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Who Is The Reporter Who Interrupted President Obama At The DREAM Press Conference?



Who is the reporter who interrupted President Obama on national television while he announced his new DREAM policy? Sources are saying it was Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro, whose Twitter bio reads:

Born Irish, then became a Cold War bridegroom. I worked at Defense News, Washington Technology, then 10 years at National Journal, and now at TheDC. Lucky me.

Munro’s latest report at the Daily Caller was titled, “Obama administration tries to downplay impact, muffle public opposition to amnesty move.”

READ: Daily Caller: ‘We Are Very Proud’ of Reporter Who Heckled Obama, ‘For Doing His Job’

“The next time I prefer you let me finish my statements before you ask a question,” President Obama said.

Talking Points Memo adds:

The reporter who interrupted the president was the Daily Caller’s Neil Munro, who, according to TPM’s Brian Beutler (who was also in attendance) identified himself as an immigrant and then walked off.



[View the story “Daily Caller’s Neil Munro Really Hates President Obama” on Storify]

Daily Caller’s Neil Munro Really Hates President Obama

Reporter reporter who interrupted President Obama on national television while he announced his new DREAM policy has a history of anti-Obama attacks.

Storified by David Badash · Fri, Jun 15 2012 14:38:23

Obama profited from 1995-98 housing lawsuit, but his main client bankrupted & got a foreclosure – like vr many others. Munro
Obama’s campaign-trail High School speech lauds 100-proof martial progressivism, and caricatures free-market. Munro
President Obama has raised more than $1 billion in political donations over his career. Munro
Obama’s almost all-white campaign staff clashes with civil rights law and his ‘play by the same rules’ rhetoric. Munro
Michelle Obama (rhetorically) evicts her Mom from the White House to boost middle-class support – Munro
With Afghanistan, gas-prices, unemployment, etc., Obama’s speechwriters portray problems as accomplishments – Munro
Progressive Biden promotes Turkey’s Islamist government for Middle East regional leader. Munro
Pres. Obama, top aides & cabinet used taxpayers’ $s to visit 130+ univs & schools ISO student vote since March ’11. Munro
This seems strange. Each year, roughly 130k green cards go to immigs aged 55+ Each costs taxpayers roughly $300k. Hmmm Munro
The two states with the fastest unemployment drop are Mich. and Alabama. Obama praises one, but sues the other. Munro
Obama’s website blocks one path for illegal donations that it left open in 2008. Other paths may be still open. Munro
POTUS and Democrats lay low as Trayvon Martin narrative shifts. Munro
Obama shrugs off liberals’ insults of GOP women – Munro
Watch Obama get bored when he’s not campaigning – Munro
Obama uses fake numbers in Social Security tax dispute – Munro
Hillary Clinton cleans up some damage after Obama’s outreach to Muslims Munro
Obama shoves Holder’s legal ambitions under the 2012 campaign bus – Munro
Obama plays Henry V (after) Agincourt, praises soldiers, even Iraq campaign. Will Macbeth owls kill hawks next? Munro
Obama has a new slogan, and he’s going to hammer it into your skull Munro
Obama and Michelle, using NASCAR & country music to corral white non-college voters Munro
Obama grabs credit for Boeing’s jet-sale to Singapore. His new title, The Jet-Bringer Munro
Obama ‘can’t wait’ for voters to approve amnesty, so deputies devise piecemeal amnesty to win 2012 Hispanic votes Munro
Is Obama toast? The numbers say yes. His people say ‘Not yet.’ Munro
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Burn Bags and Use of Personal Email: Justices’ Security Practices Even Worse Than Leak Investigation Showed



Supreme Court employees raised security concerns that were not made public when an internal investigation was completed following the leak of a draft opinion reversing abortion rights.

Multiple sources familiar with the court’s operations told CNN that justices often used personal email accounts for sensitive communications, employees used printers that didn’t produce logs and “burn bags” to collect sensitive materials for destruction were often left open and unattended in hallways.

“This has been going on for years,” one former employee said.

Some justices were slow to adopt email technology — they were “not masters of information security protocol,” according to one source — and court employees were afraid to confront them over the security risks.

Supreme Court marshal Gail Curley in her investigative report noted that printer logs intended to track document production were insufficient, but a former employee said employees who had VPN access could print documents from any computer, and remote work during COVID-19 shutdowns and otherwise meant draft opinions could have been taken from the building in violation of court guidelines.

Curley’s report noted that court methods for destroying sensitive documents should be improved, but three employees said striped burn bags supplied to chambers were often left sitting out unattended, and each justice had their own protocols for disposing of court documents.

A source familiar with court security practices said some colleagues stapled burn bags shut, while others filled them to capacity and left them near their desks, and others simply left them sitting in hallways where anyone with access to non-public areas could have taken sensitive materials.

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Ethics Complaint Against Sinema Urges Investigation Into Staffers’ Duties and Her Possible ‘Abuse of Taxpayer Dollars’



If you are hired to work in Senator Kyrsten Sinema‘s office on Capitol Hill there is a 37-page memo you’ll want to read detailing all the responsibilities her staffers are required to perform, from getting her groceries, calling Verizon and going to her D.C. home to wait for a repair person if the internet goes out, scheduling massages, and ensuring her very detailed airplane requirements are met.

“It is your job to make her as comfortable as possible on each flight,” the memo says, as The Daily Beast first reported in December.

But now a group of 13 non-profit organizations have joined to file an ethics complaint against Senator Sinema (I-AZ), a new Daily Beast report reveals Friday, including details from that 37-page memo which the newly-independent lawmaker directed to be drawn up. Dated Thursday, the complaint is titled: “Letter to Senate Ethics Committee Regarding Reports of Sinema Abusing Taxpayer Dollars.”

“Senate Ethics guidelines stipulate that staff should not be asked to perform personal errands for members. This is an unambiguous ethical boundary,” the group’s complaint reads.

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It also points to that 37-page memo, which it says, “indicates that staff are required, as a condition of their jobs, to carry out numerous tasks that are outside the scope of public employment, including doing personal errands for the Senator, carrying out household tasks at her private residence, and advancing their own funds for her personal purchases. It makes unreasonably precise scheduling demands, and former staff have confirmed some of the allegations.”

The allegations continue.

“And, most troubling, it calls on staff members, who are employed and paid by the public and explicitly barred from campaign activity, to schedule and facilitate political fundraisers and meetings with campaign donors, presumably during the workday while they are on the clock and physically on federal property.”

“Senate staff are prohibited under your guidelines from engaging in political activity ‘on Senate time, using Senate equipment or facilities.’ While you have not prohibited campaign activity outside work hours, the plain language of the memo clearly implies that Sen. Sinema expects her staff to carry out these scheduling tasks during the workday. And these tasks may separately violate Senate Rule 41.1, which explicitly prohibits Senate employees from ‘solicit[ing]’ campaign funds.”

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The complaint also alleges that “Sen. Sinema required her staff to schedule three physical therapy and massage sessions a week related to her training for athletic competitions, and to tightly manage her dietary schedule — while allotting only a 30-minute period on Wednesdays for meetings with the constituents she represents.”

The carefully-worded complaint adds, “the allegations paint a picture of a Senator who is not only unresponsive to her constituents, but also disrespectful and even abusive to her employees and wholly unconcerned about her obligations under the law.”

The Daily Beast has posted a copy of the complaint here.

You can read The Beast’s full report here.



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Santos May Owe Thousands in Unpaid Traffic Violation Fines and Fees Across Two States: Report



When he left for Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. George Santos also appears to have left a string of unpaid traffic violation fines and fees in two states, including red light, double parking, and overtime parking citations totaling thousands of dollars.

The embattled serial liar and freshman New York GOP lawmaker “may owe more than $3,400 in unpaid citations, according to records from New York City and Florida,” CBS News reports.

Included in that total is $1,299.10 from Florida for toll violations that “racked up late fees and were ultimately sent to collections agencies.”

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It appears that in November of 2016, as soon as he got his New York driver’s license after having one in Florida, a car previously ticketed via a red light camera whose plates match one registered to Santos “began piling up citations in New York City — 29 in the next two and a half years, according to city government records, which do not identify the drivers of vehicles being ticketed.”

“More than $1,800 in payments were made for 17 citations, but another 12 remain unpaid, with $2,142.61 still due, according to city records.”

CBS News also points to a New York Post report from January revealing “a Nissan Rogue driven frequently by Santos in recent months had been issued speeding tickets at least five times since he was elected on Nov. 8, ‘including four times in school zones.'”

Santos is under numerous state and federal investigations that span the gamut from campaign finance to allegedly stolen charity funds donated to save the life of a veteran’s service dog. The dog died after the vet could not afford to pay for the operation.

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