Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy

Latest News

Linda Hartke, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, speaks at The 2017 Concordia Annual Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on September 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

Source: Claims of Financial Mismanagement, Fraud, and Harassment at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Spark External Investigation

A source with first-hand knowledge tells Breitbart News that financial mismanagement, fraud, and harassment are so widespread at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), one of the country’s largest refugee resettlement agencies, that the board has called for an external investigation of CEO Linda Hartke.

Author of ‘Remember Mississippi’ Says Stolen 2014 GOP Senate Primary Election Set the Stage for Trump Victory in 2016

Ryan Walters, author of the newly released book Remember Mississippi: How Chris McDaniel Exposed the GOP Establishment and Inspired a Revolution, told Breitbart Washington political editor Matt Boyle, host of Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius XM, that the 2014 Republican U.S. Senate primary in Mississippi set the stage for Donald Trump’s presidential victory in 2016.

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel (L) speaks during a Tea Party Express campaign event at outside of a Hobby Lobby store on June 22, 2014 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Tea Party-backed Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Chris McDaniel, a Mississippi state senator, is locked in a tight runoff race with incumbent U.S. Sen Thad Cochran (R-MS) who failed to win the nomination in the primary election. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chris McDaniel Blasts Mitch McConnell for Floating DACA Deal

Conservative Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel, a likely challenger to Republican establishment Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) in the 2018 U.S. Senate primary in the Magnolia State, told Breitbart News’s Washington political editor, Matt Boyle, host of Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius XM, that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is wrong to consider cutting a deal with Democrats to accept DACA on the promise of heightened border security.

Jeff Flake

Refugee Council USA Hired Podesta Group to Deliver ‘Talking Points’ That Provide ‘Cover’ to Jeff Flake, Other GOP Amnesty Supporters

The lobbying arm of the refugee resettlement industry hired the Podesta Group earlier this year to deliver “talking points” that provide “cover” to Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and other pro-amnesty Republican members of Congress when discussing the issue of refugee resettlement with the media and other Republicans.

Overwhelming Presence of Tennessee Law Enforcement Ensures Peaceful ‘White Lives Matter’ Rally in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee–The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Murfreesboro Police Department, and the Tennessee State Police ensured a peaceful “White Lives Matter” rally held in this growing Nashville suburb on Saturday with an overwhelming presence that kept a white nationalist group and counter protesters completely separated.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) speaks to reporters about President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, on Capitol Hill May 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

City of Mobile Conceals Key Legal Document in Senator Bob Corker’s Multi-Million Dollar Swamp Deal

The director of communications for the City of Mobile, Alabama, tells Breitbart News that the city cannot produce a key legal document from 2013 that forms the basis for the McGowin Park retail center “swamp deal” in which Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) is set to receive millions of dollars over 20 years from Alabama taxpayers because, “this event occurred under the previous administration.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 14: U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) speaks at 'Making AIDS History: A Roadmap for Ending the Epidemic' at the Hart Senate Building on June 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Questions About Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran’s Health Fuel Fight for Soul of Republican Party

Senator Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) continued absences from Washington have reignited long-standing concerns over his physical health — and set up the possibility that both seats in the United States Senate from Mississippi, currently held by establishment Republican allies of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), could be up for grabs in 2018.