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Hillary Told FBI That Colin Powell Recommended She Use Personal Email

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

Clinton has not publicly named Powell as the person who recommended that she use a personal email account for State Department business. She has, however, pointed to his use of a personal email account in order to provide cover for her own email habits — habits which FBI director James Comey has called “extremely careless.”

Roger Stone: You Bet Elections Can Be “Rigged”

That the entire political system is rigged to favor Clinton is self-evident, but now Trump confidant Roger Stone has published a column in DC’s political journal The Hill documenting how elections can be rigged and the evidence that some actually have been rigged.

All Clinton Emails The FBI Recovered Will Be Made Public

Ethan Barton, Daily Caller

“The American people will now see more of the emails Hillary Clinton tried to hide from them,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement.  “Simply put, our lawsuits have unraveled Hillary Clinton’s email cover-up.”

GOP Lawmakers Lay Out Perjury Case Against Clinton

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the chairs of Oversight and Judiciary, respectively, say that Clinton may have violated 18 U.S.C. § 1621 and § 1001, federal laws which govern perjury and false statements, respectively, during her Oct. 22, 2015 testimony in front of the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

Is Hillary Morally Fit to be President?

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

If, knowing what we know of the congenital mendacity of Hillary Clinton, the nation chooses her as head of state and commander in chief, then that will tell us something about the America of 2016. And it will tell us something about the supposed superiority of democracy over other forms of government.

Clinton Sacrifices Her Aides to Dolos, the God of Lies

Steve Berman, The Resurgent

The poor people at State who now have to investigate their once (and probably future) boss will only find evidence against her “confidants.” In every case, the aides and co-laborers with Clinton were sacrificed to Dolos, the mythical God of Lies, and now more names will append to that sad register of woe.

Senator Ted Cruz’s Powerful Response To The FBI’s Decision Regarding Clinton’s Email Scandal

Susan Wright, RedState

After yesterday’s announcement by FBI Director James Comey that Hillary Clinton would skate on charges of wrongdoing, in regards to her hiding, destroying, and total mishandling of sensitive emails, Senator Cruz made a strong statement.

Mark Levin slams FBI, Justice: Clinton would've been a 'slam dunk case'

Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner

"They found several thousand emails that were not disclosed to the FBI," Levin said on LevinTV Tuesday night. "You know what I call that? A cover up. She intended to cover up, she intended to unravel the security system that was put into place. It's worse than gross negligence. This is a slam dunk prosecution. This is a slam dunk case."

Sen Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Should Not Be Above the Law

Rand Paul, Time

The rules and laws are apparently for the other people, not for Clinton. It’s disgusting, and it should preclude Clinton from ever holding high office again. How can we trust someone to be Commandeer in Chief who would not even qualify for a security clearance if her name weren’t Clinton?

Sen. Reid: NRA Is ‘Very Bad’ - Gun Owners of America ‘Worse Than Bad’

Eric Scheiner, CNS News

Speaking on the Senate floor earlier this week, Reid claimed Americans want stricter gun control. “More than 80% of Americans want to close so-called terror loopholes, preventing people on terror watch lists from purchasing firearms,” Reid said.

FBI Radio: Public Service or Self-Serving?

Sharyl Attkisson, Daily Signal

How many tax dollars are being spent for the FBI to promote itself? Sharyl Attkisson examines how the FBI’s public affairs office is using millions of taxpayer dollars to provide "news" it wants you to have.

FBI Employee Gets Help From Gov't Friends in Fender Bender

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

D.C. police issued FBI employee Benjamin Huff a $100 ticket after he allegedly scraped another vehicle during rush hour. Such routine traffic accidents are assigned to the city’s DMV Adjudication Services. But Huff made a federal case of his mishap by asking the US DOJ to step in.

Top DOJ Official Denies Conspiring w/ IRS on TEAParty Scandal

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Dep. Attorney Gen. James Cole assured Congress Thursday that the Justice Dept. didn’t conspire with the IRS to try to target tea party groups, and he said the FBI didn’t even know it had been given private taxpayer info. by the tax agency until years afterward.

Ken Cuccinelli Blasts Gov't Abuse, Spying On Citizens, Obama Hypocrisy

Right Scoop Staff

Conservative Ken Cuccinelli spoke at FreePAC Kentucky about suing the gov't over spying. "Everybody has a stake in this case...if things go well, soon I’ll be your lawyer. And what we have said is that not only is this program wrong but it’s unconstitutional under the fourth amendment.”

'Hate Map' Lib. Group Feels the Sting of Backlash

Dave Urbanski, The Blaze

The liberal Southern Poverty Law Center's 'hate map' that included some conservative orgs was finally scrubbed from FBI’s hate crime resource site after 15 conservative groups urged DOJ and FBI to end the endorsement.

Palin's Dad Harassed by IRS

Daniel Doherty, Townhall

According to Chuck Heath Jr. (Sarah Palin's older brother), his father, who worked multiple jobs and faithfully and paid his taxes for fifty years, had never heard a word from the IRS. Since 2008, he has been, "horribly harassed" six times by the IRS.

Cruz Stalker Inspired by Dem Material

Joe Newby, Examiner.com

An FBI report states that a man who made online threats against Sen. Cruz was inspired by Democratic Party messaging material. The stalker, Troy Gilmore, Jr., posted Cruz's home address online and encouraged others to "Take down Ted Cruz, at his home."

IRS Hasn't Contacted Scandal Victims

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

It's been 4 months, but IRS targeting scandal investigators still haven't contacted any of the 40+ victimized conservative groups represented in the American Center for Law and Justice lawsuit.

FBI: We Don't Need a Warrant to Spy

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner

The FBI told RPaul that US drone surveillance doesn't require a warrant and that the practice remains limited. 

Double Jeopardy and the Zimmerman Trial - Can He Be Tried All Over Again?

Derek Khanna quotes Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett on double jeopardy to argue that at the Founding there was thought to be little, if any, overlap between federal and state laws governing individuals. In light of the modern expansion of federal power, Khanna says 'twice put in jeopardy of life or limb' should be interpreted to mean what it says.