Media

Bob Woodward Has A Long History of Making Stuff Up

The iconic political journalist and biographer Bob Woodward has just done it again. In his latest book ‘Fear: Trump in the White House’, he claims to have taped insider confessions from White House staffers about an administration in disarray, ruled by fear and intimidation. The problem with all this is that Woodward has a long history of completely fabricating quotes and sources. Recall his book on Reagan in which he fabricated an interview with CIA director Casey in which Reagan was made out to be a crook. Then there was his book on GW Bush which also deliberately misquoted members of the administration. Naturally, the leftmedia are gobbling up this new fabrication as the gospel truth about their favorite public enemy number one: Donald Trump. Unfortunately for them, it just ain’t true.

Here’s more from Daily Wire…

In his book “Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA 1981-1987,” Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward wrote about a deathbed conversation he had with CIA Director William J. Casey. President Reagan, a Republican, was at the time in the throes of the Iran-Contra affair, and Mr. Woodward just happened to get Casey to admit that he had known about the diversion of Iran arms sale money to the Contras.

Woodward said he went into Casey’s hospital room, in disguise, just before he died, but writer Conrad Black said that Casey was not “compos mentis at the time, and that his room was heavily secured from such intrusions.”

“Mr. Casey’s widow, Sophia, has denied that Mr. Woodward had interviewed her husband in the hospital,” The New York Times reported at the time.

Still, Woodward’s claim made headlines across the nation — especially at the liberal Post.

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Big govt, Politics

Kamala Harris: Think of Illegal Children ‘as Being Our Own’

California uber-lefty Sen. Kamala Harris is running really hard for the most liberal Senator of the year award. But this makes perfect sense. She’s already being called a ‘female Barack Obama’ and has dropped hints of a potential White House bid in 2020. She’s also apparently a retread of Hillary circa 1996 with her “it takes a village” mantra. According to Harris, illegal alien children belong to all of us. Just one question: do the kids killed by criminal illegals also belong to all of us? Asking for a friend.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) blasted President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance enforcement policy on Thursday as the “ultimate act of inhumanity” and claimed illegal immigrant kids at the border are the “children of all of us.”

“This is about saying we are a community of people and that the children of any one of us is the children of all of us. These are our children,” Harris told demonstrators who were protesting the separation of families at the border. “That’s who we are… We should each think of them as being our own and we should treat them that way.”

Harris added that the love that a parent has for their child is the “purest form of love” that must be honored, respected, and understood.

The California Democrat, who has accused the Trump administration of committing human rights abuses at the border, said Trump’s zero-tolerance policy has put illegal immigrant children in “prisons.”

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Issues, Politics

United Airlines Gives Free Flights to Illegal Aliens

United Airlines is continuing the leftward trend of the big airlines against public opinion in hopes of winning more favor with travelers on the left and blue coasts after an announcement that they will fly illegal immigrants across the border. This comes on the heels of Delta’s rebuff by the Georgia state legislature after ending their collaboration with the NRA. If things keep moving in this direction, we’re wondering whether it might be time to resurrect Trump Airlines.

Here’s more from Daily Caller…

United Airlines revealed the company will provide complimentary flights to families who were separated as they illegally crossed over the United States border.

United is partnering with FWD.us, an advocacy group known for defending illegal immigrant rights, which made the announcement Wednesday.

In a statement on Facebook, FWD.us welcomed United to the partnership and thanked the airline for joining the ‘Flights For Families’ campaign. The effort is working to reunite parents that have been separated from their children when they  were detained illegally hopping the border. United will be donating flights to rejoin the families.

“A growing community of support is coming together to reunite families who were separated at the border. We are so thankful and happy to announce that United Airlines is jumping in and helping,” FWD.us’s statement read. “Thanks to this partnership with United, we are able to provide travel to the recently reunited immigrant families to get to their next destination with dignity.”

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Courts, Politics

Court Gives Trump Another Key Victory

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered yet another key victory to the Trump administration which also doubles as a direct rejection of the Obama administration. The court’s decision was in response to a suit brought against a new agency called the Fair Housing Finance Agency, which was established by Congress under Democrat control shortly after the housing crash in 2008. The problem is the agency was given almost total autonomy to regulate Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae — the two quasi-government mortgage finance agencies — with nearly zero power of authority from the White House. And that lack of authority, according to the court, is unconstitutional. It’s a precedent that could be used soon to rein in other rogue agencies. Beautiful.

Here’s more from Daily Signal…

President Donald Trump will soon be able to use his famous catch phrase against the head of a troubled federal agency, the Fair Housing Finance Agency, which is led by a single Obama appointee with no meaningful oversight from the president.

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that the agency’s structure is unconstitutional.

In Collins v. Mnuchin, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit issued a per curiam opinion holding that Congress unconstitutionally “insulated the [Fair Housing Finance Agency] to the point where the executive branch cannot control the [agency] or hold it accountable.”

The judges sent the case back to the district court, ordering it to strike down a statutory limit (in 12 U.S.C. § 4512(b)(2)) on the president’s power to remove the agency’s director.

This is an important decision for our government’s separation of powers and for keeping the executive branch agencies accountable to the president.

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Elections, Politics

Trump: ‘I Dream About Biden’ in 2020

It seems like the beginning of the Trump era was only a few months ago, yet we’re nearly to the halfway point before voters decide whether to keep him in the White House. Less than a year from now, Democrat primary candidates will be announcing their bid for the party’s official nomination, with debates starting a mere six months or so after that. And now we know the candidate with whom the president may prefer to go head to head. In an exchange with CBS this week, Trump revealed he dreams about defeating former Vice President Joe Biden. Oddly, Biden would be the old man in the race. Twelve months will pass quickly folks; get ready.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

President Trump told CBS that former Vice President Joe Biden would be a “dream” opponent in 2020 because of how he fared in past attempts to secure the Democratic Party nomination.

Biden said Tuesday that he would decide on a presidential run by January, telling a forum in Bogota that the best time to gauge voter and financial support would be after midterm elections.

Age-wise, it would be a septuagenarian matchup: Biden turns 76 in November, while Trump turned 72 last month.

“Well, I dream,I dream about Biden. That’s a dream,” Trump said in a video clip aired this morning. “Look, Joe Biden ran three times. He never got more than 1 percent and President Obama took him out of the garbage heap, and everybody was shocked that he did. I’d love to have it be Biden.”

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Big govt, Politics

Gowdy Roasts Rosentein at Russian Investigation Hearing

South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy made clear at a congressional hearing on Thursday that he is not impressed with ongoing investigation of Russian influence operations in the 2016 presidential election.

He is particularly irked by the slow-walking of presenting evidence (or thereof) and turning over said evidence to the Congress.

“Whatever you got, finish it the hell up,” Gowdy fired at FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

“Right now this country is being torn apart.”

Gowdy’s laconic approach is refreshing in the otherwise swamping morass of bureaucratic creep in DC.

Here’s more from Daily Caller…

South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy criticized investigators Thursday for not moving faster on their investigation into the extent of Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

“If you have evidence of wrongdoing by any member of the Trump campaign, present it to the damn grand jury,” Gowdy, a Republican who chairs the House Committee on Oversight, told FBI Director Christopher Wray and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at a congressional hearing.

Watch:

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Courts, Politics

Winning: Justice Kennedy to Retire from SCOTUS

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, 81, announced Wednesday that he will retire from his lifelong position at the end of July giving President Trump another opportunity to shift the court ideologically for decades to come.

In a statement, Judge Kennedy called it “the greatest honor and privilege to serve our nation in the federal judiciary for 43 years, 30 of those years in the Supreme Court.”

Senate Republicans are already planning to move quickly on confirming a successor making it a likely heated topic as midterms creep closer, and former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has already set the stage for a nuclear confirmation – no filibuster allowed.

In the coming weeks there will be gnashing of leftist teeth.

Here’s more from CNBC…

Justice Anthony Kennedy, a crucial swing vote on the Supreme Court, announced Wednesday he’s retiring at the end of July, giving President Donald Trump another chance to fundamentally reshape the highest court in the land.

His departure could have massive effects on U.S. policy, particularly on abortion rights and gay rights nationwide. His announcement immediately raised questions about how long the court would stand by its earlier abortion rulings, including Roe v. Wade.

In a statement, the Supreme Court said the 81-year-old Kennedy will step down effective July 31. The judge called it “the greatest honor and privilege to serve our nation in the federal judiciary for 43 years, 30 of those years in the Supreme Court.” Kennedy wants to spend more time with his family, even though they were content with him staying on the court.

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Big govt, Politics

Reckoning: Peter Strzok to Appear on Capitol Hill

Anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok will be making a long-awaited appearance before two House Committees on Wednesday for ‘interviews’ concerning his role (and bias) in the Hillary Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations.

According to a Judiciary Committee aide, a public hearing will be following ‘soon’.

Which may come after Strzok and the Swamp get their stories straight for the cameras.

The problem is there’s almost no way to Strzok’s defense will jive with what Comey and McCabe have testified.

It’s a classic prisoner’s dilemma, and they all may become prisoners in the end regardless.

Here’s more from Hotair…

FBI agent Peter Strzok will be on Capitol Hill tomorrow to meet with two House Committees. Politico reports that an open-session, like the one proposed Monday by President Trump, is expected to follow sometime soon:

Strzok — whose role in the investigations of Hillary Clinton’s email use and the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russia was one focus of a recent Justice Department watchdog report — will meet with the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees. The interview will be held behind closed doors, but is set to be followed “soon” by a public hearing, according to a Judiciary Committee aide…

Strzok’s anti-Trump text messages, which were sent to an FBI colleague throughout 2016 and 2017, have become the centerpiece of Republican claims that the FBI’s Trump campaign probe was politically motivated. While the DOJ’s inspector general report concluded Strzok appeared to show willingness to use his official capacity to hurt Trump politically, it didn’t weigh in on whether his opinions affected the opening of the Trump-Russia investigation. DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz has indicated he is still reviewing Strzok’s role in the Russia investigation.

The IG’s report did conclude that there was no evidence political animus toward Trump affected any official FBI action taken during the Clinton investigation.

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Media, Politics

MSM Gets Blowback for Hysterical Border Coverage

Following its week of out-of-control, partisan politicking and out-of-touch with reality coverage, a Gallup poll reveals the truth.

And it hurts.

The mainstream leftist media have reported on the supposed humanitarian crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border (without mention of Obama’s illegal immigrant detention facility conditions).

But, Gallup’s poll showed a whopping 62% majority believes the ‘traditional news media’ is biased.

Another 44 percent believe the media is inaccurate.

And 39% believe the left-media organs deliberately spread misinformation.

Looks like its time for those big media executives to do some market research. Voters are buying what they’re selling.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Driven by impotent rage, political extremism, and their own frustration at President Trump’s ongoing foreign and domestic successes, the establishment media had its worst week in years last week surrounding their now-debunked border separation hoax.

The timing of last week’s disaster (which I will detail in a sec), could not have been worse. It came right on the heels of a Gallup poll full of dreadful news. A clean majority of 62 percent believe the “traditional news media” is biased. A full 44 percent believe the media is inaccurate, and another 39 percent believe the media spread misinformation.

And those were the numbers before last week, a week full of hoaxes, lies, childish trolling, and the condoning of mob justice against Trump officials.

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Politics

Movie Director: Trump Hopes ‘Kids Are Murdered By Immigrants’

In the universe of the perversely leftist Hollywood gliterati, anyone wearing a Republican label is truly evil.

And, for them, no agenda is tolerable unless it toes the line of socialist dogma.

So it comes as no surprise at all that Marvel’s movie director James Gunn believes President Trump hopes more kids are killed by illegal aliens so he can use them as political props.

But has Gunn stopped to consider that leftist Democrats are using illegal immigrants as political footballs and as useful votes to keep them in power?

Clearly not.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Marvel director James Gunn has claimed that President Donald Trump secretly hopes for the murder of American citizens at the hands of illegal immigrants to help boost his popularity.

On Friday, Trump held an event with “Angel Families” to raise awareness of crimes committed by illegal aliens amid the ongoing controversy over the enforcement of U.S. immigration policy along the U.S.-Mexico border.

At the end of the event, Trump signed photographs of the victims, which according to his Director of Social Media Dan Scavino Jr. was something requested by their family members.

“This tone deaf oaf actually autographed photographs of murdered children,” Gunn wrote on Twitter. “I don’t know why I’m so surprised he autographed those photos. You KNOW Trump wakes up every morning hoping more kids are murdered by immigrants so it will help him in the polls.”

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