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Pelosi’s SOTU Political Play

January 19, 2019 by

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The House speaker invited the president to give the annual address … in writing. By  Jordan Candler   ~      House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this appeal to President Donald Trump yesterday: On January 3rd, it was my privilege as Speaker to invite you to deliver the State of the Union address on January 29th. […]

Democrats’ New House Rules Stifle Conservatives, Critics Say

January 12, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Conservatives say Democrats’ new rules, pushed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, will stifle conservative lawmakers. “House Democrats are using parliamentary rules to consolidate power in Speaker Pelosi’s hands, push forward a liberal agenda, and deny conservatives an equal voice in what is supposed to be a legislative body that represents […]

‘A Total Waste Of Time’: Trump Walks Out Of Wall Talks After Pelosi Again Refuses Funding

January 10, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The day after his nationally televised address on the need for a border wall, President Donald Trump on Wednesday brought candy to a meeting at the White House with Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress to hash out a solution to the partial government shutdown. But the meeting, held in the […]

Day One

January 6, 2019 by

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By Gary Bauer   ~   Thursday was a big day in Washington. As newly elected members of Congress were sworn in, control of the House of Representatives flipped from Republican to Democrat. While this is usually a run-of-the-mill process, a lot of things happened Thursday that should concern anyone who cherishes American values and who was […]

NYT Can’t Find Enough Ways To Praise ‘Icon’ Nancy Pelosi

January 4, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ California Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi is Speaker of the House again, and the New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg, fresh off whitewashing the reputation of new Rep. Ilhan Omar, is thrilled: “Same Gavel, but Whole New Challenge for Pelosi.” The online headline had more room to gush: “Nancy Pelosi, Icon of […]

Shutdown: Organized Political Theater

December 22, 2018 by

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The president doubles down on his demand for border-wall funding. Planned chaos. Thomas Gallatin   ~     What a difference 24 hours can make. Early yesterday, it appeared that Democrats had won a surprising victory with the Senate’s passage of a stopgap spending bill that did not include any funding for President Donald Trump’s long-demanded […]

Obama’s Former Defense Secretary Unleashes Critique of President

January 9, 2014 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ President Obama’s former defense secretary takes aim at the commander in chief with a sharp critique of Obama’s leadership and commitment to the war in Afghanistan, according to excerpts of “Duty,” a memoir written by Robert Gates. Gates’ comments were published in The Washington Post and other media outlets before the […]