First Right: Friday, March 31, 2017


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03/31/2017 05:17 CDT


TRUMP FIGHTS BACK AGAINST OBAMA DEEP STATE LEAKERS AS TWO DEMOCRATS BREAK RANKS ON GORSUCH AND SENATE RACES HEAT UP EARLY IN WISCONSIN AND UTAH


TODAY’S TOP 10

THE TRUMPIRE FIGHTS BACK

  • White House invites congressional investigators to view documents that improperly outed Trump officials. Bloomberg.

  • Former Bush NSC director describes in vivid detail how Obama colluded with the news media to spread the Russia narrative. The Hill.

  • Former Obama official on the hot seat after being too frank on MSNBC about spreading anti-Trump intel. Fox News.

  • What Devin Nunes knows. He knows Team Obama was spying broadly on the incoming Trump administration. Kimberley Strassel.

  • Peter Schweizer: Media chases non-existent Trump-Russia story and ignores John Podesta’s real Russia ties. Breitbart.

TWO DEMOCRAT SENATORS BREAK RANKS and confirm they will vote for Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination. Hot Air.

PENCE CASTS TIE-BREAKING VOTE to allow states to deny funding for Planned Parenthood. Chicago Tribune.

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS, the U.S.' new ambassador to the U.N. is an unapologetic champion of her own country's interests within the global body. Reform winds are blowing. Investors Business Daily.

WE ELECT A REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT in part to kill wasteful spending run amuck in Washington. So far, Trump is doing his part. Power Line.

ASSOCIATED PRESS’ BIASED “SCIENCE WRITER” uses the phrase “mainstream” six times to try to slant a global warming story. Associated Press.

HOME CAREGIVER OF SPECIAL NEEDS grandchildren surprised to find union was deducting dues from her government check. Daily Signal.

IS THIS REALLY JAMES COMEY’S secret Twitter account? A reporter digs it out. Gizmodo.

IS ORRIN HATCH WILLING TO STEP DOWN and is Mitt Romney really thinking about replacing him? Hot Air.

U.S. MARINE VETERAN GETS MAJOR EARLY BACKING in 2018 U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin to unseat incumbent Tammy Baldwin. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • Why would we mock Mike Pence for having a good marriage? The Federalist.

  • Who is allowed to talk about “climate change?” The Federalist.


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Global warming scientist Judith Curry smacks down warmist hypester Michael Mann for lying at a congressional hearing. YouTube.

  • U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, who says he’ll filibuster Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, acts as if he doesn’t remember if he supported Gorscuh previously. Free Beacon.


WHAT THE H?

  • Ace ruminates on the meaning of Hillary’s massive time investment on a feeble campaign logo. Ace of Spades HQ.

TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@Doranimated) A dirty little secret in DC. Every journalist knows that Obama, in final weeks, hyped the Russia issue, b/c WH comms pestered them daily. Tweet.
  • (@PoliticalShort) WashPost "reporter" David Ignatius was Obama's greatest propagandist in media. Here's how O's WH weaponized media. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

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