Jul
16
2017

Janet Yellen has no idea what she’s talking about

If you have ever wondered just how detached Washington is, all you had to do was tune into Fed chief’s Janet Yellen’s semiannual trip to the Capitol Hill. There they were — Yellen and members of Congress yucking it up, utterly blind to the real financial pressures ordinary regular Americans feel each and every day. ... Read more
Jun
28
2017

The media will do anything to bash Trump — and now they’re hurting

CNN is suffering an especially bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome, even trying to make a virtue of its hostility to the president. In doing so, executives conveniently confuse animus with professional skepticism, and cite growing audiences as proof of their good judgment. The bottom line matters, and there is certainly an audience for hating ... Read more
Jun
26
2017

Supreme Court agrees to review Trump’s travel ban

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. The action is a huge victory for President Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his nascent presidency. via Supreme Court agrees to review Trump’s travel ban ... Read more
Jun
23
2017

Trump: Mueller’s friendship with Comey is ‘very bothersome’

President Trump said it is “very bothersome” that the man investigating possible ties between his presidential campaign and Russia is good friends with ousted FBI director James Comey. The president was asked in an interview to be broadcast Friday morning on “Fox and Friends” whether special counsel Robert Mueller should step down because of his ... Read more
Jun
22
2017

Senate GOP unveils new health care bill

The Senate unveiled its plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare on Thursday, a bill that would cut Medicaid, eliminate penalties for people who don’t buy insurance and cut tax hikes enacted to pay for the Affordable Healthcare Act’s expanded care. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell developed the bill behind closed doors, angering Democrats and some ... Read more
Jun
21
2017

Dems Suddenly Worry Trump Impeachment Could Backfire

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said this week what liberal writers have been warning about for weeks: Impeaching and removing President Donald Trump could backfire. The replacement for Trump, as fantastical as it would be to imagine his removal, would still not be defeated 2016 contender Hillary Clinton or a progressive in good standing. It would ... Read more
Jun
16
2017

Father of comatose student freed by North Korea slams Obama

The father of the American student left comatose after 18 months in a North Korean prison has criticized former President Barack Obama for not doing enough to free his son. “The question is, ‘Do I think the past administration could have done more?’ ” Fred Warmbier, Otto Warmbier’s dad, said at a press conference in ... Read more
Jun
03
2017

London Bridge attack – cops ‘shoot three terrorists dead’ as seven victims killed after extremists plough into revellers at 50mph ‘before jumping out and stabbing people’

At last six people have died and 20 hurt following the 10:08pm attack. Staff at a packed pub locked the doors as the gang tried to smash their way in. One man was stabbed five times. Assistant Commissioner of Met Police Mark Rowley confirmed that all three of the depraved attackers were shot and killed ... Read more
Jun
01
2017

Trump pulls US out of Paris climate deal

President Trump announced Thursday that the US will pull out of the Paris global climate pact — fulfilling a campaign promise but alarming other world leaders and even going against the wishes of fossil fuel giants like Exxon and BP. “The United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord but begin negotiations to re-enter ... Read more
May
12
2017

Trump threatens to cancel all press briefings in ‘fake media’ tweet tirade

President Trump lashed out at the “fake media” in a Friday morning tweetstorm – defending his spokespeople for inaccuracies in their accounts of his dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. “The Fake Media is working overtime today!” he declared. “As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my ... Read more
May
11
2017

Aetna Is Latest Health Insurer to Quit Obamacare Markets

Aetna Inc. will leave the few remaining states where it had been selling Obamacare plans next year, making it the latest health insurer to pull out of the health law as Republicans attack the program as failing and work to dismantle it. While the move is likely to attract outsize political attention, the decision affects ... Read more
May
09
2017

Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. via News from The Associated Press. ... Read more
May
05
2017

Trump fires White House’s first female chief usher

The Trump administration has fired the White House chief usher — the first woman and second African-American to hold the nonpartisan position, according to a report. The White House residence staff was told Friday morning that Angella Reid, appointed in 2011 by President Obama, had been canned, without offering an explanation, the Washington Post reported, ... Read more
Apr
29
2017

Trump reveals why he’s avoiding returning home to NYC

President Donald Trump says he hasn’t returned to his New York City home because “going back is very expensive for the country.” Trump tells Fox News in an interview Friday that he feels “guilty” when he returns to Trump Tower because authorities close surrounding streets and “I hate to see the New Yorkers with streets ... Read more