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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.

US President Barack Obama smiles alongside King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia during meetings in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ben Rhodes: Saudis Gave Obama Officials Suitcases Filled with Jewels

On tour to promote his new book The World As It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House, former speechwriter and deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said Saudi officials lavished visiting Obama administration officials with suitcases full of jewels during a 2009 visit.

US President Barack Obama smiles at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel April 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Flashback: When Obama Officials Lied to Congress About Iran’s Access to U.S. Banks

A bombshell report released Wednesday by the majority staff of the Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations revealed that the Obama administration secretly plotted to give Iran access to the U.S. financial system as a sweetener for the 2015 nuclear deal. This effectively helped Iran evade sanctions that were not lifted as part of the JCPOA, as it is formally known. The report also details how Obama officials blatantly lied to Congress and the American people about this special arrangement.

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Pelosi to Headline Fundraisers with Obama, Jerry Brown Weeks After CA Primary

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is scheduled to headline high-dollar Golden State fundraisers with former President Barack Obama and California Governor Jerry Brown just weeks after Tuesday’s primary, which could see Democrats get shut out in key Southern California House races that Pelosi needs to regain her Speakership.

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Barack Obama Called Donald Trump a ‘Cartoon’ After 2016 Election

“Maybe this is what people want,” Obama said after the 2016 election, according to a new book by Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes. “I’ve got the economy set up well for him. No facts. No consequences. They can just have a cartoon.”

Barack and Michelle Obama would provide Netflix with exclusive content, with the format and number of shows yet to be determined, US media reported

Obama Campaign Bundler Brokered Mega-Million Dollar Netflix Deal

Netflix announced this week it is partnering with Barack and Michelle Obama to develop original content for the video streaming giant — a multi-million dollar deal reportedly brokered by a former Obama presidential campaign fundraiser and administration official. 

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7 Ways Spy-in-Chief Barack Obama Spied on Donald Trump

We now know for a fact that Spy-in-Chief Barack Obama weaponized the various intelligence agencies at his command to do something unprecedented: spy on a rival presidential campaign, specifically Donald Trump’s.