As the Department of Homeland Security contemplates taking possibly unconstitutional power over the U.S. election system due to the threat of hackers, citizens should consider the fact that the agency itself was the victim of a major cyber intrusion that stole sensitive personal information of thousands of its employees, contends a former DHS officer.
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On the eve of the holiday weekend, the FBI released documents related to its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server showing her State Department staff were either unaware of or unconcerned with agency policies on email use.
Did Senator McCain overlook his Libyan friend’s ties with al-Qaeda in his zeal to see Gaddafi overthrown or did he simply not know about it? But that’s not even half of it! We now learn that Senator McCain’s friend Abdelhakim Belhadj has been promoted from an al-Qaeda operative to his current position as the head of ISIS in Libya!
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday accused “the American liberal press” of “erecting a demon” by shielding Hillary Clinton from criticism. Mr. Assange took part in an hourlong interview with The New York Times on Facebook Live to discuss his role in influencing the 2016 presidential election.
Former GING-PAC endorsed presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor” last night to discuss Donald Trump’s immigration speech in Arizona yesterday.
In a stunning decision that other states may want to be monitoring closely, the Supreme Court on Wednesday, on a 4-4 split, left standing a lower appeals court decision that gutted North Carolina’s voter ID provisions.
The plan by the state to protect the integrity of its elections had been affirmed in a nearly 500-page decision by a district court judge, but this summer a panel from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals claimed it targeted minority voters.
Sixty members of Congress have sent a letter of concern to Obama over the planned sale of $1.5 billion in arms and military equipment to Saudi Arabia. The lawmakers are concerned over Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, where thousands of civilians are being killed in Saudi air strikes. The Sunni Saudi war in Yemen is against the Shia Iranian-backed forces there.
GING-PAC endorsed social conservative Dr. Kelli Ward lost her GOP primary bid to oust John McCain from the Senate. Ward and two other Republicans split the vote to defeat McCain who is seeking his sixth term in the U.S. Senate at 80 years of age. McCain is the ultimate establishment insider who has often been praised by the left as a “maverick” – who frequently sides with Democrats.
South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy (R) appeared on Fox News last week to discuss new revelations about Hillary Clinton and her money laundering scheme known as the Clinton Foundation. Gowdy pointed out that every one of Hillary’s statements about her emails and her secret email server have been proved to be false. In fact, FBI Director James Comey has certified under oath that Hillary is a serial liar and was careless with secret documents.
“Obamacare has been a disaster for Missourians, and it’s about to get even worse,” Blunt said. “Premiums are set to increase by double digits in some areas, deductibles are sky high, and the vast majority of our state could have only one Obamacare exchange option next year. If families can’t afford that option and are forced to go without insurance, they’ll face up to a $2,085 penalty under the law.”