Democrat-Controlled House Votes to Transform D.C. into a State, Violating Constitution

The House voted to transform Washington, DC into a state Thursday on the pure party-line vote of 216-208. Before the vote, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) argued in favor of the bill, describing Washington, DC residents as being “denied their right to fully participate in their democracy.” Pelosi also said Washington, DC “pays more federal … Continue reading Democrat-Controlled House Votes to Transform D.C. into a State, Violating Constitution

Another Reason the Shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant Isn’t Like the Killing of George Floyd

A sketch of Derek Chauvin sitting in court on the first day of jury selection in his trial in Minneapolis, Minn., March 8, 2021 (Jane Rosenberg/Reuters) That so many in the press have tied what happened in Columbus on Tuesday to what happened to George Floyd has been peculiar from the moment we learned that … Continue reading Another Reason the Shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant Isn’t Like the Killing of George Floyd

GOP senators say Dems trying to ‘rig’ SCOTUS through court-packing, ask Biden to rein in party’s ‘crazies’

A group of Republican senators on Thursday spoke in front of the Supreme Court in opposition to court-packing, a response to legislation Democrats introduced at a press conference last week to do just that.  Sens. Ted Cruz., R-Texas, Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., railed against court-packing as an effort to “rig” the Supreme Court and pleaded with … Continue reading GOP senators say Dems trying to ‘rig’ SCOTUS through court-packing, ask Biden to rein in party’s ‘crazies’

Nolte: NBC News Caught Deceptively Editing Columbus Shooting Video and 911 Call

Far-left NBC News has once again been caught deceptively and dishonestly editing a 911 call to gin up racial tensions. Only this time, the racial arsonists took things a step further by also deceptively editing body-cam footage. The unedited audio and video of the 911 call and police shooting of a 16-year-old girl in Columbus, … Continue reading Nolte: NBC News Caught Deceptively Editing Columbus Shooting Video and 911 Call

America’s biggest environmentalists and their private planes

Many U.S. climate activists, including Biden administration climate envoys John Kerry and Mike Bloomberg, celebrated Earth Day on Thursday and praised the administration’s latest emissions goal — even after facing questions about how their personal private jet use harms the environment. Kerry and Bloomberg have been known to travel on private jets while addressing climate change, even as other … Continue reading America’s biggest environmentalists and their private planes

Former Trump administration official mulling GOP challenge against Cheney

EXCLUSIVE – Perry Pendley, who served as acting director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) during the Trump administration, is expected on Thursday evening to give a speech in his home state of Wyoming where he’ll strongly hint at launching a Republican primary challenge against embattled Rep. Liz Cheney. Cheney, the third-ranking lawmaker in House GOP leadership, was … Continue reading Former Trump administration official mulling GOP challenge against Cheney

Hawley-Braun bill would force Biden to declassify Wuhan coronavirus leak intelligence

Sens. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Mike Braun, R-Ind., on Thursday introduced a bill that would force the Biden administration to declassify intelligence related to COVID-19 origins. Since April of 2020, experts have voiced concerns that the novel coronavirus may have originated from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. More than a year later, the … Continue reading Hawley-Braun bill would force Biden to declassify Wuhan coronavirus leak intelligence

ABC’s Hostin on Columbus Shooting: Not Acceptable for ‘Police to Shoot 16-Year-Old’ over a Knife Fight

ABC News legal analyst and co-host of “The View” Sunny Hostin said on Thursday’s broadcast that it should not be acceptable in America while discussing the fatal police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, OH. Hostin said, “My question is, you know, why is deadly force always the first order of business and especially the … Continue reading ABC’s Hostin on Columbus Shooting: Not Acceptable for ‘Police to Shoot 16-Year-Old’ over a Knife Fight

Report: Ma’Khia Bryant’s Neighbor Says Officer Had No Option But to Shoot

A neighbor of the Ohio teenager fatally shot by police reportedly said video from his security camera made him believe the officer had no other option but to shoot. “They were calling each other the B-word, so I figured it was just a girl fight,” said Donavon Brinson, according to the New York Post. He … Continue reading Report: Ma’Khia Bryant’s Neighbor Says Officer Had No Option But to Shoot

Climate Activists Dump Cow Manure to Protest Biden’s Climate Agenda, Chanting ‘Stop the Bull****’

Activists who believe President Biden’s climate change agenda does not go far enough protested Thursday by dumping wheelbarrows of cow manure in front of the White House. As the activists did so, the Hill reported they chanted “Stop the bullshit” and “Declare climate emergency now.” Wider view of the scene here where cow poop has been dumped … Continue reading Climate Activists Dump Cow Manure to Protest Biden’s Climate Agenda, Chanting ‘Stop the Bull****’

Behar on Columbus Shooting: Police Should ‘Shoot the Gun in the Air’ — Stop Killing Teenagers

Joy Behar said Thursday’s broadcast of ABC’s “The View” that the police should have shot their firearm into the air as a warning instated of killing Ma’Khia Bryant during a knife fight in Columbus, OH. In a video CNN host Don Lemon said, “Base each incident on what we see. When I look at this video, … Continue reading Behar on Columbus Shooting: Police Should ‘Shoot the Gun in the Air’ — Stop Killing Teenagers

Ron DeSantis Identifies a Key Challenge Facing the Next Republican Administration

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis talks to the media during a news conference as Hurricane Dorian approaches at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Fla., August 29, 2019. (Marco Bello/Reuters) When asked by Tucker Carlson what he would do right now if he were president, Florida governor Ron DeSantis first mentioned that he would restore Trump’s … Continue reading Ron DeSantis Identifies a Key Challenge Facing the Next Republican Administration

Republicans Object to Biden’s ‘Insufficient’ Defense-Budget Proposal

As I noted in a recent piece, President Biden’s defense budget proposal — which, adjusted for inflation, cuts spending — falls far short of what would be necessary to deter and defend against military threats from Russia and China. That figure, according to a congressionally mandated commission that included Biden’s deputy secretary of defense, is … Continue reading Republicans Object to Biden’s ‘Insufficient’ Defense-Budget Proposal

Ariz. Gov. Ducey urges Biden admin. to declare crisis at southern border

FILE – In this Dec. 2, 2020, file photo, Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey answers a question during a news conference in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 9:13 AM PT – Thursday, April 22, 2021 More officials are sounding the alarm on the Biden border crisis as the White House continues … Continue reading Ariz. Gov. Ducey urges Biden admin. to declare crisis at southern border

Widow of officer killed in 2020 riot makes plea to Joe Biden: Demand peace in our communities

Ann Dorn, the wife of retired St. Louis police captain David Dorn, who was shot and killed during the violence and looting that followed widespread protests over racial injustice in June, slammed President Biden’s remarks on the demonstrations and trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, saying the president and other leaders should demand peace. … Continue reading Widow of officer killed in 2020 riot makes plea to Joe Biden: Demand peace in our communities

House passes DC statehood bill to make district 51st state after heated floor debate

The divided House Thursday passed legislation to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state and to grant its more than 700,000 residents full representation in Congress. The strictly party-line vote in the House was 216 to 208, with all Republicans rejecting the statehood bill, dubbed H.R. 51. The legislation has the support from President Biden but faces long odds of passing in … Continue reading House passes DC statehood bill to make district 51st state after heated floor debate

States pursuing laws to curb Zuckerberg spending on elections

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan spent $350 million on election administration during 2020, prompting a growing number of state lawmakers across the United States to say “no, thanks” when it comes to accepting any private money to run future elections. Arizona and Georgia enacted laws specifically banning election officials from accepting money … Continue reading States pursuing laws to curb Zuckerberg spending on elections

Biden avoids confronting China over climate in Earth Day speech with world leaders

President Biden urged world leaders to act quickly and together to confront the consequences of Earth’s changing climate, but notably did not specifically address heavy polluters like China. Tensions have remained high between the U.S. and the world’s largest carbon dioxide emitter over the past couple of months.  Speaking at an economic forum on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping … Continue reading Biden avoids confronting China over climate in Earth Day speech with world leaders

Sen. Manchin says ending the filibuster would cause ‘serious problems’

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV., speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to examine the American Jobs Plan, focusing on infrastructure, climate change, and investing in our nation’s future on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Oliver Contreras/The Washington Post via AP, Pool) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 9:03 AM PT – Thursday, April 22, 2021 … Continue reading Sen. Manchin says ending the filibuster would cause ‘serious problems’

Biden administration pays travel costs for adult sponsors to pick up migrant children

The Biden administration is paying the travel costs for adult sponsors to go to migrant shelters and pick up migrant children – as the administration scrambles to cope with the surge in unaccompanied children (UACs) coming to the southern border. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed to Fox News that its Office of … Continue reading Biden administration pays travel costs for adult sponsors to pick up migrant children

‘Infrastructure’ Plan Hits Roadblock as Joe Manchin Disputes Scope, Cost

President Joe Biden’s “infrastructure” plan hit a roadblock Wednesday after U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) disputed the scope and cost of the sweeping measure. Manchin, a key vote in the 50-50 Senate, told West Virginia reporters, “I would hope to see Democrats and Republicans agreeing on infrastructure – infrastructure by itself.” He added, “It won’t … Continue reading ‘Infrastructure’ Plan Hits Roadblock as Joe Manchin Disputes Scope, Cost

GOP doctors, health care providers ask Pelosi when House COVID restrictions will be lifted with members vaxxed

EXCLUSIVE: Eighteen Republican doctors and health care providers in Congress sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asking when the COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted from the chamber, now that most members have been vaccinated. Reps. Michael Burgess of Texas, Andy Harris of Maryland and Brad Wenstrup of Ohio led the House GOP Doctors Caucus in sending … Continue reading GOP doctors, health care providers ask Pelosi when House COVID restrictions will be lifted with members vaxxed

NC’s first Black lieutenant gov slams Dems’ ‘insane’ voting rights efforts as ‘everything to do with power’

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is the first Black person to hold his office, and in impassioned testimony before a House Judiciary subcommittee, he expressed pride in Black people’s progress in the U.S., while denouncing Democrats’ opposition to Georgia’s new voting laws as “preposterous” and “insulting.” At a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, … Continue reading NC’s first Black lieutenant gov slams Dems’ ‘insane’ voting rights efforts as ‘everything to do with power’

ESPN’s Kellerman Defends LeBron Tweet — ‘Stupid or Corrupt’ to Think He Was Inciting Violence

Thursday, ESPN “First Take” co-host Max Kellerman defended Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James for his now-deleted “YOU’RE NEXT” tweet in response to the Ma’Khia Bryant shooting in Columbus, OH. Although Kellerman acknowledged James jumped the gun in his tweet showing the image of the police officer involved, he said it “obviously” was not a … Continue reading ESPN’s Kellerman Defends LeBron Tweet — ‘Stupid or Corrupt’ to Think He Was Inciting Violence