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Yates takes heat over refusal to defend Trump travel ban

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates took heat from Senate Republicans Monday as she stood by her decision not to defend President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from certain countries – with one Republican asking: “Who appointed you to the United States Supreme Court?” Yates spoke at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, and defended her

‘Odds are very good’ of Supreme Court vacancy this summer

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told “Special Report with Bret Baier” Thursday that “I think the odds are very good” that a second seat on the Supreme Court will fall vacant this year. “If not this summer, next summer,” Cruz told Bret Baier. “You know, judges don’t like it when people kind of nudge them out,

President Trump to Host Marco Rubio For Dinner at The White House

Katie Pavlich, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will host Republican Senator Marco Rubio and wife Jeanette at the White House Wednesday for dinner.  While Rubio backed Trump in the general presidential election against Hillary Clinton, the two former campaign rivals have different perspectives on a number of issues facing the country. Rubio has

Ted Cruz: “Democrats are the party of the Ku Klux Klan”

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz slammed Senate Democrats on Wednesday for attacking attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions. “The charges she was making against Jeff Sessions are demonstrably false, they’re slanderous, they’re ugly,” Cruz said in an interview with Fox News referring to comments made by his colleague Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The Massachusetts Senator was reprimanded and

Ted Cruz reportedly says nuclear option is on table in Supreme Court pick

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said in an interview Tuesday that “all procedural   options are on the table” when it comes to confirming a strong conservative to replace Justice Scalia on the Supreme Court. President Trump nominated federal Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, choosing a jurist widely seen by conservatives as a

This Is What Real Change Was Always Going To Look Like #Trump45

Mark Davis, As Donald Trump takes the oath of office today as our 45th President, there is a broad spectrum of odd reactions, a far different scene than if any of his Republican rivals had prevailed. Oh, we would still have the media attacks, the insulting hectoring of Cabinet appointees, the general revulsion from big

Victor Davis Hanson Dismantles Myths of the 2016 Election

Breaking through the media distortions. Victor David Hanson: Thank you very much for having me.  I thought I would talk about the mythologies of the election if I could.  But before we go, I know you all have had this experience.  People have come up to you and said, “Did you have any idea that Trump could

Losing a Presidential Bid Looks a Lot Like Getting Dumped

Gillian Brassil, Earlier this week, Hillary Clinton was spotted alone at breakfast in upstate New York, clutching her phone with two hands and gazing at its screen. Within minutes of the photo being tweeted, every armchair psychologist in the country had figured out how she was feeling (forlorn, obviously). After all, anyone who’s seen a

Ted Cruz RIPS APART John Kerry: Is this a Preview of Election 2020?

Senator Ted Cruz, always known as a staunch friend of Israel, issued a blistering statement on Facebook targeting Secretary of State John Kerry after Kerry’s speech on Wednesday. Cruz started by noting that Barack Obama and Kerry are using “their last breath in office” to strike at Israel, adding, “History will record and the world will

Ted Cruz Chimes in on Trump’s Pick for Secretary of State

Susan Wright, While Florida Senator Marco Rubio seems to be less than enthused about President-elect Trump’s Secretary of State pick, Rex Tillerson, Texas Senator Ted Cruz seems to be taking a more measured approach. Cruz released a statement today, addressing the announcement of Tillerson’s appointment. WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued

Dark Horse Picks For Trump: Joe Lieberman And Ted Cruz

Wayne Allyn Root, Here are two high profile, “outside-the-box,” get-your-attention picks for Donald Trump’s administration: Joe Lieberman and Ted Cruz First, forget Mitt Romney. Lose him like a bad case of the flu. Mitt is bad karma. He didn’t just not vote for Trump, he actively tried to humiliate and destroy Trump. He denigrated Trump.

Judging Trump: Supreme Court choice on president-elect’s immediate agenda

Voters chose Donald Trump, but now he hopes to return the favor with a looming far-reaching decision that could impact the lives of Americans on a range of hot-button issues for another generation. No longer a question of if, but whom and when, the next member of the U.S. Supreme Court will almost certainly be