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Former vice president Joe Biden speaks during a meeting in New Hampton, Iowa, December 5, 2019. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) The former vice president says Trump needs congressional authorization for ‘any further action against Iran.’ Des Moines—While campaigning in Iowa on Saturday night, former vice president Joe Biden criticized President Trump’s decision to kill Iranian Quds Force
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Imagine trying to punish Donald Trump by making it easier for him to withdraw American troops from a Middle Eastern country. Next they’ll penalize him by greenlighting construction of a new Trump hotel and casino in downtown Baghdad. The headline is true, Iraq’s parliament did technically approve a resolution this morning that could potentially lead
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U.S. and European Union flags at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. (Francois Lenoir/Reuters) The U.S.–Europe relationship is too important to the world to founder over China or trade issues. Anniversaries and new years are always a good time to take stock of one’s blessings and make favorable resolutions for the months to come.
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Former vice president Joe Biden during the Democratic primary debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif., December 19, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) You might not have heard of her before, but Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer became the highest-ranking Iowa Democrat to formally endorse a 2020 presidential candidate when she threw her support to Joe Biden
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press briefing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., January 17, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) Enough is enough: It’s long past time for Congress to reclaim its constitutional war-making power. Nancy Pelosi complains that the Trump administration’s decision to assassinate Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani was “provocative and disproportionate” and that
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Tattoos are not new. What is new is their ubiquity and extent of body coverage. They meet the eye with livid starkness everywhere one looks, turning the atmosphere and the culture positively fluorescent. What was once a niche market has expanded exponentially. Practically everyone of a certain age group, say, late teens to early fifties,
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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro gestures during a televised townhall on CNN dedicated to LGBTQ issues in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 10, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Julian Castro departs the 2020 Democratic presidential race as yet another candidate whose media-hype-to-voter-appeal ratio was all out of whack. Roughly a year ago, I wrote, “the
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Members from Hashid Shaabi hold a portrait of Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Suleimani during a demonstration to show support for Yemen’s Shi’ite Houthis and in protest of an air campaign in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, in Baghdad March 31, 2015. (Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters) And scores a victory against terrorism The successful operation against
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Entrepreneur Andrew Yang walks through a crowd of media after the sixth 2020 Democratic presidential candidates campaign debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif., December 19, 2019. (Kyle Grillot/Reuters) It will be a tall task for the surprisingly successful outsider candidate, but not an impossible one. When it comes to beating expectations, Andrew
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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., December 3, 2019. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) The stock market fell over fears of unrest following a U.S. strike that killed Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani Thursday, but defense-contractor shares surged as speculation regarding possible conflict
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South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham reacts to report Barr disagreed with IG’s key finding 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 on FOX Broadcasting
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It’s ironic that political considerations suddenly now require Trump and the GOP to place their faith in the good judgment of the intelligence community after deriding them as deep-state liars for the past two years. Say what you will about Tucker Carlson, at least he’s consistent in receiving government assurances about the necessity of military
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Senator Rand Paul speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., December 4, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) on Friday joined skeptics of President Trump’s decision to authorize an airstrike on Iranian military commander Qassim Soleimani, suggesting in a series of tweets that the move may further destabilize the region and cautioning
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Every year, around the world, people bring in the New Year with a rendition of “Auld Lang Syne.” This Scottish song has long been attributed to Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns (1759–1796). And yet,  “Burns wasn’t the sole author,” according to Robert Crawford, Burns’s esteemed biographer … Read More
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Judge Vaughn Walker 2010—Eager to broadcast his show trial against Proposition 8 and traditional marriage, Chief Judge Vaughn Walker undertakes his third inept and illegal effort—all within the space of two weeks—to amend the local rule that bars televising of trial proceedings. Days after setting a ridiculously short period for public comment on a “proposed”
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I wrote today about the eminent historians who have taken on the 1619 project in an extraordinary letter to the New York Times asking for corrections of the blatant error and distortions. The signatories don’t exactly have to worry about making tenure, but we should still be grateful that they are speaking out. These errors,
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former vice president Joe Biden during the Democratic primary debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif., December 19, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign posted lackluster fundraising numbers during the final quarter of the year, placing her squarely behind the other top contenders for the Democratic nomination.
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Gavin Newsom speaks to reporters during his 2018 gubernatorial campaign in San Diego, Calif. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Never underestimate the Golden State: A review of the past year’s highlights I  still get buzzed when I recall that a majority of Californians looked at what Gavin Newsom allowed while mayor of San Francisco — rampant homelessness, transportation gridlock,
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Judge Don McSpadden mysteriously recused himself from Hunter Biden’s Arkansas paternity case. Days earlier, a private investigation firm was looking to intercede in the case. #TheStory #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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A U.S. Marine with Second Battalion, Seventh Marines, assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command 19.2, supervises his squad as they provide over-watch security at the U.S. embassy compound in Baghdad, Iraq, January 3, 2020. (Sergeant Kyle C. Talbot/USMC/Handout via Reuters) In a statement discussing the targeted assassination of Iran’s General
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