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SHOW US THE PROOF: House, Senate committees want Trump tapes, Comey memos

House and Senate lawmakers leading the Russia investigation have asked the White House to produce tapes President Trump hinted might exist of a conversation between him and ousted FBI Director James Comey. They also made a formal request to the Comey camp for copies of the memos he testified he made to document the meetings.

The Treasonous Secession of Climate Confederacy States

Daniel Greenfield, Prosecute Governor Brown for treason. After President Trump rejected the Paris Climate treaty, which had never been ratified by the Senate, the European Union announced that it would work with a climate confederacy of secessionist states. Scotland and Norway’s environmental ministers have mentioned a focus on individual American states. And the secessionist governments

Steve Bannon to head Trump’s Russia war room of legal ‘A-Team’

Christopher Wallace, Steve Bannon is not a lawyer, but the chief White House strategist is poised to become the senior partner in a heavyweight firm of bareknuckle barristers at the center of President Trump’s counter-offensive against Russia collusion claims. Bannon, the former Breitbart executive whose no-holds-barred approach served Trump well in the homestretch of his

Targeted Duke Professor Resigns

Jack Kerwick, Administrative witch hunt drives out respected scholar. That, of all people, Barack Obama recently received the Kennedy Library’s “Profile in Courage” award proves that the latter has about as much to do with recognizing courage as the Nobel Peace Prize, of which the former President was also a recipient, has to do with

Shut Up and Govern

Linda Chavez, The comparisons between the investigation into Russia’s nefarious involvement in the 2016 presidential election and Watergate aren’t perfect, but there are important lessons Republicans can learn from the latter. We don’t yet know whether anyone in the Trump campaign, knowingly or unknowingly, assisted the Russians in their effort to disrupt the democratic process,

Ted Cruz shops one-and-done bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare

Susan Ferrechio, A member of the Senate Republican healthcare working group is working to build support for an alternative to the House-passed Obamacare repeal bill, one that allows for cross-state insurance purchases, and includes medical malpractice reform, health savings accounts and the expansion of association health plans. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, also wants to pass

Former Clinton Team, Democrats React with Horror After Donald Trump Fires James Comey

Charlie Spiering, Democrats predictably raised the alarm after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, accusing the president of trying to cover up the investigation into Russia’s interference into the 2016 presidential election. Despite blaming Comey for Hillary Clinton’s loss, former campaign aides defended him. “Twilight zone. I was as disappointed and frustrated as

Why Comey was fired: DOJ rips handling of Clinton case in ouster

Judson Berger, President Trump’s seemingly abrupt decision Tuesday to fire FBI Director James Comey was made at the recommendation of top Justice Department officials who claimed that his controversial handling of the Hillary Clinton email case last year rendered him unfit for the position. A senior White House official told Fox News it was purely

Yates takes heat over refusal to defend Trump travel ban

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates took heat from Senate Republicans Monday as she stood by her decision not to defend President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from certain countries – with one Republican asking: “Who appointed you to the United States Supreme Court?” Yates spoke at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, and defended her

White House, GOP senators differ on whether Senate starts ‘from scratch’ on health care

The White House and fellow Republicans in the Senate differed Sunday on Congress’ next step on ObamaCare reform, with Maine Sen. Susan Collins suggesting her chamber will shelve the recently passed House measure and “start from scratch.” While President Trump and House Republicans celebrated passage of their measure Thursday with a White House Rose Garden