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The Obama Morning News || March 16, 2015

Top Obama official cashes in at company he steered funds to . . . For five years, Dan Poneman was the Energy Department’s No. 2 administrator during a time when the agency steered hundreds of millions of dollars to a struggling nuclear company that has won the backing of both the Obama administration and top Republicans and Democrats… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 13, 2015

Clinton aides did not actually read the emails they reviewed . . . Hillary Clinton commissioned a review of the 62,320 messages in her account only after the department—spurred by the congressional investigation—asked her to do so. And this review did not involve opening and reading each email; instead, Clinton’s lawyers created a list of names… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 12, 2015

Refunds to illegals to cost $2 billion over five years . . . Illegal immigrants will file 800,000 claims for Earned Income Tax Credit refunds under President Obama’s new deportation amnesty, costing the government $2 billion over the next five years, Congress’s scorekeeper predicted this week as key lawmakers proposed legislation to cancel what’s become known as… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 10, 2015

Democrats, White House assail GOP for Iran letter . . . Democrats in the White House and Congress accused 47 GOP senators of undermining President Barack Obama in international talks to curb Iran’s nuclear program, saying that trying to upend diplomatic negotiations was tantamount to rushing into war with Tehran. “The decision to undercut our president… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 9, 2015

Months of Hillary emails missing . . . Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the chairman of the House select committee investigating Benghazi, said that there is a period of missing Hillary Clinton emails from her time as secretary of State spanning several months. “There are gaps of months, and months and months,” Gowdy said Sunday on CBS’s… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 6, 2015

Clinton email use violated “clear cut” State Dept. rules . . . The State Department has had a policy in place since 2005 to warn officials against routine use of personal email accounts for government work, a regulation in force during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state that appears to be at odds with her… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 5, 2015

DOJ: No charges for officer, but Ferguson police discriminate . . . The police in Ferguson, Missouri, routinely targeted black residents for questioning, search and arrest, the Justice Department concluded, though there’s not enough evidence to bring civil-rights charges against the officer who killed an unarmed black teenager. Bloomberg Hands not up. Shoot . . . The “hands up,… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 5, 2015

Using private emails, Clinton thwarted record requests . . . In 2012, congressional investigators asked the State Department for a wide range of documents related to the attack on the United States diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The department eventually responded, furnishing House committees with thousands of documents. But it turns out that that was not everything. New… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 3, 3015

Hillary used personal email while Secretary of State . . . Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements that officials’ correspondence be retained as part of the agency’s record. Mrs. Clinton did not have a government… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 2, 2015

White House, Netanyahu to make dueling cases . . . President Obama and two of his top national security officials will make their case publicly on Monday for a diplomatic agreement with Iran to prevent that nation from acquiring a nuclear weapon, one day before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is to address Congress to… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || February 25, 2015

Obama ignoring judge’s immigration order . . . The Obama administration moved Tuesday to carry out portions of President Obama’s executive action on immigration even as a federal judge has halted the president’s temporary deportation amnesty. Washington Times Half of America can’t say Obama loves his country . . . Rasmussen Reports, in testing former New York Mayor… Continue Reading

The Obama Morning News || February 24, 2015

VA secretary lied about special forces service . . . Robert McDonald, the secretary of veterans affairs, wrongly claimed in a videotaped comment earlier this year that he served in special operations forces, the most elite units in the armed forces, when his military service of five years was spent almost entirely with the 82nd Airborne… Continue Reading