Joe Jervis

Mick Mulvaney: Military Parade Could Cost $30 Million

MarketWatch reports: The military parade proposed by President Donald Trump could cost between $10 million and $30 million, depending on the length, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told the House Budget Committee on Wednesday. Last week, Defense Secretary James Mattis said the Pentagon was “putting together some options” on the parade. Democrats have criticized the idea. Remember ...

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Senators Go Curling In Capitol Hill Hallway [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Colorado’s senators are celebrating the Winter Olympics by doing some training of their own. Sens. Cory Gardner (R) and Michael Bennet (D) on Wednesday posted a video of themselves curling in the hallway using brooms. Colorado sent 36 athletes to this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, according to The Denver Post. The video says that ...

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Junior Attacks Olympic Medalist Adam Rippon

The New York Post reports: Donald Trump Jr. slammed US Olympic medalist Adam Rippon for the athlete’s criticism of Vice President Mike Pence’s position on gay rights. The president’s eldest son was responding to a report that claimed Rippon — an openly gay figure skater — did not want his Olympic experience to be “about Mike Pence.” “Really?” Trump Jr. ...

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GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy Reveals Launch Of US House Probe Into Rob Porter Employment Scandal [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) revealed that Congress has launched an investigation into White House staff secretary Rob Porter’s employment despite credible allegations of domestic abuse. Gowdy, who announced his retirement from Congress earlier this month, told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota the House Oversight Committee he chairs opened an investigation Tuesday into the Porter scandal. “We did last night,” ...

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CHAIN MIGRATION: White House Refuses To Clarify Immigration Status Of Melania Trump’s Parents

The Hill reports: The White House is refusing to say the immigration status of first lady Melania Trump’s parents. “I don’t comment on her parents, as they live private lives and are not part of the administration,” said Stephanie Grisham, spokeswoman for the first lady. The Post listed a number of options, including that the first lady’s parents are in ...

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Inflation Rise Triggers More Wall Street Jitters

The Washington Post reports: The Consumer Price Index, which measures how quickly prices are going up in the U.S. economy, rose at a faster than anticipated 2.1 percent in January compared to a year ago, triggering fears of another rocky run on Wall Street. The monthly Labor Department report on the price of everything from gas to groceries was closely ...

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Five Dem Senators Won’t Take Corporate PAC Money

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Cory Booker announced late Tuesday that he will no longer accept campaign contributions from political action committees of for-profit companies, following the example of some of his fellow Democrats. Booker accepted $1.8 million from business PACs from 2013-2018, according to Open Secrets, which tracks campaign contributions. Booker became the fifth U.S. senator to reject corporate ...

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ARIZONA: GOP US Senate Candidate Kelli Ward Touts Endorsement From Anonymous Fake News Site

Politico reports: It looked as if Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward had scored a big endorsement: On Oct. 28, she posted a link on her campaign website and blasted out a Facebook post, quoting extensively from a column in the Arizona Monitor. There was just one problem: Despite its reputable sounding name, the Arizona Monitor is not a real news ...

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Bristol Palin’s Husband Files For Divorce

People Magazine reports: Bristol Palin‘s husband Dakota Meyer has filed for divorce, PEOPLE confirms. The couple married in June 2016 and have two young daughters together, Atlee Bay, 9 months, and Sailor Grace, 2. Palin, the daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, also has a son, Tripp, 9, from a previous relationship. A source knowledgeable of the situation tells ...

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Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Claims He Paid Porn Star Out Of His Own Pocket, Not From Campaign Funds

The New York Times reports: Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, said on Tuesday that he had paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a pornographic-film actress who had once claimed to have had an affair with Mr. Trump. In the most detailed explanation of the 2016 payment made to the actress, Stephanie Clifford, Mr. Cohen, who ...

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REPORT: Jared Kushner Is Swimming In Debts

Politico reports: Jared Kushner, a White House aide and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, appears to have drawn more money out of three separate lines of credit in the months after he joined the White House last year, a newly released document shows. Recent revisions to the financial disclosure form filed by Kushner’s wife, Ivanka Trump, bumped up each of those ...

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Samsung Chronicles Gus Kenworthy’s Roots [VIDEO]

In the first of a three-clip series, this afternoon Samsung published a short video which chronicles gay Olympian Gus Kenworthy’s “Road To Pyeongchang.” Samsung is just one of the major endorsements earned by Kenworthy, who won a silver in Sochi and is a favorite to medal in South Korea. On an unrelated note, there’s this: Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy ...

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Breitbart: Google Staffers Are Conspiring Against Us

Breitbart is ever so pissed: Left-wingers at Google are engaged in a relentless effort to demonetize Breitbart News from its AdSense platform and are linking advertising clients to the anti-Breitbart, far-left pressure group Sleeping Giants. In addition to placing pressure on management to take action against the site, they are also working to undermine Breitbart’s reputation with advertisers. Breitbart News ...

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Second Court Blocks Trump From Ending DACA

Reuters reports: A second U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, cannot end in March as planned, a victory for state attorneys general ...

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Piers Morgan: Omarosa Called Me A “Fucking Faggot” When I Wouldn’t Sleep With Her To Win The Apprentice

Piers Morgan writes for the Daily Mail: ‘Shut the f**k up, a**hole,’ snarled Omarosa Manigault-Newman at me. ‘How are your kids going to feel when they wake up and discover their dad’s a f**king f*gg*t?’ Yes, this is the same Omarosa Manigault-Newman who just spent a year inside Donald Trump’s White House. I’ve met a lot of vile human beings ...

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Sean Hannity: There’s Sperm On Obama’s Portrait

The Week reports: Fox News host Sean Hannity has claimed with no evidence whatsoever that former President Barack Obama was not born in the U.S., that he is in cahoots with the entire “liberal media,” and that under his watch, a Democratic National Committee staffer was killed because he supposedly gave emails to WikiLeaks. Never one to miss something that ...

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CALIFORNIA: Fugitive Pastor Surrenders On Charges He Sexually Assaulted Preteen Girl At Hotel [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: A California pastor accused of forcing his way into a hotel room and sexually assaulting one of two young girls under the age of 13 who were visiting from China, says he was just at the “wrong place at the wrong time” after surveillance video showed him lurking around at the hotel prior to the attack. ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Today should be another Porter-palooza. The Associated Press reports: The White House will hold a press briefing Tuesday afternoon with press secretary Sarah Sanders. The briefing is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. EST. President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that it’s now or never when it comes to extending protections for young immigrants who have stayed in the country illegally. ...

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ISRAEL: Netanyahu To Be Indicted For Bribery

Haaretz reports: Israel Police will recommend indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two corruption investigations. The two cases are the so-called “Case 1000” – in which Netanyahu is suspected of accepting lavish gifts from wealthy benefactors in return for advancing their interests. The second investigation, “Case 2000”, alleges that Netanyahu tried to strike a deal that would have provided him ...

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REPORT: Accused Wife Beater Rob Porter Was Up For White House Promotion When News Broke [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: You can’t make this up. With FBI Director Christopher Wray contradicting the White House’s story on when they knew about the allegations that ex-staffer Rob Porter abused his ex-wives, CNN is now reporting that Porter was under consideration for a promotion when the accusations publicly surfaced last week. “We’re learning not only did he take an important role ...

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