Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Breitbart editor at large Peter Schweizer, the author of “Clinton Cash,” detailed how the former chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign John Podesta may have violated federal law by failing to disclose stock shares he owned from a Kremlin-funded company. Schweizer said, “In 2011, John Podesta joins the board of this very small energy company called Joule Energy based out of Massachusetts. About two months after he joins the board of a Russian entity called Rusnano, puts a billion rubles which is about 35-million-dollar into John Podesta’s company. Now, what is Rusnano? It’s not a private company, Steve. It is a fund directly funded by the Kremlin. In fact, the Russian science minister called Rusnano, Putin’s child. So you have the Russian government investing in one John Podesta’s businesses in 2011, while he is an advisor to Hillary Clinton at the State Department.” He continued, “So then in 2013, he goes to the White House, to be a special counselor to Barack Obama, and that requires that you, you know, have financial disclosures every year. In his financial disclosure form in 2013, he not only fails to disclose these 75,000 shares of
There is some bad blood between University of Florida softball coach Tim Walton and Auburn University shortstop Haley Fagan. In 2012, Walton dismissed Fagan’s sisters, Sami and Kasey, from Florida’s softball team. Following Auburn’s 1-0 victory over the Gators on Monday, Fagan did not hold her hand up to give Coach Walton a high five. Walton, whose hand was already up, then pushed Fagan in the shoulder. She responded by shoving him from behind. The two jawed at each other and Fagan was restrained by her teammates. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
Monday on Fox News Channel’s “The First 100 Days,” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) responded to calls by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) to step aside as House Intelligence Committee chairman due to questions over his abilities to be an impartial arbiter. Gowdy dismissed Schumer’s calls and said that Nunes had done nothing wrong with his investigatory efforts as committee chairman. “I just love it when Senator Schumer gives Republicans advice on what we ought to do,” Gowdy said. “Devin is doing exactly what the chairman ought to do. When you have a source that has information, you handle that information safely, securely, which is exactly what he did. I wish Senator Schumer and some of the other Democrats would be more interested in authenticity and the reliability of the underlying data and not the means by which it was acquired. Whether it was the White House or Waffle House, what difference does it make if the information is reliable and authentic? It just so happens that Devin had to do it this way. So, we’re not going to take advice from Chuck Schumer on who our chairpeople ought to be.” Follow Jeff Poor on
During a speech on the House floor on Monday, Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) stated that when African-Americans “fight against this president, and we point out how dangerous he is for this society and for this country, we’re fighting for the democracy. … We’re saying to those who say they’re patriotic but they’ve turned a blind eye to the destruction that he’s about to cause this country, ‘You’re not nearly as patriotic as we are.'” Waters said, “Mr. Speaker, my position against this president and his administration is clear. I oppose this president. I do not honor this president. I do not respect this president.” She later added, “African-Americans have struggled and fought historically, many African-Americans have paid a huge price, fighting for justice and equality in this country, have died for it. I don’t have to call the names of Martin Luther King and all the others. We have paid a price, we have fought. But guess what? Despite the fact that America has not always been there for us, we’ve always been there for America. We have fought in America’s wars. We have suffered discrimination, we have suffered isolation and undermining, but we stand up for America, oftentimes when
Monday on the Senate floor, Minority Leader Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) called on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) to replace Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) as House Intelligence Committee chairman. Schumer said, “Chairman Nunes is falling down on the job and seems to be more interested in protecting the president than in seeking the truth. You cannot have the person in charge of an impartial investigation be partial to one side. It’s an inherent contradiction.” He added, “Without further ado, Speaker Ryan should replace Chairman Nunes.” (h/t The Hill) Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
True, his credentials as a climate sceptic are not much in doubt. Yes, he might even agree with President Trump that there's a swamp out there that sorely needs draining. The problem is, insiders explain, is that the future of the EPA is of far less interest to Pruitt than his prospects of becoming either one of Oklahoma's next senators or its next governor.
As more and more sports fans turn off ESPN to protest the network's left-wing social and political agenda, parent company Disney’s decision to extend current CEO Bob Iger’s contract through 2019 means the “world’s leader in sports entertainment” will continue on its merry way of alienating a large segment of Americans.
Last year, after some players used the sport to protest against the country, the U.S. Women's National soccer team added a rule requiring all players to stand for the playing of the national anthem. But, one of the players whose actions forced the rule by refusing to stand, Megan Rapinoe, is insisting that she won't stop speaking out about social issues no matter what rules the team implements.
Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) said he thought it was unlikely President Donald Trump’s nominee for the vacancy on the Supreme Court, Federal Judge Neil Gorsuch, would get the needed 60 votes required by Senate rules for his confirmation. That according to host Joe Scarborough would almost certainly mean Senate Republican leadership scrapping the 60-vote threshold filibuster-defeating requirement and implementing the nuclear option, which would lower the threshold to a simple 51-vote majority. Coons said such a move by Senate Republicans would be “tragic.” Partial transcript as follows: SCARBOROUGH: Let’s me ask you a couple of quick policy questions. First of all, Gorsuch. I’m disappointed in a lot of what I’m hearing. I know Gorsuch, obviously, follows Garland and the Republicans acted in an abhorrent manner on Garland, but is that any reason for us to not give Gorsuch a fair look? COONS: Well, Gorsuch got what Garland didn’t, which — a fair hearing. He got a full four days of hearings last week. I questioned him vigorously, some would say aggressively. And he is a charming man. He’s got a good resume. He’s got strong qualifications in terms of his education — SCARBOROUGH: Right. COONS: