Brad Thor, Kristy Swanson, JT Lewis, Jasmyne Cannick & T. Becket Adams on The Larry O’Connor Show 09.18.19

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Trump names hostage envoy Robert O’Brien as national security adviser, replacing Bolton (FOX News)

President Trump on Wednesday named the State Department’s hostage envoy Robert C. O’Brien as his fourth national security adviser, replacing John Bolton, who was ousted from the administration last week.

“I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very successful Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the State Department, as our new National Security Advisor. I have worked long & hard with Robert. He will do a great job!” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. [Read More]

Don’t believe the victim, says New York Times reporter — she was probably drunk! (Washington Examiner)

New York Times reporter Robin Pogrebin seems determined to humiliate her newsroom at every turn — and all for the sake of selling her new book.

First, she published a hilariously ill-advised tweet from one of the Times’ main social media accounts this weekend, promoting an excerpt from her upcoming book. Pogrebin then threw her editors under the bus after the excerpt placed in the paper’s Sunday Review section was found to have excluded relevant exculpatory details regarding allegations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh, as an undergraduate at Yale University, once dropped his trousers during a party and that friends then “pushed his penis into the hand of” an unidentified female victim. [Read More]

Sandy Hook parents release chilling ‘back to school’ PSA (NBC News)

An anti-gun violence group, connected to the Sandy Hook massacre, unveiled a chilling “back to school” PSA on Wednesday, showing how kids could be forced to use ordinary possessions to fend off active shooters.

The Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, based out of Newtown, Connecticut, depicts smiling, happy children suddenly having to employ skateboards, jackets and cell phones in life-or-death moments. [Read More]

‘The Princess Bride’ remake idea has people crying inconceivable (CNN)

“The Princess Bride” is fine just the way it is, thank you very much.

After Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Tony Vinciquerra mentioned the idea of a reboot to Variety in a profile on the film’s executive producer, Norman Lear, people on Twitter were quick to respond.
“We have so many people coming to us saying, ‘We want to remake this show or that show,'” Vinciquerra said. “Very famous people whose names I won’t use, but they want to redo ‘The Princess Bride.'” [Read More]


Democratic donor Ed Buck charged with operating drug house after 2 men found dead in home (LA Times)

Prominent Democratic donor and LGBTQ political activist Ed Buck was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house, with prosecutors calling him a violent sexual predator who preys on men struggling with addiction and homelessness.

Buck was charged with one count each of battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Buck is accused of injecting a 37-year-old man, who overdosed but survived, with methamphetamine on Sept. 11. [Read More]



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