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As President Donald J. Trump left the House of Representatives chamber after his first State of the Union address late Tuesday, he had an exchange with Rep. Jeffrey D. Duncan (R.-S.C.) confirming that he will release the four-page memo detailing FBI abuse of the FISA program and its misbehavior during the 2016 political cycle. "Just release the memo," said Duncan...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2018 —The United States faces myriad dangers from rogue regimes and global competitors, and the nation must have a strong defense to discourage these rivals and forge a world of peace, President Donald J. Trump said in his State of the Union address tonight. The president said these regimes – including China and Russia – “challenge our...
The former Navy officer and foreign policy volunteer for Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign, who is now the center mass of the controversy regarding the FBI's surveillance of that campaign during the 2016 political cycle told Big League Politics he wants Congress to release the four-page memorandum detailing FBI abuses of the FISA process. "Yes, I’m good with the release," said...
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee told "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace that the American people will want to read the four-page memorandum prepared by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence about the FBI and its interaction with the so-called "dossier,"  or opposition research file, developed by Hillary R. Clinton's presidential campaign. "This memo is...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2018 — The regime of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un remains a danger to the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said yesterday in Honolulu, while emphasizing diplomatic efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue. The goal remains the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Mattis told reporters at U.S. Pacific Command’s headquarters at Joint Base...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2018 —As Turkey continues its attack on Kurdish forces along the Syrian border town of Afrin, the Defense Department says the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is the common threat in the region, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White told reporters today. Published reports say Turkey launched the Afrin military operation Jan. 20. “ are working very closely with...
Crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton pulled into port at San Diego Thursday with more than $721 million worth of cocaine, more than 47,000 pounds, from 23 interdictions in the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Central and South America. “The threat of transnational organized crime is a danger no one ship, agency, country or person can address alone,”...
In 2011, Chelsea E. Manning, then serving as Spc. Bradley E. Manning, a former Army intelligence specialist assaulted a female superior while deployed in Iraq--an incident that led to his bust to private first class. "He threw his hands up in the air, yelled "no," and rushed me," said Spc. Jihrleah W. Showman in a sworn statement. Manning, a biological male who...
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 23, 2018 —Precision strikes killed an estimated 145-150 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists near Shafah, Syria, Jan. 20, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported. The precision strikes were a culmination of extensive intelligence preparation to confirm an ISIS headquarters and command-and-control center in an exclusively ISIS-occupied location in the contested Middle Euphrates River valley,...
Capitol Hill conservatives are questioning the timing of an article that the McClatchy news service ran claiming that the FBI was investigating a possible nexus between the National Rifle Association and the Russian government--hours before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released the transcripts of Glenn R. Simpson's Nov. 14 testimony about that connection. Simpson, the co-founder and leader of the...

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