Trump denies knowledge of fake videos, says he can work with Pelosi

May 24, 2019 inPolitics

President Trump on Friday said he was unfamiliar with doctored videos of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) being shared on social media, saying he could "absolutely" work with the Democratic leader while accusing her of "not helping the country... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Comey approves Trump's investigation into Russia probe, blasts his 'treason' rhetoric

May 24, 2019 inPolitics

Former FBI director James Comey Friday welcomed President Trump’s calls for an investigation into the Russia probe he started but said inquiries should be conducted to protect election interference in 2020. “Investigate whatever you wish about 2016 but don’t forget the people of the FBI must investigate and stop Russian efforts in the 2020 election. What impact will loose talk about ‘spying’ and disgraceful talk about ‘treason’ have on FBI agents...

‘Aladdin’ expected to lead weekend box office, but estimates are lower after scathing reviews

May 24, 2019 inEconomics

The live-action “Aladdin” film starring Will Smith is expected to lead the box office over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but estimates for receipts have been scaled back following some bruising reviews. The Disney DIS, -0.08%[1]  film, which is directed by Guy Ritchie, has a 60% rating on...

Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk

May 24, 2019 inPolitics

Senate Democrats want the House to cool it on impeachment. They see an impeachment drive as hurting more than helping their efforts to win back the Senate majority, and generally back Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) efforts to keep a lid on... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

"Retaliation Is Imminent": Here Are China's "Nuclear" Trade War Options

May 24, 2019 inEconomics

Almost exactly one year ago, when the US-China trade war was still in its early stages and when conventional wisdom (wrong, as it usually is) dictated that the two sides would never escalate to the "tech cold war" stage we have now as it is in "nobody's interest" to launch an all-out trade war, we listed what were Beijing's five at the time "nuclear" retaliation options; these included currency depreciation...

The end is near for Theresa May

May 23, 2019 inPolitics

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appears, finally, to have reached the end of the road. A plan to resuscitate her Brexit deal was abandoned on Thursday. The London Times reports that she'll "announce a timetable for her departure tomorrow morning." The bottom line: May came into office three years ago with a singular mission — to deliver Brexit. Anyone would have struggled to do so. She, quite clearly, failed. ...

Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump

May 23, 2019 inPolitics

The Senate easily cleared a long-stalled disaster aid package after Republicans reached a deal with President Trump to drop border-related provisions from the bill. Senators voted 85-8 on the legislation, which provides $19.1... ...Read more from our friends at The Hill

Immigrant graduates from Arizona high school, future unclear

May 23, 2019 inPolitics

PHOENIX (AP) - An immigrant student who faces deportation proceedings in southern Arizona has graduated from high school several weeks after his classmates protested his detention. Thomas Torres, dressed in a burgundy cap and gown, wears a big smile as a big cheer goes up in the video of the Wednesday night graduation ceremony at Desert View High School in southern Tucson. The 18-year-old Torres was among 418 students who graduated with...

Senate passes bill to undo tax increase on Gold Star military families

May 21, 2019 inPolitics

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bipartisan bill to fix an issue where the 2017 GOP tax law raised taxes on military...

(Mostly) Political One-Liners: Pennsylvania Special, Kentucky Governor, and the Trail Blazers

May 23, 2019 inPolitics

By Nathan L. Gonzales California’s 48th District: The Orange County Republican Party endorsed County Supervisor Michelle Steel on Monday in the race against...

Pete Buttigieg blasts President Trump over bone spurs diagnosis

May 23, 2019 inEconomics

‘I have a pretty dim view of his decision to use his privileged status to fake a disability in order...

Aurora to research CBD with mixed martial arts outfit UFC, Canopy names…

May 21, 2019 inEconomics

Aurora Cannabis Inc. shares rose Tuesday, after the Canadian company said it has entered a multiyear, multimillion-dollar agreement with mixed martial arts...

How polls mislead on guns and immigration

How polls mislead on guns and immigration

April 20, 2018 inOpinion

Americans tell pollsters that they want tougher gun laws and legal status for illegal immigrants who came here as minors - the...

Public Union: Public Enemy

Public Union: Public Enemy

July 16, 2018 inVideos

Public-sector unions have been gaming the political system for decades, bankrupting whole cities and plunging states into massive debt. How did this...

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Dems Fall Into the Monica Lewinsky Trap

Dems Fall Into the Monica Lewinsky Trap

In the Congressional elections of 1998, the Republicans failed to gain seats in either house...

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