(Michelle Marsan/Dreamstime) A senior Education Department official who oversees the U.S. student loan program will announce his resignation on Thursday and call for the cancellation of the nation’s student debt, according to the Wall Street Journal. A. Wayne Johnson was appointed chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid in 2017 by Education Secretary
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It’s too early for congratulations, Donald Trump admits, but his presser this morning definitely had the look of a victory lap. Trump announced that the temporary cease-fire between Turkey and the Kurdish forces in Syria has now been made permanent in a new agreement. Trump insisted that his decision to abruptly withdraw from the contested
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The New York Times and CNN co-sponsored the recent Democratic presidential debate. The New York Times has not endorsed a Republican for president since 1956. Prior to the Mueller report, the influential paper published story after story about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump presidential campaign. Project Veritas, the investigative reporting outfit that uses undercover video,
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Hillary Clinton accuses presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and former candidate Jill Stein of being ‘Russian assets.’ #Tucker #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
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Beto O’Rourke speaks at a campaign town hall meeting at Keene State College in Keene, N.H., September 6, 2019. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters) Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke drew a comparison between 1930s Nazi Germany and America under the Trump administration during a Wednesday interview Wednesday with the Washington Post. O’Rourke’s comments came after Costa pressed him
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Members of the U.S. Army 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in southern Syria, November 22, 2017 (U.S. Army photo/Staff Sgt. Jacob Connor) It’s not troop presence, which serves aims that are in America’s interest. President Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from Syria should not have surprised anyone. He has consistently opposed U.S. military involvement
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A Turkish solider in the town of Tal Abyad, Syria, October 23, 2019 (Khalil Ashawi/Reuters) The State Department confirmed Wednesday that more than 100 ISIS prisoners have escaped since Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria following the Trump administration’s withdrawal of about 1,000 U.S. troops from the region. Ambassador James Jeffrey, the chief diplomat in charge
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Joe Biden speaks at an event at Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, June 11, 2019. (Jordan Gale/Reuters) Former vice president Joe Biden accused President Trump on Wednesday of “squandering” the strong economy he inherited from the Obama administration, “Donald Trump inherited a strong economy from Barack and me,” Biden said during a campaign
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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (center) with other Republican congressmen outside the SCIF where Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testified on Capitol Hill, October 23, 2019 (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Bringing your phone into a secure facility is a violation, but not necessarily a major one. Today’s Republican excursion into protest theater in the Capitol,
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Perhaps this difference in the latest Morning Consult poll highlights the political dangers of putting popular concepts into hard reality. Donald Trump campaigned energetically on the argument that the US had overextended itself into too many places and needlessly entangled itself in foreign conflicts without any direct benefit. On that point, Trump finds two-thirds of
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Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is carrying out an unconstitutional effort to undo the 2016 election. #AmericasNewsroom #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
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On today’s show, Glenn talked about the background behind the “United Nations Earth Summit, Agenda 21” which aims for sustainable development. Though it sounds innocent enough, a document from the summit with the headline “Social & Economic Dimensions” discusses the redistribution of wealth as a means to providing shelter for all. So who’s responsible for
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Jim Hood (Kyle Carter/Reuters) Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves faces a strong test from Democrat Jim Hood, the popular state attorney general. But the race’s dynamics still favor the GOP. Two long-time Mississippi politicians are competing to replace the state’s popular, term-limited Republican governor, Phil Bryant, in an election early next month. Bryant’s lieutenant governor, Tate
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‘I am a classically trained engineer,” says Representative Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, “and I firmly believe in regression to the mean.” Applying a concept from statistics to the randomness of today’s politics is problematic. In any case, Hurd, 42, is not waiting for the regression of our politics from the … Read More
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What’s worse, Trump or the Deep State? Political observers across the spectrum read with considerable interest Rolling Stone Magazine Contributing Editor Matt Taibbi’s recent “Deep State scarier than Trump” piece, “We’re in a permanent coup.” Here’s Taibbi, no fan of the president, in his own words: My discomfort in the last few years, first with
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) in Peterborough, N.H., July 8, 2019 (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters) Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was caught on tape saying that she is not committed to all the details of Senator Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All plan despite previously calling it “my plan.” “So, it’s not that I have a plan that says
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Skyline of Seattle, Wash., in 2017. (Chris Helgren/Reuters) Mathematics classes should be for mathematics lessons. Seattle’s public-school district has proposed a new math curriculum that would teach its students all about how math has been “appropriated” — and how it “continues to be used to oppress and marginalize people and communities.” A draft of the
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The results of the October 21, 2019 election have served to confirm that Canada is a lost cause. Liberal prime minister Justin Trudeau, a very silly person who likes bobbing around in Indian costumes, praying in mosques robed in a white thawb, and uttering idiocies like “We don’t say mankind, we say peoplekind,” who pranced
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(Unsplash) Life is pretty good—right? It’s the middle of the night, and your kids are asleep. Your spouse is sleeping beside you. You should be asleep, too, but you’re tossing and turning because you’re worried. It started with something so silly; you read the other day that the Seattle school district is “planning to infuse
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‘I am a classically trained engineer,” says Representative Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, “and I firmly believe in regression to the mean.” Applying a concept from statistics to the randomness of today’s politics is problematic. In any case, Hurd, 42, is not waiting for the regression of our politics from the … Read More
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