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EPA, State Department prepare for cuts under Trump’s budget

President Trump’s budget plan for fiscal 2018 increases defense spending and cuts funding for the Environmental Protection Agency and the State Department, Reuters reported, citing a congressional source. Trump’s first budget– which is set to be released on Thursday at 7 a.m. ET– will reportedly cut 28 percent out of the State Department’s funding and

Being pulled on stage by Trump was ‘dream come true’ for Florida man

During President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday evening, he surprised the thousands in attendance by pulling one man up on stage to say a few words. “We the people, our movement is the reason why our president of the United States is standing in front of us today,” said Gene Huber, who

The Sounds of Silence: Warren speech cut-off captures rising Senate tensions

It’s all over but the shouting when it comes to the Senate confirming Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general. But the talking came to an abrupt end for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Tuesday night when she expressed opposition to Sessions’ nomination on the Senate floor. The Senate prides itself on unlimited debate. But Warren

George Soros and Obama’s Coming Crusade Against Trump

Ed Klein, In my last report, I wrote about Hillary Clinton and what she sees when she looks into her crystal ball and plans her future. This week, let’s talk about Barack Obama. After three short days in rainy Southern California, Obama escaped the weather and boarded Sir Richard Branson’s private jet for the British

Four ways Trump can go on offense with his Supreme Court pick

Bill Whalen, I’m neither a foreign policy nor national security wonk, so I’ll leave it to others to weigh the geopolitical merits of President Trump’s immigration executive order. But having dabbled in the black art of political message-crafting, what seems apparent is a line uttered by Strother Martin’s character in “Cool Hand Luke”: “What we

Trump set to name Supreme Court pick on Tuesday

The Supreme Court is coming to primetime. President Trump on Monday announced on Twitter he was set to name his pick for the nation’s highest court on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Trump said he already had made his decision. Once the selection is announced, the Senate would need to debate and vote on

Ainsley Earhardt Interviews Trump Today Between 6am and 9am on “Fox & Friends”

Ainsley Earhardt will have a must-see sit-down with President-elect Donald Trump, Wednesday on “Fox & Friends.” Earhardt interviewed Mr. Trump at Trump Tower just days before his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. She and Mr. Trump discussed his thoughts on the historic ceremony, the boycotts by Democrats, the recent comments by

Martha MacCallum says press must hold Trump’s feet to the fire

Howard Kurtz, In media mythology, the first 100 days is make-or-break time for a new president and an easily packaged time frame that is, of course, inherently arbitrary. While the phrase conjures up an FDR-like New Deal, it can also be a tough slog as a new president tries to push legislation through Congress, get

Judge Jeanine: DOJ Probe of Comey Is ‘Nonsense,’ Lynch Should Be the Target

FBI Director James Comey is the subject of an inquiry by the Justice Department’s inspector general over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, The New York Times reported. Comey will reportedly be the subject of a “broad investigation” due to complaints about his actions from lawmakers and the public. On “Fox and Friends” today,

Why It’s Important to Understand Trump and Trumpism

Newt Gingrich, Over the course of the next month, I will partner with the Heritage Foundation for a series of presentations focused on understanding the dramatic changes brought about by the rise of President-elect Trump and Trumpism, as well as the policy challenges facing the new Administration, Congress, and the nation. The following is an