Archive | September, 2014

Exclusive: Was There a Benghazi Document-Scrubbing Operation in State Dept. Basement? One Former Diplomat Thinks So.

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary Ray Maxwell spoke exclusively to me in a report for the Daily Signal. He says that when the Accountability Review Board called for Benghazi documents, he witnessed an after-hours operation in the basement of the State Department to “separate” materials that could be embarrassing to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “Isn’t […]

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Questions Surrounding Review of Challenged Vaccine-Autism Study

Did the medical journal Pediatrics stand by a questioned vaccine-autism study without interviewing the coauthor who confessed to and exposed alleged scientific misconduct? If so, that would deviate from what should be standard procedure in such an investigation, according to internationally recognized medical ethicist Dr. Michael Carome. “If the evidence seems substantial, the journal should […]

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Oops! Wrong Number? Justice Dept. Official Calls Congressional Republicans in IRS Probe

A lead House Republican is accusing the Justice Department Office of Public Affairs of improperly trying to coordinate with House Democrats on the release of subpoenaed documents in the IRS investigation. Justice Department Director of Public Affairs Brian Fallon called the House Oversight Committee Friday evening and mistakenly spoke to Republican staff thinking he was speaking to […]

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Arab Bank Begins its Defense in NYC Terrorist Financing Case

The chairman of Arab Bank, Sabih Al-Masri, is expected to be the first defense witness as a landmark terrorism trial begins its third week in New York federal court. As Arab Bank begins laying out its defense, it argues that the plaintiffs may have shown Hamas to be horrible criminals, but that Hamas is not […]

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Who Alerted Treasury Dept. of Missing IRS Emails Months Before Congress?

We now have the answer to one question in the IRS missing email investigation: who at the IRS notified Obama administration officials that emails were missing…while Congress, which subpoenaed the documents, was left in the dark. Here’s my latest report for Sinclair Media television affiliates: Share      

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Reporter Too Cozy With CIA Press Handlers?

The Intercept alleges a shockingly close collaborative relationship between a national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times and CIA press handlers. According to the article, the reporter explicitly promised “positive news coverage…sometimes sending the press office entire story drafts for review prior to publication.” According to the article, emails obtained through a Freedom of Information […]

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FBI Radio: Public Service or Self-Serving?

The FBI’s Office of Public Affairs provides info it wants you to have–not necessarily what you want to receive. Listen to the radio and you might run across a segment that sounds something like a news report. A newsy music introduction plays as woman’s officious-sounding voice begins narrating a story. In a stilted delivery that appears to mimic that of a news […]

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