Tag: Nancy Pelosi

Barr Speaks About Latest Investigation into Origins of Russia Probe

In his first interview since becoming attorney general, Bill Barr provided details into the latest investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe.

Speaking exclusively to Fox News’ Bill Hemmer, Barr said “The first step is to find out exactly what happened, and we’re trying to get our arms around that, getting all the relevant information from the various agencies and starting to talk to some of the people that have information.”

“I think there’s a misconception out there that we know a lot about what happened,” he continued.

“The fact of the matter is Bob Mueller did not look at the government’s activities,” Barr said.  “He was looking at whether or not the Trump campaign had conspired with the Russians. But he was not going back and looking at the counterintelligence program. And we have a number of investigations underway that touch upon it — the main one being the office of inspector general that’s looking at the FISA warrants.”

Barr said “some very strange developments” took place between Election Day 2016 and Inauguration day–specifically the January 2016 briefing then-FBI Director James Comey gave then President-elect Trump about the salacious and unverified Russian dossier.

“That’s one of the things … we need to look at,” Barr said.

Earlier this week, Barr appointed Connecticut U.S. attorney John Durham to “examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was ‘lawful and appropriate.’”

Durham has previously investigated corruption in law enforcement and the destruction of CIA videos.

Barr also called Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s claims of him lying to Congress as “laughable” and slammed the “political circus” the Democrats created by voting to hold him in contempt of Congress.

“That’s part of the usual … political circus that’s being played out. It doesn’t surprise me,” he said to Hemmer.

For the full report, click HERE.

Report: Barr Jokes to Pelosi, Asks if She Brought “Handcuffs” for Him

During the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day event at Capitol Hill, Attorney General William Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) if she brought her “handcuffs” for him after she accused him of lying to Congress earlier this month, according to the Free Beacon.

The Beacon reports:

According to multiple reporters, Barr approached Pelosi following the National Peace Officers Memorial Service in Washington, shook her hand, and asked, “Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?” Pelosi smiled and said the House Sergeant at Arms was present if an arrest was necessary, to which Barr laughed and walked away.

Last week, Democrats voted to hold Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to hand over the unredacted Mueller report.

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) ripped into his colleagues for the vote, claiming Democrats were afraid that Bill Barr would expose the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation.

“I don’t think today is actually about getting information. I don’t think its about getting the unredacted Mueller report. I don’t think last week’s hearing was actually about having staff question the Attorney General. I think it’s all about trying to destroy Bill Barr because Democrats are nervous he’s going to get to the bottom of everything,” he said. “He’s going to find out how and why this investigation started in the first place.”

Nadler’s Old Tweet Shows He Was Outraged Over 2012 AG Holder Contempt Vote

Despite voting to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress yesterday, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sang a very different tune in 2012 when Republicans voted to hold then-Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for refusing to hand over documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious.

“Just joined the #walkout of the House chamber to protest the shameful, politically-motivated GOP vote holding AG Holder in contempt,” he wrote on June 28, 2012.

Fox News points out that then-House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said Republicans were more motivated in attacking Holder than they were driven to get answers about Fast and Furious.

“What is happening here is shameful,” said Pelosi.

Now, however, both Nadler and Pelosi are warning of the “constitutional crisis” the Trump administration is causing by failing to hand over the unredacted Mueller report.

“There can be no higher stakes than this attempt to abrogate all power to the executive branch away from Congress and, more importantly, the American people,” Nadler said Wednesday. “We talked for a long time about approaching a constitutional crisis — we’re now in it. We are now in a constitutional crisis.”

Pelosi said she agrees with the Judiciary chairman.

“Yes, I do agree with Chairman Nadler because the administration has decided that they’re not going to honor their oath of office,” she said.

Watch: Pelosi’s Painful Attempt to Describe Beto’s “Signature Accomplishment”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fumbled throughout her answer after she was asked what presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s “signature accomplishment” was while he served on Capitol Hill.

A reporter asked, “Beto O’Rourke announced today that he is running for president. What, in your view, was Beto O’Rourke’s signature accomplishment as a member of the House?”

The Speaker replied, “Beto brought vitality to Congress. When he came, he came as a real champion for the environment.”

She added, “He got a great deal of support from the environmental community in his district. He won a primary on that subject.”

The Blaze points out that “Pelosi went on to point out that O’Rourke was not just a member of the Armed Services Committee, but a strong member of the Armed Services Committee.”

“And, also, he was a member of the Armed Services Committee, a strong member of the Armed Services Committee, which is very important for his district,” Pelosi added. “In persevering our planet and protecting our people, they’re at least two areas in addition to his vitality in so many different ways.”

Pelosi Supports Lowering Voting Age to 16

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she supports lowering the national voting age to 16.

The Daily Caller’s Kerry Picket reports that Pelosi said, “I myself, personally, not speaking for my caucus, I myself have always been for lowering the voting age to 16. I think it’s really important to capture kids when they’re in high school when they’re interested in all of this and learning about government to be able to vote….That’s a subject of debate and I would welcome it, but I’ve held this position for a long time.”

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For the full report, click HERE.

Former KKK Leader David Duke Praises Ilhan Omar

Former KKK Grand Wizard and anti-Semite David Duke praised embattled Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar as the “most important Member of the US Congress” for her “defiance to Z.O.G” (Zionist Occupation Government).

In a tweet yesterday, Duke wrote, “Dr Duke & Eric Striker: By Defiance to Z.O.G. Ilhan Omar is NOW the most important Member of the US Congress!”

In a podcast posted to his website yesterday, Duke discussed his reasons for praising Omar. The podcast description reads, “In particular, they heaped praise on Ilhan Omar (D-New Somalia) for being the one person in Congress willing to notice AIPAC and the ‘dual’ loyalty of many (((members of Congresss))).”

The Daily Caller writes, “According to USA Today, the three parentheses around “members of Congresss [sic]” in the description is an anti-Semitic symbol used subliminally to refer to Jewish people.”

Omar has been at the center of controversy for weeks now due to her anti-Semitic rhetoric.

In February, Pelosi and a number of Democrats released a joint statement rebuking Omar after she implied pro-Israel advocacy group, AIPAC, paid off members of Congress for their support.

“Congresswoman Omar’s use of anti-Semitic tropes and prejudicial accusations about Israel’s supporters is deeply offensive. We condemn these remarks and we call upon Congresswoman Omar to immediately apologize for these hurtful comments,” the statement said.

Earlier this month, Rep. Engel slammed Omar for her comments claiming that lawmakers who support Israel “hold an allegiance to a foreign country.”

In a statement, Engel called on Omar to retract her statement and apologize, calling her remarks “deeply offensive,” “unacceptable,” and “hurtful.”

Tlaib Botches Trump Impeachment Statement: “Oh My God, What is the Expression?”

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) botched a recent announcement where she said she plans to file articles of impeachment against President Trump.

As CNSNews points out, while speaking with protesters outside of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office yesterday, Tlaib appeared lost for words when trying to explain the process.

“Later on this month, I will be joining folks and advocates across the country to file the impeachment, um, ah, um, oh, my God, what is the expression?

“The resolution – I’m sorry, I’m not in the Michigan legislature, ah, impeachment resolution to start the impeachment proceedings.”

Tlaib has been obsessing over impeaching Trump ever since she was sworn into office.

The congresswoman made headlines in January after she went on an expletive-laden rant vowing to impeach the president.

“People love you and you win. And when your son looks at you and says, ‘Momma, look you won. Bullies don’t win.’ And I said, ‘Baby, they don’t, because we’re gonna go in there and we’re gonna impeach the motherf***er.’”