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Senate rejects amendment to ‘skinny repeal’ of ObamaCare as 3 Republicans vote no

Senate Republicans failed to pass Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed “skinny repeal” amendment in a vote Friday morning, signaling what could be the end to any hopes of repealing and replacing ObamaCare. As the clock neared 2 a.m. ET, the amendment proposal failed, 51-49, with Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine

Conservative Leaders Demand Full Repeal of Obamacare

Gage Cohen | CNS News, “The Affordable Care Act is unsustainable,” said Senator DeMint. During a conference call on Friday, conservative leaders from organizations including the Tea Party Patriots, Club for Growth, and ForAmerica, as well as former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), demanded that Republicans in Congress completely repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly

Refocusing a Chicago Water Summit

Paul Driessen, President Trump’s proposal to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1-billion budget by $1.6 billion was cut to an $80-million trim in the omnibus spending bill. However, the EPA funding and staff controversy will undoubtedly resume during the next budgetary battles in September. That’s fueling consternation and con jobs in the heartland. According to

President Trump on Paris: ‘It Looks Like Another Terrorist Attack… It Never Ends’

Michelle Moons, WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump responded during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to a question on the shooting of a police officer in Paris on Thursday. “Our condolences from our country to the people of France,” said President Trump. “It looks like another terrorist attack,” he continued.

Funding Sanctuary Cites May Be the Definition of Insanity

Nick Giampia, Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Tuesday he agrees with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the federal government should not fund cities that harbor illegal immigrants. “The idea that the federal government should fund belligerent resistance to federal government policies is maybe the definition of insanity,” he told the FOX

Nunes “Peculiar Midnight Run” Led to Trump Surveillance Presser

Jennifer Van Laar, We now know what led up to Rep. Devin Nunes’ hastily-called press conference Wednesday in which he told reporters he had evidence that members of the Trump transition team had been incidentally surveilled. The Daily Beast received information from “three committee officials and a former national security official with ties to the

Mingling with Foes: Phyllis Chesler, Zionists not welcome in the ‘Feminist’ camp?

Eileen F. Toplansky, On November 19, 2003, Phyllis Chesler wrote a searing piece recounting the time when she addressed a women’s “networking” conference of “mainly African-American and Hispanic-American womanists and feminists at Barnard College.”  Her son accompanied her to this conference. One of the organizers at the event inquired as to what Chesler’s latest book was and

Conservatives Cheer Plan to End Subsidies for Public Broadcasting

Edmund Kozak, Trump proposes cuts to federal funding of PBS, NPR — both long criticized for left-wing bias. President Donald Trump’s administration proposed to fully defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and its subsidiaries National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in a budget blueprint released Thursday. “You won’t see a zero next