Feb
26
2017

God help us if Chelsea Clinton runs for office

Last Sunday Chelsea Clinton, usually such a reticent public figure, took to Times Square with her 2-year-old daughter, Charlotte, to march in the Muslim solidarity rally. “Thank you to all who organized #IAmAMuslimToo today — Charlotte’s 1st protest rally. #NoBanNoWallNoRaids,” she tweeted. via God help us if Chelsea Clinton runs for office | New York ... Read more
Feb
26
2017

Ex-Labor Secretary Tom Perez elected DNC chairman

Former US Labor Secretary Tom Perez edged Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison by 35 votes Saturday to become the head of the Democratic National Committee. He promptly called President Trump “the worst president in the history of the United States.” via Ex-Labor Secretary Tom Perez elected DNC chairman | New York Post. ... Read more
Feb
21
2017

Bloomberg-backed group plans pro-immigration campaign

A Michael Bloomberg-backed group is organizing a massive pro-immigration campaign this week, a direct challenge to President Trump’s hardline stance on the controversial issue. “Immigration is top of the agenda politically, but the national discussion often bears little resemblance to the facts on the ground,” said the Partnership for a New American Economy’s executive director, ... Read more
Feb
20
2017

Russian ambassador to UN dies after passing out at embassy

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations died Monday morning after suffering heart problems at the embassy in Manhattan, sources told The Post. Vitaly Churkin was at the Russian embassy on East 67th Street when he became sick with a “cardiac condition” around 9:30 a.m., sources said. via Russian ambassador to UN dies after passing out ... Read more
Feb
19
2017

Internet-Regulating FEC Commissioner to Resign

A Democratic Federal Election Commission official who pushed to regulate the internet and has been absent from public meetings for months is resigning, according to an announcement. Ann Ravel, who wanted to regulate political speech on the internet from websites such as the Drudge Report, announced Sunday that she is stepping down from her post. ... Read more
Feb
18
2017

McCain tells Europe that Trump administration is in ‘disarray’

Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in “disarray”. via McCain tells Europe that Trump administration is in ‘disarray’ | New York Post. ... Read more
Feb
18
2017

Obama-linked activists have a ‘training manual’ for protesting Trump

An Obama-tied activist group training tens of thousands of agitators to protest President Trump’s policies plans to hit Republican lawmakers supporting those policies even harder this week, when they return home for the congressional recess and hold town hall meetings and other functions. Organizing for Action, a group founded by Obama and featured prominently on ... Read more
Feb
16
2017

Judge finds probable cause to charge Christie over Bridgegate

A judge has found probable cause to charge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct for his role in the Bridgegate scandal, according to reports Thursday. via Judge finds probable cause to charge Christie over Bridgegate | New York Post. ... Read more
Feb
15
2017

‘Dreamer’ arrested in Seattle immigration sweep, was “self-admitted gang member”

U.S. authorities detained a Mexican immigrant protected by an Obama-era program that defers deportation for thousands of young illegal immigrants known as “dreamers,” the man’s lawyers claimed in a court filing this week. Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, was arrested in his father’s Seattle home by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers Friday. ICE spokesperson Rose ... Read more
Feb
14
2017

NYT reporter apologizes for calling Melania Trump a ‘hooker’

A New York Times reporter outed himself and apologized Tuesday for saying in a private conversation that Melania Trump was a “hooker.” “I want to take ownership of a mistake I made. Speaking at a party in what I thought was a personal conversation, I nevertheless made a stupid remark about the first lady,” features ... Read more
Feb
14
2017

Top contenders to replace Michael Flynn as national security adviser

Flynn stepped down late Monday, ending days of speculation about his fate following reports that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. via Top contenders to replace Michael Flynn as national security adviser | New York Post. ... Read more
Feb
13
2017

Clinton reminds us why we’re lucky she lost the election

Thank you, Hillary Clinton. Thank you for ­reminding America about the importance of Donald Trump’s victory and of the awful consequences if you had won. Clinton sent out a taunting tweet of “3-0” after the three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously slapped a halt on Trump’s executive order on immigrants and ... Read more
Feb
13
2017

Black Lives Matter co-founder appears to label white people ‘defects’

A co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto argued that white people are “recessive genetic defects” and purportedly mused about how the race could be “wiped out,” according to a post on what appears to be her Facebook page. via Black Lives Matter co-founder appears to label white people ‘defects’ | Toronto. ... Read more
Feb
12
2017

America’s Biggest Creditors Dump Treasuries in Warning to Trump

From Tokyo to Beijing and London, the consensus is clear: few overseas investors want to step into the $13.9 trillion U.S. Treasury market right now. Whether it’s the prospect of bigger deficits and more inflation under President Donald Trump or higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve, the world’s safest debt market seems less of ... Read more