FBI director could appear before lawmakers to explain Clinton decision

FBI Director James Comey took no questions after his bombshell announcement Tuesday that he would not recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton over her private email system, but he – and his boss – may soon answer to lawmakers. In saying he would not press the Justice Department to pursue an indictment against the likely…

State Department under fire for Clinton-related records delays

WASHINGTON –  Just five months before the presidential election, the State Department is under fire in courtrooms over its delays in turning over government files related to Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state. In one case, the agency warned it needed a 27-month delay, until October 2018, to turn over emails from Clinton’s former…

‘The USA Must Act’: Former Islamic State Sex Slave Tells Congress the Terror Group Must Be ‘Terminated’

A former sex slave of the Islamic State urged Congress Tuesday to fight the radical terrorist group with more fervency while at the same time offering condolences to the victims of the Orlando attack, which she said did not surprise her. Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman who escaped captivity in 2014, said, “The USA must…

DOJ releases some redacted transcripts of Orlando killer’s phone calls during massacre

House Speaker Paul Ryan called on the Obama administration Monday to “release the full, unredacted transcript” of the Orlando massacre gunman’s 911 calls, slamming the Justice Department’s censoring of all references to Islam as “preposterous.” The redacted transcripts of Omar Mateen’s calls to Orlando Police — made during his assault on the Pulse gay nightclub…

‘Islamic Refugee’ Arrested in New Mexico Town With Gas Pipeline Plans

In the wake of the Orlando attack, fighting the radicalization of U.S. citizens ought to remain a top priority for law enforcement agencies—but focus must not be lost on our porous U.S.-Mexico border. After all, it’s not just individuals looking for better employment opportunities that are making the trek North, terrorist organizations are also taking…

Trump, Clinton trade blows on terror and guns in wake of Orlando attack

While investigators try to piece together what led the Orlando gunman to carry out an unspeakable act of terror, the attack is upending the 2016 campaign debate as the two presumptive rivals go toe-to-toe on terror with two very different messages. In back-to-back speeches Monday, Donald Trump doubled down on his call for a Muslim…

Trump Renews Ban on Muslims: “We Can’t Afford to be Politically Correct Anymore”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has once again reminded Americans of his plans to place a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States from the Middle East. In a press release, Trump reminded us of Obama’s inability to say the words ‘radical Islam’ and called for him to step down.  He also warned that if we…

Former co-worker says Orlando gunman was ‘unhinged and unstable’, went on racist, misogynistic rants

The gunman who killed at least 50 people at an Orlando nightclub early Sunday was described by a former colleague as an “unhinged and unstable” person who repeatedly made racist, misogynist and homophobic remarks. Daniel Gilroy, a former police officer, worked as a security officer with G4S Security at the PGA Village complex in Port…

Houston Shooting

A gunman walked into an auto detailing shop in Houston Sunday morning and began shooting, killing another customer and putting the neighborhood on lockdown before being fatally shot by a SWAT officer, police said. Six others were injured, including two deputy constables who had been released from a local hospital as of late Sunday. Three…

IRS Employee Admits He Would Continue Targeting Conservative Groups: ‘That’s Just the Way It Is’

As the House Judiciary Committee moves forward with the first of two hearings examining whether IRS Commissioner John Koskinen should be impeached for misconduct Tuesday, it seems the mindset that targeting conservative groups is OK has not changed one bit among some employees at the agency. During a Washington Journal segment on C-SPAN, a self-identified IRS…

TRUMP 11

Donald Trump has released a list of 11 people who he would nominate to the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death if he is elected this November. Trump promised in March to eventually release a list of names. They are: Steven Colloton of Iowa Allison Eid of Colorado Raymond…