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Harry Reid blasts FBI’s Comey for ‘partisan actions’ and possible violations of federal law

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Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) blasted FBI Director James Comey for his “partisan actions” with regard to the 2016 election. Comey’s Friday announcement that the agency is reviewing new materials in the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as Secretary of State, said Reid, may be in direct violation of federal law.

The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that Reid is preparing a letter to Comey and the FBI accusing the director of prioritizing the interests of one political party over the other in his letter to Congress on Friday — which Comey sent against the advice of the Justice Department and some parties within the FBI.

Reid said that Comey has crossed a line and violated the Hatch Act, which bars government employees from using their positions to advance a political agenda.

“I am writing to inform you that my office has determined that these actions may violate the Hatch Act,” said Reid in a draft of the letter obtained by the Journal. “Through your partisan actions, you may have broken the law.”

The FBI declined to comment on Reid’s actions, which align with many Democrats’ views that Comey jumped the gun by telling politicians that the investigation could be re-opened before the bureau had even obtained warrants to view the “new” emails, which were recovered through the agency’s investigation of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.

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At this juncture, the FBI does not know what’s in the emails found on Weiner’s laptop, who they are from or whether they are materials that the FBI already reviewed as part of its investigation into the private server.


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Trump says he could win Afghanistan war ‘in a week’ by wiping country ‘off the face of the Earth’

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President Donald Trump said that he could win the war in Afghanistan in a week if the country was "wiped off the face of the Earth."

Trump made the remarks on Monday, according to a White House pool report.

“I could win that war in a week," Trump reportedly said. "I don’t want to kill 10 million people. Afghanistan could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route.”

Just in, Trump’s comments on Afgahanistan, via pooler @DavidNakamura: “I could win that war in a week. I don’t want to kill 10 million people. Afghanistan could be wiped off the face of the earth. I don’t want to go that route.”

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Trump calls four Dem lawmakers ‘very racist troublemakers’ in latest angry Twitter tirade

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President Donald Trump on Monday once again launched an attack on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in an angry Twitter tirade.

"The 'Squad' is a very Racist group of troublemakers who are young, inexperienced, and not very smart," the president wrote. "They are pulling the once great Democrat Party far left, and were against humanitarian aid at the Border...And are now against ICE and Homeland Security. So bad for our Country!"

The “Squad” is a very Racist group of troublemakers who are young, inexperienced, and not very smart. They are pulling the once great Democrat Party far left, and were against humanitarian aid at the Border...And are now against ICE and Homeland Security. So bad for our Country!

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Vogue editor Anna Wintour refuses to talk about Melania Trump so she can lavish praise on Michelle Obama

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Vogue editor and fashion doyenne Anna Wintour had little good to say about current First Lady Melania Trump in an interview with the Economist, choosing instead to lavish praise on Michelle Obama as the "best ambassador this country could possibly have."

In the interview, which can be heard below, Anna McElvoy wanted to talk about Melania but Wintour seemed to have no interest in the former fashion model from Slovenia who is currently the third wife of Donald Trump.

“[Melania] I think, very consciously, wanted to see herself as an ambassador for British fashion, in this case, or a transatlantic ambassador,” McElvoy asked, pointing to the first lady's recent trip to the U.K. “I mean, do you value that?”

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