Sessions Is Back: Issues Huge Announcement on Trump-Cohen Investigation

By Conservative Tribune. The Justice Department’s Southern District of New York and the FBI — acting on a referral from the Robert Mueller Special Counsel investigation — recently raided and seized documents from an office, home and hotel room associated with President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen.

Bloomberg just reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided not to recuse himself from that particular investigation, though he reportedly did leave open the option of stepping back in regard to certain aspects of that investigation, if warranted in the future.

In the eyes of the liberal media, that non-recusal stands in stark contrast to Sessions’ prior recusal from the Mueller-led Russian collusion investigation and other matters related to the 2016 presidential campaign.

Asked about the non-recusal by Bloomberg, the DOJ released a statement that read: “The attorney general considers his potential recusal on a matter-by-matter basis as may be needed. To the extent a matter comes to the attention of his office that may warrant consideration of recusal, the attorney general would review the issue and consult with the appropriate Department ethics experts.”

Bloomberg fretted that Sessions’ involvement with the Cohen investigation would allow him to be briefed on its progress, which in turn could allow him to divulge such information to Trump if requested. (Read more from “Sessions Is Back: Issues Huge Announcement on Trump-Cohen Investigation” HERE)

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Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself from Probe into Trump Lawyer

By Bloomberg. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided against recusing himself from the investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, but will consider stepping back from specific questions tied to the probe, according to a person familiar with the matter.

By contrast, Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election that’s now led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a decision that angered Trump and left Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in charge of the inquiry.

Sessions, who was a top adviser to Trump’s presidential campaign, announced in March 2017 that he had decided he should steer clear of “any matters arising from the campaigns” for president. Trump has called Sessions weak for doing so and said he never would have named him as attorney general had he known the recusal would follow.

By staying involved in the Cohen probe, Sessions is entitled to briefings on the status of the investigation, which is being conducted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York. That could put Sessions in the position of being asked by Trump, who strongly condemned the FBI’s raid on his longtime lawyer, to divulge information about the Cohen investigation. (Read more from “Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself from Probe into Trump Lawyer” HERE)

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Bombshell: FEC Records Indicate Hillary Campaign Illegally Laundered $84 Million

The press continues to feed the dying Russia collusion conspiracy theory, spending Friday’s news cycle regurgitating Democrat talking points from the just-filed Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act lawsuit against the Trump campaign, WikiLeaks, and Russia.

Yet the mainstream media took no notice of last week’s federal court filing that exposes an $84 million money-laundering conspiracy the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign executed during the 2016 presidential election in violation of federal campaign-finance law.

That lawsuit, filed last week in a DC district court, summarizes the DNC-Clinton conspiracy and provides detailed evidence from Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings confirming the complaint’s allegations that Democrats undertook an extensive scheme to violate federal campaign limits . . .

Dan Backer, a campaign-finance lawyer and attorney-of-record in the lawsuit, explained the underlying law in an article for Investor’s Business Daily: Under federal law, “an individual donor can contribute $2,700 to any candidate, $10,000 to any state party committee, and (during the 2016 cycle) $33,400 to a national party’s main account. These groups can all get together and take a single check from a donor for the sum of those contribution limits—it’s legal because the donor cannot exceed the base limit for any one recipient. And state parties can make unlimited transfer to their national party.”

This legal loophole allows “bundlers” to raise large sums of money from wealthy donors—more than $400,000 at a time—filtering the funds to the national committees. Democrats and Republicans alike exploit this tactic. But once the money reaches the national committees, other limits apply. (Read more from “Bombshell: FEC Records Indicate Hillary Campaign Illegally Laundered $84 Million” HERE)

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PANTS ON FIRE: Snopes Exposed as ‘Sneaky Liar’ for Misleading Bible Story

A variety of people, ranging from political centrists to conservatives, have increasingly looked with skepticism on the supposedly unbiased “fact-checkers” at Snopes, as the outlet has long displayed a decidedly left-leaning bias in its pronouncements of what is true and false.

The suspicion that Snopes has a heavy liberal bias just received a significant boost in the case of the outlet’s take on California Assembly Bill 2943. The law, currently working its way through the state legislature, would prohibit “sexual orientation change efforts” — referred to by the left as “gay conversion therapy” — on any resident in the state by any other resident if any sort of monetary transaction or exchange of goods or services is involved. . .

As noted by Snopes, the bill’s opponents argue a literal and logical reading of the bill would lead one to believe that the law would effectively prohibit the sale of Bibles in the state, as the Holy Word of God obviously declares homosexuality to be a sin and urges individuals not to engage in such behavior.

Of course, Snopes dismissed that worry out of hand and declared it not just “false,” but “demonstrably and clearly false” as the bill makes no mention of the Bible, Christianity or any religion at all.

However, in a story exposing Snopes as a “sneaky liar” in regard to its coverage of the California bill, The Federalist pointed out the outlet was at best being disingenuous, and at worst outright lying with its assessment of the concerns surrounding the law. Indeed, the broad wording of the legislation would certainly lend itself to the worrisome interpretation. (Read more from “PANTS ON FIRE: Snopes Exposed as ‘Sneaky Liar’ for Misleading Bible Story” HERE)

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Ex-Secret Service Officer Reveals Barbara Bush’s Astounding Last Request to Him

By Conservative Tribune. . .“As a special agent with the United States Secret Service, I had the opportunity to work on many protective assignments with Mrs. Bush,” Wackrow wrote.

“While I was never permanently assigned to her detail, I am thankful for two specific moments with Mrs. Bush, ones I will cherish as defining experiences in my career and testaments to her legacy, her candor and grace.

“The first occurred when I was a new agent, assigned to work a midnight shift at the Bush family’s summer residence in Kennebunkport, Maine,” he noted. “I was walking in the front yard at daybreak, preparing to end my shift, when Mrs. Bush suddenly appeared.

“In my world, it was better to be unseen, but in this instant, I was in the former first lady’s full view with nowhere to hide. Mrs. Bush gave me the warmest smile and said, ‘Well, it is good morning for me, but it looks like you have been up all night, so I will wish you a good night’s sleep.’ Stunned, I thanked her.” . . .

“After her meeting, as the motorcade started to travel back to New York, Mrs. Bush leaned forward and asked the head of her protective detail if we could stop before getting back into New York City, as she wanted to thank all the police officers who, she said, ‘so warmly welcomed me to New Jersey,’” Wackrow wrote. (Read more from “Ex-Secret Service Officer Reveals Barbara Bush’s Astounding Last Request to Him” HERE)

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Ex-Secret Service Agent: Barbara Bush’s Code Name Was Absolutely Perfect

By CNN. . .Many years later, I encountered Mrs. Bush again when she made a visit to the New Jersey area. This time, I was driving her limo from New York City to an appointment in New Jersey. The motorcade was small and unassuming — traits that Mrs. Bush appreciated — consisting of a few Secret Service vehicles and one unmarked New York police vehicle. But upon exiting the Holland Tunnel into New Jersey, we were joined by an assortment of New Jersey State Police vehicles and motorcycles operating with full lights and sirens.

Typically, this was not the way that the former first lady liked to travel, as it drew undue attention. However, in this instance — with her husband’s presidency behind her — she was thrilled. Taking a quick glance in the rear-view mirror, I could see an amazing smile illuminating her face as she turned to her staff in the back seat, exclaiming, “They remember me! We have not had this much excitement since the White House!” . . .

Peering out the limo’s back windshield, I will never forget the image of Mrs. Bush shaking hands with the officers. It was a genuine moment of sincerity and unguarded kindness delivered out of the public eye, which, to me, defined this great woman.
When I was selected to the Presidential Protective Division, I attributed my desire to join the first lady’s detail to those moments with Mrs. Bush. I wanted to protect the institution of the first lady to ensure that an administration’s compassion and conscience would never be jeopardized.

With the utmost seriousness, Secret Service agents assigned to the first lady take the sacred responsibility of protecting a political and cultural icon, knowing full well that any harm that comes to the first lady could impede the President’s ability to govern. (Read more from “Ex-Secret Service Agent: Barbara Bush’s Code Name Was Absolutely Perfect” HERE)

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Judge Napolitano Says ‘No Question’ Democrats Tried to Frame President Trump

By The Daily Caller. Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano accused Democrats of trying to frame President Donald Trump, Tuesday on “Fox & Friends.”

“It looks like a brazen plot simply to frame the President of the United States,” said host Steve Doocy about the Russia probe.

“Yes, it does,” Napolitano replied. “It looks like it was commenced by his most virulent political enemies. Particularly Sid Blumenthal who’s sort of the fixer if you will, for Hillary Clinton and that branch of the Democratic Party.”

“There’s no question that the Democrats are behind a lot of this,” Napolitano added. (Read more from “Judge Napolitano Says ‘No Question’ Democrats Tried to Frame President Trump” HERE)

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Judge Napolitano Wants Hillary Clinton Prosecuted for Committing ‘Serious Felonies’

By The Daily Caller. Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday on “Fox & Friends” that Hillary Clinton needs to be held accountable for committing multiple felonies and should be put in prison.

“The evidence of Mrs. Clinton’s guilt of espionage, failure to safeguard state secrets, that’s the 22 or 23 top secret pieces of information that were on her private server. The failure to do that — the evidence of guilt is overwhelming,” Napolitano said.

“The statute of limitations is 10 years. It hasn’t run,” he added.

Napolitano said part of the reason Clinton has been able to escape prosecution is due to former FBI Director James Comey and his political agenda. (Read more from “Judge Napolitano Wants Hillary Clinton Prosecuted for Committing ‘Serious Felonies'” HERE)

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Trump Shows French Pres. Macron How to Handle Rude Reporter, His Priceless Reaction Speaks Volumes

President Donald Trump declared that his “special relationship” with French President Emmanuel Macron is definitely “not fake news” as the two men met at the White House.

Macron echoed Trump’s sentiments, celebrating the friendship of the two leaders as they met at a formal state arrival ceremony Tuesday, exchanging compliments and raising eyebrows with their blooming “bromance.”

“Mr. President, they’re all saying what a great relationship we have,” Trump told Macron in front of reporters. “And they’re actually correct. It’s not fake news. Finally.”

The president continued, “We have a very special relationship, in fact I’ll get that little piece of dandruff off…we have to make him perfect, he is perfect.”

And though this is the first state visit of the Trump presidency, the two leaders appeared to pick up where they had left off when the French leader and his wife hosted the Trumps in France last year. Macron made some statements and listened in as reporters asked questions.

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Turns out, Influential Progressive Group Has Some Sexual Harassment Skeletons in Its Closet

The Center for American Progress, a progressive think tank, had an internal sexual harassment problem, according to a report by BuzzFeed News Tuesday.

Benton Strong, the former associate director of communications for the “War Room,” is accused of sexual harassment by two previous female CAP employees, BuzzFeed News reported. One employee referred to as Mary described receiving “lewd and inappropriate text messages” from Strong, including wanting to perform oral sex on her. He discussed with male staffers whether or not black or white women are better at blow jobs and praised her body, she claimed.

Another woman claimed she reported to human resources that Strong asked women if a man had ever flashed them or masturbated in front of them. He allegedly made fun of a woman who claimed that it happened to her.

“It was like incessant. … It was like strings and strings of texts and her just being like ‘no no no,’” said Mary’s friend, another former staffer at the organization. Mary reported the instances to human resources and Strong was told not to come back to work. He was already leaving in three weeks to work for former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray who resigned in 2017 after five allegations of child sex abuse against him, according to The Washington Post.

However, Mary alleged that CAP’s management seemed frustrated that she spoke out against Strong in her exit memo. The former staffer claimed that management asked if she was “worth spending time or money on.” “All of this to say, I surely expected better out of an organization that housed a national campaign on sexual assault,” Mary wrote. (Read more from “Turns out, Influential Progressive Group Has Some Sexual Harassment Skeletons in Its Closet” HERE)

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YETI Coolers Cuts Ties with NRA, so Its Competitor Brilliantly Does This.

By The Daily Wire. One of the secrets to being a successful business is knowing an opportunity when you see one, especially opportunities provided by your competitors’ blunders. On Sunday, YETI Coolers served up just such an opportunity and RTIC Coolers quickly took advantage.

The National Rifle Association Foundation said in a statement on Sunday that recently, without explanation, YETI informed the organization that it would no longer sell products with its charitable foundation:

Suddenly, without prior notice, YETI has declined to do business with The NRA Foundation saying they no longer wish to be an NRA vendor, and refused to say why. They will only say they will no longer sell products to The NRA Foundation. That certainly isn’t sportsmanlike. In fact, YETI should be ashamed. They have declined to continue helping America’s young people enjoy outdoor recreational activities. These activities enable them to appreciate America and enjoy our natural resources with wholesome and healthy outdoor recreational and educational programs.

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YETI Cuts Ties with the NRA

By Townhall. In a surprising move, the popular cooler making company YETI has announced it will be cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. . .

The move is even more bizarre when YETI has actively promoted activities involving guns such as duck hunting in a series known as “Dr. Duck.”

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Fresno State Announces Fate of Professor Who Celebrated Barbara Bush’s Death

On Tuesday, Fresno State University announced that the professor who celebrated the death of Barbara Bush and who promoted acts of domestic terrorism will face no disciplinary actions from the university.

Fresno State President Joseph Castro said that after reviewing the “facts” that the university will take no disciplinary action against Jarrar because she did not violate any university policies and she was acting in a “private capacity.”

Castro failed to address multiple other issues surrounding Jarrar, including her interference with Arizona State’s crisis hotline, her comments celebrating plane hijackers, and her calls for violence against specific people.

Jarrar sparked controversy last week when she tweeted: “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. F**k outta here with your nice words.”

Jarrar, who later bragged that she couldn’t be fired because of tenure, also tweeted: “PSA: either you are against these pieces of s**t and their genocidal ways or you’re part of the problem. that’s actually how simple this is. I’m happy the witch is dead. can’t wait for the rest of her family to fall to their demise the way 1.5 million iraqis have. byyyeeeeeeee.” (Read more from “Fresno State Announces Fate of Professor Who Celebrated Barbara Bush’s Death” HERE)

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Two Dallas Cops Brutally Shot at a Home Depot. Both in Critical Condition.

By The Daily Wire. On Tuesday afternoon, two Dallas police officers were shot and critically wounded at a Home Depot:

At least three people were wounded in the incident at a Home Depot, according to Breaking 911.

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2 Officers Shot at Dallas Home Depot; Suspect in Custody After Chase

By CBS News. Two Dallas police officers and a loss prevention officer were shot at a Home Depot Tuesday around 4:10 p.m.

Police arrested the suspect, Armando Juarez, 29, around 9:00 p.m. after a chase in Dallas

The chase ended in the 3700 block of S Versailles near Dallas Love Field.

Moments after officer shooting suspect Armando Juarez was taken into custody, Chief Hall thanked the officers on a radio call.

“Base to all units. Excellent work, excellent work. Thank everybody for their diligence in the matter. Appreciate you very much. And we’re still praying for our brother and sister,” she said. (Read more from “2 Officers Shot at Dallas Home Depot; Suspect in Custody After Chase” HERE)

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