TRANS: MUST WATCH! [1:04] – We must fight this evil.
PHILLIP HANEY: He was about to blow the whistle and now he’s dead – In June 2016, Haney testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he alleged that the Obama-era DHS had ordered him to delete hundreds of files about reputed associates of Islamic terrorist groups. Haney made the case that several attacks in the U.S. could have been prevented if some of the files had not been deleted.
Rep. Gohmert: “Phil Haney … was one of the kindest, most patriotic, competent people I’ve ever known in my life… We had a mutual pact. If it’s said that either one of us end up having committed suicide then the other is going to make sure that truth wins out… He saw things that were a threat to this country, he said something, and he was severely punished for it, because apparently the Obama administration had some radical ties that they did not want anybody, including Philip Haney, to expose… He was gonna name names of people that put this country at risk…and he ends with a bullet in him?” – Full length (40 min) and edited versions of Gohmert’s speech video are at the first link.
CORONAVIRUS: [3:00] – “The press needs to shut up.”
March 2 update: A total of 96 confirmed cases have been reported from across the country. Six people have died from the disease in Washington state, mostly among older people with underlying health conditions. First cases have popped up in New York, Rhode Island, and Florida. In China, the outbreak appears to have peaked.
BONGINO: “The media doesn’t tell you the story; it tells you a story.” – Stock market dips over coronavirus worries; BIG time coverage by Left Stream Slime media. Stock market rebounds; ::crickets.
PENCE: [3:18] – The VP is such a classy guy.
CHRIS MATTHEWS: He has abruptly resigned from MSNBC. I’ll refrain from commenting.
MEDIA: When Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar dropped out and threw their support behind Biden, CNN’s Alisyn Camerota breathlessly declared the new alliance was like “Abraham Lincoln…or the Avengers.”
TWITTER: A major Republican donor has purchased a sizable stake in Twitter and is reportedly planning to push for changes at the social media company.
ANTI-SEMITISM: [1:15] – The Left’s support for Palestinians and fight against Israel is rooted in hatred of Jews.
SANDMANN: Lawyers for Nick Sandmann say they are filing lawsuits against Gannett, ABC, CBS, the New York Times, and Rolling Stone magazine.
OHIO: [1:56] – Administrators at Coldwater High School told FFA Members to remove their Trump flags, so the kids held a MAGA tractor parade at the school.
WEST VIRGINIA: Republican Gov. Jim Justice today signed The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act into law.
The new law requires that a baby born alive during an abortion must be afforded “the same degree” of care that would apply “to any other child born alive at the same gestational age,” including transportation to a hospital.