Thursday, April 18, 2019

MixedTimes - Aaron Klein

Klein: Trump Respects Independence of Intel Agencies While Obama Politicized Them

Klein: Trump Respects Independence of Intel Agencies While Obama Politicized Them

NEW YORK -- Amid the flurry of news media coverage surrounding President Donald Trump’s criticism of the U.S. intelligence community, it may be instructive to recall the Obama administration was repeatedly accused of politicizing the country’s intelligence agencies to advance its own foreign policy agenda.

James Comey: ‘There's No Deep State’

James Comey: ‘There's No Deep State’

NEW YORK -- In testimony, former FBI Director James Comey exclaimed “there's no deep state” before going on to suggest that workers risk their jobs by “speaking out” purportedly against President Donald Trump.

Klein: U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Would Be Victory for Iran, Russia and Turkey

Klein: U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Would Be Victory for Iran, Russia and Turkey

President Donald Trump’s reported decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria could negatively impact the campaign to rid the country of Iranian influence while the pullout telegraphs a message of abandonment to our Kurdish allies and comes as Russia solidifies control in Syria.

Netanyahu’s Son Temporarily Banned from Facebook

Netanyahu’s Son Temporarily Banned from Facebook

Facebook has blocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son Yair for 24 hours after he wrote a post criticizing the social media platform as "thought police" and sharing previously banned content.

FBI Email: James Comey Briefing Was ‘Trigger’ for CNN to Break Dossier Story

FBI Email: James Comey Briefing Was ‘Trigger’ for CNN to Break Dossier Story

NEW YORK -- An FBI email states that the “trigger” for CNN to first break the story revealing salacious and unsubstantiated claims made inside the infamous anti-Trump dossier was the leaking of ex-FBI Director James Comey’s official briefing on the dossier claims to President Donald Trump.

Klein: Kirsten Gillibrand Continues Her Move Away from Israel Support

Klein: Kirsten Gillibrand Continues Her Move Away from Israel Support

NEW YORK -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, widely expected to mount a 2020 presidential bid, continues to maintain her distance from the bipartisan “Israel Anti-Boycott Act,” which opposes the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.

Fact Check: Yes, Andrew Gillum Signed Radical Group’s Pledge

Fact Check: Yes, Andrew Gillum Signed Radical Group’s Pledge

Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is facing questions for claiming during Sunday night’s debate that he “no idea” what opponent Ron DeSantis was referring to when refencing a pledge that Gillum signed that supports a “radical manifesto.

Klein: Six Reasons Andrew Gillum is Dangerous for Israel

Klein: Six Reasons Andrew Gillum is Dangerous for Israel

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has espoused troubling views on Israel and has evidenced close associations with organizations that promote the boycott of the Jewish state and espouse anti-Israel rhetoric.

Andrew Gillum Graduated Training School That Spawned Soros Army of Revolutionaries

Andrew Gillum Graduated Training School That Spawned Soros Army of Revolutionaries

Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum graduated from an Oakland, California-based training school for progressive revolutionaries that has spawned a list of activists who have gone on to become the who’s who of the far-left leadership world, with many taking senior positions at organizations financed by billionaire George Soros.

Photo: Andrew Gillum ‘Could Not Be Prouder’ Posing with Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Israel Radical

Photo: Andrew Gillum ‘Could Not Be Prouder’ Posing with Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Israel Radical

Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum previously posted a picture of himself on Facebook posing with Phillip Agnew, the co-founder of Dream Defenders, a radical organization that demands an end to “disaster capitalism,” espouses socialist-style principals, rants against Independence Day, and is active in the movement to boycott Israel while promoting anti-Israel conspiracies.

Andrew Gillum Encouraged Attendees at CAIR-Hosted Conference Promoting Boycott of Israel

Andrew Gillum Encouraged Attendees at CAIR-Hosted Conference Promoting Boycott of Israel

NEW YORK -- Florida Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum delivered an in person welcome and message of encouragement to attendees at an event organized by the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) that boasted as one of its main two agenda items support for the extremist Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.

Flashback: NBC Smeared Clinton Rape Accuser Juanita Broaddrick as ‘Discredited’

Flashback: NBC Smeared Clinton Rape Accuser Juanita Broaddrick as ‘Discredited’

Considering the controversy facing NBC over questions about its decision not to pursue Ronan Farrow’s bombshell Harvey Weinstein investigation, which was central to launching the #MeToo movement, it may be instructive to recall the network’s longtime alleged mistreatment of Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick.

Klein: Trump Wrongly Assumes There Is a Palestinian Partner for Peace

Klein: Trump Wrongly Assumes There Is a Palestinian Partner for Peace

Since taking office eighteen months ago, President Donald Trump has proven himself beyond a doubt to be the most pro-Israel president in American history. However, even close friends with the best of intentions at times need a gentle nudge to realize that their approach needs some realignment.

Witness: Trump Tower Meeting Was ‘Boring’ Policy Presentation

Witness: Trump Tower Meeting Was ‘Boring’ Policy Presentation

NEW YORK -- A Russian businessman who was present at the infamous, brief meeting at Trump Tower on June 9, 2016 has provided the most extensive publicly documented description yet about what allegedly transpired inside the room in which Russian nationals met with Donald Trump Jr.

Goodlatte: Peter Strzok Refused to Testify About Any Talks with Fusion GPS

Goodlatte: Peter Strzok Refused to Testify About Any Talks with Fusion GPS

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) revealed that during his closed session interview with the House Judiciary and Oversight committees, former FBI official Peter Strzok refused to answer multiple questions, including whether he communicated with the author of the discredited anti-Trump dossier or with the firm paid by Hillary Clinton’s campaign to produce the infamous dossier.

Klein: Iran Instigating Israel-Gaza Conflict

Klein: Iran Instigating Israel-Gaza Conflict

TEL AVIV -- The massive escalation of Gaza terror rocket and mortar attacks aimed at Israeli civilian population zones over the last twenty-four hours combined with the terror kite onslaught indicates that a desperate Hamas continues to do Iran’s bidding despite the potentially disastrous consequences.

IG Report: FBI Has Not Yet Destroyed Clinton Aides' Laptops

IG Report: FBI Has Not Yet Destroyed Clinton Aides' Laptops

NEW YORK -- Contrary to widespread reports, the FBI did not destroy any of the evidence it collected in its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email probe, including the laptops of former Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills and ex-campaign staffer Heather Samuelson, according to the recently released report by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog.

IG Report Questions Why FBI Did Not Investigate Huma Abedin's Emails During Hillary Probe

IG Report Questions Why FBI Did Not Investigate Huma Abedin's Emails During Hillary Probe

NEW YORK -- In its extensive report on the Hillary Clinton email probe, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog raised significant questions about why the FBI did not examine the contents of Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s private email accounts and did not seek to obtain Abedin’s personal devices to determine whether classified information was exchanged.

IG Report: Page, Strzok Bypassed FBI Chain of Command to Covertly Brief McCabe on Hillary Probe

IG Report: Page, Strzok Bypassed FBI Chain of Command to Covertly Brief McCabe on Hillary Probe

NEW YORK -- FBI witnesses speaking to the Justice Department’s internal watchdog described an extraordinary system of communication set up between former deputy director Andrew McCabe and FBI official Lisa Page that bypassed the official chain of command to communicate important information about the agency’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s email server.

Klein – Israel Faces Most Challenging Days Since 1967 Six Day War

Klein – Israel Faces Most Challenging Days Since 1967 Six Day War

TEL AVIV -- The next few days may well be the most challenging and fateful period that Israel’s security establishment has contended with for decades. Not since the Six Day War or the Yom Kippur War has the Jewish state been confronted with such direct threats on its borders.

Klein: Iran Is Entirely to Blame for Open War with Israel

Klein: Iran Is Entirely to Blame for Open War with Israel

TEL AVIV -- The ongoing proxy war that Iran has been waging on Israel for years exploded into open, direct confrontation last night when Iranian forces reportedly fired a volley of about 20 rockets aimed at IDF positions in the Golan Heights.

IDF: Iranian Forces Fire Rockets at Israel

IDF: Iranian Forces Fire Rockets at Israel

TEL AVIV -- Iranian forces operating from Syria fired about 20 rockets at Israeli army positions in the Golan Heights, the Israel Defense Forces said on Tuesday night.

Soros-Financed Group Warns Trump of ‘Consequences’ for Bolting Iran Deal

Soros-Financed Group Warns Trump of ‘Consequences’ for Bolting Iran Deal

TEL AVIV -- A George Soros-financed organization that was previously identified by the Obama White House as central in helping to market the Iran nuclear deal to the news media has warned Donald Trump that he will “own the consequences” of bolting the international nuclear accord.

Watch: Netanyahu – 100,000 Secret Files Prove Iran ‘Lied Big Time’ About Nukes

Watch: Netanyahu – 100,000 Secret Files Prove Iran ‘Lied Big Time’ About Nukes

TEL AVIV -- In a dramatic press conference here aimed at the international community, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday unveiled a cache of secret files he says were obtained from inside a hidden Iranian site and clearly demonstrate that Tehran maintained a secret nuclear weapons program despite declarations to the contrary.

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