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Obamas’ Dog Bites Visitor

President Obama’s 4-year-old dog Sunny bit an 18-year-old female visiting the White House on Monday, leaving her requiring stitches, the Washington Examiner reported. TMZ reported the teen was trying to pet and kiss the Portuguese Water Dog when Sunny bit her on the face. The incident left a cut requiring stitches on the visitor’s right… Continue Reading

DOJ to Investigate FBI’s Clinton Email Probe

Watchdogs for the Department of Justice will look into whether “improper considerations” affected the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton emails, including whether ties between department officials and Clinton’s camp precluded an objective assessment of her use of a private email system, the Washington Examiner reported. Specifically, the Inspector general will look at whether FBI Deputy… Continue Reading

Mattis: U.S. not Strong Enough to Deter Russia and China

Retired Gen. James Mattis said Thursday that he does not believe the U.S. military is strong enough to deter Russia and China, the Washington Examiner reported. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked Mattis if America has a strong enough military to be able to deter against those threats and… Continue Reading

Trump Hands Keys to Store to Donald Jr., Eric

At the president-elect’s first press conference since his election victory, Sheri Dillon, a tax controversy attorney at Morgan Lewis, said the incoming commander in chief will “completely isolate” himself from management of the Trump Organization and relinquish control of his multibillion-dollar business to his two grown sons and Allen Weisselberg, the company’s current executive vice… Continue Reading

Trump: Are we Living in Nazi Germany?

President-elect Trump on Wednesday said an unverified paper published by BuzzFeed that accuses his campaign of working with Russian spies to defeat Hillary Clinton is a “total fabrication,” and said even Russia agrees with him, and then invoked the Third Reich, the Washington Examiner reported. “Russia just said the unverified report paid for by political… Continue Reading

Cruz Wonders Where the Dems were When Obama Politicized DOJ

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, R, speaking during attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing on Tuesday, accused “the Democrats on this committee” of being “silent” when the Obama administration politicized the Department of Justice over the last eight years, according to the Washington Examiner. “When the Obama Justice Department sent millions of dollars of taxpayer… Continue Reading

Sessions Would not Back Muslim Ban

Sen. Jeff Session, R-Ala., said Tuesday that he would not support a ban on all Muslims entering the United States as President-elect Trump’s attorney general,” the Washington Examiner reported. “Would you support a law that says you can’t come to America because you’re a Muslim?” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked Sessions at his confirmation hearing… Continue Reading

Protestors Act Up at Sessions Confirmation Hearing

A series of protests disrupted the opening minutes of the confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., with opponents of the nominee apparently staggering their interruptions for maximum effect. First up were a pair of demonstrators posing as Ku Klux Klan members masquerading as Sessions supporters, who erupted into protest at the… Continue Reading

Kellyanne Conway, Working Class Hero

Kellyanne Conway came from what we’re now calling Trump country in small town New Jersey and fought her way to the top. Washington Examiner reporter Salena Zito nailed an interview with Conway in her office in Trump tower. From Zito’s piece: Conway’s office is an uncluttered workspace filled with family photos, bookcases, a white board… Continue Reading