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Samantha Power: Trump was ‘Blatantly Extorting’ Ukraine

Appearing Saturday on CNN, Obama-era U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power accused President Donald Trump of “blatantly extorting” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during their July telephone call — a charge that Trump and Ukraine’s leader have vehemently denied. 

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Obama Bros. Speechless After Netanyahu Exposes Iran Deal Lies

The vaunted “echo chamber” that President Barack Obama’s aide Ben Rhodes created to sell the Iran deal was quiet on Monday, in the aftermath of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s revelations of new intelligence proving that Iran had lied to the world about its nuclear weapons program.

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Byron York: Lame-Duck Obama Abused Logan Act to Damage Trump

Washington Examiner Byron York has laid out a compelling case against the lame-duck Obama administration, arguing that it abused the obscure Logan Act as a pretext for investigating the incoming Trump administration and “to entangle the new administration in a criminal investigation as soon as it walked in the door of the White House.”

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Samantha Power Silent Since Trump Attacked Syria

Former UN Ambassador and National Security Council member Samantha Power has been silent on Twitter since President Donald Trump’s decision to attack a Syrian air base Thursday in response to Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons attack against civilians last Tuesday.

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Senate Democrats Condemn Obama for Anti-Israel UN Vote

Some Senate Democrats have issued scathing statements against President Barack Obama and his administration’s decision to break with longstanding tradition to veto anti-Israel resolutions, choosing, instead, to abstain from voting in a United Nations Security Council vote. The vote called for

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