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Dick Blumenthal Says Public Paid For Mueller Report And Deserves To Know What’s In It

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said the American people are paying for Bob Mueller’s report so they deserve to see what’s in it. Blumenthal claimed he was concerned about possible redactions or deletions by the Department of Justice and said the Senate and the public deserve to know full story. “I joined with Senator [Chuck] Grassley in legislation that ...

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ISIS Bride Denied Re-Entry To US

An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State and then defected from the terrorist network will not be allowed to return to the U.S. despite pleas for reentry. “Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the United States,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a Wednesday statement, according to Fox News. “She does not ...

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Obama EPA Regulations Blamed For Closure Of 100-Year-Old Coal Plant

A coal-fired power plan that’s operated for more than 100 years is shutting down, and it’s owners say Obama-era regulations are to blame. Alabama Power’s Plant Gorgas will officially close in April. It’s only the latest coal industry casualty, driven by Environmental Protection agency (EPA) regulations and market forces. “We recognize that Plant Gorgas and the men and women who ...

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Jussie Smollett Arrested After Alleged ‘MAGA’ Hoax

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to police Thursday morning after he was indicted charges related to filing a false police report. “Press Briefing: Jussie Smollet is under arrest and in custody of detectives,” Anthony Guglielmi, Chief Communications Officer for the Chicago Police Department posted on Twitter. “At 9am at #ChicagoPolice Headquarters, Supt Eddie Johnson, Commander of Area Central Detectives Edward Wodnicki ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Responds To Billboard Shaming Her For Slamming Amazon — It’s ‘Wack’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez trashed a prominent conservative group Wednesday night for erecting a billboard in New York City’s Time Square criticizing the New York Democrat for running Amazon out of her state. “Few things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards (this one is ...

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Report: Mueller Probe Could End Next Week

The special counsel’s investigation could wrap up as soon as next week with the delivery of a confidential report to the Justice Department, CNN is reporting. According to the network, Attorney General William Barr is preparing to receive a report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who took over an FBI investigation of the Trump campaign on May 17, 2017. Barr, ...

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The Number Of Illegals Caught At The Southwest Border Nearly Doubles, DHS Reports

Apprehensions of illegal migrants at the southwest border in January increased dramatically from the same time last year, and experts predict 2019 will experience increases in illegal migrant arrests overall. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) — a subset agency of the Department of Homeland Security — reported a total of 47,893 apprehensions of illegal migrants in January at the ...

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Kamala Harris’s Dad Says Her Grandmothers Are ‘Turning In Their Grave’ Over Jamaican Heritage Pot Joke

Democratic 2020 presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris’s father called her out Friday for promoting a “fraudulent stereotype” when she joked about her Jamaican heritage influencing her decision to smoke pot in college during a Feb. 11 interview. Donald Harris, the California Democratic senator’s father, was not happy about how she portrayed her Jamaican roots and issued the following statement: My ...

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YouTube Adds Content Guidelines Appearing To Ban Users From Criticizing Potential Hoaxes

YouTube appears to have added a new content guideline preventing users from posting videos that criticize potential hate crime hoaxes. The change comes amid media reports suggesting actor Jussie Smollett falsely claimed a group of men assaulted him one night in Chicago. “Content claiming that specific victims of public violent incidents or their next of kin are actors, or that ...

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Wisconsin School Under Fire For Giving Out Awards To Cheerleaders For Big Breasts

A Wisconsin high school is under fire and received a formal warning from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Tuesday for giving awards to cheerleaders at an annual awards banquet based on physical features like having big breasts or big butts. Tremper High School cheerleading coaches supposedly gave such awards as a joke in March 2018, The New York Times reported ...

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Andrew McCabe’s Colleague Slams Him For Discussing Classified Congressional Briefing

A former FBI official who worked closely with Andrew McCabe is criticizing the former FBI deputy director for revealing details of a classified briefing in which the Gang of Eight was informed of an investigation into President Donald Trump. “I’ve been a little surprised at how much he’s saying about the ongoing investigation, about the Gang of Eight briefing he ...

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West Virginia Teachers Still Striking Even After The Bill That Started The Picket Lines Was Struck Down

West Virginia teachers continued striking for a second day Wednesday even after a bill that started the picket lines was struck down Tuesday. State Senate Bill 451 would establish education savings accounts (ESA) for families earning less than $150,000 a year to pay for private school, online programs, instructional material and tutoring. The program would not allow more than 2,500 ESAs ...

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White House Plans Expert Panel To See If Global Warming Is Actually A National Security Risk

The Trump administration is mulling the creation of an expert panel to assess whether climate change poses a risk to national security, but critics are denouncing the idea. The White House may form the Presidential Committee on Climate Security to determine if global warming is a threat to national security, according to documents reviewed by The Washington Post. The committee, which ...

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Coast Guard Lieutenant Allegedly Planned To Slaughter Politicians And Journalists

Federal authorities arrested a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant after finding a trove of guns and ammunition stockpiled at his home in Maryland along with alleged plans to commit a large-scale terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists. Federal authorities recovered 15 firearms, a number of which were rifles and long guns, as well as over 1,000 rounds of ammunition in Christopher Paul ...

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Supreme Court Reins In State Power To Seize Property And Collect Fines

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The Supreme Court sided with an Indiana man who lost his luxury car following his conviction on a minor drug offense. A unanimous Court said that the states must abide by the Constitution’s ban on excessive fines.  The decision is expected to curtail asset forfeitures, which both liberals and conservatives have criticized. The Supreme Court reigned in state power to ...

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