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Susan Rice’s lousy track record makes it tough to believe her now

Michael Goodwin, Before we get to Susan Rice, first things first. Every scandal needs a catchy nickname so we can avoid repeating drawn-out descriptions. One-word nicknames are best, especially for those who traffic in tabloids and television. Absent a better choice, this one shall be known as SpyGate. Spy because there is mounting evidence the

Team Trump cites stats, anecdotes to show dangers of sanctuary cities

A college football prospect gunned down in his own yard, a young convenience store clerk killed over a pack of cigarettes, a young woman murdered in front of her parents in a popular tourist area of San Francisco. The flashpoints in the debate over illegal immigration and sanctuary policies have unfolded all over the country,

House Intelligence Committee Chair Nunes on Obama Surveillance of Team Trump

Elliott Hamilton, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) held a press conference in front of the Capitol today and stated that President Obama ordered surveillance on members of President Donald Trump’s team following his electoral victory in November. This continues a weeks-long conversation that started with President Trump tweeting that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower, causing chaos

Maxine Waters on Trump’s Cabinet: They’re a ‘Bunch of Scumbags’

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) took her repeated calls for President Donald Trump’s impeachment one step further on Tuesday. In an interview with Chris Hayes on MSNBC’s “All In,” Waters had some harsh words for members of Trump’s cabinet and other associates with alleged ties to Russia. “I just think the American people had better

Team Trump’s First Scalp

Debra J. Saunders, Gen. Mike Flynn provided the first scalp in the Trump administration in record time — he served as White House National Security Adviser for 23 fleeting days before he resigned Monday night. In the eyes of President Donald Trump, Flynn could be his team’s first casualty of “fake news.” As Trump told

House Homeland Security McCaul: Team Trump will make America strong again

Michael McCaul, President Obama was elected on the promise of “change,” and there is no doubt that he delivered. It just wasn’t the kind of change America needed. Today our nation’s security is weaker and worldwide threats have proliferated. Indeed, over the course of eight years, the Obama administration alienated our allies, accommodated our adversaries,

As the Briefing Room Turns

Debra J. Saunders, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team had been flirting with moving the daily White House press briefing from the West Wing to nearby quarters that could accommodate more journalists. The White House Correspondents Association registered its concern — while not present in public sentiment, umbrage followed. By Thursday, Team Trump assured the media

Team Trump Announces Potential Private Healthcare Option For Veterans

Katie Pavlich, President-elect Donald Trump hasn’t tapped a VA Secretary yet, but yesterday his transition team announced plans for VA reform will include allowing veterans to seek private healthcare options. From the Wall Street Journal:  Mr. Trump is considering changing the department to allow some veterans to bypass the VA heath-care system completely and get

Team Trump could give greenlight to oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Oil companies who have long coveted an environmentally sensitive Alaskan refuge may be on the verge of tapping its huge reserves under a Donald Trump administration that has signaled its support for fossil fuels. Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency and Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary