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James Comey Didn’t Sink Hillary. Hillary Sank Hillary

David Harsanyi, Hillary Clinton was back yesterday, taking “absolute personal responsibility” by blaming Russia, FBI Director James Comey and misogyny for her second presidential election loss. If the election had taken place on Oct. 27, Clinton maintained, she’d be president. Perhaps if we were to all live in a vacuum where the electorate ignored everything

Senate set to approve Trump’s conservative Supreme Court pick

The Republican-led U.S. Senate was poised on Friday to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, conservative appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, providing the president with his first major victory since taking office in January. Republicans have a 52-48 Senate majority and all of them support Gorsuch, as do a handful of Democrats. The vote

The AHCA Died Because Some Republicans Still Have Values and Spines

Frank Camp, With the news that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was pulled Friday, and President Trump showing signs that he’s ready to throw down some blame, and retreat to 1600 Penn, it would be easy to feel defeated. However, there’s a silver lining. Yes, House Republicans failed to begin the process of repealing the

State Dept to approve Keystone pipeline permit

The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to Politico. The approval of the permit would mark the beginning of process that could be lengthy and complicated by approvals needed by

House Intel demands Trump provide proof of Obama wiretapping by MONDAY

Trump has asked Congress to investigate. Donald Trump must provide proof that Barack Obama ordered a wiretap on him during his presidential campaign by Monday, a bipartisan group from the House intelligence committee, has said. Last week Trump tweeted: ‘Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the

Atty General Sessions May Use Outside Counsel to Investigate Holder/Lynch DOJ

Daniel Greenfield, Like a musty old house that was used as a trash dump, the Justice Department needs major cleaning up. As does much of the government. But the DOJ remains more mission critical. And as it clear, there is no honeymoon for President Trump. And scandals will be constantly generated and drip fed. The

Trump Russia Probe Does Not Need Special Counsel, Former Federal Prosecutor Says

Former federal prosecutor Robert Ray said Sunday there is no need for special counsel to look into possible ties between the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and Russian officials. Ray, in an exclusive interview with Maria Bartiromo on “Sunday Morning Futures,” weighed in on the continuing debate, days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from

Senator Demands Release of FISA Court Warrant Request from Obama Surveillance of Trump

Warner Todd Huston, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), delivered a statement on Saturday concerning the accusations President Trump posted to Twitter that President Barack Obama authorized wiretaps on Trump’s campaign during the recent election. The Senator also noted that Obama’s spokesman said the accusations are false. “The President today made some very serious allegations, and the

Donald Trump Questions ‘Sick Guy’ Barack Obama for ‘Wire Tapping’ His Campaign

Charlie Spiering, President Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his campaign headquarters during the election in a series of messages on Twitter. “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory,” he wrote on Twitter. “Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” Trump questioned whether it

Keystone pipeline won’t use US steel

The Keystone XL oil pipeline won’t use American steel in its construction, despite what President Donald Trump says. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that’s due to language in a presidential directive Trump issued in January. “The way that executive order is written, it’s specific to new pipelines or those that are being repaired,

Former Iranian president sent Trump a letter discussing immigration

Iranian media published a letter on Sunday sent from Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President Donald Trump, discussing immigration and the United States’ wars in the Middle East. Ahmadinejad decries United States “dominance” over the United Nations, as well as American meddling in the world that has brought “insecurity, war, division, killing and (the)

EPA staff told to prepare for Trump executive orders

Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have been told that President Donald Trump is preparing a handful of executive orders to reshape the agency, to be signed once a new administrator is confirmed, two sources who attended the meeting told Reuters on Wednesday. A senior EPA official who had been briefed by members of