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How Trump Can End the Parties of Corruption

Kimberly Fletcher, When Barak Obama was elected for a second term he declared it a mandate from American voters confirming they prefer his vision for government to the one offered by Republicans. When Donald Trump won the election two things happened. The Democrats completely dismissed any suggestion of Trump’s victory being a mandate and the


Cincinnati Enquirer “I will be supporting a straight Republican ticket – starting with Donald Trump for President,” (Chairman Matt Borges) wrote in an email to Ohio Republican insiders, which was obtained by The Enquirer. “A Hillary Clinton presidency would be a disaster for our country.” “Chairman Matt Borges… helped the Trump campaign set up in

Leading House conservative wants IRS chief impeached

The head of a hard-line Republican conservative faction in the U.S. Congress wants to impeach the nation’s top tax officer and said lawmakers could do this without accusing him of any crime. Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen should be impeached within weeks, said Jim Jordan, chairman of the House of Representatives Freedom Caucus, in

John Boehner backs Donald Trump, thanks God Cruz didn’t win

John Boehner supports Donald Trump — just not any of his policies.   “Donald Trump is the nominee, whether people like it or not,” the former House speaker, during a question-and-answer session at a hedge fund conference in Las Vegas, told attendees Thursday. Boehner, an Ohio Republican, made clear he would support the nominee.  

Cantor Plans to Leave Leadership Post on July 31;

 ‘You Can’t Run Campaigns From Washington’  U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to step aside from his leadership post on July 31, following his primary election loss and with several leading Republicans jockeying to run for his No. 2 position. The Virginia Republican’s planned resignation was described today by a person familiar with Cantor’s

House passes Ryan’s Republican budget with deep spending cuts

 U.S. House Republicans narrowly passed a new balanced budget plan from Representative Paul Ryan on Thursday in a vote that will help shape the debate ahead of November’s congressional elections. The plan authored by Ryan, the influential House Budget Committee chairman, would eliminate deficits within 10 years, due largely to deep cuts to social safety

Maryland mulls repealing Civil War pro-slavery amendment

 More than 150 years after Maryland adopted a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution barring the abolition of slavery, state lawmakers are considering repealing the Civil War-era ratification. Maryland was one of three states to ratify the so-called Corwin Amendment, which was designed to keep some states from leaving the Union side during the 1861-1865