation

North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows referred Nellie Ohr, a former Fusion GPS contractor, to the Justice Department for criminal investigation on Wednesday. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr, first reported by The Hill, Meadows alleged that Ohr made false statements to Congress on Oct. 19 about contacts she had with Justice Department officials regarding ongoing investigations, as well ...

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More Than 1,000 Fake Families Found at US Border

Illegal aliens with children

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) discovered more than 1,000 fake families trying to sneak across the southwest U.S. border by pretending other illegal immigrant’s children are their own. DHS officials said that since Oct. 1, 2018, authorities have discovered about five fake families a day sneaking across the border with children they have borrowed or abducted, The Washington Times ...

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Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty for Conspiracy to Commit Espionage for China

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People’s Republic of China.  Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger for the Eastern District of Virginia, Assistant Director for Counterintelligence John Brown of the FBI and Assistant Director in ...

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The Mueller Report Is A NYT Bestseller – And It’s Not Even Out Yet

Pre-order sales reveal that The Washington Post’s edition of “The Mueller Report” is the number one best selling book on Amazon, topping multiple categories before its release date on May 12. News of the best selling report’s sales come after Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on April 18, revealing that President ...

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Attorney General Bill Barr Cancels House Judiciary Committee Testimony

Attorney General William Barr will reportedly no longer testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, as Democrats voted to allow staffers to question Barr. “Barr has been in a dispute with the committee over its plans to have a counsel question the top law enforcement official alongside lawmakers on the panel at Thursday’s hearing,” reported The Washington ...

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Pentagon Leaders Urge Quick Defense Budget Approval to Sustain Momentum

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan thanked the House Appropriations defense subcommittee for its work last year to pass the DOD budget on time, and asked them to duplicate the feat so the department doesn’t lose momentum. Shanahan and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the budget request will support the 2018 National Defense ...

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Poll: Most Americans Don’t Consider Mueller Report ‘Important Factor’ In 2020 Decision

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling won’t be an “important factor” for most voters when deciding for whom to vote in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll released Wednesday. Just six percent of Americans consider the Mueller report the “most important factor” in their 2020 decision, the NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll found. A majority of respondents, ...

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Judge Says Democrats Can Proceed With A Novel Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

Democratic lawmakers can proceed with their lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating an anti-corruption provision of the Constitution, a federal judge in Washington, D.C. ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan rejected the president’s bid to dismiss the lawsuit, allowing the case to proceed to an evidence-gathering phase — called discovery — in which Democrats hope to gain ...

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Trump Asking Congress For Billions More In Border Emergency Funding

The Trump administration on Wednesday requested an additional $4.5 billion in emergency border spending from Congress, a request that will likely face pushback from Democratic lawmakers. “The situation becomes more dire each day. The migration flow and the resulting humanitarian crisis is rapidly overwhelming the ability of the Federal Government to respond,” Russ Vought, the acting White House budget director, ...

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Barr ‘Surprised’ Mueller Didn’t Make Decision On Obstruction

Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he was “surprised” that Special Counsel Robert Mueller declined to make a decision on whether President Trump obstructed the Russia probe. During a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barr said that he was “absolutely” confident in his decision not to pursue an obstruction case against Trump. Mueller ended his 22-month investigation on ...

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Adam Schiff, Who Pushed False Collusion Narrative For 2 Years, Calls On Barr To Resign

A top House Democrat who pushed the now-debunked collusion narrative for more than two years is calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign from office for giving what he claims is “deliberately false and misleading” testimony to Congress last month. “There’s no sugarcoating this: I think he should step down,” California Rep. Adam Schiff said in an interview on ...

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Watch Live: Attorney General Barr Testifies Before Senate Committee

U.S. Attorney General William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning on the contents of the Mueller Report and his summation of the key findings. Barr’s testimony is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Live Streams of William Barr’s Senate Testimony 5/1/19 Fox News Golden State Times PBS NewsHour ABC News Content created by Conservative Daily News and ...

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