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Dem Rep. Garamendi: Trump Is ‘Totally Out of Control’

Monday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) said President Donald Trump was “out of control,” in response to reports the president was considering firing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. Garamendi said, “This is Presidents Day. Let’s think about

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U.S. Intel: Islamic State Still Commands Thousands of Jihadis in Middle East and Beyond

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. intelligence community (IC) leaders on Tuesday warned that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) remains a menace to the United States, acknowledging that the terrorist group “still commands thousands of fighters” in Iraq and Syria and has expanded its jihadi “tentacles” beyond the Middle East and into various corners of the world “despite significant leadership and territorial losses.”

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U.S. Intelligence: China, Russia ‘More Aligned Than at Any Point’ in Decades

The strategic relationship between Russia and China, long marred by tensions and mutual suspicions, is “likely to strengthen” further in 2019 as both countries seek to upend the “liberal democratic model” across the globe and counter U.S. objectives, warned the U.S. intelligence community (IC) in its latest Worldwide Threat Assessment released on Tuesday.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) congratulates Russian President Vladimir Putin after presenting him with the Friendship Medal in the Great Hall of the People on June 8, 2018 in Beijing, China.

Elite FBI Surveillance Teams Track 48 High-Risk Islamic State Suspects In U.S.

It was a bombshell development last month when FBI Director James Comey estimated his agency was running over 900 active investigations against suspected ISIS operatives in the United States. On Friday, Fox News reported that at least 48 of those suspects are so high-risk that the FBI has deployed its elite Mobile Surveillance Teams to keep track of them.

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Rand Paul: NSA Supporters ‘Secretly Want There to be an Attack on the United States, So They Can Blame it on Me

Rand Paul has planted his flag on some difficult ground, and quite frankly, successful presidential candidates don’t throw themselves into heavy intra-party fire and sustain major political wounds to prove ideological points. Perhaps he would do well to reconstruct his argument to emphasize the libertarian points where more of the Republican Party agrees with him, and more of the ever-shifting middle of the American electorate would be willing to listen.

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