Archive for January, 2017

Jan
31
2017

Neil Gorsuch nominated as Supreme Court justice

President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Trump announced Tuesday night at the White House. The nomination of Gorsuch, a 49-year-old federal appellate judge from Colorado, gives Trump and Republicans the opportunity to confirm... Read more
Jan
31
2017

Trump fires acting AG for defying immigration ban

President Donald Trump on Monday fired Sally Yates, the acting attorney general and a Democratic appointee, after she refused to defend in court his controversial refugee and immigration ban. via Trump fires acting AG for defying immigration ban |... Read more
Jan
30
2017

State Department officers protest immigration ban

Several hundred career State Department officers have signed a document protesting President Trump’s travel ban — arguing that the policy makes America less safe and more vulnerable to terror attacks. via State Department officers protest immigration ban | New... Read more
Jan
30
2017

Trump mocks Schumer for crying over travel ban

President Trump mocked Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Monday for crying during a news conference about the immigration ban, accusing him of raining “fake tears.” “I noticed Chuck Schumer yesterday with fake tears. I’m going to ask him... Read more
Jan
29
2017

Trump asked me how to legally create ‘Muslim ban’

Rudy Giuliani said Donald Trump asked him to work out how he could legally implement a “Muslim ban.” “He called me up, he said, ‘Put a commission together, show me the right way to do it legally,’” the former... Read more
Jan
28
2017

After years of liberal hate, George W. Bush is getting the respect he deserves

It was in February 2010, on Interstate 35 in Wyoming, Minn., according to Wikipedia, that the billboards first began to appear: “MISS ME YET?” ran the message over a picture of George W. Bush. “Kind of,” say today’s Democrats.... Read more
Jan
28
2017

Why It’ll Be Hard for Trump to Surpass Obama’s Record of Chilling Press Freedom

Many in the mainstream media are reacting with righteous indignation over comments from a senior Trump adviser suggesting the administration views the traditional media as an opponent. But if we’re to take these apostles of press freedom seriously, they... Read more
Jan
27
2017

Nikki Haley to UN members: ‘We’re taking names’

New US Ambassador Nikki Haley strutted into the UN on Friday with a blunt message to American allies: “For those who don’t have our backs, we’re taking names.” via Nikki Haley to UN members: ‘We’re taking names’ | New... Read more
Jan
26
2017

Senior staff resigns en masse from State Department

A group of top career officials at the State Department resigned en masse the same day Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a visit to Foggy Bottom to introduce himself, it was reported Thursday. Among those bailing on the... Read more
Jan
26
2017

Mexico’s president cancels meeting with Trump over border wall

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto beat President Trump to the punch –informing the White House on Thursday that he has canceled his trip to Washington. Trump earlier threatened to cancel next week’s planned meeting, adding that Peña Nieto should... Read more
Jan
26
2017

Democrats hold lessons on how to talk to real people

Senate Democrats geared up for battle with President Donald Trump by preparing to talk to people who voted for him — and by hearing from one of his arch-nemeses. Sen. Joe Manchin and nine other Senate Democrats are up... Read more
Jan
23
2017

Trump Wins The Unions: Teamsters Praise TPP Withdrawal, Labor Chiefs Describe “Incredible” Meeting With Trump

Shortly after Donald Trump made good on one of his core campaign promises on Monday morning by signing an executive order formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal, Trump told labor union leaders that he would... Read more
Jan
22
2017

Hypocritical marchers party at inaugural events

These women are outraged that President Trump has taken over the White House — but not enough to miss a good party. Hypocritical millennials who marched against the nation’s new leader in Washington Saturday swapped out their pink “pussyhats”... Read more
Jan
20
2017

President Trump signs first orders in Oval Office

President Donald Trump wasted no time after his official White House arrival on Friday night, heading straight to the Oval Office where he signed his first executive orders since arriving at the White House. President Trump christened the Resolute... Read more