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NBC News: Alabama Voters Standing by Roy Moore


None of the Republican Alabama voters NBC News interviewed about Roy Moore indicated their support for the Senate candidate had changed.

Quin Hillyer: Mitch McConnell Helped Create Mess in Alabama


According to an article appearing at Yellow Hammer News, the current malaise set into motion after an underage female teenager accused Judge Roy Moore of inappropriate relations is partly the fault of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Quin Hillyer: Mitch McConnell Helped Create Mess in Alabama


According to an article appearing at Yellow Hammer News, the current malaise set into motion after an underage female teenager accused Judge Roy Moore of inappropriate relations is partly the fault of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Quin Hillyer: Mitch McConnell Helped Create Mess in Alabama


According to an article appearing at Yellow Hammer News, the current malaise set into motion after an underage female teenager accused Judge Roy Moore of inappropriate relations is partly the fault of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Fallout: Louis C.K. Netflix Special, Film Release Scrapped amid Masturbation Allegations

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 29: Comedian Louis C.K. is interviewed during the 2012 FX Ad Sales Upfront at Lucky Strike on March 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
More fallout came Friday when Netflix said it will not produce a second planned standup special starring the comedian, citing his “unprofessional and inappropriate behavior.”

Fallout: Louis C.K. Netflix Special, Film Release Scrapped amid Masturbation Allegations

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 29: Comedian Louis C.K. is interviewed during the 2012 FX Ad Sales Upfront at Lucky Strike on March 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
More fallout came Friday when Netflix said it will not produce a second planned standup special starring the comedian, citing his “unprofessional and inappropriate behavior.”

Jenny McCarthy Alleges Sexual Harassment by Steven Seagal


Jenny McCarthy says actor Steven Seagal sexually harassed her during a 1995 audition.

Steve Bannon: ‘Bezos-Amazon-Washington Post’ Is ‘Purely Part of the Apparatus of the Democratic Party’

Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
Breitbart News exec and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon ripped into the Washington Post Thursday night at the 603 Alliance's "Taking On The Establishment" fundraiser in Manchester, NH -- calling the paper, owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, "purely part of the apparatus of the Democratic Party," citing its similar hit pieces on Judge Roy Moore and then-candidate Donald Trump.

Steve Bannon: ‘Bezos-Amazon-Washington Post’ Is ‘Purely Part of the Apparatus of the Democratic Party’

Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
Breitbart News exec and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon ripped into the Washington Post Thursday night at the 603 Alliance's "Taking On The Establishment" fundraiser in Manchester, NH -- calling the paper, owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, "purely part of the apparatus of the Democratic Party," citing its similar hit pieces on Judge Roy Moore and then-candidate Donald Trump.

The New Yorker: Roy Moore’s Supporters Stand by Their Candidate, Despite Allegations


Charles Bethea writes for the New Yorker about the allegations made against Judge Roy Moore by the Washington Post and taken up by establishment Republicans while being scoffed at by Moore's grass roots supporters.

CMA Awards Hosts Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley Poke Fun at Trump

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: Co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood speak onstage at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley did more than poke fun at the Country Music Association’s ill-received media guidelines that aimed to keep politics out of Wednesday’s CMA Awards. The veteran hosts dug straight in with barbs aimed at key political figures from both parties, including President Donald Trump.

Kevin Spacey Replaced by Christopher Plummer in Ridley Scott Film ‘All the Money in the World’


In a wholly unprecedented move, Kevin Spacey is being cut from Ridley Scott’s finished film “All the Money in the World” and replaced by Christopher Plummer just over one month before it’s supposed to hit theaters.

Bannon: McConnell Ought to Resign When Tax Reform Is Done


While speaking to Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel on Wednesday, former White House chief strategist and Breitbart executive chairman Steve Bannon called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to resign. “The House has actually voted on, I think it’s 180 bills that the Senate has not taken up. Including many bills that would be a very difficult vote for…red state Democrats that we need to take down in 2018 and Mitch McConnell’s refused to do it. I’m to the point that I think Mitch McConnell, to really bring unity to the Republican Party and get things done, I think Mitch McConnell ought to tender his resignation…as soon as taxes are done.” Follow Breitbart News on Twitter @BreitbartNews

Keith Urban Records Song Inspired by Harvey Weinstein

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 05: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 2013 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Country star Keith Urban will debut a new song on the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday inspired by the allegations of sexual assault and harassment hurled against Harvey Weinstein.

Alfredo Ortiz and Stephen Moore: Trump Tax Plan a Win for Small Businesses and Workers

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to the crowd during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
In an op-ed in the Hill, Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of the Job Creators Network, and economist Stephen Moore praise President Trump’s proposed tax reform plan as a victory for American workers and small businesses.

Steve Bannon Accepts House GOP’s Cease-Fire in GOP Civil War

Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
As Steve Bannon continues his 2018 midterm efforts to replace establishment Republican Senators with populist economic nationalist candidates, the former White House chief strategist and his conservative coalition have accepted “a cease-fire of sorts” from House Republicans.

Klukowski: Gillespie Victory in Virginia Would Vindicate Trump #MAGA Agenda

Ed Gillespie
WASHINGTON, DC – Breitbart News Senior Legal Editor Ken Klukowski joined SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon Monday on Breitbart News Daily, making the case that if Ed Gillespie wins the race for Virginia governor, it could be a bell weather sign that purple states like Virginia are rallying to President Trump's #MAGA agenda.

The Hill: GOP Chairwoman Rallies Volunteers Ahead of Virginia Governor’s Election


Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel fired up a group of GOP volunteers on Monday, before sending them out to knock on doors in Northern Virginia to get out the vote for Tuesday’s bellwether gubernatorial election.

Pop Singer Sia Tweets Nude Photo in Effort to Thwart Paparazzi


Famously photo-shy singer Sia has tweeted out a naked picture of herself after learning that someone was trying to sell nude paparazzi photos of her.

Pop Singer Sia Tweets Nude Photo in Effort to Thwart Paparazzi


Famously photo-shy singer Sia has tweeted out a naked picture of herself after learning that someone was trying to sell nude paparazzi photos of her.

Mass Arrests, Travel Limits Imposed amid Growing Saudi Crackdown

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RIYADH (Reuters) - A campaign of mass arrests of Saudi Arabian royals, ministers and businessmen expanded on Monday after a top entrepreneur was reportedly detained in the biggest anti-corruption purge of the kingdom’s affluent elite in its modern history.

Ben Affleck Wants to be ‘Part of the Solution’ to Hollywood Sex Misconduct


Ben Affleck says the storm of sexual harassment allegations engulfing Hollywood has led him to examine his own behavior.

Flashback: Steve Bannon Praised Reform Crackdown in Saudi Arabia


Former White House strategist Steve Bannon praised the reform efforts of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, during a discussion on foreign policy at the Hudson Institute in October.

Trump Talks with King; Supports Crackdown on Rogue Saudi Element


In a phone conversation on Saturday, President Trump praised Saudi Arabia’s King Salman for his reform agenda to modernize the kingdom, which includes his recent crackdown on corruption. Mark Landler reports in the New York Times: President Trump has spoken with the king of Saudi Arabia to offer a wholehearted endorsement of a drive to modernize the kingdom, as the Saudi authorities arrested scores of prominent business people and ministers in a sweeping anti-corruption crackdown. In an unusually lengthy and detailed readout of the call made on Saturday, the White House said that Mr. Trump had thanked King Salman for Saudi Arabia’s support in fighting terrorism and for its purchase of military equipment from the United States. And he praised the king’s favorite son and top adviser, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, for his recent calls for tolerance and moderation in Saudi society. “The king and crown prince’s recent public statements regarding the need to build a moderate, peaceful and tolerant region are essential to ensuring a hopeful future for the Saudi people, to curtailing terrorist funding, and to defeating radical ideology — once and for all — so the world can be safe from its evil,” the White House said

Murdoch, Citigroup, Twitter, Lyft: Saudi Prince’s Corruption Arrest Rocks His Many Business Associates

"The project was delayed... but it'll open (in) 2019," Prince Alwaleed bin Talal told AFP during a visit to the site beside the Red Sea
The arrest of Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on corruption charges impacts the billionaire investor’s many business associates throughout the world.

Future Saudi King Tightens Grip on Power with Arrest of Prince Alwaleed

Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of senior figures as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) consolidates power
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has tightened his grip on power through the recent anti-corruption purge, report Stephen Kalin and Katie Paul in Reuters.

SC Governor Candidate Catherine Templeton: Steve Bannon ‘Voice of the Rest of Us’


South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton praised and defended former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ahead of his invitation to speak at the annual fundraising dinner for the Citadel Republican Society.

Rush Limbaugh: Laura Ingraham’s ‘Excellent’ Book is a ‘Comprehensive History’ of How the ‘Republican Party has Shafted Its Voters for Decades’

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Rush Limbaugh gave an on-air review of Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s new book, Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump, praising it as an “excellent” and “comprehensive history” of the struggle between the Republican Party establishment and the grassroots voters who have been “shafted” by the party for decades.

Rush Limbaugh: Laura Ingraham’s ‘Excellent’ Book is a ‘Comprehensive History’ of How the ‘Republican Party has Shafted Its Voters for Decades’

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Rush Limbaugh gave an on-air review of Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s new book, Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump, praising it as an “excellent” and “comprehensive history” of the struggle between the Republican Party establishment and the grassroots voters who have been “shafted” by the party for decades.

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 princes and Dozens of Former Ministers, Senior Saudi Royal Ousted


RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Saturday removed a prominent prince who headed the National Guard, replaced the economy minister and announced the creation of a new anti-corruption committee.

Guardian: American Troops Fought Ambush Alone when Allies Fled


This article originally appeared at The Guardian: The US special forces detachment ambushed in the Niger last month fought alone for hours after the local Nigerien forces they were accompanying fled in the first minutes of the engagement, retired and serving special forces officers with knowledge of events have said. The trapped soldiers also made repeated efforts to convince French warplanes sent from neighbouring Mali to engage the enemy, attempting to “talk in” the pilots who refused to attack due to poor weather, rough terrain and an inability to differentiate friend from foe, the officers said. Four US Green Berets and five Nigerien troops died in the incident, which has been the focus of an intense debate in Washington over the executive branch’s extensive powers to use military force abroad without congressional approval and with little oversight. Read the full story at The Guardian.

The Hill: Police Report Rand Paul Assaulted at Kentucky Home


Max Greenwood writes for The Hill that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was assaulted at his home in Kentucky. The suspect was identified and is under arrest.

NYT Op-Ed: Establishment ‘Conservative Citadels’ Confront the ‘Powerful Bannon Wing of the Republican Party’


Bari Weiss writes in the New York Times about the political conundrum facing right-leaning establishment think tanks in the age of Trump. These old institutions face the potential loss of influence in maintaining their antipathy to candidate and now-President Trump. And they are also struggling to address the populist economic nationalist movement led by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who recently debating foreign policy at the respected establishment think tank the Hudson Institute.

WATCH: Steve Bannon Delivers Anti-Amnesty Keynote Before Angel Moms at Remembrance Project Luncheon

MONTGOMERY, AL - SEPTEMBER 26: Former advisor to President Donald Trump and executive chairman of Breitbart News, Steve Bannon introduces Roy Moore, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, at an election-night rally on September 26, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama. Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama supreme court, defeated incumbent Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in a primary runoff election for the seat vacated when Jeff Sessions was appointed U.S. Attorney General by President Donald Trump. Moore will now face Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the general election in December. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Breitbart News Executive Chairman and former White House Chief Strategist Stephen K. Bannon will headline Saturday’s Remembrance Project Luncheon in Washington, DC.

CNN: Why China Won 2017 and How Donald Trump Helped Them Do It

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By any reasonable measure, it's been a good year for China. From the South China Sea to climate change to jockeying over global leadership, the dominoes have fallen in Beijing's favor again and again.

Report: Paul Ryan Didn’t Sign Off on NRCC Truce with Steve Bannon


David M. Drucker writing at the Washington Examiner reports that House Speaker Paul Ryan was not consulted on the discussion Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon had with lawmakers not to primary House Republicans as he has targeted establishment GOP members of the Senate:

Politico: Bannon Pledges Not to Go to War vs. House Republicans

Steve Bannon
Alex Isenstadt and Elena Schneider writing at Politico report that Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon and House Republicans met on Friday to develop a plan to work together:

Mueller Grand Jury Investigating Top DC Lobbyists

Robert Mueller
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.

Bloomberg: Breitbart Money Man Mercer Steps Back From RenTech, Not Politics


Robert Mercer, the hedge fund titan who financed the nationalist movement that elected President Trump, stepped down from the helm of his investment firm amid intense criticism. But that doesn’t mean he’s finished with politics. Mercer is limiting his duties to research at the firm partly to allow him to increase his political involvement unencumbered by his business responsibilities, said a person familiar with the matter.

Trump and GOP Senators Agree: No DACA Amnesty Deal in Spending Bill


In a private meeting at the White House on Thursday, President Trump and GOP senators agreed not to include a DACA amnesty deal in the end-of-year ominibus spending bill.
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