Archive for October 2017

Media Dishonestly Slam ‘Big Soda’ for Repeal of Chicago Tax on Soda — and Other Drinks

<p>On Wednesday, "the Cook County, Illinois Board of Commissioners repealed the penny-an-ounce levy on sweetened beverages it passed last November." The inflammatory "Big Soda" label appears frequently in press coverage of this reversal of what the government-always-knows-best crowd had thought was a major nanny-state victory, and reflects the fact that many in the media are quite unhappy with this turn of events.</p>

NEW PHOTOS of Vegas Security Guard Jesus Campos Surface As He Remains Missing

 

Mandalay Bay security guard, Jesus Campos, was supposed to appear on Sean Hannity’s show at 9pm est on Thursday night but canceled on the Fox News host at the last minute.

“How come @seanhannity didn’t run the interview tonight?,” tweeted reporter Laura Loomer.

“He cancelled,” responded Hannity.

Not only did Jesus Campos not show up for his Hannity interview — He skipped five interviews and went missing.

ABC reporter Stephanie Walsh reported on Thursday night that Jesus went missing.

Jesus Campos was set to do five interviews tonight but went missing.

Now new photos of Jesus Campos surfaced this week.
Jesus Campos was given an award this week for responding to the 32nd floor suite of Stephen Paddock who fired over 200 shots at the security guard.
Campos was shot in the leg but was able to call in the location of the shooter.

The award was given to Campos on Tuesday. He disappeared on Thursday.

For the record…
This photo that was floating around for days and republished here on Gateway Pundit is an airlines employee in Venezuela.

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Ted Cruz Warns of “Watergate-Style Blowout” in 2018

At a closed-door meeting with big money GOP donors, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) warned the Republican Party will sustain major losses in 2018 if they fail to enact President Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ agenda.

CBS News reports:

“If we do nothing, if tax reform crashes and burns, if Obamacare nothing happens, we could face a bloodbath. I think we have the potential of seeing a Watergate-style blowout,” the Texas Republican said at a Koch brothers donors meeting at the St. Regis Hotel in New York.

Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, echoed that same concern: “If we fail right now to deliver a meaningful tax package that stimulates the economy… if we don’t get that done, we’ll be the minority party for the next 50 years to 100 years just like we’ve been for the last 100 years …”

There are 34 Senate seats up in 2018, of which 25 are held by Democrats. They would need to win three more seats in order to win control of the upper chamber.

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak to the group Friday afternoon.

President Trump is touting his once in a generation tax proposal, but RINOs like Senator John McCain (R-AZ) could kill the bill.

It’s no secret Senator John McCain is against President Trump’s MAGA agenda. McCain enthusiastically voted against a bill which would have killed Obamacare. Who can forget the “thumbs down,” seen across the U.S.? A new opinion piece says McCain’s history on tax policy suggests the Arizona lawmaker could thwart President Trump’s plan to drastically cut taxes.

Washington Post reports:

Arizona Republican, who is fighting a public battle with brain cancer, will be among his party’s most closely watched as the year winds down and the tax debate gears up. Yet over his decades in public life, McCain has traced a zigzagging line on the subject,leaving little clear indication of how he’ll approach a potentially decisive vote. A look at the senator’s record on taxes shows that three things seem most important to him: public debate, some help for the middle class, and not exploding the deficit.  

[…]On tax policy itself, McCain has proved a moving target. He opposed the 2001 Bush tax cuts — one of only two Republicans to do so — citing what he called the bill’s lopsided benefits for the wealthy. “I cannot in good conscience support a tax cut in which so many of the benefits go to the most fortunate among us, at the expense of middle-class Americans who most need tax relief,” he said. Two years later, he was one of only three Republicans to vote against the next round of Bush cuts, again citing its skew toward the rich but also the deficit impact of another round of breaks as the country faced mounting war bills.

[…]More recently, McCain sounded more like his trustbusting political hero, Teddy Roosevelt, when he confronted Apple’s tax-dodging strategies. In a 2013 hearing, he joined with then-Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) in criticizing chief executive Tim Cook. “U.S. corporations cannot continue to avoid paying their appropriate share in taxes,” McCain told the tech honcho. “Our military can’t afford it. Our economy cannot endure it. And the American people will not tolerate it.”

Click here to read the full report.

McCain shooting down the best chance the GOP has to repeal Obamacare must not be forgotten when considering President Trump’s efforts to get tax reform done.

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On PBS, Tina Brown Explains How Harvey Weinstein Bought Off Reporters

<p>On Tuesday's <em>Charlie Rose</em> show on PBS, former magazine editor Tina Brown -- who ran<em> The New Yorker, Newsweek,</em> and for a short time a Harvey Weinstein-backed magazine called <em>Talk </em>-- spoke about working with Harvey. Rose barely questioned Brown, and just let her talk. Access Hollywood picked up a piece of this conversation -- about how the movie mogul could buy writers' silence with money, and if he couldn't, he could above their pay grade to editors and kill negative stories that way. </p>

The Jewish Hand in the World Wars, Part 1

by Thomas Dalton IN 2006, an inebriated Mel Gibson allegedly said this: “The Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.” There followed the predicable storm of anti-anti-Semitism, ad hominem attacks, and various other slanders against Gibson’s character. But virtually no one asked…

Florida Man Kills Mother’s Friend For Hitting On His Imaginary Girlfriend

Someone went off their meds. Via Action News JAX: Brian Desario, 30, walked into the garage of a home where his mother, her boyfriend and another friend were hanging out and accused a man, identified as 56-year-old David Armstrong, of flirting with his girlfriend. He then fatally shot Armstrong, who was pronounced dead at the […]

Another Hollywood Mogul’s Head To Roll? Playboy Playmate Accuses Big Time Director Of Sexual Abuse

Via Biz Pac Review: Director Oliver Stone refused to condemn shamed Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, after he was accused by dozens of women of sexual harassment and rape, and a former Playboy Playmate thinks she knows why. According to Carrie Stevens, Stone sexually assaulted her at a party 20 years ago, she told the New […]

President Trump Suspends Obamacare Subsidies


President Donald Trump suspended the cost-sharing reduction payments as part of a strategy to dismantle Obamacare.

President Trump Suspends Obamacare Subsidies


President Donald Trump suspended the cost-sharing reduction payments as part of a strategy to dismantle Obamacare.

President Trump Suspends Obamacare Subsidies


President Donald Trump suspended the cost-sharing reduction payments as part of a strategy to dismantle Obamacare.

Meadows Fires Up Values Voter Summit: Tells People to ‘Eject’ Members of Congress Who Won’t Push ‘America First’


In a Friday address to hundreds of enthusiastic Values Voter Summit participants, Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows equated some members of Congress to “dud” shotgun shells, declaring that those who don’t get behind President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda should be sent home.

A Place at the Table for the Indigenous White Majority?

by Max Musson MOST PEOPLE don’t think very far beyond their own immediate needs and wants and those of their close families. As long as they have enough money to provide the warmth, food, light, shelter, and clothing they need, and a few modest luxuries, most people do not consider the distant consequences…

NY Times Suddenly Mocks Civil Disobedience When It Comes to Gay Marriage Opponent

<p>Did you know that Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis went to jail for contempt of court in 2015, for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples? If not, the <em>New York Times</em> will happily remind you of the fact, over and over, in a Friday story on Davis traveling to Romania to support that country’s fight against gay marriage: “Kentucky County Clerk Campaigns Against Same-Sex Marriage in Romania.” The online headline offered up the theme of the piece: “Kim Davis, Once Jailed in America, Campaigns Against Gay Marriage in Romania.” Apparently the <em>New York Times</em> was the only news outlet that seemed to find it necessary to mention David went to jail in the headline, as it also does several times in the story itself, wondering if she's a "run-of-the-mill lawbreaker." Apparently being jailed for civil disobedience is only cool in the name of liberal causes.</p>

Here’s How Trump Has Silently Gutted Obama’s Legacy

Their screaming about Russia is covering all that he’s actually doing. Via Daily Caller: President Donald Trump has surgically dismantled Obamacare over the course of his first year in office, largely under the noses of the American public, Democrats and members of his party that have spent the last nine months trying to upend the […]

Here’s How Trump Has Silently Gutted Obama’s Legacy

Their screaming about Russia is covering all that he’s actually doing. Via Daily Caller: President Donald Trump has surgically dismantled Obamacare over the course of his first year in office, largely under the noses of the American public, Democrats and members of his party that have spent the last nine months trying to upend the […]

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen Declare Support for Trump’s Iran Strategy

Trump sounds like he won't certify Iran's nuclear deal compliance come the next deadline on Oct.15. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
The governments of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Yemen quickly expressed support for President Trump’s tough new approach to Iran.

NBC, MSNBC Cue Puerto Rico Critics: Trump ‘Just Racist,’ His Tweets ‘Spread Hate’

<p>It's certainly no surprise when guests on NBC News programs and the MSNBC cable television channel take advantage of the opportunity to slam President Donald Trump. That was the case on Thursday, October 12, when Alejandro García Padilla, the former governor of Puerto Rico, told MSNBC host Craig Melvin that the Republican occupant of the White House is “showing off that he is just racist.” In addition, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said on Friday that whoever deletes Trump's Twitter account should receive the Nobel Peace Prize because he uses it to spread hate.</p>

Former Political Prisoner: Sound Reported in Cuba Sonic Attacks Similar to Prison Torture

Muslim Prisoner
Following the publication of a sound the Associated Press (AP) asserts was potentially used to torture and maim American diplomats in Cuba, a former political prisoner tells Breitbart News that sound resembled what was used to torture him in a Cuban prison decades ago.

MGM Resorts Hires Crisis Management Firm After Las Vegas Sheriff Holds Head-Scratching Press Conference

Amid the anger and confusion brought upon by an ever-changing timeline by the Las Vegas Police Department and FBI, MGM Resorts International has hired an elite crisis management firm. The move comes on the same day Sheriff Joe Lombardo claims there is little difference between police and Casino timelines. MGM Resorts International has said otherwise — twice. 

Las Vegas Review-Journal reports:

At a news conference, a sometimes combative and at times emotional Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said MGM Resorts International had the correct timeline of events surrounding the Oct. 1 Strip attack.

“I’m not in conflict with their statement,” Lombardo confirmed, following a weeklong dispute over the timeline of events that occurred the night of the shooting.

The sheriff said Monday that Stephen Paddock shot Mandalay Baysecurity guard Jesus Campos at 9:59 p.m., about six minutes before the gunman turned his weapons on the Route 91 Harvest festival crowd below his hotel suite. He previously reported Campos was shot after the attack on the concert crowd.

Twice this week, MGM Resorts disputed Lombardo’s revised timeline. The company, which owns Mandalay Bay, released the following details Thursday:

In a Friday press conference, Sheriff Joe Lombardo fought back against claims that there is a conspiracy between the FBI, between LVMPD and the MGM,” to withhold information. Lombardo blasted reports that the Las Vegas police department and the FBI were operating in an incompetent manner.

“”There is no conspiracy between the FBI, between LVMPD & MGM — & nobody is attempting to hide anything referenced [in] this investigation,” reports ABC News.

Later in the press conference, the FBI told the press that massive amounts of evidence have been collected in the shooting probe.

Hmmm.

Las Vegas Review-Journal reports:

MGM Resorts International has hired a leading crisis management firm following the Oct. 1 shooting at one of its properties.

The casino operator selected New York-based corporate communications firm Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher to assist in responding to inquires from media and investors regarding the investigation into the Mandalay Bay shooting.

Joele Frank has likely received an initial crisis fee in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and would bill MGM from $500 to $1,000 an hour ”for many, many hours,” said Ronn Torossian, chief executive officer of 5WPR, a renowned PR firm headquartered in New York.

“Joele Frank is a top notch leading crisis PR firm. They are one of a handful of agencies with the deep strategic communications skills necessary to communicate effectively for MGM to consumers, the industry and shareholders,” said Torossian.

This week, MGM Resorts International, the parent company of Mandalay Bay, is accusing Las Vegas investigators of pushing fake news about the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

Las Vegas Review Journal reports:

In a statement released late Tuesday, MGM Resorts International disputed Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s revised timeline of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
“This remains an ongoing investigation with a lot of moving parts,” MGM Resorts spokesperson Debra DeShong said in the statement. “As evidenced by law enforcement briefings over the past week, many facts are still unverified and continue to change as events are under review. We cannot be certain about the most recent timeline that has been communicated publically, (sic) and we believe what is currently being expressed may not be accurate.”
Lombardo revised the timeline during a news conference Monday. He said police had learned that security guard Jesus Campos was shot in the hallway before at least 58 people at the Route 91 Harvest festival were killed and nearly 500 were injured. Police previously said Campos was shot after the attack on the concert crowd.

The investigation into the events and the motive behind the Las Vegas shooting last Sunday night is in flux. To date no motive is provided by the FBI and local police.

Last week a press conference was held jointly by the FBI and the local Sheriff in Las Vegas concerning the recent murder of at least 59 people in that city.  The Sheriff appeared transparent in the information he supplied.  But the major question that everyone wanted to know was – why did the killer do it?  What was his motive?

Monday we found out that the killer shot the security guard before he fired on the crowd of people.  This directly contradicts with the earlier report that the security guard found the room of the killer and stopped him from shooting on the crowd.  As a result many more questions are raised like – Why the change in story?  Why did the killer ever stop shooting on the crowd if the security guard did not stop him?

The FBI’s lack of transparency along with the corrupt and criminal acts by former FBI Directors lead all of America to begin forming conspiracy theories and to further lose trust in the FBI.

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19 GOP Congressmen Call For Mueller Hearings

He should never have been permitted to go off on a wild goose chase to begin with. He’s far exceeded his charge. Via Daily Caller: Nineteen Republican congressmen signed on to a letter sent out Friday requesting congressional hearings to keep special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of lawyers accountable. “This team has sweeping […]

Iranian Commander Vows Revenge: ‘We Have Buried Many Like Trump’

Trump's says 'you'll find out' after cryptic military warning
Iran’s response to President Trump’s decertification of the nuclear deal, teased all week and finally made official on Friday, includes a mixture of belligerent rhetoric, ominous threats, and uncertainty about whether the deal can survive.

House Bill Would Let Hacking Victims ‘Hack Back’

Individuals & companies could retaliate to identify, monitor, disrupt or delete stolen content from hackers

Busted: Roger Goodell’s Anti-Trump Wife Ran Fake Twitter Account to Defend Husband and Attack Trump


Daily Mail

Roger Goodell’s wife admitted this week she ran an anonymous Twitter account to defend her husband NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

She even managed to trash President Trump in her tweets.

The Daily Caller reported:

The wife of National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell has admitted running a secret Twitter account to clap back at his critics during the anthem kneeling controversy.

Jane Skinner Goodell on Thursday admitted to running the now-deleted Twitter account @forargument under the name ‘Jones smith’, using it to clap back at unflattering NFL coverage.

‘It was a REALLY silly thing to do and done out of frustration—and love,’ Mrs Goodell said in a statement to the Wall Street Journal, which first reported the fake account.

Screenshots and conversation threads from the deleted account show that Mrs Goodell was primarily interested in nitpicking press coverage of her husband, including the controversy over players kneeling during the national anthem.

Jane Goodell went under the name @forargument to defend her weakling husband and trash President Trump.

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Mark Plotkin: Steve Bannon Is the Democrats’ ‘Unlikely New Friend’


Mark Plotkin argues that Democrats will regain control of the Senate if Steve Bannon follows through on his efforts to primary and defeat incumbent Republican establishment Senators with a slate of insurgent conservative candidates who adhere to the populist and economic nationalist issues that got Trump elected in 2016.

Steve King: Trump Decertifying Iran Deal a ‘First Step’ – ‘Puts Us In a Place’ Where We Can Scrap the Deal

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On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Tom Shillue Show,” Representative Steve King (R-IA) argued President Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal is a “strong” action that puts Congress in position to shelve the deal altogether. King said Trump’s decision is a “strong move” that “isn’t the full move to tear up the deal, which I’m willing to do.” He added that the move puts Congress in a position where the Iranian deal can be scrapped altogether and is a “first step.” King also commented on DACA, stating that he wished DACA had been rescinded on Inauguration Day and expressed displeasure with reports that the president “maybe doesn’t really mean it” on rescinding DACA. He further stated he didn’t understand how the president’s heart ended up overruling his head. Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

FBI ‘Finds’ New Documents About Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting

Just found them. Oops. Via Daily Caller: The FBI has found 30 pages of documents related to the June 2016 airport tarmac meeting between Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, even after the bureau claimed to not have any records related to the matter. FBI lawyers revealed the existence of the records in response […]

Corrupt Obamacrat Samantha Power Meets with House Officials to Explain Her Daily ‘Unmaskings’ of Trump Officials

Crooked and failed former UN Ambassador Samantha met with House officials on Friday to explain her record unmaskings of Trump campaign officials.

Samantha Power set a record as political hack for the Obama administration. The former ambassador was ‘unmasking’ at such a rapid pace in the final months of the Obama administration that she averaged more than one request for every working day in 2016.

Samantha Power’s involvement in the Obama unmasking scandal raised red flags as an attempt by the Obama administration to undermine President Trump and his team.

On Friday Power testified under oath in front of the House Intelligence Committee.
Power used her position to spy on her political opponents.
Circa reported:

Samantha Power, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, spoke to members of the House Intelligence Committee on Friday, addressing the members’ concerns over the hundreds of unmaskings of Americans’ names she requested during her tenure with the Obama administration.

Power is believed to have unmasked more than 260 names last year before and after the 2016 presidential election. However, Power increased the number of “unmaskings” extensively after the 2016 election and before she left her post she was unmasking at a rate of one per day, according to several sources familiar with the investigation who were not authorized to speak on the record.

Power was not seen by the media as she made her way into the Capitol Hill room where the questioning took place, but there are numerous entrances that could have obstructed her from view of the cameras waiting for her outside. She is expected to continue speaking to members until 12:30 p.m.

A U.S. intelligence official with knowledge of unmaskings and who has spent more than two decades working in counterterrorism told Circa that requesting an unmasking is highly unusual and “in my entire career I only conducted two and filed extensive reports stating the reason why.”

“On its face, there appears to be extensive abuse of powers and there should be enormous concern that tools supposed to be used against enemies are now being used for political espionage.”

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Pussycat Dolls Singer: ‘I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring.’

Pop singer sheds light on dark side of music industry.

Pussycat Dolls Singer: ‘I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring.’

Pop singer sheds light on dark side of music industry.

Report: Hillary Clinton in Talks to Teach at Columbia University


Hillary Clinton is reportedly looking at taking a formal teaching role at the Ivy League Columbia University.

Steve Bannon Gives Classic “Honey Badger” Response To Eminem Freestyle Diss

After constant attacks from the political and media elites, Steve Bannon has some of the thickest skin in America. Washed up rapper Eminem ripped Bannon during his now infamous BET Hip Hop Awards freestyle. When asked what he thought of the diss, the Breitbart boss offered a classic response. 

Breitbart News reports:

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon does not “give a shit” about Eminem’s freestyle roast in which he name-checks Bannon in his attempted takedown of President Donald Trump.

“On the record: Honey badger don’t give a shit,” Bannon reportedly told Joshua Green, the Bloomberg reporter and author of the best-selling Devil’s Bargain book, on Wednesday evening.

At the BET Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday, Eminem appeared in a video in which he attacked Trump and referenced Bannon.

As TGP previously reported, Eminen went on a four minute freestyle rap against President Donald Trump.

This was very poor poetry.
Hip Hop is really hurting these days.

Complete with references to Steve Bannon and the KKK.
Of course, there is no truth to anything Eminem was rapping about.
But what the hell.

Meanwhile inner cities across the US continue to suffer and wither away with their drugs, gangs and Democrat politicians.
(Warning on Language)

Eminem obviously wants to be invited back next year.

What a disgrace.

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Hillary Calls Trump ‘Admitted Sexual Assaulter,’ Allegations Against Her Husband ‘All Litigated’ And ‘In The Past”

No, they’re not ‘all litigated’ and if ‘in the past’ is an excuse, then no assaults on anyone count since they’re all ‘in the past.’ Via Daily Caller: Hillary Clinton called President Trump an “admitted sexual assaulter” in an interview with the BBC on Friday, but dismissed rape allegations made against her husband, saying that […]

FINALLY! Nineteen GOP Congressmen Call For Hearings on Mueller to “Bring His Team Out of the Shadows”

Nineteen GOP Congressmen signed a letter which was sent Friday calling for Congressional hearings on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to keep him and his seventeen liberal hack lawyers accountable.

The letter sent to House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte and Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley opens up by pointing out that every U.S. Attorney has to be confirmed by the Senate. This process brings forward any conflicts of interest, bias or questionable past conduct. Mueller and his team arguably have more power yet have not gone through any such process.

“This team has sweeping authority and an open-ended mission, yet they are allowed to operate largely in secret, selected by and ultimately accountable to only one person: Mr. Mueller himself. With numerous reports emerging almost everyday on possible conflicts of interest and allegations of political bias, it would be in the interest of both the public and the Special Counsel team to speak to the American people through their elected representatives in Congress.”

“Accordingly, we respectfully request that one of both of the Judiciary Committees immediately convene a public and open hearing or series of hearings to bring Mr. Mueller and his team out of the shadows and into the public square.”

FOX News analyst and attorney, Gregg Jarrett also said many times that Mueller is hopelessly conflicted in violating the law; President Trump should DEMAND he resign.

As The Gateway Pundit previously reported, Special Counsel Robert Mueller added his 16th and 17th radical left-wing lawyers to his team in early August and mid September, respectively, as he continues to investigate Trump’s personal finances under the guise of a ‘Russia probe’.

Kyle Freeny, the 17th lawyer to be hired specializes in money laundering and was present as former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort testified in front of a grand jury at federal court in Washington.

Greg Andres is the 16th lawyer to be added to Mueller’s team. He worked under Eric ‘Fast N’ Furious’ Holder from 2010 to 2012. No bias here though. This is a completely fair investigation as Paul Ryan says.

Here is a look at the 15 other attorneys who will investigate Trump.

    • Rush Atkinson, an attorney on detail from the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section at the Department of Justice
      — Donated $200 to Clinton in 2016
    • Peter Carr – DOJ spokesman under Barack Obama.
    • Andrew Goldstein, a public corruption prosecutor on detail from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York
       Worked under Trump-basher Preet Bharara in the liberal New York southern district.
    • Adam Jed, an appellate attorney on detail from DOJ’s Civil Division.
      —  Defended Obamacare at the DOJ.
    • Rober Mueller – Special Counsel Team leader.

— Best friend to fired leaker James Comey.

  • Lisa Page, an attorney on detail from the FBI’s Office of the General Counsel and a former trial attorney with the Criminal Division’s Organized Crime and Gang Section
    —  Investigated Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash, a one-time business partner of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, at the DOJ.
  • Elizabeth Prelogar, an appellate attorney on detail from the Office of the Solicitor General.
    –Fluent in Russian; former law clerk to Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan.
  • James Quarles, a former partner at WilmerHale and a former assistant special prosecutor for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force.
    –Former assistant special prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force.
  • Jeannie Rhee, a former partner at WilmerHale who has served in the Office of Legal Counsel at DOJ and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.
    — Rhee is a Clinton Foundation Lawyer and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel under Barack Obama.
  • Brandon Van Grack, an attorney on detail from the Justice Department’s National Security Division.
    — Led a grand jury inquiry in Northern Virginia scrutinizing former Trump associate Michael Flynn’s foreign lobbying.
  • Andrew Weissmann, who is on detail from the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section and who has served as general counsel at the FBI and as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
    — Weissmann donated $2,300 to the Obama Victory Fund in 2008, $2,000 to the DNC in 2006 and at least $2,300 to the Clinton campaign in 2007.
  • Aaron Zebley, a former partner at WilmerHale who has previously served with Mueller at the FBI and has served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia.
    — Worked with Robert Mueller at the WilmerHale firm.

These other Mueller attorneys have less conspicuous political leanings:

  • Aaron Zelinsky, an attorney on detail from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Maryland.
    — Worked under Assistant AG Rod Rosenstein in Maryland.
  • Zainab Ahmad, a top national security prosecutor on detail from U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York.
  • Michael Dreeben, an appellate attorney on detail from the Office of the Solicitor General, described by former colleagues as one of the brightest criminal law experts of the past two generations.

President of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton has repeatedly called for the Mueller investigation to be shut down as it is unsupervised and unconstitutional.

Why did the Republicans wait so long to finally call for oversight on this obvious witch hunt??

 

H/T Alex Pfeiffer of The Daily Caller

 

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Las Vegas Press Conference Changes The Narrative Again!

The official narrative continues to change.

A Brief Timeline of Iran-Sponsored Terrorism Since 1979

Iran rebels pose with a U.S. flag they bayoneted upside down on trees at Sultanabad Garrison northeast of Tehran, Iran on Feb. 12, 1979. (AP Photo/Saris)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – From its warmongering in Iraq, Syria, and to a degree in Yemen, to its meddling in Lebanon, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian territories and Turkey, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its terrorist proxy in Lebanon, Hezbollah, have caused chaos in the Middle East region since it came to power in 1979.

A Brief Timeline of Iran-Sponsored Terrorism Since 1979

Iran rebels pose with a U.S. flag they bayoneted upside down on trees at Sultanabad Garrison northeast of Tehran, Iran on Feb. 12, 1979. (AP Photo/Saris)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – From its warmongering in Iraq, Syria, and to a degree in Yemen, to its meddling in Lebanon, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the Palestinian territories and Turkey, the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its terrorist proxy in Lebanon, Hezbollah, have caused chaos in the Middle East region since it came to power in 1979.

ESPN’s Bryant: NFL Protesters Lost Language Battle, Allowed Themselves to be Labeled ‘Traitors’

<p>In an ESPN.com story that will also run in <em>ESPN The Magazine</em> Oct. 30, resident liberal Howard Bryant says NFL flag/anthem protesters have succeeded in the tactical decision to center their grievances against police brutality around the American flag. But they have lost the language battle and allowed themselves to be labeled as "traitors."</p>

UPDATE: George Clooney Issues Arrogant Statement After Being Accused of Sexual & Racial Abuse Cover Up

In yet another stunning twist to the Hollywood-wide sex abuse scandal, former “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez took to Twitter Friday, accusing George Clooney of helping to get her blacklisted after revealing to show management that she was “sexually and racially harassed daily on set.”

https://twitter.com/vanessathought/status/918692697736593409?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.breitbart.com%2Fbig-hollywood%2F2017%2F10%2F13%2Fgeorge-clooney-accused-helping-blacklist-actress-complaints-sexual-harassment%2F

 Marquez says her allegations were ignored by her bosses and the media. Maybe people were “afraid of big names,” says the actress.

New York Post reports:

A former “ER” actress claims that she was sexually and racially harassed daily on set — and George Clooney helped “blacklist” her from Hollywood when she complained.

“Clooney helped blacklist me when I spoke up abt harassment on ER.’women who dont play the game lose career’I did,” tweeted Vanessa Marquez, who played a nurse on the show’s first three seasons.

She accused actor Eriq La Salle and a crew member of being “p—sy grabbers” and said racial abuse about her Mexican heritage came from “Anthony,Noah,Julianna,” referring to cast members Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, and Julianna Margulies.

Marquez said she complained to executive producer John Wells.

Hours later, Clooney issued a rather cocky denial. “I had no idea Vanessa was blacklisted. I take her at her word,” Clooney said

Breibart News reports:

Update: Clooney has issued a statement denying he had any influence over the direction of Marquez’s career.

“I had no idea Vanessa was blacklisted. I take her at her word,” Clooney said, according toPage Six.

“I was not a writer or a producer or a director on that show. I had nothing to do with casting. I was an actor and only an actor. If she was told I was involved in any decision about her career then she was lied to. The fact that I couldn’t affect her career is only surpassed by the fact that I wouldn’t. “

 

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Believe in Miracles: The 100th Year Anniversary of Fatima and Holy Man of Loreto Who Predicted Trump Presidency in 1985

Today was the 100th year anniversary of the Miracle at Fatima.

Lúcia Santos (left) with her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto, 1917. (Wikipedia)

In the spring and summer of 1916, nine-year-old Lúcia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto were herding sheep at the Cova da Iria near their home village of Aljustrel in the parish of Fátima, Portugal. They later said they were visited three times by an apparition of an angel. They said the angel, who identified himself as the “Angel of Peace” and “Angel of Portugal”, taught them prayers.

On 13 May 1917, the children reported seeing a woman “brighter than the sun, shedding rays of light clearer and stronger than a crystal goblet filled with the most sparkling water and pierced by the burning rays of the sun.” The woman wore a white mantle edged with gold and held a rosary in her hand. She asked them to devote themselves to the Holy Trinity and to pray “the Rosary every day, to bring peace to the world and an end to the war”. World War I ended in November 1918.

The woman visited the children several times and told them to prepare for a miracle for the last of her apparitions on October 13th.

Over 70,000 people gathered in the rain on October 13, 1917 to witness the Miracle of Fatima.

The three children who originally claimed to have seen Our Lady of Fátima reported seeing a panorama of visions during the event, including those of Jesus, Our Lady of Sorrows, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and of Saint Joseph blessing the people. According to accounts, after a period of rain, the dark clouds broke and the sun appeared as an opaque, spinning disc in the sky. It was said to be significantly duller than normal, and to cast multicolored lights across the landscape, the people, and the surrounding clouds. The sun was then reported to have careened towards the earth before zig-zagging back to its normal position.Witnesses reported that their previously wet clothes became “suddenly and completely dry, as well as the wet and muddy ground that had been previously soaked because of the rain that had been falling”.

The miracle of Fatima was 100 years ago today.

The Catholic Herald reported:

The Miracle of the Sun at Fatima, which took place exactly a century ago, on October 13, 1917, was one of the most stupendous, if not the most stupendous event of the 20th century. And yet it is hardly known outside the Church, and not well enough known within it.

The people who braved the terrible rainstorm which struck Fatima that day had gone there because of the promise of a miracle. Exactly what sort of miracle they didn’t know, but they knew that something exceptional was going to happen. Many sceptics and unbelievers were also drawn there in the expectation of a fiasco in which the Church would be turned into a laughing stock.

The previous July, Our Lady had told the three Fatima children that she would perform a miracle in October, and this sensational report spread throughout Portugal, ensuring that a huge crowd was present on October 13, despite the appalling weather.

At noon, Our Lady appeared to the children, and after repeating her requests for the daily rosary, and promising that World War I would soon end, she said to them plaintively and sadly: “Do not offend the Lord our God any more, because He is already so much offended.”

Then, while the three seers saw visions of the Holy Family, the crowd of at least 70,000 people were mesmerised as the Miracle of the Sun unfolded. What happened was so incredible that even non-believers couldn’t deny it, as this report, which appeared in the secular Lisbon paper O Dia, indicates:

The silver sun … was seen to whirl and turn in the circle of broken clouds. A cry went up from every mouth and the people fell on their knees on the muddy ground. … The light turned a beautiful blue as if it had come through the stained-glass windows of a cathedral and spread itself over the people who knelt with outstretched hands. The blue faded slowly and then the light seemed to pass through yellow glass. … People wept and prayed with uncovered heads in the presence of the miracle they had awaited. The seconds seemed like hours, so vivid were they.

This wasn’t the only unexpected response from a secular source. The journalist Avelino de Almeida had previously published a satirical article about Fatima in the anti-religious newspaper O Seculo, which had succeeded in drawing great attention to the apparitions. But when he witnessed the miracle first hand he adopted a very different tone and truthfully reported what he saw, even though he was violently criticised for this by fellow journalists.

It was a miracle.

Today we are witnessing another miracle of light.

God did not desert us.

On February 18, 2017, First Lady Melania Trump led the audience in the Lord’s Prayer at a rally in Florida.

The following day Father Giacomo Capoverdi shared a fascinating story about the Hermit of Loreto who predicted the Donald Trump presidency back in the 1980s.

The holy man shared a premonition that President Donald Trump would help bring America back to God.

The Roman Catholic Man reported:

Father Giacomo Capoverdi shared a fascinating story of his encounter with the Hermit of Loreto (the author of the Pieta Prayer Book), at the site of the Holy House of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

In this video, Father Capoverdi shares an amazing premonition this Hermit of Loreto had all the way back in the 1980s about Donald J. Trump. Please watch as Father shares this incredible story.

And today we have President Donald Trump leading America and the free world.

Hat Tip Fred

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