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Some GOP Presidential Candidates Still Haven’t Acknowledged The Terror Attack On Planned Parenthood



Some Republicans, so obsessed with an enemy overseas, are unwilling to condemn or even acknowledge the murderous terror attack on Planned Parenthood on U.S. soil.

As the world sadly knows, a Colorado Planned Parenthood was the scene of terror attack on Friday that left three people – a police officer, an Iraq veteran, and a mother of two – dead, and at least nine others injured.

By the end of Friday, as NCRM was the first to report, no GOP presidential candidate even acknowledged the attack on Friday, whereas all three Democratic candidates had, with Hillary Clinton being the first and offering the strongest support for Planned Parenthood.

On Saturday, Ted Cruz became the first Republican presidential candidate to acknowledge the attack, and he strongly condemned it. But on Sunday, Cruz then repeated a right wing lie that the terror attack suspect, Robert Lewis Dear, was “a transgendered leftist activist.” 

John Kasich, also Saturday, posted this tweet:

Slowly, several other GOP presidential candidates acknowledged the attack, although most did not issue statements denouncing the attack, nor did any offer support for Planned Parenthood. Most who did wade into the issue did so by speaking on the Sunday morning talk shows.

Donald Trump phoned into “Meet the Press” and called Robert Dear a “maniac,” but also had the temerity to say, “I see a lot of anxiety and I see a lot of dislike for Planned Parenthood.”

Ben Carson on “This Week” said the attack “should be condemned very strongly,” then denounced “extremism” on both sides, as if the left had anything to do with the attack.

WATCH: Huckabee Doesn’t Know Any Pro-Life Leader Who’s Suggested Violence Toward Planned Parenthood

Jeb Bush, also on Sunday, in a statement said, “There is no acceptable explanation for this violence, and I will continue to pray for those who have been impacted.”

Mike Huckabee on Sunday took to CNN, saying, stunningly, “I don’t know any pro-life leader, any––if you can tell me one, please correct me––but I don’t know of anybody who has suggested violence toward Planned Parenthood personnel.”

Carly Fiorina, whose lies during a GOP debate about Planned Parenthood videos that do not exist many say helped fuel the hate against Planned Parenthood, attacked the “left wing tactics” of her critics and denied any wrongdoing.

Rand Paul has said absolutely nothing. Monday morning he retweeted this tweet, which has nothing to do with the terror attack:

Chis Christie too has said absolutely nothing, despite claiming to have been appointed the U.S Attorney for New Jersey the day after 9/11, and despite posting this tweet Sunday also about terrorism – clearly, not domestic terrorism:

And, perhaps most stunningly, Marco Rubio has not only not acknowledged the terror attack at all, but sandwiched in between tweets promoting his online store’s merchandise Friday and Sunday, posted just one tweet Saturday:

MSNBC’s Steve Benen Monday morning penned an excellent piece on “the national candidates who took their sweet time in denouncing the mass shooting, and worse, the Republicans who couldn’t be bothered to even extend perfunctory well wishes to the affected families.”

“If candidates like Rubio and Christie – both fond of bluster and chest-thumping when it comes to security issues – aren’t going to condemn the attack on U.S. soil, perhaps they can offer some explanation for their reticence? If the answer is they’re afraid of antagonizing right-wing Planned Parenthood opponents in their party’s base, perhaps it’s time to rethink national leadership as a career path,” Benen concludes.



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Trump Indicted by Grand Jury: Reports



Donald Trump’s attorneys have been notified a grand jury has voted to indict the ex-president on numerous federal charges and ordered to appear in a Miami court next Tuesday, according to ABC News, CNN, and NBC News. Trump on his Truth Social account made a similar claim..

“Former President Donald Trump has been indicted in the special counsel’s classified documents probe, sources familiar with the matter tells CNN,” the network reports. “Trump has been charged with seven counts in the indictment, according to another source familiar with the matter.”

“We’re learning from our sources that there appears to be at least seven counts here,” ABC News’ Katherine Faulders reported on-air, ABC News online reports.. “This ranges from everything from the willful retention of national defense information to conspiracy to a scheme to conceal to false statements and representations.”

MSNBC on-air reports NBC News has confirmed the Trump indictment, and NBC News online reports the indictment is “in connection with his mishandling of more than 100 classified documents that were discovered last year at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, making the twice-impeached former commander-in-chief the first former president to face federal criminal charges.”

Watch this currently ongoing ABC News live streaming video:

In three separate entries on his Truth Social platform, Trump writes: “The corrupt Biden Administration has informed my attorneys that I have been Indicted,” along with several false allegations NCRM will not publish.

“I have been summoned to appear at the Federal Courthouse in Miami on Tuesday, at 3 PM,” he adds.

He also declares he is “innocent.”

This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change.

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‘Where’s the Money?’: Biden Laughs Out Loud, Mocks GOP’s Allegations



Just as his press conference with the U.K. Prime Minister was coming to a close and reporters were asked to remain seated, a jovial President Joe Biden stayed and took several questions from reporters desperate to ask about Republicans’ baseless and unsubstantiated claims he accepted millions in bribe money when he was vice president.

Shouting “bribery allegations,” one reporter told the President, “Congresswoman Nancy Mace says there’s damning evidence in an FBI file that you sold out the country.”

As a smile worked its way across the President’s face, the reporter continued saying: “Do you have a response to congressional Republicans?”

The President did.

“Where’s the money?” he deadpanned.

“I’m joking,” he added.

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“That’s a bunch of malarkey,” Biden ultimately responded, denying the claims which were fueled by FBI Director Chris Wray’s decision to allow the entire House Oversight Committee, in eluding far-right Republicans, access to an old FBI form documenting a second-hand tip alleging bribery.

NBC News Peter Alexander then threw a curious question at the President.

“Mr. President, what do you say to Americans to convince them that they should trust the independence and fairness of the Justice Department when your predecessor, Donald Trump, repeatedly attacks it?”

Biden quickly became less jovial.

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“Because you notice,” he said very seriously, pointing his finger at the reporter, “I have never once, not one single time, suggested to the Justice Department what they should do or not do relative bringing a charge or not bringing a charge.”

“I’m honest,” he stressed.

Foreign policy, national security, and political affairs analyst and commentator David Rothkopf responded to the video clip, stating: “Questions like these are not serious journalism.”

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Watch: Stunned Bill Barr Speechless After Fox Host Asks Why DOJ Is Pursuing Trump ‘In the Middle’ of an Election



Former Trump Attorney General Bill Barr, once one of the ex-president’s top defenders, appeared stunned and speechless Thursday afternoon when a Fox News host surprised him by asking why the U.S. Dept. of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation against Trump over classified documents while he is running again for president.

“Why is this process happening so quickly in the middle of a presidential election?” Fox’s Martha MacCallum asked. She neglected to mention that Donald Trump reportedly announced his presidential campaign to avoid being charged.

Barr, who is on record stating he opposes Trump’s actions surrounding the hundreds of classified and top secret documents he likely unlawfully removed from the White House and refused to return, paused for several seconds before replying.

“Uh,” Barr finally replied, “This, this was a fairly simple case,” he said, appearing to defend DOJ.

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“The Mar-a-Lago case. This is a case that can be done relatively quickly, and that’s why I thought, it’s the main – because it’s a very limited question,” Barr explained, shifting gears. “It relates to, ah, one collection of documents and and why they weren’t given to the government once they were subpoenaed. And it’s a pretty simple case.”

Moving on, MacCallum asked, “And you believe that the charge will be obstruction, based on what you’ve said before?”

“Yeah, yeah,” Barr responded, seeming to not want to bet pinned down to an answer, “if I had to bet I think that that there’s going to be an indictment here on that basis, but it’s not going to be because he took the documents, or even had the documents for a while. I think it’s because they believe that he acted deceitfully once the government tried to get the documents back.”

On Tuesday, Barr spoke with CBS News to refute his ex-boss’s “witch hunt” claims, said the ex-president had “jerked” DOJ around over the hundreds of classified and top secret documents he refused to return, and added there was “no excuse” to do so.

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