Tag Archives: 2016 elections

Colbert Gives Hillary Unused Victory Jokes [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Comedian Stephen Colbert presented former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a packet of unused jokes from election night on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” “One of the things I regret the least about that night, but I do regret, is that we had a whole packet of unused Clinton victory jokes. This was a whole ...

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Jon Huntsman: No Question Russia Meddled In Election

The Hill reports: Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman (R), President Trump’s choice to serve as U.S. ambassador to Russia, said Tuesday that there is “no question” that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Huntsman made the declaration during his opening statement when testifying before Congress at his confirmation hearing. “There is no question that the Russian government interfered ...

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Hillary Won’t Rule Out Challenging Election Result

Talking Points Memo reports: Hillary Clinton said in an interview that aired Monday that she wouldn’t rule out challenging the legitimacy of the 2016 election based on the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the election. “Democrats have said that they think there was Russian interference in the election, but that they’re not challenging the results of the election,” “Fresh ...

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Hillary Slams Facebook For Election Fake News [VIDEO]

During her appearance on last night’s Rachel Maddow Show, Hillary Clinton took aim at Facebook’s role in spreading fake news during the 2016 election. The Hill reports: “We may have our disagreements among Americans, we’re not going to let the Russians come in and divide us. And so we’re going to make Facebook own up to everything. They’ve just begun ...

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Hillary: “I Am Done With Being A Candidate” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton said Sunday that she will not pursue the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. “I am done with being a candidate,” Clinton said on CBS’s “Sunday Morning.” Clinton — who on Tuesday will release “What Happened,” her memoir of the 2016 campaign — does plan to stay involved in national politics, just ...

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Facebook Sold US Election Ads To Russian Troll Farm

The Washington Post reports: Representatives of Facebook told congressional investigators Wednesday that it has discovered it sold ads during the U.S. presidential election to a shadowy Russian company seeking to target voters, according to several people familiar with the company’s findings. Facebook officials reported that they traced the ad sales, totaling $100,000, to a Russian “troll farm” with a history ...

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BERNED: Hillary Shades Sanders In New Book

The New York Daily News reports: Feel the burned. Hillary Clinton torches her Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders and blames him in part for her defeat in an excerpt from her upcoming memoir about the 2016 race. In a passage from “What Happened,” Clinton accuses Sanders and the so-called “Bernie Bros” sect of his supporters for slinging mud on her ...

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Excerpt From Hillary’s Book: Trump’s Creepy Stalking During The Debate Made My Skin Crawl [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said her “skin crawled” during last year’s second presidential debate, a reaction to Donald Trump standing ominously near her as she delivered answers before a national audience. “This is not OK, I thought. It was the second presidential debate and Donald Trump was looming behind me. Two days before, the world heard ...

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Trump Signs Veto-Proof Russian Sanctions Bill

ABC News reports: President Trump today signed a bill aimed at punishing Russia for its interference in the 2016 election despite his reservations to tighten sanctions against Moscow. The legislation was passed with rare and overwhelming bipartisan support in Congress last week. The bill limits the president’s ability to lift or waive sanctions against Russia and keeps in place sanctions ...

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POLL: 88% Of Trump Voters Would Do It Again

The Hill reports: About one in eight people who voted for President Trump in the 2016 presidential race said they would make a different decision today, according to a new poll. A Reuters/Ipsos poll of 2016 voters found 12 percent of respondents said they would not cast their votes for Trump “if the 2016 presidential election were held today.” Still, ...

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Trump: Hillary Colluded With Dems To Beat Bernie

Politico reports: After more than five months as president, Donald Trump is still talking about the 2016 election. On Sunday morning, the president tweeted that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “colluded with the Democratic Party” to beat Bernie Sanders. It’s not clear why the president chose to revisit the 2016 campaign this morning or where his newfound sympathy for Sanders came ...

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CNN Host Grills Jill Stein Over Putin Meeting [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: The Green Party’s Jill Stein says a recent spike in interest about a photo of her having dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin can be traced to Democrats “looking for someone to blame” for their election struggles. The photo, from late 2015, shows Stein seated at a table at a Moscow gala with Putin and Mike ...

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Jill Stein Has No Regrets About Ruining Everything

This morning Politico published a longread interview with Jill Stein. An excerpt: Had a few thousand votes in key Midwestern states gone to Hillary Clinton instead of Jill Stein, many on the left believe, America might be having a very different conversation today. Instead, Democrats are still fuming about the role the Green Party nominee may have played in electing ...

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REPORT: Russian Attack On US Election Systems More Widespread That Previously Known, 39 States Hit

Bloomberg reports: Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported. In Illinois, investigators found evidence that cyber intruders tried to delete or alter voter data. The hackers accessed software designed to ...

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Federal Contractor Charged With Today’s Leak Of NSA Report On Russian Cyber Attack On US Election

Her real actual name is Reality Winner. The Washington Examiner reports: A 25-year-old federal contractor is facing charges she leaked a classified National Security Agency document to a news outlet in May. The charges against Reality Leigh Winner came about an hour after the publication of a story based on an NSA document detailing Russian attempts to hack American voting ...

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Leaked NSA Document Shows Russian Spies Tried To Hack US Voting System Just Days Before Election

The Intercept reports: Russian military intelligence executed a cyber attack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept. The top-secret National Security Agency document, which was provided anonymously to The Intercept ...

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Hillary Clinton: I Was On The Way To Winning Until James Comey’s Letter and “Russian Wikileaks” [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Hillary Clinton told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour during a women’s event on Tuesday that she believes she was “on the way to winning” the 2016 presidential election until the FBI announced 11 days before the election that it was revisiting the investigation into her emails. The former Secretary of State said that while she takes “absolute personal responsibility” ...

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Vladimir Putin To CNBC: Claims That Russia Meddled In US Elections Are Political “Lies And Provocations”

CNBC reports: American accusations that Russia interfered in last year’s U.S. elections are “lies” used for “domestic American politics”, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. “We said on numerous occasions and I reiterate that we are confident. And know for sure that opinion polls in the Unites States show that very many people are friendly towards the Russian Federation ...

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Rep. Adam Schiff On Trump/Russia Collusion During Election: There Is Direct Evidence Of Deception [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Despite denials from some top intelligence officials that there was any evidence of collusion between associates of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian operatives while Moscow tried to interfere with the 2016 election, Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday defended the House Intelligence Committee continuing to look into the matter. Two weeks ago on “Meet The Press,” James ...

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REPORT: 50+ Trump Electors Were Seated Illegally

This last-ditch attempt to derail Trump won’t succeed, but it IS very interesting. Salon reports: More than 50 Electoral College members who voted for Donald Trump were ineligible to serve as presidential electors because they did not live in the congressional districts they represented or held elective office in states legally barring dual officeholders. That stunning finding is among the ...

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