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House-passed bill to avoid a government shutdown sinks in the Senate as funding deadline passes

  (CNBC)  A House-passed stopgap bill that would avoid a government shutdown fizzled out in the Senate late Friday night, leaving Congress negotiating frantically as the midnight deadline to fund the government passed. The measure failed in a procedural vote by a 50 to 49 margin. Five Democrats — Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe […]

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Edward Snowden calls for public release of FISA abuses memo and Trump veto of key surveillance tool

(Washington Examiner)  Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said the bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act would never have passed through both chambers of Congress if a memo Republicans claim has revelations about U.S. government surveillance abuses was released prior to the vote. As such, Snowden called on President Trump to […]

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“Explosive”, “Shocking” And “Alarming” FISA Memo Set To Rock DC, “End Mueller Investigation”

(Zero Hedge)  All hell is breaking loose in Washington D.C. after a four-page memo detailing extensive FISA court abuse was made available to the entire House of Representatives Thursday. The contents of the memo are so explosive, says Journalist Sara Carter, that it could lead to the removal of senior officials in the FBI and the Department of Justice […]

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House Intel Releases Transcript from Glenn Simpson Testimony

(The Conservative Treehouse)  The House Intelligence Committee, chaired by Representative Devin Nunes, released the 165 page transcript of Fusion-GPS founder Glenn Simpson’s November testimony to the committee [Full Pdf Below]. Glenn Simpson (Fusion GPS) was hired by the Clinton campaign to conduct opposition research against candidate Donald Trump. Simpson then contracted with Nellie Ohr to […]

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FBI Investigating Millions Of “Mishandled” Dollars Funneled From Australian Govt To Clinton Foundation

(ZeroHedge)  The FBI has asked retired Australian policeman-turned investigative journalist, Michael Smith, to provide information he has gathered detailing multiple allegations of the Clinton Foundation receiving tens of millions of mishandled taxpayer funds, according to LifeZette.  “I have been asked to provide the FBI with further and better particulars about allegations regarding improper donations to the CF funded […]