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Breaking: AG Barr Delivers Mueller Summary Report to Congress

 

Attorney General William Barr sent his summary of the Mueller Investigation to Congress Sunday. You can read a PDF of the document here. The letter recounts the full Mueller report, dividing it into two parts: possible Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, and obstruction of justice. Regarding the first, Barr writes:

The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. As the report states: “[T]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.”

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Robert Mueller Delivers Report to Attorney General

 

According to news reports, Robert Mueller has delivered a report to Attorney General Bill Barr. Fox News:

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted to Attorney General Bill Barr his long-awaited report on the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race and possible collusion with Trump associates — marking the end of the politically explosive probe and the beginning of a new battle over its contents and implications. Mueller is “not recommending any further indictments,” a senior DOJ official told Fox News.

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Hoover Institution fellow and award-winning historian Victor Davis Hanson joins the Manhattan Institute’s Troy Senik to discuss the presidency of Donald Trump and Hanson’s new book, The Case for Trump.

Hanson argues that our 45th president alone has the instinct and energy to upset the balance of American politics. “We could not survive a series of presidencies as volatile as Trump’s,” he writes, “but after decades of drift, America needs the outsider Trump to do what normal politicians would not and could not do.”

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Donald Trump Superstar

 

I discovered both the left and the right have written their own versions of Jesus Christ Superstar (Is nothing sacred?). This post will contain the right’s version, and the left’s version will be in a separate post. Here is a song from Donald Trump Superstar. It’s Stormy Daniels, singing about The Donald (sung to “I […]

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Pelosi: “I’m Not for Impeachment”

 

In a wide-ranging interview with the Washington Post, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made some big news. “I’m not for impeachment,” she said and went on to explain her reasoning.

This is news. I’m going to give you some news right now because I haven’t said this to any press person before. But since you asked, and I’ve been thinking about this: Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path, because it divides the country. And he’s just not worth it.

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Will Happer – Climate ‘Denier?’

 

The press reported that President Donald J. Trump plans to establish by executive order a Presidential Committee on Climate Security to reexamine the commonly accepted claim that climate change poses a threat to our national security. The head of this committee will be William Happer, a retired physics professor at Columbia and Princeton and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Critics of Happer cite a recent report from the Department of Defense on the risk of rising sea levels to debunk the President’s proposal. Pity that these misguided souls fail to note that the words “carbon dioxide” do not appear once in the DOD Report, which examines a variety of other reasons why land erosion and sea-level rises can compromise naval activities. The data on this front are mixed. In fact, a recent report on the stability of atoll islands, on which the U.S. operates several military bases, found that out of the 709 islands in 30 atolls, “518 (73.1%) were stable, 110 (15.5%) increased in size, and 81 (11.4%) decreased in area. Thus, a total of 88.6% of all islands examined were either stable or increased in size.”

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This Will Wake You Up This Morning

 

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Did Alec Baldwin Forget How To Really Threaten Someone’s Family?

 

Actor Alec Baldwin who has been portraying President Trump on SNL, lo these many months, has taken offense to two recent Trump tweets. The first Trump tweet, criticized Saturday Night Live specifically: Nothing funny about tired Saturday Night Live on Fake News NBC! Question is, how do the Networks get away with these total Republican hit jobs […]

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President Trump’s Second State of the Union

 

If you didn’t watch it live, here’s President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union Address:

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3 Lines That Defined Trump’s State of the Union Address

 

There were several great moments in President Trump’s State of the Union address: the heroes in the gallery, the condemnation of socialism, the bitter tongue-sucking of Speaker Pelosi. But three excerpts stood out in particular. First up:

No issue better illustrates the divide between America’s working class and America’s political class than illegal immigration. Wealthy politicians and donors push for open borders while living their lives behind walls and gates and guards.

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Christians Who Don’t Go to Church

 

We’ve all heard people criticize the church or Christians or evangelicals (from within or without) for choosing Trump—but whatever his merits or demerits, Trump was not the choice of Christians. Peter Beinart in the Atlantic: More

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Donald Trump Announces Total and Complete Shutdown of His Presidency, to Applause

 

It brings me no pleasure, as a member of the GOP base® and resident of MAGAville, to tell you that Donald Trump today is a total loser. A real dummy. Trump got completely steamrolled by Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats. In the Rose Garden this afternoon he announced that he has agreed to a temporary deal to end the (partial) government shutdown until February 15. Then some trained seals who were in attendance clapped. In exchange, Trump gets nothing. America gets nothing: The deal apparently includes no funding at all for the wall.

What a loser. I thought we sent Trump to Washington to do things different. Today it appears he cares more about giving a speech to Congress next week (the State of the Union Address) than he does about securing our nation’s border. Now that the government will “re-open,” he can give the speech. Whoop-de-doo.

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President Trump and Speaker Pelosi on State of the Union Address

 

Dear Madam Speaker:
Thank you for your letter of January 3, 2019, sent to me long after the Shutdown began, inviting me to address the Nation on January 29th as to the State of the Union. As you know, I had already accepted your kind invitation, however, I then received another letter from you dated January 16, 2019, wherein your expressed concerns regarding security during the State of the Union Address due to the Shutdown. Even prior to asking, I was contacted by the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Secret Service to explain that there would be absolutely no problem regarding security with respect to the event. They have since confirmed this publicly.

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More Norms Violated in D.C.

 

Now we know that every time Donald Trump breaks one of the inviolable norms of The High Court of Washington, a thousand disabled, multi-ethnic, transgender children, wearing non-gender-specific, fair-trade, organic cotton onesies, are murdered to death. Orange Man Bad More

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Trump, Don’t Listen to Pelosi: Give the State of the Union to the People

 

Newly-gaveled Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to postpone the State of the Union address until after the partial government shutdown ends, or at least submit it in writing. I strongly disagree with Pelosi.

Pelosi’s stated reason is that the Secret Service can’t protect the president from his mortal enemies in the Congress due to the partial government shutdown. This is baloney. Pelosi’s real fear is that Trump will use the State of the Union to blast the intransigent Democrats for their refusal to protect American citizens and that Trump will do so effectively.

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Trump, Listen to Pelosi: End the State of the Union

 

On Wednesday, the new House Speaker asked President Trump to postpone his State of the Union address until the government shutdown is resolved — or simply to submit it in writing. For once, I agree with Nancy Pelosi.

Pelosi’s stated concern is that the Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security isn’t currently being funded. Understaffed security means that they can’t protect the President. (From House Democrats, presumably.) Anti-Trump hysteria already killed the White House Correspondents’ Dinner; if it also kills the pretentious pageantry of the SOTU, all the better.

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Trump Buries Pocahontas at Wounded Knee

 

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