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Pelosi Brags Her Congress Passed 9/11 Commission Recommendations… Nope.

Nancy Pelosi: “In our very first act, we passed the 9/11 Commission recommendations to protect the American people.”

Liar, liar, pants on fire. News the day the bill was signed:

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind., vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission, said with enactment of the bill some 80 percent of the panel’s recommendations will have been met. According to Hamilton, one shortcoming of the bill is that it fails to carry out the commission’s recommendation that Congress streamline its own overlapping setup for monitoring intelligence and homeland security matters.

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In my column yesterday, I contended that the unverifiable sexual-assault allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh bore “all the hallmarks of a set-up.” I based that assessment on the patently flimsy evidence, coupled with Senate Democrats’ duplicitous abuse of the confirmation-hearing process. To repeat ... Read More
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Censure Dianne Feinstein

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