Attorney General William Barr returns to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, May 1, 2019. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) Attorney General William Barr will not appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as previously planned, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday evening. Citing the
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Hillary Clinton speaks in Las Vegas, Nev., in 2016. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) Her political power is waning, and her attempts to suggest indictment of Trump show her personal fears. Hillary Clinton recently editorialized about the second volume of special counsel Robert Mueller’s massive report. She concluded of the report’s assorted testimonies and inside White House gossip
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Attorney General William Barr testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, May 1, 2019. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) Is it already August? That’s usually the Beltway silly season appropriate for such a ridiculous non-scandal as the Great Bill Barr Summary of Findings Outrage of 2019. As everyone knows, Bill Barr released a brief letter summarizing the
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Impeachment? Senate Democrats would rather change the subject, The Hill’s Alexander Bolton discovered after talking it over with a few of them. Their answer for public consumption is that it’s just too soon after Robert Mueller’s investigation to get a grip on what the specific basis for impeachment might be: Senate Democrats are putting the
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Venezuelan National Guard (GNB) members face off with demonstrators during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, April 30, 2019. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that U.S. military action in Venezuela is on the table as the opposition to the socialist regime of Nicolás Maduro, led by self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó, takes to the
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On the day Joe Biden announced for president, I re-read one of my favorite articles about him. Brit Hume was a correspondent for ABC News in 1986 when he profiled Biden for The New Republic. Published under the headline “Mighty Mouth” in the September 1, 1986, issue, Hume’s piece expresses the strengths and weaknesses of
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President Donald Trump at the State of the Union shakes hands with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in Washington, D.C., February 5, 2019. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Pool via Reuters) Some time ago, President Trump’s team produced a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, which was really a $200 billion infrastructure plan with some wishful thinking attached. The
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President Trump to skip ‘boring’ White House Correspondents’ Dinner, host MAGA rally instead. #TheFive #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 Company and FOX
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“What matters more,” one discouraged Wall Street Democrat lamented to New York Magazine’s Gabriel DeBenedetti, “my social values or my paycheck?” After giving an overwhelming fundraising edge to Hillary Clinton in 2016, the sharp left turn by Democratic presidential hopefuls in 2020 has Wall Street funders thinking twice about their loyalties. Citing a “tremendous fear”
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President Jimmy Carter signs an extension of the Equal Rights Amendment at the White House, Oct. 20, 1978. (White House/National Archives) It is long past time to bury the proposed amendment. Is the federal Equal Rights Amendment still before the states? This week, the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the
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(File photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters) The push to allow felons to vote is more about gaining Democratic voters than rehabilitating people. Bernie Sanders, the Brooklyn socialist who represents Vermont in the Senate, has called for extending voting rights to prisoners currently incarcerated — all of them, he says, meaning: Terry Nichols, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Nidal Hasan, sundry
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Call this the Unified Theory of Politics, at least in the Trump era. The Wall Street Journal’s Gerald Seib wonders why Donald Trump seems to be baiting Democrats into starting impeachment proceedings. He concludes that impeachment might be the easiest way for Trump to win a second term, especially since he and his campaign don’t
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Grand Central Terminal in New York, N.Y., November 20, 2018 (Carlo Allegri/Reuters ) Americans need to keep in mind the aphorism, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This past weekend, Grand Central Terminal rolled out new digital departure and arrival boards, replacing the nostalgia of its split-flap Solari boards with a ubiquitous blue glow.
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Joe Biden speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Mass., April 18, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Less than a week after entering the Democratic presidential primary, former vice president Joe Biden is running substantially ahead of the other 19 primary candidates, according to a new poll from CNN out this morning.
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On today’s episode of The Great Books podcast, National Review’s John J. Miller discusses Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird with Deidra Birzer of Hillsdale College. Find the episode here. Radio Free California Episode 70 finds Will Swaim and David Bahnsen discussing how the California government is doing its best to wreck the state, from
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Five of the Democratic presidential hopefuls, including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Kamala Harris, say that if elected they would revive the JCPOA—the Obama administration’s gravely flawed nuclear deal with Iran that gave Iran a nuclear sunset clause, allowed it to keep developing ballistic missiles and centrifuges, concocted a ridiculously inadequate inspection regime, and freed
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Answering reporters’ questions as he departs the White House, President Trump says lawmakers should be focused on legislation not ongoing congressional investigations and the special counsel Robert Mueller’s completed report. 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,
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(Carlos Jasso/Reuters) The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a state law banning drug-induced abortions is unconstitutional, the Associated Press reported. The Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice had challenged the 2014 law, which banned the “off label” use of the abortion-inducing drug mifepristone, on the grounds that it forced doctors to rely on a sub-optimal, antiquated drug
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