Jerry Brown: Democrats Becoming Too Radical for Majority of Voters

Outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown told National Public Radio (NPR) that the Democratic Party is becoming more radical than the majority of voters would prefer — though he blamed Republicans for the shift. “The weakness of the Republican Party has let the Democratic Party, I think, go get further out than I think the majority … Continue reading Jerry Brown: Democrats Becoming Too Radical for Majority of Voters

Joy Behar: Trump Has Not Delivered Promises to His Base — ‘They Got the Hats’

Wednesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host Joy Behar declared President Donald Trump had not delivered for his base. Behar said, “The base hasn’t really gotten anything else. The taxes didn’t really go down. Their air is getting polluted. We don’t have any friendships around the world anymore. So what did the base get except maybe … Continue reading Joy Behar: Trump Has Not Delivered Promises to His Base — ‘They Got the Hats’

Never Trump Die-Hards to Poll Estb. Ticket Vs. Trump, Democrats in 2020

A group of Never Trump activists will soon poll-test a third-party establishment challenge to President Donald Trump and the Democratic candidate in 2020. The polling promise came from GOP-aligned activist and establishment lobbyist Juleanna Glover, who told a day-long meeting of anti-Trumpers that the “path to 270 [electoral votes] might not be that hard.” Glover says she … Continue reading Never Trump Die-Hards to Poll Estb. Ticket Vs. Trump, Democrats in 2020

Julian Castro Forms 2020 Exploratory Committee

Julian Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio and Housing and Urban Development secretary under President Barack Obama, announced the launch of his presidential exploratory committee Wednesday. In an interview with the Associated Press, Castro said he will make a decision on running for the presidency on January 12. The move to form the committee gives the 44-year-old a … Continue reading Julian Castro Forms 2020 Exploratory Committee

Al Green Hints He’ll Move to Impeach Trump for ‘Bigotry’

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) on Tuesday suggested that he will soon bring articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for “bigotry.” While prominent Democrats have tiptoed around the question of whether Trump should be impeached before Special Counsel Robert Mueller finishes his investigation, Green said there are plenty of other reasons to impeach Trump, including … Continue reading Al Green Hints He’ll Move to Impeach Trump for ‘Bigotry’

Report: Marriott Data Breach Traced to Chinese State Hackers

The United States is preparing a “crackdown on Beijing,” after it was discovered that the recent Marriott data breach was perpetrated by Chinese hackers, according to a report. “The cyberattack on the Marriott hotel chain that collected personal details of roughly 500 million guests was part of a Chinese intelligence-gathering effort that also hacked health … Continue reading Report: Marriott Data Breach Traced to Chinese State Hackers

Nikki Haley: Trump and I ‘Partnered’ to Use Unpredictability to Get Things Done

Outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley told NBC’s Today show on Wednesday that she took advantage of President Donald Trump’s stormy rhetoric and “unpredictable” nature to get things done at the United Nations. [embedded content] “If I needed to pick up the phone and say, ‘This is what I’m going to do. Are you good with … Continue reading Nikki Haley: Trump and I ‘Partnered’ to Use Unpredictability to Get Things Done

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Makes Homophobic Remark, Calls Mike Pompeo ‘Wannabe Dictator’s Butt-Boy’

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski had to apologize for what some perceived to be a homophobic joke on Morning Joe Wednesday. Brzezinski called Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was “wannabe dictator’s butt-boy.” “I understand that Donald Trump doesn’t care, Heilemann makes a good point, he doesn’t care. But why doesn’t Mike Pompeo care right now?” Mika Brzezinski said … Continue reading MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Makes Homophobic Remark, Calls Mike Pompeo ‘Wannabe Dictator’s Butt-Boy’

UK Commitment to UN Migration Pact ‘All But Violates’ Govt Immigration Pledge: Think Tank

A leading immigration think tank has said that the United Kingdom’s adoption of the UN’s migration pact “all but violates” the government’s pledge to cut immigration. On Monday, the UK and 163 other nations committed themselves to the United Nations’ Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration — the first attempt at the “global … Continue reading UK Commitment to UN Migration Pact ‘All But Violates’ Govt Immigration Pledge: Think Tank

Iranian Ayatollah: Trump’s ‘Ugly and Hateful Face’ Is ‘Typical of American Statesmen’

Iranian Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei unloaded on President Donald Trump on Wednesday, declaring that his “ugly and hateful” face is “typical of American statesmen.” Addressing families of “Iranian martyrs” at a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, Khamenei offered his thoughts on a number of topics, including U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s campaign in Yemen. He argued that in … Continue reading Iranian Ayatollah: Trump’s ‘Ugly and Hateful Face’ Is ‘Typical of American Statesmen’

Swalwell: Trump a ‘Lying,’ ‘Weak’ President

Wednesday, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) weighed in on Michael Cohen’s hush money payments to women for President Donald Trump, calling Trump a “lying,” “weak president” for acknowledging payments now that he denied earlier in the year. “[T]he people actually have already revolted. They revolted about a month ago when they sent 40 new members of Congress … Continue reading Swalwell: Trump a ‘Lying,’ ‘Weak’ President

Michael Cohen’s case, from standing by Trump to implicating him in plea deal: A timeline

Prior to taking a plea deal regarding campaign finance violations as well as bank and tax fraud, Michael Cohen was a trusted member of the Trump Organization, personal attorney and “fixer” to the president. He helped raise millions of dollars for Trump’s campaign and once loyally proclaimed he does “everything in [his] power to resolve” … Continue reading Michael Cohen’s case, from standing by Trump to implicating him in plea deal: A timeline

2020 Poll: Democrat Beto O’Rourke Surges into Top Tier of Presidential Candidates

Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) has surged into the top tier of Democrat presidential candidates in 2020, per a new poll from Emerson College. The poll of 800 registered voters, conducted December 6 to December 9, found that former Vice President Joe Biden leads the 2020 Democrat field with 26 percent while Vermont Sen. … Continue reading 2020 Poll: Democrat Beto O’Rourke Surges into Top Tier of Presidential Candidates

U.S.: Pakistani Officials Help Muslims Force Christian Women into Marriage

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) published a report Tuesday accusing South East Asian nations of systematically failing to protect their populations’ religious rights, noting that “state officials” in Pakistan often shield criminals forcing Christian or Hindu women into a Muslim marriage. The report, titled “Limitations on Minorities’ Religious Freedom in South Asia,” … Continue reading U.S.: Pakistani Officials Help Muslims Force Christian Women into Marriage

‘Sports Illustrated’ Taps Christine Blasey Ford to Introduce 2018 Inspiration Award Winner

Sports Illustrated dove straight into controversial political waters this week, by tapping Christine Blasey Ford to introduce its 2018 Inspiration of the Year Award. The magazine awarded its 2018 honor to Rachael Denhollander, a gymnast who became the first woman to step forward to accuse USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual assault. Curiously, the … Continue reading ‘Sports Illustrated’ Taps Christine Blasey Ford to Introduce 2018 Inspiration Award Winner

Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

A federal judge in New York sentenced Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, to three years in prison Wednesday for crimes including tax evasion, making hush-money payments, and lying to Congress about past business dealings in Russia. U.S. District Judge William Pauley III said he will allow Cohen to voluntarily surrender to prison on March 6 … Continue reading Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Nolte: Trump Tricks Chuck and Nancy into Owning Border Crisis During Oval Office Meeting

The following is the most important exchange during Tuesday’s televised Oval Office meeting between President Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). THE PRESIDENT: Chuck, did you want to say something? SENATE MINORITY LEADER SCHUMER: Yeah. Here’s what I want to say: We have a lot of disagreements here. … Continue reading Nolte: Trump Tricks Chuck and Nancy into Owning Border Crisis During Oval Office Meeting

6-year-Old Watches Her Family’s Cartel Execution in Mexican Border State

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — A six-year-old girl was a silent witness to the execution of her grandmother and uncles when a team of cartel hitmen entered her house with high-powered rifles. The execution took place this week in the town of San José de Las Flores in central Tamaulipas. The area has been hit hard … Continue reading 6-year-Old Watches Her Family’s Cartel Execution in Mexican Border State

Exclusive – Thomas Massie: U.S. Involvement in Yemen Is ‘Not America First’

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that lame-duck House Speaker Paul Ryan endangers the Farm bill by including a rule that prohibits a vote on America’s involvement with Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. One of House Republicans leadership’s final acts of this congressional term includes adding a rule … Continue reading Exclusive – Thomas Massie: U.S. Involvement in Yemen Is ‘Not America First’

Newspaper Apologizes for Saying Julia Roberts’ ‘Holes Get Better with Age’

A small newspaper in Western New York apologized for making a big mistake in a headline about actress Julia Roberts. The Post-Journal, a newspaper based in Jamestown, New York, published an AP wire story with the serialized headline, “Julia Roberts Finds Life And Her Holes Get Better With Age” Saturday. Never dictate the headline over the … Continue reading Newspaper Apologizes for Saying Julia Roberts’ ‘Holes Get Better with Age’

China, Pakistan Lead State Department List of Religious Persecutors

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the 2018 list of Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 on Tuesday, listing China, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia at the top of the list of the world’s worst abusers of religious rights. Other nations designated under the act include Burma, Eritrea, Iran, North … Continue reading China, Pakistan Lead State Department List of Religious Persecutors

William Shatner Blasts ‘2018 Prudes’ Who Want to Ban ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

Veteran actor William Shatner tore into “myopic censorship club members” on social media this week, who’ve been calling for the Christmas classic song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” to be taken off the air. Captain Kirk scoffed at CBC radio’s decision to ban the Christmas song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” a song that many radical leftists … Continue reading William Shatner Blasts ‘2018 Prudes’ Who Want to Ban ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

Tim Kaine: Trump Was ‘Fact-Checked to His Face’ by Pelosi, Schumer

Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Wednesday’s CNN broadcast of “New Day” reacted to the contentious meeting between President Donald Trump, future House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in which Trump threatened a government shutdown over border wall funding. Kaine claimed the “strong Democratic leaders” fact-checked Trump “to his face” in the meeting. … Continue reading Tim Kaine: Trump Was ‘Fact-Checked to His Face’ by Pelosi, Schumer

Corker: Trump’s Conduct ‘Hurts Himself’ — ‘It’s Unnecessary’

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) sat down for an interview with CBS “This Morning” anchor John Dickerson that aired Wednesday. In the interview, Corker discussed President Donald Trump behavior, which he said not only “hurts himself,” but also “hurts our country.” “Obviously, I am a Republican. I love the number of judges that have been confirmed,” … Continue reading Corker: Trump’s Conduct ‘Hurts Himself’ — ‘It’s Unnecessary’

U.S. Blames Chinese Hackers for Massive Marriott Data Breach

A U.S. government investigation has reportedly concluded Chinese hackers were responsible for the massive data breach of the Marriott hotel chain discovered in September. American investigators see the cyber attack as part of a Chinese intelligence effort that also includes gathering data on U.S. citizens by raiding health insurance companies and security clearance databases. The … Continue reading U.S. Blames Chinese Hackers for Massive Marriott Data Breach

Donald Trump Signs Genocide Relief Act for Christians in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump signed a law on Tuesday combatting genocide of Christians in the Middle East, legislation supported by the Knights of Columbus and a broad array of faith-based organizations. Christians are being systematically wiped out in Syria and Iraq, along with other religious minorities in parts of the Middle East. Rep. … Continue reading Donald Trump Signs Genocide Relief Act for Christians in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon Says DOD Could Fund Border Projects, After Trump Suggests Military Could Build the Wall

The Pentagon said Tuesday that there is no current plan for the military to build sections of the border wall, but suggested that the law would allow the Defense Department to fund doing so in some cases. “To date, there is no plan to build sections of the wall. However, Congress has provided options under … Continue reading Pentagon Says DOD Could Fund Border Projects, After Trump Suggests Military Could Build the Wall