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15 former spooks who work at CNN and MSNBC now

CNN added to its deep roster of former FBI and CIA officials-turned-analysts Friday with the hiring of Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director fired for lack of candor during an investigation last year.

McCabe is the tenth ex-FBI, CIA or intelligence community official CNN has hired during the Trump administration, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation analysis. MSNBC has followed closely behind, having hired five former officials, including former CIA Director John Brennan.

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Ocasio-Cortez faces backlash for calling Electoral College a ‘Scam’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has been criticized after she called for the elimination of the electoral college while claiming the system is a “scam” that undermines the “voters of color.”

The freshman congresswoman made her comments in an Instagram story earlier this week. The video started with her driving along a barren highway while joking that there were “many votes here.”

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Ken Cucinelli: Fed complicit in human trafficking of migrant children

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said Thursday that American law is forcing the government to help smuggle illegal immigrant into the U.S.

He said parents turn their children over to smugglers who bring them through Mexico to the U.S. border and get them across. Once over the line, they usually turn themselves in voluntarily, counting on federal authorities to deliver them to their parents or other relatives, usually in the country illegally themselves.

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Wikipedia has ICE facilities listed under ‘concentration and internment camps’

Wikipedia, the online Encyclopedia, which has been routinely accused of left wing bias, has a list of ICE facilities under a section titled “concentration and internment camps,” and is keeping it there despite critics requesting it be removed.

The list of ICE facilities reappeared on the concentration camps page after Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, used the rhetoric to describe US holding centers on the border with Mexico.

Editors of the Wikipedia page cited the Democrats’ use of the term “concentration camp” to justify the inclusion of the ICE centers on the page.

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Non-citizens made up 64% of ALL federal arrests last year, report finds

Despite making up only seven percent of the U.S. population, non-U.S. citizens accounted for almost two-thirds (64 percent) of all federal arrests last year, according to newly released government numbers.

The statistics are part of a report issued Thursday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics titled “Immigration, Citizenship, and the Federal Justice System, 1998-2018.”

“In 1998, 63% of all federal arrests were of U.S. citizens,” the report explains. “In 2018, 64% of all federal arrests were of non-U.S. citizens.”

The report explains during the 20-year time frame, arrests of non-citizens “more than tripled” while citizen arrests rose 10 percent.

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San Francisco rebrands ‘convicted felon’ as ‘justice-involved’ person

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is busy rewriting “language guidelines” for what to call certain people. For instance, a convicted felon or an offender released from jail should be called a “formerly incarcerated person,” or a “justice-involved” person. A person who commits another crime — once called a “repeat offender” — should be called a “returning resident.”

People on parole or probation should be referred to as a “person on parole” or a “person under supervision.”

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The Medieval Coast: 124 cases of Typhus confirmed in LA

An explosion of rats in Los Angeles has lead to a surge in cases of Typhus and could pave the way for a public health crisis.

According to Reform California, there have been 124 confirmed cases of Typhus in LA County this year.

On top of the increase in Typhus cases, experts fear the return of a disease that wiped out a third of Europe in the 12th century, the Bubonic Plague.

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Lindsey Graham to advise AG Barr on rollout of Spygate docs

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Tuesday, he will meet with Department of Justice Attorney General William Barr this week to advise on the public rollout of classified documents pertaining to the FBI’s investigation into President Trump and Russia.

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