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Whistleblower: Thousands of VA Applications Filed Under Obama to be Tossed

A whistleblower in the Atlanta office of the Department of Veterans Affairs warned President Trump on Tuesday that the VA is preparing to throw out hundreds of thousands of benefit applications due to an error the VA itself made during the Obama administration.

Scott Davis, a well-known whistleblower who has testified before Congress, wrote an open letter to Trump saying that more than 500,000 of these applications might be scuttled in March unless he intervenes.

“I am sending this whistleblower disclosure to your office due to the urgent need for executive intervention,” he wrote. “VA is planning on declaring over 500,000 Veteran applications for VA health care as incomplete and abandoned at the end of March 2017.”

House Intel Chair Says Top Obama Officials are Leaking to the Press

What? The nice Obama people try to subvert the democratically chosen president? They would never! Everyone knows only Trump does stuff like that . . . 

The House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes on Sunday accused Obama-era officials, who are working for President Trump until his administration is staffed up, of illegally leaking intelligence and other reports to the media in an attempt to hurt the Republican leader, the Washington Examiner reported.

Nunes said the FBI and other intelligence agencies ought to investigate who has leaked information to the press because so few people in the administration knew these secrets, that it would have had to have been someone at the “highest levels of the Obama administration” who is an acting official until Trump replaces him or her.

GOP to Kill Obama Order Requiring Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood

The government was forced by the courts to allow abortion. But that doesn’t mean the government should be forcing you to pay for it. From the Washington Examiner: House Republicans will vote next week to liberate states from an Obama rule requiring them to subsidize Planned Parenthood. In one of his last actions, Obama effectively… Continue Reading

Obama Kitesurfing with Billionaire Richard Branson

Former President Barack Obama appears to be enjoying life after the White House, including learning to kitesurf with billionaire Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands, the Washington Examiner reported. Branson published a blog post showing the former president and himself competing to see who could pick up a new sport first. Obama was attempting… Continue Reading

Obama Says Trump Immigration Order is Discrimination

Barack Obama decided to wade into the debate over President Trump’s immigration order with his usual nastiness, suggesting that the order attacks people based on their religion. From the Washington Examiner. “President Obama is heartened by the level of engagement taking place in communities around the country,” his spokesman, Kevin Lewis, said in a Monday… Continue Reading

Obama’s Parting Gift: Lowest Economic Growth in Five Years

President Obama walked offstage, and the press applauded him, as if he were some kind of extraordinarily successful, accomplished president. But he failed on both the economy and foreign relations. What else is there? Golf. From the Washington Examiner: Economic growth slowed to end 2016, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Friday, but still remained… Continue Reading

Obama: No Contradiction in Handling of Manning, Russia

Remember, Manning was charged with crimes that could have given him the death penalty. The Washington Examiner reports. President Obama on Wednesday said his decision to commute the sentence of WikiLeaks leaker Chelsea Manning after sanctioning Russia for allegedly leaking information to the same government transparency group did not constitute hypocrisy, as some have charged.… Continue Reading

Obama Commute’s Sentence of Chelsea Manning

Well, we knew this was coming. I mean, Manning is just a traitor, what’s the bid deal, right? And anyway, with Hillary providing access to classified information to the maid, how seriously could President Obama take such things? From the Washington Examiner: President Obama on Tuesday commuted the remainder of Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence, ensuring the former… Continue Reading

House GOP Sets Congress on Path Toward Obamacare Repeal

What I love about this is that they are repealing Obamacare while Obama is still in office. It’s like amputating a leg without giving anesthesia. From the Washington Examiner: Congress has officially taken the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act after the House voted to approve a budget resolution that directs committees to start… Continue Reading

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

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