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Hint about Mueller closure? Rod Rosenstein says DOJ exit coming ‘a lot later’ than expected – Washington Examiner

Friday, February 22, 2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Thursday his exit from the Justice Department is coming “a lot later” than he expected amid reporting that special counsel Robert Mueller could wrap up the Russia investigation within a week. Rosenstein made the comment during a speech to his alma mater, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, which he called “one of my last significant events” as the No. 2 law…

Don’t be Kim Jong Un’s dupe, Mr. Trump – Washington Examiner

Friday, February 22, 2019

In his State of the Union address, President Trump announced that he’d meet North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un for a second time in Vietnam at the end of February. It’s nearly upon us, and it promises to be highly significant, both for Trump’s presidency and for world history. With little progress pushing the tyrant to give up nuclear weapons, there’s speculation that this meeting might be less about denuclearization…

Here’s What Beto Could Unleash on Trump – POLITICO

Friday, February 22, 2019

Sasha Issenberg is the author of several books, including The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns. AUSTIN, Texas—With rain hammering outside, Zack Malitz stood in a warehouse space lit by strands of bistro lights and began to reveal the campaign strategy of Beto O’Rourke in exacting detail. Malitz, who was the field director of O’Rourke’s Senate campaign, is a tall 30-year-old with thick glasses and a haircut that…

Christopher Hasson, Coast Guard officer, was a nihilist and there’s no evidence he was a Trump supporter – Washington Examiner

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Read news reports about the arrest last week of lunatic Coast Guard Officer Christopher Hasson and you might get the impression that he was in some vague sense a supporter of President Trump. But that’s why I read the full court filing instead to find out the truth. Sure enough, there’s not really any evidence he was. MSNBC couple Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski screamed at one of their guests…

Christopher Hasson, Coast Guard officer, was a nihilist and there’s no evidence he was a Trump supporter – Washington Examiner

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Read news reports about the arrest last week of lunatic Coast Guard Officer Christopher Hasson and you might get the impression that he was in some vague sense a supporter of President Trump. But that’s why I read the full court filing instead to find out the truth. Sure enough, there’s not really any evidence he was. MSNBC couple Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski screamed at one of their guests…

Christopher Hasson, Coast Guard officer, was a nihilist and there’s no evidence he was a Trump supporter – Washington Examiner

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Read news reports about the arrest last week of lunatic Coast Guard Officer Christopher Hasson and you might get the impression that he was in some vague sense a supporter of President Trump. But that’s why I read the full court filing instead to find out the truth. Sure enough, there’s not really any evidence he was. MSNBC couple Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski screamed at one of their guests…

North Carolina elections board orders new U.S. House election over absentee ballot fraud – AOL

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The North Carolina Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election in the state’s 9th District after overwhelming evidence of vote tampering. Prior to the board’s decision, Republican Mark Harris, the declared winner in the race who had been fighting for his election to be certified, changed his position and called for a new election. Harris was initially declared the winner by 905 votes over Democrat Dan McCready…

Mitch McConnell is on the verge of facing the 18 longest days of his political life – CNN

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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Louisiana mother arrested for posting video of high school fight on social media – NBC News

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A Louisiana mother was arrested for posting a video on social media of a fight that broke out between two students on a high school’s campus, police said Wednesday. Maegan Adkins-Barras, 32, is charged with unlawful posting of criminal activity for notoriety and publicity after she posted a video her son had taken of the fight, which happened Tuesday in a common area at Acadiana High School, according to the…

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett’s bond set at $100G, judge calls evidence against him ‘outrageous’ – Fox News

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Video Chicago PD: Jussie Smollett took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career The judge who set “Empire” star Jussie Smollett’s bond at $100,000 gave the actor an earful after Smollett was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report. “As you stand before me we presume you’re innocent but the state read me a proffer that is outrageous. If true, the…

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett’s bond set at $100G, judge calls evidence against him ‘outrageous’ – Fox News

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Video Chicago PD: Jussie Smollett took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career The judge who set “Empire” star Jussie Smollett’s bond at $100,000 gave the actor an earful after Smollett was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report. “As you stand before me we presume you’re innocent but the state read me a proffer that is outrageous. If true, the…

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett’s bond set at $100G, judge calls evidence against him ‘outrageous’ – Fox News

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Video Chicago PD: Jussie Smollett took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career The judge who set “Empire” star Jussie Smollett’s bond at $100,000 gave the actor an earful after Smollett was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report. “As you stand before me we presume you’re innocent but the state read me a proffer that is outrageous. If true, the…

Mark Harris just lost any chance of taking a seat in Congress, but the real losers are voters – Washington Examiner

Thursday, February 21, 2019

On Thursday, Mark Harris, the Republican candidate who was in the lead for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District and had been fighting to have the results certified, backtracked and called for a new election. Later in the afternoon, the North Carolina State Board of Elections unanimously declared that a new election was needed. After days of testimony investigating the unresolved midterm election, it became clear that an operative hired by…

Attorney General Barr should release the full Robert Mueller report when it’s finished – Washington Examiner

Thursday, February 21, 2019

When special counsel Robert Mueller concludes his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, it will be up to Attorney General William Barr to determine how much of the report to disclose to Congress and the public. He should release the full report. Though CNN is reporting that as soon as next week Barr is going to announce that Mueller has concluded his report, we should take all…

Judge rips into Roger Stone, bars him from speaking publicly on case: ‘There will be no third chance’ – Fox News

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Video Roger Stone appears in court again after posting photo of judge in crosshairs Former Trump adviser Roger Stone appears in court again after posting a photo of Judge Amy Berman Jackson with a target. A federal judge has completely barred former Trump political adviser Roger Stone from speaking publicly about his ongoing prosecution on obstruction and false statement charges, after a picture of the judge appeared on Stone’s Instagram this week…

Don Lemon: Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Donald Trump Are Going To Eat Jussie Smollett’s Lunch – RealClearPolitics

Thursday, February 21, 2019

On the Wednesday edition of ‘CNN Tonight,’ host Don Lemon discussed the public relations disaster that ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett created and how cable news hosts and President Donald Trump will take advantage of the situation. Smollett faces a felony charge of allegedly filing a false police report claiming a hate crime was perpetrated against him. “Sean Hannity’s going to eat Jussie Smollett’s lunch every single second. Tucker…