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CIA Director Pompeo denies agency hides intelligence from Trump

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday denied allegations that the agency was hiding intelligence from President Trump. Pompeo called reports that the agency was keeping intelligence from Trump “dead wrong.” He added that the reports damage the “integrity of thousands of professional intelligence officers.” “The CIA does not, has not, and will never hide intelligence

US spies reportedly keeping intelligence from Trump

Sensitive intelligence is being withheld from President Trump by U.S. intelligence officials because they are reportedly concerned that the information could be compromised. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that in some cases officials opted not to show the president how it collected the information. The paper, citing both former and current officials, said the

Napolitano: Gorsuch Most Worthy to Succeed Scalia

Dan Lyman | Infowars, SCOTUS nominee an originalist, favors individual liberty. Judge Andrew Napolitano delivered a glowing review of Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to fill the seat on the Supreme Court vacated by the late Justice Scalia. In an appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight immediately following the formal White House announcement, Napolitano, who provided

The Trump Transition: Away from Enormous, Terrible Top-Down Government

Seton Motley,  We are in the midst of what is referred to as the “transition” – the hand off of power from one president to another. God bless America – these conversions are peaceful. Even when the exchange takes place between presidents of opposing political parties, as is currently underway. (Here’s to hoping the Democratic

9 Things to Be Thankful for About the Election

Laura Hollis, As unconventional, contentious and divisive as this election as been, there are nevertheless things one can find to be thankful for. Here a just a few.        1. Much of the national press has been exposed for the frauds that they are. Yes, that is actually something to be grateful for. We depend upon

Donald Trump vs. the government: Who will win?

Philip Hamburger, After President Obama’s attempts to rule by “pen and phone,” President Donald Trump will face a profound question. Undoubtedly, he will reject some of the prior administration’s bad policies. But will he also repudiate the Obama administration’s unlawful means of imposing policy? What are these unlawful means? Most of the rules that entangle

Four Way’s to Reunite America and Begin to Heal

Laura Hollis, Any severe earthquake can be devastating. When one hits in just the right location, the tsunamis that follow can wreak even more havoc. So it is for the Democratic Party following last week’s presidential election. Reliably left institutions — academia, the entertainment industry, the press, pollsters — were completely blindsided; none saw it

Trump calls for congressional term limits, lobbyist crackdown

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday called for sweeping Washington reform including term limits for congressional lawmakers, telling supporters “it’s time to drain the swamp.” Under Trump’s proposal, members of the House of Representatives would serve a maximum of six years, while Senators would be limited to 12 years in office. “Decades of special

The Lost Art of Congressional Oversight

Bob Barr, Looking back on Monday night’s first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, you easily could conclude that there is no problem they couldn’t solve. They promised to defeat ISIS, create millions of jobs, and bring prosperity and happiness to all. That is, if you were willing to give them your vote.

Who Is Guarding the (Dictatorial) Guards?

Paul Driessen, Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more than 5,000 employees for misconduct and reimbursed customers $2.6 million in fees that they may have incurred on the