Corruption

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    Congressional committee continues to probe dubious Obama-era actions

    Katelyn Caralle of the Washington Examiner reports that congressional investigators want to hear from several controversial Obama administration members. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., issued requests to interview former FBI Director James Comey, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch,…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2018
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    A review of Rosenstein’s resistance

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online assesses top Justice Department official Rod Rosenstein’s actions in opposition to President Trump. For years, Rosenstein had carefully tended to his reputation as an apolitical lawman, beloved of both parties. At a time when Trump nominees for top executive offices were extraordinarily…
    Mitch Kokai, September 25, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Carolina Journal Radio marks its 800th weekly episode by highlighting some of the most interesting figures to appear on the program over the past 15 years. Among the notable interviewees: Fred Barnes, Arthur Brooks, Charles Cooke, Steve Forbes, Robert George, Jonah Goldberg, Mary Katharine Ham, Andrew McCarthy, Deroy Murdock, Charles…
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2018
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    Shocker! Intelligence officials pondered partisan media leak strategy

    Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller reports new details that should shock no one who has followed the disturbing news about inner workings of the American intelligence agencies. Newly released text messages show disgraced FBI official Peter Strzok asked to speak to former FBI lawyer Lisa Page about…
    Mitch Kokai, September 12, 2018
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    Who is supposed to collect the ACP payment?

    The $57.8 million payment agreed between Gov. Cooper and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline partners remains in limbo and a new investigative committee will “probe Cooper’s involvement with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline,” Dan Way writes for Carolina Journal. From committee debate, it appears nobody knows, or will say, whether the…
    Joseph Coletti, September 6, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the legislative committee that will look into concerns surrounding a $58 million Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why the N.C. economy needs more new business enterprises.
    Mitch Kokai, September 5, 2018
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    NYT ignores problems of public confidence

    Michael Goodwin of the New York Post takes a rival publication to task for its willful ignorance of ongoing crises. Test your knowledge of current events by answering this question: Which organization remains stuck in deep cover-up mode? A) The FBI B) The Roman Catholic Church…
    Mitch Kokai, September 3, 2018
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    Mueller’s malpractice

    Deroy Murdock uses a TownHall.com column to skewer special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe. Imagine that a 40-year-old agrees to a colonoscopy. His doctor detects no evidence of disease, and it’s a decade early for a preventive procedure. But the physician insists on checking anyway. He knocks the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 3, 2018