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FBI Withheld Porter Background Check & Alleged Domestic Abuse Details from White House For Months

(True Pundit)  FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a new timeline on the background check for former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, saying the investigation ended in July but that new information was then provided to the White House in November and January. Wray in response to questions from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said that investigators submitted […]

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Declassified Susan Rice Email: Obama Contemplated Hiding Russia Intel from Incoming Trump Administration

(Breitbart News)  Two leading Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee released a redacted top secret email Monday that Obama administration National Security Advisor Susan Rice appears to have sent herself just minutes after President Donald Trump took office. The email contains Rice’s impressions from a January 5, 2017 meeting on “Russian hacking during the 2016 […]

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Chief of Staff John Kelly Willing to Resign

(ABC News)  President Donald Trump, furious over the handling of domestic abuse allegations involving one of his closest aides, has spoken to confidantes about the possibility of replacing embattled Chief of Staff John Kelly, sources close to the president tell ABC News. One confidante — longtime friend and former executive chairman of his inaugural committee, Tom Barrack […]

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Trump’s Nuclear Option: Dissolve the FBI into other Agencies

(True Pundit)  There is preliminary, quiet talk in the Beltway of simply sacking the FBI as we know it today and starting over with a sleek, honest version of the once-elite law enforcement agency. Please note: These talks are preliminary and unofficial and very off the record yet the mere existence of such conversations among […]

Business U.S. News

Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machines

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The Republican’s decision followed recommendations for tariffs by the U.S. International Trade Commission. “The president’s action makes clear again that the Trump administration will always defend American workers, farmers, ranchers, […]

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Justice Department May Have Something Big in the Works: Over 9,000 Sealed Indictments

(The Epoch Times)  Since late October, more than 9,000 sealed indictments have been filed in districts across the United States. Sealed indictments are typically used to prosecute individuals or criminal networks when revealing names may risk individuals fleeing or destroying evidence. As of Dec. 22, 2017, there were 9,294 sealed indictments, according to data collected by researchers, […]