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What Presidents And First Ladies Are Saying About Barbara Bush

April 19, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Former presidents and first ladies from both parties praised the life and legacy of Barbara Pierce Bush, the wife and mother of the only two living former Republican presidents. Political rivals of the Bush family—who include in varying degrees three of the past four presidents—had warm words for one of the […]

Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At 92

April 18, 2018 by

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By Henry Rodgers ~ Former First Lady Barbara Bush died at her home in Houston, Texas, at the age of 92 Tuesday night. “A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the age of 92,” a statement […]

Enter John Bolton

March 30, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Trump’s Bolton-appointment signals curtains for Abbas and PLO By David Singer President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser flags the possibility that the centerpiece of Trump’s eagerly-awaited “ultimate deal” could involve the subdivision of Judea and Samaria (“the West Bank”) and Gaza between Israel, Jordan and Egypt. […]

Daily Signal Exclusive: Mercedes Schlapp On What The Media Doesn’t Tell You About Trump

March 23, 2018 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ Mercedes Schlapp, the White House director of strategic communications, speaks to The Daily Signal’s Rob Bluey about the media’s coverage of President Donald Trump and the administration’s top priorities in 2018. Schlapp attended the White House’s Generation Next event with millennials Thursday. An edited transcript of her Daily Signal interview is […]

White House Releases New Details On School Safety Agenda

March 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump will push states to make it easier to seize weapons from people a court finds dangerous, hold federal agencies more accountable for background checks, and promote arming teachers. The White House’s formal release of a school safety agenda is an early step, as the president is also naming […]

Geopolitical Benefits Spring From US Energy Dominance, Cabinet Secretaries Assert

February 24, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ America is in a stronger geopolitical position today because of  innovative drilling techniques making it possible to access domestic supplies of natural gas, two of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet members said Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke discussed the impact of […]

Betsy DeVos Urges Americans To Embrace ‘Education Freedom’

February 23, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is calling on Americans to embrace a vision of “education freedom” that empowers students and parents with a “multitude of pathways” toward new opportunities. DeVos, speaking during a question-and-answer session Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, said one such pathway would be educational savings accounts to […]