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News and Headlines. 6/27/2017


WOW, another big News day. “Let’s Roll”. You’ve probably seen it by now but got start with this one.  (NEW YORK)“Project Veritas has released a video of CNN Producer John Bonifield who was caught on hidden-camera admitting that there is no proof to CNN’s Russia narrative.

“I mean, it’s mostly bullshit right now,” Bonifield says. “Like, we don’t have any giant proof.”

He confirms that the driving factor at CNN is ratings: “It’s a business, people are like the media has an ethical phssssss… All the nice cutesy little ethics that used to get talked about in journalism school you’re just like, that’s adorable. That’s adorable. This is a business.” More here.> NEW VERITAS VIDEO: American Pravda: CNN

Published on Jun 26, 2017

“In the recent video footage obtained by Project Veritas, John Bonifield a Sr. Producer at CNN, admits to several beliefs that are in direct conflict with the official CNN narrative that Trump has colluded with Russia, and that Russia has interfered with the 2016 election. Bonifield expresses clear doubts that there is a fire behind the Russia smoke, stating,” American Pravda: CNN Producer Says Russia Narrative “bullsh*t”

In The News:

Trump on CNN retraction: ‘What about all the other phony stories they do?

Missed this one in May, “TV personality Martha Stewart has caused a stir on social media with a photo of herself flipping off a portrait of President Donald Trump.

Stewart attended the Friesz Art Fair in New York City, where Andres Serrano’s portraits of Snoop Dogg and Trump were placed in a corner next to each other, Mashable reports. Stewart posed for a picture between the two portraits, smiling and crossing her arms with two different hand gestures for the two men.” More here.> Martha Steward Outrages Americans With ‘Disrespectful’ Trump Pic. Did She Go Too Far? (Photo)

Fake News Meltdown at CNN: Retractions, Resignations and Outbursts

“A Maryland reporter upset over President Trump’s “fake news” accusations lashed out at Sarah Huckabee Sanders during Tuesday’s press briefing.

Sanders was responding to a question from Charlie Spiering of Breitbart News about the CNN editors forced to resign over an inaccurate Trump-Russia story when she was interrupted.

Brian Karem, of the Prince Georges County Sentinel, appeared incensed by the press secretary’s claims and jumped in.” Article and Video here.> ‘You’re Inflaming Everybody’: Reporter Lashes Out at Huckabee Sanders Over ‘Fake News’

“You’re inflaming everybody right now with those words,” Karem, a former “America’s Most Wanted” correspondent, interrupted.

CHICAGO (AP) — “Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.” More here.> 3 CHICAGO POLICE OFFICERS INDICTED IN LAQUAN MCDONALD CASE

“Colorado police are using Snapchat to find a group of suspects who allegedly attacked and robbed a man, then posted videos on the social media platform showing their giddy faces.” More here.> Snapchat crime: Mugging suspects post their faces on social media

UTAH WILDFIRE GROWS AS FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE CALIFORNIA BLAZES

California dad charged with murdering 5-year-old son denies knowing where boy is

NYC subway derailment injures at least 34

World News:

Huge ‘Petya’ ransomware attack hits Europe, sparks mass disruption

The Chernobyl nuclear power plant was hit by a cyberattack as Petya continues to spread

Ransomware attack targets 2,000 gov’t, private servers worldwide

Google Slapped With $2.7 Billion EU Fine Over Search Results

Ramadan 2017: The Bloodiest in Modern History — 1,627 Dead, 1,800 Wounded

South Korea police mobilized after conservatives confront anti-THAAD activists

Pentagon: Missile Threats Are Rising Around The World, Not Just In North Korea

U.S. says it saw preparations for possible Syria chemical attack

Government Corruption:

“Intelligence agencies are supplying the House Intelligence Committee with information about unmasking requests made by three former Obama administration officials, a spokesman for the committee chairman told THE WEEKLY STANDARD.” More here.> House Intel Committee Forges Ahead With Unmasking Investigation

“Secret memos show Trump adviser roiled bureau by intervening in agent’s discrimination case before he was targeted in Russia case.

The FBI launched a criminal probe against former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn two years after the retired Army general roiled the bureau’s leadership by intervening on behalf of a decorated counterterrorism agent who accused now-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe and other top officials of sexual discrimination, according to documents and interviews.

Flynn’s intervention on behalf of Supervisory Special Agent Robyn Gritz was highly unusual, and included a letter in 2014 on his official Pentagon stationary, a public interview in 2015 supporting Gritz’s case and an offer to testify on her behalf. His offer put him as a hostile witness in a case against McCabe, who was soaring through the bureau’s leadership ranks.” More here.> Did the FBI retaliate against Michael Flynn by launching Russia probe?

“Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is being investigated by the Office of U.S. Special Counsel for violating The Hatch Act that prohibits FBI agents from campaigning in partisan races.

The Office of U.S. Special Counsel, the government’s main whistleblower agency, is investigating whether FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s activities supporting his wife Jill’s Democratic campaign for Virginia state senate in 2015 violated the Hatch Act’s prohibition against FBI agents campaigning in partisan races.” More here.> The face of FBI politics: Bureau boss McCabe under Hatch Act investigation

Healthcare:

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “California health officials reported Tuesday that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in the nation’s most populous state.

The data was part of the California Department of Public Health’s first report on the law since it went into effect June 9, 2016.” More here.> State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging.

Copycat pills normally are much cheaper than original brand-name drugs. But in some cases, when a generic has no competition, companies have drastically increased prices.” More here.> FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

Commentary / Opinion:

Incase you missed it last night two interviews I really enjoyed on Tucker Carlson Tonight.

Does the rightful blame for Russia lie with … Obama?

Attkisson: Media no longer follows rules because of Trump

“It’s no wonder Putin thought he could meddle in the U.S. He had gotten away with everything else he tried.”

“Rather than asking why Obama didn’t do more to stop Russian meddling, the better question is why President Vladimir Putin thought he could get away with this interference in the first place. In every respect, the U.S. is more powerful than Russia. It has a much larger economy. Its military is superior. Its cyber capabilities are greater. Its diplomatic position is stronger. So why did Putin believe he could treat America like it was Estonia?

The answer is that Obama spent the first six years of his presidency turning a blind eye to Russian aggression.” More here.> Obama Choked on Russia Long Before the 2016 Election

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