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Army veteran, 74, faces criminal charges and up to six months in jail for hanging flags at a Veterans Affairs facility

From Daily Mail: An elderly U.S. Army veteran will go on trial next month for hanging two American flags at a Veterans Affairs facility. Robert Rosebrock, 74, faces a criminal charge for displaying an American flag without permission outside the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs facility. He also faces a…

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AG Sessions is called on to help 74-year-old Army veteran facing charges for hanging a flag at VA facility

From Bizpac Review: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being called on to dismiss a case against a 74-year-old veteran being criminally prosecuted for putting flags on the fence of a VA building. Veteran Robert Rosebrock was being prosecuted by the Obama administration after he put the American flags on the…

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American Flag Under Fire in 3 Unbelievable Cases

From CBN News: Vandals burned a 92-year-old veteran’s flag to ashes outside his home in Nevada this week. William Barclay, a World War II veteran, walked out his front door Wednesday to find that several of his U.S. flags were either completely shredded or burned to ashes. “I picked up…

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Video: Trump’s Deportation Surge

From the Wall Street Journal: President Trump campaigned on enforcing immigration law, and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly plans to deliver. On Tuesday Mr. Kelly ordered a deportation surge that will cost billions of dollars and expand the size and intrusiveness of government in ways that should make conservatives wince.

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More of Hillary Clinton’s secrets are kept from the public as judge turns down demand for State Department documents about her secret server

From Daily Mail: A federal judge ruled yesterday not to hand another 30 documents pertaining to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s secret email server over to a conservative watchdog group. Judge James E. Boasberg concluded that ‘Judicial Watch has not provided a sufficient basis to believe that the information…

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Hillary Clinton Emails: Federal Judge Blocks Access To Redacted Emails Citing No Evidence Of Government Wrongdoing

From International Business Times: Judicial Watch, a conservative group attempting to get access to State Department records related to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, was denied permission on Tuesday after a federal judge ruled that the documents don’t indicate any evidence of government “malfeasance.” The judgment concluding that none of the redacted…

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Veteran facing prison for 6-inch U.S. flag on fence

From WND: A government watchdog in Washington is wondering whether President Trump’s new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, will continue to allow taxpayer money to be wasted on prosecution of a veteran for putting two small American flags on a fence at a Veterans Administration facility. The case brought by the Obama…

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Trump’s weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago cost taxpayers millions

From CBS News: Budget watchdogs are criticizing the cost of President Trump’s visits to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. He has been there the past three weekends or 11 days of his 33 days in office. The travel has an estimated price tag of $10 million.

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Judicial Watch president on Trump’s new travel ban

From Fox Business: Feb. 20, 2017 – 5:16 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on the legal hurdles President Trump’s new travel ban may face.

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Finding the Flynn leak

From The Washington Times: As WikiLeaks dumps of Clinton campaign and Democratic Party emails roiled the election campaign and put the suspicion on the Russians, the Obama Justice Department, it turns out, sought and obtained Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court permission in October to conduct surveillance on former advisers to Mr.…

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About Trump’s ‘Lavish Lifestyle,’ A Small Reminder on How Much Obama Vacays Cost Taxpayers

From the Independent Review Journal: Reporters covering the Trump administration have revealed newfound curiosity about presidential travel expenses with stories of concern about the Trump family’s “elaborate lifestyle … at taxpayer expense.” The Washington Post, ABC News, CNBC, The Atlantic, and The Hill have all run reports on how the Trumps’

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Judicial Watch Presents Evidence Of Voter Fraud

From OAN: Does voter fraud exist? President Trump certainly believes it does, and now government watchdog group Judicial Watch has convened a panel focusing on a variety of different so-called “irregularities” which may contribute to fraud in the election system including things as simple as outdated voting lists, says Judicial…

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Judicial Watch Planning to Sue FBI, NSA, CIA for Flynn Records

Conservative foundation Judicial Watch is planning to sue several government agencies if they do not hand over records related to the wiretapping of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
The group filed Freedom of Information Act requests for the records weeks ago but are planning to sue by next week for the records if they do not receive anything

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Here’s Why State Election Officials Think Voter Fraud Is a Serious Problem

From The Daily Signal: The panel discussed the pending voter fraud commission that President Donald Trump has said he would appoint, to be headed by Vice President Mike Pence. Trump has alleged that 3 million to 5 million illegal votes could have been cast in the November 2016 election, which…

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Encrypted apps spark new questions for Trump-era workers

From The Hill: Conservatives have expressed alarm over the reports that new technologies might be used to evade records. Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said that if the reports turned out to be true, he believes that White House staff using Confide to cover up leaks would be illegal and…

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House Oversight Chairman Chaffetz refers Bryan Pagliano to DOJ for charges

From Hot Air: Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions today asking Sessions to consider convening a grand jury or bringing charges against Hillary Clinton’s former IT guy, Bryan Pagliano. Pagliano was subpoenaed to testify before the committee last year…

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U.S. Army depicted Hillary Clinton as insider threat in cyber security training

From The Washington Times: The U.S. Army depicted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as an insider threat in a Powerpoint presentation to soldiers on cyber security. A photograph of Mrs. Clinton, who lost the Nov. 8 presidential race, is depicted along with two murderers, two leakers of classified information…

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Michael Flynn and the revenge of the bureaucrats

From The Washington Times: The resignation of White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Monday was the result of a coordinated effort by current and former U.S. intelligence officials to undermine the Trump administration using the disclosure of highly classified communications intercepts. President Trump voiced his displeasure in a…

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Report: It’s week 4, and the ‘soft coup’ against Trump administration is in progress

From the World Tribune: Taken from the French phrase “coup d’état,” which translates to a strike at the State — a coup may be violent or not. In the latter case, it is a “soft coup.” Traditionally, soft coups are the stuff of Latin American political conspiracy theories and paperback…

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Are we going to need a tougher rule on feds’ private email use?

From the Washington Examiner: Kerry Picket has an interesting piece over at the Daily Caller on yet another Obama administration official who used a private, unsecured email account (although not a server in his own home) to send sensitive information and communicate with foreign governments.