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Canova Contests Results Of Congressional Race Against Wasserman-Schultz, Demands Revote

Earlier today, former Congressional candidate Tim Canova announced that his legal team filed a complaint officially contesting the results of last month's congressional race, in which Canova faced off against former DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz.

The Canova campaign website announced the move:

"Tim Canova, independent candidate in Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, has filed a motion for a court to invalidate the results of the 2018 general election and declare that a “new election shall proceed with hand-marked paper ballots that are counted by hand in public and reported immediately and publicly at the local precinct level.”

"…In the details of Canova’s court filing, Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes [is alleged to have] “engaged in misconduct that was sufficient to change or place in doubt the results of the 2018 election.”



Canova cites Snipes, Dozel Spencer, the SOE Director of Voting Equipment, and other deputy supervisors “violated their oaths to faithfully perform their duties, engaged in repeated misconduct and violations of state and federal laws, including criminal statutes.”



https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-02/canova-contests-results-congressional-race-against-wasserman-schultz-demands-revote
 

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Canova Contests Results Of Congressional Race Against Wasserman-Schultz, Demands Revote

Earlier today, former Congressional candidate Tim Canova announced that his legal team filed a complaint officially contesting the results of last month's congressional race, in which Canova faced off against former DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz.

The Canova campaign website announced the move:

"Tim Canova, independent candidate in Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, has filed a motion for a court to invalidate the results of the 2018 general election and declare that a “new election shall proceed with hand-marked paper ballots that are counted by hand in public and reported immediately and publicly at the local precinct level.”

"…In the details of Canova’s court filing, Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes [is alleged to have] “engaged in misconduct that was sufficient to change or place in doubt the results of the 2018 election.”



Canova cites Snipes, Dozel Spencer, the SOE Director of Voting Equipment, and other deputy supervisors “violated their oaths to faithfully perform their duties, engaged in repeated misconduct and violations of state and federal laws, including criminal statutes.”



https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-02/canova-contests-results-congressional-race-against-wasserman-schultz-demands-revote
He ran against DWS in 2016 as a Dem, if I recall correctly.
 

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US-led coalition announces death of ISIS leader Abu al Umarayn
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Four Defendants Charged Panama Papers Investigation

https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/four-defendants-charged-panama-papers-investigation

Three of the four defendants named in the indictment have been arrested. BRAUER, who worked as an investment manager for Mossfon Asset Management, S.A., an asset management company closely affiliated with Mossack Fonseca, was arrested in Paris, France, on November 15, 2018. VON DER GOLTZ, a former U.S. resident and taxpayer, was arrested in London, United Kingdom, on December 3, 2018. GAFFEY, a U.S.-based accountant, was arrested in Medfield, Massachusetts, this morning. OWENS, a Panamanian attorney who worked for Mossack Fonseca, remains at large.

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said: “As alleged, these defendants went to extraordinary lengths to circumvent U.S. tax laws in order to maintain their wealth and the wealth of their clients. For decades, the defendants, employees and a client of global law firm Mossack Fonseca, allegedly shuffled millions of dollars through off-shore accounts and created shell companies to hide fortunes. In fact, as alleged, they had a playbook to repatriate un-taxed money into the U.S. banking system. Now, their international tax scheme is over, and these defendants face years in prison for their crimes.”

AAG Brian A. Benczkowski said: “Law firms, asset managers, and accountants play key roles enabling entry into the global financial system. The charges announced today demonstrate our commitment to prosecute professionals who facilitate financial crimes across international borders and the tax cheats who utilize their services.”
 

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Nigel Farage quits UKIP over it's ties to Tommy Robinson

https://www.rt.com/uk/445570-farage-quits-ukip-brexit-robinson/

UKIP founding member Nigel Farage has cut his ties with the party, accusing its leadership of trying to court “extremists” like English Defense League founder Tommy Robinson.

“With a heavy heart, I am leaving UKIP,” Farage said on Tuesday. “It’s not the Brexit party our nation so badly needs.”

In his farewell op-ed, published in the Telegraph, Farage accused the party of trying to bring in “extremists,” describing the party in its current state as “obsessed with Islam and Tommy Robinson.”
 

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74 Members of Congress Demand HHS Stop Funding of Research With Aborted Baby Parts

A letter signed by 74 members of Congress last week urged the U.S. government to stop using tax dollars to fund research that uses aborted baby body parts.

Pro-life Congressman Chris Smith and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler initiated the letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar amid growing concerns about hundreds of millions of tax dollars being spent on the controversial research.

“Exploiting even one unborn child in this way is repulsive and should stop, regardless of the outcome hoped for by researchers,” they wrote.

They urged Azar to institute a department-wide moratorium on funding for research that uses the body parts of aborted babies, starting with a contract set for renewal Dec. 5.

The members wrote: “We urge HHS to end all complicity in research that uses aborted fetal tissue, beginning with this contract. We respectfully request that HHS immediately stops approving both intramural and extramural research applications that require aborted fetal tissue, and we ask the Department to create a timeline for reviewing all currently-funded research to ensure that it uses ethical research methods instead of aborted fetal tissue.”

National Institute of Health, which is under HHS, spent $98 million on research using fetal tissue in 2017 and an estimated $103 million more in 2018, according to government documents. These experiments treat human beings as “test subjects while promoting the sale of their body parts,” the representatives told Azar.

“Much of the available fetal tissue is obtained from children violently killed by abortion, and we are deeply concerned that the bodies of these babies are being used for experimentation at taxpayer expense,” they continued.

One such National Institute of Health contract is with University of California- San Francisco. The contract provides money for fetal body parts to conduct experiments involving “humanized mice,” according to CNS News. The contract, which began in December 2013 continues through December 2020, according to NIH.

“The actual total amount of this contract, including all options, is $13,799,501 for a full performance period through December 5, 2020,” the NIH told CNSNews.com. “We have obligated $9,554,796 to date.”….

https://www.lifenews.com/2018/12/03/74-members-of-congress-demand-hhs-stop-funding-of-research-with-aborted-baby-parts/
 

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https://news.yahoo.com/boston-heroin-fentanyl-trafficking-ring-214754274.html
 

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DOJ adds additional attorney to NXIVM case – his expertise: prosecuting corrupt public officials!

You know that old saying “The best gifts come in small packages”

Well, as it turns out, that same sentiment may apply to filings in the case of U.S. v. Raniere Et Al.

As accustomed as we’ve become to the very lengthy filings of the attorneys who are defending Keith Raniere, Clare Bronfman, Allison Mack, Nancy Salzman, Lauren Salzman, and Kathy Russell – extensive in length, short on substance – it turns out that it’s the pithy little filings that can carry the most weight.

Take, for example, this little gem:

Not much there, right?

It makes sense, doesn’t it, that the prosecution team would add another attorney – especially since there are more than 20 attorneys representing the current defendants (That figure does not include the other NXIVM-related attorneys who are out there intimidating potential witnesses and obstructing justice)?

So, no big deal…unless…

Unless this particular addition was brought in for a specific reason.

So, who is this Kevin Trowel – and why was he brought in to serve on the prosecution team in this case?

Understandably, the Department of Justice does not provide detailed organizational charts of its staff. After all, most of these are noble public servants out there prosecuting some really bad people.

But what we do know from its website is that the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) has three Divisions: Appeals, Civil, and Criminal.

And, digging a little deeper on that same website, we also find out that the Criminal Division has nine sections:

– Business and Securities Fraud

– National Security and Cybercrime

– Public Integrity

– Organized Crime and Gangs*

– International Narcotics and Money Laundering

– Civil Rights

– General Crimes

– Long Island Criminal Division

– Forfeiture Practice**



https://frankreport.com/2018/12/04/doj-adds-special-attorney-to-nxivm-case-his-expertise-prosecuting-corrupt-public-officials/
 

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Resignations in the news today: (part 1)







Long resigns from Cumberland Valley School Board

https://cumberlink.com/news/local/communities/mechanicsburg/long-resigns-from-cumberland-valley-school-board/article_827524cb-0529-59fd-8fa1-eb440b7442fa.html



SA River Authority supervisor resigns after 'permanently disfiguring' employee, records show

https://www.ksat.com/news/defenders/sa-river-authority-supervisor-resigns-after-permanently-disfiguring-employee-records



Nadine Sutherland resigns from job in the US.

http://jamaica-star.com/article/entertainment/20181204/nadine-sutherland-resigns-job-us



Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams submits resignation letter to council

https://kutv.com/news/local/salt-lake-county-mayor-ben-mcadams-submits-resignation-letter-to-council



Shira Pavis Minton, Ethics Counsel, to Retire from the SEC After 20 Years of Federal Service

https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2018-271



Kerrigan resignation surprises fellow Democrats

https://www.record-courier.com/news/20181203/kerrigan-resignation-surprises-fellow-democrats



Farmington school superintendent to retire at end of school year

https://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/farmington/2018/12/04/farmington-school-superintendent-retire-end-school-year/2200523002/



Centene executive Cynthia Brinkley retiring

https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/centene-executive-cynthia-brinkley-retiring-from-clayton-based-managed-care/article_b53b3948-cbef-5b33-82f8-6c351502d607.html



Senseonics Holdings' CFO retires

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3414243-senseonics-holdings-cfo-retires



Bill Priestap, FBI, Retiring

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/fbi-veteran-who-worked-on-clinton-russia-probes-retiring



Chester Mayor Rex Cowley Resigns

http://www.reviewonline.com/news/local-news/2018/12/cowey-resigns/



WSU provost resigns

http://dnews.com/local/wsu-provost-resigns-cites-health-and-well-being/article_f38beb8e-f792-11e8-a5f2-ffa77de98517.html



South Bend state representative resigns

http://kokomoperspective.com/politics/indiana/south-bend-state-representative-resigns/article_d4cd561e-3a38-594f-a1fe-0e239a910db0.html



Klackle Orchards' owners to retire; farm's future uncertain

https://www.woodtv.com/news/montcalm-county/klackle-orchards-future-uncertain-as-owners-retire/1638875275



The jailer at a troubled Kentucky detention center has resigned

https://www.wtvq.com/2018/12/04/kentucky-jailer-troubled-facility-resigns/



Taylor Resigns From Indiana House

http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/39587204/taylor-resigns-from-indiana-house-state-representative-joe-taylor-district-7



Two Resign from Azusa Pacific University's Board of Trustees Citing Drift from Faith and Core Principles

https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/december/two-resign-from-azusa-pacific-universitys-board-of-trustees-citing-drift-from-faith-and-core-principles



State revenue director to resign

https://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/government/state-revenue-director-resigns-20181205



BOQ boss resigns in wake of triple bypass

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/boq-boss-resigns-in-wake-of-triple-bypass



Ecuador VP Resigns Amid Probe Over Payments

https://www.voanews.com/a/ecuador-vp-resigns-amid-probe-over-payments/4686848.html



Education commissioner Pam Stewart resigns, clearing way for DeSantis to tap Corcoran

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/school-zone/os-ne-education-commissioner-florida-20181204-story.html



President of 2 BayCare hospitals resigns

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-executive-moves/president-of-2-baycare-hospitals-resigns.html



2 resign from GASD board

http://www.gettysburgtimes.com/news/local/article_6f751fb4-3aa2-5766-a123-09f7d91bb37e.html



Westport soccer coach resigns after indecent exposure arrest

https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Westport-soccer-coach-resigns-after-indecent-13441318.php



Four WBR deputies arrested and fired in escape investigation

https://katc.com/news/covering-louisiana/2018/12/04/four-wbr-deputies-arrested-and-fired-in-escape-investigation/



Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz announces resignation from Nevada State Assembly

https://mynews4.com/news/local/assemblywoman-olivia-diaz-announces-resignation-from-nevada-state-assembly



Ward 54 councillor Shayne Ramsay has resigned

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Local/Peoples-Post/councillor-hands-in-resignation-letter-20181203



South Korea 'Garlic Girls' curling coaches resign over alleged abuse

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/south-korea-garlic-girls-curling-coaches-resign-over-alleged-10996054
 

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And Then There Was None – Bill Priestap Resigns…
Posted on December 4, 2018by sundance

The only remaining FBI counterintelligence official at the center of all spygate and Clinton investigation issues is departing.



The enigma man, E.W. “Bill” Piestap is retiring from the FBI. Bill Priestap is the FBI Asst. Director in charge of all counterintelligence operations. Priestap was FBI Agent Peter Strzok’s boss; he was also at the epicenter of the story surrounding every action taken by the FBI in the Clinton investigation and the Trump campaign investigation.

Bill Priestap was copied on every email of consequence including the writing of the Clinton exoneration talking points delivered by FBI Director James Comey. Priestap was the central figure on the FBI side of both Clinton and Trump operations. “Bill” is mentioned in hundreds of text messages sent by Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

In short, Bill Priestap was everywhere – except where you would most likely expect to find him, in media discussion. The timing seems curious though the Wall Street Journal goes to great lengths to describe the timing as a mere happenstance due to his 20-year service anniversary and the opportunity to retire with full benefits:
WASHINGTON—A top FBI official who helped oversee two politically sensitive investigations related to the 2016 presidential campaign is retiring from government service.​

Bill Priestap, who currently serves as assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s counterintelligence division, will leave his post by the end of the year. Mr. Priestap, a 20-year veteran of the bureau, worked on organized crime and drug cases in Chicago before rising through the national security ranks of the agency after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Mr. Priestap’s retirement is unrelated to the controversies over the handling of the 2016 investigations, according to a person familiar with the matter. He “became eligible to retire and has chosen to do so after 20 years of service,” the FBI said in a statement.​
The federal government allows some employees, including FBI agents, to retire with full benefits if they are 50 or older and have at least two decades of service.
During the 2016 campaign, Mr. Priestap was one of several officials at the center of two politically volatile probes: the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information, and a counterintelligence inquiry into whether associates of then-candidate Donald Trump colluded with the Russian government.
After Mr. Priestap’s departure, none of the high-ranking bureau officials involved in the two investigations will remain with the bureau. FBI director James Comeywas fired by President Trump last year, and Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was later dismissed by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his contacts with the media, days before he was eligible to retire with benefits.
Peter Strzok, the chief of the counterespionage section, left the FBI this year after it emerged that he had sent disparaging text messages about Mr. Trump.
Top bureau officials, especially those with national security experience, are in high demand in private-sector fields like cybersecurity, defense contracting and private intelligence. Mr. Priestap’s future plans aren’t known. (read more)​


Priestap was so important that during FBI Director James Comey’s March 20th, 2017, congressional testimony Director Comey told congress it was Bill Priestap who recommended that congressional oversight should not be notified of the ongoing counterintelligence operations. Priestap’s instruction was so important that despite the rules violation FBI Director Comey followed his recommendation and kept congress in the dark.
On June 5th, 2018, FBI Director of Counterintelligence E.W. “Bill” Priestap testified to a joint session of the House Judiciary and House Oversight committees.

The hearing was a matter of strong public interest. Mr. Priestap was questioned for approximately seven hours. However, journalist Olivia Beavers covering for The Hilldropped a detail that seemed rather curious:
(The Hill) […] Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), however, said he felt that Priestap didn’t say anything that would indicate there was “political bias that motivated the Hillary Clinton email investigation.”
Priestap “completely” backed up everything that Comey said, according to a source familiar with his testimony.
Only three lawmakers — Jordan, Meadows and Krishnamoorthi — attended the hearing, which took place on the first day after a weeklong recess.​
Priestap’s interview comes after the joint House investigation stalled for months after being first announced. (more)​


On the home-front: FBI Director of Counterintelligence Bill Priestap is married to Sabina Menshell a self-employed “consultant” with a history of donations to Democrat candidates, specifically to Hillary Clinton.
Bill’s wife Sabina comes from a Goldman Sach’s connected family, which must be why Bill and Sabina can afford to live in a $3.2 million home in Washington DC.






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Facebook's value plunges by $9.5BILLION as soon as markets open following document leak which showed the company was 'anti-competitive'


Facebook shares opened down on Thursday, the day after documents leaked

Company lost 2.5 per cent of its value, or roughly $9.5billion in early trading

Comes after document leak which showed firm used data to cripple rivals and leverage money from developer

Zuckerberg was forced to defend his business practices Wednesday night

Facebook shares took a sharp fall as stock markets opened on Thursday, a day after a secret trove of documents was leaked.

Shares opened around 2.5 per cent down, wiping an estimated $9.5billion off the company's $379billion value, but rebounded slightly to 1 per cent down 90 minutes after trading started.

The documents showed Facebook 'aggressively' pursued competitors, used its platform to cripple rivals, and leverage developers for advertising money, setting up conflicts with regulators and politicians around the globe.

Stock investment firm Stiefel had downgraded Facebook's shares ahead of markets opening in New York, saying the company has made 'too many adversaries' for its business to thrive.


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UN migration pact would erode Canada’s sovereignty, says Scheer

By Margaret Wollensak, The Epoch Times

December 6, 2018 Updated: December 6, 2018
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With Canada set to sign on to a global United Nations agreement on migration next week, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says adopting the pact would be tantamount to erasing Canada’s borders.

The U.N. is billing its Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as the first inter-governmentally negotiated agreement to cover all aspects of international migration. To be signed by multiple countries next week in Morocco, the agreement would set “a common understanding, shared responsibilities, and unity of purpose regarding migration.”

Scheer said his party strongly opposes the agreement and has called on the Trudeau government not to sign it.

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Is NOTHING private any more? Shocking extent of how big firms harvest your data – from children's voice recordings, passport info and even pregnant mothers' due dates

Health details and copies of passports can be at risk when customers tick an online consent box

Analysis by the Mail found a number of companies involved in hidden data harvesting and sharing

Giant firms can use personal data to build a profile of customers for targeted adverts or to pass to other organisations

The disturbing scale of the personal data harvested and traded by multinationals can be revealed today.

Health details, children's voice recordings and copies of passports can be at risk when customers tick an online consent box.

Analysis by the Mail found that Marriott International, Facebook, Asda, Paypal, BT and Tesco engaged in hidden data harvesting and sharing.



Giant firms can use personal data to build a profile of customers for targeted adverts or to pass to other organisations.

Examples include:

Pregnant women's due dates being farmed out by Asda to mystery third-party companies for marketing;

Children's voices recorded on the YouTube Kids app being used by Google to promote other apps;

Passport copies given to PayPal for account verification purposes being shared with Microsoft for facial recognition products;

Health details, ethnic origin and political views of Facebook users being used by the social network for targeted advertising;

Viewers of BT television being profiled for advertisers according toprofiles of their television watching and telephone call records.

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6465037/Shocking-extent-big-firms-harvest-data.html
 

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Huawei’s CFO Arrested at U.S. Request, Sparking Outrage in China

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-05/huawei-cfo-arrested-in-canada-as-u-s-seeks-her-extradition



Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer was arrested in Canada over potential violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran, provoking outrage from China and complicating thorny trade negotiations just as they enter a critical juncture.



China’s embassy in Canada demanded the U.S. and its neighbor “rectify wrongdoings” and free Wanzhou Meng, who is also deputy chairwoman and the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei. U.S. equity futures and Asian stocks slid as the episode reignited concerns about U.S.-Chinese tensions.



Meng’s arrest is likely to be regarded back home as an attack on one of China’s foremost corporate champions. While Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. dominate headlines thanks to flashy growth and high-profile billionaire founders, Ren’s company is by far China’s most global technology company, with operations spanning Africa, Europe and Asia.



China wants the U.S. and Canada “to clarify the grounds for the detention, to release the detainee and earnestly safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the person involved,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Thursday at a press briefing.



Meng faces extradition to the U.S., said Ian McLeod, a Canada Justice Department spokesman, declining to elaborate. She was arrested Dec. 1 after the U.S. Department of Justice in April opened an investigation into whether the leading telecommunications-equipment maker sold gear to Iran despite sanctions on exports to the region.



The U.S. Department of Justice didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday.



Meng’s arrest came on the day that Donald Trump and Xi Jinping dined in Buenos Aires, setting in motion a truce in the rising U.S.-China trade tensions. But Huawei itself already had been a flashpoint between Washington and Beijing.



Huawei’s ambitions span artificial intelligence and chipmaking to fifth-generation wireless. That last effort, a massive push into the future of mobile and internet communications, has raised hackles in the U.S. and become a focal point for American attempts to contain China’s ascendancy. Shares in several of its suppliers, from Sunny Optical Technology Group Co. and Largan Precision Co. to MediaTek Inc., fell.
 

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White House to Host Google CEO Amid Cloud of Concerns over Company’s Silencing of Conservatives



Google CEO Sundar Pichai will appear at the White House on Thursday alongside other Silicon Valley leaders as a cloud of suspicion hangs over his company in the wake of several reports in recent months of bias against conservatives and specifically supporters of President Donald Trump.

According to the Associated Press, Pichai will join top executives from other tech giants like Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and Qualcomm.

“The White House says the Thursday meeting will address efforts to advance American leadership in innovation and how that will affect jobs, industries and the economy,” the AP reported. “Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz and Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf are among the expected attendees.”

At this stage, it is unclear if President Trump himself will join the meeting–or if the tech executives will meet with others on his behalf. It also remains unclear if the White House, or Trump himself, will press Pichai–as the CEO of Google–on efforts to suppress conservatives particularly Trump’s supporters in the wake of his electoral victory in 2016. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, has not replied to a request for comment on whether the White House will press Google on this matter.

But in recent months a series of reports have emerged that demonstrate that at least some at Google have sought to–with official company resources–wipe out conservatives and Trump supporters.

For instance, in September, Breitbart News uncovered an hourlong internal Google company meeting video in which executives at the company expressed their dismay with the election of President Trump. The meeting, which happened in the immediate aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, was the company’s first meeting after Trump’s win.

In the explosive video, several top company executives–including Pichai, who is heading to the White House to represent the company on Thursday–are seen and heard bashing Trump and his supporters and discussing use of official company resources and new emerging technology to ensure that the result of the 2016 election is not repeated. As Breitbart News’ Allum Bokhari reported back in September:

Co-founder Sergey Brin can be heard comparing Trump supporters to fascists and extremists. Brin argues that like other extremists, Trump voters were motivated by “boredom,” which he says in the past led to fascism and communism.

The Google co-founder then asks his company to consider what it can do to ensure a “better quality of governance and decision-making.”

VP for Global Affairs Kent Walker argues that supporters of populist causes like the Trump campaign are motivated by “fear, xenophobia, hatred, and a desire for answers that may or may not be there.”

Later, Walker says that Google should fight to ensure the populist movement – not just in the U.S. but around the world – is merely a “blip” and a “hiccup” in a historical arc that “bends toward progress.”

CEO Sundar Pichai states that the company will develop machine learning and A.I. to combat what an employee described as “misinformation” shared by “low-information voters.”


https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2018/12/06/white-house-to-host-google-ceo-amid-cloud-of-concerns-over-companys-silencing-of-conservatives/
 

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U.S. ATTORNEY FOR SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK WILL COMPLY WITH THE LAWYERS’ COMMITTEE FOR 9/11 INQUIRY INC.’S SUBMISSION OF THEIR PETITION, AND AMENDED PETITION DEMANDING THAT THE U.S. ATTORNEY PRESENT TO A SPECIAL GRAND JURY EXTENSIVE EVIDENCE OF YET TO BE PROSECUTED FEDERAL CRIMES RELATING TO THE DESTRUCTION OF THREE WORLD TRADE CENTER TOWERS ON 9/11

http://webdev.911truthoutreach.org/557-news-releases/747-federal-grand-jury-petition-filed-for-new-9-11-investigation
http://webdev.911truthoutreach.org/557-news-releases/775-u-s-attorney-for-the-southern-district-of-new-york-responds
https://lawyerscommitteefor9-11inquiry.org/

The U.S. Attorney’s letter does not spell out the steps that will be taken to comply, but 18 U.S.C. § 3332 is clear as to what these steps must be. This law states: “[a]ny such [United States] attorney receiving information concerning such an alleged offense from any other person shall, if requested by such other person, inform the [Special] grand jury of such alleged offense, the identity of such other person, and such attorney’s action or recommendation.” This law also states that “(a) It shall be the duty of each such [special] grand jury impaneled within any judicial district to inquire into offenses against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have been committed within that district.”

This letter from the U.S. Attorney was signed by Michael Ferrara and Ilan Graff, Chiefs, Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit. On November 24, 2018, the Lawyers’ Committee replied, thanking the U.S. Attorney and expressing support for a thorough inquiry into the crimes reported in the Lawyers’ Committee’s petitions.

On April 10th, The Lawyers’ Committee presented a 52-page original Petition was accompanied by 57 exhibits and presented extensive evidence that explosives were used to destroy three WTC buildings. That evidence included independent scientific laboratory analysis of WTC dust samples showing the presence of high-tech explosives and/or incendiaries; numerous first-hand reports by First Responders of explosions at the WTC on 9/11; expert analysis of seismic evidence that explosions occurred at the WTC towers on 9/11 prior to the airplane impacts and prior to the building collapses; and expert analysis by architects, engineers, and scientists concluding that the rapid onset symmetrical near-free-fall acceleration collapse of three WTC high rise buildings on 9/11 exhibited the key characteristics of controlled demolition.

The Lawyers’ Committee’s July 30th Amended Petition addresses several additional federal crimes beyond the federal bombing crime addressed in the original Petition. The Lawyers’ Committee concluded in the petitions that explosive and incendiary devices preplaced at the WTC were detonated causing the complete collapse of the WTC Twin Towers on 9/11 and increasing the tragic loss of life.

Comments by several of the Committee members noted the importance of crossing this legal threshold and emphasized the need for further public involvement in support of greater transparency and accountability.
 

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Trump’s EPA Moves To Repeal Obama’s ‘De Facto Ban’ On New Coal Plants

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Ecuadorian President: Enough UK Assurances for Julian Assange to Leave Embassy

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said that the UK has provided written assurances that they will not extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to any country where he will face the death penalty.

Moreno claims that this is a sufficient guarantee for Assange to be able to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been residing since being granted asylum in 2012.

During Moreno’s radio interview, he did not say that he will be forcing Assange to leave — but stated that the WikiLeaks legal team is considering what to do.

It was recently revealed through a filing error that Assange has been secretly charged in the United States — though the nature of the charges remains unknown.

At the end of November, a judge heard arguments about unsealing the charges, but no decision was made.

The US government argued that the press and the public have no right to know what the charges against the publisher actually are. He explained that he would be willing to provide more information in a closed setting.

The UK has refused to acknowledge the findings of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD), which found that he is being arbitrarily and unlawfully detained and must be immediately released and compensated.

As Matt Taibbi recently wrote in a must read op-ed for Rolling Stone, “the more likely eventuality is a prosecution that uses the unpopularity of Assange to shut one of the last loopholes in our expanding secrecy bureaucracy. Americans seem not to grasp what might be at stake. Wikileaks briefly opened a window into the uglier side of our society, and if publication of such leaks is criminalized, it probably won’t open again.”

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/12/ecuadorian-president-enough-uk-assurances-for-julian-assange-to-leave-embassy/