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Exclusive — Rand Paul: ‘Extraordinary Moment’ When Senate Passed Resolution Invoking War Powers to Stop Illegal Yemen War

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News it was an “extraordinary moment” when the U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a resolution to invoke the War Powers act expressing congressional disapproval of U.S. backing of Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The resolution passed 56-41 on final passage, over the objections of many establishment Republicans, but with strong support from conservatives like Paul and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), as well as from grassroots leftists like Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who caucuses with Democrats. “I think it is an extraordinary moment…

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Report: Federal Prosecutors Investigating Trump Inauguration Spending

Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee amid suspicion that a portion of the $107 million it raised was misspent, according to a report. The Wall Street Journal states the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office is in the beginning stages of probing whether the committee’s most prominent donors made sizable contributions “in exchange for access to the incoming Trump administration, policy concessions or to influence official administration positions.” The Journal reports: The investigation partly arises out of materials seized in the federal probe of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s business dealings, according…

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Report: Google Funds Establishment Conservatives to Fight Tech Regulation

Google works with establishment conservative think tanks that argue against regulating the tech giant, one of which had its pro-Google opinions published in National Review, according to a new report. Audio recordings obtained by Wired reveal that Google cooperates with and funds a range of establishment conservatives in D.C. that help it fend off scrutiny and oversight from politicians. The organizations named in Wired’s report are the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and the Cato Institute. Wired details how these Google-funded legacy conservative institutions sprung into action to defend the…

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Rep. Lamar Smith: Google Will Have ‘Dramatic Impact’ on Elections

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) joined Breitbart News Daily on Thursday to talk about Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s recent hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Smith said that if Google continues on the same course, it will end up “skewing elections.” Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) challenged Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a recent hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee on the topic of political censorship on the Google platforms, namely their search engine. During the hearing, Pichai and Smith went back and forth about whether or not…

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Jeff Flake Warns of U.S. ‘Authoritarianism’ in Farewell Speech

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) warned in his farewell remarks Thursday morning that the United States faces “threats” from within its political system, stating “to say that our politics is not healthy is something of an understatement.” “I believe that we all know well that this is not a normal time, that the threats to our democracy from within and without are real, and none of us can say with confidence how the situation that we now find ourselves in will turn out,” Flake said in his final floor speech. “[T]o say that our…

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Matmos Announce New Album Plastic Anniversary

Matmos have announced a new album. Plastic Anniversary is out March 15 via Thrill Jockey. The record celebrates the duo’s anniversary as a couple. It was also recorded using exclusively “sounds derived from plastic objects.” According to a press release, the 11-track album aims to explore “the world’s relationship to plastic—a material whose durability, portability, and longevity, while heralded by its makers, are the very qualities that make it a force of environmental devastation.” Check out the cover art, tracklist, and album trailer below. Plastic Anniversary follows Matmos’ previous album,…

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Lieu: ‘Would Love’ to Regulate Speech, But ‘First Amendment Prevents Me’

Wednesday on CNN, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said he “would love” to be able to regulate free speech, but lamented the First Amendment is preventing him. “I would love to be able to regulate the content of speech,” Lieu stated. “The First Amendment prevents me from doing so, and that’s simply a function of the First Amendment. But I think over the long run, it’s better that government does not regulate the content of speech.” Lieu then added that private companies should better regulate speech themselves. “I would urge these private-sector…

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Fear Itself: Economic Optimism Plummets Even While Holiday Shopping Plans Soar

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously declared at his first inaugural address that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” The idea that economic pessimism could be a self-fulfilling prophecy is once again gaining currency because of the contrast between strong data about the economy and widespread fears that a recession could be looming. The most recent survey of the American public by CNBC provides an excellent illustration. Average holiday spending plans rose above $1,100, a jump from around $900 a year ago and the first time the holiday survey has…

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Nolte: Trump Cancels White House Christmas Party for Fake News Media

President Trump canceled the decades-old tradition of the White House hosting a Christmas party for the media, reports Fox News. “President Trump has canceled the White House holiday party for the media, making the decades-old tradition a victim of his increasingly contentious relationship with major news organizations,” Fox reports. “The annual Christmas-season gathering was a significant perk for those covering the White House, as well as other Washington reporters, anchors and commentators, and New York media executives would regularly fly in for the occasion,” Fox adds. “Journalists who attended the…

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France Terror Suspect Still at Large, Police Probe Mystery phone Call

Security sources revealed Strasbourg terror suspect Cherif Chekatt received a call from a German number moments before the deadly attack on a Christmas market in France. The sources said Chekatt, 29, had received the call just before gunning down tourists and shoppers at the world-famous Christmas market but did not answer, according to Deutsche Welle. The call could provide authorities with clues as to his connections and to whom he may have fled if he crossed the nearby border from France into Germany. A further revelation came from a neighbour, speaking…

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