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McCabe: There Was ‘Political Influence’ on IG Report About Me

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe stated that the IG report that found he “lacked candor” was done in a biased manner and there was “political influence” on the outcome of the report. McCabe

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee with the other heads of the U.S. intelligence agencies in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. The intelligence officials were questioned by the committee during the annual hearing about world wide …

Peter Strzok Refuses to Hand Over Texts to Congress

FBI agent Peter Strzok refused Thursday to hand over his text messages to Congress for further investigation, telling the U.S. House of Representatives that the Inspector General had already reviewed the relevant texts and found “no acts of bias.”

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‘Sanctuary California’ Faces Bankruptcy if Trump Withholds Federal Funds

Although Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti warned President-elect Trump that defunding Sanctuary Cities would cause “social, economic and security problems,” Sanctuary California could face bankruptcy if the Trump administration follows through on threats to pull billions in federal funding.

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Wikileaks: Debate Moderator John Harwood Emailed Podesta — Often

John Harwood of CNBC and the New York Times, who moderated one of the Republican presidential primary debates last year, corresponded often with Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, even congratulating her on primary wins, according to emails released by Wikileaks.


CNN: Hillary Clinton Lead Drops Despite Clinching Nomination

A new poll from CNN/ORC finds Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by five points. Two weeks after clinching the Democrat nomination, Clinton has 47 percent support against 42 percent for Trump. At the beginning of May, though, Clinton led Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican challenger Donald Trump are both among those named to the world's 100 most influential people by Time magazine

State Dept. Busted By Inspector General For Lying About Hillary Clinton Email

The term of art for how the State Department handled information requests pertaining to Hillary Clinton’s email is “inaccurate and incomplete response,” but that means lying in plain old English. As the Washington Post reports, the State Department Inspector General found at least four cases

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Obama Justice Department Decides Not to Charge Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

One of the scandals buzzing around Clintonworld concerns the alleged abuse of personal time off by one of Hillary Clinton’s top aides, Huma Abedin. She’s accused of collecting about $10,000 in salary over-payment by taking time off without logging those days as vacation or sick time, effectively collecting double pay for the days in question.

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Huma Abedin

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Filmmakers Investigated for Bribing CIA Officers

Production of the film Zero Dark Thirty, which chronicled the hunt for Osama bin Laden and the Navy SEAL raid that killed him in 2011, has long been controversial. Now a Zero Dark Thirty controversy is being brought to light by newly-released documents: the filmmakers were nearly prosecuted for bribing some of the CIA officials with whom they worked.

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