Alabama Senate Primary: Moore-Strange In GOP Runoff; Doug Jones Wins Dem Nomination

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by Tyla MacAllister Roy Moore and Luther Strange will face off in the September 26 Republican runoff for Alabama Senate. The GOP runoff winner will face former Federal prosecutor Doug Jones in the December 12 General Election. Jones won the Democratic primary outright with over 60 percent of the vote. At 12:00 a.m. Central Time Wednesday, with over 90 percent of the vote counted former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore had received approximately 40 percent to Strange’s 30 percent. Congressman Mo Brooks was a distant third with only 20 percent…

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Donald Trump Endorses Luther Strange In Alabama Senate Special Election

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By Tyla MacAllister President Donald Trump has endorsed Luther Strange in the special election for the Alabama senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump tweeted Tuesday night: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Also Endorses Strange Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has also expressed his support for Strange. “As I would be with any Republican senator. I think he’s done an outstanding job,” the Kentucky Senator said. On July 31 Politico reported Senate Leadership Fund, a pro-McConnell super PAC is set to spend $6-8 million promoting Strange and attacking…

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Senator Lindsey Graham Moves to Restrict President Trump’s Power to Fire Special Counsel Mueller

By Oletta Branstiter Following days of increasingly negative tweets by President Trump expressing his displeasure with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, former Presidential candidate and Republican Senator from South Carolina Lindsey Graham put his proverbial foot down yesterday by declaring publicly, “As a human being, I think he should show respect for Jeff Sessions as a person. Jeff Sessions was the most loyal supporter of Donald Trump. A rock-solid conservative. The reason I like him so much is I often disagree with him, but I’d never believe he was a man…

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Pence Lawyers Up For Russian Investigation Though Guilt is Not Likely – Whose Next?

By Janice Barlow Mike Pence has decided to be proactive concerning the special investigation into Russian ties to the Trump administration. He has retained an outside attorney. Richard Cullen, a former U.S. attorney, who is now based out of Richmond, VA has been hired by Pence. The Vice President made this decision after a lengthy and careful interview process involving several law firms over the last few weeks. Cullen will also be providing assistance to Pence with regards to questioning by Congressional committees. An aide to Vice President Pence stated…

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President Trump Is Angry And Frustrated About The Justice Department And Atty. General Jeff Sessions

by Richard Cameron White House and Justice Department staffers, speaking off the record, are disclosing that Donald Trump is seething about the Justice Department and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The reasons according to the sources who spoke with Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman at the New York Times, is the entire series of complications that have arisen from Trump’s failed executive orders, most notably the travel ban and Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from supervising the investigation into the question of the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russia to subvert last…

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Profiles In Corruption – President Trump’s Firing Of FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr.

by Richard Cameron The premise behind the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr. yesterday, is being met with the derision and skepticism it deserves in most political circles outside the steadfast Trump Defense Industrial Complex, i.e., Fox News, Breitbart, Info Wars, etc. There are so many facets to this remarkable event, but let’s start with the stated premise behind the firing, because it is the most absurd and dubious on its face. The White House and the Justice Department packaged the rationale of the Comey firing by relying…

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President Trump Fires FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr.

by Richard Cameron WASHINGTON, D.C. Less than an hour ago, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced the dismissal of FBI Director James B.Comey,Jr.  Memos released from the Justice Department indicate that the firing of Comey was recommended to the President by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and newly sworn in Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein.  Spicer said that the president informed Comey personally that he has been “terminated and removed from office.” Here is a copy of the letter in a tweet posted by Peter Alexander: BREAKING: Full letter from…

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