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Californians foot $25G bill for 40 hours of Holder’s anti-Trump time

From Fox News: California taxpayers are shelling out $25,000 a month for 40 hours of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s time to help the state strategize for upcoming clashes with the Trump administration, according to a contract obtained by a conservative watchdog group. The California Legislature hired Holder and…

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Clinton Email Cases Still Smoulder, With Foes Eager to Spark Investigation

From U.S. News & World Report: Conservative transparency group Judicial Watch continued its carousel of court hearings Tuesday, seeking records relating to Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary of state, hoping to uncover evidence of wrongdoing. The legal pursuit of the former Democratic presidential nominee remained hot inside a federal courthouse…

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Calif: $25,000 a month for ex-AG Holder to fight Trump on EPA, immigration

From The Washington Examiner: California’s legislature is coughing up $25,000 a month to pay up to 120 Washington lawyers, including former Obama-era Attorney General Eric Holder, to fight expected Trump administration moves covering immigration, the environment and health care. State legislature documents received by Judicial Watch under the Freedom

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Why Dems Love Suicidal Immigration Policies

From WND: The recent hysterical overreaction to President Trump’s executive order temporarily restricting travel from countries known to be terrorist hotbeds illustrates the madness currently consuming many Americans. First, a reality check: Of all the destructive trends gripping America in recent decades – from ever-expanding government funded by unrepayable

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Getaway Offers Fodder for Critics

From U.S. News & World Report: Now it’s President Donald Trump’s turn to be the target of the vacation critics. In office for two weeks, he is planning to spend this weekend at his posh seaside resort, Mar-a-Lago in Florida. And the criticism has begun. Politico reports the trip could…

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New Clinton Emails Show Huma Abedin Assisting Clinton Foundation Donor

From The Washington Free Beacon: The email correspondence with Abedin, which was contained in a group of 21 previously undisclosed emails that were handed to the watchdog group, show that donors to the Clinton Foundation thought that they could receive favors from the State Department while Clinton was at the helm.…

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago getaway could cost taxpayers more than $3 million

From Politico: The Florida trip is Trump’s first getaway as president and is expected to be part business, part pleasure. He will reunite with his wife, Melania, who has been living in Trump Tower in Manhattan as their 10-year-old son Barron finishes the school year, and there are rumors he…

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Trump Foes Head to Court to Block Nearly Every Stroke of His Pen

From Bloomberg: Battles raging from the halls of Congress to street rallies nationwide are challenging President Donald Trump’s vision of America with partisan sound bites and snarky signs. But the strongest revolt may be less raucous, though no less pointed: lawsuits by pro bono lawyers, advocacy groups and state attorneys…

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For Attorney General Sessions, ‘draining the swamp’ could start at the Justice Department

From the World Tribune: If President Donald Trump is serious about “draining the swam”, he will need to focus on the Justice Department, situated right “in the heart of the swamp,” a Washington insider said. Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions “is going into an agency characterized by people like fired…

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Conservative, Religious, Pro-Life Leaders Praise Trump’s SCOTUS Nomination

From CNS News: Conservative, religious and pro-life leaders were effusive in their praise of President Donald Trump’s nomination of 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night.  

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ENDING THE INVASION

From WND: Of all the irrational and destructive trends gripping America in recent decades – from ever-expanding government funded by unrepayable debt, to a godless culture that glorifies wanton sexual anarchy, to universities acting as far-left brainwashing centers – none is more disastrous, indeed suicidal, than the way America deals…

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Analysis: Law-abiding Trump right to fire acting AG

From One News Now: Trump on Monday fired Sally Yates, accusing her of insubordination after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court. The new acting U.S. attorney general is Dana Boente, who will be in charge of the Justice…

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GOP may ‘nuke’ Dems over Supreme Court nominee

From WND: Now the fevered hostilities between Democrats and President Trump could go “nuclear” over his nominee to the Supreme Court. And former Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., told WND she has no problem with that, because, “Obama’s Marxist coalition has declared war on the American people’s choice for president.”

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Left Engages in Absurd Trump-Nixon Comparisons

From LifeZette: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) drew the same parallel in announcing Tuesday to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she would vote against the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be the next attorney general. She praised Yates, arguing that it took guts. “That statement took a steel spine…

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CONSERVATIVES ECSTATIC OVER GORSUCH NOMINATION

From WND: There’s been a vacancy there since early last year because of the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, an icon of conservatives who believe Congress writes the laws and courts interpret them. Trump had promised during his campaign that if elected he would nominate someone in the mold of…

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It’s Naive To Think Illegal Aliens Aren’t Voting – By The Millions

From the Daily Caller: There are a total of 43 million noncitizens currently living within US borders. Of these, approximately 12 million are illegal aliens. Not only are there well-documented reasons to believe that many of them may be violating election integrity, the fact is, many on the left are…

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Trump’s Ethics Order Seen as Boost for Shadow Lobbying

From Bloomberg: But Trump’s order might open the door for more so-called “shadow lobbying,” ethics specialists say — influence peddling that doesn’t quite meet the official definition of lobbying. That behavior, which can include arranging meetings with decision makers or attaching one’s name to a particular interest group’s cause, would…

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Nation’s ‘voting rolls are a mess,’ say longtime fraud watchdogs

From the Washington Times: President Trump’s vow to investigate illegal voting in America has placed the spotlight on a handful of conservative groups that have fought voter fraud in the shadows of more prominent issues such as Obamacare and terrorism. The groups — including True the Vote and Judicial Watch…

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Conservative groups press states to overhaul voter lists, combat fraud

From the Washington Times: The groups — including True the Vote and Judicial Watch — have pressed states for years to clean up what they see as antiquated and corrupted voter lists and crack down on fraudulent registration. As America is divided politically, so is the debate over voter fraud:…

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Judicial Watch Threatens Lawsuit Unless Feds Conduct Damage Assessment of Clinton’s Emails

Conservative group Judicial Watch has threatened to file a lawsuit that demands the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) conduct a damage assessment stemming from former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account for official business.