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Trump reelection effort raised $13.2 million so far in 2017

President Trump’s reelection campaign has already raised $13.2 million this year, according to federal records filed Friday night and obtained by Politico. The amount was collected by three committees — Donald J. Trump for President, Trump Victory and Trump Make America Great Again Committee. And roughly 80 percent of the money was raised through small,

Why Justice Gorsuch will have an immediate (and big) impact on the Supreme Court

Hans A. von Spakovsky, Relentless, harsh and wholly unmerited—such were the attacks against Judge Neil Gorsuch. Yet Senate Majority Leader  Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) held firm to his promise to hold a full-Senate vote on the judge’s nomination and today we have, once again, a full complement of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court. Hopefully, Gorsuch’s

Democratic resignation at FEC opens door for Trump to “drain the swamp”

A Democrat who sits on the Federal Election Commission, says partisan gridlock and dysfunction led her to resign before her term expires. Ann Ravel’s early exit gives President Donald Trump the opportunity to “drain the swamp” and shake up the campaign finance system. “People from all walks of life should be able to run for

Liberal Labor Unions All in for Democrats: CWA, IBEW, Donations for 2016

Labor Unions: Why voters can’t make there own choices. First Know Your Rights: In Communications Workers of America v. Beck (1988) the Supreme Court ruled that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) restricted unions from collecting dues for political activities if a union member chooses to opt out. The required dues can only be used for collective-bargaining and other

Trump taps campaign attorney Donald McGahn as White House counsel

President-elect Donald Trump announced Friday he had picked campaign attorney Donald McGahn as his White House counsel. In a written statement, Trump praised McGhan for his “brilliant legal mind” and “excellent character” and said McGhan had a “deep understanding of constitutional law.” McGahn called Trump a “bold leader committed to draining the swamp in Washington

Email Suggests Illegal Coordination Between Clinton Campaign and Super PACs

Dan Riehl, A newly released email via WikiLeaks from Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook to the candidate herself, Hillary Clinton, suggests the campaign crafted a formal strategy to coordinate with at least two super PACs, Correct the Record and Priorities USA, potentially violating political campaign laws. Madame Secretary, Attached is a memo Marc prepared on some

Woman Who Bragged About Causing Violence At Trump Rally Was On Hillary’s Payroll

An activist who bragged about disrupting multiple Donald Trump campaign events in a recent Project Veritas video was on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign payroll, a search of Federal Election Commission (FEC) records reveals. In a Veritas video released Monday, filmmaker and provocateur James O’Keefe recounts meeting activist Zulema Rodriguez at the Republican National Convention in

James O’Keefe Files FEC Suit Against Hillary Clinton

Lee Stranahan, James O’Keefe and Project Veritas are filing a formal complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee. The decision comes amid increasing media coverage of the two videos released by O’Keefe, which expose apparently illicit actions by a group of political actors associated with the Clinton campaign,

Guccifer 2.0 hack of Clinton Foundation raises suspicions

Katie Bo Williams, The Hill A new posting from the hacker alias Guccifer 2.0 purported to be documents stolen from the Clinton Foundation appears to be a hoax. Guccifer 2.0 — believed to be a misinformation campaign operated by Russian intelligence — posted an 860-megabyte file on Tuesday afternoon that he claimed was donor information he hacked

HuffPost Tramples First Amendment, Fires Writer For Calling Out Hillary

The United States Constitution continues to be trampled on at the hands of liberal media outlets. In the latest example of political tyranny, Huffington Post has terminated a contributor and deleted all of his article submissions because he wrote an article calling into question Hillary Clinton’s health. However, the articles have been deleted from the

FACT CHECK: Air Force One, Who Pays?

Air Force One: Who pays? That’s the question a lot of people were asking after Hillary Clinton hitched a ride to Charlotte, N.C., this week with President Obama for their first joint campaign appearance. While it’s unusual for an incumbent president to campaign actively for his would-be successor, the question itself is not new. It’s