Senate votes to limit Trump’s authority on Iran: Report

The Senate voted 55–45 on Thursday to limit Trump’s authority to take military action against Iran, The Hill reported. While most of those in favor were Democrats, there were some notable exceptions. The bill will now head to the president’s desk, where it is expected to face a swift veto. Kaine reins him in The Thursday […]

Report: Bill Barr agrees to testify in House Judiciary hearing next month

A letter released by the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday revealed that Attorney General William “Bill” Barr has agreed to testify before the Democrat-led panel late next month over a number of Dems’ concerns, including the AG’s recent actions with regard to the case of Roger Stone. Prosecutors recommended a sentence of up to nine […]

Virginia Democrats move to give state’s electoral votes to national popular vote winner

Having won back the state legislature, Virginia Democrats are wasting no time disenfranchising Republican voters. Democrats in the commonwealth gave the movement to abolish the Electoral College a jolt on Tuesday when they passed a bill to award the state’s electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote in presidential elections, The Hill […]

Federal judge shoots down Roger Stone’s request for new trial: Report

The judge in Roger Stone’s trial isn’t interested in his complaints about fairness. Judge Amy Berman Jackson shot down last week Stone’s request for a new trial over the alleged bias of a juror, The Hill reported Wednesday. President Donald Trump and his allies have said that Stone, who is facing a stiff, seven-to-nine-year sentence […]

Report: Utah Republicans won’t recall Mitt Romney over impeachment vote

Utah Republicans seem ready to forgive Mitt Romney and move on. State legislators will not censure or recall Sen. Romney (R-UT) for voting to convict President Donald Trump for “abuse of power” earlier this month, The Hill reported. Instead of punishing Romney, Utah Republicans will pass a generic resolution praising Trump. Utah GOP backs down […]

Protecting America’s Wilderness Act passes in House despite GOP objections

House Democrats passed an ambitious wilderness protection bill on Wednesday. Sponsored by Colorado Democrat Diane DeGette, The Protect America’s Wilderness Act would designate over a million acres of public land in Colorado, Washington State and California. The bill passed the House in a 231–183 vote over the objections of Republicans, The Hill reported. “The areas […]

Juan Williams says Sanders ‘looks a lot like’ Trump did in 2016

As a self-described democratic-socialist, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would seem to have little in common with President Trump. However, Fox News personality Juan Williams says that there are definite parallels between the two. “He sure looks a lot like a guy named Donald Trump in 2016 that people underestimated,” Williams opined on an episode of […]

Columnist heralds resignation of ‘Stalinist’ prosecutors in Roger Stone case

The recommended seven-to-nine-year sentence for Donald Trump ally Roger Stone is proof positive that Robert Mueller’s team was crooked, according to a conservative columnist. In a blistering piece, John Nolte at Breitbart hailed the resignation of the four “Stalinist” prosecutors who quit the case after Bill Barr intervened. The Stone case has incensed many Trump supporters, […]

GOP senators push ahead with probe of Bidens’ conduct in Ukraine

Two Republican senators who also chair powerful committees are moving forward with an investigation into Joe and Hunter Biden now that the impeachment trial has concluded, according to The Hill. Homeland Security Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Governmental Affairs and Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have requested a number of documents about […]

Bernie Sanders trails in Dem delegate tally despite winning popular vote

Despite his recent victory in New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT) may still have real cause for concern in the 2020 race. While thus far, Sanders has won the popular vote in both the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, he finds himself trailing former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the total […]

Warren demands Barr resign over DOJ intervention in Roger Stone case

Last year, longtime Trump friend and associate Roger Stone was convicted of lying to Congress and witness tampering. Prosecutors sought a prison sentence between seven and nine years in the case until a senior official with the Department of Justice (DOJ) said the request was disproportionate to the offense. Now, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says […]

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: The Democrats’ February blues

All political parties and candidates have bad days. But the new progressive Democratic Party had four of its worst days in recent memory in a single week in February. On Feb. 3, the Iowa Caucuses imploded for the first time in their history. The new app-driven counting melted down, discrediting the very idea of caucusing […]

LARRY ELDER: Dems’ new talking point on the Trump economy: Obama built it

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The “expert” predictions of economic disaster should Donald Trump win the 2016 election did not occur. Under Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq composite have reached historical highs while unemployment for blacks and Hispanics have hit historical lows. In the wake of Trump’s undeniable economic success, what is the 2020 Democratic Party argument […]