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News and commentary on the candidates, campaigns and issues from the 2016 election.

“Gde Myaso?” Russian for Where’s the Beef?

Political campaigns are full of liars and fabulists. From the candidate who promises to repeal Obamacare root–and–branch, to the volunteer who lies about how many doors he knocked, campaigns attract people who are, as Mark Twain observed, “Economical with the truth.” I know because I spent almost 40 years working in elections all over the US and in a handful ...

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Hillary Clinton takes personal responsibility – for blaming everyone else

Hillary Clinton’s “It’s not my fault” tour continues unabated. The list of reasons for her 2016 election loss to Donald Trump grows with each passing day. Remarkably, none of those reasons are named Hillary Rodham Clinton. Here is Hillary’s fluid and ever-growing list of the reasons for her election defeat – from her perspective: James Comey As the Director of ...

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Just When You Thought Hillary Clinton Was Finished…

Pay no attention to the fact that Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 General Election because she was a poor and unsympathetic candidate. Her advocacy of disastrous Progressive policies and initiatives did not help. But Mrs. Clinton is convinced that “her people” still love her and that she should guide the country’s future. Not since Marie Antoinette has a politically privileged person ...

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The Undisclosed Threat to Our Election Process

We’ve heard anguish and distress from our leftist friends concerning Russian hacking and the great threat it imposes on our election process. While there has been very little sufficient evidence produced to back these irrational claims by the liberal media, it has done little to stop discombobulated liberals all over the country from actively working to delegitimize these election results. ...

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Theft of Georgia Voting Logs Raise Questions of Vote Tampering

Critical electronic voter logs used in the special election taking place in Georgia to fill the vacant Congressional seat left by HHS Sec. Tom Price were stolen from the pickup truck of a poll worker during a “grocery run.” The theft of early voting check-in books raises the question of fraud in the hotly contested race. Tuesday is election day, ...

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WATCH: Inaugural speech of the 45th President of the US Donald J. Trump (FULL Video and Transcript)

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Donald Trump speaks at inauguration ceremony to officially become America’s 45th president. Full Transcript: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world, thank you. We the citizens of America are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of our people. ...

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Trump’s Inaugural Events, Entertainment Shaping Up Along with Record Donations

Presidential Inauguration

President-elect Donald Trump has raised a record-setting sum in donations to go towards his inaugural events as his inauguration committee lines up entertainers and finalizes events for his big day. Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee has raised a record $90 million-plus in private donations, far more than President Barack Obama’s two inaugural committees. They collected $55 million in 2009 and $43 ...

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U.S Intelligence Community Releases Declassified Report on Russian Hacking of 2016 Election [Full Text]

DNI Releases Report on Russian hacking

The United States Intelligence Community released the declassified version of a classified assessment on Russian digital interference in the 2016 presidential election. Declassified reports rarely reveal the full extent of the facts or the precise basis for its assessments, as the release of such information would reveal sensitive sources or methods and imperil the ability to collect critical foreign intelligence ...

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“Russian Hacking” of U.S. Election Is Fake News

The mainstream media narrative regarding “fake news” is awash with duplicity, and frankly, they seem to be the main purveyors of it. Case in point, fully half of Hillary Clinton voters have been deceptively convinced by the media, that Russia “tampered with vote tallies in order to get Donald Trump elected President,” according to a poll conducted by YouGov and ...

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Trump Comments on Electoral College Result

Donald Trump

In a statement issued Monday, President-elect Donald Trump thanked the American people and promised to unite the nation. “Today marks a historic electoral landslide victory in our nation’s democracy. I thank the American people for their overwhelming vote to elect me as their next President of the United States. The official votes cast by the Electoral College exceeded the 270 ...

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Russian Hacks? It Doesn’t Change What Democrats & Clinton Did

The hot-button topic today is whether or not the Russian government hacked into the email servers of the Democrat National Committee and the Clinton campaign, and whether or not they did so to support one candidate or detract from another. While the CIA has declared it as “quite clear” that electing Donald Trump was Russia’s goal, the FBI calls the ...

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Why CIA Claims of Russian Interference in U.S. Presidential Election Don’t Make Sense

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The CIA has presented Congress with an assessment that shows Russia to have helped Donald Trump win the presidency, but there are so many other facts that don’t line up with the spy agency’s analysis. The Washington Post published a feature-length article detailing the CIA’s assessment and Congress’ reaction. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government ...

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Dem Hypocrisy Spotlighted in Criticism of Trump Military Picks

Not too long ago the American people were held captive to the Liberal mantra that because President Obama won the election he should be due his picks for his cabinet and agency heads without reservation. This mantra extended to nominees to the US Supreme Court as well. People like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were beside themselves that Senate Republicans ...

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Federal judge ends Michigan recount

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Federal Judge Mark Goldsmith has effectively ended the Michigan recount. Judge Goldsmith is the same judge that ordered the recount to start 2 days earlier than Michigan law permitted, but in a full reversal, the judge has dropped his decision which will end the recount. On Tuesday, the Michigan appeals court ruled that Jill Stein could not request a recount as ...

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