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The Senate entered an unusual closed session late Tuesday, after the chamber handed President Trump a major win by voting along party lines to effectively kill three proposals from Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to subpoena White House, State Department, and Office of Management and Budget documents -- even as [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Fox News Politics
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have walked back her strong opposition to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., after she suggested that she would not support her 2016 rival if he were to win the Democratic nomination in 2020 as he did for her candidacy. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Fox News Politics
With the first presidential primary just weeks away, the list of Democratic candidates remains one of the most crowded in decades. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Fox News Politics
America First Policies, a pro-Trump non-profit, announced a $1 million ad campaign in three states on Tuesday, to counter the impeachment narrative from congressional Democrats as the president's Senate trial gets underway. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Fox News Politics
Joe Biden's presidential campaign released a video Tuesday evening that features a Ukrainian anti-corruption activist who previously called Hunter Biden's actions in the country -- including obtaining a lucrative board role while his father oversaw Ukraine policy as vice president -- a "very bad thing." [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Fox News Politics
President Trump's lawyers invoked Rep. Adam Schiff's name over and over again on Tuesday, accusing him of hiding documents, conducting an unfair impeachment inquiry and fabricating the text of the July 25 phone call between Trump and the president of Ukraine. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Fox News Politics
“The ICA does not permit deferrals for policy reasons.” – General Accountability Office, commenting on the Impoundment Control Act, Decision B-331564, 1/16/20 With those nine words, the General Accountability Office rendered the entire Republican defense of Donald Trump factually inoperable. For the most part, there are three parts of the Trumpists' defense [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Bearing Drift
The Boar's Head was selected as the kickoff for incumbent Congressman Denver Riggleman — a sprawling resort with accented colonial charm and a pinch of Stephen King to taste in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Covering this event, I figured it would be like every Republican event I had [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Bearing Drift
The problem for conservatives debating progressives and leftists is that those on the far left always choose the playing field. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: American Thinker
America is not immune to the epidemic of listlessness that infects young, working-age men in the West. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: American Thinker
It should be no surprise that the N.Y. Times offered up another Democrat endorsement for the 2016 presidential election. Only this time, it endorsed two Democrats. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: American Thinker
Sitting in the bleachers watching the Democratic presidential campaign I get the feeling that there are two religions at work among the Democratic faithful. [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: American Thinker
Can America as founded be sustained under a governing worldview of atheism? [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: American Thinker
We cannot afford to stick our heads in the sand [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: American Thinker
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all of America's national parks — more than 400 of them — will have entrance fees waived including Shenandoah National Park and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta. From sea to shining sea, there's a national park waiting to be explored. [...]
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Source: Bearing Drift
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” –Martin Luther King Jr. [...]
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Source: Bearing Drift
Here's a story about Virginia. And Me. And Ralph Northam. See … the Governor has provoked Virginia. As a young adult he dressed up in blackface, which at the time was no particular crime, but had he developed the stigmata of Republicanism it would have cost him his career in politics. [...]
Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Source: Bearing Drift