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‘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 […]

Trump Says He Prefers Shutdown Deal, But Could Build Wall Without Congress

January 7, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said he could build a wall along the southern border without Congress, but prefers a negotiated deal—one that he’s willing to keep part of the government closed to get, even if it takes months. “I could do it if I wanted,” Trump said Friday of completing a barrier […]

‘Mission Complete’: Funeral Recalls George H.W. Bush’s Service To God, Family, Country

December 6, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ George H.W. Bush came close to dying young twice, first as a teen from a staph infection and then as a Navy fighter pilot in World War II. But the nation’s 41st president managed to “die young as old as possible,” his son and the 43rd president, George W. Bush, said […]

Routine Election Monitoring Spurs ‘Suppression’ Claims From Left

November 7, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In a routine pre-election action, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division will monitor polling sites in a total of 35 jurisdictions in 19 states. Some left-leaning websites cast the move as a voter-suppression effort because the attorney general’s announcement talked about voter fraud. In a […]

Trump Calls For Unity Amid Reports Of Bombs Sent To Political Opponents

October 25, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump called for unity and denounced political violence Wednesday as federal law enforcement officials investigated a series of explosive packages mailed to Democratic politicians and the cable network CNN. “In these times, we have to unify. We have to come together,” Trump said in the East Room of the […]

McConnell, Graham Recount Highlights, Lowlights Of Kavanaugh Fight

October 17, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was first elected in 1984, but says his biggest achievement to date is something that didn’t happen. “My decision not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy during the 2016 election was the most consequential decision I’ve ever made,” McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday at The Heritage Foundation […]

Trump Seeks Answers In Saudi Journalist’s ‘Terrible’ Disappearance In Turkey

October 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Saudi Arabia’s government has some explaining to do to the United States about a missing Washington Post columnist, foreign policy experts say, but the Trump administration shouldn’t make a rush to judgment. Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi journalist and columnist for the Post, was last seen Oct. 2 going into the […]