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Benghazi Survivor Mark Geist Slams Senate Democrats for Hypocrisy

A February 6 NRA ad features Benghazi survivor Mark Geist calling out Democrat Senators for being willing to “hold the floor” to delay confirmation of a Trump cabinet nominee but lacking the commitment to pick up the phone and provide help when Americans at the Benghazi consulate were under attack.

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‘Legacy’: 10 Ways Barack Obama Broke the American System

What broke it? Both parties acquiesced in bank liberalization, in open-borders immigration, and in Wall Street bailouts. But the most acute challenge was Barack Obama’s direct attack on the constitutional framework itself. Obama sought to transform America, and believed that the ends would justify the means.

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8 Times Hillary Clinton Pushed Fake News

Former Secretary of State and two-time presidential campaign loser Hillary Clinton wants Congress to stop people from reading “fake news” — after spending her political career promoting and defending herself with the exact same thing.

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Pat Caddell: Trump Transition Shake-Up a Part of Draining the Swamp

Pollster and analyst Pat Caddell challenged criticism of the Donald Trump transition effort in an interview Wednesday with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow by pointing out that forcing out former Rep. Mike Rogers was actually a part of Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” of Washington, as opposed to any snag or infighting with transition efforts.

A picture shows the damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012, following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. Libya said it has made arrests and opened a probe into the attack, amid speculation that Al-Qaeda rather than a frenzied mob was to blame. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read

State Department Stonewalling Breitbart FOIA Request for Benghazi Document After Four Years

The State Department informed Breitbart News that the estimated completion date was now February 2017 in a September 7, 2016 email, responding to an inquiry made several days earlier. Breitbart News subsequently asked the State Department to accelerate the estimated completion date to before the presidential election on November 8, but has not received a response to several such requests.

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Patricia Smith on ‘Whatever It Takes’

The mother of one of the four Americans killed in the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on American personnel and facilities at Benghazi, Libya told Curt Schilling, the host of Whatever It Takes, that all she ever wanted, and still wants, is to find out the real reason why her son Sean Smith died.

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Hillary Clinton Donation Page Rejects Submissions Honoring Benghazi Victims, Bill’s Rape Accusers

A personalized donation tool released by the Hillary Clinton campaign allows supporters to dedicate their donations in honor of anyone they want — however, it rejects submissions containing the names of Benghazi victims, Bill Clinton’s rape accusers, murdered former DNC staffer Seth Rich, and other names of people involved in controversies surrounding the Clintons.

Thomas Pickering, chairman of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board, appears before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the Benghazi attacks in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on September 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Shadow Diplomat’ Ran Big-Money Iran, Russia Deals

A new report from the Center for Security Policy, called “Clinton’s Shadow Diplomat,” concerns former Ambassador Thomas Pickering, who last made the news by forgetting to mention he was getting paid by Boeing while lobbying for the Iran nuclear deal, which just happens to have facilitated a $25 billion deal for Boeing.

A picture shows the damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012, following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. Libya said it has made arrests and opened a probe into the attack, amid speculation that Al-Qaeda rather than a frenzied mob was to blame. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read

Clinton Adviser: ‘Seems Odd’ To Put Tributes To ‘Four Guys’ In Benghazi Statement

An October 19, 2015 email from Mandy Grunwald, however, does give input in the email discussion about what to include in a statement from Clinton on Benghazi and it reads as follows: “Seems odd to put the tributes to the four guys into this statement, since it is mostly the repackaged testimony. We can’t overdo the tributes to them and I think they should be done in person.”

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Patricia Smith: Debate ‘Stunk,’ No Mention of Benghazi

Patricia Smith, one of the bereaved mothers who lost a son in the Benghazi terror attack of Sep. 11, 2012, told Breitbart News that the third presidential debate on Wednesday “stunk.” “They didn’t even mention Benghazi,” she said with evident disgust.

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Stone: Wikileaks, Mike Morell, Russia, and Me

As someone involved in politics for more than 40 years I can attest to the fact that you ruffle some feathers and, dare I say, make some enemies along the way. So what? If the bed-wetters and pearl-clutchers aren’t upset with you, you aren’t making a difference.

A man walks into the Washington Post's new building March 3, 2016 in Washington, DC.
A view of the Washington Post's new building March 3, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Post: Hillary for President, Benghazi ‘No Scandal at All’

The Washington Post endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president on Thursday. That was predictable. What was less predictable was the incredibly weak, and misleading, case the Post editorial board attempted to make as it argued that she is not the lesser of two evils, but will make an “excellent” president.

IRAQ, Mosul : Peshmerga fighters inspect the remains of a car, bearing an image of the trademark jihadist flag, which belonged to Islamic State (IS) militants after it was targeted by an American air strike in the village of Baqufa, north of Mosul, on August 18,2014. Kurdish peshmerga fighters backed by federal forces and US warplanes pressed a counter-offensive Monday against jihadists after retaking Iraq's largest dam, as the United States and Britain stepped up their military involvement. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

Islamic State Hit Hard in Libya, but al-Qaeda Stronger Than Ever

Thomas Joscelyn, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Senior Editor of the Long War Journal, told the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on Tuesday that the Islamic State has suffered major setbacks in its Libyan stronghold of Sirte.