Schumer wants to protect whistleblowers amid Trump payback

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on the nation’s 74 inspectors general to protect government whistleblowers amid President Donald Trump’s ouster of key government officials in the impeachment probe. In a letter Monday to the Defense Department inspector general, Schumer said Army Lt. Col. Alex Vindman has been “viciously attacked” by the Republican president after “bravely…

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Super Bowl Arrests Shine Light on Sex Traffickers’ Use of the Internet to Sell Victims

Jason Piccolo, This past weekend the Super Bowl rolled through Miami, bringing traffickers seeking to sell their victims online to sex buyers. The FBI Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force, working with the Metro-Dade Police Department, arrested three of these alleged sex traffickers during online undercover stings. These arrests shine a light on sex…

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Brit Hume: Sanders campaign ‘basically a conspiracy theory’

Bernie Sanders’ campaign is “basically a conspiracy theory,” targeting a “small segment of the population” whose influence is “easily overestimated,” Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Sunday. Discussing the upcoming New Hampshire primary on Fox News’ special coverage live from Bedford, N.H., Hume responded to the Vermont senator’s earlier claim that his rival, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has courted wealthy donors…

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