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Mueller report refrences Russian twitter account that posted pro-Sanders and anti-Clinton material

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From volume 1, page 29 of the report:

>The IRA operated individualized Twitter accounts similar to the operation of its Facebook accounts, by continuously posting original content to the accounts while also communicating with U.S. Twitter users directly (through public tweeting or Twitter's private messaging).

>The IRA used many of these accounts to attempt to influence U.S. audiences on the
election. Individualized accounts used to influence the U.S. presidential election included @TEN_ GOP ( described above); @jenn _ abrams ( claiming to be a Virginian Trump supporter with 70,000 followers); @Pamela_Moore13 (claiming to be a Texan Trump supporter with 70,000 followers); and @America:__Ist_ (an anti-immigration persona with 24,000 followers).

The following is footnote 67 of volume 1, which can be found on page 29:

>Other individualized accounts included @MissouriNewsUS (an account with 3,800 followers that posted pro-Sanders and anti-Clinton material).

The Internet Research Agency (IRA) is a Russian entity based in Saint Petersburg and funded by Concord that engaged in an "active measures" social media campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

The redacted version of the Mueller report is available at this link: https://www.justice.gov/storage/report.pdf
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Sanders BTFOs Fox News "Anchors"

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The anti Sanders shills are spamming fake articles on the board to distract you from Sanders' evisceration of cheap conservative low blow tactices

"Bernie Sanders’s Fox News town hall, which aired Monday night, showed that contrary to the belief of many of his detractors (and some of his supporters), the Vermont senator really does have more than one rhetorical mode."

"There was the mode he used for the town hall part, and the mode he used for the Fox News part — represented by anchors Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum, who liberally interspersed questions from the audience with questions of their own"

"When speaking directly to audience members or to the TV audience watching at home, Sanders was sincere and open. When asked about President Donald Trump, he spoke with emotion about how he hoped everyone could agree a “pathological liar” should not be president; in his closing statement, he practically begged for more comity in the country, without backing off his insistence that the rich need to do more to provide for working families."

"When speaking to Baier and MacCallum, however — or, in a couple of moments, directly to the Fox News-watcher-in-chief — Sanders was as prickly as you’d expect. “The president watches your network a bit, right?” he needled. He hectored the hosts for making more money than he did. He huffed that he’d give fair answers only if asked fair questions."

"The uncomfortable dynamic between Sanders and the hosts occasionally served to sharpen intellectual differences. Early in the hourlong town hall, Baier asked whether Sanders’ millionaire status (earned, he said, by the success of his recent book) proved that capitalism worked; Bernie tartly responded “no,” then, after a pause, launched into a mini-lecture about the obligation to ensure a minimum standard of living for the least wealthy in America."

https://www.vox.com/2019/4/15/18323347/bernie-sanders-town-hall-fox-news-bret-baier
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US study confirms deep red states rely heavily on wealth redistribution from blue states

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States that voted Democrat in 2016 generally rely less on federal funding than Republican states, according to a study by WalletHub.

The analysis looked at the return on taxes paid to the federal government, the share of federal jobs, and federal funding as a share of state revenue.

Thirteen out of the top 15 states found to be most dependent on the federal government voted for President Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Ten out of the 15 least dependent states voted for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

‘No ranking like this is ever going to be perfect’

“Obviously, no ranking like this is ever going to be perfect,” Stan Veuger, an economist at the American Enterprise Institute, told Yahoo Finance. “Some things you can definitely say, like where the states that have the highest per capita income or pay the most in taxes.”

But “it’s not really true across the board,” Veuger said. “Virginia is a blue state and obviously has a lot of federal contractors and a lot of federal money … It obviously relies heavily on what the federal government does.”

According to WalletHub’s analysis, Virginia receives the second-highest amount of federal contracts while ranking federal funding as a share of state revenue. And given that WalletHub weighted federal funding four times more than share of federal jobs, Virginia is one of the least-dependent states on the federal government.

‘Poor states receive more federal funding through Medicaid’

WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez explained that “federal funding as a percentage of state revenue was calculated as states’ intergovernmental revenue from the federal government divided by the states’ general revenue..”

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/states-dependent-federal-government-180735773.html

Polacks BEATING & BURNING long-nosed jews

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>A straw-filled effigy of Judas, which is made as a caricature of a Jewish person with a long nose, is hanged on Thursday next to the local church and stays there overnight. On Friday, a mock trial is held, after which locals drag the effigy along the streets as children run after it and beat it with long sticks representing the 30 silver pieces.

>The World Jewish Congress has condemned it in a statement on Sunday.

“Jews are deeply disturbed by this ghastly revival of medieval anti-Semitism that led to unimaginable violence and suffering,” CEO Robert Singer said. “We can only hope that the Church and other institutions will do their best to overcome these frightful prejudices which are a blot on Poland’s good name.”


https://www.rt.com/news/457218-polish-rite-judas-effigy/
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Elizabeth Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

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Democrat Elizabeth "Pocahontas" Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field.

The Massachusetts senator says the proposal unveiled Monday would eliminate almost all student loan debt for 42 million Americans, canceling $50,000 in debt for each person with household income under $100,000. According to Warren's description of the plan in a piece to be posted on Medium, the debt cancellation proposal would create a one-time cost to the federal government of $640 billion.

Many in the growing field of Democratic candidates have proposed reforming the nation's student loan programs, including dramatic restructuring of existing refinancing structures, but Warren appears to be the first to propose flat-out debt cancellation. Warren and others in the field, including Sens. Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris, are backing the Debt-Free College Act , a bill that would cover all costs for students attending a public college without necessitating loans.

Among Warren's other proposals is elimination of tuition and fees for two- and four-year public college degree programs, as well as a $100 billion investment in Pell Grants, a federal aid program that requires no payback.

https://www.azfamily.com/news/us_world_news/elizabeth-warren-unveils-billion-college-debt-forgiveness-plan/article_a91df9f6-056a-52f2-ad27-cd280e65827e.html
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NM Gov. Tells Militia to Stop Doing Her Job

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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/no-authority-new-mexico-governor-tells-militia-to-stop-arresting-migrants-at-border/ar-BBW70of?ocid=spartandhp

>New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday lashed out at members of a militia group who are stopping migrants at the border, declaring "regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone." The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has demanded that Lujan Grisham and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas investigate the militia organization, United Constitutional Patriots. Some of the group's members are armed.
>"That migrant families might be menaced or threatened in any way, shape or form when they arrive at our border — often times after an unimaginably arduous journey — is completely unacceptable," Grisham said in an email to NBC News.
>"It should go without saying that regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone," she said. "My office and our state police are coordinating with the Attorney General's Office and local police to determine what has gone on and what can be done." Balderas warned in a statement that "these individuals should not attempt to exercise authority reserved for law enforcement," he said.
>The ACLU of New Mexico raised the alarm about the arrests in a letter sent Thursday to Grisham and Balderas.
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Pvt Chelsea Manning back in isolated prison cell, refused bail by appeals court

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Chelsea Manning, the whistleblower that leaked images of war crimes carried out by the Bush administration, has been imprisoned again after refusing to appear before a federal grand jury regarding Wikileaks.

Closed doors proceedings by Grand Juries can be used by the government to sow distrust among whistleblowers that work together to expose, for example, war crimes. IE they won't know what information the other is ratting out.

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks.

The three-paragraph, unanimous decision from a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond rejects both Manning's argument that she was erroneously found in civil contempt of court and her request for bail while the contempt decision is litigated.

Manning has been jailed at the Alexandria Detention Center since March 8 after refusing to testify to the Wikileaks grand jury.

Since her incarceration, criminal charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have been unsealed and U.S. officials have requested his extradition. Manning’s lawyers argued that her testimony is unnecessary in part because Assange has already been charged.

Manning served seven years in a military prison for leaking a trove of military and diplomatic documents to Wikileaks before then-President Barack Obama commuted the remainder of her 35-year sentence.

Manning's lawyers also argued that she told authorities everything she knew during her court-martial investigation and that her incarceration was unnecessarily cruel because the jail is unable to provide adequate medical care in connection with gender-reassignment surgery Manning underwen.t.

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2019/04/22/chelsea-manning-will-have-to-stay-in-jail-for-contempt-appeals-court-says/
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Buttigieg: Bernie is just as bad as Trump

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I think I just made up my mind about who I am going to support in 2020: Pete Buttigieg! He has just said what I’ve been thinking all along: Bernie Sanders is just as bad as Donald Trump.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday said that President Trump’s supporters were similar to Bernie Sanders’ supporters because they both feel marginalized and want to tear down the system.

The comments came during a campaign stop in downtown Nashua, N.H. before a crowd of mostly high school students, according to The Washington Examiner.

The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind. said that a sense of “anger and disaffection” grows from neighborhoods and families who are struggling to get by despite reports of a healthy economy.

“It just kind of turns you against the system in general and then you’re more likely to want to vote to blow up the system, which could lead you to somebody like Bernie and it could lead you to somebody like Trump. That’s how we got where we are,” Buttigieg said.

Buttigieg drew a distinction between himself and the 77-year-old Vermont Senator, saying that although he greatly admires Sanders, “I don’t have the same views on everything that he does.”

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pete-buttigieg-draws-parallels-between-trump-fans-and-bernie-sanders-supporters-report
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Trump sue's Financial Oversight Committe

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source: https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/439979-trump-businesses-sue-oversight-chairman-to-block-subpoena-for

title: Trump, businesses sue Oversight chairman to block subpoena for financial records

part 1:
President Trump and his private business are suing House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) to try to block a subpoena requesting financial records from the president’s accountant.

The lawsuit, which was filed Monday, asks a federal court in Washington, D.C., to prevent Cummings from obtaining records from Mazars USA, an accounting firm used by the president and his businesses, arguing congressional Democrats are abusing their subpoena power.

“Democrats are using their new control of congressional committees to investigate every aspect of President Trump’s personal finances, businesses, and even his family,” the suit reads. “Instead of working with the president to pass bipartisan legislation that would actually benefit Americans, House Democrats are singularly obsessed with finding something they can use to damage the President politically.”

The filing escalates the legal and political battle between Trump and House Democrats over their sweeping investigations into the president’s administration, campaign and businesses.

It’s a familiar tactic for the president, who in his previous life as a real estate mogul frequently used lawsuits to target those who put his business interests at risk. But this lawsuit is the first Trump has filed to fight congressional attempts to investigate his personal finances and businesses.

Cummings said in a statement to The Hill that Trump "has a long history of trying to use baseless lawsuits to attack his adversaries, but there is simply no valid legal basis to interfere with this duly authorized subpoena from Congress."
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USA threatens with colonisation of Ukraine

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This threat happened few hours before second part of presidential election in Ukraine

In advance of Sunday’s election I wanted to reiterate that the U.S. is here for the long haul and we’re here to support a peaceful, strong, democratic, prosperous, secure, Ukraine that sees its borders and territories, including Crimea, fully restored. pic.twitter.com/nVw28XyLyL

— Kurt Volker (@SpecRepUkraine) 19 aпpeля 2019 г.

https://sharij.net/144999

Yankee go home!
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