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Thursday, December 05, 2019

"It was the Russians. I'm 1,000% confident that the hack of the [Democratic National Committee] was by Russian operatives, no one else," [Lindsey] Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill. In a subsequent interview with CNN, Graham said he had "no doubt" that it was the Russians who hacked the emails of the DNC and Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. "It wasn't Ukraine. Russia was behind the stolen DNC emails and Podesta and all that good stuff," the senator said. read more

Monday, November 25, 2019

Thursday, the Washington Post published a remarkable story on its front page revealing a recent spike in the number of "false and misleading claims" made by President Trump. In his first year as President, Trump made 2,140 false claims, according to the Post. In just the last six months, he has nearly doubled that total to 4,229. In June and July, he averaged sixteen false claims a day. On July 5th, the Post found what appears to be Trump's most untruthful day yet: seventy-six per cent of the ninety-eight factual assertions he made in a campaign-style rally in Great Falls, Montana, were "false, misleading or unsupported by evidence." Trump's rallies have become the signature events of his Presidency, and it is there that the President most often plays fast and loose with the facts, in service to his political priorities and to telling his fervent supporters what they want and expect to hear from him. read more

Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Houston Astros announced Tuesday that they've opened an investigation after former Astro Mike Fiers told The Athletic the team used a camera in center field to steal signs and immediately communicate that information to its hitters, violating baseball rules. read more

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) openly speculated on Wednesday night that U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, recently changed his impeachment testimony because he was now partnered up with "Democratic operatives" and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA). read more

Donald Trump announced he will be attending the Saturday Alabama vs LSU football game in Tuscaloosa. Confusion ensued after the University of Alabama vice president for Student Affairs Jason Rothfarb sent a letter to saying: "Any organizations that engage in disruptive behavior during the game will be removed from block seating instantly for the the remainder of the season." AL.com ran a story saying: "The Student Government Association at the University of Alabama is warning student groups that causing disruptions during President Trump's visit to the Tide's Saturday game vs. LSU could result in the loss of reserved seating for the remainder of the season." Rothfarb sent AL.com a clarification: "By disruptive behavior, we are asking students to be respectful to all students and staff and avoid altercations. My email has nothing do with anyone's First Amendment rights and I am sorry for any confusion. Please express yourself and especially your pride for the Tide." Trump attended a World Series game Oct. 27 and a UFC match on Saturday, at both he was booed. read more


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