Priebus declares anti-Trump delegate push 'over'

(link to post)Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus pronounced the Never Trump movement dead, at least in terms of stopping Donald Trump from winning the nomination at next week’s convention in Cleveland. In an interview with the Associated Press, Priebus declared the push to dethrone Trump “over” after some on the GOP rules committee tried…

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GOP lawmaker calls for Syrian refugee ban, deportations

(link to post)Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., tweeted Friday morning that the U.S. is at war with “radical Islamic terrorism,” and said the U.S. needs to “immediately deport any non-citizens listed on a terror watch list.” “Islamic terrorists will use every tool at their disposal; whether it is an airplane, a boat, truck, pressure-cooker, knife, or…

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Watch: Mike Pence does a great George W. Bush impression

(link to post) By The Weekly Standard • 7/15/16 4:35 PM The Washington Examiner Move over Will Ferrell and Frank Caliendo! Donald Trump’s reported vice presidential pick Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is apparently really good at doing impressions of former President George W. Bush. Read more at the Weekly Standard. Top Story Turkish Prime Minister…

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Declassified 9/11 report reveals FBI fear of terrorists crossing border

(link to post)FBI officials have long suspected that terrorists might try to enter the United States through the southern border due to lax security, according to a newly declassified congressional report on potential Saudi Arabian ties to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence lawmakers voted to approve the release of…

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Va. man sentenced for attempting to join ISIS

(link to post)A Virginia man was sentenced on Friday to 102 months in prison for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State and for attempting to travel to Syria to join the terrorist organization. Joseph Hassan Farrokh, 29, colluded with another man to join the Islamic State together. Both men agreed Farrokh would…

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WH: Battlefield success against Islamic State leading to lone-wolf attacks

(link to post)The White House suggested Friday that more terrorist attacks are happening in Europe and elsewhere because of the progress the U.S.-led coalition is making on the battlefield against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Discussing the recent spate of Islamic State-related or inspired terrorist attacks around the world, the president’s top spokesman…

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Ryan appoints GOP members to Puerto Rico task force

(link to post)Reps. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., and Sean Duffy, R-Wis., were appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday to the Congressional Task Force on Economic Growth in Puerto Rico, which will attempt to find solutions for the Puerto Rico debt crisis. The task force is part of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic…

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Obama says Gingrich deportation idea 'repugnant'

(link to post)President Obama said Friday that the proposal to deport Muslims who support Shariah law is “repugnant,” taking aim at an idea that Donald Trump surrogate Newt Gingrich put forward this week after the latest terror attack in France. “The very suggestion” that all Muslims be “deported or jailed… is repugnant and affront to…

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Check out Planned Parenthood's Pokemon

(link to post)Planned Parenthood is jumping on the “Pokemon Go” craze. The women’s health and abortion provider has created its own Pokemon to get teens to use condoms, saying that users of the hugely popular game “Pokemon Go” don’t have to “catch ’em all.” Planned Parenthood is using the craze to promote condom use to…

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White House says '28 pages' shed no new light on 9/11

(link to post)The White House said that none of the information made public Friday in the “28 pages” of previously declassified material in the 9/11 report “changes the conclusion” about who is responsible for the attacks nearly 15 years ago in New York, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon in Virginia. The Obama administration believed it…

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