Former Bush 43 Special Counsel: Hatch Act Could Be Used to Prosecute Biden DOJ and DHS Officials for 2024 Election Interference
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by Michael Patrick Leahy
1h ago
Scott J. Bloch, Special Counsel of the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) under former President George W. Bush from 2003 to 2008, told The Tennessee Star on Saturday that a a provision of the 1939 Hatch Act, now codified as 18 U.S.C. 595, could be used to prosecute Biden Administration Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security officials for election interference and affecting the 2024 election ..read more
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Beacon Center Details the ‘Downright Inexcusably Awful’ Parts of the Nashville Mayor’s Transportation Plan
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by Matthew Giffin
7h ago
Nashville's Beacon Center, a politically conservative think tank, explained the "downright inexcusably awful" portions of Nashville Mayor Freddie O'Connell's mass transportation plan Choose How You Move in an analysis published Friday. Choose How You Move is a $3.1 billion mass transportation plan proposed by O'Connell that would upgrade nearly 600 traffic signals, build or upgrade 86 miles of sidewalks, provide 24/7 public transportation, and more features planned to be funded by a half-cent sales tax increase. The plan fell under criticism by political conservatives who have argued Choose Ho ..read more
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Poll: Three in Four Fear Artificial Intelligence Abuse in Presidential Election
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by The Center Square
7h ago
More than 3 in 4 Americans fear abuses of artificial intelligence will affect the 2024 presidential election, and many are not confident they can detect faked photos, videos or audio. AI & Politics '24, led by Lee Rainie and Jason Husser at Elon University, found 78 percent believe it is likely artificial intelligence will be abused to impact the outcome between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. There are 39 percent who believe artificial intelligence will hurt the election process, and just 5 percent believe it will help ..read more
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Far-Left DEI Consultant Founds Anti-Gun Group in Tennessee
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by Peter D'Abrosca
1d ago
A far-left activist and DEI consultant ha launched an anti-gun political action committee (PAC). Heather Gee-Thomas, whose LinkedIn profile describes her as an "Entrepreneur, DE&I Consultant [and] Activist/Advocate (Equality and Justice)," founded the Tennessee Mom PAC ..read more
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Attorneys Tell CNN Trump Defense ‘Knocked’ Michael Cohen Down and Put Him ‘On the Mat’
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by Admin
2d ago
CNN legal analyst Joey Jackson and criminal defense attorney Bill Brennan, who previously represented former President Donald Trump, said that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s star witness Michael Cohen experienced a beatdown on Thursday. Cohen, who previously represented Trump, testified under cross-examination again Thursday, with legal commentators raising the prospect the witness committed perjury. Jackson and Brennan agreed on “CNN News Central” that Cohen’s testimony was brutal for the witness and that Trump’s defense attorney Todd Blanch made significant progress during the cro ..read more
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Nashville Transit Plan Approved by Audit, Mayor O’Connell Says in State of Metro Address
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by Matthew Giffin
2d ago
Nashville Mayor Freddie O'Connell announced in his first State of Metro address on Tuesday that his Choose How You Move mass transit plan passed a required independent audit. O'Connell's mass transportation plan Choose How You Move includes public transportation available 24/7, almost 600 upgraded traffic signals, 86 miles of sidewalks, and other features, all proposed to be funded by a half-cent sales tax. The plan must meet certain requirements under Tennessee's IMPROVE Act, like the independent audit, before being considered by Nashville voters on a November ballot ..read more
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Republicans Sound Alarm on RNC Security, Secret Service Turns Deaf Ear
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by Admin
2d ago
Republican lawmakers have approached the U.S. Secret Service with concerns about security issues at July's Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but Secret Service has so far been unwilling to compromise, sources told the Daily Caller. "We have identified a critical flaw with the Security Perimeter that creates an elevated and untenable safety risk to the attending public," counsel to the Republican National Committee Todd R. Steggerda wrote to Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle in April ..read more
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Biden Invokes Executive Privilege to Prevent Release of Recording with Special Counsel Hur
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by Just the News
2d ago
President Joe Biden on Thursday claimed the recording of his interview with Special Counsel Robert Hur about his retention of classified documents should not be released due to executive privilege just hours before House Republicans were set to move toward holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for not releasing the recordings. The Justice Department's Legal Counsel Office said the recording should be considered protected by executive privilege, and Garland should not be punished for not releasing it, Associate Attorney General Carlos Uriatre said ..read more
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Georgia Voters Tell MSNBC Trump’s Legal Issues Make Them ‘Support Him More’
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by Admin
2d ago
Republican voters in Georgia told MSNBC in a segment aired on Wednesday that former president Donald Trump's legal battles have made them more passionate about voting for him. A recent poll shows Trump beating Biden by 9 percent in Georgia even as he faces an election interference case in the state among other legal issues, such as an ongoing trial in New York. The voters told MSNBC the cases have increased their support for Trump as it seems like persecution to them, with the former president appearing to be a fighter ..read more
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Tariff Proponents Say U.S. Needs Trade Fairness, but Critics Warn Costs of American Goods Will Rise
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by Just the News
2d ago
President Joe Biden held a press conference Tuesday extolling the tariffs on Chinese products — including steel, aluminum, electric vehicles, solar panels and semiconductors — he is rolling out. The president argued that China aggressively subsidizes the products America imports, which makes it difficult for U.S. businesses to compete. "Back in 2000, when cheap steel from China began to flood the market, U.S. steel towns across Pennsylvania and Ohio were hit hard," Biden said ..read more
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