Watchdog: U.S. Has No ‘Comprehensive Plan’ for $83 Billion Afghan Troop Training Project

Inadequate oversight for the U.S. taxpayer-funded $83 billion effort to develop the Afghan security forces has led to a waste of money and hindered the training and capabilities of the war-ravaged country’s troops, an American watchdog agency revealed this week. Despite the tens of billions of dollars devoted to the development of the Afghan National … Continue reading Watchdog: U.S. Has No ‘Comprehensive Plan’ for $83 Billion Afghan Troop Training Project

Trump Cuts Obama’s Syrian Refugee Surge by More Than 60 Percent

President Trump has reduced the number of Syrian refugees entering the United States by more than 60 percent compared to former President Obama’s surge of Syrian nationals arriving in the country. Since Trump’s inauguration, he has reduced the levels at which Syrian refugees are arriving in the U.S. Between January 20, 2017, and June 2019, … Continue reading Trump Cuts Obama’s Syrian Refugee Surge by More Than 60 Percent

Iranian-Americans March in D.C., Call for Regime Change in Iran: ‘Down with Terrorist Regime in Iran’

Thousands of Iranian-Americans took to the streets of Washington, DC, on Friday to march and voice their support for those seeking regime change in Iran, an issue that past presidential administrations have seemed to avoid. The bi-partisan Free Iran Rally, which began at the U.S. State Department and concluded outside of the White House, was … Continue reading Iranian-Americans March in D.C., Call for Regime Change in Iran: ‘Down with Terrorist Regime in Iran’

Justin Fairfax Eyeing Bid for Virginia Governor, Claims Scandal Raised Profile

Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) is not deterred by the sexual assault allegations leveled against him, saying he is still “thinking seriously” about a gubernatorial run in 2021. The embattled Democrat told reporters at a roundtable discussion on Thursday he was “hopeful” about his political future, especially given how the allegations have raised his profile … Continue reading Justin Fairfax Eyeing Bid for Virginia Governor, Claims Scandal Raised Profile

‘Hail Satan’ Prayer at Alaska Government Meeting Sparks Outrage

A walkout occurred at an Alaska government meeting Tuesday after an official ended a prayer by uttering the words “Hail Satan,” local media reports. The official, Iris Fontana — who also happens to be a member of the Satanic Temple — delivered an invocation ahead of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday, sealing the prayer … Continue reading ‘Hail Satan’ Prayer at Alaska Government Meeting Sparks Outrage

Report: Warren, Sanders Pact Not to Diss Each Other on Campaign Trail Showing Cracks

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) have been called the two most progressive candidates of the more than 20 Democrats who are vying for the Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. That may be why the two are said to have agreed back in December of last year, according to “multiple senior Democrats,” not to … Continue reading Report: Warren, Sanders Pact Not to Diss Each Other on Campaign Trail Showing Cracks

Fox News Channel’s Wallace: Trump’s Story About Iran Strike ‘Doesn’t Hold Together’

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Shepard Smith Reporting,” Chris Wallace, anchor of “Fox News Sunday,” said President Donald Trump’s story on why he called off a military strike against Iran, didn’t “hold together.” Wallace called into question of Trump’s tweets. ….On Monday they shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked … Continue reading Fox News Channel’s Wallace: Trump’s Story About Iran Strike ‘Doesn’t Hold Together’

Pelosi: Trump ‘Must Have the Authority of Congress Before We Initiate Military Hostilities into Iran’

Friday on Capitol Hill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told reporters that President Donald Trump “must have the authority of Congress” before he initiated military conflict with Iran. Pelosi said, “I think the message was bipartisan in terms of de-escalating based on a couple of things. First of all, we have no illusions about Iran. … Continue reading Pelosi: Trump ‘Must Have the Authority of Congress Before We Initiate Military Hostilities into Iran’

Eleanor Clift: Trump’s ICE Roundups Inflicting ‘Terrorism’ on Immigrant Communities

Friday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Daily Beast political reporter Eleanor Clift said the Trump administration’s ICE campaign to conduct mass arrests and deportation was inflicting “terrorism on communities.” Earlier in the week, Trump tweeted his intentions. Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way … Continue reading Eleanor Clift: Trump’s ICE Roundups Inflicting ‘Terrorism’ on Immigrant Communities

Bernie Announces 11-22 Million Illegals Would Get Health Care Under His Plan

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Democrat candidate forum in Miami on Friday that the estimated 11 to 22 million people in the country illegally would be entitled to the socialized healthcare program Medicare for All he hopes to put in place if he … Continue reading Bernie Announces 11-22 Million Illegals Would Get Health Care Under His Plan

Missouri Denies License to Planned Parenthood Found Violating Health Standards

Missouri denied a license to a St. Louis Planned Parenthood abortion clinic found to be in violation of state health and safety standards, but the clinic will remain open under a judge’s preliminary injunction. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer held a status conference on Friday after he ordered the state of Missouri to … Continue reading Missouri Denies License to Planned Parenthood Found Violating Health Standards

Mike Braun, Rick Scott Urge GOP Leadership to Attach ‘No Budget, No Pay’ to Budget

Sens. Mike Braun (R-IN), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) sent a letter to the Senate budgetary leadership, urging them to include their No Budget, No Pay provision in the budget to prevent lawmakers from receiving a paycheck in the event of a government shutdown. Braun, Scott, and Sinema sent the letter to the … Continue reading Mike Braun, Rick Scott Urge GOP Leadership to Attach ‘No Budget, No Pay’ to Budget

GOP Rep. Kinzinger: The Way Iran Strike Decision Was Handled ‘Could Invite’ More Attacks

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” House Foreign Affairs Committee member Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) disagreed with President Trump’s decision to not strike Iran and expressed particular concern with the manner in which the decision was made inviting more attacks. Kinzinger said, “I actually think the president has every right to not strike Iran, obviously. It’s … Continue reading GOP Rep. Kinzinger: The Way Iran Strike Decision Was Handled ‘Could Invite’ More Attacks

Oregon GOP Chair Defends Senate Walkout: Democrats Using Emergency Clause to Push Cap and Trade Bill

Bill Currier, chair of the Oregon Republican Party, told Breitbart News the Beaver state’s Republican state senators used a walkout as a “last resort” against their Democrat counterparts’ attachment of an emergency clause to prevent a public referendum on House Bill 2020.  The bill is a “cap and trade” measure taxing the production of carbon dioxide … Continue reading Oregon GOP Chair Defends Senate Walkout: Democrats Using Emergency Clause to Push Cap and Trade Bill

Watch: John Hickenlooper Backs Health Care for Illegal Aliens After Amnesty

White House hopeful and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) on Friday expressed support for extending healthcare access to illegal aliens after granting them amnesty in his remarks before the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) conference. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows:  AUDIENCE MEMBER: Latinos have made some gains in obtaining … Continue reading Watch: John Hickenlooper Backs Health Care for Illegal Aliens After Amnesty

Poll: Support for Florida Gov. DeSantis Surges After Sanctuary City Ban

Support for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is surging in recent weeks following a major legislative victory that banned sanctuary cities across the state. The latest Quinnipiac Poll reveals that across the board, more voters in every demographic group in Florida — except with Democrat voters and black Americans — approve of the job DeSantis … Continue reading Poll: Support for Florida Gov. DeSantis Surges After Sanctuary City Ban

Tariffs on China the ‘Number One Issue’ Driving Hispanic Support for Trump

President Trump’s economic nationalist fight against Chinese dominance is the “number one issue” driving Hispanic voters to back the president in the 2020 presidential election, a campaign official says. In a statement to Time Magazine, a Trump campaign official revealed that above every other issue, the administration’s fight against China is the most motivating issue … Continue reading Tariffs on China the ‘Number One Issue’ Driving Hispanic Support for Trump

WSJ/NBC Poll Finds ‘Record High Majority’ Support for Abortion

A newly released Wall Street Journal/NBC poll claims to have found “record high majority” support for abortion in America, though it limited its respondents to only “four broad options.” The poll asked a question of respondents that provided these four options: Which comes closest to your view on abortion: Abortion should always be legal, should be … Continue reading WSJ/NBC Poll Finds ‘Record High Majority’ Support for Abortion

Virginia 1984: Biden Called Jesse Jackson ‘Boy’

Former Vice President Joe Biden referred to Rev. Jesse Jackson as “boy” in 1984 when discussing his impact on the Democrat Party. Biden, who is mired in controversy after praising the “civility” of segregationists, made the comments during an “informal news conference” in Lexington, Virginia. At the time, Jackson was running for the Democrat presidential nomination and … Continue reading Virginia 1984: Biden Called Jesse Jackson ‘Boy’

Trump: ‘I Think I Win the Election Easier’ if There’s Impeachment Push

During a portion of an interview set to air on Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” President Trump said he thinks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has been reluctant to pursue impeachment because pursuing impeachment will make it easier for Trump to win re-election in the 2020 election. Host Chuck Todd asked, “Why do … Continue reading Trump: ‘I Think I Win the Election Easier’ if There’s Impeachment Push

Washington Post: ICE Plans Sunday Effort to Arrest Migrants with Deportation Orders

Immigration enforcement officials will move on Sunday to repatriate a group of migrant families who recently lost their pleas for asylum, according to leaks provided to the Washington Post. The operation is backed by President Donald Trump and will take place amid opposition from Kevin McAleenan, Trump’s acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security: … Continue reading Washington Post: ICE Plans Sunday Effort to Arrest Migrants with Deportation Orders

Released Surveillance Video Shows TSA Attacker at Arizona Airport

On Tuesday morning, a man was recorded charging Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The newly-released video shows 19-year-old Tyrese Garner rushing a TSA security checkpoint at Terminal 4, around 9:45 a.m. on June 18th. Garner, reportedly unprovoked, pushed past other passengers and through the metal detector and injuring at least … Continue reading Released Surveillance Video Shows TSA Attacker at Arizona Airport

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Donates $21.5 Million in Guitar Sales to Fight Global Warming

Rocker David Gilmour auctioned 120 instruments from his massive guitar collection for a $21 million windfall that the former Pink Floyd frontman is donating to fight global warming. Christie’s auction house hosted the auction, the largest guitar sale the seller ever held. Gilmour’s auction haul will be donated to liberal activist group ClientEarth, a non-profit … Continue reading Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Donates $21.5 Million in Guitar Sales to Fight Global Warming

Fox Business Expert: New York, California High-Tax Exodus ‘Just Beginning’

The recent state and local tax (or SALT) deduction cap is pushing some residents out of states with higher tax rates, and some believe it will get worse. The 2017 “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” introduced a $10,000 limit on SALT deductions, and the consequences are now becoming apparent. Some Americans are responding to the change … Continue reading Fox Business Expert: New York, California High-Tax Exodus ‘Just Beginning’

Kevin McCarthy to Ocasio-Cortez: End Migrant Crisis by Building the Wall

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said Friday to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that to end the migrant crisis at America’s southern border, she and other Democrats must fund the wall. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez responded to a question from a reporter on whether the New York progressive should apologize for her remarks comparing American detention centers … Continue reading Kevin McCarthy to Ocasio-Cortez: End Migrant Crisis by Building the Wall

Omar Backs Ocasio-Cortez on Concentration Camp Comparison, ‘That’s the General Definition’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D- MN) backed Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) claim that migrant detention centers are modern-day “concentration camps” during an interview with Public Radio International Thursday. Omar definitively stated that “people are being put in camps” and defended Ocasio-Cortez’s assessment, accusing her critics of conflating concentration camps with death camps. She said: And when you think about … Continue reading Omar Backs Ocasio-Cortez on Concentration Camp Comparison, ‘That’s the General Definition’

Watch–James Comey: Mueller Report Shows Trump Impeachable

In a Friday interview with Bloomberg Television, fired FBI Director James Comey said Congress could impeach President Donald Trump based on special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings on now-debunked collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia. [embedded content] A transcript is as follows:  MATTHEW MILLER: A thing you said when you were considering whether or not … Continue reading Watch–James Comey: Mueller Report Shows Trump Impeachable

Donald Trump: People ‘Forgot’ Elizabeth Warren Is a ‘Fraud’

President Donald Trump reminded Americans during an interview with Time magazine that Elizabeth Warren is a “fraud” despite her recent rise in the polls. “If you look at our friend Pocahontas, she is doing pretty well,” Trump said. “They forgot that she’s a fraud.” Trump commented on the 2020 field during the interview, also remarking … Continue reading Donald Trump: People ‘Forgot’ Elizabeth Warren Is a ‘Fraud’