Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (Chris Aluka Berry/Reuters) Governor Brian Kemp’s defiance of President Trump and pro-life groups could make a big difference in the tight race for control of the Senate next year. On the Sunday before Thanksgiving, an intra-Republican fight broke out over who will sit in the Senate seat set to open up
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Now that Kamala Harris has suspended her campaign, lots of folks who predicted she would win the Democratic party’s nomination are being mocked on Twitter. This happens all the time. The only people worse than pundits at making predictions are economists and sports writers. I’ve never really understood why pundits feel the need to be
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The chatterati on Twitter were shocked by this answer but I don’t know why. How often does he cheerlead popular uprisings against illiberal authoritarian regimes? Asked if the U.S. supports Iranian protesters, Pres. Trump says, “I don’t want to comment on that, but the answer’s no. But I don’t want to comment on that.” https://t.co/JsAo4rBy2e
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Rep. John Ratcliffe, notes that Democrats have called Trump’s conduct “bribery” and then pulls out a mountain of papers of deposition transcripts. He says at no point have witnesses described his conduct as “bribery” in the last six weeks. He says the word appears only once — and that’s in relation to former Vice President
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American and Israeli flags outside the U.S Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Amir Cohen/Reuters) A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bolster U.S. support for Israel against mounting criticism by introducing an amendment emphasizing America’s continued commitment to providing military aid to its longtime ally. Two amendments to a resolution backing a two-state solution
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Joe Biden speaks during a stop on his “No Malarkey!” campaign bus tour in Storm Lake, Iowa, U.S., December 1, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) “You keep worrying he’s going to hit a wall, but he’s moving forward,” an astonished David Axelrod said of Joe Biden after the most recent Democratic debate. One reason for Biden’s durable
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine November 19, 2019. (Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters) A senior Ukrainian official who resigned last week from her post claims the government knew the U.S. froze military aid to the country by the end of July, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Olena Zerkal, who until her
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Lotta chatter online today about the problematic problematic-ness of this one. I confess, I find it weird too. Watch — twice if necessary, to really get the feel — then we’ll discuss. [embedded content] The first reaction everyone has is “Why is this guy buying his gorgeous, rail-thin wife an exercise bike for Christmas? Does
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Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy on Rep. Swalwell switching his position on seeking impeachment for President Trump. #TheStory #MarthaMacCallum #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on
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President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Sunrise, Fla., November 26, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Atlantic writer Adam Serwer’s attack on social-conservative Trump supporters doesn’t hold up to scrutiny. One the most misleading accusations thrown at conservatives these days is that they have embraced uniquely “anti-democratic” attitudes during the Trump era. Take, for example, the
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Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference at City Hall in New York, September 18, 2013. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The Trump campaign released a statement Monday announcing that it will no longer honor credential requests from Bloomberg News reporters, after the outlet revealed last week that it would not conduct investigations of Michael Bloomberg and other
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Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, takes his seat at a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Nov. 13, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Public opinion seems to be shifting against the Trump haters. Having demanded Donald J. Trump’s impeachment ever since Election Night 2016, Democrats
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Lawyer David Boies arrives with his client Virginia Giuffre for hearing in the criminal case against Jeffrey Epstein, at Federal Court in New York, U.S., August 27, 2019 (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) Virginia Roberts Giuffre continued her public campaign against her alleged abuser Prince Andrew in an interview with BBC Panorama set to air on Monday. Roberts
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Then-Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Sestak talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in 2010. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Montana governor Steve Bullock and former congressman and retired admiral Joe Sestak ended their bids for the Democratic presidential nomination in the past two days. In other surprising news, Steve Bullock and Joe Sestak were running for president. This is where
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Rep. Lee Zeldin, House Foreign Affairs Committee, discusses the allegations by CNN and The Daily Beast that Rep. Devin Nunes worked with Ukraine to dig up dirt on Joe and Hunter Biden FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer
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‘SNL’ star vows to stop performing at colleges because of PC culture. #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge.
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The National Debt Clock in Manhattan, November 30, 2017. (Two years later, the figure is $3 trillion more.) (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters) Kevin’s post below has stimulated some thoughts in me, and so have his other recent writings on economics and government. I know I am not alone in this. I’d like to jot some
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