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It’s time to reexamine the targeting of conservatives by Lois Lerner and the IRS

Jay Sekulow, The Trump administration is prompting a lot of change in Washington. Now, there’s a new call to get to the bottom of the corruption inside the Internal Revenue Service’s well- coordinated scheme to target conservative organizations. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam have sent

Why Trump’s energy executive order will restore sanity after Obama’s failed climate policies

Sen. Mitch McConnell, In 2015, then-President Obama finalized a massive, regressive energy regulatory scheme that purported to be about helping the climate but, in reality, would have done little to meaningfully impact global emissions. What it would have done is punish low-income families, ship middle-class jobs overseas, and hurt families who could least afford it. It was also

2 men allegedly raised $81M in ‘Hamilton’ Ponzi scheme

Two men were charged Friday with roles in Ponzi schemes that cheated wealthy people, including some who believed they were investing in ticket businesses for popular shows like an Adele concert and Broadway’s “Hamilton.” Joseph Meli, 42, of Manhattan, and Steven Simmons, 48, of Wilton, Connecticut, were arrested on charges alleging they enticed wealthy individuals

‘Pharma bro’ Shkreli suspended from Twitter for harassment

Former U.S. drug executive Martin Shkreli, dubbed the “pharma bro” and vilified for raising the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, was suspended by Twitter on Sunday for harassing a female journalist. Shkreli, a supporter of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, had dogged freelance reporter Lauren Duca, including sending her requests for dates, after

Ex-Cuomo advisers, others charged in New York corruption cases

Federal and state prosecutors on Thursday announced charges against 10 men, including two onetime senior advisers to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in corruption and fraud cases involving state contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The charges followed a federal investigation into Buffalo Billion, a signature $1 billion economic development project of Cuomo aimed

DNC Leak Exposes Possible Pay-to-Play and Insider Trading

Edmund Kozak, Guccifer 2.0 leaks Democratic Party emails ranging from the unsavory to the possibly criminal. Yet another new wave of hacked Democratic National Committee emails has come crashing down on the Clinton campaign, courtesy of WikiLeaks and the hacker Guccifer 2.0. The new batch of emails appear to contain damaging revelations, including documents that suggest