IRS chief: Blame rotten customer service and data hacks on Obamacare – Washington Examiner

Both cybersecurity and customer service at the Internal Revenue Service have suffered because of Obamacare, the agency’s head said in remarks to Congress on Thursday. “Congress, as I noted in my testimony, has underfunded … the Affordable Care Act,” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told a panel of the House Appropriations Committee. “That does not remove […]

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Exclusive: Former Obama Defense Intel Chief Says Hillary Should ‘Step Down’ – The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama’s former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) believes Hillary Clinton should drop out of the presidential race to clear the way for the probe of her private email server by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn (Ret.) […]

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Lawmaker Says He’s ‘Never Read Anything That’s More Sensitive’ Than Information In Hillary’s ‘Top Secret’ Emails – The Daily Caller

A member of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that he has “never read anything that’s more sensitive” than the contents of the “Top Secret” Hillary Clinton emails identified by the State Department last week. Utah Rep. Chris Stewart also said during an interview with Fox New’s “America’s Newsroom” that there are “actually more” than […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Secret Fed Docs Show Obama Misled Congress, Public During Debt Limit Crises – The Daily Caller

Federal Reserve Bank of New York officials secretly conducted real-time exercises during the 2011 and 2013 debt-limit crisis that demonstrated the federal government could function during a temporary shutdown by prioritizing spending, even as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew publicly claimed many times that such efforts were “unworkable,” according to a new report by the House Financial […]

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22 Hillary Clinton emails declared ‘top secret’ by State Dept. – Politico

A new batch of just over 900 messages released Friday contains 11 deemed ‘secret’. The furor over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account grew more serious for the Democratic presidential front-runner Friday as the State Department designated 22 of the messages from her account “top secret.” It was the first time State has […]

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State to release some Clinton emails on Friday; thousands still delayed – The Hill

The State Department on Friday will release roughly 2,000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails, but will delay the final batch of messages until after voters go to the polls in early primary states. In a court filing late on Thursday evening, the department insisted that it “regrets” its inability to publish the final 7,000 pages […]

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Gowdy: ‘Eye-Opening’ And ‘Surprising’ Results To Come Soon From Benghazi Investigation – The Daily Caller

Chairman of the Benghazi Select Committee Trey Gowdysays the results of the Committee will be “eye-opening” and “surprising.” Appearing on the Hugh Hewitt Show on Monday, Hewiit asked Gowdy, “Do you believe the question has been asked and answered adequately, yet, as to whether or not assets were proximate and available that night to come […]

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Report: Emails At The Highest Classification Levels Found On Hillary’s Private Server – The Daily Caller

Hillary Clinton’s private server housed emails containing information at an even higher classification level than previously believed, Intelligence Community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III has found. According to Fox News, McCullough informed the heads of two congressional committees in an unclassified Jan. 14 letter that his agency had discovered “several dozen” classified emails, including messages containing what’s known […]

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Bombshell Email Shows Hillary Instructed Adviser To Strip Markings From Sensitive Talking Points – The Daily Caller

On June 16, 2011, Hillary Clinton’s top foreign policy adviser, Jake Sullivan, was having trouble sending his boss a list of talking points that contained sensitive — and possibly classified — information. Sullivan told Clinton there were issues “sending secure fax,” an email released by the State Department early Friday shows. So Clinton offered a […]

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Benghazi Soldiers Say They Believe Victims’ Families — And Not Hillary — In Dispute About Video Conversation – The Daily Caller

Three members of the security team who responded to the attack on the Benghazi annex on Sept. 11, 2012 say that they believe the families of the four Americans killed that day when they say that then-Sec. of State Hillary Clinton blamed an anti-Muslim video for the attacks during private conversations. Clinton has denied claims […]

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President Obama’s Top Ten Constitutional Violations of 2015 – Nation Review

As we approach the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency, there isn’t much that the president can do to change people’s opinion of him, for better or worse. His legacy, barring some extraordinary occurrence — including an extraterrestrial one, as the holiday advertising blitz for the new Independence Day movie reminds us — is baked […]

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Hillary’s Debate Fact-Check Request Backfires

When Hillary Clinton urged viewers of Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate to vet her claim about donations she’s received from Wall Street, she may not have expected people to take her literally. That’s because a check of OpenSecrets.org — which Clinton said supports her contention — shows that the Democratic frontrunner has received more campaign contributions from […]

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GOP Sells America Down the River – RushLimbaugh.com

BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The country was just sold down the river again by your very Republican Party. I have a headline here from the Washington Times:  “White House Declares Total Victory Over GOP in Budget Battle.” That headline’s a misnomer.  There was never a battle.  None of this was opposed.  The Republican Party didn’t stand […]

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2,200 pages, $1.8 trillion, dead of night – Politico

What’s really in the year-end tax and spending bill? Congress released more than 2,200 pages of legislation in the dead of night — containing $1.1 trillion in spending, about $680 billion in tax cuts and a string of other policy changes. Both the fossil fuel and alternative energy industries can count themselves as winners, following […]

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Why Did the CIA Meet With Michael Bay? – The Daily Beast

The action director’s new film tells the story of the Benghazi attack based on a book that made the CIA look bad, but he also had a hush-hush meeting with the agency. When the Central Intelligence Agency met with party-boy, explosion-obsessed Hollywood filmmaker Michael Bay earlier this year, the agency said it was on a matter […]

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Hillary Clinton’s most repugnant lie – Washington Post

Liar, liar, pantsuit on fire: Hillary Clinton still insists she didn’t tell the grieving families of the Benghazi victims that an anti-Islam video was to blame. Yet family members say she said just that, three days after the attack, at the Sept. 14, 2012, ceremony at Andrews Air Force base. George Stephanopoulos asked her Sunday […]

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New Clinton Email Shows Pentagon Had Forces Ready To Respond To Benghazi Attack – The Daily Caller

American military forces were available for a rescue operation not long after the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, came under attack by terrorists Sept. 11, 2012, according to an email to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s closest aides. The Sept. 11, 2012, email was sent at 7:19 p.m. EST by then-Department of Defense […]

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Feds Gave Sweetheart Deal to Firm Linked To Medical Data Fraud – The Daily Caller

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell awarded a rarely used open-ended sole-source contract to a firm whose corporate owners were embroiled in a $400 million fraudulent medical data scheme that cheated doctors and consumers, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation. The company Burwell selected is Optum Labs, which is part of United […]

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Gov’t Watchdog: HUD’s Financial Books Are Impossible To Audit – The Daily Caller

A government watchdog says it can’t audit billions in Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) spending because the agency’s financial books are kept so poorly. HUD’s financial statements and systems are missing records, inaccurate and sometimes even violated federal laws, according to a HUD inspector general report released Monday. Included among the programs with useless […]

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Oh My: Hillary Now Trails Six Different Republicans in New National Poll – Townhall.com

Rubio’s up eight, Jeb’s up six, Trump and Carson are up five, Cruz is up four, and Christie’s up three. Fiorina is tied with Hillary, at 42 percent apiece. The sample is R+1 — perhaps a bit generous — but Hillary’s fundamentals remain terrible, including a dead-last (38/58) ‘honest and trustworthy’ score among the field.  And it’s […]

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Email Reveals Top Aide Huma Abedin Warning State Department Staffer That Hillary Clinton Is “Often Confused” – Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released more than 35 pages of emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin revealing that Abedin advised Clinton aide and frequent companion Monica Hanley that it was “very important” to go over phone calls with Clinton because the former Secretary of State was “often confused.”  […]

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More Hillary Clinton emails expected today in first installment since 11-hour Benghazi grilling – but State Department aide says ‘We have better things to do!’ – Daily Mail

Today marks the fifth of eight monthly email releases ordered by a federal judge; last one will come in January, three days before the Iowa Caucuses As of Friday afternoon the State Department is expected to have published a little more than half of the total it received from Clinton a year ago  A State Dept. […]

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Benghazi Victims’ Family Members BLAST Clinton After Hearing – The Daily Caller

Family members of two of the four Americans murdered during the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi had harsh words for Hillary Clinton following her testimony in front of the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Thursday. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Kate Quigley, the sister of CIA contractor Glen Doherty, recalled a […]

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Stakes high for Clinton, GOP as Benghazi takes center stage – My Way News

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of buildup, Hillary Rodham Clinton finally takes center stage as the star witness in the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for president, testifies from a position of political strength as her potential rival for the nomination, Vice President Joe Biden, announced […]

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Source: FBI probe of Clinton email focused on ‘gross negligence’ provision – Fox News

Three months after Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address and server while secretary of state was referred to the FBI, an intelligence source familiar with the investigation tells Fox News that the team is now focused on whether there were violations of an Espionage Act subsection pertaining to “gross negligence” in the safekeeping […]

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You won’t believe the price tag for all that free stuff offered by Dem candidates at the debate – The American Thinker

Any time you get a bunch of Democrats together in the same room, it is recommended that you grab hold of your wallet tightly and lock up the family silver. You also might want to hide your wife and daughters – just to be safe. The Democratic presidential candidates who took the stage for their […]

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Hillary Clinton Won (But It Won’t Always Be This Way) – National Journal

The Democratic front-runner’s performance was as good as it was dishonest. Hil­lary Clin­ton won. She won be­cause she’s a strong de­bater. She won be­cause Bernie Sanders is not. She won be­cause the first Demo­crat­ic pres­id­en­tial de­bate fo­cused on lib­er­al policies—and not her email scan­dal or char­ac­ter. The em­battled front-run­ner won her­self a news cycle or […]

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Second IT firm agrees to give Clinton’s server data to FBI – McClatchyDC

Hillary Clinton hired a Connecticut company to back up her emails on a “cloud” storage system, and her lawyers have agreed to turn whatever it contains over to the FBI, a personal familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The disclosure came as a Republican Senate committee chairman, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, also asked the firm […]

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A visibly angry Hillary Clinton just went off on Republicans for their Benghazi investigation – Business Insider

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unloaded on Congress’ Benghazi investigation during a Monday morning interview on the “Today” show. A visibly angry Clinton tore into the Republican-led Select Committee on Benghazi when she was asked how she would react to hypothetical GOP leaders facing scrutiny over their own government email use. “Look at the situation […]

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Hillary’s FBI nightmare – Politico

If the feds have Clinton’s personal emails, too, some of them are bound to come out — exactly as she feared. The next question in the Hillary Clinton email matter is who will force the FBI to release any documents it may have retrieved from the 2016 presidential candidate’s homemade server — Congress or the […]

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Hillary, DNC face pressure to add debates – Politico

The increasingly public rift between Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others in her party’s leadership over the number of presidential debates is threatening to become more than just embarrassing to the DNC. It’s spelling trouble for Hillary Clinton, the faltering front-runner who can’t afford to look like she’s being protected by party […]

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Hillary’s Email Apology: Four Sentences, Four Clever Falsehoods – Politico

Hillary Clinton has finally, partially, thrown in the towel on her private email server, making a public apology Tuesday night where she admitted that she should have kept separate her public and private email accounts from the beginning. But even Clinton’s apology is actually filled with information that is misleading– or even known to be […]

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Sorry For What, Hillary? – National Journal

Apologies aren’t answers to these 19 questions Clinton must answer. I’m sorry about that,” Hil­lary Rod­ham Clin­ton said six years after seiz­ing con­trol of gov­ern­ment email and after six months of deny­ing wrong­do­ing. Just this week, it took three dif­fer­ent in­ter­views in four days for her to beg the puni­est of par­dons: “I do think […]

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Democrat Who Wants To Disband Benghazi Committee Has Attended Just One Of 45 Interviews – The Daily Caller

A Democratic member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi is calling for an end to the investigative body, but Republicans are hitting back hard, pointing out that the lawmaker, Adam Schiff, has largely served “in absentia,” attending only one of 45 interviews the committee has conducted. Schiff, from California, issued the call to disband the […]

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Exposed! Libya Security Briefs, Algeria Hostage Info & More — Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K – RadarOnline

Just as email-gate looked to be winding down, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned a person claiming to be a computer specialist has come forward with the stunning news that 32,000 emails from Hillary Clinton‘s private email account are up for sale. The price tag — a whopping $500,000! Promising to give the trove of the former […]

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The 21 Hillary Clinton emails you must read – Politico

From the hPad’s arrival to Sid Blumenthal’s rant on Boehner, these are the gems in the latest batch of Hillary’s emails. The State Department’s largest release to date of Hillary Clinton’s emails provided a deeper look into the former secretary of state’s thinking on major political events, revealed the extent to which longtime confidant Sidney […]

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State to release largest batch of Clinton emails so far – Politico

The roiling controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state looks likely to intensify Monday with the State Department set to release the largest batch of her messages made public thus far. The sheer size of the planned posting on the State Department’s website—at least 6,106 pages, according to […]

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Judge Tells IRS It Can’t Hide White House Emails – The Daily Caller

White House emails to the IRS about individual tax returns cannot be exempted by the embattled agency under the Freedom of Information Act, a federal judge ruled Friday. United States District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Section 6103 of the tax code does not justify the IRS from […]

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Martin O’Malley Rails at Democrats for Debate Schedule ‘Rigged’ to Aid Hillary Clinton – New York Times

MINNEAPOLIS – Martin O’Malley had one clear chance to make waves within the Democratic National Committee, and he seized it, delivering a fiery speech Friday that condemned his party’s leadership for what he called a process “rigged” to help Hillary Rodham Clinton — namely, curtailing the number of presidential primary debates. Accusing party leaders of […]

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Democratic insiders: Joe Biden won’t run – Politico

Eight out of 10 early-state Democrats think the VP will decide against challenging Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary. The vast majority of Democratic insiders from the early states don’t believe Joe Biden will run for president, despite evidence that he is seriously considering a 2016 bid. That’s the assessment of the POLITICO Caucus, our […]

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First on CNN: Biden meets with Warren in Washington – CNN

Washington (CNN)Vice President Joe Biden met privately with Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Saturday in his residence at the Naval Observatory, CNN has learned, another sign he is seriously deciding whether to jump into the Democratic presidential race. Warren and Biden discussed economic policy during a meeting that lasted about two hours, a person familiar with […]

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Exclusive: Dozens of Clinton emails were classified from the start, U.S. rules suggest – Reuters

For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids. While the department is now stamping a few dozen of the publicly released emails as “Classified,” it […]

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Clinton aides’ BlackBerrys likely destroyed – The Hill

State Department BlackBerry devices issued to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin have likely been destroyed or sold off, the department said in a court filing on Wednesday. Mills and Abedin “were each issued BlackBerry devices,” department Executive Secretary Joseph Macmanus wrote in the filing. The department, however, “has […]

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Hillary shrugs off question about whether she ‘wiped’ her server clean – ‘What, like with a cloth or something?’ – as she insists ‘I did not send classified material’ on her secret email account- Daily Mail

Clinton told reporters she is sure she never sent or received ‘material that was marked or designated classified’ through her private email account  Such a marking or stamp, she said, ‘is the way you know whether something is’ classified An aide to a Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee fired back:  The way you […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Hillary’s email firm was run from a loft apartment with its servers in the BATHROOM, raising new questions over security of sensitive messages she held – Daily Mail

Democratic White House front-runner used Platte River Networks of Denver, Colorado, to maintain her controversial ‘home brew’ server Up to 60 emails with classified material have been found in a sample of those she did not delete – meaning there could be many more Now Daily Mail Online reveals new questions over security of her […]

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Bob Woodward: Clinton emails ‘reminds me of the Nixon tapes’ – Washington Examiner

Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward on Monday compared the email controversy engulfing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Woodward, who through his reporting helped break open the Watergate scandal, said it’s at least suspicious that Clinton’s emails from her tenure as secretary of state […]

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‘Top Secret’ emails found as Clinton probe expands to key aides – McClatchyDC

WASHINGTON – As pressure builds on Hillary Clinton to explain her official use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, she faced new complications Tuesday. It was disclosed her top aides are being drawn into a burgeoning federal inquiry and that two emails on her private account have been classified as “Top Secret.” The […]

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FBI looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail setup – Washington Post

The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, according to two government officials. Also last week, the FBI contacted Clinton’s lawyer, David Ken­dall, with questions about the security of a thumb drive in his […]

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Cable news hammers Hillary Clinton – Washington Examiner

Is the summer of media love over for Hillary Clinton? Cable news was not at all kind to the former secretary of state Monday, as the she was dinged on multiple fronts for being supposedly out of touch and unauthentic — and all of this as rumors circulate that she may have a serious 2016 […]

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The Hillary Email Scandal Just Saw Its ‘Most Significant Legal Development To Date’ – The Daily Caller

A federal judge has ordered Hillary Clinton and two of her top aides at the State Department, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, to attest, under penalty of perjury, that they have turned over all official government records in their possession. U.S. District Court judge Emmett Sullivan issued the bombshell ruling late Friday, hours after the […]

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