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Trump Calls Ryan ‘Weak and Ineffective’ His lack of support has made it “hard to do well”

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump opened a new front in his war with House Speaker Paul Ryan, accusing the nation’s top elected Republican of being a “very weak and ineffective leader” after Ryan said he would no longer defend the presidential nominee. “Our very weak and ineffective leader, Paul Ryan, had a bad conference call

U.S. senator, opposing FBI email data grabs, places hold on spy bill

A Democratic senator on Monday prevented legislation from being quickly considered that would expand the FBI’s power to use secretive surveillance orders to obtain some Internet records, arguing it would lead to a “dramatic erosion” of U.S. privacy rights. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon placed a hold on the annual Intelligence Authorization Act, which grants

Hillary Clinton Calls for Expanding Surveillance

Demands private sector tech companies work with intelligence agencies. On Monday presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said she would force tech companies to work with intelligence agencies. “We already know we need more resources for this fight. The professionals who keep us safe would be the first to say we need better intelligence to

Blame Socialism, Not Shinseki

Larry Kudlow  The VA problem is not Shinseki; it’s socialism. The Veterans Affairs health care system is completely government run. It is a pure single-payer program. National Review Editor Rich Lowry calls it “an island of socialism in American health care.” He is right. I’ve been arguing this all week. So perhaps Democrats and Republicans