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James Foley’s family say they faced prosecution for paying ransom

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Happy with Obama: Bowe Bergdahl’s parents Unhappy with Obama: James Foley’s parents Ask yourself why — Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) September 12, 2014 ABC News, The Daily Mail and other media outlets are reporting today that the U.S government threatened to prosecute the family of James Foley for funding terrorism if the family paid Foley’s captors ransom […]

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Rep. who served in Afghanistan, Iraq calls release of Taliban leaders ‘shocking’

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http://twitter.com/#!/UsmcGirl3381/status/473163551755223040 Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, is not pleased at all with the administration for releasing five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo Bay. As Twitchy reported, their release was in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban since 2009. http://twitter.com/#!/Alankota/status/473113894907826176 http://twitter.com/#!/Lion_LAM/status/473160866691420162 National Review has video of […]

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Ed Schultz goes full jackwagon: Republicans are politicizing ‘Berghazi’

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http://twitter.com/#!/AG_Conservative/status/473590862962638848 Another smart and classy MSNBC take on the Bowe Bergdahl swap: http://twitter.com/#!/Tyler_McNally/status/473570353407877120 According to Ed Schultz, “the real story” is about “fear-mongering” Republicans like Canadian Ted Cruz from Canadian Canada trying to “make President Obama look bad.” Just another “phony scandal” like Benghazi. Bonus: “There’s nothing American about Ted Cruz.” http://twitter.com/#!/Lindarsey/status/473572905402769408 http://twitter.com/#!/Biffspeaks/status/473666611501473792 http://twitter.com/#!/lightning7876/status/473658641883480064 http://twitter.com/#!/amandacarpenter/status/473804188556992512 […]

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Washington Post headline: ‘Republicans say’ illegal prisoner swap was illegal

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/472958562554380288 Blogger @redsteeze called out the Washington Post on its headline concerning the controversial release of five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. “Republicans say law was broken to get Bergdahl freed,” it read. “Lawmakers were not notified of the Guantanamo detainees’ transfer until after it occurred.” plain and simple. […]

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Dana Loesch wonders if the WH has a regret after Bergdahl court-martial announcement

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The U.S. Army has announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a general court-martial for charges related to deserting his unit in Afghanistan: The Obama administration traded five Taliban commanders being held at Gitmo in return for Bergdahl. President Obama announced Bergdahl’s release at a high profile press conference in the Rose Garden where he […]

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‘Simply inexcusable’: President rebuked over Taliban swap

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http://twitter.com/#!/RepJBridenstine/status/509452527981428737 As Twitchy reported, the House Rules Committee met Monday to prepare a resolution that would rebuke President Obama for arranging the prisoner swap of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban prisoners. As expected, that resolution made it to the floor of the House Tuesday, where it passed 249-163. http://twitter.com/#!/cimarcos/status/509450372050464768 http://twitter.com/#!/cimarcos/status/509452975173939200 House Speaker John Boehner released a […]

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Rep. Cotton calls out anonymous WH ‘sources’ for smearing Bergdahl’s platoon

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RepCotton to critics of #Bergdahl's fellow soldiers: show your face or "shut up, stand back and thank these men for their service" — Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) June 18, 2014 Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing about the swap of five Taliban commanders from Gitmo in return for suspected deserter Bowe Bergdahl. […]

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‘Why did my son die?’ Father of soldier slain in Bergdahl search chokes up [video]

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Andy Andrews speaking about the death of his son Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Andrews, killed looking for the deserter #bergdahl #cspan3 #taliban — mac (@tokyohoya) June 18, 2014 This afternoon, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing to discuss the Bergdahl exchange. Among those testifying was Andy Andrews, father of 2nd Lt. Darryn […]

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Bergdahl platoonmate says he hasn’t been interviewed in Army investigation

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Folks. Cody Full, Bergdahl's platoon mate, says neither he nor the others have been contacted for the probe. https://t.co/PfMjRUFJ6B — Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) July 15, 2014 As Twitchy reported earlier today, the U.S. Army stunned many by returning former Taliban prisoner and alleged deserter Bowe Bergdahl to active duty. More stunning is that members of Bergdahl’s […]

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‘File under butthurt’: Brazile says Bergdahl criticism is just GOP PR

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A Republican PR firm has been publicizing accounts that Bergdahl might have gone AWOL just to make the President look bad. — Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) June 8, 2014 It’s all about Obama. Never before has any president been the victim of such irrational hatred. Blah blah. [email protected] pic.twitter.com/BaPRARjAHz — Comrade Chuck (@chuck_dizzle) June 8, 2014 […]

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