Group of Republicans want separate special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton and James Comey – Washington Examiner

Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee want the Justice Department to appoint a second special counsel to investigate actions taken by Hillary Clinton, James Comey and Loretta Lynch during the 2016 presidential election. Twenty Republicans, led by Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia, who is Judiciary Committee chairman, wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein requesting the appointment of a new special counsel. “Democrats and the mainstream media

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The Liberty Extra Mayor of Fresno blasts plan to let more city employees carry guns – KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — City Council Member Garry Bredefeld has gone from God to guns. He was behind the move to put “In God We Trust” on the wall at City Hall. He now wants to let city employees who have permits to carry concealed weapons, CCW’s, to be allowed to carry guns at work. “I just think it’s very important for people to exercise their right if they have a CCW permit and they’ve

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Oops. Utah County sends Republican primary ballots to 68000 unaffiliated voters – Salt Lake Tribune

In its first venture with vote-by-mail, Utah County mistakenly sent ballots for the Republican congressional primary — meant only for those registered with the GOP — to 68,000 unaffiliated voters. The inadvertent “clerical error” was discovered late Wednesday afternoon, one day after the county dropped the ballots in the mail. Local elections officials and the state Republican Party chairman rushed to assure that the accidentally mailed ballots won’t be counted and the Aug. 15 election results

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The Liberty Extra Senate ad watch: PAC attacks Strange; Brooks spot criticized; Pittman bows – Montgomery Advertiser

A still from an ad funded by Tuscaloosa developer Stan Pate accuses Sen. Luther Strange of striking a deal with Gov. Robert Bentley for his U.S. Senate appointment. (Photo: Swamp Drainers PAC) As the Aug. 15 primary for U.S. Senate gets closer, the Advertiser will periodically look at advertising spots produced by the campaigns and the claims they make. Spot: “It’s A Deal” [embedded content] From: Swamp Drainers PAC, funded by Tuscaloosa businessman Stan Pate, a

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OnPolitics Today: Anthony Scaramucci says Steve Bannon sucks – USA TODAY

CLOSE White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci appeared to imply chief of staff Reince Priebus is the source of White House leaks. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Oh boy. Where to begin? Anthony Scaramucci, named President Trump’s top communications staffer last week, has no prior communications experience.  None. He was a Wall street financier. Remember that point. Scaramucci has rampaged this week over White House leaks, threatening to “fire everybody” until they come to a halt. Scaramucci also

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Bathroom bill's economic impact spirals – Palestine Herald Press

AUSTIN — The negative economic impact of a so-called bathroom bill in Austin, where the Senate this week approved the measure, stands at $155,750,553, but that’s only one city’s conferences and events. The figures come from Visit Austin, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, and were updated Thursday. They reflect events dating from this year into 2021, including those “already lost due to potential legislation,” plus meetings that “may” be cancelled, or groups that will

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Relax San Diego. Hurricane Hilary memes are strong but the storm is not – The San Diego Union-Tribune

As forecasted, a storm named Hilary failed to gain strength and appears to be having no impact on mainland America. No, this isn’t a narrative of the 2016 election cycle but rather the latest developments about a storm looming in the Pacific Ocean, just off the west coast of Mexico. Hurricane Hilary, as the storm is called, was downgraded Thursday to a Category 1 storm even as it traveled up along the coast some 515

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