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Liberal’s Cognitive Dissonance Has Gotten So Bad, Liberals Now Forgetting 1st Grade Level Math

Anybody with a brain already knows fact checkers only exist in 2020 to add the Liberal spin to every story that breaks. Even I have to say, this is one of the worst I have seen.

HuffPost Water muddyer Jennifer Bendery has really outdone herself and made it clear that she has no credibility.

cog·ni·tive dis·so·nance/ˈkäɡnədiv ˈdisənəns/

noun PSYCHOLOGY

  1. the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, especially as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change.
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Rubio Slips UFO Declassification Into 5000+ Page Government Funding Bill

If the U.S. Senate gets the executive branch to agree, the director of National Intelligence, along with the Department of Defense and other government agencies, now have 178 days to reveal what they know about UFOs to the U.S. Senate.

That deadline was triggered by President Trump signing the $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief and government funding bill on Sunday; attached to the bill was a “committee comment” from the Senate Intelligence Committee, chaired by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL).

The Comment Said:

The Committee supports the efforts of the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force at the Office of Naval Intelligence to standardize collection and reporting on unidentified aerial phenomenon, any links they have to adversarial foreign governments, and the threat they pose to U.S. military assets and installations. However, the Committee remains concerned that there is no unified, comprehensive process within the Federal Government for collecting and analyzing intelligence on unidentified aerial phenomena, despite the potential threat. The Committee understands that the relevant intelligence may be sensitive; nevertheless, the Committee finds that the information sharing and coordination across the Intelligence Community has been inconsistent, and this issue has lacked attention from senior leaders.

Therefore, the Committee directs the DNI, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the heads of such other agencies as the Director and Secretary jointly consider relevant, to submit a report within 180 days of the date of enactment of the Act, to the congressional intelligence and armed services committees on unidentified aerial phenomena (also known as “anomalous aerial vehicles”), including observed airborne objects that have not been identified.

The Committee further directs the report to include: 1. A detailed analysis of unidentified aerial phenomena data and intelligence reporting collected or held by the Office of Naval Intelligence, including data and intelligence reporting held by the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force; 2. A detailed analysis of unidentified phenomena data collected by: a. geospatial intelligence; b. signals intelligence; c. human intelligence; and d. measurement and signals intelligence; 3. A detailed analysis of data of the FBI, which was derived from investigations of intrusions of unidentified aerial phenomena data over restricted United States airspace.

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Trump Drops 200+ Page Supreme Court Lawsuit: Trump V. Biden

BREAKING: Trump files to SCOTUS a challenge to Wisconsin Supreme Court decision allowing 50,000+ absentee ballots. Trump filing seeks expedited consideration before Jan 6.

Petitioners are the President and Vice President of
the United States, currently seeking reelection to those
offices. Petitioners respectfully petition for a writ of
certiorari to review the judgment of the Wisconsin
Supreme Court concerning that State’s electoral votes.
Competing slates of electoral votes cast on December
14, 2020, in Wisconsin and in six other still-contested
States, are set to be counted in Congress beginning on
January 6, 2021. To minimize the prospect of delays in
that electoral count, petitioners request that this
petition be given expedited consideration and be
consolidated with any other petitions for certiorari
raising similar issues that the Court deems worthy of
review, including two filed from Pennsylvania.

Trump V. Biden Full Petition

Trump V. Biden Motion to Expedite

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460,000 Ballots Are Still Missing Chain Of Custody Documentation. Making them ILLEGAL!

With eleven days until Georgia’s U.S. runoff election, a large majority of the state’s counties have failed to produce chain of custody documents for some 460,000 absentee ballots deposited in drop boxes that were counted in the state’s November 3 general election.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified that Democrat Joe Biden edged out President Trump by a thin majority and as a result, Mr. Biden received all 16 votes cast by Democrat electors when the Electoral College convened in the 50 state capitals on Monday.

Of the roughly 5 million votes cast in the November 3 election, election officials report that more than 1.3 million were by absentee ballots. In the current tally, Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential contest by 11,779 votes – or just 0.235 percent.

A poll of likely voters in Georgia conducted by John McLaughlin and Associates found that 26 percent of respondents said they voted absentee. When the pollster asked the absentee voters if they mailed or deposited their ballot in a drop box, 53 percent said they mailed their ballot, representing about 700,000 votes; and 46 percent – representing 600,000 votes – said they used drop boxes.

So far, 26 out of the 159 counties in Georgia responded to the requests and produced the chain of custody records. These documents account for 140,083 of the roughly 600,000 absentee ballots placed in drop boxes during the November 3 election. In other words, about three out of four absentee ballots left in drop boxes in counties across the state have no documentation verifying their chain of custody.

  • 26 counties have responded with records of the ballot transfer forms.
  • 26 counties – Appling, Atkinson, Burke, Candler, Charlton, Chattooga, Dade, Effingham, Emanual, Glascock, Haralson, Heard, Jenkins, Macon, Meriwether, Miller, Montgomery, Randolph, Stewart, Talliaferro, Treutlen, Twiggs, Warren, Webster, Wilcox and Wilkinson – responded and said they do not have any drop box locations.
  • 3 counties – Fulton, Gwinnett, and DeKalb – have responded by saying they don’t know if they have documents responsive to the open records request but will provide an answer to that question at some time in the near future. In the case of Fulton County, that time in the near future could be as late as January 19, 2021.
  • Worth County said, “nothing in this chapter shall require agencies to produce records in response to a request if such records did not exist at the time of the request.”
  • Coffee County said they will process the request once the Election Supervisor recovers from illness.
  • 102 counties have not responded to the request whatsoever.

The total number of absentee ballots left in drop boxes that have been accounted for by the ballot transfer forms from those 26 counties are:

  • Bartow totals 4,909
  • Butts totals 481
  • Catoosa totals 532
  • Cherokee totals 17,033
  • Clarke totals 4,909
  • Cobb totals 89,860
  • Colquitt totals 571
  • Cook totals 530
  • Decatur totals 963
  • Dougherty totals 3,793
  • Gilmer total 513
  • Lincoln totals 513
  • Lowndes totals 3,266
  • McDuffie totals 738
  • Murray totals 162
  • Oconee totals 3,016
  • Oglethorpe totals 636
  • Pierce totals 444
  • Pike totals 495
  • Rabun totals 1,163
  • Schley totals 64
  • Tattnall totals 282
  • Telfair totals 401
  • Towns totals 1,197
  • Walton totals 3,198
  • White totals 414

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Why A Modern Day Patriot Party Led By @RealDonaldTrump Is A Necessity and a Good Idea

It is no secret to anyone paying attention that in America we have a UniParty system. That UniParty system loves to tell you it is Bi-Partisan. This December has been the complete opposite of Bi-Partisan. Parties like libertarian and of course Independent stand no realistic chance at the presidency or higher offices. The giant flow of money the 2 primary parties provide makes sure of that. So why should Trump reform a modern day patriot party?

Donald Trump Is Not A Republican

HIGHLIGHTS

  • From 1989 to 2015, Donald Trump made $1,845,290 worth of political donations. Republicans received $1,150,540, and Democrats received $694,750.
  • Before 2011, Trump donated more money to Democrats than Republicans.
  • Between 2011 and 2015, Trump contributed $8,500 to Democrats and $630,150 to Republicans.

Prior to the runup to Trump’s run the majority of his political donations went to democrats. Donald Trump is one of the most Moderate President’s ever.

Donald Trump Knows How To Market Himself

The libertarian party should know they have no chance of winning with a low energy not well known candidate like Jorgensen. Who doesn’t know who Donald Trump is? He would be the perfect man to oversee the rise of the Patriot Party before he settles down and retires.

Overwhelming Support

Go ahead a do a search for “Patriot Party” on any of the major social media platforms. Conservatives all over the place are already getting behind the Patriot Party. Conservatives have put up with the GOP betraying them for long enough.

Divide and Conquer

The 2 party system relies on framing issues as polar opposites. For example Pro-Life Vs. Pro-Abortion. I think we can all agree that no one should have to give birth to their rapist baby. I think we can all agree that taxes shouldn’t be funding abortions. I think we all agree Planned Parenthood keeping fetuses alive to harvest organs and other matter isn’t okay. I think we can all agree the adoption system could use a major overhaul to support the winding down of the skyrocketing abortion rates.

My point here is that swamp politics use these issues to keep democrats and republicans divided. They never allow us to have the meet in the middle discussions. We are forced to go to one extreme or the other. The Powers The Be no doubt control which extreme is picked by having one side flop.

The Patriot Party is the perfect way to fill these gaps left by our corrupt system.

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Congressman-elect Luke Letlow has died after contracting COVID-19

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow has died after contracting COVID-19 last week, according to his campaign manager Andrew Bautsch.

Letlow, who just turned 41, was getting treatment in the intensive care unit in Shreveport, according to an announcement on his Twitter page last week.

Letlow had been receiving treatment at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, but was transferred to Ochsner LSU Health on Dec. 23.

He recently won the 5th District seat representing Northeast and Central Louisiana.

Letlow secured the seat with 62 percent of the vote and would have been Rep. Ralph Abraham’s successor.

He was slated to be sworn in as a congressman in January.

The following statement was issued by Bautsch:

“Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, 41, passed away this evening at Ochsner-LSU Health Shreveport due to complications from COVID-19.

“Letlow was admitted into a Monroe Hospital on December 19 after testing positive for the coronavirus and was transferred to Ochsner-LSU Health on Tuesday, December 22, and placed in intensive care.

“Letlow is survived by his wife, Julia Barnhill Letlow, Phd., and two young children.

“The family appreciates the numerous prayers and support over the past days but asks for privacy during this difficult and unexpected time.

“A statement from the family along with funeral arrangements will be announced at a later time.”


From Not A News Network: Are Thoughts and Prayers are with Letlow’s friends and family this evening. May he rest in peace. May we honor Letlow by honoring truth, values, and integrity as our Political Party undergoes it’s biggest ever transformation.

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Former Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle McConnell Is Tying $2000 Checks To Section 230 Repeal

All Joking Aside This Is A Good Thing For Patriots and Trump Supporters: On Tuesday night, McConnell introduced a new bill tying increased stimulus payments to a full repeal of Section 230, according to draft Bill Text Obtained by Not A News Network The bill comes amid new momentum for direct $2000 stimulus payments, and increasing pressure on party leaders to appease President Trump’s escalating demands.

Democratic party leaders criticized the inclusion of Section 230 repeal as an effort to scuttle stimulus talks. “Senator McConnell knows how to make $2,000 survival checks reality and he knows how to kill them,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said in a statement Tuesday. “Will Senate Republicans go along with Sen. McConnell’s cynical gambit or will they push him to give a vote on the standalone [bill]?”

McConnell’s bid for a full repeal of Section 230 comes amid increasingly chaotic negotiating over the level of direct payments to be included as part of stimulus efforts. On Sunday, President Trump signed into law Congress’ $900 billion COVID-19 relief and government spending package that would provide $600 in stimulus payments to most Americans. In a public statement after signing the bill, Trump urged congressional leaders to hold a standalone vote on increasing direct payments to $2,000.

By Tuesday morning, many Republicans who previously opposed the increased stimulus checks flipped to support of them alongside Democrats. In particular, both Georgia Senate runoff incumbents, Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), announced Tuesday that they would vote to approve the additional payments after days of sidestepping the question, creating a difficult position for McConnell.

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) said in a tweet Tuesday that the Senate has “got the votes” to approve the increased payments. But later that day, McConnell blocked a House bill that would provide $2,000 in stimulus payments to most Americans, citing the need to tackle higher payments alongside other issues raised by President Trump.

In a floor statement made Tuesday, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) linked a handful of unrelated policy measures to the future of the increased stimulus checks; amongst them, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a law that shields tech companies like Facebook and Google from legal liability over the content users post on their platforms.

“During this process, the president highlighted three additional issues of national significance he would like to see Congress tackle together,” McConnell said Tuesday afternoon. “This week, the Senate will begin a process to bring these three priorities into focus.”

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ER Nurse Get COVID Vaccine. 8 Days Later Is Hospitalized With COVID

A San Diego, California ER nurse has tested positive for COVID-19, just eight days after receiving his first dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine.

After taking the vaccine on December 18th, nurse Matthew W. felt fine.

Six days later he came down with the chills, muscle aches and fatigue after working a shift in a COVID-19 unit.

Two days later and still under the weather, Matthew took a COVID-19 test that came back positive.

Dr. Christian Ramers, an infectious disease specialist involved in the vaccine rollout at the county level, told ABC 10, “It’s not unexpected at all. If you work through the numbers, this is exactly what we’d expect to happen if someone is exposed.”

Dr. Ramers notes Matthew could have had the virus before he took the vaccination, and says he knows of several other local cases where healthcare workers became infected after taking the vaccine.

“That first dose we think gives you somewhere around 50%, and you need that second dose to get up to 95%,” Dr. Ramers said.

Dr. Ramers also reminded the ABC 10 audience that even after receiving the vaccination, masks, handwashing, and other COVID protocols will still be necessary.

What is the point of getting a vaccine if you still have to wear a mask and social distance. Especially when you can clearly still get COVID after getting the vaccine.

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Senate Investigation Finds Obama Admin Knowingly Funded Al-Qaeda Affiliate

Non-profit humanitarian agency World Vision United States improperly transacted with the Islamic Relief Agency (ISRA) in 2014 with approval from the Obama administration, sending government funds to an organization that had been sanctioned over its ties to terrorism, according to a new report.

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) recently released a report detailing the findings of an investigation his staff began in February 2019 into the relationship between World Vision and ISRA.

The probe found that World Vision was not aware that ISRA had been sanctioned by the U.S. since 2004 after funneling roughly $5 million to Maktab al-Khidamat, the predecessor to Al-Qaeda controlled by Osama Bid Laden.

However, that ignorance was born from insufficient vetting practices, the report said.

“World Vision works to help people in need across the world, and that work is admirable,” Grassley said in a statement. “Though it may not have known that ISRA was on the sanctions list or that it was listed because of its affiliation with terrorism, it should have. Ignorance can’t suffice as an excuse. World Vision’s changes in vetting practices are a good first step, and I look forward to its continued progress.”

The investigation was sparked by a July 2018 National Review article in which Sam Westrop, the director of the Middle East Forum’s Islamist Watch, detailed MEF’s findings that the Obama administration had approved a “$200,000 grant of taxpayer money to ISRA.”

Government officials specifically authorized the release of “at least $115,000” of this grant even after learning that it was a designated terror organization, Westrop wrote.

According to the Senate report, World Vision submitted a grant application to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to carry out its Blue Nile Recovery Program on January 21, 2014. The proposed program sought to provide food security, sanitation equipment, and health services to areas hard-hit by conflict in the Blue Nile region of Sudan.

USAID awarded World Vision a $723,405 grant for the program. The next month, ISRA agreed to provide humanitarian services to parts of the Blue Nile Region for World Vision, according to the report. The two organizations had also collaborated on several projects in 2013 and 2014.

World Vision only discovered ISRA was sanctioned after the Evangelical humanitarian non-profit discussed partnering with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a separate humanitarian project in Sudan. In performing a routine vetting of World Vision and its partners, IOM discovered ISRA’s sanctioned status and reached out to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Compliance Team to confirm.

After receiving confirmation from OFAC, IOM rejected World Vision’s offer to collaborate, the report says.

World Vision’s legal department was notified of ISRA’s potential status as a sanctioned entity in September 2014 and immediately halted all payments to the organization while it investigated.

The non-profit sent a letter to OFAC on November 19, 2014, asking for clarification regarding ISRA’s status, and requesting that, in the event that ISRA was sanctioned, it be awarded a temporary license to finish out the organizations’ existing contract.

Two months later, Treasury responded, confirming that ISRA is sanctioned and denying the request for a license to work with the organization, as that would be “inconsistent with OFAC policy.”

One month later, World Vision submitted another request for a license to transact with ISRA to pay them $125,000 for services rendered, lest it face legal consequences and potential expulsion from Sudan.

On May 4, 2015, the Obama administration’s State Department recommended OFAC grant World Vision’s request for the license to transact. The next day, OFAC granted the license to pay ISRA $125,000 for services rendered, and later sent the non-profit a “cautionary letter” making it aware that its collaboration with ISRA appeared to have violated the Global Terrorism Sanction Regulations.

The report said the investigation “did not find any evidence that World Vision intentionally sought to circumvent U.S. sanctions by partnering with ISRA.”

“We also found no evidence that World Vision knew that ISRA was a sanctioned entity prior to receiving notice from Treasury,” the report adds. “However, based on the evidence presented, we conclude that World Vision had access to the appropriate public information and should have known how, but failed to, properly vet ISRA as a sub-grantee, resulting in the transfer of U.S. taxpayer dollars to an organization with an extensive history of supporting terrorist organization [sic] and terrorists, including Osama Bin Laden.”

The report calls World Vision’s system for vetting prospective sub-grantees “borderline negligent” and says the organization “ignored elementary level investigative procedures.”

World Vision spent weeks after being informed by IOM of ISRA’s sanction status investigating the claim and was unable to reach a conclusion, relying upon “what could only be described as flawed logic,” the report says.

The report accuses World Vision of attempting to eschew blame, and notes that IOM “was able to quickly vet ISRA and determine their status as a sanctioned entity.”

“Had World Vision employed the same due diligence and similar methods employed by IOM, taxpayer dollars would not have exchanged hands with an organization that is known to fund terrorist organizations,” it said.

While World Vision has instituted additional screening methods, “the Finance Committee staff has reservations” about its ability to avoid similar situations in the future, the report says.

“World Vision has a duty to ensure that funds acquired from the U.S. government or donated by Americans do not end up supporting terrorist activity,” it says. “Particularly concerning to this Committee is World Vision’s attempt to shift the blame to the federal government for their own inability to properly vet a subcontractor. A more robust and fundamentally sound system of screening and vetting is needed to restore the public’s trust that contributions made to World Vision are not funding illicit organizations.”

“Moreover, although we find no reason to doubt World Vision’s assertion that the funds in their entirety were used by ISRA for humanitarian purposes, that money inevitably aids their terrorist activities,” it concludes.

World Vision said in a statement that it “takes our compliance obligations seriously and shares Sen. Grassley and the committee staff’s objective for good stewardship.”

“We appreciate the acknowledgement that the committee staff’s report to the chairman ‘found no evidence that World Vision knew that ISRA was a sanctioned entity prior to receiving notice from Treasury,’” it added. “Terrorism runs counter to everything World Vision stands for as an organization and we strongly condemn any act of terrorism or support for such activities.” According to Yahoo!

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Corruption: Judge Rules You Can Vote From Anywhere After You Move

This makes no sense. A judge (the sister of Stacey Abrams) ruled that when someone tells the US Postal Service they have moved they still can vote from their old address. Rules have no meaning any more.

A federal judge in Georgia on Monday ordered two counties to reverse a decision removing more than 4,000 voters from the rolls ahead of the Jan. 5 runoff elections that will decide control of the U.S. Senate.

The judge, Leslie Abrams Gardner — the sister of former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a prominent ally of President-elect Joe Biden who has led voter registration efforts across the state — concluded that the counties appeared to have improperly relied on unverified change-of-address data to invalidate registrations in the two counties. The bulk of the registrations that the counties sought to rescind, more than 4,000, were in Muscogee County, which Biden won handily in November. An additional 150 were from Ben Hill County, which Trump won by a wide margin.

The suit, brought by Majority Forward, represented by National Democratic Party attorney Marc Elias, followed an effort to challenge the lengthy roster of voters simply because their registrations appeared to match U.S. Postal Service change-of address records. Voting officials in the two counties agreed to remove the voters, despite warnings from Democrats that such postal data is not a reliable or conclusive indicator that a voter has given up their local residence.

After Gardner’s ruling, Elias hailed the decision as a “blow to GOP voter suppression.”

“We continue to monitor how other Georgia counties respond to the suppression scheme,” he added. “Where necessary, we will sue and we will win.”

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Bernie Sanders Knows What It’s Like To Be Cheated, Sides With Trump

Senator Sanders will filibuster any attempt for the Senate to override Trump’s veto for the NDAA until a vote for the stimulus increase to $2000 is brought to the floor. This may force the Senate to stay in session until the New Year.

This will also mess with the campaign schedules of Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler–both Georgia Senators who want to be in their home state as they run for reelection.

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Top Federal Prosecutor Resigns After Election Fraud Investigation

The U.S. attorney who was widely criticized for the September announcement of an investigation into discarded Pennsylvania ballots announced his resignation from the Justice Department Tuesday.“For the past three years, I have had the great fortune to work with the highly skilled attorneys and staff in the Middle District of Pennsylvania,” David Freed said in a statement Tuesday. “It is an office blessed with experienced and dedicated leaders, and colleagues who truly understand the importance of working together for the benefit of their fellow citizens.’

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United States Attorney David J. Freed Announces Resignation

HARRISBURG – United States Attorney David J. Freed, of Camp Hill, PA, has announced his resignation effective midnight January 1, 2021. Mr. Freed is departing the office after serving for more than three years as the chief federal law enforcement officer for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, which consists of 33 counties in Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania and has offices in Harrisburg, Scranton, and Williamsport.  Mr. Freed was nominated as United States Attorney by Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey, appointed by President Donald Trump in September, 2017, confirmed by the United States Senate in November, 2017, and sworn in as United States Attorney on November 27th, 2017.Mr. Freed was born in West Chester, PA, and raised first in Pottsville, PA, and later Camp Hill, PA, where he resides with his family.  He is a graduate of Camp Hill High School, Washington and Lee University, and the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law.  Prior to his appointment as United States Attorney, Mr. Freed served for twelve years as the District Attorney of Cumberland County.“I have been enormously privileged to be able to serve my fellow citizens, first as a young prosecutor in York County, then later in several positions in Cumberland County including 12 years as District Attorney, and finally as the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  I have done my best to be thoughtful and consistent, and to provide justice to my fellow citizens in a fair, effective and efficient manner.  I am grateful to President Trump and Senators Toomey and Casey for the opportunity to serve; and to former Attorneys General Sessions and Barr for their leadership of the Department.”“I have had the incredible opportunity to work with our brave men and women in law enforcement nearly every day for the past 20 years and continue to be amazed by their commitment to their fellow citizens.  I have witnessed first-hand the fortitude and grace of victims of crime, and have taken to heart the awesome responsibility of speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves.” “For the past three years, I have had the great fortune to work with the highly skilled attorneys and staff in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  It is an office blessed with experienced and dedicated leaders, and colleagues who truly understand the importance of working together for the benefit of their fellow citizens. It was not difficult to recognize, frankly before I even started, that the office was efficient and productive, and was in need of very little change. More than anything over the past three years, I have endeavored above all to tell the story of the great accomplishments of the office. While the public words are mine, the accomplishments belong to them.”The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania consists of three distinct Divisions: Criminal, Civil, and Administrative.  The accomplishments of each Division during Mr. Freed’s tenure are many and varied.CriminalForemost among the office’s accomplishments during Mr. Freed’s tenure has been the continued commitment to working together with state and local partners in an effort to reduce violent crimes in targeted areas throughout the District.  As part of the Department of Justice priority programs Project Safe Neighborhoods and Project Guardian, the office has worked hand in hand with District Attorneys, state and local law enforcement and community partners in target areas including the cities of Harrisburg, Wilkes Barre, Williamsport, and York to address gun violence at a micro level. I am happy to report that our efforts have been successful as reflected by recent statistics showing significant reductions in gun violence throughout the District. In addition, the office pursued and successfully prosecuted numerous priority cases in the areas of public corruption, drug trafficking, drug delivery resulting in death, drug distribution and illegal prescribing by medical professionals, fraud, sex trafficking and exploitation of minors, environmental crimes and illegal immigration.CivilThe office’s Civil Division has wide areas of responsibility, from defending federal agencies and employees in civil matters to immigration, discrimination matters, and prisoner litigation.  Following a reorganization of the office’s affirmative civil efforts, the Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) Unit was formed to allow a dedicated team of attorneys and investigators to attack fraud against the government.  The ACE unit has enjoyed nearly immediate success, bringing cases and negotiating the return of millions of taxpayer dollars that individuals and businesses had obtained by fraudulent means.  The Civil Division continues to focus upon important polling place access discrimination cases throughout the district with the goal of ensuring that every eligible citizen will be able to cast a vote regardless of any disability.  With a federal prison population that is larger than all but two other districts in the nation, the dedicated prisoner litigation attorneys and paralegals handle a constant stream of cases from the district’s federal correctional institutions with extremely favorable outcomes.AdministrativeNotwithstanding the current pandemic and the longest government shutdown in United States history, the office’s Administrative Division has been exceedingly productive during the past three years.  Chief among these accomplishments has been the institution of a yearly strategic planning process including individual employee self-assessments and clear yearly goals updated annually and monitored throughout the year.  In addition, the support of the Administrative Division has allowed the Financial Litigation Unit to collect well in excess of the District’s budget each year, and allowed the District to maintain its position as the one of the most productive medium sized offices in the nation. Upon Mr. Freed’s departure, First Assistant United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler will assume the position of United States Attorney pursuant to the Vacancies Reform Act.  Mr. Brandler has been with the office for more than 30 years, and previously served as United States Attorney from 2016 to 2017.

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Filed: Pence Sued by Louie Gohmert, Kelli Ward, Other GOP Members

NEW: Pence sued by Louie Gohmert (R-TX-1), Kelli Ward, other GOP members; plaintiffs ask Texas Judge Kernodle to find that Pence “may exercise the exclusive authority and sole discretion in determining which electoral votes to count for a given State…”

This civil action seeks an expedited declaratory judgment finding that the elector dispute resolution provisions in Section 15 of the Electoral Count Act, 3 U.S.C. §§ 5 and 15, are unconstitutional because these provisions violate the Electors Clause and the Twelfth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. U.S. CONST. art. II, § 1, cl. 1 & Amend. XII. Plaintiffs also request emergency injunctive relief required to effectuate the requested declaratory judgment.

Full Case Filing Here

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Ukrainian Parliament Implicates Biden Family Money Laundering

Ukrainian Parliament member, Andrii Derkach, held a press conference yesterday implicating the Biden family in an international money laundering scheme involving Burisma Holdings, Rosemont Seneca, Franklin Templeton Investments, & billions in stolen Ukrainian money.

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Andrii Derkach has been investigating this international web of money laundering involving the former President of Ukraine, the Biden family, & Burisma Holdings for over a year now. Here is one of the original documents that he shared in Nov. of 2019.Full Details From Andrii’s Investigation