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Rep Dan Crenshaw: In China, Protesters Wave American Flags. In America, Antifa Burns Them

Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw said American “antifascists” demand violence while Hong Kong antifascists are “actually fighting fascists” in a Saturday tweet. “In Hong Kong, antifascists wave American flags, demand freedom and actually fight fascists,” he wrote. “In Portland, ‘antifascists’ burn American flags, demand violence in the name of socialism. Portland is a sad showing of where we are today. ...

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Democratic Congresswoman Defends Antifa As ‘Peaceful Protesters’

Democratic New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland described Antifa as “peaceful protesters” on Saturday — the same day that members of the violent left-wing movement clashed with right-wing groups in Portland. Haaland offered the inaccurate description on CNN after President Donald Trump tweeted that “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an “ORGANIZATION OF TERROR.’” “This is on par with ...

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Stacey Abrams Says Voter Suppression Worse Now Than In The 1960s

Failed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams suggested voter suppression is more “insidious” today than it was in the 1960s, and she reiterated her claim she “won” her 2018 election. “We have always struggled with voter suppression,” Abrams said to ABC’s Lindsey Davis on Sunday. “But what’s happened in the last 20 years, is that it’s gone underground. It’s no longer ...

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Virginia School Board To Fight After Judge Imposes Pro-Trans Bathroom Policy

An eastern Virginia school district will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that its policy on transgender bathroom access violates the Constitution and a federal statute.  U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen sided with trans student Gavin Grimm, who challenged a district policy providing bathroom access “shall be limited to the corresponding biological genders.” Grimm’s case reached the Supreme Court at ...

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Lindsey Graham: FISA Abuse Report Will Be ‘Ugly And Damning’ For DOJ, FBI

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said he expects the inspector general’s report into FBI surveillance of the Trump campaign will be “ugly and damning” for the agency and the Department of Justice. In an interview on Fox News, Graham also said that he wants to find out what role the CIA played in the intelligence-gathering operation against the Trump campaign. ...

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Hong Kong Demonstration Draws Crowd Of More Than 1.7 Million Against Government Orders

Hong Kong protest organizer Civil Human Rights Front estimates more than 1.7 million people gathered in the rain Sunday for the region’s 11th consecutive week of demonstrations. Government officials told protesters to stay in Victoria Park, but the large, pro-democracy crowd eventually took to the streets to protest an extradition bill that would allow suspected criminals in Hong Kong to ...

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FBI: Marijuana Legalization Leading to Increase in Public Corruption

The FBI says that public corruption is on the increase in states that have legalized marijuana. “As an increasing number of states change their marijuana legislation, the FBI is seeing a public corruption threat emerge in the expanding cannabis industry,” Department of Justice Public Affairs Specialist Mollie Halpern said during the most recent episode of FBI This Week. “States require ...

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Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

A proposed California curriculum with anti-Israel elements also has anti-police rhetoric. The curriculum aims to teach students about police brutality and includes a poem suggesting cops sometimes “wake up with a bad case of contagious shooting.” The proposal avoids teaching students about anti-Semitism or Jewish Americans and doesn’t include cases of police officers viewed positively by the public. A proposed ...

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FEC Chief Supported Russia-NRA Campaign Finance Probe Based Solely On ‘Vague’ News Article

FEC Chairwoman Ellen Weintrub, a Democrat, berated her Republican colleagues Friday for voting against an investigation into whether Alexander Torshin secretly funneled money to the NRA. But Weintrub did not acknowledge the allegation originated with Fusion GPS. McClatchy published similar allegations on Jan. 18, 2018.  Weintrub acknowledged that she supported the investigation based solely on the McClatchy story. The chairwoman ...

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Federal Court Allows Trump To Reject Asylum Seekers At Border

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A federal appeals court delivered President Donald Trump a limited victory in his bid to reject asylum seekers from Central America and other countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the Trump administration can enforce its asylum ban in a partial capacity, allowing the administration to turn back asylum seekers who passed through a “third” country and ...

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Tlaib Hates Israel More Than She Loves Her Grandmother: Israeli Interior Minister On Tlaib Backing Out Of Visit

Rep. Rashida Tlaib has decided not to go to Israel because of “oppressive conditions” after being approved by the Israli government to visit her grandmother. Tlaib of Michigan sent a letter asking to be allowed to enter Israel on the premise that she promised not to promote boycotts against the country, according to the interior ministry.  The letter also read ...

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Maryland To Implement LGBTQ Content In Public Schools Curricula

The Maryland Department of Education plans to add new LGBTQ standards to curricula in the coming years. “I think these curriculum changes are part of building the more inclusive America that our kids deserve,” a state lawmaker said. Other states have enacted similar measures.  Maryland public school history teachers will add LGBTQ content to high school curricula during the next ...

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Clinton IT Aide Who Defied Subpoena Created Cryptic Gmail Account and Sent It Nearly All Of Hillary’s Emails

All but four of Hillary Clinton’s 30,000 emails were copied, likely secretly, to a Gmail address called [email protected], according to a new Senate report. The FBI says that the account was linked to Paul Combetta, an IT aide Clinton hired who used BleachBit to destroy emails after they were subpoenaed and misled FBI agents. Combetta said he sent all of ...

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