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Nunes goes squishy, reinvigorating the left and deflating the GOP, but Freedom Watch steps in

Liz Peek, Devin Nunes, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced Thursday that he is stepping down from leading the investigation into Russia’s interference in our election, and allegations that the Obama White House used surveillance information on Trump associates for political purposes. It is a terrible mistake, and a blow to Republicans. The optics

Yes, Virginia, there might be two scandals worth pursuing

Ed Morrissey, Suddenly, the media has become very, very worried about distractions rather than covering the news. When Bloomberg’s Eli Lake reported that former national security adviser Susan Rice had a pattern of requesting the names of US persons redacted in surveillance transcripts, media outlets rushed to assure viewers, listeners, and readers that “there’s nothing to

Nunes steps down from Russia-Trump investigation

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes on Thursday stepped down temporarily from his role leading the committee’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and possible surveillance of Trump associates by the prior administration. Nunes in a statement cited the efforts of “several leftwing activist groups” to lodge “entirely false and politically motivated”

Susan Rice’s Domestic Spying is a National security Nightmare

Mark Davis, What a fitting cherry atop the Barack Obama legacy of eroding American safety: it turns out his National Security advisor was rifling through countless conversations that just happened to involve private citizens, in a quest to block Donald Trump’s path to the presidency. I know Susan Rice’s story is that sure, there was

Spygate: Democrats and the media have given Obama a free ride on all his lies

Joel Goodman, In 1974 President Nixon was forced to resign because of his administration’s spying on Democrats and others who presented a political threat. Ostensibly, it was the cover-up that spanned more than two years that brought him down. Today, a hypocritical press corps, devoted to the former president, and almost the entire left-wing media

Obama Should Have To Testify Over Trump Campaign Surveillance #PutObamaUnderOath

Penny Starr, Using the hashtag #PutObamaUnderOath, best-selling author and political pundit Ann Coulter  tweeted that while knowing the truth about Barack Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice allegedly ordering surveillance of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign aides, Obama should also testify before Congress on the matter. “Susan Rice testimony now essential, but insufficient,” Coulter tweeted

Who Asked Susan Rice to Unmask those Names?

Matthew Vadum, Obama’s national security advisor is a liar — and possibly a felon. Former President Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice asked for the names of Trump transition officials to be unmasked and made public in raw intelligence files, according to media reports, a move apparently carried out to harm the incoming Trump administration.

White House wants Congress to dig deeper on snooping after Obama official comments

The White House is asking Congress to dig deeper into whether communications of Trump associates were improperly picked up and disseminated during surveillance operations, after an ex-Obama administration official suggested her former colleagues tried to gather such material. White House Counsel Don McGahn specifically cited Evelyn Farkas’ comments in a letter to the leaders of