The Larry O’Connor Show 05.11.18

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About That FBI ‘Source’ (WSJ)

The Department of Justice lost its latest battle with Congress Thursday when it agreed to brief House Intelligence Committee members about a top-secret intelligence source that was part of the FBI’s investigation of the Trump campaign. Even without official confirmation of that source’s name, the news so far holds some stunning implications.

Among them is that the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation outright hid critical information from a congressional investigation. In a Thursday press conference, Speaker… [Read More]

Corey Stewart says GOP establishment wants to stop him from winning Senate nomination (Richmond Times)

GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart complained at a news conference in Washington on Thursday that Republican leaders were trying to stop him from winning the nomination in the three-way primary.

He cited as evidence some facts from a federal lawsuit over ballot access that longshot former GOP candidate Ivan Raiklin filed Tuesday against the Republican Party of Virginia and the commonwealth. [Read More]

Celebrating Mother’s Day With Your Dad Is Totally Cool & Here’s How To Do It (Elite Daily)

Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that can be overwhelmingly emotional, regardless of whether your mom is in your life. Know that celebrating Mother’s Day with your dad is absolutely an option if you won’t be with your mom. And if you’d rather shut off your phone for the day and spend time with your dad without a constant Instagram feed of mom pics, that’s cool, too.

Regardless of how you define your family, it’s worth taking a day (or two, if you count Father’s Day) to celebrate the people who’ve been by your side. For these four women below, that person is Dad, which is why they’ve decided to give Mother’s Day a whole new meaning. [Read More]

Fairfax County Public Schools considering controversial new sex education policy (Fox 5 DC)

Parents are protesting a proposed new sex education policy in Fairfax County. Those opposed to it say the new curriculum would promote transgender issues and encourage the use of contraceptives instead of abstinence.

On Thursday night, school board members heard from people on both sides of the issue. Supporters of the new sex education proposal say it is more reflective of the human experience. They believe it is more forward-thinking and inclusive of LGBTQ and transgender students. But those against the proposed new curriculum say it goes too far – without teaching kids about some of the health risks. [Read More]

Victoria Toensing: Senate should defend constitutional powers of Trump — not Mueller (Fox News)

Before the Senate debates a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Trump, it should consider this: Mueller’s use of a subpoena to require testimony by the president would violate the separation of powers in the Constitution and is an abuse of the grand jury process.

In addition, Mueller’s proposed questions for President Trump in the special counsel’s wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election would violate Article II of the Constitution and executive privilege. [Read More]

Study: American Vacation Usage at Highest Point in Seven Years (Project Time Off)

American workers took an average of 17.2 days of vacation in 2017, according to new research from Project: Time Off, jumping up nearly a half-day (.4 days) from 2016. This marks the highest level for American vacation usage since 2010 (17.5 days) and a more than full-day increase since bottoming out at 16.0 days in 2014. [Read More]

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