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Fake News: NYT Journalist Behind Comey
Memo Admits He NEVER Saw It (Video)

Gateway Pundit, by Carter

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/19/2017 12:16:06 AM

Michael Schmidt, the New York Times “journalist” behind the alleged “Trump-Comey Memo”, told fake news anchor, Brian Williams, that he has NOT seen the memo Comey allegedly wrote. Schmidt stumbled over his words as he commented to Williams, “Someone that had seen [the memo] had recounted details to me.” You can watch a video of Schmidt below: (Video) GotNews reports: Schmidt has been called out for getting a story wildly wrong before thanks to his anonymous sources. Schmidt, citing his anonymous federal law enforcement sources, claimed that one of the San Bernardino terrorists had talked about jihad openly. She didn’t.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dvc, 5/19/2017 1:06:09 AM     (No. 11258072)

They just make stuff up and print it.

Garbage spewing from Fake News Central at NYT.

I´ll never ever click on their site again. I was close, but this will make it 100%.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: losgatos, 5/19/2017 1:43:49 AM     (No. 11258089)

We should all start sending news flashes to Mr. Schmidt. He´ll believe anything so make them fantastic!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: EQKimball, 5/19/2017 3:32:46 AM     (No. 11258105)

Next we will learn the memo was fake but accurate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Wetenschapper, 5/19/2017 3:42:44 AM     (No. 11258106)

Something that occurs to me, and I´m surprised nobody else has brought this up: Even if Comey can produce a ´memo´ this would be nothing more than something he scrawled on a piece of paper. There is no assurance it really represents notes taken at the time, or even if it was that it reflects what was actually said. Comey could write down anything at any time and claim it to be such a memo.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Uno_Thatguy, 5/19/2017 4:01:15 AM     (No. 11258108)

This stuff is bordering on sedition. It is a deliberate and cold-blooded attempt to overthrow this government.

The AG or FCC should pursue it as such. This might be a bit of a stretch, but not by much!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/19/2017 4:50:56 AM     (No. 11258113)

li·bel
´lib?l
noun
1.
LAW
a published false statement that is damaging to a person´s reputation; a written defamation.

I´m not a lawyer, but the circumstances in this case appear to be such that President Trump could have a serious case of libel against the NYT and this journalist. They printed a false assertion without any confirmation or evidence, and they did so with malicious intent knowing (actualy pre-celebrating) that it would be damaging to the President. Trump has successfully won such cases before. I´d like to see him become the new owner of the NYT.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jawone, 5/19/2017 5:12:21 AM     (No. 11258118)

It is Jayson Blair deja vu all over again: history repeating itself, first as tragedy, then as farce. The Old Faithful of Fake News spouts again -- and gets caught again and again and again. Welcome to the Enemedia Unreality Show, season eternity, episode infinity.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jawone, 5/19/2017 5:16:54 AM     (No. 11258120)

P.S. -- And it is Mike "full of schiff" Schmidt talking to Lying Brian Williams. Can´t make this schmidt up! This sure ain´t Chet Huntley and David Brinkley.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: uno, 5/19/2017 5:56:44 AM     (No. 11258129)

Gee Wally, who better to get to look into a big pile of Schmidt than Lyin Brian himself!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 5/19/2017 5:58:42 AM     (No. 11258130)

Everyone, why do you think Obama brought Jarrett back to DC. This is all Obama´s doing. Please remember that the day the fake news hit about Trump telling Russians secrets and the same day this memo came out was the day that the information about Seth Rich hit the street. I´m telling you that all this fake news was to a smoke screen so that you would not pay attention to the real story of the day.....Seth Rich.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Janjan, 5/19/2017 6:38:23 AM     (No. 11258147)

The anonymous source is Comey. This is his response to Trump´s tweet insinuating that he has tape of their conversation. A very ugly little game being played.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: uno, 5/19/2017 6:39:36 AM     (No. 11258148)

#10 - Exactly! And in so doing the democRats have re-defined the term “Preposterous” and in the process expossed all the J. Fred Goebbels J. School deciples and their ring-kissing RINOs who got sucked into the vortex of democRat lies!
(can you say Kasich?)
This is the new day that will live in infamy!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: uno, 5/19/2017 6:40:58 AM     (No. 11258150)

Make America Great Again!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/19/2017 6:43:45 AM     (No. 11258151)

#4, i pointed that out on a thread here yesterday, saying that Comey could have written it the day after he was fired. The memo is meaningless since there´s no way to prove when he wrote it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Lazyman, 5/19/2017 6:55:23 AM     (No. 11258156)

A Mexican news paper published in the US with the same journalism ethics of its home country.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: govlawyer, 5/19/2017 7:10:29 AM     (No. 11258172)

Great Honeymooners impersonation there, boys....."homina,homina,".

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lifelonghuman, 5/19/2017 7:24:30 AM     (No. 11258181)

That can´t be. I just heard some bimbo on CNN say that journalists check and recheck their information and never run with hearsay.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: rolfnader, 5/19/2017 7:41:09 AM     (No. 11258193)

How much proof do you people need? We´ve already been told that Comey is a person who always writes down the details of his meetings -either during or shortly afterwords ,while it´s still fresh in his mind. I think that is something they teach in law school.


Time to impeach the President! I think they teach that at organ-grinder monkey class, too.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/19/2017 7:57:26 AM     (No. 11258207)

No one has been named, other than Comey, who admits to having seen the “memo”.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/19/2017 8:02:07 AM     (No. 11258213)

Numbers of us have already expressed our opinion that the memo could have been written at any time and it would still be a matter of “he said, he said”. Bear little weight.

Comey is realizing now that others know that had his “memo” described a Trump request to cancel the Flynn investigation that rose to the level of interference with that investigation, he (Comey) was required to inform Congress. He didn’t.

If he persists with this memo he puts himself in jeopardy.

He’s kind of in the soup either way, isn’t he. But backing down on his memo, admitting it doesn’t exist or that it doesn’t say Trump broke any law, only costs him face. The other could cost him far more.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: starbaby, 5/19/2017 8:10:19 AM     (No. 11258224)

We already knew he hadn´t seen it, he said so in the article. He also said his source only read parts of the memo to him and that it was unclassified. It is outrageous he would print such an inflammatory story without actually seeing the evidence. He didn´t even hear the whole thing so couldn´t possibly have known the context which as we know is critical. Fact is no one has seen it, yet "predictably deranged democrats and their unhinged allies" (h/t Sean Hannity) are so disturbed and screeching impeachment all over hell and half of Georgia. Some of those unhinged allies are Republicans - John McCain (D-Mole).

This whole thing has gotten way out of hand and Michael Schmidt should be chastised and shamed for publishing with such thin sourcing. Any "journalist" worth his salt would have insisted on seeing the memo before running the story. It all may be true but nobody, including Schmidt, knows for sure.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bugboy, 5/19/2017 8:12:26 AM     (No. 11258228)

It is perfectly clear that there is no news media in this country, they are nothing more than Democratic operatives and shills of the Democratic party.

I use Democratic loosely that party is not Democratic! They should be called the Marxist Socialist Dysfunctional American Party

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 5/19/2017 8:16:42 AM     (No. 11258235)

And Pinch was just running around, practically setting his hair on fire to get subscribers who cancelled subscription to come back- "Give us another chance- We promise to push Liberalism and global warming to the hilt- After all! We hate Trump, too! If you´ll just renew your subscriptions!" Waaaaa!

What a disaster of a "Noose Paper" Pinch has put around his neck.

No fiction writer would come up with nonsense like this.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Jerseytomato, 5/19/2017 8:18:16 AM     (No. 11258238)

Schmidt is a useful idiot, according to Saul Alinsky.

Schmidt and Comey have zero credibility.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: tank, 5/19/2017 8:30:42 AM     (No. 11258252)

"Journalism" has become nothing more than a grade school version of "telephone."

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Reply 26 - Posted by: MissileMan742, 5/19/2017 8:32:40 AM     (No. 11258253)

When I was in the Air Force (1974-1986), Memos for Record were considered a form of Official Correspondence, with rules of format and distribution. Format was simple, just state the topic and summarize the action. Distribution: One copy to your files, and one sent to the other party/parties involved. That way EVERYONE knew what happened and had the same record of it.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: steveW, 5/19/2017 8:46:11 AM     (No. 11258271)

Seems to me, since the Dems/Enemedia do not have the votes to do anything but screech like evil retards, that they should just be ignored or possibly given a middle finger in passing. No sane person is compelled to take their witch hunts or mock trials seriously, much less participate in them. Let them screech, knowing the Electoral College landslide will stand until 2020, and that we have trumped their former power to deceive with votes to spare. Best, just ignore them and get on with the work of reversing all BarackHussein´s damage.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: chillijilli, 5/19/2017 8:46:52 AM     (No. 11258272)

If the memo exists, I´d have to believe he dictated it into his phone or used a computer so that metadata would exist to prove WHEN he made the memo. If in fact he wanted to leave a paper trail or build a case, he´d make sure it could be documented and verified. I doubt he used handwritten notes.
If, as he claims (although I can´t be 100% sure he claims this because I haven´t spoken with him), it was his practice to create these memos after private discussions with important people, then he should be able to produce hundred or thousands of memos from conversations with others. If there ARE no others, then we have to wonder WHY ONLY Trump.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Fed-up, 5/19/2017 8:53:06 AM     (No. 11258279)

Show us one...show us all! I want to see the twisted logic of the email investigation...that must have required a lot of memos!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 5/19/2017 8:57:21 AM     (No. 11258282)

I know with absolute certainty that unicorns exist.

I was told so by a NY Times reporter. He didn´t see the unicorn himself - - but someone who did described it to him.

Settled science.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/19/2017 9:16:40 AM     (No. 11258312)

This is so dishonest it is amazing.

Time to start Hanging reporters that create fake news.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/19/2017 9:19:02 AM     (No. 11258315)

Speaking of Seth Rich, check this out:

http://www.dcclothesline.com/2017/05/19/surgeon-at-seth-richs-hospital-says-his-wounds-were-not-fatal-2/

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 5/19/2017 9:43:40 AM     (No. 11258353)

So does Dan Rather have the "original" memo?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 5/19/2017 9:49:05 AM     (No. 11258363)

I heard ´´on the radio´´ that Comey blew his nose on the drapes in the Oval Office when Trump wasn´t looking. Pass it on. LOL

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Reply 35 - Posted by: gem1400, 5/19/2017 9:49:32 AM     (No. 11258364)

Is this guy married to Susan Rice? Or did he just attend the same school of honesty and ethics as did 0bama and the Clinton´s?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: starboard, 5/19/2017 10:01:47 AM     (No. 11258379)

#34 Your post made my week. Exactly what I needed ... a good belly laugh.

#10, I totally agree. This Comey caper decoy has Obama´s fingerprints all over it. Seth Rich´s murder is the big story that nobody is covering.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: dvc, 5/19/2017 10:02:28 AM     (No. 11258381)

Interesting #32. Hope Mueller goes to this one.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: JonR, 5/19/2017 11:12:21 AM     (No. 11258466)

This is not "fake news"! This is not lying! This is sedition! The news media is overtly trying to take down the government! There is no other way to put this and anything less is sticking your head in the sand! Our MSM is actively anti-American!!!!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/19/2017 11:14:41 AM     (No. 11258470)

Comey friend Ben Wittes is trumpeting that he called Schmidt and read it to him.

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/05/19/comey-friend-benjamin-wittes-outs-himself-as-source-for-new-york-times-comey-memo-storyline/

Wittes is wearing himself out, tweeting about this… and talking, talking, talking. He’s the one with the WH curtains story, he’s full of them.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/18/us/politics/james-comey-memo-fbi-trump.html

Wittes makes it sound as though he is Comey’s closest confidante. They’re kind of joined at the hip. Rather weird.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: TNRich, 5/19/2017 11:14:42 AM     (No. 11258471)



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Reply 41 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/19/2017 11:15:46 AM     (No. 11258474)

Comey friend Wittes has made it clear for a long time that he doesn’t like Trump. (duh)

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Reply 42 - Posted by: TNRich, 5/19/2017 11:17:07 AM     (No. 11258476)

#5 nice comment. But, they aren´t close to sedition, they ARE committing sedition, not to mention seditious conspiracy.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: hicokid, 5/19/2017 11:28:16 AM     (No. 11258501)

#32/37; I remember reading a some weeks ago that Rich lived for only 45min after arriving at the hospital. This new account is certainly at odds with that.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: judy, 5/19/2017 11:30:14 AM     (No. 11258504)

The democrat media & McCain have been crying wolf every day for 10 months. Now no one believes a word they say. A couple of years ago I heard Obama say he had his own little army, could this be the non media?

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Marzon, 5/19/2017 11:35:26 AM     (No. 11258512)

Doesn´t matter. Now that the Republicans have caved on a Special Counsel, Dems will block everything claiming the PDT is "still under investigation". Meanwhile Meuller will be setting Perjury traps left and right to "Scooter Libby" somebody.

Unless and until someone in the DOJ starts identifying and prosecuting the leakers we are screwed.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: p51dmustang, 5/19/2017 1:58:59 PM     (No. 11258681)

The NYSlime is a compulsive bunch of Liars. I never read anything they print any more.

Here´s my hope that the free market will force them into insolvency and bankrupt them.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 5/19/2017 3:34:54 PM     (No. 11258792)

Isn´t it time to prosecute?
Isn´t it time to put the fear of God in these liars?

What would our founding fathers do?

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The end of the Supreme Court term looms, and with it the prospect — the terrifying prospect — of a retirement. Specifically, the retirement of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who will turn 81 next month and is the longest-serving current justice, named to the high court almost 30 years ago. So if Kennedy is inclined to retire, it is hard to begrudge him that choice. But his departure would be terrible for the court and terrible for the country. It could not come at a worse time. Any court vacancy these days, under a president of either party, triggers a battle

Freighter Was On Autopilot
When It Hit U.S. Destroyer

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Washington Free Beacon, by Bill Gertz    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 6/23/2017 5:21:56 AM     Post Reply
The deadly collision between a U.S. destroyer and a container ship June 17 took place while the freighter was on autopilot, according to Navy officials. The Philippines-flagged cargo ship ACX Crystal was under control of a computerized navigation system that was steering and guiding the container vessel, according to officials familiar with preliminary results of an ongoing Navy investigation. Investigators so far found no evidence the collision was deliberate. Nevertheless, an accident during computerized navigation raises the possibility the container ship´s computer system could have been hacked and the ship deliberately steered into the USS Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. A more

Mika: Trump Is Either A Dictator
In The Making Or ‘Not Well’ [Video]

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Daily Caller, by Nick Givas    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 6/23/2017 5:20:24 PM     Post Reply
MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski compared President Donald Trump’s administration to North Korea Friday, saying “It does feel like a developing dictatorship.” “I will say you can do some work reading history and reading books about how dictatorship happen. The development of very negative forces taking over and what you are seeing is either this happening right now, or someone who’s not well. Very few options,” Brzezinski continued. Co-host Joe Scarborough tried to lighten to mood during the segment, saying, “I think it’s actually more like Hogan’s Heroes if anything else.” Brzezinski she quietly rebuked Trump once more saying

Trump´s Lies
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New York Times, by David Leonhardt and Stuart A.Thompson    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 6/23/2017 10:17:57 PM     Post Reply
Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we have catalogued nearly every outright lie he has told publicly since taking the oath of office. “I wasn´t a fan of Iraq. I didn´t want to go into Iraq.” (He was for an invasion before he was against it.)Jan. 21 “A reporter for Time magazine — and I have been on their cover 14 or 15 times. I think

Obama’s secret struggle
to punish Russia for
Putin’s election assault

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Washington Post, by Greg Miller*    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 6/23/2017 7:27:24 AM     Post Reply
Eaarly last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior aides. Inside was an intelligence bombshell, a report drawn from sourcing deep inside the Russian government that detailed Russian President Vladi­mir Putin’s direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S. presidential race. But it went further. The intelligence captured Putin’s specific instructions on the operation’s audacious objectives — defeat or at least damage the Democratic nominee,

Ferguson attorney: Brown
family settlement $1.5 million

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Associated Press, by Jim Salter    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 6/23/2017 2:29:44 PM     Post Reply
ST. LOUIS - The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown´s parents, the city attorney said Friday. Attorney Apollo Carey disclosed the amount in an email in response to an open records request. The settlement of the federal lawsuit was announced Tuesday, but financial details were not initially released. Carey declined further comment on the settlement. A phone message seeking comment from the attorney for the family, Anthony Gray, was not immediately returned. Brown, 18, was black and unarmed when he was fatally shot by white officer Darren Wilson

White House Correspondents Unhappy
With Limits on News Briefings

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New York Times, by Michael M. Grynbaum    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 6/23/2017 4:33:30 PM     Post Reply
The televised White House news briefing, after emerging as a can’t-miss ritual of the early days of the Trump administration, has in recent weeks become shorter, less informative and less accessible, with some of the briefings declared off-limits to live broadcasting. The White House Correspondents’ Association is not pleased. “We believe strongly that Americans should be able to watch and listen to senior government officials face questions from an independent news media,” the group’s president, Jeff Mason of Reuters, wrote in a note to members on Friday. Mr. Mason met on Thursday with Sean Spicer, the White House press

Clinton: GOP will become the
´death party´ if Senate bill passes

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Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 6/23/2017 9:20:24 PM     Post Reply
Former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton came out swinging in a tweet Friday, saying if Senate Republicans pass their current healthcare bill, they will become the “death party.” Clinton’s post referenced an article from the Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan policy institute, which cited Harvard researchers as saying “the Senate bill could result in 18,000 to 28,000 deaths in 2026.” (Snip) The tweet from Clinton follows an earlier tweet urging her supporters to "speak out against" the bill.

Donald Trump appointee once called
Obama a ‘Kenyan creampuff’ and
Facebook boss a ‘self-hating Jew’

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Independent [UK], by Ian Johnston    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 6/24/2017 5:06:45 PM     Post Reply
A senior US Energy Department official appointed by the Trump administration once described Barack Obama as a “Kenyan creampuff”, Mark Zuckerberg as an “arrogant, self-hating Jew” and climate scientists as “cultists” and “nuts”, according to a report. William C Bradford, director of the Department’s Office of Indian Energy, also appeared to believe Mr Obama might refuse to step down after his two terms of office, asking “what will we do? Is a military coup the only answer?” The messages were posted on a since-deleted Twitter account, @Brute_Bradford, The Washington Post revealed. Previously Mr Bradford caused

DA: Gander Mountain Shoplifting Arrest
Leads to Major Broome County Weapons Bust

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Binghamton TV34, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Zarin- 6/23/2017 12:06:48 AM     Post Reply
The Broome County District Attorney and local police agencies have announced details of a major weapons bust. Ramadan Abdullah, 64, is facing multiple felony weapon charges, and numerous weapons have been seized as a result. Broome County DA Steve Cornwell says on May 31st, Abdullah was arrested for shoplifting ammunition from Gander Mountain by Johnson City Police. A search warrant was executed on Abdullah´s storage unit in the Town of Union as a result. Police recovered: -4 loaded handguns -8 assault weapons -64 high-capacity ammunition feeding devices -1 loaded shotgun -2 rifles -thousands of rounds of ammunition for rifles, pistols, and assault weapons, including 50 caliber armor piercing incendiary rounds,

Dems begin to panic as Trump
set to transform federal judiciary

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American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 6/23/2017 1:56:12 PM     Post Reply
While Democrats obsess over the Russia hacking fantasy and Robert Mueller as Trump´s Javert, President Trump, the Federalist Society, and Senator Chuck Grassley are on the way to making the federal judiciary great again. The Huffington Post noticed and is worried: Trump is unbelievably well-positioned to fill up federal courts with lifetime judges. He inherited a whopping 108 court vacancies when he became president – double the number of vacancies President Barack Obama inherited when he took office. The reason Trump gets to fill so many seats is partly because Obama was slow to fill court vacancies early in his tenure. But

What Is Eid Al-Fitr And Why Isn’t
Trump Hosting A Traditional
Iftar Dinner To Celebrate?

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Newsweek, by JASON LE MIERE    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 6/24/2017 5:19:54 PM     Post Reply
Ramadan will come to an end this weekend with the major Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, and thus far President Donald Trump’s recognition of Islam’s holiest month has been limited to a statement that almost exclusively addressed violence and terrorism. Breaking with a tradition that dates back more than 20 years, to Bill Clinton’s administration, the White House will not be hosting an iftar—the meal Muslims consume to break their fast—in 2017.


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