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House Dems’ IT Administrator A Charming, ‘Cunning’ Con Artist, Associates Say

House IT guys suspected in a security breach film their father sign a document later involved in fraud allegations / Fairfax County Court lawsuit evidence A Pakistani-born House IT administrator suspected of misusing access to congressional files is a charming, dishonest manipulator with an unquenchable thirst for money, a dozen people who know him personally said in interviews…

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Russia Sanctions Bill Passes in Senate 97-2

The Senate voted to impose a new round of sanctions on Russia on Wednesday over “aggressive behavior,” tacked onto another resolution that will also put sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran. Known as the Crapo Amendment, the bill is intended to “impose sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation and to combat terrorism and…

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U.S. Lawmakers Urge Reevaluation of Yemen Policy

As the conflict in Yemen enters its third year, a bipartisan group of congressman has called upon Defense Secretary James Mattis to rethink American support for the Saudi-led coalition currently fighting rebels in Yemen. In a letter addressed to the administration sent last Tuesday, the lawmakers asked Defense Secretary Mattis to reconsider support for a…

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Save Liberty, Shut Down the Government

Congress ended the week by passing a continuing resolution keeping the government funded for one more week. This stopgap funding bill is designed to give Congress and the White House more time to negotiate a long-term spending bill. Passage of a long-term spending bill has been delayed over objections to Republican efforts to preserve Obamcare’s…

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Trump Administration Begins Quiet Preparations For Government Shutdown

Even as Donald Trump is desperate to show to the US population, and especially his voter base, some actual achievement before his first 100 days run out next weekend, prompting him to tell AP that he will unveil a “tremendous” tax cut plan next week (recall he did the same in February), the Trump administration…

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Congress Is Finally Releasing the Classified 28 Pages on Saudi Ties to 9/11…

Apparently it could even happen as early as today. Congress has finally decided to release 28 pages of classified documents that detail just exactly how the Saudi Arabian government is tied to 9/11. The pages have been kept secret ever since the 2002 congressional 9/11 investigation was complete. And it is now being reported that…

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Activists Expose Monsanto’s Senate Lackeys Minutes Before GMO DARK Act Vote

Just before a controversial genetically modified (GM or GMO) labeling bill came up for a cloture vote in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, food and consumer advocates dropped over $2,000 on the chamber floor in a symbolic protest against what they are calling the “Deny Americans the Right to Know” (DARK) Act. The action aimed…

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