News from Around the Web for June 12, 2024

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#10 President Biden reacts to son Hunter's guilty verdict in gun trial: 'I am also a dad' - Michael Lee for Fox News, and Tommy Robinson, Mike Davis, Jesse Watters, The Vigilant Fox on X

Biden was found guilty on all charges in the criminal case focusing on his purchase of a firearm in 2018. He faces a maximum of 25 years in prison with the conviction, though legal experts have said he is unlikely to face jail time. Hunter Biden himself showed very little emotion as the verdict was read, appearing motionless and looking ahead with wide eyes as the jury handed down its decision. After the counts were read, Biden hugged a member of his legal team and flashed a big smile at his attorney, Abbe Lowell. The sentencing date has not yet been set...

#9 Former Trump Attorney Tells CNN Why Biden Likely Won’t Commute Hunter’s Sentence - Jason Cohen for The Daily Caller and Tim Parlatore and Conservative News Daily on X

Former Trump attorney Tim Parlatore said on Tuesday that President Joe Biden likely will not commute Hunter’s sentence because it would strip his son’s right to appeal the guilty verdict. A jury convicted Hunter Biden on Tuesday on all three charges in his federal gun trial in the case brought by special counsel David Weiss in September, including providing false statements and knowingly possessing a gun while being a drug addict. Parlatore said on “CNN Newsroom” that Hunter will likely not face a jail term and that his father likely will not commute the sentence to allow his son to appeal the verdict...


#8 Exclusive: House Republicans Demand Briefing On CIA Interference In Biden Probe - Tristan Justice for The Federalist and Amuse on X

House Republicans are demanding a briefing from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) over the CIA’s alleged interference with investigations related to President Joe Biden and Hunter Biden. On Tuesday, the chairmen of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees sent a letter to CIA Director William Burns requesting a staff-level briefing by agency personnel to explain previous denials that the CIA interfered to block an interview of Biden associate Patrick Kevin Morris. The letter was a follow-up to one sent in March seeking records related to allegations from federal whistleblowers who claim the CIA blocked the interview of Morris...


#7 Biden Attorney Who Put Pro-Life Grandma in Prison Drops Murder Charge Against Criminal Who Killed Elderly Woman - Steven Ertelt for Life News

How broken is our justice system? The Biden DOJ official who put a pro-life grandma in prison for praying and singing has dropped a murder charge against a criminal who killed an elderly woman. As LifeNews reported, Joe Biden is putting an elderly woman in prison for 25 months. Paulette Harlow is one of a dozen pro-life Americans the Biden administration has targeted with prosecution for protesting abortions while it ignores hundreds of pro-abortion crimes committed across America. Harlow, who is 73, was sentenced to two years and one month for her role in a peaceful pro-life protest inside an abortion center...


#6 GOP Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Block CCP-Linked Entities from Purchasing Land Near Federal Property - Conservative Roof, and Rep Dan Newhouse on X

GOP Congressman Dan Newhouse is introducing a proposal aimed at blocking businesses and individuals linked to the Chinese Communist Party from buying land near federal properties. Newhouse, a Republican from Washington state who serves on the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, is anticipated to present the bill on Tuesday evening.  The “No American Land for Communist China Act” has 20 cosponsors, including the support of committee Chairman John Moolenaar, R-Mich. The legislation states that it would “prohibit certain businesses and persons from purchasing real estate adjacent to covered Federal lands in the United States, and for other purposes.”


#5 Six Suspected Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested in Sting Operation in New York, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia - Jennie Taer for The New York Post, and Steve Gruber and Bill Melugin on X

Six Russian nationals suspected to have terror ties to ISIS have been arrested in a coordinated sting operation spanning Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia, The Post can exclusively reveal. Two ICE sources confirmed to The Post they arrested the six people, who hail from Tajikistan, over the last week after the FBI contacted the agency to warn it. Two others who were part of the same group were also arrested after being under surveillance for “several months” by a multi-agency Joint Terrorism Task Force, according to NBC.  Part of the investigation featured a wiretap which revealed one of the now-arrested individuals was talking about bombs, the sources said...


#4 Rep. Jim Banks Urges Appropriations Committee to Stop U.S. from Aiding Ukrainian NGOs Targeting Americans - Kristina Wong for Breitbart, and Michael Knowles, Robby Starbuck, Ron Paul and Tracy Beanz on X

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), in a letter on Tuesday, urged Republican leaders on the House Appropriations Committee to stop the U.S. government from partnering with Ukrainian actors targeting Americans after a Ukrainian non-governmental organization published an enemies list consisting of American lawmakers, think tanks and media figures who questioned or opposed sending more taxpayer aid to Ukraine. Banks sent letters to Americans on the list — including X and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk — informing them that he has asked Appropriations Committee Chairman Tom Cole (R-OK) and State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Mario Diaz Balart (R-FL) to stop the State Department and USAID from partnering with any actors overseas who encourage the harassment of Americans...


#3 US Government and Soros Team up With Ukrainians to Attack Blaze Media, Musk, and Tucker - Peter Gietl for Blaze Media and Glenn Beck on X

Yesterday, Blaze News reported that a shadowy Ukrainian NGO called “” had placed Blaze Media and Glenn Beck on its enemies list for supposedly spreading “Russian propaganda and disinformation.” While masquerading as an independent journalism organization, the outlet tweeted "claims that […]’s editorial team is trained or funded by the U.S. government are outright lies.” Last night, Return uncovered this to be a demonstratable lie by the organization and that it is, in fact, funded with U.S. tax dollars by several American agencies and funding and partnerships tied to the George Soros-led Open Society Foundations.


#2 Four Democrat Leaders Arrested and Charged with Election Fraud in Bridgeport, Connecticut - Cristina Laila for The Gateway Pundit, and Paul D. Dangreau and Owen Gregorian on X

Four Democrat leaders were arrested and charged this week with election fraud in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The voter fraud was tied to a 2019 mayoral primary race. Bridgeport City Councilman Alfredo Castillo, Vice Chair of Bridgeport’s Democrat Party Wanda Geter-Pataky were charged with election tampering. Two campaign workers Nilsa Heredia and Josephine Edmonds were charged with election fraud and unlawfully possessing another person’s absentee ballot...


#1 MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Is Worried She’ll Be Put in One of Trump’s ‘Massive Camps’: ‘I’m Worried About Me' - Brian Flood  for Fox News, and Catch Up on X

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow is "worried" former President Trump could throw her in jail or even some sort of camp for high-profile liberals if he’s victorious in November.  Maddow, who has largely built her program around passionate criticism of Trump for years, famously pushed since-debunked theories tying the former president to Russia. Now she’s concerned Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, will weaponize the government and throw his media critics in jail if he defeats President Biden in November.  "I'm worried about the country broadly if we put someone in power who is openly avowing that he plans to build camps to hold millions of people and to ‘root out’ what he’s described in subhuman terms as his ‘enemy from within.’ Again, history is helpful here. He’s not joking when he says this stuff, and we’ve seen what happens when people take power proclaiming that kind of agenda," Maddow told CNN, adding that Trump would also go after his political rivals...


And Now for Something Special smiley

92-Year-Old Just Became One of America’s Richest Self-Made Women—She’s Worth $700 Million - Tom Huddleston Jr. for CNBC and Heart of USA on X

Joan Payden is one of America's richest self-made women. At age 92, she's also one of the oldest. Payden is the CEO of Payden & Rygel, a Los Angeles-based money management firm she founded in 1983 after quitting her job and emptying her 401(k), according to Forbes. Today, the firm manages more than $161 billion in assets and nearly 240 employees across multiple offices, according to its website.


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