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Sep
10
2017

We may be witnessing a turning point in the Trump presidency

Keep these numbers in mind: 316 to 90 and 80 to 17. They were the lopsided votes in the House and Senate in support of the deal President Trump made with Democratic leaders on storm aid, the debt limit... Read more
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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... Read more