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 2017-12-08 00:49 

Washington Examiner

Paul Manafort's legal team bites back at Robert Mueller over Ukraine op-ed...

Manafort's attorney said his client was not attempting to impact Muellers investigation, but rather was trying to clear the air in Ukraine....

 2017-12-08 00:48 

The Weekly Standard

Trent Franks Resigns from Congress Over Surrogacy Comments Rather than Face Ethics Committee Investigation...

ANDREW EGGER Congressman Trent Franks announced his resignation from Congress Thursday evening, saying he was unwilling to undergo an Ethics Committee investigation into conversations about surrogacy he had in recent years with two female staffers. Franks...

 2017-12-08 00:45 

The Gateway Pundit

WOW! Judge Presiding Over Michael Flynn's Case Abruptly Recuses Himself Without Explanation...

On Thursday evening, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras, was recused from former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's criminal case. Emmet G. Sullivan will now oversee over the trial. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras of DC recuses from fm...

 2017-12-08 00:45 

Blunt Force Truth

Another 'Morning Joe' regular caught in sex scandal: Harold E. Ford Jr....

Bloomberg reported Thursday that former Democratic Tennessee congressman Harold E. Ford Jr., and frequent panelist on the CNBC program "Morning Joe," was fired from the Wall Street-based investment bank Morgan Stanley. Multiple media reports sugge...

 2017-12-08 00:45 

Fox News

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Ethics committee expands probe of GOP Rep. Farenthold over harassment claims...

The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is expanding its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas....

 2017-12-08 00:44 

USA Today

OnPolitics Today: I imagine they'll call for your removal...

Al Franken and Trent Franks both announced their resignations, the government stays funded for now and more...

 2017-12-08 00:44 

The Hill

Judge in Flynn cases recuses himself...

The judge whotook a guilty plea from President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn last week has recused himself ahead of a sentencing hearing....

 2017-12-08 00:42 

The Daily Beast

Senate Democrats Divided Over Whether to Shut Down the Government Over DREAMer Protections...

The party wants to fix the damage done by Trump. But not everyone is spoiling for this fight....

 2017-12-08 00:41 

Roll Call

Ethics Committee Closes Book on Devin Nunes...

The House Ethics Committee on Thursday announced it has closed an investigation into Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, clearing him of claims that he made unauthorized disclosures of classified information. "The committee does not determine...

 2017-12-08 00:39 

CNN

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The #metoo movement comes to Washington...

Looking back, historians may view this week as the week where the #metoo movement fully landed in political Washington....

 2017-12-08 00:39 

MSNBC

Fallout from Trump's recognition of......

When President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he broke with decades of American foreign policy....

 2017-12-08 00:38 

The Libertarian Republic

DOJ Appeals Transgender Military Green Light...

LISTEN TO TLRS LATEST PODCAST: Grace Carr The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) requested Wednesday that the decision to let transgender recruits into the military be taken to a higher court. The DOJ asked a federal judge to stay her order that requires th...

 2017-12-08 00:37 

Breitbart.com

Rep. Trent Franks to Resign Over Conversations that 'Made Certain Individuals Uncomfortable'...

Eight-term Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks will resign, the latest politician to end his career over past "inappropriate behavior" according to his statement, conversations that "made certain individuals uncomfortable."...

 2017-12-08 00:37 

The Blaze

Here's Rep. Trent Franks' statement explaining his resignation...

Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced Thursday that he is resigning from his office, amid rumors of inappropriate behavior. He released a statement explaining why......

 2017-12-08 00:36 

Daily Kos

Roy Moore spokesperson ducks bestiality question but embraces birtherism...

This is apparently what it looks like when Roy Moore spokesperson Janet Porter tries to avoid getting controversial, by ducking questions on some of Moore's most gratuitously hateful, unconstitutional views. "Does he still believe an American citi...

 2017-12-08 00:35 

USA Today

House Ethics Committee closes probe of Intel Chairman Devin Nunes...

The Ethics Committee said it based its decision on an analysis by Intelligence Community experts that Nunes had not disclosed classified information....

 2017-12-08 00:35 

Washington Post

Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas...

The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it is expanding its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas....

 2017-12-08 00:35 

Washington Examiner

Al Franken isn't sorry, Trump on Jerusalem and wildfires in California on No Things Considered!...

Those stories and more on No Things Considered!...

 2017-12-08 00:34 

Washington Examiner

House Ethics Committee clears Devin Nunes on allegations he mishandled classified information about Trump team member...

Thisclears the way for Rep. Devin Nunes to return to the head of the House Intelligence Committee's inquiry into Russia....

 2017-12-08 00:34 

PJ Media

Franken, Confident of Ethics Exoneration, Says He'll Resign 'in the Coming Weeks'...
 2017-12-08 00:33 

Mediaite

Fmr. GOP Rep. Mike Rogers Hits Fox News For Comparing FBI to KGB: 'Offensive and Dangerous'...

"I can't tell you how dangerous this is," Rogers, a former FBI official, told anchor Jake Tapper . He added that the FBI is keeping America safe from child pornographers, terrorists and organized crime....

 2017-12-08 00:33 

The Atlantic

What It's Like to Get Caught in a Wildfire...

Its a predicament Americans on the West Coast are increasingly likely to face....

 2017-12-08 00:32 

The Conservative Tree House

First Lady Melania Trump Visits Childrens National Hospital With Santa......

First Lady Melania Trump visited Childrens National Hospital in Washington, D.C., today to visit with patients, families and staff members. The tradition of First Lady visits to Childrens National ...

 2017-12-08 00:32 

CNN

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Manafort says Ukraine op-ed shouldn't impact bail deal...

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort says his work on an op-ed defending his efforts in Ukraine should not stop him from being released from house arrest....

 2017-12-08 00:30 

Washington Post

Combative Franken quits, points to GOP tolerance of Trump...

Sen. Al Franken, a rising political star only weeks ago, reluctantly announced Thursday hes resigning from Congress, succumbing to a torrent of sexual harassment allegations and evaporating support from fellow Democrats. But he fired a defiant parting sho...

 2017-12-08 00:30 

Fox News

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Ethics panel clears Rep. Devin Nunes of claims he mishandled classified information...

The House Ethics Committee announced Thursday that it had cleared House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., of claims that he improperly disclosed classified information while leading the committee's investigation of Russian ac...

 2017-12-08 00:28 

MSNBC

FBI Director defends agency after Trump's......

FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a spirited defense of his agency before Congress....

 2017-12-08 00:28 

CNN

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Tillerson, others say Jerusalem step changes 'nothing'...

State Department officials on Thursday defended President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying it reflects the will of the American people and arguing that in practice it changes ...

 2017-12-08 00:28 

Breitbart.com

China Begins Cutting Off Exports to Cuba over Lack of Payment...

China has begun cutting off key exports to Cuba after the communist-run island failed to deliver a series of payments, official statistics reveal....

 2017-12-08 00:24 

The Hill

Overnight Defense: White House sees 'tentative' deal on defense spending | Trump asks judge to delay order on transgender recruits | VA reverses plan to cut program helping homeless vets...

THE TOPLINE:President Trumpand congressional leaders reached a "tentative agreement"on Thursdayto raise defense spending levels as part of a year-end governmentfunding package, according to a White Ho...

 2017-12-08 00:24 

Washington Post

The Latest: Ariz. Rep. Franks resigns before Ethics probe...

The Latest on Arizona Rep. Trent Franks resignation (all times EST):...

 2017-12-08 00:24 

WorldNetDaily

The nutball the neocons wanted in NATO...

Even interventionists are regretting some of the wars into which they helped plunge the United States in this century. Among those wars are Afghanistan and Iraq, the longest in our history; Libya, which was left without a stable government; Syria's ci...

 2017-12-08 00:22 

ThinkProgress

Trent Franks resigns amid ethics investigation...

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) is resigning after the House Ethics Committee launched an investigation into reports he asked two of his female staffers to be a surrogate. Full statement from @RepTrentFranks on leaving congress after Ethics Committee launched an...

 2017-12-08 00:22 

National Review

Washington Post Runs Column by Obscure "Conservative" Who Says Justice Thomas Should Resign...

Jay Kaganoff, a freelance writer and self-described conservative, wrote in yesterday's Washington Post that in this "new environment" of recognition of the severity of sexual harassment, Justice Clarence Thomas should resign. Not because of an...

 2017-12-08 00:22 

Washington Post

House ethics panel: Nunes didn't leak classified information...

The House Ethics Committee has cleared the chairman of the House intelligence committee on a complaint that he may have leaked classified information....

 2017-12-08 00:21 

HotAir

Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott...

"I'm sorry." The post Former cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for murder of Walter Scott appeared first on Hot Air ....

 2017-12-08 00:20 

AP

The Latest: Ariz. Rep. Franks resigns before Ethics probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Arizona Rep. Trent Franks' resignation (all times EST):7:10 p.m.Arizona Republican Trent Franks says he is resigning from the House because he discussed with two......

 2017-12-08 00:20 

Washington Examiner

Trent Franks resigning after discussing surrogacy with female staffers...

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced his resignation Thursday evening after it was revealed that the House Ethics Committee would be inv......

 2017-12-08 00:19 

AP

House ethics panel: Nunes didn't leak classified information...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee has cleared the chairman of the House intelligence committee on a complaint that he may have leaked classified information....

 2017-12-08 00:19 

Crooks and Liars

BREAKING: Trent Franks To Resign From House After Asking Staffers To Serve As Surrogate Mothers...

Trent Franks just issued a statement stating that he will resign effective January 31, 2018 after the House Ethics Committee announced they were opening an investigation into sexual harassment and retaliation concerning female members of his staff. "I...

 2017-12-08 00:18 

The Conservative Tree House

Creepy Gropey Senator Al Franken States He Will Resign Sometime, Maybe......

Senator Al Franken used the legal immunity provided within the venue of the Senate Chamber to avoid libel suits for his accusations against President Trump and Senate Candidate Roy Moore, while als...

 2017-12-08 00:16 

Politico

Today in Trumpworld: Pearl Harbor flub...
 2017-12-08 00:16 

Daily Kos

Republican senators accused FBI agent of violating the Hatch Act ... with a private text message...

Republican Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson want to know why FBI agent Peter Strzok isn't facing charges under the Hatch Act. Did OIG refer these allegations to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel to a potential Hatch Act inquiry? If not, why no...

 2017-12-08 00:16 

WorldNetDaily

Twisting...

Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings it to you as the WND Joke of the Day. Here is today's offering: Q: What did the win...

 2017-12-08 00:15 

VDARE

The Catholic League And The War On ChristmasThey Didn't Start The Resistance, But Neither Did We...

Bill Donohue of the Catholic League does sterling work on [...]...

 2017-12-08 00:14 

Washington Examiner

House Ethics Committee clears Devin Nunes on allegations he mishandled classified information...

Thisclears the way for Rep. Devin Nunes to return to the head of the House Intelligence Committee's inquiry into Russia....

 2017-12-08 00:14 

Conservative Review

Plurality say Russia investigation 'politically motivated'...

Over to you, partisan media shills....

 2017-12-08 00:13 

Washington Post

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks resigns amid Ethics investigation...

Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona said Thursday he is resigning next month after revealing that he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers....

 2017-12-08 00:12 

The Gateway Pundit

"That Would Be Stupid!": Trey Gowdy Gets PISSED at FBI Director Over Trump-Hater Peter Strzok (VIDEO)...

Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) is famous for brilliant legal background and expertise. The Republican lawmaker once again showcased his way with words in his opening statement during Thursday's House Judiciary Committee hearing with FBI Director Christ...

 2017-12-08 00:12 

MSNBC

Franken resigns amid sexual harassment......

Franken is the second Democratic lawmaker to resign this week. Michigan Congressman John Conyers being the first....

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