Dems secure testimony from ‘reluctant’ Mueller – POLITICO

Dems secure testimony from ‘reluctant’ Mueller – POLITICO. The former special counsel’s much-awaited public testimony before Congress is slated for July 17. Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify in public before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on July 17, both panels announced late Tuesday, in what is expected to be a high-stakes public airing of President Donald Trump’s […]

Judge Can Reexamine Possible Racial Motives Behind Citizenship Question: Appeals Court | HuffPost

Judge Can Reexamine Possible Racial Motives Behind Citizenship Question: Appeals Court | HuffPost. A federal appeals court will allow a federal judge to further probe whether the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census was motivated by discriminatory animus, giving civil rights advocates another opportunity to prevent the question from getting on the 2020 survey. […]

Sanders vs. Warren: Whose student debt plan is better?

Sanders vs. Warren: Whose student debt plan is better?. This week, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his latest big policy idea in his bid for the Democrats’ 2020 presidential nomination: He wants to wipe out all $1.6 trillion of Americans’ student debt. Every last cent. A few weeks ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposed a plan that, while it didn’t go that […]

State, Local Police Were Immediately Alarmed By Border Vigilantes

State, Local Police Were Immediately Alarmed By Border Vigilantes. by Matt Shuham · June 25, 2019 Almost immediately after learning that a border militia known as the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP) was making mass armed “arrests” of migrants and asylum seekers at the southern border, state and local law enforcement in New Mexico expressed alarm. State Attorney General Hector Balderas’ […]

Clapper Hears Barr’s ‘Chilling’ Footsteps

Clapper Hears Barr's 'Chilling' Footsteps. They really counted on Hillary wining, didn’t they? Former director of National Intelligence James Clapper is in panic mode, realizing that the so-called “intelligence community” he supervised under President Obama is about to be revealed by Atty. Gen. William Barr and U.S. atty. John Durham as a weaponized arm of the Clinton campaign, with indictments […]

‘If you don’t get this right, nothing else may matter’ – POLITICO

‘If you don’t get this right, nothing else may matter’ – POLITICO. Pete Buttigieg’s response to a police shooting and race relations in South Bend is set to reshape his upstart presidential campaign. Pete Buttigieg is facing the first serious test of his underdog presidential campaign, with a crisis at home overtaking his mayorship and putting into sharp relief his […]

Bernie Sanders’ student loan debt forgiveness plan makes little sense.

Bernie Sanders’ student loan debt forgiveness plan makes little sense.. A couple of months ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan to make public colleges tuition-free while canceling outstanding student debt for the vast majority of borrowers. It was a thoughtful proposal that addressed some of the common criticisms of mass loan forgiveness—namely, that it would waste a lot of […]

E. Jean Carroll’s allegation against Trump wasn’t front-page news – Vox

E. Jean Carroll’s allegation against Trump wasn’t front-page news – Vox. On Friday, a prominent advice columnist wrote in a national publication that the president of the United States had sexually assaulted her. But if you read or watched the news this weekend, you might have missed the story entirely. Most major newspapers didn’t put the allegation, made by columnist […]

Nikki Haley won’t save Trump

Nikki Haley won't save Trump. Nikki Haley will not save Donald Trump’s presidency. For her own sake — and perhaps the future of the Republican Party — she shouldn’t even try. Nonetheless, it appears that a “Draft Haley” movement is underfoot. The Wall Street Journal printed an op-ed from Andrew Stein — he started the “Democrats for Trump” group in […]

Treasury IG Will Look Into Delay Of Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

Treasury IG Will Look Into Delay Of Harriet Tubman $20 Bill. by Kate Riga · June 24, 2019 The Treasury Department’s inspector general has agreed to look into the delay of the design and printing of the new $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) requested the watchdog look into it. “If, in the course […]

What Would Bernie Bomb? – POLITICO Magazine

What Would Bernie Bomb? – POLITICO Magazine. In 2020, Sanders is campaigning as a peace candidate. But his congressional record, and his top foreign policy adviser, suggest that events could turn him into a war president. Bill Scher is a contributing editor to Politico Magazine, and co-host of the Bloggingheads.tv show “The DMZ.” Bernie Sanders’ top foreign policy adviser has […]

Bernie Sanders’s plan for free college and debt cancelling, explained – Vox

Bernie Sanders’s plan for free college and debt cancelling, explained – Vox. Sen. Bernie Sanders’s proposal to make college free in the United States just got bigger: He wants to erase all student debt, too. All $1.6 trillion of it. The Vermont senator will unveil the most ambitious higher education plan in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary so far on […]

Joe Biden Is Bad At Politics | HuffPost

Joe Biden Is Bad At Politics | HuffPost. The first time Joe Biden ran for president was in 1988. Sort of. Biden officially withdrew from that contest in September 1987, after just three and a half months as a declared candidate. Despite building what The New York Times called “a formidable corps of fund-raisers,” Biden spent his brief time on […]

Angry and Frustrated South Bend Residents Just Confronted Mayor Pete Over Fatal Police Shooting – Mother Jones

Angry and Frustrated South Bend Residents Just Confronted Mayor Pete Over Fatal Police Shooting – Mother Jones. In South Bend, Indiana, a nearly two-hour town hall turned tense when mayor and presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took questions in the aftermath of recent police-involved shooting that killed a black man. Sergeant Ryan O’Neill shot Eric Logan, 53, last Sunday while responding […]

Biden’s play for the deplorable vote

Biden's play for the deplorable vote. Watching the acceptance speech at the 1964 convention, where the nominee declared that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,” Theodore White exclaimed, “My God, he’s going to run as Barry Goldwater!” Observers of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden may be muttering something similar to themselves these days. If Biden’s supporters had harbored […]

Another day on Joe Biden’s damage control tour – POLITICO

Another day on Joe Biden’s damage control tour – POLITICO. Even in the early state where he enjoys solid support, the former veep is called to account for two recent missteps. COLUMBIA, S.C. — For two days in South Carolina, Joe Biden sought refuge in a state he likens to a second home. But even his large lead in early […]

LGBTQ democratic socialism: Economic justice used to be at the heart of the movement.

LGBTQ democratic socialism: Economic justice used to be at the heart of the movement.. This piece is part of the Legacies issue, a special Pride-month series from Outward, Slate’s home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read an introduction to the issue here. Mark Horn joined the Gay Liberation Front—the first queer activist group to emerge after the […]

Joe Biden Is Bad At Politics | HuffPost

Joe Biden Is Bad At Politics | HuffPost. The first time Joe Biden ran for president was in 1988. Sort of. Biden officially withdrew from that contest in September 1987, after just three and a half months as a declared candidate. Despite building what The New York Times called “a formidable corps of fund-raisers,” Biden spent his brief time on […]

Biden’s play for the deplorable vote

Biden's play for the deplorable vote. Watching the acceptance speech at the 1964 convention, where the nominee declared that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,” Theodore White exclaimed, “My God, he’s going to run as Barry Goldwater!” Observers of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden may be muttering something similar to themselves these days. If Biden’s supporters had harbored […]

Biden’s stands on abortion remain a mystery after Hyde flap – POLITICO

Biden's stands on abortion remain a mystery after Hyde flap – POLITICO. Joe Biden’s recent flip on federal funding for abortions has activists on both sides wondering: What does he believe now when it comes to reproductive rights? For decades, the former vice president opposed late-term and so-called partial birth abortions, lamenting that one ban enacted in the 1990s did […]

E. Jean Carroll says Trump sexually assaulted her – Vox

E. Jean Carroll says Trump sexually assaulted her – Vox. Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll says that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in 1995 or 1996, forcibly penetrating her in the dressing room at a Bergdorf Goodman department store. In a disturbing and detailed account published in New York magazine on Friday, Carroll writes that a chance encounter at the […]

2020 Candidates Reveal Some Embarrassing Moments And Amy Klobuchar’s Is A Doozy | HuffPost

2020 Candidates Reveal Some Embarrassing Moments And Amy Klobuchar's Is A Doozy | HuffPost. If the 2020 Democratic nomination were based on which candidate has had the most mortifying experience lately, then Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) would definitely be taking on President Donald Trump next November. The New York Times asked all the hopefuls (apart from former Vice President Joe […]

Private Prisons Have Boomed Under Trump. Elizabeth Warren Just Vowed to Eviscerate Them. – Mother Jones

Private Prisons Have Boomed Under Trump. Elizabeth Warren Just Vowed to Eviscerate Them. – Mother Jones. Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to end the government’s relationship with private prisons if she’s elected to the White House. Warren would phase out federal contracts with private prisons, both under the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security. She would […]

Biden’s play for the deplorable vote

Biden's play for the deplorable vote. Watching the acceptance speech at the 1964 convention, where the nominee declared that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice,” Theodore White exclaimed, “My God, he’s going to run as Barry Goldwater!” Observers of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden may be muttering something similar to themselves these days. If Biden’s supporters had harbored […]

The Bad Faith Fight Over ‘Concentration Camps’ | Talking Points Memo

The Bad Faith Fight Over ‘Concentration Camps’ | Talking Points Memo. It’s nothing new to argue about the use of Holocaust language and imagery to add weight to contemporary political or moral arguments. There is a great deal of very accessible public writing on this topic — most recently an incredibly poignant piece by Dara Horn about the Holocaust museum […]

Trump: ‘I’m Ready’ for Iran

Trump: 'I'm Ready' for Iran. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration does not have any sort of exit strategy in line for a potential war with Iran, telling reporters at the White House, “I don’t do exit strategies.” As tensions with Iran hit a boiling point following Tehran’s downing of a U.S. drone last week, Trump made […]

Bernie Sanders Student Loan Debt Plan: Unworkable | National Review

Bernie Sanders Student Loan Debt Plan: Unworkable | National Review. Bernie Sanders, the Brooklyn socialist who represents Vermont in the Senate and is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is ready to show those Wall Street meanies a thing or two: He’s going to write them a check for something north of $100 billion. That’ll settle their hash. The Democratic presidential […]

What Now, For Those Who Denied A ‘Crisis’ At The Border?

What Now, For Those Who Denied A 'Crisis' At The Border?. Congress is debating emergency humanitarian aid to care for migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. The need is obvious. With virtually no barrier to stop them, thousands of migrants are crossing illegally into the United States every day. More than a million will come this year. U.S. law prevents border […]

If you’re in insurmountable student loan debt, it’s probably your own fault

If you’re in insurmountable student loan debt, it’s probably your own fault. by Brad Polumbo · June 25, 2019 As Congress’s resident socialists tell it, the Americans who hold a collective $1.6 trillion in student loan debt are victims of an exploitative higher education system, robbed of their financial future through no fault of their own. That’s why Rep. Alexandria […]

Alan Dershowitz: Dems will regret calling Mueller to testify, are ‘shooting themselves in foot’ | Fox News

Alan Dershowitz: Dems will regret calling Mueller to testify, are 'shooting themselves in foot' | Fox News. Democrats will regret issuing a subpoena to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who agreed to testify later this summer, according to Alan Dershowitz. Mueller cannot refuse to answer questions from Republicans not covered by “privilege,” Dershowitz claimed on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle.” […]

Dems Are Planning to Steal the 2020 Election

Dems Are Planning to Steal the 2020 Election. Democrats have an insurance policy for the 2020 Presidential election, and it has nothing to do with the eventual Democratic Party nominee. The original policy was initiated by Obama, Comey, Brennan, McCabe, Hillary, and their ilk, bragged about by Strzok to his paramour, and paid for by the Democrat/media cabal. The mephitic […]

Why Is President Trump Campaigning In The Liberal Media?

Why Is President Trump Campaigning In The Liberal Media?. by Warren Henry · June 25, 2019 President Trump officially kicked off his re-election bid at a major rally in Orlando, Florida on June 18. But he unofficially launched it two days earlier in a special “20/20” interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC. As is often the case, what the campaign […]

GOP lays debate trap for 2020 Democrats | TheHill

GOP lays debate trap for 2020 Democrats | TheHill. by Jordain Carney · June 25, 2019 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is giving 2020 hopefuls a choice: Show up in the Senate to vote or hit the presidential campaign trail. The Senate is moving forward with a mammoth defense bill and potentially a heated fight over President Trump’s ability […]

Mueller to testify before House Judiciary, Intelligence panels July 17

Mueller to testify before House Judiciary, Intelligence panels July 17. The House Judiciary and Intelligence committees issued a subpoena Tuesday night for Robert S. Mueller III to testify in open session on July 17, and the former special counsel agreed to appear. In a statement, Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff said Mueller has agreed to […]

Democratic debate 2019: climate proposals from the candidates, explained – Vox

Democratic debate 2019: climate proposals from the candidates, explained – Vox. This week, two groups of 10 Democratic candidates for president will spar over two nights in the first debates in the 2020 race. And in what could also be a first, climate change may be a major topic of discussion. The five NBC moderators for these debates would be […]

Obama admin paved way for ‘shadow government’ – WND

Obama admin paved way for 'shadow government' – WND. Yet another major Obama administration scandal has been uncovered. This one centered on then-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper leaking classified information that endangered national security “in an attempt to undermine President Trump,” according to the American Center for Law and Justice. ACLJ’s Jay Sekulow said Clapper changed policy to make […]

E. Jean Carroll: ‘Most People Think of Rape as Being Sexy’

E. Jean Carroll: 'Most People Think of Rape as Being Sexy'. Look, I’m trying to give E. Jean Carroll the benefit of the doubt. I’m listening to what she has to say, and I’m taking it seriously. Not uncritically, but seriously. But the more she talks, the less I believe her. The more she reveals how her mind works, the […]

Joe Biden Compliments the Courage of Woman Who Told Him She Had 3 Abortions

Joe Biden Compliments the Courage of Woman Who Told Him She Had 3 Abortions. At a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden complimented the courage of a woman who told him and the audience that she had been assaulted and had had three abortions. The moderator of […]

Southern Poverty Law Center Is Now Targeting Voting

Southern Poverty Law Center Is Now Targeting Voting. The Southern Poverty Law Center has been quieter than usual since its blockbuster scandal rocked the liberal world. Now the group is slowly coming out of hiding, and staffers like Nancy Abudu are trying desperately to make up for lost time. If her latest attack against Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill […]

The CIA Is Running Scared | The American Spectator

The CIA Is Running Scared | The American Spectator. Last Wednesday the intelligence community launched its first attack on Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into its illegal acts and abuses of power during the 2016 election. In a New York Times article entitled “Justice Department Seeks to Question CIA in its Own Russia Investigation,” the IC makes clear its fear […]

Stossel: 2020 Candidates’ Worst and Best Ideas – Reason.com

Stossel: 2020 Candidates’ Worst and Best Ideas – Reason.com. Stossel reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 2020 campaigns. and Maxim Lott | 6.25.2019 10:10 AM HD Download The 2020 campaign season is getting started. John Stossel says he’s “repulsed by most politicians” because “not only are they mad for power, they push bad ideas.” Sen. Bernie […]

Trump: ‘Of Course’ I Would Fill Supreme Court Vacancy Before 2020 Election

Trump: 'Of Course' I Would Fill Supreme Court Vacancy Before 2020 Election. President Donald Trump on Monday said “of course” he would make a nomination to the Supreme Court if there’s a vacancy before the 2020 election. The Hill’s Jordan Fabian and Saagar Enjeti met with Trump for an interview, where they asked him about selecting a nominee for a […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Plans Are Terrible | National Review

Elizabeth Warren’s Plans Are Terrible | National Review. From taxing the wealthy tax to fining hospitals for black maternal deaths, her ideas don’t make sense. Elizabeth Warren is being lauded as the serious candidate in the race. Her motto, “I have a plan for that,” is accepted as proof that she is thoughtful and conscientious. That’s too generous. One should […]

Nancy Pelosi: I Wont’ Trash Ocasio-Cortez For Her Idiotic Concentration Camp Remarks…Because The GOP Might Have Lied About It

Nancy Pelosi: I Wont’ Trash Ocasio-Cortez For Her Idiotic Concentration Camp Remarks…Because The GOP Might Have Lied About It. Well, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) caused House Democrats a lot of heartburn over her past anti-Semitic antics. It led to a fiasco over a non-binding resolution condemning hate, which some Democrats felt singled Omar out. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi might say […]

Anderson Cooper cuts to commercial after E. Jean Carroll calls rape ‘sexy’

Anderson Cooper cuts to commercial after E. Jean Carroll calls rape 'sexy'. by John Gage · June 25, 2019 CNN host Anderson Cooper cut to commercial during an interview with the woman who has recently accused President Trump of assaulting her in the mid-1990s. Cooper had asked writer E. Jean Carroll if she felt like she was a victim. During […]

Rare-Earths Mining Shows Exactly How China Cheats The United States

Rare-Earths Mining Shows Exactly How China Cheats The United States. by Kyle Sammin · June 24, 2019 The United States and China have traded since the early days of our republic, but only recently has the scale of that trade become a political issue. More than any other point, Donald Trump’s rhetoric against outsourcing to China gave him the blue-collar […]

EXCLUSIVE: Trump accuses Biden of lying about Obama’s lack of endorsement | TheHill

EXCLUSIVE: Trump accuses Biden of lying about Obama's lack of endorsement | TheHill. by Jordan Fabian · June 24, 2019 President Trump on Monday accused former Vice President Joe Biden of lying about his lack of a 2020 endorsement from former President Obama in an exclusive on-camera interview with Hill.TV. “How he doesn’t get President Obama to endorse him — […]

Serious drop in illegals since Trump-Mexico deal – WND

Serious drop in illegals since Trump-Mexico deal – WND. “Things are looking up on the border,” said Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd on Monday, noting a drop by nearly a third in the number of Central American asylum seekers crossing into the United States since President Trump’s deal with Mexico. “We’re already seeing the huge dividends,” Judd told the […]

Biden Blames Trump for Obama’s Immigration Policies

Biden Blames Trump for Obama's Immigration Policies. On Monday, former Vice President Joe Biden published an op-ed in the Miami Herald slamming the Trump administration for “morally bankrupt” policies regarding Latin America and presenting his immigration agenda as an example of “America’s values.” Ironically, he blamed the Trump administration for immigration actions that took place while Biden was vice president […]

China’s Secret Tunnel into the Heart of America’s Defense Industry | The National Interest

China's Secret Tunnel into the Heart of America's Defense Industry | The National Interest. by Kathryn Waldron · June 24, 2019 Supply chain vulnerabilities have leapt to national attention thanks to concerns about Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, the subsequent ban of their products from use by the federal government, and President Donald Trump’s adding Huawei to a list of […]

Trump Ratchets Up Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah, His Inner Circle

Trump Ratchets Up Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah, His Inner Circle. by Fred Lucas · June 24, 2019 After pulling back from the brink of a military strike last week, the Trump administration is targeting the assets of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, along with his closest associates, through a new round of sanctions against the world’s biggest state […]

Why the Dems Will Never Win Back Trump Voters | The American Spectator

Why the Dems Will Never Win Back Trump Voters | The American Spectator. by David Catron It’s an article of faith among Democrats that the President’s base consists primarily of white working class voters without college degrees, and that they must be won back in order to beat Trump in 2020. This is why Elizabeth Warren inflicted that cringe-making, “I’m […]

Podesta’s CAP Fuels Dark Money Group Hitting Trump with Lawsuits

Podesta's CAP Fuels Dark Money Group Hitting Trump with Lawsuits. A “nonpartisan” dark money group that regularly files litigation against President Donald Trump’s administration is powered by money from the Center for American Progress (CAP), the liberal think tank founded by former Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. The Democracy Forward Foundation, a D.C.-based 501(c)3 nonprofit, was founded in 2017 to […]