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**FILE** A Taliban militant is seen with an AK- 47 rifle gun, right, as farmers collect resin from poppies in an opium poppy field in Naway district of Helmand province, southwest Afghanistan in a Friday, April 25, 2008 file photo. Drought and anti-drug campaigns helped slash Afghanistan's opium poppy cultivation …

Report: Obama Admin ‘Shelved’ Plan to Prosecute Taliban Heroin Traffickers

The Obama administration, citing “political concerns” in 2013, derailed a plan to prosecute Taliban drug kingpins in U.S. courts that could have curtailed unprecedented heroin operations in Afghanistan that fueled the deadly opioid crisis across the United States, a Politico investigation found.

Angry Obama points (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)

‘Enough Moping’: Obama Tells Democrats to Forget Trump, Find a Message

Former President Barack Obama told donors at a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fundraiser in Beverly Hills on Thursday that he has had enough with their “moping” over President Donald Trump’s victory — and he wants them to focus on winning Congress back from the Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: (L-R) U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) march to the headquarters of U.S. Customs and Border Protection during a protest June 13, 2018 in Washington, …

13 Facts the Media ‘Pros’ Don’t Want You to Know About ‘Family Border Separation’

Because of “catch and release,” this dumb and destructive loophole, the number of illegal aliens using children to enter the U.S. increased by 315 percent between October 2017 and February 2018. Anything other than zero tolerance only serves as an incentive for human traffickers and other criminals to use these children as their free pass into America.

Stephen Colbert attends The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit tribute to Tom Hanks on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Stephen Colbert: Jeff Sessions ‘Daydreaming About Changing His Name to Jim Crow’

Stephen Colbert called Attorney General Jeff Sessions “evil” on Thursday for enforcing the “tragic” and “shocking” immigration policy of separating illegal border-crossing parents from their children. Colbert called the policy “new” but failed to mention the Obama administration instituted similar enforcement.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a media conference after a G-8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. The final day of the G-8 summit of wealthy nations is ending with discussions on globe-trotting corporate tax dodgers, a lunch with …

Donald Trump: Ask Obama About the Russians Seizing Crimea

“Well you know, you have to ask President Obama because he was the one that let Crimea get away, that was during his administration,” Trump said during a press conference with reporters at the G7 Summit in Canada.