Tom Cotton on Seattle police chief resigning: A lot of left-wing politicians living in ‘fantasy land’

“A lot of politicians live in fantasy land,” Sen. Tom Cotton said on Tuesday, reacting to the Seattle police chief Carmen Best resigning from her post after the city approved a plan to defund police budgets. “These police chiefs and their police officers are simply trying to enforce the law and explain to them If you defund … Continue reading Tom Cotton on Seattle police chief resigning: A lot of left-wing politicians living in ‘fantasy land’

McConnell: Democrats treating coronavirus pandemic as ‘political game,’ with relief talks still stalled

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said Democrats are treating the coronavirus pandemic as a “political game,” blaming leaders on the left for leaving “struggling people” to wait for critical financial aid. From the Senate floor on Tuesday, McConnell, R-Ky., slammed Democrats for blocking pandemic relief “over unrelated liberal demands,” and the press for … Continue reading McConnell: Democrats treating coronavirus pandemic as ‘political game,’ with relief talks still stalled

Biden campaign assembles VP staff ahead of naming running mate

Whomever presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden names as running mate will have a team of advisers ready to go. With a decision looming, Biden’s campaign on Tuesday announced a team of nine Democratic strategists and operatives who will help the eventual running mate handle the responsibilities and stress of serving on the ticket of a … Continue reading Biden campaign assembles VP staff ahead of naming running mate

Report: Minnesota Freedom Fund, Backed by Biden Staff, Released Hardcore Criminals

The Minnesota Freedom Fund, a non-profit organization that uses donations to pay bail fees, sprung violent criminals, some of which have been accused of murder and sexual assault, according to a Monday report. Fox News reports: A new FOX 9 report shows that among the people helped by the Minnesota Freedom Fund (MFF) – which received donations from a number … Continue reading Report: Minnesota Freedom Fund, Backed by Biden Staff, Released Hardcore Criminals

Prime Minister Netanyahu: Israel repelled ‘provocation’ at Syria border

FILE – In this June 7, 2020 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, speaks with Defense Minister Benny Gantz, both wearing protective mask due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. (Menahem Kahana/Pool Photo via AP, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 8:14 AM PT – Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Israeli … Continue reading Prime Minister Netanyahu: Israel repelled ‘provocation’ at Syria border

Democratic convention speaker schedule revealed: What to know

The Democratic National Committee revealed more details Tuesday about the lineup of events and speakers at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. In addition to former Vice President Joe Biden’s official nomination and acceptance as the Democratic nominee, several notable political figures are expected to participate in the programming — and not just Democrats. AOC TO … Continue reading Democratic convention speaker schedule revealed: What to know

Trump says relationship with China’s Xi changed, two haven’t spoken in a ‘long time’

President Trump said Tuesday that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has grown strained as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. “I used to have a very good relationship with him,” Trump told OutKick host Clay Travis in an interview. “I like him, but I don’t feel the same way now.” CORONAVIRUS HAS INFECTED MORE THAN 20 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE He … Continue reading Trump says relationship with China’s Xi changed, two haven’t spoken in a ‘long time’

State Dept. hits NBC News’ Wuhan lab article as ‘regurgitated Chinese Communist Party propaganda’

The State Department on Monday took aim at an NBC News article about the Wuhan Institute of Virology, accusing the outlet of failing to press for facts and of having had “regurgitated Chinese Communist Party propaganda.” “@NBCnews was granted the first independent media access to the Wuhan lab, and what do they have to show for it? … Continue reading State Dept. hits NBC News’ Wuhan lab article as ‘regurgitated Chinese Communist Party propaganda’

DC Circuit Court grills lawyers in Flynn case over whether case should be dropped

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn‘s attorney adamantly argued before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday that District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan overstepped his authority by pushing for further arguments rather than grant prosecutors’ motion to dismiss Flynn’s case. A three-judge panel previously sided with Flynn and issued a writ of mandamus ordering Sullivan to dismiss … Continue reading DC Circuit Court grills lawyers in Flynn case over whether case should be dropped

Facing pandemic squeeze, universities hit bond markets for cheap cash

FILE PHOTO: Students and pedestrians walk through the Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., March 10, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo August 11, 2020 By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Universities, waiting to see how hard the coronavirus pandemic will hit overseas enrolments and government grants, have gone on a borrowing spree in the … Continue reading Facing pandemic squeeze, universities hit bond markets for cheap cash

One Professor Pushes Back against Duke’s ‘Anti-Racism’ Crusade

One year ago, ICE raided multiple chicken plants in Mississippi, arresting hundreds of illegal aliens. Dozens of them have been convicted of various federal crimes, such as identity theft and document fraud. But what about their employers? Simply arresting a bunch of illegals, and leaving it at that, is both … Read Morehttps://www.nationalreview.com/corner/one-professor-pushes-back-against-dukes-anti-racism-crusade/ Continue reading One Professor Pushes Back against Duke’s ‘Anti-Racism’ Crusade

Donald Trump: College Football ‘Making a Tragic Mistake’ if It Cancels Season for Coronavirus

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that college football conferences were making a terrible mistake by preparing to cancel their season during the coronavirus pandemic. “I think football’s making a tragic mistake,” he said. The president commented in an interview with Fox Sports Radio host Clay Travis after reports signaled that the Big Ten and Pac-12 … Continue reading Donald Trump: College Football ‘Making a Tragic Mistake’ if It Cancels Season for Coronavirus

Legal battle over President Trump’s taxes continues with Manhattan DA

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Washington. Trump briefly left because of a security incident outside the fence of the White House. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 7:57 AM PT – Tuesday, August 11, 2020 The legal … Continue reading Legal battle over President Trump’s taxes continues with Manhattan DA

Trump says Biden’s running-mate pick could be significant for ‘obvious reason’

President Trump said Americans typically don’t vote based on a presidential candidate’s running mate, but Joe Biden, the Democratic presumptive nominee, “has got some pretty big things going on,” so his selection could be more significant than in years past. “People don’t vote for the vice president… Mike Pence has been incredible, he’s been a great vice president and done … Continue reading Trump says Biden’s running-mate pick could be significant for ‘obvious reason’

Poll: Trump Leads in North Carolina as Battleground State Surge Continues

President Trump now leads presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the key battleground state of North Carolina by one point, 48 percent to 47 percent, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released on Tuesday. The poll results continue the recent momentum of the president’s re-election campaign, which has seen him narrow the gap in … Continue reading Poll: Trump Leads in North Carolina as Battleground State Surge Continues

Conrad Black on Vacation

One year ago, ICE raided multiple chicken plants in Mississippi, arresting hundreds of illegal aliens. Dozens of them have been convicted of various federal crimes, such as identity theft and document fraud. But what about their employers? Simply arresting a bunch of illegals, and leaving it at that, is both … Read Morehttps://www.nationalreview.com/corner/conrad-black-on-vacation/ Continue reading Conrad Black on Vacation

Border Patrol Agent in Arizona Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

Federal authorities in Arizona arrested a U.S. Border Patrol agent in connection with an alleged drug smuggling attempt involving more than 350,000 fentanyl pills, cocaine, and heroin. Prosecutors charged the agent with multiple counts of possession and one count of drug conspiracy. The arrest took place on Sunday at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport … Continue reading Border Patrol Agent in Arizona Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

Trump explains ‘reluctance to embrace’ intel community, blames ‘Dirty Cops’

President Trump on Tuesday explained his “reluctance to embrace” the U.S. intelligence community upon taking office, blaming former President Obama officials and calling them “Dirty Cops” and “sleazebags.” The president began his broadside by slamming his former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who he said has repeatedly claimed that Trump trusted Russian President Vladimir … Continue reading Trump explains ‘reluctance to embrace’ intel community, blames ‘Dirty Cops’

The Allegedly Indispensable Michigan Governor

One year ago, ICE raided multiple chicken plants in Mississippi, arresting hundreds of illegal aliens. Dozens of them have been convicted of various federal crimes, such as identity theft and document fraud. But what about their employers? Simply arresting a bunch of illegals, and leaving it at that, is both … Read Morehttps://www.nationalreview.com/corner/the-allegedly-indispensable-michigan-governor/ Continue reading The Allegedly Indispensable Michigan Governor

Democratic convention speakers announced as Biden VP decision looms

With presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden expected to announce his running mate at any moment, the Democratic National Convention revealed more details Tuesday about the lineup of events and speakers at this year’s event. In addition to Biden’s official nomination and acceptance, several notable political figures are slated to participate in next week’s programming – … Continue reading Democratic convention speakers announced as Biden VP decision looms

DC police has surveillance video of Secret Service shooting: sources

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police have surveillance video of Monday’s shooting near the White House, Fox News has learned, but it is unclear, at this point, whether that footage will be released. Sources told Fox News Monday that the DC MPD has surveillance video of the shooting that took place Monday evening. TRUMP ABRUPTLY ESCORTED OUT OF WHITE … Continue reading DC police has surveillance video of Secret Service shooting: sources

Cuomo’s Deadly Mistake Was Likely Even Worse Than First Reported

Governor Andrew Cuomo wears a mask as he arrives to speak during a daily coronavirus briefing in New York, July 13, 2020. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who signed an executive order  forcing nursing homes in his state to accept patients who tested positive for the coronavirus in March, informed reporters there … Continue reading Cuomo’s Deadly Mistake Was Likely Even Worse Than First Reported

Pakistan Teen Hailed as ‘Holy Warrior’ for Killing U.S. Blasphemy Suspect

Radical Muslims in Pakistan are praising a teenage boy who allegedly gunned down a U.S. citizen accused of blasphemy in court last month, hailing him as a “holy warrior” for the killing, Reuters reported on Sunday. Faisal Khan, 15, allegedly shot and killed Tahir Naseem, 57, on July 29 as Naseem stood trial on charges of “denigrating … Continue reading Pakistan Teen Hailed as ‘Holy Warrior’ for Killing U.S. Blasphemy Suspect

Lawmakers up the ante in push for sustained cash payments amid coronavirus: ‘Magic money tree’

Sen. Ed Markey drew backlash from fiscal hawks like Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday after tweeting an ambitious coronavirus stimulus plan that would involve much larger checks paid much more frequently than other proposals — but it’s hardly the first time such an idea has been floated as legislators trip over themselves to propose sweeping cash … Continue reading Lawmakers up the ante in push for sustained cash payments amid coronavirus: ‘Magic money tree’

In Taiwan visit, Azar accuses China of ‘hobbling’ coronavirus response

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar accused China of “hobbling” the world’s coronavirus response during a visit to Taiwan that has already incensed Chinese leaders. “I believe it is no exaggeration to say that if this virus had emerged in a place like Taiwan or the United States, it might have been snuffed out … Continue reading In Taiwan visit, Azar accuses China of ‘hobbling’ coronavirus response

Ivanka Trump, officials unveiling $122M investment for women empowerment initiative

Top security officials and American corporate leaders will unveil $122 million in new programs and partnerships for the administration’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative Tuesday afternoon, according to a White House official. With Secretary Mike Pompeo traveling in Europe, the State Department announced Deputy Secretary Stephen Biegun will host a virtual event with National Security … Continue reading Ivanka Trump, officials unveiling $122M investment for women empowerment initiative