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Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey’s testimony

Despite speculation that President Trump may seek executive privilege to prevent his former FBI director– James Comey– from testifying next week before the Senate, two senior administration officials reportedly said there is no plan to hinder the testimony. The New York Times reported that one official said that Trump actually wants Comey to testify because

The Only Fight That Matters

Derek Hunter, I don’t expect much from Republicans, which leads to rarely being disappointed. And not delivering much is something at which the GOP excels, unfortunately. But there is one area in which the president and the Senate must act, or anything they happen to achieve or have already been achieved could easily be rendered moot: the

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Scott Powell | Trump on right track: cutting regulations is as critical as tax relief. On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of

Relax, Trump is stone cold sane

Dr. Keith Ablow, Let me issue the standard disclaimer of psychiatrists who discuss the mental health of public figures: I have not personally examined President Trump. Now, let me put to rest the concerns of Sen. Al Franken and political commentators John Oliver and Andrew Sullivan and anyone else who publicly or privately has questioned

Ninth Circuit Court Judge Calls For En Banc Hearing

Matt Vespa, While its been initially reported that the Trump White House won’t file an appeal to the Supreme Court, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that all options were on the table, according to The Washington Post. This afternoon, it was reported that not even an appeal for an en banc hearing with the

The Election of Donald Trump Tells Us That Anything Is Possible

Michael Brown, We are often too rational for our own good, not willing to believe in the seemingly impossible because, well, after all, it seems to be impossible. But are some of the things we’re afraid to dream about any more unlikely than the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States?

Super Bowl 2017: Are you willing to pay $22 to play host?

Megan Sheehan, The NFL is popularly viewed as a sport league, with the Super Bowl the culmination of a year’s efforts and successes. In terms of viewer interest, its rivals are events like the Oscars, the opening ceremony of the Olympics, the World Cup final or even the presidential election results.  But first and foremost

In Donald Trump, Christians now have a powerful (if unlikely) champion in the White House

Michael Guillen Ph.D., Donald Trump – expected to attend Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast – is clearly not your archetypal Christian. Yet after years of feeling marginalized, millions of America’s faithful are optimistic his presidency signals a renaissance of renewed respect and influence for Christianity in U.S. governance and culture.  They have a right to expect

Repealing Obamacare Has To Include Consequences

Derek Hunter, Repealing Obamacare is all but a certainty. It’s the “replace” part that has everyone hung up. Democrats hilariously claim if Republicans “break it, they’ve bought it.” That’s like accusing someone of breaking the picture on a jigsaw puzzle. Still, the matter of replacing this abomination presents Republicans with serious problems, not the least