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Masters Gets More Support After McConnell Dumps Opportunity To Help Pick Up Arizona Senate Seat

The Federalist - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 18:17
Mark KellyThe six-figure ad buy in the Phoenix media market highlights Sen. Mark Kelly's role in a 50-50 chamber ushering in Joe Biden's agenda.

Tom Cotton: Border Crisis Is Biden's 'Deliberate Policy' Chosen by Design

Breitbart - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 18:16
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said Thursday on FNC's "The Faulkner Focus" that the large number of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border creating a strain on our immigration systems is the "deliberate policy" of President Joe Biden.

Kanye West says fathers should have equal say in how kids are raised after fight with Kim Kardashian

Daily Mail - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 18:12
Speaking in a new interview that aired on Good Morning America on Thursday, the 45-year-old rapper said he had been left 'hurt' by his former wife who he claims dictated the kids' schooling.

Conservatives Oppose Ted Cruz Censorship Amendment: This Is a 'Bad Bill'

Breitbart - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 18:06
Conservative members of the Senate Judiciary Committee disapprove of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) caving to the left in supporting the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) with the addition of his amendment, which ironically does nothing to guarantee protections against censorship of conservative platforms. Rather, it continues in facilitating it.

Facebook CEO, wife cited in alleged plot to sway 2020 presidential election in Biden's favor

Daily Mail - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:52
A conservative think tank has slapped Facebook officials Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan with a legal complaint, alleging that they helped to sway the 2020 election in President Biden's favor.

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen REFUSES to say if US teen opponent cheated with anal beads

Daily Mail - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:51
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen laughs off claims that US teen opponent who beat him in a shocking display uses anal beats to cheat - while giving a snarky comment about his coach.

Stacey Abrams Claims Heartbeats Of Unborn Children Are A ‘Manufactured Sound’ To Control Women

The Federalist - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:50
Stacey Abrams InterviewStacey Abrams claimed ultrasounds that enable parents to hear their baby's heartbeat are a plot to control women with 'manufactured sound.'

UK 'Black Studies' Prof: Queen 'Wanted to Be a Figurehead for White Supremacy'

Breitbart - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:42
Britain's late Queen Elizabeth II "wanted to be a figurehead for white supremacy and reap all the rewards", according to the country's inaugural professor of "Black Studies".

Tesla recalls more than 1 million vehicles over automatic window safety issue

UPI - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:36
Tesla informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday that it is recalling almost 1.1 million vehicles because of a possible safety issue with its automatic windows.

Former President Donald Trump could be allowed BACK on Facebook in time for the election

Daily Mail - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:30
Former President Donald Trump could be allowed to return to Facebook in time for the 2024 election season.

SWAMP: Federal Court Rejects Trump’s Special Master Review, Instead Trusting FBI Completely

Geller Report - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:30

Trusting the FBI completely” – arguably the least trustworthy federal agency. DC is a swamp.

No justice, no peace.”

Federal Court Rejects Trump’s Special Master Review, Instead Trusting FBI Completely

By: Margot Cleveland, The Federalist, September 22, 2022:

Rather than continue to fight this losing and expensive battle, Trump should pivot to the midterms and take his case to the public.

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dashed former President Donald Trump’s hopes that his attorneys could review the 100 documents marked classified that the FBI seized during a raid of his Mar-a-Lago home. Wednesday’s decision by the federal appellate court came just one day after the special master indicated no such review would take place absent evidence that Trump had declassified those documents.

While Trump could still seek intervention by the Supreme Court, given the special master’s unwillingness to give Trump’s legal team access to the documents that the FBI maintains have classification markings, Trump should drop his case and pivot to the midterms — and let the public decide whether Democrats have weaponized the Department of Justice to target the former president.

Wednesday’s decision by the 11th Circuit turned the tables on Trump, who less than one week ago appeared to have scored two huge victories in his fight to have an independent special master review the documents and items seized by the FBI during an August 8, 2022 raid of his home. The first win appeared to come when Judge Aileen Cannon appointed Trump’s preferred candidate to serve as special master, Raymond Dearie.

The second victory came from Judge Cannon’s rejection of the DOJ’s request to put on hold her earlier ruling that, pending a special master’s review of the material, the government could not use the documents seized as part of its criminal investigation. The DOJ had limited its request for a stay to only those 100-some documents that the government claimed bore classification markings.

On Friday, the DOJ filed a motion to stay with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, asking the appellate court to stay Judge Cannon’s order, but again, only to the extent that her order barred the government from using the 100-some documents that purportedly bore classification markings for criminal investigative purposes. The DOJ also objected to providing those documents to Special Master Dearie for his review. The 11th Circuit expedited consideration of the DOJ’s motion to stay, directing Trump to respond to the motion by Tuesday at noon.

Tuesday proved significant for another reason, with Dearie, a former FISA court judge and current senior federal judge in New York, holding his first public hearing with the parties. During that hearing, the special master indicated that unless Trump presented evidence to the court that he had declassified the 100-some documents, there was no basis for Trump’s attorneys to review that material. Dearie also suggested Trump’s attorneys would not be receiving security clearance in the near term, which would also limit their ability to review the documents of concern.

The former president’s attorneys countered that “until they see the documents, Trump’s legal team was not in a position to fully disclose their defense or specifically address the declassification issue.” While acknowledging “that there was a legal strategy at play,” Judge Dearie stressed that, “if the government gives me prima facia evidence that these are classified documents, and you, for whatever reason, decide not to advance any claim of declassification, I’m left with a prima facia case of classified documents, and as far as I’m concerned, that’s the end of it.”

Following Tuesday’s hearing, Trump and his attorneys had some tough decisions to make concerning whether to present evidence of declassification to Special Master Dearie. But the 11th Circuit’s order on Wednesday removed the decision from Trump’s hands when the three-judge panel granted the DOJ’s requested stay.

Obama Judge Robin Rosenbaum and Trump appointees Britt Grant and Andrew Brasher issued the unsigned 29-page opinion for the court that concluded the government would likely succeed on its claim that Judge Cannon erred in prohibiting the United States from using the “classified records in its criminal investigation and to require the United States to submit the marked classified documents to a special master for review.” Here, the court found dispositive the fact that there was no evidence that the DOJ had displayed a callous disregard for Trump’s constitutional rights.

The 11th Circuit nonetheless added that Trump failed to show he had “an individual interest in or need for any of the one-hundred documents with classification markings.” Further, even if the documents had been declassified, Trump still hadn’t shown why he had a personal interest in the documents, the court reasoned.

Disney's 'Andor' Actress Says Her Performance was Inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Liz Cheney

Breitbart - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:28
The actress who plays Mon Mothma in the new Disney+ Star Wars series "Andor" said her performance was inspired by real-world female politicians, including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Liz Cheney (R-WY).

Harry Styles 'constantly on his guard' after star's infatuated stalker broke into his London home

Daily Mail - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:20
Harry Styles' stalker, Pablo Orero Taragaza, 29, broke into his home in February while the singer was upstairs. She has a restraining order after being convicted of stalking Styles in 2019.

Californian woman, 33, finds out she has 'grapefruit sized' cysts on ovaries

Daily Mail - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:17
Farren Bay, now 33, had been struggling with periods that were so painful it felt like 'my insides were being ripped apart' for years. She was eventually diagnosed with endometriosis.

Matthew McConaughey: I'd Be 'Arrogant Not to' Consider Running for President

Breitbart - Thu, 09/22/2022 - 17:09
Actor Matthew McConaughey, who made headlines earlier this year for loudly pushing gun control from Joe Biden's White House, said he would "be arrogant not to" consider running for President of the United States at the annual Dreamforce convention in San Francisco, California, on Tuesday.

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