I wrote today about one of the lessons of the new report on Trump’s taxes: The surprise about the big New York Times story on Donald Trump’s tax returns is that there are no real surprises. Trump’s taxes have been an obsession of the Left since he, in violation of a longstanding norm, reneged on his promise
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I was never a big fan of the “lock her up” chant, but it always struck me as the equivalent of Boston Red Sox fans chanting “Yankees suck” during a mid-May game against the Indians—a rallying cry and trope rather than anything more sinister. Now, though, we have some serious calls to lock up political
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What explains the remarkable contrast between the protection, support, and coddling of illegal alien students, and the vicious persecution of students under the Obama Title IX letters of instruction? In the case of the illegal aliens, universities have flouted federal law; in the Title IX case, universities have taken up prosecution with a vengeance. How
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The push to hold William Barr in contempt is an effort to prevent the attorney general from investigating the origins of the Mueller probe, says Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee. #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines
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Uber and Lyft drivers protest outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Mass., May 8, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Modern boycotts are less like “social excommunication” and more like publicity campaigns. In ten cities across the country, the drivers who contract for rideshare services Uber and Lyft are supposed to be on strike, and activists have asked that
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Campaign signs outside a polling place during early voting in Dallas, Texas, November 2, 2018. (Mike Segar/Reuters) Voters have repeatedly demonstrated opposition to politicians’ proposals for funneling money to politicians. The progressive catechism teaches that there is “too much money” in politics. A codicil to this tenet, written in fine print, is that the term
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How nauseating that RINO Sen. Richard Burr, as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is doing the bidding of vindictive Democrats in issuing a subpoena to Donald Trump Jr. Burr has joined the Democrats’ investigatory vendetta against President Trump, most recently exemplified in the House Judiciary Committee’s vote to hold Attorney General Will Barr in
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Former House speaker and Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich says the economy is getting stronger and better, and it has nothing to do with Obama. #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
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Republican senators seek probe of intel agencies in Russia leaks; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington. #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 News Sunday on
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It may have backfired as a political argument, but self-deportation might be the new reality anyway. Politico reports today that “voluntary departures” of illegal immigrants have soared during Donald Trump’s presidency, although the “voluntary” nature of those decisions might be debatable. Scaled-up enforcement and get-tough policies have incentivized people to give up and go home:
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Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019. (Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters) The attorney general has gone above and beyond legal requirements in his release of the Mueller report. He deserves Congress’s gratitude, not its contempt. The Democratic party’s current war on Attorney General William Barr is one
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The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transits the Atlantic Ocean in January. (Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Clint Davis/US Navy) Tehran’s new threats are a sign that U.S. policy is working. Over the weekend, the White House announced it was sending an aircraft-carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to “troubling
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Majority leader Sen. Lindsey Graham discusses the Steele dossier and the latest in the FISA abuse scandal on ‘Hannity.’ #Hannity #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
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(Joe Skipper/Reuters) Once taboo, the word has become an unfortunate national habit in need of breaking. One of my favorite 1960s anecdotes comes from legendary broadcaster Larry King, who tells of attending his first roast at New York City’s Friars Club. There, French actor Maurice Chevalier dared to utter the F-word live on stage. King
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Hillary Clinton speaks at the Woman’s National Democratic Club in Washington, D.C., November 2, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Over at The New York Times, columnist Farhard Manjoo urges Democrats to nominate a woman: Democratic voters say that while they themselves may support Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and other women who are running for president, they worry
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Since the release of the Mueller report, Democrats have gone on the attack against Attorney General William Barr. #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
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Jeremy Corbyn (Andrew Yates/Reuters) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday expressed outrage at British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s support of Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro’s regime. “It is disgusting to see leaders, in not only the United Kingdom, but the United States as well, who continue to support the murderous dictator Maduro,” Pompeo said at a
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Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2012. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) If anyone not named Donald J. Trump were subjected to this new prosecutorial standard, it would occasion widespread consternation. The last thing the world needs is more of Robert Mueller’s commentary, but Congress is determined to have him hold forth at a public hearing. It’s not
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State Rep. Brian Sims during debate in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2016. (Pennsylvania House Video/via YouTube) How a former defensive lineman can heckle an elderly Catholic woman and walk away a self-styled hero. Pennsylvania state representative Brian Sims, who in the not-too-distant past was winning regional All-Americans for his work on Bloomsburg University’s
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What’s the difference between the $2 trillion “infrastructure” plan that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and President Donald Trump have reportedly agreed to and then-President Barack Obama’s so-called economic “stimulus”? Apart from the fact that the Schumer-Trump proposal is double the Obama price tag, the answer is: very little. Economist Milton Friedman famously said there are
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Sen. Cory Booker speaks during an Iowa Democrats Black Caucus town hall in Des Moines, Iowa, April 16, 2019. (Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters) Party leaders and 2020 rivals were largely non-committal when asked to comment on the New Jersey senator’s expansive plan. On Monday, New Jersey senator Cory Booker introduced a gun-control plan that’s much more restrictive
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Joe Biden delivers remarks at the First State Democratic Dinner in Dover, Del., March 16, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Making the click-through worthwhile: The hilariously ironic implications if Joe Biden’s current polling boost continues and he goes on to win the Democratic nomination; Kamala Harris and the question of what kind of Democrat can win in
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