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(John Hinderaker) I will be on Howie Carr’s radio show at 4:34 Eastern, talking about the IG’s report. If you are in New England, please tune in. Otherwise, you should be able to listen online, here. Steve and I are also taping a podcast on …

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President Trump Responds to IG Report [with comment by Paul]

(John Hinderaker) President Trump has been tweeting up a storm ever since he returned from Singapore. This is what he has had to say about the Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s and DOJ’s handling of the Clinton email investigation: FBI Agent Peter Strzok, who …

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About that salute

(Paul Mirengoff) President Trump’s enemies are expressing outrage that he bowed to a North Korean general. They compare it to President Obama’s bow to the Saudi king, which Trump found objectionable, and find it far more offensive given the extraordinary odiousness of the North Korean …

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Scalise makes the play

(Scott Johnson) A year after suffering a grave wound in the crazed assassination spree attempted against the House GOP baseball team by Bernie Bro James Hodgkinson, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise improbably took the field to play this year’s game against House Democrats. The New …

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Thoughts from the ammo line

(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll finds no limits in THE THIRD RAIL. She writes: For decades now, we have heard that the “third rail” in politics – untouchable without inviting electrocution – was the Social Security System. And now a different sort of Third Rail has …

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Comey responds to IG report

(Scott Johnson) Former FBI Director James Comey led the FBI into crisis, scandal and disgrace. Fired from the job by President Trump, he presented himself as a model of ethical leadership with a best-selling how-to book. The IG report released yesterday documents his failures, notes …

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Hillary Responds to IG Report

(Steven Hayward) I’ve been on the move all day and haven’t had a chance to dip into the IG report on the FBI’s behavior during the 2016 election campaign that was released today, but I did catch up with Hillary Clinton’s response. It is three …

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Team Mueller lawyer: “Viva le resistance”

(Paul Mirengoff) Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller found this gem in the Inspector General’s report released today. An FBI attorney who worked on Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation until February of this year sent a message to a colleague exclaiming, “Viva le [sic] Resistance.” The …

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The latest push for amnesty-style immigration reform

(Paul Mirengoff) I don’t think we’ve written about the push for immigration legislation in the House. Not long ago, it looked like there would be no immigration legislation passed this year. But now, that’s not as clear. The House is considering two bills (or one …

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More lyin’ lovers of the FBI

(Scott Johnson) Eric Felten extracts the story of the FBI’s other Trump-hating lovers from the Department of Justice Inspector General report released earlier today. Felten’s account is devastating. Please check it out. I want only to add one point to Eric’s outstanding article. Forget the …

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