BuzzFeed Staff Eviscerate CEO Jonah Peretti over Handling of Mass Layoffs

BuzzFeed staffers blasted CEO Jonah Peretti as the embattled media organization began laying off dozens of journalists, according to a report. According to Slack messages leaked to the Daily Beast, furious employees bombarded Peretti with questions amid reports it had let go of 43 people, axing several national security and entertainment reporters. The company’s chief executive ticked … Continue reading BuzzFeed Staff Eviscerate CEO Jonah Peretti over Handling of Mass Layoffs

Pelosi: ‘Our Unity Is Our Power,’ and Maybe Trump ‘Underestimated’ That

During a press conference on Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the Democrats’ “unity is our power, and that is what maybe the president underestimated.” Pelosi began by answering a question on whether she would rule out money for a wall by stating she’s been “very clear on the wall.” She continued, “In … Continue reading Pelosi: ‘Our Unity Is Our Power,’ and Maybe Trump ‘Underestimated’ That

Study: Short-Term Health Plans 80 Percent Cheaper than Obamacare

A Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) study released on Thursday found that short-term health plans could cost 80 percent less than Obamacare “bronze” plans. In October 2018, thanks to executive orders signed by President Donald Trump, millions of Americans gained increased access to short-term health insurance, which serves as a less expensive option compared to plans … Continue reading Study: Short-Term Health Plans 80 Percent Cheaper than Obamacare

SweetHearts Conversation Hearts Off the Shelves for Valentines 2019

SweetHearts — tiny heart-shaped candies normally sold around Valentine’s Day — will be unavailable in 2019 after their producer, Necco, went out of business in 2018. It will be the first absence of the love-themed sweets from the market in 153 years. Introduced in 1866 by the New England Confectionery Company (Necco), the candies featured … Continue reading SweetHearts Conversation Hearts Off the Shelves for Valentines 2019

2020: Maddow to Kamala: ‘Good Chance’ You’ll Win Nomination

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow told Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) on Wednesday evening that “there’s a good chance” she will win her party’s nomination and take on President Donald Trump in 2020. “Senator Harris, I am excited to see the effect that you have on the primary process,” Maddow gushed. “I think that you are going … Continue reading 2020: Maddow to Kamala: ‘Good Chance’ You’ll Win Nomination

30K Border Crossings Expected as Government Reopens Without Wall Funding

At least 30,000 illegal border crossings are expected to occur as President Trump signs off on a bill to reopen the federal government until February 15 without securing any funding for his proposed United States-Mexico border wall. On Friday, Trump announced in a Rose Garden speech at the White House that he would sign a … Continue reading 30K Border Crossings Expected as Government Reopens Without Wall Funding

95K Noncitizens Registered to Vote in Texas, Say State Officials

The Office of the Texas Secretary of State (SOS) has discovered troubling figures — roughly 95,000 individuals identified as non-U.S. citizens by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) are registered to vote and, 58,000 of those, 61 percent, voted at least once, says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. “Every single instance of illegal voting … Continue reading 95K Noncitizens Registered to Vote in Texas, Say State Officials

Black Caucus Chair: Pelosi Should Give SOTU Since She’s ‘Running the Country’

After President Donald Trump agreed on Friday to open the government for three weeks, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) should just give the State of the Union address “since she’s obviously the one running the country.” .@SpeakerPelosi should give the State of … Continue reading Black Caucus Chair: Pelosi Should Give SOTU Since She’s ‘Running the Country’

Senate Approves Short-Term Spending Bill by Voice Vote

The Senate approved a three-week short-term spending bill by voice vote on Friday, which would end the government shutdown if passed by the House and signed by President Donald Trump. The Senate passed a short-term spending bill on Friday afternoon after President Trump announced a deal with congressional leaders that would temporarily open the government … Continue reading Senate Approves Short-Term Spending Bill by Voice Vote

Dianne Feinstein Pushes Ban on Devices that Increase Pistol Accuracy

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) “assault weapons” ban includes a prohibition against certain devices that increase pistol accuracy. On January 11, 2019, Breitbart News reported that Feinstein wants to ban 205 commonly owned semiautomatic rifles. In the press release announcing the proposed ban, she also calls for prohibitions against “stabilizing braces” that allow “assault pistols” to “fire more accurately.” Furthermore, … Continue reading Dianne Feinstein Pushes Ban on Devices that Increase Pistol Accuracy

Maduro: Venezuela Will Deepen Military Relationship with Russia Amid Unrest

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on Friday vowed that his country’s military relationship with Russia “will continue profoundly” in a speech delivered after he attempted to cut all diplomatic ties with the United States over America’s official support for the opposition. As the United States no longer recognizes Maduro as president, the State Department said it … Continue reading Maduro: Venezuela Will Deepen Military Relationship with Russia Amid Unrest

Wilcox: When the Swamp Tackles Immigration, America’s Interests Are Ignored

The current standoff between President Trump and Democrats in Congress over a physical barrier on our southern border is not your typical Washington budget fight. The stakes are enormous: the future of border security, the path of our immigration policy and the kind of nation we will pass on to our children hang in the … Continue reading Wilcox: When the Swamp Tackles Immigration, America’s Interests Are Ignored

Graham: If Democrats Won’t Work With Us, Trump ‘Will Secure Our Border Through Executive Action’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Daily Briefing,” Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated that if Democrats won’t make a deal on immigration, DACA and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients will lose “Because this president will secure our border through executive action.” Graham said, “This is the first time in 12 years I’ve seen … Continue reading Graham: If Democrats Won’t Work With Us, Trump ‘Will Secure Our Border Through Executive Action’

Chuck Schumer: ‘Hopefully, Now the President Has Learned His Lesson’

During his response to President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will sign a bill to reopen the federal government temporarily, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said: “[H]opefully now the president has learned his lesson.” Schumer said, “The American people do not like it when you throw a wrench into the lives of government workers … Continue reading Chuck Schumer: ‘Hopefully, Now the President Has Learned His Lesson’

Venezuela: Guaido Launches Military Amnesty Campaign to Strip Maduro of Force

Venezuelan President Juan Guaidó announced a military amnesty campaign on Friday designed to strip socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro of the force he needs to control the country. In a press conference delivered from central Caracas, Guaidó urged soldiers to “side with the people of Venezuela” and allow the flow of humanitarian aid into the country … Continue reading Venezuela: Guaido Launches Military Amnesty Campaign to Strip Maduro of Force

Chuck Schumer on Shutdown Deal: Democrats Still ‘Firmly Against the Wall’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday chided President Donald Trump in his remarks regarding a bipartisan temporary agreement to reopen the government, saying that Democrats remain “firmly against” a Southern U.S. border wall. “The American people do not like it when you throw a wrench into the lives of government workers over an unrelated political dispute,” Schumer … Continue reading Chuck Schumer on Shutdown Deal: Democrats Still ‘Firmly Against the Wall’

Donald Trump Says ‘Good Chance’ of Declaring National Emergency on the Border

President Donald Trump said Friday there was a “good chance” of declaring a State of Emergency on the Southern border, shortly after announcing his short-term surrender to Democrats on the partial government shutdown fight. “I think we have a good chance,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We’ll work with the Democrats and negotiate … Continue reading Donald Trump Says ‘Good Chance’ of Declaring National Emergency on the Border

John Podhoretz: ‘Given His Proclivities,’ Roger Stone Will ‘Enjoy Prison’

Commentary magazine’s John Podhoretz, who is also seen on MSNBC, celebrated the arrest of President Trump’s ally, Roger Stone, by tweeting, “The thing is, given his proclivities, Stone would enjoy prison.” Podhoretz, a Never Trumper, who once accused Breitbart News readers of being “rape-lovers,” later deleted the tweet, but it was picked up by Screenshot … Continue reading John Podhoretz: ‘Given His Proclivities,’ Roger Stone Will ‘Enjoy Prison’

Hollywood Roasts Trump over Shutdown Deal: ‘Art of the Kneel’

Hollywood celebrities are dragging President Donald Trump through the mud over his decision to temporarily re-open the government, after more than a month of a partial shutdown, without getting any funding for the border wall in return. Following Trump announcing the plan from the Rose Garden Friday, Hollywood sprung into action to celebrate Nancy Pelosi … Continue reading Hollywood Roasts Trump over Shutdown Deal: ‘Art of the Kneel’

Microsoft/NewsGuard Humiliation: Branded Drudge Monster Shutdown Scoop Fake News

Despite Microsoft and NewsGuard working to brand the Drudge Report as “fake news,” the conservative news website was the first to break the news about the temporary re-opening of the government in a monster scoop of the NewsGuard approved establishment media. Recently, Microsoft teamed up with NewsGuard, a web browser extension app which has become a default … Continue reading Microsoft/NewsGuard Humiliation: Branded Drudge Monster Shutdown Scoop Fake News

Nancy Pelosi: State of the Union Still Not Scheduled for Tuesday, Will Not Discuss with Trump Until Government Reopened

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday afternoon at a press conference that she would not commit to scheduling the State of the Union speech in the House Chamber for President Donald Trump until after the government is reopened. Appearing alongside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss the deal struck with Trump to reopen the … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi: State of the Union Still Not Scheduled for Tuesday, Will Not Discuss with Trump Until Government Reopened

Mark Meadows: ‘Executive Action Very Much’ Under Consideration if Congress Cannot Secure the Border

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) said in a statement on Friday that if Congress fails to find a solution to America’s border security problem, “executive action” is still “very much under consideration.” President Trump announced on Friday that he has struck a deal with congressional leaders to re-open the government for three weeks, … Continue reading Mark Meadows: ‘Executive Action Very Much’ Under Consideration if Congress Cannot Secure the Border

Exclusive: Cardinal Zen Says China’s Catholics Are Witnessing ‘the Sellout of Our Church’

Cardinal Joseph Zen told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that Catholics in China are suffering “huge confusion” because of the recent deal between the Vatican and the Communist Party of China (CPC), but it is not too late to rectify the situation. “The provisional agreement between the Holy See and the Chinese government is … Continue reading Exclusive: Cardinal Zen Says China’s Catholics Are Witnessing ‘the Sellout of Our Church’

CNN’s Jim Acosta: Shutdown Deal ‘One of The Biggest Tactical Defeats’ of Trump Presidency

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta remarked Friday that President Donald Trump’s plan to re-open the government was “one of the biggest tactical defeats” of his presidency and that the White House was like Alice in Wonderland over their celebratory mood. “You could see the vice president, you could see Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, … Continue reading CNN’s Jim Acosta: Shutdown Deal ‘One of The Biggest Tactical Defeats’ of Trump Presidency

Islamist World Unites Behind Venezuelan Dictator Maduro

The world’s most high-profile Islamist nations and terrorist organizations – from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Hamas and Hezbollah groups – set aside Sunni and Shiite differences this week to unite behind Nicolás Maduro, ejected from the presidency through the invocation of a Venezuelan constitutional mandate to remove dictators. That Muslim leaders who have … Continue reading Islamist World Unites Behind Venezuelan Dictator Maduro

Watch: Senator Bill Cassidy Rips NFL Boss for Silence over Blown Call

New York (AFP) – Retiring New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson and US Senator Bill Cassidy called out NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday for staying silent in the wake of a controversial ending in last weekend’s playoff game at New Orleans. A clear pass interference violation by Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman went unwhistled in the last minutes of regulation … Continue reading Watch: Senator Bill Cassidy Rips NFL Boss for Silence over Blown Call

Angel Family to Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer: Put ‘Differences Aside and Protect Your People’

The Corcorans, an Angel family, have a message for the leaders of congressional Democrats that was not heard when they were refused meetings with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on January 15. D.J., Wendy, and their daughter Avery Corcoran voiced their messages to Pelosi and Schumer in an interview with Breitbart … Continue reading Angel Family to Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer: Put ‘Differences Aside and Protect Your People’

CNN’s Bash: ‘There Is a Four Letter Word to Describe What We Just Saw, and That Word Is Cave’

Friday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” network political correspondent Dana Bash said President Donald Trump’s deal to end the shutdown and reopen the federal government was a “cave.” Bash said, “There’s a four letter word to describe what we just saw, and that’s ‘cave.’ There’s no other way to describe it. The president caved after, as you said, more than … Continue reading CNN’s Bash: ‘There Is a Four Letter Word to Describe What We Just Saw, and That Word Is Cave’

Clapper: White House Denials on Stone Indictment ‘Don’t Pass the Giggle Test’

Friday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, also a CNN contributor, discussed the news that Roger Stone was arrested early in the morning by the FBI. Clapper said, “I think clearly it does show a connection, coordination, synchronization, whatever you want to call it. I might just mention what I wrote about in my book, … Continue reading Clapper: White House Denials on Stone Indictment ‘Don’t Pass the Giggle Test’