Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Dr. Scott Atlas and Chairman Jack Wilson on The Larry O’Connor Show 05.19.2020


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Kayleigh McEnany ridicules ‘apoplectic analyses’ of hydroxychloroquine after Trump says he’s taking it (Washington Examiner)

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany ripped cable news outlets for their coverage of hydroxychloroquine after the president revealed he’s been taking the medication.

President Trump has repeatedly touted the anti-malarial medication despite it having no proven or substantial evidence of preventing or treating the coronavirus. While some of the medical experts working with the White House have pushed back on the president’s promotion of the drug, Trump announced Monday that he has been taking it. [Read More]

Above the Law: The Inside Story of How the Justice Department Tried to Subvert President Trump (Amazon)

Matthew Whitaker came to Washington to serve as chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and following Sessions’s resignation, he was appointed Acting Attorney General of the United States. A former football player at the University of Iowa who had been confirmed by the Senate as a U.S. Attorney, Whitaker was devoted to the ideals of public service and the rule of law. But what he found when he led the Department of Justice on behalf of President Trump were bureaucratic elites with an agenda all their own.

The Department of Justice had been steered off course by a Deep State made up of Washington insiders who saw themselves as above the law. Recklessly inverting, bending, and breaking the law to achieve their own political goals, they relentlessly undermined the Constitution by flaunting the rightful authority of a President they despised. [Read More]

Dr. Scott Atlas knocks contract tracing push: ‘It’s the improper tool at this point in this infection’ (FOX News)

Hoover Institution senior fellow Dr. Scott Atlas told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Thursday that using contact tracing as a prerequisite for reopening U.S. cities forced into lockdown by the coronavirus pandemic is “simply illogical.”

“Contact tracing is an important tool for public health pandemics but not now,” Atlas explained, “not in this stage when millions and millions of people already have the virus. [Read More]

Trump quips to Virginia farmer: ‘You’ll have nobody guarding your potatoes’ because of gun control measures (Washington Examiner)

President Trump said Virginia farmers wouldn’t be able to protect their crops if their Democratic governor continues to chip away at Second Amendment rights.

After being invited by a Virginia potato farmer to come visit, Trump joked Tuesday that his administration was “going after Virginia” in response to Gov. Ralph Northam signing a slate of gun control measures in April during the coronavirus pandemic.

“We’re going after Virginia with your crazy governor. We’re going after Virginia,” Trump quipped to a round of laughter from farmers gathered at the White House to talk about the U.S. supply chain. “They want to take your Second Amendment away. You know that right? You’ll have nobody guarding your potatoes.” [Read More]

 

Declassified Susan Rice email shows Comey suggested ‘sensitive’ info on Russia not be shared with Flynn (FOX News)

Former FBI Director James Comey suggested to then-President Barack Obama in a January 2017 meeting that the National Security Council [NSC] might not want to pass “sensitive information related to Russia” to then-incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to a newly declassified email that Flynn’s predecessor sent herself on Inauguration Day. [Read More]

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