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‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a prominent British far-right activist. “65% of Italians under the age of 35 now oppose mass immigration. Europe is waking up…” Mark Collett tweeted on Tuesday, citing a recent public opinion poll in the country. Collett came to prominence as the leader of the youth ...

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USDA lab killing ‘hundreds’ of kittens by ‘incineration’ as part of study – congressman

Hundreds of kittens are bred, fed parasite-infected raw meat and then killed by incineration at a US Department of Agriculture lab in Beltsville, Maryland, according to Rep. Mike Bishop (R-Michigan). Bishop sent a letter of concern to US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue about the Maryland lab and called for an investigation into the cruel practices. Bishop’s letter explained that ...

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Assange has ‘physical proof’ Russia didn’t hack DNC – Congressman

Russia did not provide WikiLeaks with Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 US presidential campaign and Julian Assange has physical evidence to prove it, says a Republican congressman who met with him. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) visited the Ecuadorian embassy in London in August 2017 and met with Assange. He brought up that meeting on Wednesday evening’s episode of ...

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‘Zero real evidence’ Assad behind chemical attack – US congressman

US government officials offered “zero real evidence” that the Syrian government was behind the alleged chemical attack in Douma, relying instead on information circulating online, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) said. In their briefing to Congress, the director of national intelligence and the secretaries of defense and state reference “info circulating online,” Massie tweeted on Thursday, adding that this means they ...

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US congressman proposes gold-backed dollar, but does America have enough bullion?

Republican Congressman from West Virginia Alex Mooney has proposed a bill “to define the dollar as a fixed weight of gold.” The problem is that the US may not have enough physical gold to back the greenback, an expert tells RT. In bill number 5404, dated March 22, Mooney criticizes US monetary policy, citing the fall in the dollar’s purchasing ...

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Guns could have saved Jews from Holocaust – GOP Congressman

A Republican congressman jumped into the gun rights debate by claiming that arming the Jewish people may have saved them during the Holocaust. His comments sparked outrage on social media. Reprsentative Don Young (R-Alaska) was asked what local governments could do to prevent massacres in American high schools at a town hall in Juneau, Alaska, last Thursday. “How many millions ...

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Congressman urges arrest of ‘any illegal aliens’ at State of the Union address

With Democrats planning to bring “Dreamers” as special guests to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) is encouraging US Capitol Police to arrest any illegal immigrants present. Gosar’s office tweeted that US authorities should check to see if anyone in attendance is undocumented. The move is seemingly in response to a decision by Democrats ...

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‘Secret society’ within FBI, DOJ trying to take Trump down, Congressman Gowdy claims

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina) claims ‘lost’ text messages between two FBI staffers, disparaging President Trump, reference a “secret society” within the Executive Branch of the US government. On Monday, Gowdy said that the text messages, between FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page, mentioned a “secret society” of people within the DOJ and FBI ...

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Royce rolls: Congressman, fervent decrier of Russia, won’t seek re-election

House Foreign Affairs Committee chief Ed Royce (R-California) says he will not run for a 14th term in 2018. Royce, who once claimed the success of RT is fueled by the “KGB,” however, still has his sights set on Russia. Royce, who represents California’s 39th congressional district in southeast Los Angeles and Orange County, made his announcement Monday. He is ...

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Disgraced S.I. Congressman Michael Grimm wants his job back

Disgraced Staten Island pol Michael Grimm wants his old seat back, GOP sources tell the Daily News. Grimm — who spent seven months in prison for tax fraud — is making calls about running for Congress through former lawmaker Guy Molinari, sources said. The pair is looking to round up core supporters. If he goes through with the plan, a ...

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