Sole House Republican considering support for impeachment announces his retirement

Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL), the only Republican in the House who has said he is considering supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump, said Saturday that he would not seek another term in office, the Washington Examiner reported.  Rooney was asked by reporters on Saturday whether he would seek a third term in the House. […]

Joe Biden falls from the lead in 2020 race, struggles to recover

After a lackluster debate performance on Tuesday, Joe Biden has fallen from his once-clear frontrunner status in the 2020 primary race. The former vice president now trails behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in Iowa and New Hampshire, The Hill reports.  Worse, as Democrat and Fox News contributor Donna Brazile pointed out, Biden has burned through […]

Mark Zuckerberg not asked about blacklisted conservatives during Fox News interview

In an exclusive Fox News interview with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, host Dana Perino appeared to avoid asking the tech mogul specific questions about conservatives who are being blacklisted by Facebook. According to Breitbart, Zuckerberg said repeatedly in the interview that free expression was important, even while Facebook maintains a list of potential […]

Diplomat says he voiced concerns in 2015 about Hunter Biden’s dealings in Ukraine

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent testified on Tuesday that he raised Hunter Biden’s employment with a Ukrainian gas company as a potential conflict of interest in early 2015, but was rebuffed by Joe Biden’s office, the Washington Post reported.  Kent’s conversation about the Bidens and Ukraine took place only months before Joe Biden […]

Brooklyn shooting leaves 4 dead, 3 injured: Report

Four people died and three were wounded early Saturday in a shooting at a private social club in Brooklyn — a location that police called an illegal gambling site, Breitbart reports.  The shooting occurred just before 7 a.m. at Triple A Aces Private & Social Rental Place. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters […]

White House mistakenly sends Ukraine talking points to House Democrats – again

For the second time since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced her caucus was launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, the White House has mistakenly sent talking points about its handling of the matter to House Democrats — the very people trying to take Trump down. According to the Washington Examiner, the White […]

Acting DHS head Kevin McAleenan steps down

Acting Department of Homeland Security head Kevin McAleenan is stepping down to move to the private sector. President Donald Trump said Friday that he will announce McAleenan’s replacement next week and praised him for doing an “outstanding job.”  “Kevin McAleenan has done an outstanding job as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security. We have worked well […]

College students protest Trump Jr. speech with profanity-laced signs

College students at the University of Florida protested with vulgar and profanity-laced signs ahead of an appearance by Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle at the school, Breitbart News reported. Hundreds of students marched across campus and stood outside the auditorium where Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle, his girlfriend and a Trump campaign adviser, spoke on […]

President Trump unloads on Mitt Romney: ‘He is so bad for R’s!’

President Donald Trump unleashed his venom on Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) over the weekend after the failed 2012 presidential candidate suggested that Trump’s conduct with Ukraine was “troubling” and that impeachment might be justified. In a series of tweets, Trump called Romney “pompous” and suggested that Democrats “are lucky that they don’t have any Mitt […]

Doctors confirm Bernie Sanders suffered heart attack

It was confirmed by doctors that Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had a heart attack earlier this week when he was hospitalized with chest discomfort. A statement released by Sanders’ campaign revealed that he experienced a “myocardial infarction,” which is medical parlance for a heart attack. Two stents were placed, and Sanders was […]

House resolution to censure Adam Schiff gains significant Republican support

A resolution to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) for deliberately misrepresenting President Donald Trump’s conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a congressional hearing now has 61 Republican co-sponsors, Breitbart News reported.  House Resolution 604 was introduced last week by House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-AZ) and has quickly gained momentum […]

First House Republican comes out in favor of investigating Trump

A single House Republican has come out in support of investigating a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump, Fox News reports. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV) made it clear to reporters on Friday that he’s not ready to vote to impeach the president, but thinks an investigation is warranted as a measure of “oversight.” “I’m a […]

Judge blocks Trump admin policy to extend detention limits for migrant children

On Friday, a Los Angeles federal judge blocked a new Trump administration policy that was intended to keep migrant families together while upholding the integrity of the immigration process. The policy would allow migrant children to be detained together with their families in licensed facilities for longer than 20 days, which is not generally enough […]

Ocasio-Cortez ordered to testify in Twitter blocking lawsuit

A federal judge has ordered Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to testify in court over a lawsuit against her for blocking Twitter followers, the Daily Caller reported. Brooklyn Federal Judge Frederic Block asked for the congresswoman’s testimony after hearing other witnesses in the case. “I think she has to testify,” the judge said of the suit, […]

President Trump to host UN event on protecting religious freedom

The White House announced on Wednesday that President Donald Trump will host and keynote a Protect Religious Freedom event during the United Nations General Assembly on Monday.  “The president will call on the international community to take concrete steps to prevent attacks against people on the basis of their religion or beliefs and to ensure […]

Alaska GOP cancels 2020 primary

Alaska’s Republican Party has decided to cancel its 2020 primary in support of President Donald Trump, according to The Hill. The Central Committee of the state GOP said in a statement that a primary “would serve no useful purpose” because of the high level of support for Trump among Republicans. Trump has three primary challengers […]

DC gun violence leaves 9 shot, 2 dead in under 30 minutes

Two separate attacks by gunmen believed to have assault-style weapons left 9 people shot and two dead in less than 30 minutes Thursday night in Washington, D.C., which prides itself as bastion of strict control gun laws. Police do not believe the two shootings were related. In one of the attacks, two men armed with […]

Trump administration enters into asylum agreement with El Salvador

The Trump administration entered into an “asylum cooperation agreement” with El Salvador on Friday. The agreement will require asylum seekers who enter El Salvador to first request protective status there and will pave the way for American assistance in El Salvador’s efforts to grow the capacity of its own asylum system. Acting Department of Homeland […]

President Trump announces plans for ‘Tax Cuts 2.0’

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is planning another round of tax cuts aimed at the middle class and working families, The Washington Examiner reports.  “It will be a very substantial tax cut for middle-income folks who work so hard,” Trump said at a House Republican retreat in Baltimore, Maryland. Trump and Congress passed […]

Report: Chief Justice Roberts switched sides on census citizenship question

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts originally favored the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but at some point, he reversed his position, CNN reported, citing unnamed sources.  The sources didn’t say why Roberts changed his mind or at what point the change took place, according to CNN. The story seems to […]

Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders at Camp David

President Donald Trump said he canceled a secret meeting with Taliban officials at Camp David over the weekend after the group claimed responsibility for a terror attack that killed a U.S. serviceman, a Romanian serviceman, and numerous civilians near the U.S. embassy in Kabul. Breitbart reported that Trump revealed the secret meeting — and the […]

Report: House Judiciary panel sets the stage for impeachment probe

The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to vote on a resolution as early as next week that would give the committee powers to investigate President Donald Trump in preparation for impeachment proceedings, Breitbart reported. Some of the language of the resolution was still being decided over the weekend, but a draft was expected to circulate […]

Sarah Sanders says ‘99%’ of personal attacks on her come from women

This is just sad. During her debut appearance as a Fox News contributor, Sanders revealed that almost all of the negative comments she receives while out and about come from women. “What I find interesting is 99 percent of the people who come over to say something negative, and to attack you, are women,” Sanders […]

Trump warns California its emissions deal with automakers is likely unlawful

President Donald Trump’s administration, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT), sent a letter to the California Air Resources Board, warning that its recent deal with automakers to implement stricter vehicle tailpipe emission standards was unlawful and would be challenged, according to the Hill.  Previously, California’s right to set tougher […]

Trump calls ousted assistant a ‘very good person’

President Donald Trump said in a tweet Saturday that he forgave his assistant for making unflattering statements to reporters about his family. While Madeleine Westerhout has a fully enforceable confidentiality agreement, she is a very good person and I don’t think there would ever be reason to use it. She called me yesterday to apologize, […]

Trey Gowdy says he will apologize to Comey ‘when it snows in hell’

James Comey won’t be getting an apology from former congressman Trey Gowdy. Gowdy, a former Republican congressman, was asked on Fox News’ Hannity about whether Comey would get an apology after the Justice Department declined to prosecute the former FBI director, according to the Daily Caller. Gowdy pointed out that Comey had not been cleared […]