The Columbia Bugle's Sunday Newsletter
An exciting week for the America First Movement with massive victories in the primaries on Tuesday (potentially more victories on the way once they hurry up and finish counting in Washington) and a powerful speech by President Trump at CPAC. In spite of the Regime’s attempts to snuff it out, the movement that President Trump started in 2015 continues to grow and get bolder. America First Rises!
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The Rise Of America First Candidates
A triumphant week for the America First Movement and an epic collapse of the America Last GOP Establishment. It took a little longer than we’d all like, looking at you Arizona and Washington, but Trump-Endorsed America First Candidates vanquished their RINO opponents in a number of primaries across the country.
This coming week we’ll do a deeper dive into these primaries, the candidates and the policies that helped them win once we FINALLY get the results from the state of Washington.
But for now, here are some of the highlights from this election week and the campaigns of these new candidates.
Blake Masters For United States Senator Of Arizona
Kari Lake For Governor Of Arizona
John Gibbs For Michigan’s Third Congressional District
Tudor Dixon For Governor Of Michigan
A Red Wave in November seems very likely, but a bold America First Red Wave must be the goal. It’s not enough for us to just elect Republicans. We need to clear out the RINOs. This week was a huge step in the right direction.
FBI Director Christopher Wray Flees From Questions About The Politicization Of The FBI
FBI Director Christopher Wray fielded a number of questions from GOP Senators focused on the political weaponization of the FBI against MAGA and the leniency of the Department to allies of the Regime. Not all the questions were perfect and some important issues were not brought up, but overall it was still an important hearing. Wray looked rattled during most of the hearing and cut it short to fly out of town for “business” avoiding a second round of questions. Here are some of the key moments from the hearing.
Senator Ted Cruz Grills Director Wray Over The FBI’s Role In The Governor Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Hoax
The most important moment from the hearing was Senator Ted Cruz questioning Director Wray over the Governor Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Hoax.
FBI Director Wray
The guy in charge of the whole Detroit Field Office is now in charge of the whole Washington Field Office.
That is astonishing.
The FBI Agent in question is a man named Steven D’Antuono.
Revolver News reported on D’Antuono’s promotion in their piece on October 17th, 2020.
D’Antuono had only been running the Detroit office for about a year prior to this prestigious promotion. His most prestigious case by far climaxed just last week, as it was D’Antuono’s agents who helped arrest 13 men for allegedly plotting to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer.
As Darren Beattie of Revolver News points out, this promotion came just a few days after the Whitmer plotters were arrested.
Julie Kelly discussed in her piece in American Greatness how the Whitmer Plot was used to interfere in the 2020 election.
The Whitmer kidnapping hoax is another flagrant instance of the FBI interfering in a presidential election. Whitmer and Joe Biden both made the most of the politically fortuitous news, blaming Trump for inspiring the alleged kidnappers.
Whitmer played the role of victim to a sympathetic media. Throughout October 2020, Whitmer made the rounds on cable and Sunday news programs to accuse Trump of motivating domestic terrorists to “kidnap, put me on trial, and execute me.” (Whitmer, in fact, knew of the plot and was never in any danger.)
Some data suggests the media onslaught may have succeeded. Polls showed a precipitous drop for Trump in Michigan after mid-October as Michiganders, and millions of Americans, were voting early for president. Trump will never know how many votes he lost as a result of the damaging headlines but it’s unrealistic to believe the extensive negative coverage had zero impact.
Senator Cruz isn’t the only elected official to question the FBI And DOJ’s handling of the Governor Whitmer Kidnapping Plot. Last week Congressman Dan Bishop asked questions about the FBI’s role in the plot as well.
We covered Congressman Bishop’s Questioning in our Sunday Newsletter from last week.
Unfortunately, at this hearing Senator Ted Cruz didn’t receive any backup from his fellow Senators on his line of questioning and FBI Director Christopher Wray ducked another round of questioning due to a flight out of Washington on “business.”
No questions were asked about the mystery of the January 6th Pipe Bomber.
Revolver News reported that morning on the mystery of the pipe bombs.
An exclusive analysis by Revolver News can prove that the FBI is in possession of, but has refused to release, security camera footage of the January 6 pipe bomber planting the pipe bomb at the DNC building at 7:52 p.m. on January 5th.
This extraordinary revelation should be the immediate subject of Congressional inquiry as to why the FBI has stonewalled release of the footage.
What is now beyond speculation, however, is that the FBI has dead-on footage of the bomber planting the bomb at the DNC building. Yet despite a $100,000 reward out to the public asking for information leading the bomber’s arrest, the FBI is refusing to share this “moneyshot” footage with the public.
Senator Josh Hawley Questions FBI Director Wray About Whistleblower Report On Afghan Refugees
Biden’s Open Borders policies continue to make this country unsafe. At the hearing Senator Hawley questioned Director Wray on what the FBI knows about the Biden Administration’s failure to vet Afghan Refugees.
According to this whistleblower’s allegations there are 324 individuals who were evacuated from Afghanistan and allowed to enter the United States despite appearing on DOD’s biometrically enabled watch list. This is a watch list that identifies folks whose biometrics have been collected and determined to be threats or potential threats to National Security including known suspected terrorists.
Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, asked Wray if the FBI knows where in the U.S. the flagged evacuees are located.
"We have a lot of information about where people are located," Wray said. "I can't sit here right now and say we know where all are located at any given time."
Project Veritas released a video in May about a whistleblower who reached out to them about Afghans listed on the Federal Government’s “Terrorism Watch List” who were resettled in American communities.
Senator Tom Cotton Confronts FBI Director Wray On The Leniency Towards Pro-Abortion Activists Who Tried To Intimidate Supreme Court Justices
Enemies of the Regime get the book thrown at them, while allies of the Regime get off with nothing. Senator Cotton questioned Director Wray about this and predictably got a ridiculous excuse.
Julie Kelly summed it up best on Fox News.
Hopefully, Republicans will get another crack at questioning FBI Director Wray under oath again, and prepare even bolder questions about issues like January 6th that the Regime Enforcer will have more trouble squirming out of. But hearings like this are not enough and Republicans, if gifted with power by the American people, must ruthlessly pursue investigations into the FBI and the entire out of control National Security Apparatus.