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Judge In Michael Flynn Case Isn’t Tossing Charges Just Yet

The federal judge handling the case against Michael Flynn signaled Tuesday he is not yet ready to grant the Justice Department’s request to throw out charges against the former national security adviser. Emmet G. Sullivan, a district judge in Washington, D.C., said that he will allow for the submission of amicus curiae briefs, in which individuals and organizations who did ...

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Speaker Pelosi’s Coronavirus Bill Includes Billions For Illegal Aliens

House Democrats released the HEROES Act on Tuesday, a $3 trillion spending package intended to bring relief to state and local governments, and Americans, suffering from the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, if signed into law, would allow individuals who file taxes with a Taxpayer Identification Number to be eligible for stimulus money — which would ...

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Democrats’ New $3 Trillion COVID Stimulus Includes The Word ‘Cannabis’ 68 Times

The $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill House Democrats introduced Tuesday includes provisions that would provide a safe harbor for banks to provide loans and other services to “cannabis-related legitimate businesses.” The measures would prohibit federal banking regulators from taking adverse actions against financial institutions that provide services to businesses that cultivate, produce, manufacture, sell, transport, display or purchase cannabis products ...

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‘False Dichotomy’: Tim Scott Says ‘Goalposts’ For Flattening The Curve Keep Moving

Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said at Tuesday’s Senate hearing that while America has done a “pretty good job” of flattening the curve of the coronavirus outbreak, the “goalposts” for moving beyond lockdowns have kept moving. Scott warned that adverse effects of continued lockdowns are being ignored. The senator said that “when we set out to flatten the curve ...

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Trump Halts Federal Retirement Investments In Chinese Funds


President Donald Trump will cut the federal government’s retirement fund investments in Chinese equities, according to a Monday letter obtained by Fox Business. The White House does not want federal employee retirement funds to have money invested in Chinese equities, national Security Adviser Robert O’Brien and National Economic Council Chair Larry Kudlow said in a letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia ...

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Laredo CBP Officers Seize Hard Narcotics Worth Over $1.3 Million at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted hard narcotics totaling $1.3 million in street value. “Drug trafficking organizations are continually evolving concealment techniques, becoming sophisticated in their methods of avoiding detection,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, Laredo Port of Entry. “Fortunately, CBP is equipped with drug detection technologies that help ...

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Documents Shed Light On Media Leak Central To Michael Flynn Case

Michael Flynn

Documents released last week have helped fill in the timeline of events that preceded a leak to The Washington Post that is central to the federal case against Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser. House Intelligence Committee transcripts released Thursday show that several Justice Department officials, Obama White House officials and others in the administration denied being the source of the ...

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POLL: Biden’s Support From Women Drops As Media Focuses On Reade’s Accusations

Former Vice President Biden’s favorability ratings are dropping among women amid an increase in media coverage of Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegations, a new poll finds. Biden’s net favorability rating among women slid 6 points since April, leaving the former vice president with a 44% positive and 46% negative rating, according to a Morning Consult-Politico poll published Tuesday. The survey ...

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Report: Grenell Wants To Unmask The Obama Officials Who Unmasked Michael Flynn

Richard Grenell, the acting director of national intelligence, visited the Justice Department last week seeking to declassify documents related to Obama administration officials’s unmasking of Michael Flynn in transcripts of phone calls he had with Russia’s ambassador, ABC News is reporting. Grenell is asking the Justice Department to declassify a list of names of officials involved in the unmasking process, ...

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Here’s The One Thing China’s Communist Party Fears Most, According To Former China Ambassador Jon Huntsman

China’s Communist Party fears transparency more than anything else, former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman said Monday. Huntsman praised a letter sent Monday by 18 attorneys general demanding a congressional investigation into China’s coverup of the coronavirus outbreak in its early stages, saying on Fox News that such an investigation is necessary. “Well, I’ll tell you why this letter ...

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Cuomo Reverses, Says Nursing Homes Can Refuse COVID-Positive Patients

Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo partially reversed a March executive order Sunday that prevented nursing homes from denying admission of patients who tested positive for the new coronavirus. Patients must now test negative for the virus before hospitals can admit them to assisted living facilities, Cuomo said during an Albany press briefing Sunday. The readmission policy adopted March 25 states: “No resident ...

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Shuttered Meat-Processing Plants Are Coming Back Online. Here’s How They’re Protecting Workers

Tyson Foods is reoppening a plant in Waterloo, Iowa, after 444 workers at the facility tested positive for coronavirus, or COVID-19, bringing the total of infected meat workers in Iowa to 1,653, health officials say.  Sarah Little, a representative for the North American Meat Institute, told the Daily Caller News Foundation that President Donald Trump’s executive order mandating a reliable ...

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80% Of Border Crossers Are Turned Back In Under Two Hours, DHS Deputy Says

The acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says that 8-in-10 illegal entrants at the border are being turned back expeditiously because of policies implemented to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Ken Cuccinelli, the second-highest official in DHS, reacted to the latest enforcement action data from the U.S.-Mexico border. April apprehension numbers reached a low not seen in ...

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AG Barr: Mueller ‘Ignored’ Evidence Of Russian Disinformation In Steele Dossier

Attorney General William Barr said in an interview aired Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators “ignored” evidence of possible Russian disinformation in the Steele dossier. “I think that’s one of the most troubling aspects of this whole thing,” Barr told CBS News when asked about the possibility that the Kremlin fed disinformation to Christopher Steele, a former ...

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