Ambassador Richard Grenell, Sean Spicer and Gold Star Mother Debbie Lee on The Larry O’Connor Show 05.25.18

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About Gold Star Mother Debbie Lee (America’s Mighty Warriors)

Debbie Lee is an author, public speaker and political activist who has traveled the nation telling her sons amazing story and advocating for our troops, their families and families of the fallen. Debbie understands the sacrifice our troops make and that “Freedom isn’t free.” On Aug 2, 2006 she received a knock on the door that would forever change her life. She was notified that her son Marc Alan Lee had been killed in action becoming the first Navy SEAL killed in Iraq. Since that day Debbie has dedicated her life to honoring our troops and the families of the fallen, defending our defenders and fighting to keep the freedoms that our troops have fought for.She has worked tirelessly to ensure that our troops and military and Gold Star families have access to respite and important services that help assist recovery after injury or loss. [Read More]

McCain Admits Iraq War Was A Mistake (The Daily Caller)

Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona admitted Friday that the Iraq War was a mistake.

“The principal reason for invading Iraq, that Saddam had WMD, was wrong,” McCain wrote in his new book. “The war, with its cost in lives and treasure and security, can’t be judged as anything other than a mistake, a very serious one, and I have to accept my share of the blame for it.” [Read More]

Trump agrees to shake ‘1,100 and something’ hands at Naval Academy graduation (The Washington Examiner)

President Trump said Friday he would stay for “hours” to shake hands with all graduating seniors at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Trump closed his address to graduates by asking them to weigh in on whether or not he should stay.

“I was given an option. I could make this commencement address, which is a great honor for me, and immediately leave and wave goodbye. Or I could stay and shake hands with just the top 100. Or I could stay for hours and shake hands with 1,100 and something. What should I do? What should I do?” he asked. [Read More]

DOJ holds contentious Russia briefings as sparks fly over ‘spygate’ (Fox News)

The FBI and Justice Department on Thursday held a pair of high-level briefings for lawmakers in an effort to ease Republican pressure over the Russia investigation, amid President Trump’s outcry over revelations that a confidential informant made contact with several of his advisers during the 2016 campaign.

The White House-brokered briefings were expanded at the 11th hour to include an afternoon session for bipartisan members of Congress, but that gesture did little to muffle criticism from Democrats who said the sessions played into the hands of those trying to undermine the Robert Mueller probe.

By the time both sessions were concluded Thursday afternoon, each side appeared to be digging in. [Read More]

Harvey Weinstein charged with two counts of rape, criminal sex act (New York Daily News)

The hands that held two Oscars wore NYPD cuffs as accused serial sex fiend Harvey Weinstein faced his long-delayed day of reckoning after decades of decadence.

The disgraced Hollywood heavyweight’s accusers cheered, while Weinstein whimpered and whined, after the movie mogul surrendered to cops and stood in court on charges of rape and sexual assault. [Read More]

Twitter Stunned by Comment from Weinstein Lawyer: He ‘Did Not Invent the Casting Couch’ (Mediaite)

Harvey Weinstein was arraigned by the police today, and earlier this morning, his lawyer made a genuinely baffling comment about his client’s behavior.

Just to review, Weinstein has been charged with rape, as multiple women over the past few months have come forward revealing their horrific experiences with the longtime producer.

So keep that in mind as you watch Weinstein’s lawyer say this (video above, via CBS) [Read More]

Morgan Freeman Scandal Raises Questions About His Comments to Female Reporters in Past ET Interviews (ET)

On Thursday, Morgan Freeman issued a statement of apology following accusations of harassment by multiple women who have worked on movie sets with him, worked for his production company, or interviewed him in a professional setting.

In a CNN report published on Thursday, eight women alleged that the 80-year-old actor subjected them to inappropriate behavior, including unwanted touching and comments about their figure. Several of the accusers said they didn’t report Freeman’s alleged behavior because they feared for their jobs. [Read More]

Andrew McCabe Spent $70,000 On A Table. The FBI Hid It From Congress (The Federalist)

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, who was fired for lying under oath, spent $70,000 in taxpayer dollars on a conference table. The FBI also redacted the conference table’s steep price tag from documents that members of the Senate Judiciary Committee requested, in an apparent attempt to hide it from Congress. [Read More]

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