Exclusive: Prominent lawyer sought donor cash for two Trump accusers
A well-known women’s rights lawyer sought to arrange compensation from donors and tabloid media outlets for women who made or considered making sexual misconduct allegations against Donald Trump during the final months of the 2016 presidential race, according to documents and interviews. California lawyer Lisa Bloom’s efforts included offering to sell alleged victims’ stories to TV outlets in return for a commission for herself, arranging a donor to pay off one Trump accuser’s mortgage and attempting to secure a six-figure payment for another woman who ultimately declined to come forward after being offered as much as $750,000, the clients told The Hill.
Sources: Palestinian billionaire Masri detained in Saudi Arabia
Sabih al-Masri, a Palestinian billionaire and the chairman of Jordan’s largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh, family sources and friends said on Saturday. They said Masri, a Saudi citizen and Jordan’s most prominent businessman with holdings in hotels and banking, was detained after heading to the Saudi capital last week to chair meetings of companies he owns.
North Korea must earn right to talks, says US Secretary of State Tillerson
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said North Korea must “earn its way back to the table” for negotiations between the two countries to restart. Mr Tillerson said Pyongyang had to carry out a “sustained cessation” of weapons testing before any talks. It is a U-turn from comments made earlier this week, when Mr Tillerson said the US was “ready to talk any time time North Korea would like to talk”.
Australia abuse: Archbishop rejects call to report confessions
A senior member of the Roman Catholic Church in Australia has rejected a key recommendation of a landmark inquiry into child sex abuse. It said priests should report abuse confided to them, even in the secret context of the confessional. But the archbishop of Melbourne said any priest who broke the seal of confession would be excommunicated.
Jerusalem: Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel
Three Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border, Palestinian officials say. More than 100 were hurt in Gaza and the occupied West Bank amid fresh protests over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In the West Bank, an Israeli policeman was wounded in a Palestinian knife-attack, Israeli police say. He was shot and died later.
US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes
US Republicans from both houses of Congress have revealed their joint bill for the biggest overhaul of the country’s tax system in 30 years. The plan brings the US corporate tax rate down to 21% from the current 35%. The top individual income tax drops to 37% from 39.6%. President Donald Trump campaigned on a pledge to cut taxes, and passing the legislation marks a significant victory.
Trump to remove ‘climate change’ as a national security threat
The Trump administration will reverse course from previous Obama administration policy, eliminating climate change from a list of national security threats. The National Security Strategy to be released on Monday will emphasize the importance of balancing energy security with economic development and environmental protection, according to a source who has seen the document and shared excerpts of a late draft.
‘Free-for-all’ at U.S. border reveals disturbing trend
The so-called “Trump effect” at the U.S. southern border is becoming a bygone memory as border agents are again being overwhelmed by foreign nationals of all stripes seeking asylum. It’s no secret the number of apprehensions fell sharply in the first three months of President Trump’s administration, bottoming out in April as the human traffickers feared being caught and prosecuted…
‘Lynch mob’ gov’t committee votes in favor of allowing abortion on demand in Ireland
The Irish government’s advisory committee on the upcoming abortion referendum has voted for abortion. On December 13, the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment voted to recommend abortion on demand up to 12 weeks and until birth on undefined health grounds.
Trudeau limiting gov’t funding to abortion supporters is “ideological coercion”: lawyer
The Justin Trudeau Liberal government’s requirement that employers attest to their support of abortion and transgender “rights” to receive summer job grants for students is “totalitarian,” says a constitutional lawyer.
BREAKING: Obama-appointed judge blocks Trump’s rule ending HHS contraceptive mandate
Obama-appointed U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone has blocked a Trump order from October that was to end the federal requirement that employers violate their consciences to participate in the provision of employees’ contraceptives and abortifacient drugs.
White House signals Western Wall has to be part of Israel
Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem’s Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and others in the Middle East.
IT’S AN INDUSTRY: Thanks to Lisa Bloom We Now Know Trump Accusers are Paid $750,000 by Dem Donors to Say Trump Abused Them
It’s an industry. Thanks to Lisa Bloom, spawn of Gloria Allred, we now know that Trump accusers are paid $750,000 by top Democrat donors to accuse the billionaire president of sexual abuse. With Democrats it’s all about power by any means necessary.
Greatest Stock Market Rally Ever: Dow Up Most points in a Calendar Year Ever – Ties Record for Most All-Time Highs in a Year!!!
The Dow ended up again today at another all-time high for the 69th time this year – matching the record for a calendar year set in 1995. At the bell the Dow closed at its highest closing amount ever at 24,651. Since last year’s election the Dow is up over 34%!
Illegal Immigration Hits Obama Levels
The number of arrests along the Southwest border have climbed back up to Obama-era levels in the first two months of the new fiscal year, suggesting President Donald Trump’s effect on illegal immigration has worn off after early progress.
UK Study: During Obama Presidency US Weapons Took Two Months to Go From Syrian Rebels to ISIS
Obama’s Middle East Strategy Was Clearly the Worst Foreign Policy Strategy in US History
Cook County Commissioner Requests UN Peacekeeping Forces to Chicago – 652 Homicides So Far This Year..The joys of liberalism: 603 people have been shot and killed in Chicago so far this year.
3,454 people have been shot. There have been 652 homicides in Chicago so far this year.
NAZI WHISPERS: Dutch Govt Official Tells Man With Down Syndrome How ‘Expensive’ He Is
As technology advances, humans with Down syndrome are being systematically eliminated via abortion. In Europe in particular, eugenics are flourishing in this regard, with nearly 92% of Down syndrome babies being killed off in the womb. The United States is, sadly, catching up, killing over 67% of our babies with the detected syndrome in utero.
Vigilante Arrested for Killing 30 Pedophiles in Mass Murder Spree
A Nebraska man, who was caught by police strangling a convicted sex offender, has admitted to a string of murders, claiming to have killed “over 30” pedophiles.
Jews Flee Paris Suburbs Over Rising Tide of Islamist Anti-Semitism
French-Jewish families are being forced from their homes in Paris suburbs as Europe continues to be convulsed by levels of anti-Semitism not seen since the end of the Second World War.