Japan’s factory output rebounds, but retail sales slow as trade war risks grow

FILE PHOTO: A man works in a factory at the Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, Japan, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai May 31, 2019 By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s industrial output rebounded in April, though retail sales grew at a slower pace, suggesting that both domestic and external demand could come under severe … Continue reading Japan’s factory output rebounds, but retail sales slow as trade war risks grow

Shocked Mexico Sends Foreign Minister to D.C. for Friday Tariff Meetings

Mexico’s government is sending its foreign minister to D.C. for meetings on Friday after President Donald Trump promised to impose trade tariffs until Mexico helps end the huge migration from Central America. Reuters reported Mexico’s quick reaction after Trump’s late-Thursday announcement: “JUST IN: Mexico’s President Lopez Obrador asks Trump to have U.S. officials meet with … Continue reading Shocked Mexico Sends Foreign Minister to D.C. for Friday Tariff Meetings

DOJ Watchdog: High-Level FBI Official Had Unauthorized Media Contacts, Leaked, Accepted Gift

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz announced Wednesday that a former high-level FBI official engaged in misconduct by having unauthorized contacts with the media, leaking sensitive information and accepting a gift from a member of the media. Specifically, the IG said a former FBI Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) leaked to the media the existence of … Continue reading DOJ Watchdog: High-Level FBI Official Had Unauthorized Media Contacts, Leaked, Accepted Gift

Donald Trump to Mexico: Stop Migration or Face Five Percent Tariffs in June

Mexico’s vital trade with the United States will be taxed until the country’s government blocks the mass migration of Central Americans into the United States, President Donald Trump announced via tweet late Thursday. “On June 10th, the United States will impose a 5% Tariff on all goods coming into our Country from Mexico, until such … Continue reading Donald Trump to Mexico: Stop Migration or Face Five Percent Tariffs in June

Exclusive–Bradley Byrne: Time to Investigate the Investigators

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has officially closed up shop, and the results of his investigation are clear: no collusion, no obstruction. I’m glad the sideshow is over, but some serious questions still need to be answered. No, I’m not talking about the continued pathetic investigations by the Democrat Party. I’m talking about finding answers on … Continue reading Exclusive–Bradley Byrne: Time to Investigate the Investigators

Oil falls to lowest in nearly three months as U.S. tariffs on Mexico stoke economy worries

FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen against the setting sun at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang province, China December 7, 2018. Picture taken December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer May 31, 2019 SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped 1.5% percent on Friday to their lowest in nearly three months after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would … Continue reading Oil falls to lowest in nearly three months as U.S. tariffs on Mexico stoke economy worries

Guilfoyle: ‘There May Be Some Growing Pains’ with Mexico Tariffs, But They Work If You’re Patient

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Trump 2020 campaign Senior Adviser Kimberly Guilfoyle discussed President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will impose tariffs on goods from Mexico until illegal immigration is halted by stating that “There may be some growing pains with this,” but “Tariffs work, if you have patience at the plate.” Guilfoyle said, … Continue reading Guilfoyle: ‘There May Be Some Growing Pains’ with Mexico Tariffs, But They Work If You’re Patient

Mike Pence Affirms Trump ‘Absolutely Determined’ to Press Mexico on Border Crisis

Vice President Mike Pence affirmed Thursday President Donald Trump’s determination in pressing Mexico to address the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border. “The president is absolutely determined to use the authorities he has as president to call on Congress, to call on Mexico, to do more to address this humanitarian crisis on our border,” … Continue reading Mike Pence Affirms Trump ‘Absolutely Determined’ to Press Mexico on Border Crisis

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Released from Pre-Trial Confinement After Prosecution Suffers Major Blows

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher was released from pre-trial confinement late Thursday after a contentious pre-trial hearing in which Navy prosecutors’ alleged misconduct came under serious scrutiny. BREAKING!!!! Military Judge, Captain Rugh just released U.S. Navy SOC Chief Eddie Gallagher from pretrial confinement. @timparlatore #MarcMuksaey outstanding work!!! — Bernard B. Kerik (@BernardKerik) May 31, 2019 Gallagher’s … Continue reading Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Released from Pre-Trial Confinement After Prosecution Suffers Major Blows

‘USA Today Sports’ Writer Accuses Bruins of Partnering with ‘Misogyny’ by Agreeing to Promotional Deal with Barstool Sports

USA Today Sports columnist Hemal Jhaveri has accused the Boston Bruins of siding with “misogyny” and a majority white male audience, by partnering with the Barstool Sports website in a recent stadium promotion. During Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at the Bruins’ TD Garden, fans will be treated to rally towels co-sponsored by the … Continue reading ‘USA Today Sports’ Writer Accuses Bruins of Partnering with ‘Misogyny’ by Agreeing to Promotional Deal with Barstool Sports

NBCUniversal Threatens: Heartbeat Abortion Laws Will ‘Strongly Impact’ Where We Film

NBCUniversal declared via statement on Thursday that newly passed abortion restriction in various states, if upheld by courts, would “strongly impact” its business decisions in selecting locations for film and television show production. “We fully expect that the heartbeat bills and similar laws in various states will face serious legal challenges and will not go … Continue reading NBCUniversal Threatens: Heartbeat Abortion Laws Will ‘Strongly Impact’ Where We Film

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: If Trump Weren’t President, ‘He’d Be in Handcuffs’

Thursday on ABC’s “The View,” 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said if President Donald Trump were not president, he would be in jail for obstruction of justice. Partial transcript as follows: WARREN: That is a violation of the law. If he were anyone other than President of the United States, he would … Continue reading Sen. Elizabeth Warren: If Trump Weren’t President, ‘He’d Be in Handcuffs’

Andrew Gillum Hit with Federal Subpoena for Campaign Records

Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum, whose failed gubernatorial bid against Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) turned him into a darling among progressives, is the “focal point of a recently issued” federal subpoena, according to a report. The Tampa Bay Times reported Thursday that a federal grand jury is seeking information regarding his campaign, along with matters related to a … Continue reading Andrew Gillum Hit with Federal Subpoena for Campaign Records

Barr: I Don’t Think People Who Oversaw Russia Probe Committed Treason

During a portion of an interview set to air on Friday’s “CBS This Morning,” Attorney General William Barr said that he has concerns over the handling of the Russia investigation, but he doesn’t think the officials who oversaw the investigation committed treason. CBS News Chief Legal Correspondent Jan Crawford asked, “You don’t think that they’ve … Continue reading Barr: I Don’t Think People Who Oversaw Russia Probe Committed Treason

Donald Trump Declares He Will Increase Tariffs on Mexico Until Illegal Immigration Remedied

“On June 10th, the United States will impose a 5% Tariff on all goods coming into our Country from Mexico, until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP,” President Trump wrote in a Thursday night tweet. “The Tariff will gradually increase until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied,” the … Continue reading Donald Trump Declares He Will Increase Tariffs on Mexico Until Illegal Immigration Remedied

Robert De Niro Leads Former Prosecutors in PSA: ‘Clear Evidence’ Trump Committed Obstruction of Justice

A new NowThis video released Thursday features actor Robert De Niro and more than 1,000 ex-federal prosecutors claiming there is “clear evidence” in the Mueller report that President Trump “committed felony obstruction of justice.” “Recently, over 1,000 former federal prosecutors, who served under both Republican and Democratic presidents have united to sign a statement to … Continue reading Robert De Niro Leads Former Prosecutors in PSA: ‘Clear Evidence’ Trump Committed Obstruction of Justice

Nearly 9-in-10 Illegal Aliens Recently Released into U.S. Not Showing Up to Court Hearings

Nearly 9-in-10 illegal aliens who have been recently released into the interior of the United States while they await their asylum hearings are not showing up to their court dates, according to a federal pilot program. For almost half a year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has ramped up its catch and release of … Continue reading Nearly 9-in-10 Illegal Aliens Recently Released into U.S. Not Showing Up to Court Hearings

Exclusive–Alan Dershowitz: Impeachment Is ‘Kiss of Death for Democrats’ in 2020

Alan Dershowitz, professor emeritus at Harvard Law School, told Breitbart News that impeachment of President Donald Trump would “guarantee” the president’s re-election in 2020, offering his remarks in a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. “I think it would backfire terribly,” said Dershowitz of Democrats impeaching Trump. “I … Continue reading Exclusive–Alan Dershowitz: Impeachment Is ‘Kiss of Death for Democrats’ in 2020

Bipartisanship: AOC Finds Common Ground with Ben Carson, Ted Cruz

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) found rare common ground with two conservative Republicans on Thursday, agreeing with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson on adopting a more lenient policy toward residents in legal trouble, and with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on banning members of Congress from lobbying. . Secretary Carson agreed to consider Ocasio-Cortez’s … Continue reading Bipartisanship: AOC Finds Common Ground with Ben Carson, Ted Cruz

Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban into Law

Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill into law Thursday that prohibits abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually at the sixth or seventh week of pregnancy. “In 2015, I ran for governor as a pro-life candidate after serving as a pro-life legislator for eight years,” Bel Edwards … Continue reading Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban into Law

FAA Investigating Airports for Religious Discrimination in Chick-fil-A Bans

Two major U.S. airports that banned the popular Chick-fil-A food franchise because the owner supports traditional marriage could be facing charges of religious discrimination as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investigates claims made against them. The New York Post reported that the FAA is looking into religious discrimination complaints arising from the chain’s ban at San … Continue reading FAA Investigating Airports for Religious Discrimination in Chick-fil-A Bans

Poll: 52 Percent of Adults Say the Economy Excellent or Good

A majority of Americans believe the U.S. economy is doing excellent of good, according to the latest Job Creators Network/ScottRasmussen.com Weekly Pulse poll. When how they would rate the economy today, 13% of respondents said excellent while another 39% said good and 31% said fair. “The economic signals continue to point upward with Americans optimistic about … Continue reading Poll: 52 Percent of Adults Say the Economy Excellent or Good

Georgia Union ‘Expects Continuing Job Stability’ Despite Boycott over Abortion Law

Leaders of a local chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE Local 479) are reassuring their members that, despite a call for a boycott of Georgia by Hollywood elites over its new “heartbeat” abortion law, the union “expects continuing job stability.” Amid recommendations that its members donate to the Georgia chapter of … Continue reading Georgia Union ‘Expects Continuing Job Stability’ Despite Boycott over Abortion Law

Chinese Media: U.S. Foreign Policy a ‘Mess,’ Leaving World in ‘Panic’

China’s state-run media continued their editorial offensive against the United States with a piece in the Global Times on Wednesday arguing that American foreign policy is a “mess” that has “spread panic among U.S. allies.” The Global Times specifically harped on the resignation of former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis – misidentified by the Communist … Continue reading Chinese Media: U.S. Foreign Policy a ‘Mess,’ Leaving World in ‘Panic’

Hillary Clinton, Chelsea to Launch Hollywood Production Company

Failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea are preparing to launch a Hollywood production company, according to a report out Thursday. According to Bloomberg News, the Clintons have already met with studios regarding financing options for the company, which will focus on “stories by and about women.” The unnamed company is still … Continue reading Hillary Clinton, Chelsea to Launch Hollywood Production Company

Former College Soccer Player Charged with Sending Death Threats to 45 Athletes over Gambling Losses

A former Massachusetts college soccer player has been charged with sending death threats and racist epithets to 45 professional and amateur athletes who he blames for his mounting gambling debts. Addison Choi, 23, currently from Fullerton, California, was hit with federal charges in a Boston court for sending an avalanche of death threats between July … Continue reading Former College Soccer Player Charged with Sending Death Threats to 45 Athletes over Gambling Losses

Exclusive–Thomas Massie Leads GOP to Fight Pelosi’s ‘Legislative Malpractice’

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) and other House Republicans led a fight throughout  last week to combat what Massie calls House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “legislative malpractice” in an interview with Breitbart News on Thursday. Thursday afternoon, Rep. John Rose (R-TN), a freshman Republican congressman, objected to passing a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill by voice vote. … Continue reading Exclusive–Thomas Massie Leads GOP to Fight Pelosi’s ‘Legislative Malpractice’

Kirsten Gillibrand at Hollywood Fundraiser: ‘Invest in Elections’ Around U.S. to Protect Abortion

Amid several abortion bans across the United States, 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) held a fundraiser Wednesday night, which aimed at assisting women within the entertainment industry. “There’s been a shift in the last two years,” Gillibrand said in an interview before the fundraiser. “Whereas you might have protected your company or your … Continue reading Kirsten Gillibrand at Hollywood Fundraiser: ‘Invest in Elections’ Around U.S. to Protect Abortion

Environmental Group Gives Biden D-Minus on Climate Change Report Card

Greenpeace, a left-wing environmental group, released its “climate change report card” results on Thursday, ranking the Democrat presidential candidates on the issue, including former Vice President Joe Biden, who received a D-minus grade. “Biden, the Democratic front runner, has yet to release a detailed plan on how he will combat climate change,” a Bloomberg report … Continue reading Environmental Group Gives Biden D-Minus on Climate Change Report Card