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Leah Barkoukis

Trump’s Approval Rating Hits 59 Percent

Leah Barkoukis, Good news for the White House: President Trump’s approval rating among likely voters reached 59 percent on Thursday, according to Rasmussen Reports. Forty-one percent disapprove. The latest figures include 44% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 31% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of

Lockheed Martin CEO Tells Trump Company Plans to Lower F-35 Costs, Add 1,800 US Jobs

Leah Barkoukis, After meeting with President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson said the company is close to a deal to bring down the cost of its F-35 aircraft, and will also be adding 1,800 jobs to its Fort Worth plant. “I certainly share his views that we need to get the

FOP Leader Who Supported Eric Holder Said Sessions Will Be ‘Exemplary’ Attorney General

Leah Barkoukis, Chuck Canterbury, the national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, told the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday during testimony that Sen. Jeff Sessions has been a “true partner to law enforcement.” Canterbury, who supported former Attorney General Eric Holder in 2009, said that in the many times he’s testified before Congress, he’s “never

Obama Has Commuted More Prison Sentences Than His 11 Predecessors Combined

Leah Barkoukis,  By commuting the sentences of 79 offenders earlier this week, President Obama has now shortened prison terms for more people than his 11 predecessors combined. Tuesday’s commutations push the number of sentences he’s shortened throughout his presidency to 1,023—and he still has several weeks left in office. Most of those who have received

Majority Think Trump Will Do A Good Job As President

Leah Barkoukis, Despite the mainstream media and liberal elites being apoplectic over President-elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, warning that he could destroy everything from America to the planet, a majority of voters seem to have confidence that he will do a good job as president. Fifty-three percent of Americans think Trump will do

Israeli Ambassador to US Is ‘Looking Forward’ to Working With Steve Bannon

Leah Barkoukis, Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, told reporters at Trump Tower on Thursday that he looked forward to working with the Trump administration, including senior adviser Steve Bannon. “Israel has no doubt that President-Elect Trump is a true friend of Israel,” he said after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.  “We

Setting a Record, Obama Adds 527 Pages of New Regulations in One Day

Leah Barkoukis, President Obama’s time in office is coming to a end, but he’s not leaving before putting his regulatory footprint on nearly every aspect of American life. The Obama administration just put out 527 pages worth of new rules and regulations Thursday, making the total number of pages for 2016, 81,640. Since the working year

Dems Wanted to Trick ‘Self-righteous’ Sanders Supporters at Convention

Leah Barkoukis, Since the leaked DNC emails from this summer revealed that the party favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Democratic Party officials also wanted to dupe Sanders supporters into believing they won concessions from the Party establishment at the July convention. In an email released by WikiLeaks,

Tens of Thousands of Dems Leave Party in Pennsylvania, Switch to Republican

Leah Barkoukis,  The Pennsylvania Republican Party has picked up 243,139 new voters since the November 2015 election—and of these new voters, nearly 100,000 of them switched from the Democratic Party. The state Republican party says that the surge in Republican registrations is nearly twice the number of newly registered Republicans compared to both the 2008

Dem Congressional Candidate Thinks 9/11 Was ‘One of the Greatest Events in Human History’

Leah Barkoukis, There are always long-shot candidates in any political race, but Democrat Scott Fenstermaker may take it to a whole new level, and I’m not talking about in a “the rent is too damn high” kind of way. Fenstermaker, a criminal defense and tax litigation attorney, made recent comments about 9/11 in a “Humans

Phil Robertson Willing to Be Trump’s ‘Spiritual Adviser’ #TeamTrump

Leah Barkoukis,  Despite endorsing Sen. Ted Cruz earlier this year, Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson said he’s now on “the Trump train.” He also offered to serve as the presumptive GOP nominee’s spiritual adviser. “I was forced into the Trump train, but I am happily volunteering my services for Mr. Trump, mainly because the Republican

Sheriff Clarke: Clinton’s ‘Positive Gangs’ Remark Shows She’s ‘Totally Disconnected’

Leah Barkoukis, Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. slammed Hillary Clinton’s “positive gangs” remark on Friday, saying that it clearly represents how “totally disconnected” she is from life in the black community. “Joining a gang is like having a family,” Clinton said during a recent discussion about gun violence in Connecticut. “It’s feeling like you